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Gobi Desert & Mountain Steppes Horse Trek 5 days

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Mongolia is a country of wide-open spaces, pristine nature, hospitable people and horse-based nomadic culture. Our Gobi desert and Mountain Steppes Horse Trek is one of the most recommended horse trekking holidays of Mongolia includes horse riding without time and space limit, many interesting activities, attractions and experiences such as nomadic life discovery while staying with nomads, learn to cook and try traditional meals, authentic Mongolian barbecue, some hiking in the Hugnu Tarni National Park, ruins of ancient monasteries, three and half-day horseback riding. The tour itself takes place in the transition zone of the Gobi desert, and mountain steppes make the tour more attractive and exciting. Camping in the wild nature and enjoying countless sparkling stars in the evenings are other highlights of the tour. You also stay traditional Mongolian dwelling Ger.

Itinerary Day by Day

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Day 1  Start the tour to Elsentasarkhai, northern edge of the Gobi, visit nomads and horse riding

Meet your guide and driver at the airport/ the railway station/at your accommodation. Before leaving Ulaanbaatar, prepare for the several days’ horseback adventures if needed. Start the tour to Elsentaserhai. Elsentasarkhai is a unique place represents the Gobi desert, mountain steppes, grasslands, and high mountains in a single area. Visit a nomad family and discover the uniqueness of nomadic life. Next, 2-3 hours accustom horse trekking over the steppes. In the evening, you will have an authentic Mongolian barbecue for dinner.

Accommodation: An extra ger of a nomad family

Day 2  Horseback riding to Ikh Mongol Mountain and Shireet Tsagaan Lake

Our adventure continues along long continues sand dunes with views of rolling mountains and open steppes on the other side. The small river flows along the sand dunes add scenery of green meadows. Our today’s destination is beautiful Ikh Mongolia Mountain and small Lake Shireet Tsagaan Nuur among sand dunes. The area is a central point of Mongolia. As well as, the foundation of today’s capital Ulaanbaatar was put here in 1639. Total riding distance is 22 km.

Accommodation: Camping

Day 3  Riding across the sand dunes, explore beautiful small lakes edge with the sand dunes and Hugnu Khan Mountain

Today, we will ride through the expanse areas of the sand dunes to its north. Explore small lakes have beautiful green and small colorful flowers dotted shores. Ride further to Hugnu Khan Mountain. Today, you may ride faster on open steppes if you wish. Arrive at picturesque mountain Hugnu Khan. Riding distance is 30 km.

Accommodation: Camping

Day 4  Explore the beautiful mountain, visit ruins of ancient temples and local worshipping area

After breakfast, we will visit the ruins of Erdenehamba temple. If you wish, you can walk up the mountain and see the ruins of Uvgun temple. Views of surrounding areas are awe-inspiring from the mountain top. Next, we will ride on a flatter area to Khadagt Khoshuu, a local worshipping place in Khugnu Khan Mountain. Ride to a ger camp and end of the horse riding. Riding distance is 28 km.

Accommodation: Ger camp

Day 5  Drive back Ulaanbaatar

We will arrive in Ulaanbaatar after 4-4.5 hours driving. Have lunch in a restaurant. Check-in the hotel and free time to discover the city your own.

Accommodation: 3* Hotel

Our Service

We will send you our quotation after we confirm the itinerary with you. The quotation will include experienced English-speaking (or your preferred languages) tour guides, entrance fee to the tourist attractions, accommodation, city transfers with private car and driver, domestic flights or trains, and insurance. The quotation varies in different tourist seasons.

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Early Birds Discount

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