Example Itinerary

Hustai: A Glimpse of Mongolia's Past

Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Price Per Person
Interests
Wildlife, Off the Grid
Destinations
Mongolia

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.

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Highlights

  • Wild Horses: The rare and stunning Przewalski's horse is the world's last truly wild horse species and sadly, they're critically endangered.
  • Ancient History: Uncover Neolithic graves and discover the deep roots of Mongolia, which reach back to legendary leader Genghis Khan.
  • Hiking: Hustai's mountainous forest steppe makes for excellent trekking terrain and offers rewarding views.

Day-by-Day

Day 1

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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.

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Day 2

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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

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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.

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