Family Active Vacation - Ulaanbaatar

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 5/28/2020 - 2/15/2021Monday - Sunday:12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Airports
    Buyant Uhaa Airport, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Based on our experience taking dozens of families throughout Mongolia, we have designed the perfect vacation for you. This trip features activities that will keep your children busy, and will allow them to explore unfamiliar environments and to experience natural surroundings in safety during your family tour. The trip includes overnights in gers, traditional Mongolian style felt homes, and opportunities to try new sports like kayaking and horseback riding. If we are lucky, we will also meet with reindeer herders. All our family trips are led by our team members who have extensive experience working with kids.

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Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Stop At: Genghis Khan Square, Peace Ave, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
Arrival to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to hotel . Depending on time of arrival, you may have a short city sight-seeing tour. Evening welcome dinner.
Duration: 1 hour
Meals included:
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in 4-star hotel
Day 2: Ulaanbaatar Murun - Lake Khuvsgul
Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
One of the highlights of the trip is Lake Khuvsgul . We will take a flight to Murun, the provincial capital of Khuvsgul Province. One of the world's biggest fresh water sources, Lake Khuvsgul and its amazing surroundings are home to several of Mongolias ethnic minorities as well as a refuge for a wide variety of wildlife. Khuvsgul is truly a highlight of any trip to Mongolia. After landing in Murun we drive to Hatgal, a small town on the edge of the lake, then north along the lakes edge to the ger camp, arriving in time for an afternoon walk along the lakeshore.
Duration: 20 hours
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a ger camp.
Day 3: A hiking trip through the forests and meadows nearby the lake
Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
Today we take a hiking trip through the forests and meadows nearby the lake. Lying at about 1650 meters above sea level, surrounded by mountains that rise over 3100 meters (10170 feet), the waters of Khuvsgul are deep and spectacularly clear and pure. We will hike to a beautiful vantage point, locally known as Khyasaa (in Mongolian- steep cliff), from which we get a marvelous view over the Blue Pearl. In the evening, we return to our camp for a second and last night by the lakes shores.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in ger camp.
Day 4: Kayaking over the pristine lake
Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
Our day begins with few hours kayaking over the pristine lake. Back on land, we check-out the camp, and retrace our footsteps south. En route we pause by Erkhil lake, great place to watch some waterfowls. We then continue to an ancient burial site featuring Mongolias mysterious deer stones, memorial stones representing important leaders and warriors, carved with deer motifs. After lunch we drive to the banks of Delgermurun river. After setting in the camp, we take a hike to the beautiful mountain cave, and on to the top of the mountain for a beautiful open Mongolian steppe. We then hike back to the camp, where we spend the night by the river bank.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in ger camp
Day 5: Take flight to Ulaanbaatar
Stop At: Galuut, Mongolia
Today we will take the first available flight to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival, we will drive to Gun Galuut national park, The park offers great opportunities to observe rare wildlife. Lying at the shores of Ikh Gun Lake, home to many species of waterfowl, and next to Baits Mountain, natural habitat to the nearly extinct Mountain Sheep, there are great chances to observe some of Mongolias most impressive wildlife. The Kherlen River is situated only minutes away from the camp, and you can participate in optional easy kayaking.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in ger camp
Day 6: Drive to the newly constructed Chinggis Khan Monument
Stop At: Genghis Khan Statue Complex, Tsonjin Boldog, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
After breakfast, we leave the park and drive to the newly constructed Chinggis Khan Monument. Rising 40 meters in height over the surrounding steppes, this mighty structure plays a major symbol to the renewing Mongolian nation, after more than 300 years of foreign sovereignty over its people and territory. We then head for Terelj National Park. The park features unique rock formations, scenic valleys, a winding river, and restful groves of trees. Many nomads live in the park itself, where they find good grazing for their animals. We will visit a nomadic family and take the opportunity to learn about their unique way of life.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a ger camp
Day 7: Hike to the famous Turtle Rock
Stop At: Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
This morning we take an easy hike to the famous Turtle Rock, a symbol of wisdom and longevity to the Mongolian people. We then continue hiking to Ariabal Temple. The temple has been recently reconstructed, after the original temple had been destroyed during the communist purges of the 1930s. A great site of tranquility, it functions today as a meditation center to Buddhist monks. After early lunch, we leave the park and drive to Ulaanbaatar. In the evening we will enjoy a farewell dinner, followed with a trip to the top of the Zaisan Hill, to enjoy the view of the city at night.
Duration: 1 day
Meals included:
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a 4-star hotel.
Day 8: Departure
Pass By: Buyant-Uhaa, Buyant-Uhaa, Dornogovi Province
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.
Meals included:
Breakfast
No accommodation included on this day.

Inclusions

  • 7x Breakfast
  • 7x Dinner
  • 6x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 7 nights
  • Accommodation as per program
  • Domestic flight Ulaanbaatar/Murun/Ulaanbaatar
  • Meals as indicated in the program (full board basis)
  • Drinking water
  • Private 4WD vehicle
  • Local English or Spanish speaking guide
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • All transfers
  • Entry/Admission - Genghis Khan Square
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Hovsgol National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Genghis Khan Statue Complex
  • Entry/Admission - Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

Exclusions

  • Travel expenses to/from Mongolia
  • Travel Insurance
  • Mongolian visa
  • Excess luggage
  • Gratuities
  • Expenses of personal nature (food and drinks beyond those provided, laundry, etc.)
  • Anything not clearly mentioned in the program

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

Not recommended for pregnant travelers

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Most travelers can participate

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate