Trip summary

  • Departure Ulaan Bataar
  • End Terelj
  • Countries
  • City
  • Theme Mountains, lakes and rivers
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Description

Welcome to Mongolia: this mini tour will take you to discover its most beautiful natural landscapes! Hustai National Park is the right place to visit if you want to relax and admire the natural habitat of Mongolia, the famous takhi wild horses but also marmots, deer, eagles and other birds. These horses were reinserted within the park in the early 1990s and are one of the last surviving species of wild horses in recent times. Discovered in western Mongolia at the end of the 19th century by a Russian explorer, they were reintroduced after having risked extinction.

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Welcome to Mongolia: this mini tour will take you to discover its most beautiful natural landscapes! Hustai National Park is the right place to visit if you want to relax and admire the natural habitat of Mongolia, the famous takhi wild horses but also marmots, deer, eagles and other birds. These horses were reinserted within the park in the early 1990s and are one of the last surviving species of wild horses in recent times. Discovered in western Mongolia at the end of the 19th century by a Russian explorer, they were reintroduced after having risked extinction.

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is one of the most famous nature parks, is located about 70 km from the capital and is famous for the "Turtle Rock" and the Ariyabal temple. It is a popular destination in Mongolia, many people often come here for the weekends or to enjoy nature far from the capital.
 

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Hustai National Park
    Day 1 - 2 Transfer by car
    Hustai National Park

    We will pick you up at your hotel, or at the airport / train station depending on your needs in the early morning to drive to Hustai National Park (about 90km). Here we will stop to see a short documentary explaining how the park was born and the history of the famous takhi wild horses and we will have lunch.

    Afterwards we will take a walk through the park and we will travel to various parts by car in the most interesting places, continuing on foot. We will leave our things to the nomads in the ger and we will make their acquaintance: they will welcome us gently as usual. A good hot tea and dish of noodle or ravioli with meat and vegetables are waiting for us.

    We will stay in a wild environment for two days to admire nature and see the stars hosted by the nomads in the ger. On the second day we will ride for an hour in the park, and then, after lunch, we will return to the capital.
     

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  • 2
    Terelj Park
    Day 3 Transfer by car
    Terelj Park

    Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is one of the best-known natural parks, about 70 km from the capital and is famous for the "Turtle Rock" and the Ariyabal temple. We will spend the day visiting the famous rock and the Ariyabal temple, possible extra horse ride.
     

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes

    • Breakfasts, lunches and dinners (except the last dinner in the capital)     
    • Transportation by jeep / off-road vehicle (depending on road conditions)     
    • Bottled mineral water     
    • Cost of entry into parks / structures / museums     
    • Guide speaking Italian or English depending on the request     
    • Mongolian guide / driver
       

    Price does not include

    • Personal expenses     
    • Travel insurance     
    • Flight ticket     
    • Train ticket