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Sand and lake

17 days photo taking tour from Gobi to Huvsgul lake.

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Particularly, you rate interestingly our safaris of all kind. The nomads life won’t be lost completely from the way. You don’t only make vacation, but also make a film or photo shooting. Also here we have long experiences of many years, from which already Fernweh program of BR, JWW etc. from Germany profited in co-operation with us making the spectacular video"s of mongolian wild animals, hunting eagles and tourism promoted films in mongolia.

The country looks endless large. To the selected beautiful places you drive by changeful landscapes with incredible panoramas. Also many historical places, monasteries, ruins also the everyday life of nomads, unexpected happening of wild animals and multicolored flower world are inseparable parts of our safari. We never miss a beautiful moment in our way.

Our normal photo program take you to the most important interesting highlights of the country. We prefer the best of panorama"s for photo and film. We stand out from there strongly of the typical offered journeys. We arrange the photo and film journey from as normal journey to explicit photo and film journey. We accompany your professional film journey in Mongolia. Where is what? To the selection of the regions we suggest following areas for you:

In the west - Incredible west Altai mountains with eternally snow and glaciers and great chain lakes, close ravines and mountains. The different traditions and way of life of different ethnic groups.

In the south - The endless width of the steppe and the desert Gobi, - desert flora, great moving dune, dinosaur cemeteries, confines ravines and mountains.

In the north - Spectacular mountain scenes, crystal clear seas and rivers, taiga, sleeping volcanic mountains, edelweiss meadow, ravines and mountains. The unique life of Tsaatan, reindeer breeder, shaman.

In central Mongolia - Enormous levels bordered by noble hills, edelweiss meadow, mountain chain of Changai and waterfall.

Wild animal existence: Golden eagles, vulture, small rodent, snow leopard, Argali of sheep, ibex, steppe eagle, wild horses, Gobibaer, wild ass, wild camels and gazelle etc.

High points of the journey:

Highlights:

- Color play, light and shade with the clouds

- Direct contact with the native"s, visits of nomads in their gers, their everyday lives

- Cultural highlights, naadamfestival and also the events contained in our Program, visit of nomads in their gers

- Visit of concerts with typical music and dance demonstrations

- Wild animal observations

- Buddhist monasteries, Shaman

- Contrasts in the city and in the country

- Very good food supply!

The offered journey is a landscape and a cultural journey.

We travel by very remote areas and need therefore the appropriate logistic preparations and area knowledge.

We are accompanied of excellent connoisseurs of the area and the cultural peculiarities their inhabitants!

The distances are partly difficult and therefore we go also times only slowly towards.

How also at other places the travel is here sometimes expeditionary!

We strive however to combine regular breaks with walks and small hiking. Also occasional riding is an alternative.

Highlights

Gandan monastery, Zaisan panoramic hill, monastery and ruine, nomads family, sightseeings

Short Itenerary
  • Day 1 :Arrivel. Hoteltransfer. Citytour
  • Day 2 :Drive to Baga gazriin chuluu
  • Day 3 :Drive to Bazanyag
  • Day 4 :Drive to eagle valley
  • Day 5 :Drive to moving dune
  • Day 6 :Drive to Ongi monastery
  • Day 7 :Drive to Karakorum.
  • Day 8 :Stay in Karakorum
  • Day 9 :Drive to Terkhiin tsagaan nuur
  • Day 10 :Stay in Terkhiin tsagaan nuur
  • Day 11 :Drive to Huvsgul lake
  • Day 12 :Stay at Huvsgul lake.
  • Day 13 :Drive to Erdenet
  • Day 14 :Drive to Amarbayasgalant
  • Day 15 :Drive to Ulaanbaatar.
  • Day 16 :Leisure and shopping
  • Day 17 :Departure
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Sand and lake

Day 1

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. ****hotel transfer. After lunch, the tour starts with visit to the Gandan monastery, Zaisan panoramic mountain, Sukhbaatar Square and natural history museum. (B/L/D)

Day 2

Drive to Baga gazriin chuluu.  It is a small mountain area with different rockformations.  In the evening walking around in the mountain to watch wild. Overnightstay at Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 3

Drive to Sum huh Burd and Bayanzag, paleontological name is Flaming Cliffs. This was done by an excavation led by Roy Chapman Andrews, by which dinosaur skeletons and the remains are founded.  This was first discovery of dinosaurus in mongolia, which made famous this area. Overnightstay at Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 4

Trip to the Gobi National Park Gurvan Saikhan. Lunch as picnic. Walking in the eagle valley. Overnightstay in Ger Camp. (B/L/D)

Day 5

Drive to Khongor dune, which is 110km long and called singing also moving dune. In the evening funny testriding on camel. Overnightstay at traditional ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 6

Trip to the Ongi monastery. There are two separate ruine of 1000 lama monastery. The surrounding area is suitable for a hiking. Overnightstay at Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 7

Drive to Karakorum. Visit nomadsfamily on the way. Overnight at ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 8

Visit Erdene Zuu monastery, first mongolian buddhist center, and the ruins of the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire. Overnight at ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 9

Drive via Tsetserleg to Terkhiin tsagaan nuur. Overnightstay in ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 10

Stay at the shore of Terkhiin tsagaan lake. There is nice possibility to walk, horseback riding, fishing and phototaking. Overnightstay at Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 11

Drive to Huvsgul lake. Stay at ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 12

Stay at Huvsgul lake. Possible aktivity to walk, ride horseback, photography , canoying and visit tsaatan family. Overnightstay at Ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 13

Drive to Erdenet, the biggest mining city of mongolia. Overnight in landhotel. (B/L/D)

Day 14

Drive to Amarbayasgalant. Visit the Amarbayasgalant monastery. Overnightstay at ger camp. (B/L/D)

Day 15

Drive to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the ****hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 16

Free time. Shopping for souvenirs. In the evening visit the Mongolian traditional folklore. Overnightstay at hotel. (B/L/D)

Day 17

Transfer for your departure. (B/L/D)

Tour Duration

16 nights / 17 days

Tour Price

Double Room: USD

Single Room: +USD

All Rates per person (+ GST)

Group Size

unlimited

Recommended time

From Juni till Oktober.

Included

* 17 day  photo taking round trip from/to Ulaanbaatar

* Guiding in German or English language

* 3 nights accommodation Ulaanbaatar at ****Hotel/  1 nights accommodation at  Landhotel/ 12 nights accommodation in Ger camp

* Transfer in Ulaanbaatar and all overland transportation (Car/ 4WD Van / Bus)

* Welcome-Dinner/ Meals

* Sightseeing tour in Ulaanbaatar

* Entry fees of UNESCO-Worldcultureheritage, monastery, museums and folklore in Ulaanbaatar

Not included

gratuity, optional tours and personal extras, International journey, visa fee, equipments and personal spending, single room charge in the hotel, travel insurance, tip, additional beverages and meals

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