Genghis Khan's Horse Trek

10 Days
Starts from: 2095 USD
Group size : 4-12 people

Schedule 2015

jul 14 jul 23 jul 04 jul 13
aug 04 aug 13
sep 01 sep 10

A remarkable horse trekking tour named "Following the footsteps of Genghis Khan". The trip goes back to the 13th Century and experience the life of a Mongolian legend.

A remarkable horse trekking tour named "Following the footsteps of Genghis Khan". The trip goes back to the 13th Century and experience the life of a Mongolian legend. There is no better way to explore Mongolia on horseback.

Genghis Khan conquered lands riding his 8 light bay horses, which none of his entourage were allowed to touch. But at this time, his geldings are waiting just for you in Khentii National Park- a beautiful combination of forest, mountain, steppe, rivers and lakes. To evoke the spirit and time of Genghis Khan, each participant can wear traditional costume and accessories of the time, while riding through the landscape that has not much changed since the time of Genghis Khan.

We guarantee this trip will be an experience you will never forget.

Why choose this tour

  • 5 days of horseback riding adventure in the homeland of Genghis Khan
  • Riding with the Mongol army costumes and accessories
  • Experience 13th century life of Mongolian legend
  • Professional horseback riding guide
  • New experience and love with Mongolian horse
  • Opportunity to stay in tent camp in the wilderness
  • I have discovered Mongolia! brand t-shirt is yours!
  • A chance to see how the real Mongolian authentic Barbecue is made the traditional way!

Full itinerary

Day 1

​Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. You'll be greeted at the airport and escorted to 4* hotel. After lunch, take a half-day city tour to Gandan Monastery where you will see huge gold plated Buddha, a symbol of Mongolian national pride and cultural revival and visit National Museum of Mongolian History, where we will explore not only 13th century about Genghis Khan but also we will know all Mongolian history and lifestyle. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)

Day 2

​Lake Khokh nuur and prepare for the horse trek

After breakfast, drive to Giant Chinggis Khaan statue. The statues in total is 40m high and see as far sighted Chinggis Khaan holds a golden whip in his right hand on the way. Then drive to small Lake Khokh nuur where Genghis Khan was entitled as the Khan of Mongols in 1189 and there you will meet your lovely light bay horse and a Mongolian warrior who leads the trip. Prepare for the horse trip and in the evening listen to brief historical highlights about the significant events in the history of Mongolia.(B+L+D)

Day 3

​Horse trek

In the morning, we begin the horse trek. Today, we will ride to Genghis Khan's fire stones. On the way, we will visit horseman nomad family. We will taste Mongolian traditional dairy products. Dinner is real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones.In the evening, we will make up our own ger (National dwelling). Overnight in Ger. (B+L+D)

Day 4

​Travel to birthplace of Jamukha

Today we will ride to tourist camp located in the birthplace of Jamukha, who was not only the best friend of Genghis Khan but also leader of clans. Dinner is real Mongolian authentic barbecue as prepared the traditional way with hot stones resulting unique taste. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 5

​Ride to Bereeven Monastery

Today we will ride through wonderful nature to Bereeven Monastery. The monastery is surrounded by 13 high mountains and it was built in 17th century. At that time, there were about 5000 to 6000 Buddhist lamas lived & studied. Overnight in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 6

​Horse trek along Kherlen River

Horse trek in the valley of Jargalant River. Genghis Khan used to drink water from this river when he returns to his mother land. We will visit nomad family to explore their lifestyle, culture and tradition. Overnight in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 7

​Uglugch wall

Uglugch wall

Today is the last day for riding to the ruins of Uglugch walls where the Great Khan used to live for some time. This area has a number of ancient graves and stone monuments. Overnight in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 8

​Tour to 13th Century Live Museum

Drive to 13th century National park. Here we will visit the camps of Craftsmen, Shamans and Education. Visit herder's family and riding horses, camels and playing ankle bone shooting and other Mongolian traditional games and much more fun activities. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

13th Century

Day 9

​Uaanbaatar and city tour options

After breakfast you will have a drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Visit Bogd Khan Palace, which is a series of beautiful traditional buildings, where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. You may choose an optional city tour where you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 10

​Departure from Mongolia.

You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)

Departure from Mongolia

Ludy and Daisy. USA

I would like to let your company know that we had a great time in Mongolia. Our tour guides, Norka and Sethna, were wonderful! Our drivers, Bayra and Batir, were great. We learned a lot about your beautiful country and were happy that we decided to take this vacation. We are both glad we used your company for our tours.Thank you!

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