Hustai: A Glimpse of Mongolia's Past

Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Price Per Person
From $1,300
Interests
Wildlife, Off The Grid
Destinations
Mongolia
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Embark on an unforgettable tour to the Hustai National Park and catch a glimpse of the rare and exotic Przewalski’s horse, known as the takhi in Mongolia. The takhi horse faced extinction in 1969, however with the combined efforts of zoos around the world, the takhi horse has successfully been reintroduced to the Hustai region. Lose yourself while hiking the vast, green steppe mountains. Discover ancient graves from the times of Genghis Khan. Live like a local and experience camping in gers, a traditional felt tent used by nomadic herders, even to this day.

Highlights

  • See the rare and stunning takhi horses in their natural habitat
  • Uncover Neolithic graves and learn the history of the Mongolian people
  • Hike the Hustai Mountains and enjoy the scenic views 

Day-by-Day

Day 1 Hustai National Park

Depart from Ulaanbaatar and travel by jeep or minibus to Hustai National Park. Enjoy the scenic ride as we pass the Tuul River and through the Tariat Valley. View the magnificent takhi horses up close as we take a drive in the evening through the scenic valley. Camp overnight in an accommodating ger.

Day 2 Hustai National Park

Discover the natural beauty of the Hustai National Park. Hike to the top of numerous hills to experience a breathtaking view of the Moltsog Els sand dunes and Hustai ridges. After, visit a camp in Moilt, which ia a great base for searching for wildlife. Keep your eyes peeled for a variety of animals including red deer, black vultures, eagles, falcons, and wolves.

Hustai National Park

Day 3 Ulaanbaatar

Uncover the graves of the Öngut, an active Mongolic tribe during the time of Genghis Khan. After, we will travel to the Tuul River and enjoy gazing the skies for red-footed falcons. Lunch will be served at the ger camp, followed by our departure back to Ulaanbaatar.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring. Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately. Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling. Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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