DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrival / Hustain Nuruu National Park

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, you will be welcomed by Mongolian Outdoor Travel’s guide and transfer to Hustain Nuruu National Park (1,5 hours) , enjoy welcome dinner in Mongolian style restaurant. (Ger Camp D; )

Day 2. Hustain Nuruu National Park /Horse back riding

Spend this day at Hustain Nuruu National Park for getting to familiarize yourself with Mongolian horses and explore this reservation of wild horses, after 3-4 hours of horse back ride return to ger camp for dinner and overnight. (Ger Camp; B, L,D)

Day 3. Bayan Ulgii province/Shar Nuur Lake

Early morning transfer to airport, fly to Bayan Ulgii province (3 hours), upon arrive we welcomed by our horseman and crew then transfer to outskirt of Ugii town, after 1.5 hours of horse ride we camp next to Shar Nuur Lake. Overnight in gers. (Temporary ger camp; B, L,D)

Day 4. Sagsai River Valley

Today we start riding our epic horse journey towards home of Kazakh Eagle Hunters, ride through Omno Gol Valley, stop on the way stretching your legs and visiting to Uriankhai ethnic group, and witness their ancient compound bow and bone tipped arrows, lunch nearby Sagsai River, continue to ride and afternoon arrive in Mogoit Pass, or Shake Pass, overnight tents in foothill of multi-colored pass of Mogoit. Overnight n gers. (Riding time 5-6 hours) (Temporary Ger Camp; B,L,D )

Day 5. Mogoit Pass / Sagsai River Valley

Our ride will follow a gradual ridgeline of the Mogoit (2700 meter ) with surrounding views of the Altai Mountains. This route then drops to the Sagsai River Valley, where is summer homes of Uriankhai nomads. After settling in nearby Altai village, there is the option to ride to the nearby village of Altai or you may choose to relax at the ger. (Riding time 5-6 hours) (Temporary Ger Camp; B,L,D)

Day 6. Chihertei Lake

Following a leisurely breakfast, we leave Altai village and horse trek to Chihertei lake at 2600 meters. We start trekking heading up the Chihertei Lake. This is a little used trail that starts off rocky and then meanders though a glacial boulders and murrains.

Pack lunch on the way, afternoon arrive in ger camp nearby lake. Overnight in ger.   (Temporary Ger Camp; B, L,D)

Day 7. Chihertei Lake Base Camp

Spend this day at base camp at Chihertei Lake as leisurely, you may chose to do a hike up to the nearby mountains to see vistas of surrounding valleys, or visit to Kazakh family where there is a traditional dwellings decorated hand made wall hangings. The contents of the ger decorations are still in traditional way not a factory made items. Optional daily horse back ride surrounding areas based on riders wish, overnight in gers. (Hiking time 1-2 hours) (Temporary Ger Camp; B,L,D)

Day 8. Chihertei Lake/Kazakh Eagle Hunters

One of the highlight of entire trip, after breakfast we'll join for group of Eagle Hunters and starting to ride through the rugged and imposing hills and witness their training methods for young eagles, after good hour of horse ride we return to base where we will have community style lunch with eagle hunters, afternoon we enjoy seeing Kazakh war tug game “KUK-BAR” and folk music performed by locals, overnight in gers. (Riding time 1-2 hours) (Temporary Ger Camp;B,L,D)

Day 9. Ulgii town

Morning farewell to locals we start riding back to Altai village, after couple hours of horse back ride picked by our jeeps then take a return drive to Ulgii town (3.5-4hours), afternoon we arrive in temporary ger camp nearby Shar lake, if time allows we visit to Ulgii town for experience of the westernmost town of country, overnight in gers.  ( Temporary Ger Camp; B, L,D) 

Day 10. Ulgii town/ Ulaanbaatar

Morning transfer to Ulgii town for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar, fly to Ulaanbaatar (3 hours), upon arrive transfer to hotel. Once arrive at the hotel, you'll have time to relax and enjoy some wine before farewell dinner. (Hotel; B, L, D)

Day 11. Departure

Depart in the morning for airport t and connect to international flights home. (B; )

Pricing: $3522 (2-4 members) per person based on double occupancy

               $2444 (5-8 members) per person based on double occupancy

               Single supplement fee: $290 per person

Round trip domestic airfare of  between Western Mongolia and Ulaanbaatar: $245 per passenger (subject to change)