TOUR TO HIGH MOUNTAIN

Day 1: Fly to Khovd aimag and trip to Duut soum (lowest administrative unit)

After arriving in the center of Khovd aimag, our guests will be driven to Duut soum, which is located 100 km west of Khovd, 2400 m above sea level. The majority of soum population is comprised of different ethnic groups like Uriankhai, Uuld, Khalkh, and Kazakhs. Things to enjoy and experience in this part of the country include customs and traditions of the ethnic peoples along with the incredible natural beauty: rock paintings, desert forest and rock statues. On the way back to the soum center, stops at Tsagaan burgas (White Willow), Black Water Lake and Shuvuun Tsuglaan (Bird Congregation) will be made. You will stay in a Gerc amp, close to a herder family.

Day 2: Experiencing the nomadic way of living

On this day is to visit nomads and their families and witness the nomadic lifestyle. Local people are excited to welcome the guests so they can enjoy their unique hospitality and traditional way of living. In addition to conversing with herders, talking and conversation, guests can test home-made dairy products as such dried curds and other locally-known foods. By interacting with nomadic people in real life circumstances, there are opportunities for you to experience first-hand  and work together with nomads and see how clever the herders are with making efficient use of both natural and livestock-derived raw materials.  Exciting camel riding and traditional games will take place in the afternoon. You will stay overnight in the Ger prepared for you.

Day 3: Sightseeing tour to high mountain rangeland type

We  will offer hiking on this day. We will hike to the top of the mountain. On the way you will enjoy the beauty of the landscape, wild animals and rare species of the Desert Steppe zone. On Day 5, guests will stay outdoors overnight in a tent under the beauty of the clear night sky with sparkling stars. This area is rich in Saussurea involucrate,so while you are walking you will have an opportunity to see this beautiful plant.

     

Day 4: Sightseeing day

A day will be made available for our guests to visit some parts of the natural park and other attractions.

Three Blues Cave. The cave itself was created during the upper Paleolithic period. The cave has well-reserved the rock art.  Researchers purport that the rock carvings and paintings/drawings in the Gurvan Tsenkher cave date back to 25000-15000 BP. 

Day 5: Back to UB

Fly to Ulaanbaatar. You can shop for souvenirs and cashmere.

 

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Published: 2018-04-16 05:43:57