Tsambagarav Mountain, Eagle Hunter's Family and Altai Tavan Bogd

Brief description

Altai Tavan Bogd mountain range the highest point of Mongolia guards the western frontiers of Mongolia between Russia and China. Its highest and most interesting snowcapped peaks are Khuiten, Nairamdal, Malchin, Snowchurch and Ulgii. Potanin, the longest glacier of Mongolia stretches for 19km from the eastern face of Mt. Khuiten.This tour has been tailored for those as a mix of hiking, climbing, horse riding and getting to know the nomad lifestyle. On the summit day on the top of Khuiten, you would be able to glance into Russia and China. This point therefore called as a golden triangle between Mongolia, Russia and China. 


Day 1,Arrive in UB

Our driver will pick you up at the airport and transfer to hotel/hostel. Sightseeing in UB. 


Day 2,Day trip

Day trip to Chinggis Khan's Statue. B,L,D


Day 3,Fly to Ulgii

After lunch we will head to Ulgii. Spend the rest of the day in Ulgii. Sightseeing, visit museum, local bazaar, etc. Overnight in West Mongolia Ger Camp.B,L,D


Day 4,Drive to Tavan Bogd Base Camp (Driving distance 210km)

It takes 7-8hrs to get to Tavan Bogd Base Camp. WM LLC will get a permission for its cars to drive till the base camp through North Gate or Oigor. In that case the car will drop you with the guide and cook right at the Tavan Bogd BC. B,L,D


Day 5,Hiking around and on the glacier

Spend the day hiking along anf on the Potanin glacier. B,L,D


Day 6,Sep,02,Fri,Climb to Malchin

Do a-non-technical climb to Malchin. It takes 5-6 hours to climb up and come down. B,L,D


Day 7,Sep,03,Sat,Hike to south gate and drive to Khoton Lake (Hiking distance 15km, driving distance 150km)

Hiking down to South Gate which is 15 km from the base camp. Your belongings, tents, food and kitchen utensils will be loaded onto a camel and a horseman will help us till we get to South Gate where our car will be waiting for us. Visit a local Tuvan Family for some tea before we head to Khoton Lake. B,L,D


Day 8,Sep,04,Sun,Khoton Lake

Horse riding along Khoton Lake. B,L,D


Day 9,Sep,05,Mon,Khoton Lake -Waterfall

Hiking to a waterfall.B,LD


Day 10,Sep,06,Tue,Dayan Lake

Drive to Dayan Lake which is located close to Mongolia and Chinese border. B,L,D


Day 11,Sep,08,Thu, Khar Khad Valley, Visit Mongol Families

Drive to Khar Khad Valley which is on the way back to Ulgii. Enjoy the lifestyle of Mongol nomads who are now at their autumn place. B,L,D


Day 12,Sep, 09,Fri,Drive to Ulgii

Arrive in Ulgii for dinner. B,L,D


Day 13,Sep, 10,Sat,Fly to UB International departure

Additional itinerary

Price includes

  • Roundtrip domestic flights. 
  •  A local guide who speaks English, Kazakh and Mongolian and a cook will accompany you at all times. In addition, the services of the local herdsmen will be hired along with their animals. All of our stuff will be loaded on a camel or a horse depending on size. 
  •  Tents for everyone. 
  •  Hiring a car (Russian Jeep /Driver).

Price excludes

  •  Travel insurance,
  •  Excess luggage fees on internal flights, 
  •  Meals not indicated, 
  • Personal climbing equipment, 
  • Sleeping bags and pads, 
  • Drinks, gratuities