Ride through Genghis Khan’s capital city
This trek will take you to the famous Orkhon Valley National Park, in Central Mongolia. Its vast steppes and rich grassland makes it the perfect place to enjoy long galloping and see animals grazing around nomadic gers. This region was able to preserve its Mongolian nomadic tradition and archeological site for centuries allowing it to be part of the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Khara Khorum, the 13th and 14th century capital of Genghis Khan’s empire, will be visited on this trip with an excursion to its active Buddhist Monastery, Erdene Zuu Monastery, and its museum. On your route you will also stop at the Khujirt natural hot springs and the beautiful Orkhon River waterfall.
You will have the opportunity to stop and share some milk tea and dried cheese with the locals.
The route will be very gentle constituted of open steppe and small hills allowing a lot of galloping. You will ride about 35 to 40km per day. This trek has a logistic vehicle with camping equipment and cook.
Each night you will be camping in this beautiful valley under a starry sky.
Dates: 10 days / 9 nights