Horse Riding in Legendary Orkhon Valley tour

13 days
T1 trails
Distance: 0 - 10 km per day
0 - 250 m ascent per day

> Spend 7 days horseback riding in the legendary Orkhon Valley
> Visit Erdene Zuu Monastery
> Get to know Wild horses in Khustai National Park

The idea of galloping across the endless steppes is a common dream of every rider. Mongolia offers many different conditions, from desert steppe to forested mountain rides for the keen rider. Mile upon mile virgin pasture land and mountain ranges with no boundaries, and often without tracks to follow, open up in front of you…
This horse riding holiday takes you to an inspiring part of the country, letting you gallop freely through the endless horizons of this historical land. You will meet your local horse guides and horses at the Ugii lake, where they will give helpful guidance for your riding adventure. Mongolian horses tend to be small, have tremendous stamina, and are well adapted to the harsh environment where they have survived over the centuries. The program offers some 20-30 km ride a day, depending on the terrain.



Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

City sightseeing with visits to the National History Museum and Gandan monastery. Short briefing on the upcoming tour and welcome dinner. Accommodation: in the hotel.



Ugii Lake in Orkhon valley

Early in the morning, the drivers will meet you at the doors of your hotel. They will load our luggage and start our tour towards Ugii Lake, the biggest lake of central Mongolia, settled in the legendary Orkhon valley. Half-day is spent at the camp, getting ready for the next 7 days of trekking. Accommodation: in the camp.

Ugii Lake


Khoshoo Tsaidam

Today we start our horse trekking towards Khoshoo Tsaidam, one of the most important historical sites of Turkic State. Inscriptions on the ancient monuments are considered the oldest known written documents of the Turkish language, and it describes the events of Turks Khaganate, who settled in the Orkhon valley in VIII-IX centuries. Accommodation: in the tent. Horseback riding: 5 hours.

Khoshoo Tsaidam

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