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Ice Festival Tour “by flight” Khuvsgul lake.

    In Mongolia winter begins in early November until mid of March. Winter in Mongolia is a remarkable experience – especially as the Mongolians you meet will be very proud to welcome foreign visitors in wintertime. Mongolia’s winters are home to incredible landscapes for those who are prepared.

      Winter on earth or wanted to explore a mystery of how nomads survive within temperature as low as -25 -30 degree or tried to ride Mongolian horses and horse sleigh in the snow covered vast white steppe or skated on frozen fresh water lake? If so, your winter dream may come true in Mongolia during its Ice festival!         
Ice festival, annually held at Khuvsgul lake-fresh water lake, khatgal village of Khuvsgul province, is a famous celebration or entertainment among locals and visitors organized by local community and government. This festival has been held one of the biggest events to promote the winter tourism in Mongolia. The “Ice festival” highlights tradition, customs of reindeer herders, Shaman rituals, competition of horse sleighs and skating, ice ankle bone shooting game and offers great opportunities to take part in optional trips of dog sledding, horse sleighing, horse riding, visiting reindeers and nomad families as well.

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3/4 days tour

Day 1. Meet at the airport and transit to local flight to Moron. Fly to Moron and our driver, guide will pick you up from the Airport in Moron and drive to Khatgal. Take lunch there. After lunch free time trekking walking around lake side and hiking forest mountain. Dinner at the Ashihai tourist camp ‘horhog”. Free time. L.D. after dinner Traditional concert Morin khuur – Horse head fiddle, “Khuumii- trough song” and long song, shaman show etc.

Day 2.   After breakfast opening ceremony of ICE festival. You’ll see racing horse and dog sledding, shaman dance, ice sumo and traditional ice games. B.L.D.

Day 3. Continue Ice festival. After lunch Horse and dog sledding on the iced  Khovsgol lake.  This Sledding tour around 1 hours. During this time other guests free time on the Ice playing football and volleyball etc.  After dinner enjoy Fireworks. B.L.D.

Day 4.  After breakfast drive to Murun and fly back to UB. Our Bus pick up from the Chinggis Khaan Airport and then drop to the Hotel. 

Day 5. Ulaanbaatar city tour.

Day 6. After breakfast drive to the airport.

Ice festival tour will start on end of Feb or beginning of March. Continue 2-3 days.

 

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About this trip
Duration6
SeasonWinter
LanguageEnglish / Mongolia
DestinationKhuvsgul, Mongolia
Inclusions
Airport pick up and drop off at the Hotel Hotel fee for 2 nights Accommodations Overnight in a Ger Local flight tickets for 2 ways Car gasoline Experienced driver Guide Horse riding Local guide /horseman/ Visiting a nomad family All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Traditional food "Khorhog" Entry fee for National parks and museums City tour
Exclusions
Snacks Souvenirs Decoration Excess baggage charge Travel insurance Sleeping bag Optional additional activity cost Special order in cafes and restaurants Snacks, special drinks and special order at the hotel Payment for taking photos of temples, monuments and museums Passport and visa fees Personal expenses Snacks and special drinks Hotel mini-bar
You Should prepare for this tour below things
Backpack Waterproof bag cover Comfortable light boots for walking Head lamp Personal medications Waterproof over pants Lightweight trousers Long underwear Wool socks Warm hat and gloves Binoculars/camera Wet tissues Insurance confirmation copy Emergency contact number