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After Black Ibex Footprints - 10 Days

After Black Ibex Footprints

Mongolia · Private Tour · 10 Days
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Visit the remote west area of Mongolia to you track the elusive and beautiful Black Ibex, as you take in the sublime landscapes of the least visited area in the Gobi Desert. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ulaanbaatar
Day 2 - Ulaanbaatar → Khar-Us Lake
Day 3 - Canyon Of Bodonch River
Day 4 - Canyon Of Bodonch River
Day 5 - Altai Mountains Range
Day 6 - Altai Mountains Range → Great Gobi
Day 7 - Canyon Of Uench
Day 8 - Uench River Canyon → Hovd 
Day 9 - Hovd → Ulaanbaatar
Day 10 - Ulaanbaatar

What is included

  • Transportation in comfortable AC off road 4x4 Minivan, including airport transfers
  • Domestic flights Ulaanbataar-Hovd-Ulaanbataar
  • 6 nights accommodation in tent with full board
  • 1 night accommodation at local hotel with full board
  • 2 nights accommodation at 4* hotel with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees at all visiting sites
  • Horse ride and Camel ride
  • English speaking guide service throughout the entire itinerary
  • Local guides for horse and camel ride

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Ulaanbaatar

After arriving in Ulaanbaatar, you'll be greeted at the airport and escorted to your hotel. 

Enjoy a sightseeing city tour including a visit to Gandan Monastery with its huge gold plated Buddha, a symbol of Mongolian national pride and cultural revival. See the monks chanting, spin some prayer wheels and view the intricately embroidered thankas. 

The next spot will be Sukhbaatar Square, where all central departments including Government house situated on. Enjoy lunch at traditional restaurant. Then, take an excursion to the Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get panoramic view of the whole city.

Overnight at the hotel.  

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
2
Ulaanbaatar → Khar-Us Lake

Early morning flight to Hovd Province, Western Mongolia. 

On arrival at the airstrip in Hovd a local driver will come and meet you. After a light lunch, we will start our tour to Khar-Us Lake National Park. There, we have a good opportunity to see a variety of birds and beavers. You can rest hearing the sound of various waterfowls gathered in the lake.

Overnight at campsite. 

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Ulaanbaatar → Hovd 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tent

Khar-Us Lake National Park

day
3
Canyon Of Bodonch River

Wake up early morning, the tour continues over the Baga Ulaan pass of Altai Mountain range to arrive at the Canyon of Bodonch River

You will have a chance to discover the life of a nomadic family and explore the area by riding camel and horse

Overnight at campsite. 

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Khar-Us Lake → Canyon of Bodonch River300 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tent

Bodonch River Canyon

day
4
Canyon Of Bodonch River

After breakfast, explore wild nature and take a sightseeing tour of the Canyon of Bodonch River including dog stone, camel stone, ram stone and cirrus rock. 

Overnight at campsite. 


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Tent

Bodonch River Canyon

day
5
Altai Mountains Range

Today’s journey goal is to see the Altai Ibex

We will approach the ibex place by jeep in the early morning. Then we will walk short distances to discover and photograph the Ibex. If you get lucky you might also see a pack of wolves.

Overnight at campsite. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Tent

Altai Mountains

day
6
Altai Mountains Range → Great Gobi

After breakfast, tour from the Altai Mountain range to B part of National Park of Great Gobi and enjoy its wild nature and animals, such as: wild ass, black-tailed gazelle, wolf and a variety of birds. 

Overnight at campsite. 

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Tent

Great Gobi

day
7
Canyon Of Uench

In the early morning, we will drive to Canyon of Uench River. During this trip we will have a good opportunity to enjoy wild life and sightseeing. 

Overnight at campsite. 


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Tent

Uench River Canyon

day
8
Uench River Canyon → Hovd 

Wake up early, you will be driven back to Hovd where you will visit the museum.

Have lunch at a local restaurant, and time to relax. 

Overnight at local hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tsambagaraw Hotel

Hovd

day
9
Hovd → Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, you will be driven to the local airport with your guide for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar.

After the lunch, we will visit to the Bogd Khan Palace, a series of beautiful traditional buildings where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. 

During this city tour you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore. Have a delightful experience of farewell dinner.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Hovd → Ulaanbaatar 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
10
Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Ulaanbaatar
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Bayangol Hotel

Khar-Us Lake National Park
Y

Tent

Bodonch River Canyon
Y

Tent

Altai Mountains
Y

Tent

Great Gobi
Y

Tent

Uench River Canyon
Y

Tent

Hovd
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Tsambagaraw Hotel

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
4 pax
Double Sharing
1 Jul 2018 - 30 Sep 2018$2560$1783

Photos

Pack of Ibex
Canyon of Uench
Ibex in Mount
Altai mountain range

Map

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