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This Mongolia tour is the excellent choice for those who are looking for an exciting adventure with horse riding experience. Not everyone can reach Khagiin Khar lake, the deeper you into the Khan Khentii Mountains, you enter into the breathtaking scenery. An experienced guide and local guide will always help you riding horse and to get along the road and reach spectacular Khagiin Khar lake. This is high mountain range area which you might experience three day long rain and wet, high day, night temperature difference. However, during Mongolia trip in Khan Khentii you will be amazed by the beautiful wilderness nature and its intriguing wildlife.

Tour overview
  • Day1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
  • Day2. Drive to Princess Lodge via Terelj National Park
  • Day3. Depart from Princess Lodge by horse riding, spend night north of Zuugiin spring
  • Day4. Surpass the Khavirgan passage, stay overnight near Gil Khar mountain
  • Day5. Ride to Khagiin Khar Lake
  • Day6. Ride back to Gil Khar mountain
  • Day7. Passing trough Khavirgan passage
  • Day8. Arrival at Princess Lodge
  • Day9. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar city, en route visit Chinggis Khaan statue
Route: Ulaanbaatar-Terelj-Princess Lodge-Khagiin Khar Lake-Ulaanbaatar
Region: Central Mongolia
Tour Highlights: Horse riding, Bonfire, Lake exploration, Flora and Fauna
Available date: July.1-September.30
Travel type Adventure

Traveler testimony:

Joe August 20-24th, 2014

I had a very enjoyable trip to the spectacular wilderness of the Khan Khentii with Manda, my guide Dodi, the cook and Mantuck the horseman. The horses were excellent and we traveled trough some very difficult terrain – high mountain climbs / deserts and very wet mud. Dodi was an excellent cook and prepared fast tasty meals for breakfast and dinner using limited resources. Manda spoke excellent English and told many stories and histories of Mongolia. All three were fun to spend five days with talking around the campfire, some drinks and even doing some Mongolia wrestling.

There was some terrible weather and some very difficult riding but the highlights of the trip riding in the spectacular scenery of the Khan Khentii and spending time in the wilderness with real Mongolians – made it all wonderful. Thank you for looking after me and giving me an amazing experience and unforgettable memories.


Day1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival in Chinggis Khaan Airport, driver will meet you there and transport to hotel. The airport is about 20 to 30 minutes driving distance from Downtown.  Depending on the flight schedule you will have free time for your shopping and leisure activity by your own.

Stay overnight in 3 star Hotel

Day2: Princess Lodge, introduction of the Khan Khentii protected area

In the morning drive to Princess Lodge via Terelj National Park (2 hours), on the way we will have short stop at the Turtle rock. After reaching Terelj town, we will cross the Terelj River and drive another 27km on off-road and arrive at Princess Lodge at lunch time. Spend the day at Princess Lodge (GER camp) enjoy hiking around and prepare luggage for tomorrow’s journey.

Stay overnight at the GER camp (B,L,D)

Day3: Riding begins

In the early morning after the tasty and nice breakfast at Princess Lodge, we prepare for excursion by saddling horses, packing luggage. Ride to the first point Zuugiin spring, on the way you will have lunch. Afternoon arrive at Zuugiin spring and have a break for an hour. The spring is full of minerals and known as very good for stomach, the most interesting fact is small air bubbles come from bottom of the spring when you whistle and sing. Continue our ride for another 3 hours, camp near the Khavirgan davaa known as Rib hill. In the evening our guide will serve you a delicious meal which prepared on the bonfire.

Stay overnight in the tent (B,L,D)


Day4: Climb up the Rib hill

In the morning ride further to the Rib valley. After an hour of climbing up by horse riding we will reach the top, there you have opportunity to take great photographs. Then come down to the other side of the hill though a narrow passage. Lunch and break time near the Khonog tolgoi (a small torn of hill). Afternoon, ride further to Gil Khar Mountain though the stunning landscape for three hours.

Stay overnight in the tent /B,L,D/

Day5: Khagiin Khar Lake

After breakfast, continue our journey to Khagiin Khar lake. Today we are close to the breathtaking lake ride about 4 to 5. Make camp beside the Lake and enjoy the wonderful landscape.

Stay overnight in tent /B,L,D/

Day6: Riding back

If we are lucky in the early dawn we will see deer or antelope near the lake. This area is the home to many creatures in Khan Khentii protected area. After early Lunch, ride back to Gil Khar mountain.

Stay overnight in tent /B,L,D/

Day7: Rib hill

After early morning breakfast we continue our ride to cross over the Rib hill. In the evening have a panoramic view of the Milky Way and stars beside the bonfire. Listen the great Mongolian legends from local herder.

Stay overnight in tent /B,L,D/


Day8 Arrive in Princess Lodge

Have a nice breakfast in the morning, after three to four hours of horse riding arrive in Princess Lodge at lunch time. In the evening have a relaxing wooden sauna and enjoy the silent peaceful landscape of Khan Khentii. After dinner play Mongolian traditional game known as horse racing and herder.

Stay overnight in Princess Lodge GER camp. /B,L,D/

Day9 Ulaanbaatar city

After a good rest take your optional timed breakfast. En route back to Ulaanbaatar city visit Chinggis Khaan Statue, the tallest horse riding man stainless steel statue in the earth. The Statue complex was built in 2008, which symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace. Evening drive to selected Hotel

Stay overnight at the 3 star Hotel /B,L,D/

Date and Price
Per.Pax / USD 1 PAX 2-4 PAX       5-9 PAX 10-14 PAX
Package tour price: $1500 $1100 $980 $800
The tour available date: July.1-September.30
Tour price include: English speaking guide
  GER lodging
  All meals are provided as stated by Bold letters
  Ground transportation, four wheel drive
  Park entrance fees
  Pure water supply (1liter per day)
  Sleeping bag, Tent, Saddle
  Horse riding at all time (4-5 horse)
  Accommodation in 3 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar City
  As following destinations stated in itinerary
Tour price exclude Travel insurance
  Visa application fees
  Beverages, snacks
  Personal expenses including, telephone call, internet, laundry
  Additional services
  Chinggis Khaan Statue Tax
Tour map

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1 Ulaanbaatar City
2 Turtle Rock
3 Terelj Town
4 Princess Lodge
5 Rib Hill
6 Khagiin Khar Lake
7 Chinggis Khaan Statue
Additional information

Accommodation: We choose the best partners in order to attain best outcome. Every year we personally check our partner hotels and tourist camps to ensure they are maintaining the standard of service. Depending on your preference we offer various 3 – 5 * hotel and guest houses. Tourist camps are all equipped with shower and toilet, 2 to 4 PAX per Ger and restaurants.

Meals: While your stay in Ulaanbaatar there are plenty of choices among Mongolian traditional, European, Indian and Asian cuisine restaurants. During your travel along the countryside tourist camps will serve with standard breakfast and meals of beef, rice and vegetables. If you are vegetarian or require Halal food we also able to organize your special need of food in Mongolia.

Transport: Our vehicles are prepared to travel on Mongolian road. We use variety of air-conditioned, four wheel drive vehicles and bus. The average mileage you will drive per day in Mongolian tour is 180 to 220 kilometers. Our vehicles include Land cruiser, Delica 2, Russian Van, Bus.

Guide: We arrange English, French, Russian and German speaking Mongolian guide on your Mongolian trip. Depending on the tour our special experienced guide will serve you a meal while stay in tent. Our guides always there to help you and work passionately with full of knowledge about the country and make your Mongolian travel one of your most favorite exploration around earth.

Packing List: we highly recommend you to read following article about what you should prepare before your Mongolian holiday.

Why choose us?

    • 20 years of experience in Tourism industry
    • Expert team works as system
    • Affordable price policy
    • Fast and response
    • Well-designed programs

Why choose this tour?

  • Real adventure in wilderness
  • Opportunity to take one of the most fascinating photographs
  • Affordable price

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