Discover mongolia and horse riding tours

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Day1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and city tour

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. You’ll be greeted at the airport and escorted to your hotel. After lunch take a half-day city tour including a visit to the National History Museum, where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present. And an excursion to the Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. Overnight in the hotel.  (L+D)

Day2. Drive to Bulgan soum and visit nomad family

In the early morning, drive to Bulgan soum of Orkhon province, an area where you will experience and learn unique lifestyle of nomads by living and staying with them. Visit the nomad family. You are free to taste the favorite drink of Mongolians – airag, fermented mare’s milk. You may also enjoy tea and conversations with the family, take hikes or read a book around the family Ger. That would probably be the best experience to challenge you with exotic nomadic life in very rustic condition for a while. In the evening you will be filled with a lesson on “Shagai”, traditional game. Play game of “Horse racing” by “Shagai” with family members and compete them. Overnight with the nomad family. (B+L+D)

Day3. Tour to Murun town

After breakfast drive to Murun town, the capital of Huvsgul province. Take a city tour of Murun town and visit museum. Relax in local hotel. (B+L+D)

Day4. Huvsgul National Park

Today, we will drive to Huvsgul Lake, the deepest and purest lake in Mongolia. You will have 2 days for relaxing and enjoying in the end of tour. On the way visit a fantastic historical area including 2-3m high deer stone, 3-4m high tombs, ruins of Munh Khaan’s palace and monuments for Kul Bilge Khaan in Uushgi uvur. You have opportunity to trek to the lakeside & mountain for taking photos and exploring and enjoying the wildlife, flora & fauna of Huvsgul lake area. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day5. Take a boat tour to see Mongolian reindeer

Today we take a boat tour to see local reindeer in the deep taiga forest. Reindeer are herded for their antlers, a lucrative medicinal material as well as for their milk and meat. You have a chance to ride reindeer and take your memorable pictures. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day6. Drive to Jargalant and visit nomad family

After breakfast we will drive Jargalant soum, Visit Jargal Jiguur hot springs, sulphar springs that emerge from the ground (300m) at 70 degrees Celsius. Facilities include outdoor baths (male and female), showers and accommodation. We will visit a local horsemen family where you have an opportunity to experience their way of life, their culture and traditions. Dinner is real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

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