Horse-riding journey in Taiga and Tsaatan

Horse-riding journey in Taiga and Tsaatan

$2480 / Per Person

  • Duration

    9 Days
  • Tour category

    Active & Adventure tours
  • Tour code

    SN-S0021
TOUR OVERVIEW

  • Get out the typical sightseeing tours and challenge yourself with a horse riding journey in the beautiful nature to the taiga
  • Experience the best of Mysterious Taiga with opportunities for adventure at every turn
  • Meet most remote Tsaatan tribes and explore their lives
  • An unforgettable off road-adventure with a Russian 4WD van made
  • Experience the epic culture of Shaman and witness the spiritual ritual

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TOUR SUMMARY:

Days Main activities Accommodation Meals
Day 1 Fly to Murun town, start an adventure Ger camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Tsagaan nuur village Ger camp Lunch, Dinner
Day 3 West Taiga forest and horse riding Tepee Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Visit a settlement of Reindeer people Tepee
Day 5 Ride back to Tsagaan nuur Ger camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6 Leave taiga towards Khuvsgul Lake tented camp Breakfast, Lunch,
Day 7 Khusvgul lake tented camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 8 Khuvsgul Lake tented camp Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 9 Fly back to Ulaanbaatar or optional tour extension

TOUR PRICE:

$2480 Per Person

Single supplement: $189

Please inquiry special price for group at [email protected]

PACKAGE INCLUDED
Visit nomad family, Museum tickets, Activities boating, horse riding, camel riding, Meals as mentioned in the itinerary, Accommodation in Hotels, 4WD off road van, Private English speaking guide, Tourist Ger camp, Entrance fees, Transportation,
SERVICES NOT INCLUDED
Local flight, Ulaanbaatar city tour, Travel & medical insurance, Personal equipment, Alcoholic drinks and beverages,
TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Fly to Murun town, start an adventure

This morning we are taking an early flight to Murun town, capital of the Khuvsgul province. We are driving towards the Darkhad depression. Late afternoon we will settle tour camp in the beautiful valley of nearby the entrance of taiga.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger camp

Day 2. Tsagaan nuur village

Today we will continue the s off-road drive to Tsagaanuur, a remote village located in the Darkhad depression. Distance is about 18km, but it will 5 to 8 hours off-road depending on weather conditions. The late evening group will check in at a local ger camp. Tsagaannuur village is elevated 2350m above sea level. In the village, we will prepare for the next adventure of horse tiding to the taiga.

  • Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger camp

Day 3. West Taiga forest and horse riding

After having breakfast in the morning we are starting our journey towards east Taiga, 4WD vehicle will help us to cross the river. Then we will meet a local horse riding guide who will take us to the taiga. Before we start guide will give instructions to ride and safety guidelines. Today we will ride about 5 hours to reach a Tsaatan tribe.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Tepee

Day 4. Visit a settlement of Reindeer people

We are spending half-day experiencing the lifestyle of reindeer people and having conversations with them. After lunch with the reindeer people, we are riding our horses back to Uhert, where our jeeps are waiting for us. In the evening we will arrive back at the camp. After dinner, we will see the intriguing ritual of a Shaman, near the camp.

  • Tepee

Day 5. Ride back to Tsagaan nuur

In the morning stay with Tsaatan people. The afternoon starts riding back to Tsagaan nuur village. Late afternoon return at the ger camp and relax.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger camp

Day 6. Leave taiga towards Khuvsgul Lake

Today we are traveling to Khuvsgul Lake by 4WD, today we will drive about 190km and tented camp nearby the beautiful valley of Mt. Delgerkhaan.

  • Breakfast, Lunch,
  • tented camp

Day 7. Khusvgul lake

After having settled in our gers at a lakeside tourist camp we are enjoying a relaxing afternoon until dinner. Overnight in the tourist camp.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • tented camp

Day 8. Khuvsgul Lake

A full day of exploring the surrounding area of the beautiful blue lake. Optional activities include trekking, rafting, fishing, or horse riding. In the evening, enjoy a brief folklore singing and dancing concert at the camp.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • tented camp

Day 9. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar or optional tour extension

After breakfast at the camp, transfer to Murun airport for onward flight to Ulaanbaatar or next tour.

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