Family Active Vacation

Take your family on an unique vacation

Family Active Vacation

Northern and Central Mongolia

  • Family holiday
8 Days
2 Flights
Child friendly

Wish to take your family on a unique vacation to an extraordinary travel destination? Based on our experience taking dozens of families throughout Mongolia, we have designed the perfect vacation for you. This trip features activities that will keep your children busy, and will allow them to explore unfamiliar environments and to experience natural surroundings in safety during your family tour. The trip includes overnights in gers, traditional Mongolian style felt homes, and opportunities to try new sports like kayaking and horseback riding. If we are lucky, we will also meet with reindeer herders. All our family trips are led by our team members who have extensive experience working with kids.

Itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

  • Dinner

Arrival to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to hotel . Depending on time of arrival, you may have a short city sight-seeing tour. Evening welcome dinner. Overnight in hotel.

Day 2. Ulaanbaatar ✈ Murun - Lake Khuvsgul

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

One of the highlights of the trip is Lake Khuvsgul . We will take a flight to Murun, the provincial capital of Khuvsgul Province. One of the world's biggest fresh water sources, Lake Khuvsgul and its amazing surroundings are home to several of Mongolia’s ethnic minorities as well as a refuge for a wide variety of wildlife. Khuvsgul is truly a highlight of any trip to Mongolia. After landing in Murun we drive to Hatgal, a small town on the edge of the lake, then north along the lake’s edge to the ger camp, arriving in time for an afternoon walk along the lakeshore. Overnight in a ger camp.

Day 3. Lake Khuvsgul

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today we take a hiking trip through the forests and meadows nearby the lake. Lying at about 1650 meters above sea level, surrounded by mountains that rise over 3100 meters (10170 feet), the waters of Khuvsgul are deep and spectacularly clear and pure. We will hike to a beautiful vantage point, locally known as ‘Khyasaa’ (in Mongolian- steep cliff), from which we get a marvelous view over the ‘Blue Pearl’. In the evening, we return to our camp for a second and last night by the lake’s shores.

Day 4. Lake Khuvsgul - Delgermurun

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Our day begins with few hours kayaking over the pristine lake. Back on land, we check-out the camp, and retrace our footsteps south. En route we pause by Erkhil lake, great place to watch some waterfowls. We then continue to an ancient burial site featuring Mongolia’s mysterious deer stones, memorial stones representing important leaders and warriors, carved with deer motifs. After lunch we  drive to the banks of Delgermurun river. After setting in the camp, we take a hike to the beautiful mountain cave, and on to the top of the mountain for a beautiful open Mongolian steppe. We then hike back to the camp, where we spend the night by the river bank.

Day 5. Murun ✈ Ulaanbaatar - Gun Galuut

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today we will take the first available flight to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival, we will drive to Gun Galuut national park, The park offers great opportunities to observe rare wildlife. Lying at the shores of Ikh Gun Lake, home to many species of waterfowl, and next to Baits Mountain, natural habitat to the nearly extinct Mountain Sheep, there are great chances to observe some of Mongolia’s most impressive wildlife. The Kherlen River is situated only minutes away from the camp, and you can participate in optional easy kayaking. Overnight in ger camp.

Day 6. Gun Galuut - Terelj National Park

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, we leave the park and drive to the newly constructed Chinggis Khan Monument. Rising 40 meters in height over the surrounding steppes, this mighty structure plays a major symbol to the renewing Mongolian nation, after more than 300 years of foreign sovereignty over its people and territory. We then head for Terelj National Park. The park features unique rock formations, scenic valleys, a winding river, and restful groves of trees. Many nomads live in the park itself, where they find good grazing for their animals. We will visit a nomadic family and take the opportunity to learn about their unique way of life. Overnight in a ger camp.

Day 7. Terelj National Park - Ulaanbaatar

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

This morning we take an easy hike to the famous Turtle Rock, a symbol of wisdom and longevity to the Mongolian people. We then continue hiking to Ariabal Temple. The temple has been recently reconstructed, after the original temple had been destroyed during the communist purges of the 1930’s. A great site of tranquility, it functions today as a meditation center to Buddhist monks. After early lunch, we leave the park and drive to Ulaanbaatar. In the evening we will enjoy a farewell dinner, followed with a trip to the top of the Zaisan Hill, to enjoy the view of the city at night. Overnight in a 4-star hotel.

Day 8. Departure

  • Breakfast

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport for your departing flight.

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Dates & Pricing

Discounted rates: 
4 travelers – 10% discount  
6 or more travelers – 25% discount

  • Prices are based on twin share occupancy.
  • Applicable only for travel groups of 4 people or more booking their trip together.
  • The discounted price is the price for 2 people (below) less the discount.
  • Mongolian Ways Ltd. reserves the right to change tour prices and programs due to changes in flight schedule, changes in airfares, and other local circumstances.

  • $2,026 Per Person (From 2 people)
  • $336 Single Room Supplement

Additional Information


Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per program
  • Domestic flight Ulaanbaatar/Murun/Ulaanbaatar
  • Meals as indicated in the program (full board basis)
  • Drinking water
  • Private 4WD vehicle
  • Local English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees as per program
  • All transfers

Exclusions
  • Travel expenses to/from Mongolia
  • Travel Insurance
  • Mongolian visa
  • Excess Luggage
  • Gratuities
  • Expenses of personal nature (food and drinks beyond those provided, laundry, etc.)
  • Anything not clearly mentioned in the program

Accomodation
  • 2 nights in 4-star hotel in Ulaanbaatar
  • 5 nights in ger camp

Note: The listed hotels are tentative. Final hotel list shall be confirmed upon placing a booking and paying a deposit.


Testimonials

The Tuaf Family

Many thanks to Mongolian ways for organizing a perfect trip for our family. We traveled with our 2 girls ( 7&9 years old) to beautiful Mongolia and had an amazing journey 🇲🇳. Everything was well organized! We had a very talented and knowledgeable guide who was getting along with the kids perfectly, and a very skilled driver that made us feel safe. Everything was just perfect 👌 and we couldn't ask for anything more.

Thank you so much for the interesting and amazing experience !!

The Tuaf family, Israel

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