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Birding Tour - BMT 4/2

Are you an ornithologist? Or perhaps do you simply enjoy bird-watching? Then for your delight, the avifauna of Mongolia include a total of 427 species, abounding in waterfowl, waders, raptors and small passerines. The wetlands of northeastern Mongolia are the home to various species of nesting (and endangered) cranes, not to mention many species of geese, ducks and other waterfowl. Visit and see it with your own eyes now!

Duration: 5 days & 4 nights
Starting time: Any date of your choice
Availability: From 1st of June to 1st of September
Tour code: BMT 4/2
Tour cost: from $400 USA

This tour is dedicated to bird related activities. Go on journey with us and capture the scenes of endangered and distinctive birds in Mongolia! There are a total of 437 to 502 species of birds, of which 30 are globally threatened species. Birds vary depending on their habitats. For instance, birds in the fields are usually pale gray, spotted, striped or beige with a long neck or legs while the birds in the desert are often tan-colored with small bodies. We also prepared a few non-bird related activities for sightseeing and a breather.

 

Brief itinerary

1.      Your arrival in Ulaanbaatar

2.      Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

3.      Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve

4.      City tour of Ulaanbaatar

5.      Your departure from Ulaanbaatar

 

Additional information
Tours can be customized at tourists’ request
The itinerary will be changed in case of unfavorable weather conditions

Day 1: Upon your arrival, we will pick you up at the airport and drive you to the hotel. A brief tour of the city, including the Chinggis Square and the National Museum of Mongolian History, and a meal awaits you. Spend the night in the hotel. (L+D)

Day 2: Our first stop is the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. This is a biodiverse, historic and a cultural heritage with astonishing natural features, thus it naturally draws the wildlife of which many are birds. While we observe the birds, visit the attractions in the site. Starting from the Aryabal Buddhist Meditation Center to the Ovoo and the Turtle Rock, visit a nomadic family and have your very first Mongolian cuisine. Spend the night in a tourist camp. (B+L+D = Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner)

Day 3: Our next highlighted destination for birding is the Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve. This is a blessing shelter to near threatened or endangered species, including mountain sheep, marmots, wolves, vultures and lammergeiers. If you are lucky enough, the Siberian white cranes /critically endangered/, white-naped cranes /vulnerable/ and hooded cranes /vulnerable/ supposedly visits the lakes around the sight. Ancient historical sites, such as the Undur Dov, ruins of a city from the 13th century, burial mounds and even Kurgan stelaes can be spotted. Spend the nighttime in a tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 4: For the closure activities, return to Ulaanbaatar and view the city from the Zaisan Memorial hill and enjoy the Tumen-Ekh ensemble, featuring traditional music, song, dance and contortion. Rest in the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 5: After an early breakfast, we will see you off at the airport. Thank you for choosing us and we hope that you had an unforgettable experience with us! (B)

DISCOUNT CONDITIONS

Infants under age of 0-3 years are 100% free of charge

Children under age of 4-12 years have 50% discount

Inclusions

•   Guiding and interpreting service

•   Transportation in a fully-equipped vehicle with a driver.

•   Full-course meals at a tourist camp

•   Entrance fees, tickets and admissions for the above-listed activities

•   Supply of bottled water and snacks, daily

•   Pick-up and drop service /e.g From airport to hotel/

 

Exclusions

•   Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar

•   Flight and train tickets

•   Travel insurances /medical, trip or personal/

•   Personal expenses

 

Additional information

1. Please send your request via our online booking or contact via our email, Begmontour@gmail.com.

2.  For more information, please contact +976 88551155.

3. Our travel consultants will have your booking confirmed within 24 hours.

4. Your booking will be confirmed after 30% of the payment is done in advance. Master and Visa are accepted.

5. You will be notified via email or call when your booking is confirmed.

6. Enjoy your trip in Mongolia. 

2018-06-01 2018-09-01 One person $800 USA Availability: From 1st of June to 1st of September Book now
Two person $700 USA
Three person $600 USA
Four or more people $400 USA

Accomodations

Worldwide hotel chains and guest houses with three to five stars are always at your service in Ulaanbaatar. Hotel reservations are not included in our service, hence a reservation on your behalf is desired. Nonetheless, we are ready to make hotel reservations on your behalf at your request

Recommended hotels:

  • Shangri-La
  • Holiday inn
  • Grand Hill Hotel
  • Ramada Hotel
  • Kempinski Khan Palace
  • ICHMON Hotel
  • Bayangol Hotel
  • Ulaanbaatar Hotel
  • Flower Hotel

 

Road conditions

The vast majority of Mongolia's official road network are simple cross-country tracks. Therefore, tours to rural areas are made on unmaintained roads. Nevertheless, main roads connecting the center of Provinces have network of surfaced roads

 

Ger

Ger is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by nomads in the steppes. Individual gers are simple, cozy and comfortable, usually kitted out with two, three or four wooden beds with bedding, table and chairs. Tourists generally stay in Ger camps with a choice of Felt Ger, Wooden house or Block Ger. Most Ger camps are equipped with a toilet and shower block and have electricity running from a central generator

 

Food

Mongolian cuisine is a staple food in Mongolia tours, however, Asian & Europian cuisine is also served at your request. A full-course meal of breakfast, lunch and dinner is served throughout the tour. Takeout meal is also prepared for long-distance touring

 

Baggage allowance

The baggage allowance vary per airline and depend on the class, type of ticket and flight destination. Business class flights generally have baggage allowance of 32kg, while economy class flights have 20 kg and local flights have 10 kg. Hence a maximum weight of 20 kg baggage is recommended