Tour to the Lake Khovsgol for 10 days
Ulaanbaatar – Khogno Khaan mountains –Erdenezuu temple museum – Tsenkher hot spring – Great White lake – Zuun nuur – Lake Khovsgol – Khutag Undur – Amarbayasgalant temple -Ulaanbaatar
Camel riding for an hour, horseback riding at the lake Khovsgol for a day, see wild horses, visit Erdenezuu temple museum and Kharkhorin archaeology museum, enjoy the hot bath in the yurt camp made from natural hot spring, hiking, climbing the sand dunes, and experiencing local family daily life style
What to bring:
Wind breaker or waterproof jacket, hiking shoes, sweatpants, sweatshirt, long sleeves shirts, cap, swimming suits, personal toiletries, head or touch lamp, and sunglasses. For detailed information please click here
Total distance: 2200kms
Tour length: 10 days
Capacity: 2-15 people
Tour price: All prices are for per person.
12 or more pax
The Lake Khovsgol is a beautiful unique environment and a very special travel experience for a budget tour. Because of its unique flora and fauna and fascinating nomadic way of living, Lake Khovsgol is well worth the journey.
Khustai National park: Day -1
Visit Khustai National park and see wild horses called “Taki” also, it’s known as Przewalski’s horse. After lunch, we’ll drive to Khogno Khaan mountain, a perfect place for walking, so it’s good for spotting ibex, wolves and many varieties of hawk. Spend the night in a family’s spare yurt.
Kharkhorin-Tsenkher hot spring: Day-2
We ride camels for an hour after breakfast and then drive to an ancient capital Kharkhorin to visit Erdenezuu temple museum.
After the museum, we drive to Tsenkher hot spring. Will spend the night in tourist yurt camp because it has perfect natural hot bath, so you’ll enjoy taking hot bath.
Great White lake: Day-3
The National park covers 28 square kilometers including Togoo Uul 2.240 meters above sea level and the lake is called Terkhiin Tsagaan. For the night, we stay in a local family’s spare yurt.
Khorgo volcano: Day-4
Hike from the lake to Khorgo volcano for a day and enjoy the fantastic scenery from the top of volcano. Stay in the same family’s spare yurt for guests.
Day-5 Heading to the Lake Khovsgol
On this day, we head to the Lake Khovsgol but on the way we’ll sleep in tents near Zuunnuur in order to avoid long driving. And you’ll have an experience of camping with pretty sunset.
Reach the Lake Khovsgol: Day -6
– From Zuunnuur to Khatgal village, Khovsgol province.
Khovsgol National park covers 8.381 square kilometers including the Lake Khovsgol.
It has been protected since 1992. And Taiga forest has Euro Asian otter, beaver, moose, reindeer, argali, Siberian ibex, snow leopard, red deer, Siberian roe deer and many other wild animals. A family spare yurt for the night.
Horseback riding: Day-7
Horseback riding day by the lake shore and enjoy the magnificent view of the area. We’ll spend the night in the same family’s spare yurt.
Khutag Undor: Day-8
Camp near Khutag Undur village and you’ll enjoy scenery while we’re driving, so you can stop for pictures as many times as you want.
Amarbayasgalant temple: Day-9
It is one of the most interesting Buddhist temples. Over night in a yurt camp.
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar.
- English speaking tour guide/cook
- National park entrance fees
- Camel riding for an hour
- Horse riding for a day
- Accommodation as mentioned in the itinerary
- 1.5L drinking water a day per person
- Full board(9 breakfast, 10 lunch, 9 dinner)
- Sleeping bags
- Accommodation in UB
- Travel insurance
- Personal toiletries
- Tips for the driver and the guide
- Visa fee
- Travel insurance
- Alcohol drinks