Deep into Lake Khuvsgul (8 days 7 nights)

This days journey covers many of the most popular spots in Mongolia. You will experience the extremes of our country.

In this "Land of Blue Skies", the basic elements of nomadic life and culture have changed little over the centuries. Horses remain at the heart of Mongol culture, shamanic traditions endure, and ancient Buddhist monasteries reflect venerable spiritual traditions. Travel this immense, silent land from the forested taiga and alpine Lake Khovsgol.







  • Day 1: Selenge

    Your fantastic time spending in Mongolia will start at Selenge river. Enjoy free time in this scenic region and learn more about Mongolian nomadic culture. Relax in the stunning surroundings of the Selenge River. Nature lovers can hike to the volcanic crater at Uran Uul (Pot Mountain).

    Overnight at the tourist ger camp.

  • Day 2, 3: Khatgal

    This day we will leave Selenge river continue our journey to the largest, cleanest lake in Asia which is called Khuvsgul. For the next two days you will be able to do horse-ride, kayaking and visiting the Tsaatan, as it is called raindeer people.

  • Day 4: Shine Ider

    We will drive from Lake Khuvsgul to the Central Part of Mongolia.

    Our first destination in Central Part of Mongolia is White Lake.

    In order to get to White Lake we will break our drive into two days. We will stop at Shine ider town which is located right between Lake Khuvsgul and White Lake.

  • Day 5: Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur (White Lake)

    Today we will visit White Lake which is located in the territory of the Arkhangai province. The lake is surrounded by extinct volcanoes such as Khorgo, Gichgene and Uran Dosh, that can be reached by hiking or by horse.

  • Day 6: Kharkhorum

    On day 8 we drive to the ancient capital of Karakorum, built by the legendary is Khan Chinggis khan in the 13th century. Ask your leader and drivers to tell you some stories about this great man on the way - he's the nations hero after all! In Karakorum we visit the first Buddhist centre of Mongolia, the impressive Erdene Zuu Monastery.

  • Day 7: Elsen tasarkhai

    Drive to Elsen Tasarkhai Natural Reserve and visit the remains of Khogno Tarnyd Khiid, a small Buddhist monastery tucked away in a well-protected, horseshoe shaped valley. Hike up the hillside to see the small Uvgun temple. Along the way visit a local family and taste aaruul (dried curd), Suutei tsai (salty milk tea), and boortsog (a fried dough) and opportunity to ride a camel.

  • Day 8: Ulaanbaatar

    Drive back to the capital for last minute sightseeing. Opt to see a local cultural show, an excellent display of dancing and Mongolian throat singing. (B/L).


8 days/7 nights prices


Quotation based on solo travel: 2025 USD or 1775 EURO

Quotation based on 2 participants: 1252 USD or 1098 EURO per person

Quotation based on 3 participants: 994 USD or 872 EURO per person

Quotation based on 4 participants: 866 USD or 759 EURO per person

Quotation based on 5 participants: 788 USD or 691 EURO per person


Services included:

Airport/train station pick up, drop off service, 4-wheel drive car, driver, english speaking guide (8 days), 7 nights’ accommodation: 3 tourist ger camp, 1-night local hotel stay, 1 night camping + 2 family guest ger (sleeping gear provided), all meals, horse/camel riding, entrance to museums, national parks and monasteries.

Services excluded:

Accommodation/meals in Ulaanbaatar City, travel/health insurance, snacks, alcohol beverages and horse and camel riding to be arranged and paid for locally.



You need to have a good level of fitness and be in excellent health to take part in this trip. It's important that you are able to hike a long distance. You also need to be able to cope with varying temperature as we will be experiencing climates from warm days to cold nights. Travel days can also be long, rough and in cramped conditions also if you have any special food diet, allergy etc. don’t forget to mention it on your application.


A couple of rules

Illegal drugs are strictly forbidden on our trips. Possessing or using drugs not only contravenes the laws of the country, but also puts the rest of the group at risk. Smoking marijuana and opium is a part of local culture in some parts of the world but is not acceptable for our travelers. Everyone has the right to feel safe and secure on their trip. We do not tolerate any form of sexual harassment, either between passengers or involving our leaders or local operators. Sexual relationships (consensual or otherwise) between a guide or driver and a passenger are unacceptable. If you ever feel another person is behaving inappropriately, please inform us immediately by contacting us.



Our Basic type of trips are designed for travelers who want exceptional experience, plenty of free time and having the flexibility to choose where and how their time and money is spent. By working plenty of free time into the itineraries and keeping many of the activities optional, we aim to make travel possible for those on even the slenderest of budgets. After all, why pay for an activity or excursion you wouldn’t otherwise be interested in?