Across the Orkhon Valley

12 day

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Day Trip

Group Tour

2 days of an adventurous trip to Naiman Nuur Park with pack yak is exclusively offered only by this tour.
3 nights with nomadic families is the best way to discover their daily life.
We worked hard on our saddles to give you maximum possible comfort as well as suit the Mongolian horse.
Orkhon Valley is registered as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Across the Orkhon Valley photo 1 Across the Orkhon Valley photo 2 Across the Orkhon Valley photo 3

Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Ulaanbaatar

Stop At: Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar
Arrival in Mongolia.

Your English speaking translator picks you up at Chinggis Khan Airport and takes you to your hotel.
Your guide is waiting for you at the hotel's front desk and will have lunch.
We will visit Gandantegchinlin Monastery and the National Museum of Mongolian History.
Dinner (not included) and night at a hotel (2* – twin or triple room).
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar – Orkhon Valley

Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
Breakfast and drive to nomad family in Orkhon Valley.
We will be starting our trip early because we will spend 8 to 9 hours driving.
Arrival in the nomad family in the evening and this will probably be your first time to experience the nomadic life.
Dinner and stay overnight in the separate yurt of...
Itinerary

Day 1: Ulaanbaatar

Stop At: Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar
Arrival in Mongolia.

Your English speaking translator picks you up at Chinggis Khan Airport and takes you to your hotel.
Your guide is waiting for you at the hotel's front desk and will have lunch.
We will visit Gandantegchinlin Monastery and the National Museum of Mongolian History.
Dinner (not included) and night at a hotel (2* – twin or triple room).
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Ulaanbaatar – Orkhon Valley

Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
Breakfast and drive to nomad family in Orkhon Valley.
We will be starting our trip early because we will spend 8 to 9 hours driving.
Arrival in the nomad family in the evening and this will probably be your first time to experience the nomadic life.
Dinner and stay overnight in the separate yurt of a nomadic family.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Orkhon Valley – Naiman Nuur Park

Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
Breakfast and we start our first day adventure on horseback heading to Naiman Nuur Park.
We roam through Orkhon Valley on horseback.
Ancient lava flow marks colliding with Orkhon River makes the entire valley astonishingly beautiful. And it says all about the volcanic leaks and eruptions which changed the valley eons ago.

Picnic lunch en route. The picnic lunch and everything else will be brought by our support vehicles, not carried on horses so that you can ride more comfortably.

We set up our camp near the Naiman Nuur Park entrance after the ride. Our yak guides will join us here. Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 4: Horseback adventure in Naiman Nuur Park (with pack yaks)

Stop At: Khuisiin Naiman Lake, Mongolia
From this day, we change our pace on a different level depending on the change of the landscapes: wide open spaces to wild and remote landscapes. Welcome to The Naiman Nuur Park!
This is a place where no vehicles can reach, thus we load the equipment and your personal items on pack yaks.
We pack everything and start our trip to the steep mountains.
We arrive at yak breeder family and stay there for 2 nights in separate yurts (4-5 persons per yurt)
Lunch and dinner with the family.From this day, we change our pace on a different level depending on the change of the landscapes: wide open spaces to wild and remote landscapes. Welcome to The Naiman Nuur Park!
This is a place where no vehicles can reach, thus we load the equipment and your personal items on pack yaks.
We pack everything and start our trip to the steep mountains.
We arrive at yak breeder family and stay there for 2 nights in separate yurts (4-5 persons per yurt)
Lunch and dinner with the family.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 5: Horseback ride in Naiman Nuur Park

Stop At: Khuisiin Naiman Lake, Mongolia
Breakfast

This is the day we ride through beautiful forest mountains heading to the lakes of Naiman Nuur Park.

Picnic lunch in the Park.

Dinner and stay overnight in the yurt.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Leaving the Naiman Nuur Park to Orkhon Valley with pack yaks

Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
Breakfast

It’s time to say goodbye to our welcoming host family.
We head back to the Orkhon Valley leaving Naiman Nuur Park traveling through a steep mountain road thanks to our tough horse and skilled yak guiders.
We set up our camp near the forest which is located in between the Naiman Nuur Park and Orkhon Valley.

Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 7: Orkhon Valley Horse Riding Trip reaches Orkhon Falls

Stop At: Orkhon Waterfall, Orkhon River Valley, Bat Ulzii Mongolia
Breakfast.

We are now back in the Orkhon Valley.
As we ride through the valley, we will stop at Orkhon Falls.
We set up our camp in the wilderness after the ride.

Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 8: Orkhon Valley Horse Riding Trip reaches Tovkhon Monastery

Stop At: Tovkhon xiid, Khotont, Mongolia
Breakfast and we head to Tovkhon Buddhist Monastery which has about 400 years of history. We reach the monastery with our horses situated at over 2600m above sea level.

Picnic lunch.The views are magical where you can see the enormous valley with forest mountains in the background while riding down the mountains to the Orkhon Valley.

This part of the land is the origin of the nomad life dating back to thousands of years.
We set up our camp in the wilderness after the ride.

Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 9: Orkhon Valley Horse Riding Trip

Stop At: Orkhon Valley, Mongolia
Breakfast and we ride deeper into the Khangai Mountains.
Picnic lunch.
We set up our camp in the wilderness after the ride.
Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 10: Orkhon Valley – Kharkhorin

Stop At: Kharkhorin, Kharkhorin, Ovorkhangai Province
Breakfast and continue our trip on horseback to Kharkhorin, the old capital city of Mongolia.
Picnic lunch en route.
We set up our camp under open sky near Kharkhorin.
We will drive to Erdene Zuu Monastery after we set up our camp.
This is the last day with our horses and equestrian guides.
Dinner and stay overnight.
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 11: Kharkhorin – Ulaanbaatar

Stop At: Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar
Breakfast.
It’s time to give your horses and equestrian guides a warm hug and say goodbye.
We leave to Ulaanbaatar early and arrive in the afternoon.
Picnic lunch.
You'll be offered to go shopping (cashmere and souvenir) with a guide for the rest of the afternoon.
We don't include dinner to leave you a wide range of choices of Ulaanbaatar cuisine.
Night at a hotel (2* – twin or triple room).
Duration: 1 day

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 12: Ulaanbaatar

Stop At: Ulaanbaatar, Ulaanbaatar
Transfer to the airport after breakfast.
Duration: 8 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

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Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered

Airports

  • Chinggis Khaan International Airport, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


12:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.