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Adventure Trekking in the altai mountain 2017

Altai Mountain is one of the most remote and unvisited places on the planet. Altai High Mountains with glacier topped peaks over 3000 meters, crystal clean mountain rivers and glistening streams where world’s largest wild sheep-Argali, ibex, snow leopard, eagles, marmot, wild beautiful flowers, wild onions, and beautiful butterflies. 

Tour Description:
Altai Tavan Bogd mountains of the Mongol Altai Mountain Range which  lies on the border with both Russia and China, some 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) in the far west of the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. The Tavan Bogd (Holy Five Peaks) highest and most spectacular peaks in Mongolia.  The massif is made up of five peaks  Khuiten (meaning cold) at 4374m/14.350ft, Naran, Olgii, Burged and Malchin (4082m/13.392ft also it is called Nairamdal-Friendship).  Meaning the 5 Kings it comprises of five neighboring peaks. Tavanbogd is one of Mongolia's permanently covered with snow and large glaciers including  Potanin', Aleksandra and Graneg glacier. Potanii Glacier is the longest in Mongolia and stretches 20 kilometers.

This unique Mongolian journey is designed for the adventurous spirit and for trekker. Our expedition allows trekkers to explore the remote regions of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park near Base Camp and attempt the non-technical Malchin peak (4037m / 13,245ft), we can see dramatic views of the Potaniin Glacier. Our expedition is supported by horses and camels. Discovering  the land of Genghis Khaan, land of blue skies, sleeping in traditional felt covered nomad’s ger, trekking through the Altai Mountains, climbing one of  the  Highest peaks in Mongolia, camping in the colorful valley and visiting the Kazak, Mongolian herding families and experiencing nomad’s life and culture.  It is an unforgettable journey.

Note: Please make your tour reservations at your earliest convenience, July and August are highest tourist season in Mongolia. So, most hotels and local flights are fully booked up in this time.  Don't miss out on your Mongolian Adventure 2015. Click here check out our latest special offers and discounts and BOOK EARLY and SAVE YOUR MONEY.

DAY 1. ULAANBAATAR.(L,D)
Upon arrival at the Ulaanbaatar airport, you will be met by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel. Ulaanbaatar is a very rapidly growing and developing city with a population of nearly a million people. Your hotel is located downtown of UB and just within walking distance from main square- Sukhbaatar Square, museums, theatres, and shops. Depending on an arrival time, you may enjoy a short city orientation tour before dinner. Sightseeing of UB, including the Natural History Museum with 16 m long 70 million year old skeleton of a Tarbosaur, Gandan Monastry - Mongolia's Buddist centre, the Green Palace of the Mongolian last king Bogd Javzandamba. Overnight at hotel.

DAY 2. FLY TO OLGII. (B,L,D)
In the early morning we will catch a flight to Olgii town of western most province, Bayan-Olgii. This town is located among the snow capped peaks of Altai Mountains. About 90% of Bayan-Olgii province's population is Kazakh community (Turkic Kazakh) who have their own language and culture. Also Byan Olgii province is the home Mongolia's greatest Golden Eagle trainers. We will land in Olgii. and we will meet our driver and have a lunch at Kazakh teahouse or local restaurant.
Then we will drive to deep into beautiful Altai High Mountains to start our Altai Adventures, pass Sagsai small village and see the 'deer' stones that date back to the earliest centuries, Golden Eagles and visit to Kazakh family. We will visit Mongolia's greatest eagle trainers. The tradition of hunting with eagles goes back thousands of years in central Asia; we will stay with the eagle trainer's family and learn the secrets of taming these enormous birds, as well as about the traditions of the Kazakh minority in Mongolia. Explore Kazakh people's amazing culture and tradition. Late evening, we will reach Khargaant River. This is our camping place. Overnight in tent

DAY 3. HOVD RIVER/LAKE KHURGAN/LAKE KHOTON(B,L,D)
In the morning leisure breakfast in the valley of Hovd River. We will continue our drive to Tsengel village and up to the Valley of Khovd River and cross the Khovd river by Mogoit (snack) Bridge. Afternoon, we will reach twin lakes called Khoton and Khurgan. The lakes are resource of Mongolian second largest Lake khar Us (Black Water) and have crystal-clear water and are fed by many rivers and streams originating in the Altai Mountains. The landscape around the lakes is very beautiful and picturesque with the snow-capped mountains surrounding them, green meadows at their foothills and larch forests in the middle and sand dunes. This is nice place to hiking, swimming, birdwatching. Also we will visit Kazakh family and experience their custom and culture. We will camp at Aral Tolgoi and meet with our trek crew-a local guide and camels that will carry our equipment and packs during the trip. Dinner and overnight in tent

DAY 4. ALTAI MOUNTAINS/ALTAI TAVAN BOGD NATIONAL PARK (B,L,D)
After a relaxed breakfast we start our trekking to Rashaant ( spring) Mount of Altai Mountains in the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, extends 632.2 ha. Our today trekking will continue to Baavgai Salaa (Bears). Today's approximate distance of the trekking is 15-20km. either horses or camels will carry our luggage and camping equipments and food. On the way to Altai Mountain we will experience wild alpine landscape with beautiful scenery. We will reach Baavgai Salaa, the foot of the Altai Mountain by evening. This really nice place; forest, beautiful mountain flowers, different kinds of wild fruits. Here we will camp and overnight in tent.

DAY 5. ALTAI MOUNTAINS/ KHAR SALAA (B,L,D)
We will start our day walking up to Tsagaan River and pass Takhilt Mountain Pass. And we will reach Khar Salaa. This is our camping place. It is also very beautiful place. On the way we will enjoy the spectacular beauty of the mountain. The lush meadows between the Mountains are carpeted with wild and sweet smelling flowers. Today's hiking altitude is 3000-3200m and distance 20-23km. Overnight in tent camp

DAY 6. MOUNT SHIVEET KHAIRKHAN/ (B,L,D)
We will begin trekking towards Mounth Shiveet Khairkhan. We will reach the mountain by afternoon, it is today's our camping place. We will unload camels and set up our camp and lunch. After lunch we will walk up to the Mountain to see wild life. We can see Wild goat-Yangir, marmots, Golden eagle, Black Vultures as close-up views. Our camp will be at an altitude of 3000m and today's walking distance is 25km.
Dinner and Overnight in tent camp.

DAY 7. RIVER TSAGAAN GOL (B,L,D)
We will trek to River Tsagaan Gol. Toady we will hike about 12 km. Here, we will visit to Tuba families of Mongolia and experience their custom and culture, traditional food, yoghurt, clotted cream and milk vodka made from yak milk. Dinner and Overnight in tent camp

DAY 8. ALTAI TAVAN BOGD-HOLY FIVE PEAKS/POTANIN GLACIER (B,L,D)
We will begin trekking towards Potanin Glacier and Mount Altai Tavan Bogd. The Tavan Bogd (means Holy Five Peaks) highest peaks in Mongolia, Khuiten Uul- 4353m high above sea level, Peak Malchin, Peak Naran, Peak Burged and Peak Olgii. Meaning the 5 Kings it comprises of five neighboring peaks. The glacier is known as Potanin's Glacier. On the way, we will cross Aleksandra and Graneg glacier. Afternoon we will reach Base Camp of the Tavan Bogd Peaks and Potanin Glacier. It is the longest glacier in Mongolia, stretches 20 kilometers and connects the Tavan Bogd (the 5 Holy Peaks) of the Altai Mountain Range. Our camp will be at an altitude of 3000m hiking distance is 20km.

DAY 9 ASCENT OF MALCHIN PEAK 4082M
We will climb up Mt Malchin and the opportunity to visit three countries! The Peak lies on the triple border of Russia, China and Mongolia giving it a unique feel and panaromic views. Then we head straight off down to the warmth and green of basecamp. It takes 6-8 hours (B,L,D)

DAY 10.OIGOR RIVER . (B,L,D)
Today we will trek back to Oigor River. Our drivers will be waiting for us at the camp with a hearty Mongolian meal. This is our last day of our trekking. We will visit to Kazakh Family and see trained Golden eagle and develop our falconry skill. Overnight in tent

DAY 11.HOVD RIVER/OLGII. (B,L,D)
Today we will get back into the vehicles and drive towards Olgii. We will set up camp in the early outside the town of Ulgii, on the banks of the River Khovd. Overnight in tent

DAY 12.OLGII RETURN FLIGHT TO ULAANBAATAR. (B,L,D)
Today we will drive into Ulgii and take the local flight back to Ulaanbaatar. On arrival we will be met our driver and will be transferred to your hotel. A farewell dinner in Mongolian Barbeque restaurant. Your guide will remain with you as you return to the hotel. And overnight in the hotel

DAY 13 ULAANBAATAR. (B,L,D)
You will have a free day to explore Ulaanbaatar. Museums, galleries, history, shops, music and bars. In the evening we will see fascinating performance of traditional folk songs, throat singing, and beautiful melody of horse-headed fiddle, ethnic dances and artistic contortion.Overnight in hotel. Overnight in hotel

DAY 14. DEPARTURE BACK MONGOLIA OR EXTRA CITY TOUR OPTION. (B)

 

Season:

June, July, August and September

Group size:

2, 4 up to 12 people

Tour length:

14 days/13 nights

Tour cost:

$2.925.00 USD per person for 2-3 people: 
$2.520.00 USD per person for 4-7 people:
$2.310.00 USD per person for 7-12 people: including taxes

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Tour price included:

• All accommodation: twin bedded rooms in hotel, sharing tourist Ger camp and tent
• All transport as listed in itinerary and Airport transfers. 
• All meals as listed in itinerary. (breakfast-B, lunch-L and dinner-D). 
• Camping equipments (tent, sleeping bag, kitchen, cooking equipment, cook etc…) 
• All entrance fees of attractions. 
• English speaking guide 
 

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Tour price not included:

• Domestic flights
• International flights
• Domestic flights; UB-Olgii-UB
• Visa and passport fees
• International departure taxes and excess baggage fees
• Insurances of any kind
• Hotel porterage
• All items of personal nature: Laundry, room service charges, phone call, drinks etc.
• Alcoholic drinks
• Tips 

Thank you for choosing Hovd tour

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DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT
We require a completed booking form and a non refundable deposit of $250 per person in order to confirm your spot on the tour. Booking confirmation will be send to you Confirmation invoice and payment of the balance of the tour price. Travel is within 60 days of booking. Full payment is required.
We do not accept a booking until we receive a booking form and deposit.

FINAL PAYMENT
The balance of all monies due must be paid to the Company no later than 9 weeks before your departure. If booking is made within 60 weeks, then the full amount is payable at the time your booking is confirmed. In the case of nonpayment of the balance by the due date, the Company reserves right to cancel your booking and cancellation charges will apply.

CANCELLATION.
If the Client wishes to cancel, cancellation charge will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by the company. Any cancellation by the client must be made in writing.
The cancellation charges are expressed as a percentage of the total tour price.
Period before departure within
/Which notice of cancellation is received by us/
60 days or more before your departure 15%
59-42 days before your departure 20%
41-28 days before your departure 40%
Less than 14 days 60%
2 days prior to arrival and on arrival day 100%

We are strongly recommended you to take out full insurance which includes cover cancellation charges in certain circumstances. The company reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason. We have never had to cancel a tour, When a tour cancelled by the company ,we will return you full refund of all monies paid. Also the client may choose any alternative tour offered by the company.

INSURANCE
You will never travel without adequate travel insurance. Comprehensive travel insurance is an essential part of your travel package. We recommend that you obtain comprehensive travel insurance before travelling to Mongolia.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
The client are responsible for arranging and must be in possession of, a valid passport (your passport must be valid 6 months past your return date) all visas, permits, and certificates of vaccination ,insurance policies ,required for the whole of their journey. Any Information or advice given by the company regarding visas, vaccination, climate, clothing, is purely advisory, provided as a courtesy to the Client and the company is not responsible for any errors or omissions as the information provided. Personal property is always your own responsibility,

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Client's comment

Just a quick email to thank you and all your people for a well organised and enjoyable tour. We arrived back on Saturday and have just finished unpacking. We are pleased with our photos of Mongolia and will forward some pictures of birds for you to identify.
Thanks again........
Terry Briggs
Dr S Subba Rao (England,UK)




Hi Ganaa and Buyant
I can confirm that Hovd Tour organised a fantastic
Mongolian adventure for me. From the greeting at the airport I was filled with confidence that I was in capable hands and my feelings were proved correct.
At no time did I ever feel uneasy whilst such a long way from home, my guides were always on hand and their English is excellent, there was never a dull moment from start to finish.
I would not hesitate to recommend Hovd Tour too you, they are a very capable and reputable organisation who can tailor any kind of holiday you desire. I will most certainly be using their services again....
James Singlehurst  (Uk)




 

Dear Hovd Tour Team, 

We had a wonderful time with our tour guide Biba and driver Hosoo. Thank you so much for organizing the trip. I hope we can visit again in the future and we would love to go with Hovd Tour again. 

Best,

Caroline and Vincent
(USA)




Hey Everyone !!!
How is everyone after this great adventure in Bayan Olgii ???
Here back to Tokyo daily life was a bit hard at the beginning , everything so stressful and speedy... one minute is one minute  can never be  late .... aaaaaaa too much !!!
I really really enjoyed this trip with your company all, really great time and a lot's of Fun and many laugh, I think I haven't laugh that much since long time !! Thank you very much for Hovd Tour.
cheers
Julien &Alexandra (France & Japan) 




Hi Buyant and Ganaa
Greetings from Sydney, wishing you all well and an enjoyable summer full of sunshine. Once again, thank you very much for a great trip around Mongolia.
Deryn and Jo (Australia)




 

Many thanks for the warm welcome at the camp. We really enjoyed our travels in Mongolia and looking forward to returning in the future.
All the best....
David (UK)

Thanks Ganaa,
It was a great trip and your camp really made us feel at home after a long day on the road.
Thanks for your hospitality.
All the best....
Steve (UK)




Ganaa my friend for life
I would like to thank you for organising our tour of UB and the
neighboring countryside last year. Thanks to you we saw some great sights
in the city - some of historical interest and others of great beauty! I
particularly enjoyed our trip to the market, where your local knowledge and
humor proved invaluable. Without your help, I would never have had the
opportunity to experience a night out in the 'Countryside' with a
traditional Mongolian family.
The horse riding will forever
remain in my memory......
Chris and Ramsay
(UK)




Hi Hovd Tour
We had amazing time in Mongolia. We enjoyed the horse trek very much in the nice countryside around Valley of Orkhon River.
Ingram & Katerin (Sweden)