Naiman Lake Horse Riding and Karakorum Naadam

​Trek through Mongolia and the Remains of the Mongol Empire


Trek through Mongolia and the Remains of the Mongol Empire - On this two-week adventure, you can experience the nomadic life.

Naiman Lake Horse Riding and Karakorum Naadam

​Trek through Mongolia and the Remains of the Mongol Empire

13 Days
Starts from: 2145 USD
Group size : 4-12 people

Schedule 2015

Naadam jul 01 festival jul 13

​Trek through Mongolia and the Remains of the Mongol Empire

Trek through Mongolia and the Remains of the Mongol Empire - On this two-week adventure, you can experience the nomadic life. Ride through valleys and mountains to reach a beautiful monastery and natural reserve; then ride to the archaeological ruins of Karakorum, the capital of 13th century Genghis Khan's Great Mongol Empire.
Whether you have ridden before or not, our staffs will help make your experience an enjoyable one. The best time to ride here is July to September when the horses are at their best.
After that you can attend a local naadam festival with activities such as archery and enjoy an authentic Mongolian barbecue. Horseback riding is a way of life in Mongolia and one of the most popular outdoor pursuits for visitors. Come visit us and see just how much fun a person can have on horseback!

Why choose this tour

  • Horse riding in Mongolia is wonderful experience.
  • More of the culture and history
  • New experience and love with Mongolian horse
  • See Takhi, Asian wild horses - 5000 years history
  • Explore nomadic lifestyle, culture and tradition
  • A chance to see how the real Mongolian authentic Barbecue is made the traditional way!

Full itinerary

Day 1

​July 03. Shuranga river

Today's destination is Shuranga river. You will meet your horse keeper and get prepared for the trip. Stay in”Naiman Lake” eco camp. Meet local people and Your horse guide will accompany you to give you the chance to discover the life and food of the nomads. Real authentic Mongolian Barbecue is made the traditional way! Stay overnights in local Ger camp. (B+L+D)

Day 2

July 04. Lake Shireet

Begin the horseback riding trip in the territory of Naiman Lake. Yak ride trial and support. To Lake Shireet 18 km. Stay overnights in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 3

July 06. Naiman Nuur (Eight Lakes)

Horseback riding trip to Naiman Nuur. The area of Naiman Nuur (Eight Lakes), which was created by volcanic eruptions centuries ago and 3,163 metres above sea level Khuisiin Naiman Nuur (Navel Eight Lakes) is located on over 2,400 meter above sea level. Stay overnights in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 4

July 05. Lake Haliut

Horseback riding trip to Lake Haliut 18 km. The lakes located in a high mountain area with sub alpine mountain meadows and coniferous forests of Siberian Pine and Siberian Larch; flat valley areas with lava stone fields in the north of the protected area and barren mountain tops, and the lakes. Stay overnights in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 5

July 07. Buurug valley

Horseback riding trip to Buurug valley 15 km. Visit the family of a horseman. You are free to taste the favorite beverage of the nomads - airag, fermented mare’s milk. Stay overnights in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 6

July 08. Orkhon waterfall

Continue on the trip to Orkhon waterfall. In the beginning, the terrain will be wide open valleys to mountain, rivers and then changing to Forest Mountain and 20m wonderful waterfall. Stay overnights in tent. (B+L+D)

Day 7

July 09. Local Naadam festival

Today we will enjoy Local Naadam Festival including wrestling, horse racing, archery and traditional games. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Local naadam

Day 8

July 10. Ugii Lake & Khushuu Tsaidam

Drive to Ugii Lake (altitude 1387 m; surface area—25 sq. km). When you visit the lake, you will have an opportunity to take a boat tour and do some birding. On the way, you will see Khusuu Tsaidam, a Turkic inscribed monument of the Turkic State (6th – 8th Centuries A.D). Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built in 1586. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Ugii lake

photo by Uugan-erdene

Day 9

July 11. See Takhi, the Asian wild horse and Ungut man monuments

Early morning drive to Hustai National Park. You can see many historical there are many historical monument ensemble of Ungut- famous with it is large number of man like figures, which belongs to 6-8 th century AD and many other sepultures, rectangular tombs. On the way, see Takhi, the Asian wild horse. If you have a chance, see wolf, argali sheep and deer. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Takhi's information center and overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 10

july 12.​Ulaanbaatar and city tour options

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. A chance to enjoy main Naadam festival in Ulaanbaatar. In the afternoon, you may wish to do some shopping for souvenirs and cashmeres before attending the evening concert of National Folklore. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 11

July 13.​Departure Mongolia

After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)

B - Breakfast L - Lunch D - Dinner

Ludy and Daisy USA. 2012

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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