Immerse yourself in the rich Kazakh culture in Bayan-Ulgii, Mongolia’s westernmost province, where the language and traditions have been preserved for generations. Explore the local museum, market and enjoy a scenic drive to the base of the stunning Tsambagarav Mountain.
From the Altai to the Gobi2022-11-02T13:28:52+00:00
Undertake an adventure spanning two of Mongolia’s most dramatic destinations: the Altai Mountains to the West, and the Gobi Desert to the south. High in the Altai, you will meet local Kazakh families and experience firsthand their traditional songs, customs, and heritage of golden eagle falconry, and visit such astonishing sites as a ancient burial mounds and a prehistoric stone man statue of Turkish origin.
Touring “Old Delhi” and a raft trip down the Indus River serve as appetizers while acclimating before five days of trekking constantly rewarded by panoramic mountain vistas in a land bound by two of the world’s highest mountain ranges: Himalaya to the south and Karakoram to the north.
From verdant fields dusted with wildflowers to forested mountains bordering alpine lakes and sandstone cliffs towering above the sands of the Gobi, the wild beauty of Mongolia is awe-inspiring. Experience the hospitality of Mongolia’s nomads while exploring the country’s extraordinary contrasts.