Khuumei tour

Khuumei tour

$2452 / Per Person

  • Duration

    7 Days
  • Tour category

    Cultural & Study tours
  • Tour code

    SN-S0023
TOUR OVERVIEW

  • Get away from the common tourist routes and discover Mongolian uniqueness in depth
  • Stay with typical nomad family experience this lifestyle
  • Discover the unique and landscape of the Altai Mountains & varied cultures
  • Meet local throat singers people & learn about traditions of and techniques of overtone singing
  • Stay at a most comfortable hotel & Lodges, offering spectacular views and a taste of rural nomadic life

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TOUR SUMMARY:

Days Main activities Accommodation Meals
Day 1 Khuumei workshop: meet Khuumei singers in Ulaanbaatar Hotel Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 2 Khovd town and Chandmani soum Ger Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4 Chandmani, Throat singers home Ger Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5 Mankhan soum Ger Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7 Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

TOUR PRICE:

$2452 Per Person

Single supplement: $223

Please inquiry special price for group at [email protected]

PACKAGE INCLUDED
Visit nomad family, Museum tickets, 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
Ulaanbaatar city tour, Single room supplement, Travel & medical insurance, Personal equipment, Alcoholic drinks and beverages,

Guided privately! However, you are a single person, a couple, or a group; you will have your own guide and driver for all airport pickups, drop-offs, and daily excursions.
 
Choose Your Own dates! This is not a fixed-departure-date tour. Just let us know the dates that you want to travel to Mongolia we will manage everything.  

Customizable! Do you want to travel longer or shorter or want to explore more? Please let us know, and we will design the itinerary and cost again for you.

TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Khuumei workshop: meet Khuumei singers in Ulaanbaatar

Today we will start our tour of Khuumei, Throat singing. We will meet Mr. Odsuren, who is the Khuumei master and teacher at University of Arts and Culture to get knowledge about Khuumei. Afternoon visit Morin Khuur ensemble and Khuumei singers.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Hotel

Day 2. Khovd town and Chandmani soum

Flight: MR Take a flight to Khovd town in far Altai Mountains. Visit local theatre and museum. Afternoon we will drive to the Chandmani soum the home of amazing throat singers. Throat singing is the traditional art of Mongolia originated from Western Mongolia. In Chandmani you will explore 8-80 years old men practice throat singing. Afternoon we will meet throat singers Overnight in throat singers home.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger

Day 4. Chandmani, Throat singers home

Stay with the nomad family in the morning. Afternoon visit local cultural center meet another throat singers of the village. * The Mongolian art of singing: Khuumei or throat singing is a style of singing in which a single performer produces a diversified harmony of multiple voice tunes, including a continued bass element produced in the throat. These singers may perform alone or in groups. Khoomei has practiced today among Mongolian communities in several countries, especially in western Mongolia.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger

Day 5. Mankhan soum

Today we will drive to Mankhan soum, to visit Gurval Tsenkher cave,  the famous Gurvan Senkher Cave from the center of Hovd town, traveling south across the arid grassland of the Mankhanii Steppe. There are two separate entrances to the cave, both facing the northern slope of a small rocky mountain, which stands on the bank of the Senkher River. About 20 meters deep, the cave was inhabited by humans 40,000 – 12,000 years ago during the Paleolithic Era rock paintings believed to have been made during that time cover the walls of its entrance chamber.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,
  • Ger

Day 7. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

Flight In the morning visit monastery in Khovd town. Afternoon a flight to Ulaanbaatar or optional tour extension

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