Pony trekking & comfort

Days:
12
Price:
1590 EUR
International flight not included
Comfort:
Difficult:
Horse riding Comfort & Luxury Sport & Active tour Must see Culture

From one yurts camp to another, ride in Orkhon Valley and Mini-Gobi. Each evening, you'll enjoy a comfortable bed, a warm shower and you'll rest in fitted out camps. A ride in huge spaces in one of the most lovely areas of Mongolia. Horseback created this original route for the horses lovers.

Ulan Bator
  • Arrival at the airport, meeting with our driver. Transfer to your hotel, settling in, and rest.

  • Appointment at 12 o'clock at your hotel with your guide. He will take you in the restaurant of your choice.

  • Let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National History Museum. Three floors of a rich, glorious, violent and noble past, from prehistory to Soviet period, including the creation of the great Mongolian Empire by Genghis Khan.

  • Walk in the centre of Ulan-Bator. Discovery of Gengis Khan Square and the House of Parliament.

  • At 18 o' clock, Mongolian traditional show at Tumen Ekh: folkloric dances, contortion, and of course khoomi, the overtone singing.

Accommodation
Hotel Nine
Ulan Bator
130km - 2h 30m
Khustai national park

Ulan Bator - Khustai national park

  • Visit of Gandantegchinlen Monastery. In the morning, lamas get together to pray. They will answer your questions at the Mongolian Buddhist Centre.

  • Journey to Khustai Reserve that houses the Przewalski horses (takh). Twilight is the best moment to observe them. We'll walk until the river where they drink, and observe them with no fear to bother.

  • Pony trek. We notably discover the sand dunes of Moltsog.

Breakfast
Hotel Nine
Lunch
Khustai camp
Dinner
Khustai camp
Accommodation
Khustai camp
Khustai national park
270km - 4h 30m
Kharkhorin

Khustai national park - Kharkhorin

  • Journey to Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia. The legendary city of Genghis Khan was founded in 1220 and was one of the stages of the silk road. The Mongolian Empire was governed from this city, until Kubilai Khan set up the capital in Beijing. Today, there are only a few vestiges left of the former capital.

  • Visit of Erdene Zuu Monastery, built in 1586 by a nomad prince. The Chinese and Tibetan-inspired buildings are surrounded with 108 sacred stupas. Visit of the Museum of Kharkhorin.

Breakfast
Khustai camp
Lunch
Local restaurant
Dinner
Anja camp
Accommodation
Anja camp
Kharkhorin
42km - 6h 30m
Khujirt
  • We go riding along the Orkhon River, in the Orkhon Valley that is inscribed on UNESCO World Heritage List. Orkhon Valley is a land of nomadism where many breeders settle their summer camp. We will attend the daily nomadic life.

    We reach Khujirt, where there are famous hot springs that have curative properties. Mongolians enjoy them a lot.

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Five-day trekking with the assistance of the logistics vehicle along the Orkhon Valley between Kharkhorin and the gates of the Naiman Nuur National Park.

Breakfast
Anja camp
Lunch
Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Ursa major
Accommodation
Ursa major
Khujirt
35km - 5h
Uurt

Day 5

  • We go on riding in the green steppe. Here, herds of yaks, sheeps, goats and horses graze in total freedom outside our dumbfounded eyes. A picturesque Mongolia stretches outside us and we go from surprise to surprise. We go to the place called "bend of Uurt" at the foothills of the Khangai Mounts.

Day 6

  • From our camp in Uurt, we ride through mountains and forests until Tovkhon Monastery, where Zanabazar, the first religious leader of Mongolia, created the Soyombo alphabet. The monastery is located 2312 metres (1,44 mile) above the sea level and from that place we'll have a wonderful view on the whole Khangai range. We'll picnic in exceptional surroundings, facing Orkhon Valley.

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Five-day trekking with the assistance of the logistics vehicle along the Orkhon Valley between Kharkhorin and the gates of the Naiman Nuur National Park.

Breakfast
5 Ursa major
6 Talbiun
Lunch
5 Picnic from the camp
6 Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Talbiun
Accommodation
Talbiun
Uurt
50km - 7h
Orkhon valley
  • We ride until the camp of our local guides, perfectly located in the heart of the valley. We meet the family and discover the breeders' life : milking the animals, preparing dairy products, cutting wood, etc. Tender moments with the family, we share the little moments of their daily life, such as playing anklebones with children.

    We attend the preparation of a Mongolian barbecue that we'll enjoy for dinner with the hosts.

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Five-day trekking with the assistance of the logistics vehicle along the Orkhon Valley between Kharkhorin and the gates of the Naiman Nuur National Park.

Breakfast
Talbiun
Lunch
Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Mongolian barbecue "Khorkhog"
Accommodation
Yurt for guests with a family
Orkhon valley
37km - 5h 30m
Böörgiin Oroi
  • Visit of Ulan Tsutgalaan falls, white flood flowing on the black stone, transformed in rainbow by a short sunray... These 16-metres (52,49 feet) falls are just magic ! They were formed 20.000 years ago, as a result of a unique combination of earthquakes and volcano eruptions.

  • Horseriding until the entrance of Naiman Nuur National Park. We'll follow our path across the steppes scattered with edelweisses, then we'll ride along the forests of larches and pines, before stopping for the night at Boorgiin Oroi, on the edge of a small wood, in front of the mountains of Naiman Nuur Park.

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Five-day trekking with the assistance of the logistics vehicle along the Orkhon Valley between Kharkhorin and the gates of the Naiman Nuur National Park.

Breakfast
Made by your team
Lunch
Made by your team
Dinner
Boorog camp
Accommodation
Boorog camp
Böörgiin Oroi
190km - 6h
Tsenkher hot springs
  • Arrival at Tsenkher hot springs, where you can lounge in the hot springs of the camp.

Breakfast
Boorog camp
Lunch
Picnic from the camp
Dinner
Shiveet Mankhan
Accommodation
Shiveet Mankhan
Tsenkher hot springs
250km - 4h
Khogno Khan
  • We arrive at the splendid rocky formations of Khogno Khan. Discovery of the park : semidesert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80-kilometre (49,71 miles) long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi".

  • Pony trek until Erdene Khambiin Monastery. "Monk Erdene's Monastery" dates from 17th century and was built in the mountain. Zanabazar built it in honour of his teacher, monk Erdene.

  • Visit of the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai.

Breakfast
Shiveet Mankhan
Lunch
Local restaurant
Dinner
Eden camp
Accommodation
Eden camp
Khogno Khan
280km - 4h 30m
Ulan Bator

Khogno Khan - Ulan Bator

  • Back to Ulan-Bator. Last herds of wild horses crossing the road outside our dumbfounded eyes, last yurts smoking far away, the steppe will be with us until the last moment.

    Arrival in town and settling in at your hotel, where you can rest a few moments.

  • Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go shopping in the centre of the city.

Breakfast
Eden camp
Lunch
Picnic from the camp
Accommodation
Hotel Nine
Flight back
  • Breakfast at the hotel. We go with you to the international airport of Ulan Bator. The transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight.

Breakfast
Hotel Nine
Start date End date Available Status Price
2019/05/15 2019/05/26 10 Not confirmed 1590 EUR
2019/06/12 2019/06/23 10 Not confirmed 1590 EUR
2019/07/03 2019/07/14 10 Not confirmed 1590 EUR
2019/07/17 2019/07/28 8 Confirmed 1590 EUR
2019/08/07 2019/08/18 10 Not confirmed 1590 EUR
2019/09/04 2019/09/15 10 Not confirmed 1590 EUR
2-2 3-5 6-10
2100 EUR 1690 EUR 1590 EUR
  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport

  • 2 nights in 3* hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included

  • Full pension during the tour

  • Water

  • 8 nights in comfortable yurts camp with warm showers

  • 1 night in guest house, in a host yurt

  • Journeys in japanese 4WD witi Air con + driver

  • Presence of the vehicle during the trek

  • Petrol

  • English-speaking guide

  • Assistant guide for groups > 8 persons

  • Local equestrian guides

  • Hire of the horses + 1 extra horse pour 3 or 4 persons in case of bad understanding with the horse or injury

  • Equestrian equipment with Kazakh or English saddles

  • Entrance fees for parks and museums indicated in the program

  • Traditional show

  • Equipment for meals (camping tables and chairs) and nights (sleeping bags)

  • International transport

  • Passport and visa fees

  • Repatriation insurance

  • Travel insurance

  • Drinks / alcohols extras

  • Meals in Ulan Bator

  • Phone calls

  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program