TIC 8.1 SUTAI MOUNTAIN

Overview

A multi-day tour to experience the real nomadic herder’s life, staying with a Mongolian family, living in the beautiful countryside, while visiting the region where tourism is not developed without meeting other travellers. 

Price

  • 1 pax: $1290 per person
  • 2 pax: $750 per person
  • 3 pax: $570 per person
  • 4-5 pax: $480 per person

Highlights

  • Altai town
  • Ulaan yavar
  • Bichigt Khad - rock paintings
  • Burkhan Buudai mountain
  • Visit nomad family
  • Eej Khairkhan mountain
  • Buur lake
  • The Great Gobi Strictly Protected Area
  • Takhiin tal
  • The snowcapped Sutai mountain
  • Tamchiin khavtsal
  • Kharandaa rock
  • Taishir water power plant

Included

  •  Bus ticket
  •  A car with an experienced driver
  •  Petrol
  •  A tour guide
  •  Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  •   Visit nomad family
  •  Local hotel
  •  Guest house
  •  Bottled water

Not included

  •  Travel insurance
  •  Personal expenses and gratuities

Travel packing list

  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Vaseline
  • Hand cream
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Dental floss
  • Wet tissue
  • Dry tissue
  • Toilet paper
  • Hiking boots
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Gloves
  • Sleeping bag
  • Travel pillow
  • Water bottle
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Raincoat
  • Universal adapter plug

Itinerary

  • Drive to Altai town, the center of Gobi-Altai province by a domestic bus (1000km)
                          Every day 11:00 (arrival next day 10:00), 15:00 (arrival next day 14:00)

Drive to the beautiful landscape Ulaan Yavar, which once was the sea bottom millions of years ago, located in Biger soum, by a local car. Next we will drive to the sand dune formed on the ruin of ancient city, located 17km northeast of Biger soum. The ruin of the city that rarely appears by the movement of the sand dune attracts the attention of scientists. Then we will stop over rock painting date to Turkish period, the Bichigt khad, located 20km south of Biger soum and from here we will drive to 45km northwest to the Burkhan Buudai mountain 3765m a.s.l. This day we will stay overnight in a nomad family summering in the foothill of the beautiful mountain.

Drive to Eej Khairkhan mountain, passing by Tsogt soum. The Eej Khairhan is the beautiful mountain with a unique formation that resembles a rock gallery and it is one of the famous attractions of Gobi with rich history and legend. Stay overnight in a nomad family.

Drive to the Buur lake, one of the greatest resource of lake salt. The western part of the country is rich in lake and rock salt and annually about 200tn salt excavated from Buur lake. Passing by Bugat soum and Alag Khairkhan mountain, we will head to the great Gobi strictly protected area to visit Takhiin tal, where reintroduced Takhi /Wild horses/ since 1992. Takhiin tal is the place where reintroduced Takhi 5 times from Europe with the support of Christian Oswald Foundation. Stay overnight in a nomad family.

Drive to the snowcapped Sutai Khairkhan mountain, passing by Tamchiin Khavtsal. The sacred mountain of locals, the Sutai Khairkhan mountain is rich in history and legends. Stay overnight in a nomad family.

In the morning we will hike to the snowcapped Sutai Khairkhan Mountain. Drive back to Altai town, the center of Gobi-Altai province after lunch. Stay overnight in a guest house.

Drive to Kharandaa rock, passing by Taishir soum. On the way back we will visit the 50m high, 75m wide, 190m long dammed Taishir water power plant. Arrive in the center of the province and drive back to Ulaanbaatar city by a domestic bus. (15:00)

  • Arrive in Ulaanbaatar at 21:00. (1000 km by bus)

Map

Established
2006
Address
601, Pearl tower, 3th khoroo, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Post box
Central post office box 633, Ulaanbaatar – 15160
Contact Us
(976) 70101011