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.This itinerary is an example. It’s designed to inspire you and provide you with thoughtfully curated ideas. You can choose to do this exact itinerary or completely personalize it. All trips are 100% bespoke.
• 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.
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.
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.
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.
This five-star contemporary hotel is situated in the city’s business district and more interestingly in Ulaanbaatar’s tallest building. The hotel, decorated in a classic European style, has many top quality facilities including an indoor pool, gym, wellness centre, sauna and a business centre. There are many services on offer to make your stay as comfortable and convenient as possible such as 24-hour room service, car rentals, currency exchange, laundry services, luggage storage, safety deposit boxes and a 24-hour front desk. Diners will be spoilt for choice with the Cantonese, Japanese, Korean and western food on offer at the hotel’s restaurants. The rooms feature free WiFi, flat-screen TVs with cable channels, en-suite bathrooms with a bathtub and shower facilities as well as a minibar luxury toiletries, hairdryers and slippers.
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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