Click to see trip plan

Holy Altai Inspiring Trail

From

2,150

/ person
  • 1
  • 12 Days

Kadr Enkhbaatar

Tour Mongolia

Tour Mongolia-Your Responsible Travel Partner. We offer wide range of tours throughout of Mongolia

  • Local time:15:12

Holy Altai Inspiring Trail

An uncommon adventure will take you through the wilderness of Altai, the highest mountainous region in the western Mongolia. From the snow covered peaks to the rivers running through breathtaking valleys, from the ancient rock painting art galleries to the unique local traditions, this trekking journey will immerse you into untouched beautiful nature and rich cultural heritages of Mongols.

DAY 1

Travel to western Mongolia

Pick up at your hotel and transfer to airport. Flight to Ulgii town, the center of Bayan-Ulgii, the westernmost province of Mongolia. Meet with your guide and local service team. Continue on travel as heading to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park for 100kms. LD

Tent
DAY 2

Travel to Altai Tavan Bogd

Morning you will continue the drive to Altai Tavan Bogd for 140kms. On the way you will enjoy ancient dear statues and archaeological burial sites. Reach to our camping spot nearby Tuvan ethnic nomads. Enjoy short hike to neighboring mountain. In the evening you will meet with your local assistants who will care our entire luggage, camping equipments and food provisions for transporting by pack camels, rented from local people. No vehicle will be supporting our trip for next seven days. BLD Read more

Tent
DAY 3

Trek to Tavan Bogd Mountains

After hearty breakfast in the morning, we will trek to the Tavan Bogd Holy Mountains. Enjoy an extraordinary view of Mongolian highest mountains and glaciers while trekking about 4-5hours for 16kms of moderate walk through slightly sloping passes. We will reach to a base camp spot on the edge of the Potaniin’s Glacier. BLD Read more

Tent
DAY 4

Climbing to Malchin Mountain

Today we will climb up to the peak of Malchin Mountain, that stretches for 4051m above sea level, as the lowest peak of Tavan Bogd Mountains. This mountain lies along the borderline of Mongolia and Russia and offers a spectacular view over the Potanin’s glacier and snow peaked summits of Altai Mountain Range. Trek back to the base camp. BLD Read more

Tent
DAY 5

Trek to Shiveet Khairkhan

Trekking for 18kms along the Tsagaan River through stunning valley. Reach the Shiveet Khairkhan Mountain, is sacred to local people and it boasts many herds of wild goats – ibex. Visit to Tuvan nomad family. BLD

Tent
DAY 6

Exploring ancient rock art

Trekking for 20kms along with mountain valley of Khar Salaa. Most interestingly you will explore dear statues and thousands of petroglyphs spanning the past 8-10000 years as keeping secrets of ancient civilizations of nomadic people. On the way of the trek you will enjoy beautiful small lakes as a home to different spacious of water birds. BLD Read more

Tent
DAY 7

Trek to mountain Takhilt

Trekking to mountain pass Takhilt about 7-8kms. Crossing over the pass will require quite much efforts when it covered by snow. You will continue the trek about 10kms through the beautiful valley called Baavgait (Bear). BLD

Tent
DAY 8

Trek to small lakes

On our last day trek we will cover about 25kms for reaching to most beautiful Lake Khoton. Enjoy a miraculous view of reflection of surrounding snow peaked mountains over the lake. Here you will be registered at the Border military base of Aral Tolgoi. BLD

Tent
DAY 9

Trekking to Khoton Lake

On our last day trek we will cover about 25kms for reaching to most beautiful Lake Khoton. Enjoy a miraculous view of reflection of surrounding snow peaked mountains over the lake. Here you will be registered at the Border military base of Aral Tolgoi. BLD

Tent
DAY 10

Relaxing

oday we will explore another cultural site with hundreds of petroglyphs. Visit to a Kazakh nomad family to learn more about their lifestyle and unique tradition of Golden eagle training for hunting. Afternoon we will have a rest at the campsite. While enjoying breathtaking scenery you will have an opportunity to learn how to make Mongolian dish and playing traditional game. BLD Read more

Tent
DAY 11

Travel to Ulgii town

Morning we will say goodbye to our local mountain guide, camp assistants and pack camels. Continue on travel by car for driving about 230kms to Ulgii town. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 12

Flight to Ulaanbaatar

Transfer to local airport for taking a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to your hotel. End of the service. B

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Tavan Bogd National Park
Hotel Tent
Day 4
Location Malchin Mountain
Hotel Tent
Day 5
Location Shiveet Khairkhan
Hotel Tent
Day 6
Location Khar Salaa valley
Hotel Nomad family
Day 7
Location Takhilt Mountain
Hotel Tent
Day 8
Location Small Lakes
Hotel Tent
Day 9
Location Khoton Lake
Hotel Tent
Day 10
Location Khoton Lake
Hotel Tent
Day 11
Location Ulgii town
Hotel Bear Valley

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • Ger camp stay (2 nights) and tent stay (9 nights) in countryside
  • English speaking guide service
  • Field cook, local guides and pack animals
  • RT domestic flight
  • All camping equipment, entrance fees to Protected Areas
  • All transfers by 4WD Russian minivan in the countryside
  • Meals of breakfast, lunch /picnic during the trekking in countryside/ and dinner as mentioned per day itinerary

Package excludes

  • International transportation to and from Mongolia
  • Hotel stay in Ulaanbaatar
  • Travel insurance
  • Mineral (bottled) water and alcoholic drinks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry and items of a personal nature

More information

  • • We are happy to arrange your hotel and transfers in Ulaanbaatar, private car transportation to our destinations at discounted rate
  • • International and domestic flight and train tickets would be arranged due to the clients’ requests and wishes with our pleasures
  • • City sightseeing tours are offered as optional
  • • Private departures are available on request

REVIEWS

7 Reviews

Jane Salvage, United Kingdom

My name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ y name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ Read more

Stefanie Chang, Switzerland

Tour company is well organized and high problem solving skill when there are issues during the trip. Reliable company. Comfortable car was provided. Itinerary was loose enough to have time for individual ideas and space.

Dave Bowling, Korea, Republic of

Punctuality, a good background information about tourist attractions & the local culture. I was worried because I booked the trip last minute, but there are no problems at all. Driving was great too. БАЯАРЛААЛА! Extremely friendly.​

MORE REVIEWS

BEST MONTHS

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12

SIMILAR TRIPS

WHY USE US

Your Dream Comes True

Easily find your favorite trip style and destination. Optimal matching with local travel professionals that will make your dream come true.

Best Quality

All our trips are quality assured by our experienced international travel teams. We’ve selected only the best destination management experts to ensure that your trip experience will be plain sailing all the way.

Fast and Easy

Find your favorite trip, pick your destination and plan your personalized vacation with a local expert in just 3 easy steps. No searching hundreds of websites! One place, all your dream vacations!

No Middleman

With Ollami, there’s no third party between you and the local experts. YOU pick your travel expert. YOU have full control of your costs and WE give you peace of mind that there are no hidden fees or charges.

Personal Reviews

All our reviews are written by REAL travelers who have experienced our service first hand. With Ollami you can expect great trips, real reviews and absolutely no surprises.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Your experience is our priority. We offer secure payments, 24/7 professional customer service worldwide via phone, email, chat or Skype.