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7-Day Khovsgol Lake Ice Festival in Mongolia with Transport

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Day 1/ Mar 01 (Thu). Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to a hotel. Optional full and half day tours are available. 

Day 2/ Mar 02 (Fri). Erdenet city

Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and drive to Erdenet city, 370km from UB and it  will take about 6 hours. Erdenet is the second largest city in Mongolia and the capital of aimag(province) of Orkhon. Officially known as Bayan-Ondor soum. The city hosts the fourth largest copper mine in the world. Stay overnight in a local hotel (L/D).

Day 3/ Mar 03 (Sat). Khuvsgul province

After breakfast, we drive and arrive in Murun, center of Khuvsgul province. Upon arrival, drive to the frozen lake Khuvsgul. Have dinner and spend the night in a Ger camp on the lake shore (B/L/D).

Day 4/ Mar 04 (Sun). Ice Festival / Ice Marathon

After a relaxing breakfast, enjoy the opening ceremony of the Ice Festival. Watch traditional Mongolian folk music concert and a shamanic ritual. Today will mark the beginning of the first round of the Ice Marathon.  Ice skaters will participate in a 100km race. Guests will have plenty of opportunities for photography, horse riding on the frozen lake, and a visit to a nomadic family in the area. After dinner, a foreigner wearing the best Mongolian Deel will be elected and awarded with a medal and a certificate by the office of the province governor (B/L/D).

Day 5/ Mar 05 (Mon). Erdenet city

Breakfast at the Ger camp and drive back to Erdenet city. Have a leisurely day and spend the night in a local hotel (B/L/D).

Day 6/ Mar 06 (Tue). Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we drive to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to a hotel. Optional full and half day tours are available (B/L).

Day 7/ Mar 07 (Wed). Departure

Our guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in the morning and transfer to airport for the international departure (B/L).
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Important Information
Departure Point
From the selected hotel
Duration
7 days
Return Details
To the selected hotel
Inclusions
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • National Park fees
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 21 years
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
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