THE CLASSIC TOUR - 21 DAYS - 2300 KMS
A 2300 kms journey aimed at discovering and appreciating the variety of Mongolia landscape. From the Orkhon river valley to the Gobi desert. During this slow motion trip, you will enter the traditional gers to meet this great nomadic people.Trout fishing, horse riding and walks will be on the programme.
Departure from Cheketours to avoid the traffic in UB. This is the big start. Today, we drive to Dashinchilen through the Khustain Nuruu (Birch mountain) Nature Reserve. This nature reserve is a mountain where wild Prejevalsky horses are being re-introduced.
Sleep in a small hotel just opposite the petrol station.
-OGII LAKE - is a freshwater lake in eastern Arkhangai, in central Mongolia. It is known for its fish and for birdlife. It is a stopover point for migrating waterbirds of the family Anatidae. Almost half the lake is less than 3 m deep.
There are several ger tourist camps around the lake. Camp or sleep in yurts from nomad families.
-KHUVSGUL LAKE - Surrounded by majestic mountains Khovsgol lake is the most beautiful lake in Mongolia . It is an ideal place for camping, fishing and hiking. The lake is surrounded by a dozen summits over 2,000 meters high, which are covered with pine forests, and its water is so pure and clear that you can drink it. The Siberian border is very close and yaks and horses graze quietly the lush grass meadows. Sleep in yurts from nomad families.
-MORON - is the administrative center of Khövsgöl Aimag (province) in northern Mongolia. Good place to check your internet, buy some better food and enjoy some terrasses cafes. Many guesthouses to sleep.
-SHINE IDER – A typical Mongolia village, 23 km south-southeast of Moron and 839 kilometers from Ulaanbaatar.
-TERKHIIN TSAGAAN LAKE - also known as White Lake is a lake in the Khangai Mountains in central Mongolia. The Khorgo volcano is located near the eastern end of the lake and the Suman River. You can climb it to enjoy a gorgeous view of the landscape. Camp or sleep in yurts next to nomad families.
-TSETSERLEG - is the capital of the Arkhangai province. It lies on the northeastern slopes of the Khangai Mountains, 600 km southwest of Ulaanbaatar. It has a population of 16,553. Tsetserleg has an airport, with regular connections from and to Ulan Bator, a theatre, hotel, hospital, and an agricultural college. The main industry is food processing. Sleep in guesthouse with shower.
-TSENHER HOT SPRINGS - After spending so many days riding a motorbike, what could be nicer than soaking away the day’s exertions in the indoor or outdoor hot springs, coming out of the ground at 86.5 degrees centigrade.
-ORKHON WATER FALL - falls from a height of 20 meters at Orkhon Waterfall, which is locally known as Ulaan Tsutgalan. The width of stream at the point where it forms the spectacular waterfall is 10 meters. Sleep in yurts next to nomad families.
-TUVKHUN MONASTERY -A SMALL 2 HOURS TREK - One of most beautiful monastery complex is situated on a forested rocky mountain, on the boarder of Uvurhangai and Arhangai provinces.
Enlightened Bogd Gegeen Zanabazar chose the place to build a monastery in 1648, when he was 14 years old. The construction of the monastery started in 1651. Sleep in yurt next to nomad families.
-KHARKHORIN - ancient capital of the Mongolian Unified Empire back to the XIII century and Erdene Zuu Monastery, a monastery built back in 1586 using not a single nail. Sleep in guesthouse with showers.
-MINI-GOBI - Rocky formations of Khogno Khan : semidesert steppes, taiga, stunning rocky formations, 80-kilometre (49,71 miles) long sand dunes, are characteristic of this arid area nicknamed "Mini-Gobi".
Sleep in yurts - nomad family or tourist camp.