TIC 11.1 KHUVSGUL LAKE & TSAATAN PEOPLE

Overview

A multi-day tour to discover the life of reindeer herders living in the impressive mountain taiga, located in the northernmost part of the country while enjoying horseback riding through rolling hills. Wonderful opportunity to learn life both of Mongolian nomad family and reindeer herder’s, spending nights in a Mongolian traditional ger and teepee. (50 km by horse)

Price

  • 1 pax: $1660 per person
  • 2 pax: $1060 per person
  • 3 pax: $870 per person
  • 4-6 pax: $770 per person

Highlights

  • Khuvsgul Lake National Park
  • Visit nomad family
  • Horseback riding
  • The West Taiga
  • Visit Reindeer herders
  • Stay overnight in a teepee
  • Motorboat trip

Included

  •  Bus tickets
  •  A local car with an experienced driver
  •  Petrol
  •  A tour guide
  •  Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  •  Visit nomad family
  •  Visit Reindeer herders
  •  Tourist camp
  •  Horseback riding
  •  Horse guide
  •  Entrance fees
  •  Motorboat trip
  •  Bottled water

Not included

  •  Personal expenses and gratuities
  •  Travel insurance

Travel packing list

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Vaseline
  • Hand cream
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Dental floss
  • Wet tissue
  • Dry tissue
  • Toilet paper
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Gloves
  • Sleeping bag
  • Travel pillow
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Raincoat
  • Universal adapter plug
  • Flip-flops
  • Swimsuit

Itinerary

  • Drive to Khuvsgul province by a domestic bus (900km)
    • Arrival at 22:00

  • Drive to Tsagaan nuur town
  • Stay overnight in a nomad family

  • 40km horseback riding to Hogorog river
  • Stay overnight in a nomad family

  • 30km horseback riding to the West Taiga and watch the Taiga wildlife
  • Stay overnight in a Reindeer herder’s teepee
  • Visit the Tsaatan people /Reindeer herders/
  • Free time
  • Stay overnight in the Reindeer herder’s teepee

  • 35km horseback riding to Shishged river
  • Stay overnight in a nomad family

  • 40km horseback riding to Renchinlkhumbe town’s Tsanttolgoi
  • Stay overnight in a nomad family
  • Drive to Khatgal village & Khuvsgul lake (150km by car)

  • Walking around the Khuvsgul lake
  • Motorboat trip (1 hour)
  • Stay overnight in a tourist camp
  • Drive to the Murun city 
  • Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city by domestic bus at 15:00
  • Overnight in the bus


  • Arrive in Ulaanbaatar city at 8:00 (900km)

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