Khuiten peak

12 Days Climbing tour

 

 

Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is located on the Western most point of Mongolia in Bayan-Ulgii Province. This vast mountainous park borders China and Russia with views of Kazakhstan from the highest peak in Mongolia. The snow-capped Kuiten Uul mountain,4374 m (14,201 ft), is the highest of the five peaks of Tavan Bogd Mountains (literally '5 Saints') that gives the park its name. It covers an area of 630,000 hectarce and is home to three large freshwater lakes and 34 glaciers, plus several waterfalls. The largest, Pontuninii Glacier, covers 23 sq km. 

Climbing will be led by experienced mountaineer.  The busy season is from June to October when temperatures are warmer, snow has melted, and tour camps and shuttles are operating. The busiest time is August and September when the weather is best for mountain climbing. Also around the eagle festivals when tourist add a trip to the countryside. Though the park is still accessible year round with activities like snow skiing and eagle hunting during the cold winter months.

Destination

Bayan-Ulgii aimag, Ulaankhus soum

Highlights 

Western mongolian culture, nomadic life,  eagle hunting, horse riding, highest mountain  

Vehicle

Jeep or van, Horse 

Meal

Breakfast 10, Lunch 11, Dinner 11 times

Accomodation 

5 or 4 star hotel, ger camp, tent

Duration

11 days 10 night

Available time 

May-October 

Difficulty rating 

 

 

Price 2 pax:2850$    3-5 pax: 2550$   6+ pax: 2300$

 

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival day in Ulaanbaatar, drive to hotel with guide. We will do short  tour - Sukhbaatar square, National History Museum, Narantuul black market, Zaisan Hill, State Department Store. Traditional folk concert in the evening. dinner with traditional meal and stay hotel. 
Day 2: This day will have domestic flight to Bayan-Olgii. Arrive at Bayan-ulgi drive  to f Altai Tavan Bogd mountain. Stay overnight in tent near the rover Oigor.
Day 3: Taken to the Takhilgiin shrine of Altai Tavan Bogd protected area by truck. Then hiking for 4 hours to the base camp.
Day 4: In the early morning, start climbing to Malchin Peak /4031м/. Getting out there and back would need a whole day.
Day 5: Leisure day. High altitude plant, glacier photo opportunity.
Day 6: Walking towards high altitude camp through the glacier. The day to walk up to 3600 m. Setup a camp the stay the night.
Day 7: Climbing continues as planned, after eaching the peak return to the camp base.  
Day 8: Depending on weather extra day planned.
Day 9: Return to Bayan-Olgii, it may depend on whether you had extra days out there.      
Day 10: On local flight from Bayan-Olgii to Ulaanbaatar. Relaxing in the hotel, invited to Bachata and Salsa dance party in the evening.
Day 11:  After breakfast we will drive to 350 year old Mandzushir temple and climb Tsetsee Goun peak 43 km from Ulaanbaatar. 
Day 12: Last day of the tour, arrive at Chingiss Khaan airport. 

 

 

Price included :

  • Domestic flight
  • Transportation
  • Brackfast, lunch, Dinner 
  • Mountain guide
  • Expedition cook
  • Horse, Camel hire
  • Entrance fee
  • Twin shared accomodation /hotel, ger camp, tent/
  • Climbing equipment: ropes, harness, ice axe,  cranfon

Price Excluded:

  • Travel insurance
  • Not indicated meals
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Drinking 
  • Sleeping bag

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