Amarbayasgalant monastary & Horse trekking

Adventure tours

Amarbayasgalant monastary & Horse trekking

Ride through the steppes in the footsteps of great Mongolian Heroes and discover one of the most beautiful working monasteries in the world from horseback. Our trekking tour will spend 3 days in the saddle camping under the starry sky as you travel to Amarbayasgalant Buddhist Monastery.

Length: 8 days/ 7 nights
Price: from $1180 per person
Group size: 2-6
Transport: comfortable 4x4 vehicles
Difficulty: Moderate - No hard physical requirements.

Highlights: Ancient Manchurian Temple, Horse Trekking, Mongolian massage and spa

Day 1 - Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Your guide and personal driver will meet you from the airport or train station and help you to check in to your 3 star city centre hotel.

After a rest, you will enjoy an evening meal in a traditional Mongolian restaurant to fortify you for the journey ahead!

Day 2 - Mongolian Secret History Travel Complex

Travelling north from the city on good roads you will arrive at the Mongolian Secret History Travel complex. On the way you will stop at Aglag-Buteel Monastery where you will tour the beautiful, manicured gardens and immaculate temple, afterwards you will visit the camp where you meet with herders, visit a shaman shrine, ride camels and meet your horse for the journey ahead of you. In the evening you will enjoy a sauna in our hotel spa.

Days 3, 4 & 5– Horse Trekking and camping in the countryside

You will receive some final riding instruction in the morning from your guide, pack your horses and then set off on horseback into the mountains and woods surrounding the camp as you head towards Amarbayasgalant. Each day you will trek approximately 6 hours as you make your way to Amarbayasgalant monastery. Along the way you will meet with nomadic herders and spend your time getting back to basics in beautiful natural surroundings. In the evenings you will pitch your tent and your guide will cook you a healthy nutritious meal.

Day 6 – Horse Trekking and Amarbayasgalant Monastery

On your final day of trekking you will reach the temple and have a chance to relax in a comfortable ger camp after your long ride. Once you have recovered we will visit this ancient temple and the hillside stupa houses the bones of the famous Zanibazar lama. Your suitcases will have been delivered in advance by your driver.

Day 7 – Return to Ulaanbaatar

In the morning we will set off early back to the city where we stop for lunch followed by a city tour. We’ll take in Gandan monastery, Sukhbaatar Square, the Choijin Lama’s Palace, The Bogd Khaan’s winter palace, Zaisan Monument, cashmere shopping and the iconic State Department Store. In the evening you will enjoy a traditional show and meal in town.


Day 8 - Departure

Your guide and driver will take you to the airport or train station and wish you well on your departure and future travels!

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