Misheel Kids Foundation provides much needed dental care for a rolling count of more than 700 vulnerable and disadvantaged children in Mongolia, primarily at seven orphanages and daycare centers based in Ulaanbaatar.


Saraas Horse Trek Mongolia is proud to donate 20% of the tariff from this trek to support  Misheel Kids Foundation, bringing a brighter smiles to children, by oral health education and fully dental treatment to 7 different Orphanages and Day Care Centres in the Ger District area of Ulaanbaatar.

19.08.2024 - 06.09.2024

Zavkhan Desert Trek


19 days / 18 nights
19.08.2024 - 06.09.2024

Horse Riding

40 – 55 km / 5 – 7 hours
on horse a day

Riding ability

Suitable for good and advanced riders


14 days of horseback riding & 4 days of driving.
Transport of material goods and luggage with escort vehicle

$ 6300 (USD)

excl. tips, personal expenses, insurance, visa


Your riding tour will support the work of the Misheel Kids Foundation

Unique Magical Trek through Zavkhan Province in Western Mongolia

We start with our horses from Khyrgasnuur Lake, a huge salt lake, in the Uvs Province in the northwest of Mongolia, riding through endless wide stone desert followed by sand dunes, rocky mountains up to the green wide open steppe and forested hilly landscape to Ikh Uul in the Zavkhan Province.
From Ikh Uul we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar in 4 days and 3 nights to visit sights like Kharkhorin and Khusati National Park with its Przewalski horses.


Day 1: Flight from Ulaanbaatar to Ulaango

Flight duration with a direct flight approx. 3 hours (changes of the flight dates possible) Onward journey with our transport cars to the Khyrgasnuur lake approx. 200km to our camp and horses

Day 2 – 5

Riding through the endless expanse of the stone desert, along rivers with incredible landscapes

Day 6

Riding in the Mukhart river valley like in a fairy tale

Day 7

Desert and rock landscape at 1900 m.a.s.l. to Ulaagchny Lake

Day 8 – 10

Riding between grass landscapes and sand dunes towards Yaruu Sum

Day 11 – 15

The last 4 days alternating between green forested valleys and endless expanses to Ikh Uul Sum.

Day 16

Return journey by car via Tariat, visiting the volcano and spending the night in Tariat in Arkhangai province.

Day 17

Visit to the hot springs. In the afternoon continue to Kharkhorin, the former capital of Mongolia, with a visit to the monastery and museum.

Day 18

Camel riding in the sand dunes further to the famous Hustai National Park

Day 19

Sightseeing of the National Park and its famous Przewalski horses and return to Ulaanbaatar.

(These last driving days can also be shortened if it does not fit with the return flight dates)


With your booking you support underprivileged children in Mongolia. 20% of the proceeds from your booked horseback riding tour will benefit the Misheel Kids Foundation. Learn more: Misheel Kids Foundation

We highly recommend arranging an annulation or travel cancellation insurance.

Scope of services:
– Domestic flight from Ulaanbaatar to Uvs
– 15 days riding with Mongolian crew and translator
– 3 meals per day, 2 snacks per day, drinks; alcoholic drinks not included
– 4 days car ride, meals and all entrance tickets for the sightseeing objects as well as camel riding
– 2 -3 nights accommodation in ger camp

Not included:
– Tipps
– Insurance
– Personal expenses
– Visa

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.