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Type

Central part of Mongolia

Accommodation

All types of accommodation available as you book.

Tour to Great White Lake for 7 days

On this trip you'll enjoy the landscape of Mount Khogno Khaan Nature Reserve, and the sand dunes nearby called "Elsen tasarkhai", learn about Buddhism and the history of Mongolia, and one of the most popular tourist attraction Great White lake, Khorgo volcano. Furthermore you'll enjoy walking around the Ugii lake which is famous for fishing. You'll be able to experience typical nomadic family lifestyle and do horse riding.

Accomodation YES
Duration 7 days, 6 nights
Group Size 2-16
Overland
Tour Distance 1500 kms
Tour Operator Idre tour

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Route:  Ulaanbaatar - Khogno Khaan- Kharkhorin/Erdenezuu/-Tsenkher hot spring-Great White lake-Ugii lake-Ulaanbaatar

Activities:  Horseback riding, visiting museums, experience nomadic family life style and hiking.

Availability:  From March to end of November

Price:  All prices are per day

Budget

169USD/1pax

190USD/2pax

258USD/3pax

308USD/4pax

330USD/5pax

Comfortable

241USD/1pax

270USD/2pax

378USD/3pax

468USD/4pax

540USD/5pax

Note: Difference between comfortable and budget is the accommodation.  Budget tour includes stay in nomadic family ger, comfortable tour includes stay at Ger camps which are a kind of 3*hotel standard.

Day-1

We'll to drive to Mount Khogno Khaan Nature Reserve in the afternoon. On reaching the mountain after a couple of hours you will arrive at a nomadic family ger in front of this beautifully forested rocky mountain. The mountain is home to hundreds of birds, deer, and gazelle. You'll be able to go hiking around the area or to the small sand dunes nearby called " Elsen tasarkhai".  Spend the night in a ger.

Day-2

We'll drive to Kharkhorin, an ancient capital of Mongolia. The Erdenezuu Monastery was the first Buddhist monastery in Mongolia. Its construction began in 1586, but the monastery was not totally finished till 300 years later. The building of the monastery was done with stones from  the ancient capital Kharkhorin only. Around 60 temples used to be inside its walls, but the Stalinist purges destroyed many, and only 18 of them remained untouched. Nowadays, the monastery is reopened for Buddhist monks and also for visitors. After visiting Erdenezuu we’ll spend the night in a ger ( yurt ) guesthouse near Erdenezuu temple.

Day-3

We’ll drive to Tsenkher hot spring.  You’ll be able relax taking natural hot bath in the hot spring water.  Stay at ger camp at Tsenkher hot spring.

Day-4-5

Drive to Great White Lake and Khorgo Volcano. Khorgo-Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National park was established to protect the spectacular mountain scenery and endangered species of fauna and flora. The area has extinct volcanoes, many beautiful lakes, a great number of animals and birds, and is definitely one of the best natural tourist attractions. Khorgo is a unique natural complex (2240 m), National Park surrounded by the Khangai Mountains, which is 3000 meters above the sea level. In the craters some of them are very tiny crystal- clears lakes. The Khorgo crater, situated at an altitude of 2.210 meters with a diameter of 20 meters and depth of 70 to 80 meters, is the most stunning.

Day-6

We’ll drive to the Lake Ugii where you can enjoy some hiking. On the way, we’ll take a break at an interesting huge rock called “Taikhar” in the steppe.

Day-7

We’ll back to Ulaanbaatar.

Please click here for Tour booking terms and conditions.

  • Transportation with fuel
  • Guide/cook/
  • Entrance fee for the National park
  • Ticket fee at Erdenezuu temple museum
  • Accommodation at nomadic family ger
  • Ger camp at the hot spring "Tsenkher"
  • Full board
  • 1.5L of drinking water per person a day
  • Horseback riding for a couple of hours
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Price for showers you might take along the way
  • Personal toileries
  • Tips for drivers & guides