Trot beat at Central Mongolia

Tour Description

Every tourist recommends to each other these Central Mongolia’s most famous destinations, such as ancient capital city of Karakorum, the biggest Buddhist monastery Erdene Zuu, mini Gobi – Elsen Tasarkhai, Khugnu Khan mountain, spiritual palace Zayin Khuree, magnificent Khorgo volcano and Great White Lake include in this tour.

Trotting horses in the valley of Tamir river, riding horses around the shore of the Great white lake and visit to local nomad family make the highlight of this tour. We are very honored to invite you on this tour to experience vast land riding in Chinggis Khan’s birthplace and unique challenges in staying in a tent and many more.

Pax price: 

2590USD per person based on 2 people 

2850USD per person based on 4 people

Day 1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar cit

Our guide and driver will pick you up from Chinggis Khan international airport. You will stay at one of the finest guesthouses in Ulaanbaatar. City tour around Ulaanbaatar and go for grocery shopping with tour guide. 

Meals: Lunch & dinner Accommodation: 3* hotel

Day 2. Mini Gobi – Elsen tasarkhai /270km on paved road/

After breakfast, tour guide and driver will meet you up in front of the guesthouse and our tour starts heading to the closest Gobi from Ulaanbaatar. You will need sleeping bag, warm clothes and some travel equipment for the tour. On this day we will cover through Tuv, Uvurkhangai and Bulgan provinces and will see beautiful Tuul river, miini gobi Elsen tasarkhai, magnificent Khugnu Khan mountain and Erdenekhamba buddhist monastery. Lunch will be served at Urikhan restaurant on the way. When we reach to the destination we will go for hiking in the afternoon. Have dinner and stay in tent near the small sand dune.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tent

Day 3. Kharakorum & Erdene Zuu Monastery /90km on a paved road/

Mongolia has 3-UNESCO World Heritage sites, one of them is Orkhon Valley. In Orkhon Valley you will visit to Erdenezuu monastery, one of the first and biggest Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia. It is surrounded by a monumental wall with 108 Stupas measuring 400x400 m. In ancient city Karakorum you will have an excursion to monument dedicated to Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia. Also, there is an international standard museum, which is really worth to visit.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse


Day 4. Tamir River Valley /160 km on a paved road/

After breakfast tour continues to Tsetserleg town, Arkhangai province. From black market at town, we’ll get more groceries for horse riding tour. Visit to the biggest palace Zayin Khuree of Arkhangai province and have lunch at Fairfield café (Australian coffee shop). After lunch heading to the horse breeding family near the Tamir river by crossing Tsagaan Davaa hill. On the way to nomad family, we will see the famous Taikhar rock. Have dinner and relax.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tourist ger camp

Day 5. Horse riding tour through the Valley of Tamir River – 1st day /25-30 km of horseriding/

Our most wanted, highlighted day starts from here. Tamir river valley is a place for good riders to trot and galloping. In the morning, front side of the ger camp yard we will meet with our riding horses and local horse guide. Remember to bring your own riding helmet, small backpack and riding boot or gaiter. This day we will ride about 25 to adjust with Mongolian horses. Each day ride takes about 4-5 hours in the morning and 3 hours in the afternoon. Lunch will be served on the way. 1- 2 hours of relaxation in the afternoon. In the evening around 6 to 8 pm we will stop, relax and have dinner. Stay in a tent near the Hanui river (Tsohio- name of the place).  

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tent

Day 6. Horse riding tour through the Valley of Tamir River – 2nd day /40 km of horseriding /

Have breakfast on wild nature and continue riding to Shuugidag river. Today’s ride takes about 35 km depending on the ability of the riders and weather. Our car follows us during the horse-riding trip.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tent


Day 8. Horse riding tour through the Valley of Tamir River – 3rd day /40 km of horse-riding /

Horse-riding continues to Belkhi spring. This day we will ride about 30 km.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tent

Day 9. Horse riding tour through the Valley of Tamir River – 4th day

This is the last day of horse-riding tour. Today you will reach to Maikhan Tolgoi tourist camp on the shore of Great White Lake. Ride takes about 40 km and on the way to the ger camp, we will hike up to the Khorgo dead volcano. From Tariat town to Maikhan Tolgoi tourist ger camp, horses will go on a rocky road on a lava of volcano. In the evening, we will reach to tourist ger camp for relaxing hot shower and comfortable bed and cozy atmosphere in a restaurant.

 Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tourist ger camp

Day 10. Great White Lake

Today is free day at Maikhan Tolgoi tourist camp. You can relax on the beach of the Great White Lake after long horse-riding trip. You can enjoy swimming in a lake, hiking & trekking, cycling and try some traditional Archery.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Tourist ger camp

Day 11. Ugii Lake /350 km on a paved road/

Our tour heading back to Ulaanbaatar. We will stay overnight near the Ugii Lake. It will be about 350 km on a paved road. Lunch will be served in Kharakorum and visit to Khushuu Tsaidam museum.  Bird watching and fly fishing are available. Here you can enjoy fresh lake fishes.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse

Day 12. Return to Ulaanbaatar city /350km on a paved road/

From here we are going back to capital city. On the way to the capital, we will visit to Khustain Nuruu national park. At Hustain Nuruu National park you can see wild horse Takhi also called Przewalski, deer, marmot and other wild animals from very close. This day you are going to stay at local community family in order to support them to save these rare and wild horses.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner Accommodation: Nomad family

Day 13. Free day in Ulaanbaatar city

This day is free day for some shopping and Tumen Ekh ensemble’s Mongolian Traditional folklore concert. Farewell dinner in the restaurant in the city.

Meals: Lunch & dinner Accommodation: Guesthouse

Day 14. Departure

In the morning, our guide and driver will transfer to the airport. Have a nice journey!