Khuvsgul lake tour /5 days/

SHORT DESCRIPTION


Welcome to the enchanting realm of Lake Khuvsgul, affectionately known as "The Dark Blue Pearl." Nestled in the northern province of Mongolia, this majestic lake holds the distinction of being Mongolia's largest and deepest body of water. Stretching across 136 kilometers in length and spanning 36 kilometers in width, Lake Khuvsgul reaches a profound depth of 262 meters. Perched at an elevation of 1645 meters above sea level, the lake captivates with its pristine beauty. As the second-largest freshwater lake in Central Asia, Lake Khuvsgul boasts a frozen splendor from January until the thaw of April or May. Its waters are home to nine species of fish, including the Siberian grayling and lenok, contributing to the lake's ecological richness. The surrounding landscape features the captivating Taiga Fauna and Flora, creating a haven for biodiversity. Venture into the cultural tapestry of the region, where diverse ethnic groups such as the Khalkha and Darhadt find their home. Notably, the Tsaatan people practice the ancient art of reindeer breeding, adding a unique dimension to the cultural mosaic of Lake Khuvsgul. The lake plays a crucial role in the migratory journey of birds from Siberia, offering birdwatching enthusiasts a splendid spectacle. Immerse yourself in the serenity of Lake Khuvsgul, where nature's grandeur and cultural richness converge in a breathtaking symphony.

  • Category: Short and Day tours
  • Available: June to October
  • Duration: 5 days, 4 nights
  • Destination: Northern Mongolia

ESSENTIALS


GUIDE
A Chinese, English, or Russian-speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group throughout the trip. The guide, a native Mongolian with extensive local knowledge, will cater to any requests, ensuring your holiday becomes an unforgettable experience.
TRANSPORT
For this trip, you have two options. The first is a high-level, latest model, air-conditioned private 4WD vehicle for maximum comfort during your touring days. The second option is a Russian 4x4 Van, operated by a driver with 20 years of experience.
MEALS
In Mongolia, dining will take place at fine American, European, and Asian cuisine restaurants. The Mongolian diet primarily consists of mutton, beef, rice, and noodles, forming the basis of your meals. Trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese, and occasionally yak! Some days will feature lunchboxes prepared by our cook.

 

TOUR PACKAGE PRICE


Group size1 pax2-3 pax4-6 pax7-9 pax10-12 pax13-15 paxMore than 16 pax
Price/Per person2230$1680$1550$1480$1380$1280$1150$
NoInclude serviceExclude serviceInclude service of Meals
1Vehicle with a driver.Items of personal natureBreakfast, Lunch, Dinner
2English speaking guideBeverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundryPer day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/
3Accommodation/Ger camps and Hotel/Travel and insuranceOne time Mongolian traditional food  /lamb with vegetables/
4Breakfast, Lunch, DinnerInternational transportation 
5All cooking and camping gears.Taxi 
6Airport shuttleOptional activities 
7National park and Other permits Single supplement /For hotel or Ger camp/ 
8Domestic flight ticketGratuity for the tour team 


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