Khaggi Khan Nuur Trek
Juli 31th – August 08rd 2018
Destination: Khaki Khan Nuur, a moraine-dammed lake at 1700 MSL
20 – 35km horseback riding, 4 to 6 hours on horse a day
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Check in at a guest-booked hotel, possibly doing a tour of the city.
Day 1: Drive to home camp
Leaving of the city in the morning towards home camp, located a 2 hour drive east from Ulaanbaatar. A possible stop allows the buying of snacks and other personal items. Once at home camp, horses will be allocated and packhorses loaded. After lunch at home camp, we set off on our trek into Mongolia’s breathtaking wilderness. From now on, all over night stays will be in tent.
Day 2 – 4: En route to the moraine-dammed lake
We ride along the Tuul River and traverse it multiple times. Traveling through a diverse mixture of landscapes such as swampland, steppe and taiga forests. At the end of day 4, we reach the moraine-dammed lake Khaki Khan Nuur (black lake).
Day 5: Khaki Khan Nuur
We take a swim with the horses in the lake, hike around the area or simple rest and absorb the unique landscapes of the national park.
Day 6: Through taiga forests on horseback
Leaving the lake behind, we start traveling back towards home camp, heading south on a different route that leads us through taiga forests.
Day 7 – 8: Alternating steppe and river scenery
On horseback, we appreciate the passing landscapes and inhale the fresh air as we comfortably ride towards home camp.
Day 9: Arrival at home camp and return to Ulaanbaatar
In the early afternoon we reach home camp. After lunch and saying farewell to horses and the crew, you return to Ulaanbaatar and check in to a hotel of choice.
Departure from Mongolia
Price per person: 1620.- USD
Number of Participants: 3-8 people (trips starting from 1 participant at a premium)
We highly recommend arranging an annulation or travel cancellation insurance.
Scope of services:
– 9 days of horseback riding
– 8 overnight stays in tent
– 3 meals a day
– potable water
– an accompanying crew
– international trip companion
Not included services:
– personal expenses
Please note: This schedule is subject to change at any time.
Weather conditions in Mongolia are often unpredictable. Flexibility and endurance are thus essential for a horseback riding.
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