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Horse Riding

Short riding in Terelj

350
  • DURATION : 7 days
  • GROUP SIZE 2-10
  • HIGHLIGHTS : Central Mongolia,Terelj NP, Chingis Khan Statue, Nomad family
  • COVERED DISTANCE : Apx : 120km
  • TRANSPORTATION :  Japanese 4WD jeep or Russian mini Van 4x4 UAZ
  • HORSE RIDING : 3 days

 

Participant 1 pax 2 pax 3-4 pax 5-7 pax 8-10 pax
Price per person 950€ 750€ 650€ 450€ 350€

 

It is short time travel but you will have many highlights in this trip. The first you will discover the nomadic life and know about the herding and start your horse riding around mountain and on steppe. 


Tour Itinerary

Day 1-4

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

You will land in Mongolia. At the airport you will meet with your translator and go to the city center. If you land in Mongolia early, you can have city tour on this day. First you can drop your luggage at your hotel and have a city tour.

City tour: The National History Museum, the Chinggis Khaan Square, and lunch or dinner together.  Then we can do some shopping. After, we will bring you to your hotel and we will meet you tomorrow morning! 

Day 2

Ulaanbaatar - Terelj 100 km

In the morning after your breakfast our driver and guide will be ready at your hotel.  We will load up then go on to Terelj national park. This is around 100 km from the capital city on smooth and bumpy roads.

On the way you will see the Turtle Stone. This is one of the beautiful places you will see throughout your trip! The symbol of Terelj National Park is 24 meter high, giant rock formation like a lying turtle. You can take photos and relax for a while in the shade of this giant turtle. After the Turtle Stone you can drive or hike to Ariyabal Meditation Temple, close to Turtle Stone.

It is a Buddhist Meditation Temple built in 1810, but destroyed during the religious purge of the 1938, then restored at the beginning of 2004. From then on, locals and foreigners alike come to this temple to meditate and feel the amazing energy of the surrounding the area. Besides meditating you will see the breathtaking view of the national park from the temple.

The shape of the temple is an elephants head and the set of 108 stairs leading up to the temple symbolizes the elephant’s elongated trunk. To reach there you will cross the “Bridge of Heaven” and 108 stone stairs will lead you to the main temple.

After the Meditation Temple and Turtle Stone you will drive to the nomad family. When you are staying with them you will explore the nomad lifestyle; help to herd animals, help the family etc... you will have your own GER.  You will have your dinner is with that family, a traditional Mongolian dish.

  • breakfast-hotel
  • lunch-from restaurant in the box
  • dinner-cooking from nomad
  • accommodation-GER
Day 3

In the morning after your breakfast, you can help the family milking the cows, herding the sheep and goats etc... also you can help to horseman for prepare horses for the day's riding. After you everything is prepared, you will start your riding to steppe and mountains. At the first you need to go slowly and take good control of your horse. Your horseman and guide will help with everything. If you want to do anything when you are on horseback you will have to ask your guide first. When you are on horseback, your lunch will be brought to you by your driver who will meet you by van. After your lunch you will continue your riding. In the mountains and steppe, your horseman and guide will lead you through beautiful landscapes. For dinner, you will return to your family and meet with your driver again. During  dinner you can talk about your trip and plan for tomorrow!

Horse riding 20 km. 4-5 hours; before lunch around 10 km after lunch another 10 km.

  • breakfast-with family prepared by your team
  • lunch-from nomad family or from your team
  • dinner-cooking from nomad
  • accommodation-GER
Day 4

This day will be same as your first day. In the morning, after your breakfast if you are still tired you can take a rest before riding. If you ready to ride you ca start directly! On this day you can herd animals with your horseman and guide. Your lunch will be same as yesterday, prepared by the family and brought to you by your driver. Before dinner you will return back to the family. If you are tired you can take a rest or help the nomads herd animals, prepare for night, or bring some wood for the fire. During the evening you can talk about Mongolian history about nomadic lifestyle, etc... It's your free time.

Each day the distance of the riding is same as with other days. this day will be 20 km of riding. 4-5 hours

  • breakfast-with family prepared by your team
  • lunch-from nomad family or from your team
  • dinner-cooking from nomad
  • accommodation-GER

Day 5-7

Day 5

This is your last day of horseback riding. In the morning, if you are tired you can take a rest or you can start at same time as previous days. In the morning after your breakfast you can directly start your riding to mountain, or steppe, and follow the river. There are so many nice places for riding. Around the river you can herd animals and go to mountains.  If you want to do something, just ask and your horseman and guide will help you. Your lunch will be same as previous days from your team or from the nomad family. On the way your driver will bring food. On the steppe or next to mountain you can have your lunch with your team. After lunch you will continue your riding to to explore new areas before returning to the nomad family for dinner. This is last night with your nomads. You can talk about everything you have seen and ask about the nomad life.

Again you will have 20 km of riding.

  • breakfast-with family prepared by your team
  • lunch-from nomad family or from your team
  • dinner-cooking from nomad
  • accommodation-GER
Day 6

Ulaanbaatar - Terelj 100 km

In the morning after your breakfast you will say goodbye to the nomad family and take a photo with them at last moment. Then you will drive to Ulaanbaatar with your team. On the way, you will stop at Chingiss Khaan Horse Statue. this is one of the beautiful place. Also, this is the biggest horse statue in the world. This palce is called Tsonjinboldog and your guide will give you all information about this place. Next to the this statue you will have your lunch with your team. It will be in the box from nomad family with hot tea or coffee. After lunch you will arrive in Ulaanbaatar.

The drive back to Ulaanbaatar is 100 km from 2-3 hours

  • breakfast-with family prepared by your team
  • lunch-from nomad family or from your team
  • dinner- To Be Determined
  • accommodation-hotel
Day 7

This day is your last day in Mongolia. Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport. Also the transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight. Thank you for you traveled with us /smile oruulah/

HAVE A GOOD JOURNEY AND SEE YOU SOON

What's included?

Included

  • Transfers airport / hotel / airport
  • 2 nights in 3*hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included
  • Full pension during the tour
  • Water
  • 4 nights in a nomad family, in guest yurt
  • Food during the trip
  • Chef for more than 3 travelers
  • Japanese 4WD jeep or Russian mini Van 4x4 UAZ with driver, Petrol
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Horse riding
  • Local guides for the treks
  • Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
  • City tour tickets
  • Equipments for meals (camping tents, tables and chairs)
  • Equipments for horse riding (saddles, bridles etc…)

Not included

  • International flight
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra drinks / alcohols/ some special coffee etc…
  • Meals in Ulan Bator
  • Phone calls
  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program

Are you interested ?