Tour to tsaatan reindeer herder family
Day by day itinerary
We meet you upon arrival and transfer to hotel. Dinner and hotel overnight.
Day2: Ulaanbaatar/ Erdenet.
After breakfast, we begin our drive to Murun, north most getaway town and transfer to our hotel. Overnight in the small town of Erdenet. Visit local market for supplies to take north.
Day 3 Drive to Murun and overnight at hotel. Good showers good food., and local music.
Day 4 Arrive Ulaan Uul to Overnight with herder Family who will supply us with the horses to go to reindeer family. Sleep in ger just like a Mongolian!
The Family truly enjoy meeting guests. We will eat homemade Mongolian traditional food and can drink mares milk, for those who would like to try this very Mongolian drink.
There are several rivers and 2 mountain passes en route. Picnic lunch and many small stops on the way.
Day5 Bagtag River Valley / Tsagaan Nuur village
After a breakfast, we drive to Tsagaan Nuur village, smallest village in Mongolia. Lunch at Tsagaan Nuur Village. Meet local Reindeer guides and horses.
Day 6 Khogorog- Taiga
After breakfast, we start riding to East Taiga (South Edge of Siberia). We need to ride for 7 hours including lunch break. Riding in the Taiga is exciting and challenging. We make sure you are will lead by very experienced guides.
The scenery, mountains, streams, tundra area, is spectacular. There are many wild flowers, birds and if we are lucky, we will see wild red colored deer. When we arrive at the teepees of the reindeer families, you will be welcomed and made to feel at home. We will spend the next two days, experiencing Tsaatan life.
Day 7 The magical Taiga
Full day of rest. We experience Tsaatan/reindeer herder’s everyday life and can ride a reindeer and help with any chores, from milking. Cheese making and even trying to teach the children some Western games.
Day 8 Start our horse ride back to Tsaagan Nuur. Swim in the lake if warm. Overnight in Ger.
Day 9 Drive back to Moron. Overnight
Day 10 Farewell to Moron. After breakfast you will driven to the local airport with your guide for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar.
Tsaatan reindeer herders-is one of the last remaining group of nomads lives in Northern Mongolia. A visit to the Tsaatan community of reindeer herders is a fascinating experience. It is a rare chance to learn about a unique traditional way of life and a highlight of any trip to Northern Mongolia. You can stay with community and have the opportunity to volunteer for activities. Such as: reindeer milking and churning milk to be made into cheese. You will come away with a great appreciation for the remoteness and self-sufficiency of this tiny community.
What need to bring?
This is suggested packing list, that must have in your kitty, to make your trip a fulfilling and a comfortable experience.
- Waterproof bag cover
- Comfortable light boots for walking
- Head lamp/flashlight
- Personal medications
- Waterproof hiking boots
- Waterproof jacket with hood
- Waterproof over pants
- lightweight trousers
- Anti mosquito lotion
- long underwear
- Wool socks
- Warm hat and gloves
- Sun glasses
- Sun care cream
- Spare glasses
- Water plastic case with 1 liter of capacity
- Wet tissues
- Money belt/ pouch
- Insurance confirmation copy
- Emergency contact number