Altai Tavan Bogd National Park Tour

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park Tour

8 Days
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$2850
$2353

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park Tour

8 Days Starting and ending in Ulgii, Mongolia

Visiting:

Ulgii

,

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Tour operator:

Discover Altai

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

0001

Group size:

1 - 12

Age range:

8-80

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

From:
$2850

$2353 (USD)

Operator discount: $380

tourhub discount: $117

Tour Overview

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is one of the most beautiful places in Mongolia. The NP is famous for its snow-capped mountains which include the highest peak in Mongolia Mt.Khuiten. Also, one of the largest glaciers in Central Asia the Potanin. During the trip, we will hike to the Base camp where you can enjoy the stunning view of the Altai Mountains. Altai Tavan Bogd means "saint five peaks' of Altai". The tour includes climbing to Malchin peak, which is famous for breathtaking views of both countries Russian and Mongolian territory. We will camp by the Khoton lake where you can enjoy crystal clear mountain lake. We won't only to seeing nature on this trip, but also visit nomadic families and experience their way of living. Stay at nomadic eagle hunter's summer place and explore the world's most ancient hunting tradition with specially trained golden eagles. During the tour, you will be guided by the experienced local support team English-speaking tour guide and driver. Also, the expedition cook will join our team as well. This is an all-included package tour where everything is taken care of in advance. We are also well-equipped with camping and cooking equipment. Come and Enjoy one of the best-planned tours in Mongolia!

Highlights

  • Base Camp of the National park where you can enjoy the panoramic view of Altai Mountains

  • Khoton lake is one of the most beautiful place in western Mongolia

  • Visit nomadic families and experience their ancient traditions

Places You'll See

South entrance of national Park

The highest peak in Mongolia, the Mt.Khuiten

Altai Mountains

Young camel herder

Nomadic eagle hunter Zhenisbek

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : Arrive in Bayan-Olgii Province.
Location:

  Ulgii, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Lunch, Dinner


Welcome to western Mongolia the land of the gorgeous Altai Mountains and nomadic eagle hunters. Our trip will be started and end in Olgii. The tour price doesn’t include domestic flight tickets. But if you prefer we are happy to arrange it and take care in advance for you. Also, if you need transportation needs in Ulaanbaatar please just let us know. OK, so when you land in Bayan-Olgii you will be welcomed by your local support team consisting English-speaking tour guide, driver, and expedition cook. All camping and cooking equipment are already packed, and we are ready for our adventures to the Altai Mountains. Today, we will drive around six hours and arrive at the south entrance of NP. The valley is famous for the white-colored river, and the name literally means “White-river valley”. Set our camping and make ourselves comfortable. Enjoy delicious meal from our chef cook.

icon Day 2 : Trek to Base Camp
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today, we will trek to the base camp. Please get ready for the 6 hours trekking and take only necessary things like a waterproof jacket, sunblock, hat, and good hiking boots. The launch will be served at halfway via launch boxes. We have enough freshwater during the trip, so you can take as much as you prefer. The trail is mainly going up in some parts there might be mud. At the base camp, you have an opportunity to enjoy a panoramic view of the Altai Mountains. It includes the highest peak in Mongolia and one of the largest glaciers in Central Asia. Enjoy your trekking and surrounding Altai Mountains.

icon Day 3 : Climb to Malchin Peak
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Altai Tavan Bogd means “Saint five peaks of Altai” and Malchin is one of the peaks. It is located right middle of Russia and Mongolia. So, you can enjoy both countries' territory at the same time. Also, it is OK to climb up without any special equipment but only good hiking boots. For the climbing, it is important the weather condition. But, no worry in that case there is an alternative activity. Explore the Potanin glacier. It is a 20 km long and 5 km wide glacier with a stunning view. Like many glaciers in the world, it is getting smaller year by year. Today’s total trekking takes around 6 hours. Go back to camp.

icon Day 4 : White-river valley
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Go back to the White-river valley. During our trekking, all baggage will be transported by our camels and local camel herders will support us. Today we will take a different trail than we came. It is a bit longer but with stunning views. The reason for the white river is it takes starts from the glacier and the minerals make the colour so white. It is not drinkable due to mid-August. For the evening we suggest you visit a nomadic Tuvan family. They have their own language and belief in Shamanism. You can try some milky products like cheese, and dried aruul. And if you are brave enough you can try some hand-made vodka. Experience their traditions and feel free to filming and photo-shooting.

icon Day 5 : Drive to the Khoton lake
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Camp


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today we will drive the southern part of the National park. There are twin lakes Khoton & Khurgan with a beautiful landscape. We will drive and camp by Khoton lake. The place which we camp is also well known Biluu Hill. You can climb up to the hill and enjoy a panoramic view of the surroundings. Also, there is an ancient petroglyph that belongs to the Bronze Age. The water of the lake is very clear and warm if you feel fresh up. The guide will try some fish if we got lucky you can enjoy the local fish for dinner.

icon Day 6 : Visit Nomadic eagle hunter’s family
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park


Accommodation:

  Homestay


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Today we will drive less than an hour and arrive at eagle hunter’s summer place where you can experience their ancient traditions. Afternoon we will take you to the three hours hiking in gorgeous Waterfall valley. This peace of the land is very famous for the locals. There are two similar waterfalls with stunning backgrounds. Enjoy your hiking. For the evening you will taste a Kazakh traditional meal “Bes Barmak” hope you like the meat. Stay overnight in traditional yurt.

icon Day 7 : Drive back to Olgii.
Location:

  Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, Ulgii


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Say goodbye to the family and drive further to Olgii. It takes another six hours drive. You will be transferred to your hotel. Take your time. For the evening enjoy farewell dinner with the team.

icon Day 8 : Fly back to Ulaanbaatar
Location:

  Ulgii


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


Thank you for coming! Hope to see you again!

What's Included

  • 1 bottle of Mineral Water per person per day

  • Accommodation

    During the trip we will be camping, and in Olgii you will stay at local hotel

  • Drinks with Meals

    Three times a meal a day from our expedition cook, plus snacks

  • Entrance Fees

    National park permit and fees are included

  • Fully Guided

  • Fully Guided

    You will be guided by local English-speaking tour guide

  • Fully Guided

  • Transportation

    Transportation during the trip

  • Visit nomadic families

  • Tipping and Gratuities

What's Not Included

  • Airport Transfers at Destination

  • All Domestic Transportation (including internal flights)

  • Tipping and Gratuities

Check out our Q&As

Will passengers from another country be participating in the tour?

Yes

What currencies are required for this tour?

Dollar

Are all entrance fees included in the price?

Only the National Park permit and fees

Is the tour coach air conditioned?

Yes

Are flights included in this tour?

No

    Can you assist with pre or post tour accommodation?

    Yes

    What is the tipping policy?

    It is OK to tip

    Company Instant Book

    Yes

    Will I know the names and details of all the accommodation before I depart?

    Yes

    Are all the relevant entry visa’s included in the price of the tour?

    Invitation for visa apply

    Will there be an escort accompanying this tour?

    No

    Is free Wi-Fi available in the accommodation used?

    No

    When is the best time for travel?

    From mid-June to mid-August

    What is the fitness level required to do this tour?

    Moderate

    Do you require a visa for this holiday?

    Depends on your country

    Are vaccinations required for this tour?

    Not really

    What to bring?

    During the trip there is no electricity and phone service. We highly recommend you to bring a solar charger. And bring some warm clothes. Good hiking boots.

    Is there a limit to luggage that can be brought on the tour?

    No

    Are children permitted to take part in the tour?

    Older than 8 years

    Are airport transfers included in this tour?

    No

    Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

    Yes,

    What is the standard of the hotels on this tour?

    medium class

    What is the maximum group size?

    12

    What happens if a group doesn’t make its minimum required number of passengers?

    It doesn't matter. The tour will be started even with one passenger

    Is there any free time to explore places during the tour?

    Yes

    Is there a supplement for solo travellers?

    Yes

    What documents will I receive before I travel?

    Confirmation letter

    What policies are in place for Covid-19?

    Keep all health recomendation

    Who will be my travelling companions on the tour?

    Travellers from around the world

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Yes, please make it sure by contacting with us in advance

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    yes

    Can i create private tour plan?

    Yes, you are welcome to make your ideal tour plan. Please get in touch with us!

    Who will guide us?

    You will be guided by local experienced guides

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Over eight years

    Can I join the tour once it has departed?

    No

    What happens if I need to change my holiday date once I’ve booked?

    Please let us know in advance we will do our best to solve it

    Am I contributing to any charity by booking the tour?

    Yes

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Dates & Availability

Instant Booking Available

Monday

Jun 19, 2023

Monday

Jun 26, 2023
  • Operator discount: $380 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $117 (USD)

$2850
$2353 (USD)
$2850
$2353 (USD)

Operator discount: $380

tourhub discount: $117

Instant Booking Available

Saturday

Jul 01, 2023

Saturday

Jul 08, 2023
  • Operator discount: $380 (USD)

  • tourhub discount: $117 (USD)

$2850
$2353 (USD)
$2850
$2353 (USD)

Operator discount: $380

tourhub discount: $117

Book with Confidence

  • Free Date Changes

    Discover Altai allows you to make 12 free date changes, as long as the change is made at least 60 days before the start of the tour.

  • Transfer as credit to Future Tours

    Discover Altai allows you to transfer existing payments to a future tour to avoid cancellation fees if you can't travel and inform discover altai, 60 days before departure.

  • Low Deposit

    Discover Altai requires a minimum deposit of 700 USD per person or the full booking value, whichever is less, with the final balance not due until 15 days before departure.

  • Cancellation Policy

    We don't charge a cancellation fee, here is a summary of discover altai charges.

    Up to 60 days before tour starts: 100% of deposit.

    At 30 days before tour starts: 50% of booking price.

    At 15 days before tour starts: 100% of booking price.

  • Keep all health recommendation during the trip

    We will do our best to keep you and whole team safe!

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park Tour

8 Days Starting and ending in Ulgii, Mongolia

Visiting:

Ulgii

,

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Tour operator:

Discover Altai

Physical rating:

Medium

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Meat, Halal

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

0001

Group size:

1 - 12

Age range:

8-80

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

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$2353 (USD)

Operator discount: $380

tourhub discount: $117

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