Mounted Nomads of Western Mongolia with Tim Cope
Journey with Tim Cope into the heart of the oldest horseback, nomad cultures in the world ona tour that will take you from remote desert landscapes, to high glacier capped peaks, andthe bustle of some one of the most isolated, yet vibrant towns of anywhere in Central Asia .the capital of Mongoliafs semi.autonomous kazakh province, Olgiy. Highlights of the journeyinclude a three day trek accompanied by nomads and their animals, and attendance at theannual eagle festival, the largest gathering of its kind anywhere in the world. Tim, who hasbecome somewhat of an expert on the history and heritage of the Mongols and nomads morebroadly will provide a unique, exploratory style journey with a focus on cultural encounters.
|DAY 1||Join Ulaanbaatar|
|DAYS 2-3||Fly to Olgii, journey through the stunning Bayan Olgii province|
|DAYS 4-6||Trek in the Mongol Altai Mountain Range|
|DAYS 7-8||Explore Khorton and Khurgan Lakes|
|DAY 9||Return to Olgii|
|DAYS 10-11||Eagle Festival|
|DAY 12||Drive to Uureg Nuur|
|DAY 13||To Bayan lake|
|DAYS 14-15||Explore Boorog Del Sand DAY16 Drive to Ulaangom|
|DAY 17||Fly to Ulaanbaatar|
|DAY 18||Trip concludes in Ulaanbaatar|
This trip was not a holiday or a tour, it was a great adventure, experiencing the unique landscape and the nomads living their lives as they have done for millennia on the Steppes of Mongolia, one of the best things we have done.