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Ice Festival Mongolia 2019

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Day 1: Amarbayasgalant Monastery

Pass By: Amarbayasgalant Monastery, Amar Hiyd Mongolia
Day 1. (Feb 28) Amarbayasgalant monastery

We will pick up from your hotel at 08:00 in the morning. Start your journey to Amarbayasgalant monastery, one of most beautiful monasteries in Mongolia. It was build between 1726 and 1736 and dedicated to Undur Gegeen Zanabazar and built by Manchu style. Stay in local family

Meals included:
• Dinner: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: Stay in local family

Day 2: Khatgal small town

Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
In the morning drive to Erdenet which is the second biggest city in Mongolia. Keep drive to Khatgal small town
Duration: 12 hours

Meals included:
• Dinner: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: local camp

Day 3: Khuvsgul Lake Ice Festival

Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
In the morning drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Enjoy the Grand Opening Ceremony of the Ice Festival. Today will mark the beginning of the first round of the Ice Marathon. Visitors can enjoy competition of horse sledge for 12 kms, driven by local nomads and traditional ice game. We will watch Ice carving competition, Ice sumo wrestling, Ankle bone shooting, Bonfire, Mongolian traditional folk music concert and shamanic ritual
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: At local family

Day 4: Khuvsgul Lake Ice Festival

Stop At: Lake Hovsgol National Park, Khatgal Mongolia
Ice Marathon 2 kms short distanced competition will take today. Ice sumo wrestling, dog and horse sledding, horse riding, visit to a nomadic family, and many other activities are available for you.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: At local family

Day 5: Shine ider

Stop At: Jargalantyn Am Site, Hanuy Mongolia
Drive to Shine Ider small town.
Duration: 16 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 6: Terhiin Tsagaan Nuur

Stop At: Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park, Khorgo Mongolia
Khorgo Terkhiin tsagaan nuur National Park

Early morning drive to Khorgo Terkhiin tsagaan nuur National Park. Extinct volcanic craters, pine-clad lava fields and the occasional herd of grazing yaks, the Great White Lake, as it’s known in English, is the natural highlight of Arkhangai province. Today you will have plenty of opportunities for hiking to magnificent volcanic area of Khorgiin Togoo.
Duration: 1 day 7 hours 55 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: in nomadic family

Day 7: Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur

Stop At: Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park, Khorgo Mongolia
Hiking and horse riding
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: Local camp

Day 8: kharakhorum

Stop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Khushuu Tsaidam Rd, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
In the morning drive to Kharakorum which was ancient capital of Mongolian Empire in 13th century. In 1220 Genghis Khan chose to move his capital from Khentii to Karakorum. Though the city was not completed until after his death it was, for a time, the political, economic and cultural center of the vast Mongol Empire, housing great palaces, mosques, churches and monasteries representing many of the world’s religions. We will visit the largest monastery, named “Erdene Zuu” by Mongolian and local museum where see the Great Mongol Empire, Stone Age, Bronze Age. Also we will see phallic and turtle rocks.
Duration: 17 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: Local Guesthouse

Day 9: Elsen Tasarhai

Stop At: Hustai National Park, Ulaanbaatar 13 Mongolia
Drive to Elsen tasarkhai /Khugnu Khan Nature Reserve Area/ which are mountains, forests, steppes, Gobi desert and mineral water sources all in one location represents three different natural zones. Around area is nice place to hiking, climbing. You will visit to older family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition. We will ride a camel. After dinner you have a chance to play Mongolian traditional game by ankle bones with nomads.
Duration: 15 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Three meals /B,L,D/
Accommodation included: nomadic family

Day 10: Hustai National Park-Ulaanbaatar

Stop At: Hustai National Park, Ulaanbaatar 13 Mongolia
Khustai National Park and Ulaanbaatar

Today we will drive to Khustai National Park. Khustai was established in 2003. Unique wild horse – Takhi reintroduction project at Khustai National Park started in 1992. Keep drive to Ulaanbaatar.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: /B,L,/
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
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Departure Time
12:00 PM
Duration
10 days
Inclusions
  • 2x Dinner
  • 8x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 8 nights
  • Private transportation
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Hovsgol National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Jargalantyn Am Site
  • Entry/Admission - Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park
  • Entry/Admission - Kharakhorum Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Hustai National Park
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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