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The Great Silk Road
from $1,825
Summary:

An adventurous 14 day camping trek through spectacular valleys, passes and canyons in the heart of the Pamir Alai mountains in the far west of Kyrgyzstan, a remote and little travelled region through the heart of the old Silk Route.

Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 June; 14 July; 11th Aug; 8 ,29 Sep
  • Trip Length: 14 days / 13 nights / 8 riding days
    Shorter treks possible on request
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 to 7 hours
  • Meeting point: Osh Airport, Kyrgyzstan (OSS)
  • Riding Ability Required: Walk, trot and canter on a good horse, reasonably fit
  • Usual Group Size: 2-7
    Small group supplements apply, please see detailed prices.
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point
Riding in Altai Mountains, Mongolia
from $3,415
Summary:
Camping trail through the remote Altai Mountains in the far west of Mongolia (internal flight), riding where few outsiders have ever travelled. Riding is adaptable to all abilities. Immerse yourself in the culture of the nomads and meet the locals who hunt with eagles.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 17 Jun (Cancelled); 6, 25 July.
  • 2020: 7, 25 July
  • Trip Length: 17 days/16 nights/13 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4 - 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Horses by the lake
from $1,949
Summary:
A point to point camping adventure combining the green Orkhon Valley with the Gobi Desert and mountain ranges. Opportunities to ride camels and for fast riding on the steppes, for experienced riders. Luggage is transported by camel or vehicle.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 4, 25 May; 15 June; 6, 27 July; 24 August; 14 September
  • Trip Length: 13d/12n/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Hiking Rest Stop
from $1,949
Summary:
This tour has been specifically created for fit travellers, who usually hike and are novice riders. The combination allow everyone to experience the true nomadic lifestyle and visit some of the most iconic sights and regions of Mongolia.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 8 Jun; 3 Aug
  • Trip Length: 13d / 12n /5 days hiking / 4 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 3 - 6 hours for the 4 riding days.
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Novice riders onwards
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Riding in Mongolia
from $1,259
Summary:
Do you dream about galloping in Mongolia, but don't have 2 or 3 weeks? This trip offers 5.5 days riding in a week. Less than 2 hours from Ulan Bator, you will find willing and fit horses and wild landscapes; steppes, forests, and valleys, far from tourist sites. Ride with an English speaking translator, and guided by authentic nomads.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 16 May; 6, 27 Jun: 4, 18 Jul; 1, 29* Aug (*French speaking group): 5 Sept
  • Trip Length: 8d /7n / 6 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 5 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Hunting Eagle
from $4,085
Summary:
Fantastic adventure in remote western Mongolia from beginner onwards, vehicle supported camping trip with great guides. Visit the Eagle Festival and join hundreds of nomads gathered to watch and compete as the hunters show off their skills.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 1 September (Sagsai Festival); 21 September (Ulgii Festival)
  • 2020: 12 September (Sagsai Festival); 3 October (Ulgii Festival)
  • Trip Length: 16 nights / 17 days / 11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Average 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. No minimum age. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: Maximum 10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Boy and Eagle
from $3,179
Summary:
A fast ride that takes you deep into western Mongolia and the National Park Tarvagatai Nuruu. Start with a road trip across the country via the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire before meeting up with local nomads who provide high quality horses to explore this remote region. Flight back to Ulaan Bator. Less experienced riders can be accommodated without affecting the pace.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 6, 25 (Nadaam Festival) June; 17 July; 5*, 24 August; 17 September. (*indicates Exploratory - same as other departures, but trying a new route)
  • Trip Length: 16 nights / 17 days / 11 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: Average 4-5 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulaan Baatar (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Beginner onwards. No minimum age. Fit and able to mount and dismount unaided.
  • Usual Group Size: 4-10
  • Transfer: Included from meeting point. Transfer time approximately 30 minutes.
Gallop across the plains
from $2,449
Summary:
A trail ride in the spectacular landscapes of the Orkhon Valley, a World Heritage Site, uniquely combining comfort and tradition with specially adapted yurt accommodation along the way. Ride in the Hustai National Park, famous as the home of the Przewalski's wild horses as well as along the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 15 Jun; 13 Jul; 10, 24 Aug; 7 Sep
  • Trip Length: 13d/12n
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Horses by the lake
from $1,889
Summary:
A trail ride in the spectacular landscapes of the Orkhon Valley, a World Heritage Site, staying in simple tents along the way and staying with nomadic families. We ride in the Naiman Nuur National Park where the luggage is transported by yak.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 4 May; 29 June; 20 July; 3, 10 August; 14 September.
  • Trip Length: 13 days/12 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator (ULN)
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders only
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10
Przewalski Horses
from $1,775
Summary:
A winter ride combining the magic landscapes of the Orkhon Valley with Bayan Gobi dunes and Przewalski horses in Hustai National Park. A rare insight into the lives of the nomads living on the frozen steppes, yurt accommodation, for experienced riders.
Departure Dates:
  • 2019: 13 April - 23 April; 30 September - 10th October
  • Trip Length: 11 days/10 nights/8 days riding
  • Approximate riding time per day: 2 - 6 hours
  • Meeting point: Ulan Bator
  • Riding Ability Required: Experienced riders
  • Usual Group Size: 2 - 10
  • Transfer: 2019: included at from Ulan Bator airport at 10:30, or local hotel at 14:00. Return transfers included for flights departing after 07:10

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