Horse riding in Taiga tour

Horse riding tours

Horse riding in Taiga tour

We have excellent expertise in guiding tours to the remote Taiga region of Mongolia. This area is north of Khuvsgul lake right on the Siberian Russian border so we need to make special arrangements with the border patrols to take travellers here. This tour takes in an amazing stay with a Tsaatan family in their summer village.

Dates: Year Round -
Length: 12 days / 11 nights
Price: from $2800 per person
Group size: up to 2
Transport: Plane, UAZ minibus, horse/ reindeer
Difficulty: Quite hard - This trip takes place in one of the most remote regions of Mongolia

Day 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

When you arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the Mongolian capital city, you will be met by your personal guide and driver who will take you straight to your hotel. Once you have checked in and had a chance to relax after your journey we will organise a short walking tour of the city before supper at a local restaurant.

Day 2 Fly to Mörön city, drive north and stay in Khatgal city on the shores of lake Khuvsgul

Your drive will take you to the airport to board a flight to Mörön city. the flight will take around 2 hours after which you will be met by a new driver and guide. From there you will drive 1 hour north to Khatgal on the shores of the great Khuvsgul lake.

Days 3 Drive to the Tsaatan fishing lodge right on the Siberian Russian border

From the lakeside you will travel along a mountain pass into the Taiga region of Khuvsgul, emerging from the narrow ravines to an expansive and beautiful landscape. From here the Tsaatan fishing lodge is a full days drive

Day 4 - 8 Ride to the Tsaatan village

On day 4 you will mount your horse and ride north to the Tsaatan Village where you will stay with a local family who will take care of you as they teach you about their unique and difficult migratory lifestyle. In the Tsaatan village you will learn how to care for reindeer, produce handcrafted art from reindeer horn and bone and eat traditional food with the reindeer herders in their own home.

Day 9 Return to the lodge

On this day you pack up and return to the Tsaaatan Lodge when're you will rest overnight.

Day 10 Return to Mörön

Setting off early in the morning you will drive back to Mörön and rest in the evening at the same hotel as before.

Day 11 Departure from Mörön

In the afternoon you will board a flight back to Ulaanbaatar where you will take a short city tour and take in a traditional music and dance show.

Day 12 Depart Mongolia

On your final day we will drop you off at the airport or train station and bid you farewell.

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