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11 days bird watching and bird watching tour in Mongolia on the prairie

Mongolian Wild Bird Travel-From Taiga Forest to Mongolian South Gobi and Sand Dunes-    

Mongolia is one of the meccas for bird watching in East Asia. We work with the Mongolian Bird Society (NGO) to arrange a professional bird guide. In addition, a English guide will accompany you for the entire period, so you don't have to worry about words.

Travel from taiga to the South Gobi and enjoy bird watching that varies from environment to environment, accompanied by a guide from Mongolian experts with extensive knowledge of the wild birds that inhabit Mongolia. The tour will welcome more than 170 species of birds of prey such as the national birds of Mongolia, the peregrine falcon, the bearded vulture, the upland buzzard, the Amur falcon, the steppe eagle, and the Pallas's fish eagle, as well as the waterfowl, the salmon, the Pallas's fish eagle, and the lovely little birds. Probably.

  The wild bird list is here .

TRAVEL INFORMATION AND ITINERARY

Point of departure

Airport

Tour code

MOS-03

Travel days

11 days

Available period of travel

From 15 May

Reservation method

Book online

Local tour price
Per Person

2200USD

Minimum number of participants

From 1 person

Local guide

English speaking bird guide

 

Name of a city

Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Enjoy your flight trip. After arriving at Ulaanbaatar ,Mongolia a local English speaking staff will meet you. We will guide you to the hotel in the city

[Overnight at hotel]

Day 2

Ulaanbaatar

 

Khustai

Breakfast at the hotel in the morning.

A private car protects the wild horse Przewalski's horse (Tahi), which is native to Mongolia, and heads to Hostai National Park, a protected area for wild birds and wildflowers. (100㌔ ・ 2 hours) After arriving, we had lunch at a restaurant in Hostai National Park.

Bird watching in the park. Wild horse tour on the way.

Wild birds that may be observed

Saker falcon

Golden eagle, Wakisujiwayabusa, Cinereous vulgaris, Himalayan vulgaris, Himalayan vulgaris, Red eagle

After observation, go to the tourist camp

Supper at a restaurant in the tourist camp

"Hostai Tourist Camp Night"

Day 3

 

Khustai


Lake Tsagaan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lake Ugii

[Khustai → Lake Tsagaan → Lake Ugii]

Breakfast at the restaurant in the tourist camp.

Step Lake To Tsagan Lake.

Wild birds that can be observed in this lake.

Relict gull

White-winged snowflies

Reed bunting, Asian dowitcher, Citrine wagtail, Citrine wagtail, Yellow Wagtail, Bar-headed goose, Greylag goose, White-winged tern, Demoiselle crane, Horned lark, etc.

After observing wild birds, head to Lake Ugii. (200㌔ 4 hours)

Lunch at a tourist camp restaurant near Lake Ugii.

After a break, go to bird watching.

Wild birds that can be observed in this lake.

Moukoyukisuzume, Ruddy shelduck, bar-headed goose, Mongolian seagull, rock sparrow, mongolian lark, Pallas's fish eagle, white-tailed eagle, swan goose, etc.

After observing wild birds, we went to a tourist camp.

Supper at the restaurant in the tourist camp.

"Lake Ugii Tourist Camp Night"

Day 4

Lake Ugii 

 

 

 

Karakorum

[Lake Ugii → Karakorum]

Breakfast at the restaurant in the tourist camp.

To Karakorum, the capital of the Mongol Empire. (100 ㌔ 2 hours) Sightseeing in Karakorum (Visit to the magnificent "Erdene Zuu" temple where 4 world heritage gates and 108 stupas form a square and surround the temples, excavation site of the palace ruins of the second emperor Ogodei Khan, We will guide you to a turtle stone shaped like a turtle that is said to support the world)

Lunch at the restaurant in the tourist camp.

After visiting Karakorum, observe wild birds in the poplar forest.

Mongolian lark

Wild birds that may be observed in this forest, such as Greenish Warbler, Yellow-browed Warbler, Brown Flycatcher, etc.

Supper in the tourist camp.

"Karakorum Tourist Camp Night"

Day 5

Karakorum

 

Elsen Tasarkhai

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Terelj

 

[Karakorum → Elsen Tasarkhai]

Breakfast at the restaurant in the tourist camp

To the Elsen Tasarkhai dunes. (100㌔ 1.5 hours)

Lunch at the restaurant in the tourist camp.

Observation of wild birds inhabiting swamps.

Wild birds that may be observed at this location

White-naped crane

Black-throated loon, eastern marsh harrier, white-naped crane, bar-headed goose, oriental reed warbler, etc.

Bird watching.

Bearded vulture

Peregrine Falcon, Himalayan Vulture, Lesser Kestrel, Golden Eagle, Steppe Eagle, Red-billed Chough, Common Rock Thrush, Isabelline Wheatear, Pied Wheatear, Northern Wheatear, etc.

Move to Terelj by private car. (Approximately 420 km, 5 hours) A tour of Terelj's turtle stone on the way.

Supper at a restaurant in the tourist camp

"Terelj National Park Tourist Camp Night"

Day 6

Terelj

[Terelj National Park]

Bird watching in the forest and steps.

Wild birds that can be observed here

Pine bunting

Red-throated Thrush

Tsutsudori, Yatsugashira, Black Woodpecker, Great Spotted Woodpecker, Shijukara, Kogara, Pine Bunting, Red-throated Thrush, Siberian Rubythroat, Red-flanked Bluetail, Red-flanked Bluetail, Dusky Warbler, Yanagimusikui, Ojirobitaki, Kosamebitaki, Nosuri, Siberian Warbler

Supper at a restaurant in the tourist camp

"Terelj Tourist Camp Night"

 

7th day 8th day

 

Terelj

International airport

South Gobi

After breakfast, drive to the airport by private car.

Take a domestic flight to South Gobi, Dalanzadgad City. (1.5 hours) After arriving in South Gobi, move to Yoliin am by private car.

The eagle is certainly flying over the Yolin Am Valley, which means "valley of the eagle" in Mongolian, and you can feel that it is exactly the name of the place. Located in Gurvan Saikan National Park at an altitude of 2200M, it takes about an hour and a half from the tourist camp. In addition to eagles, wild yaks and goats can also be found in mountain clothing.
Among the many dunes in the Gobi Desert, the one with an extraordinary scale is the Khongor Great Sand Dunes, 220 km away from South Gobi. With a height of 800m and a width of 3.5km, this large sand dune boasts the highest height in Mongolia. Enjoy the inspiring desert scenery.

Mongolian finch

Wild birds that may be observed

Accentors and Kozlov's Accentors, Brown Accentors, Mongolian Finch, Crag Martin, White, Winged Snow Finch, Black Redstart, Saker Falcon, Mongolian Finch, Bunting, Bearded Vulture, Himalayan Vulture

"South Gobi Camp Accommodation"

 

8th day

Day 9

South Gobi

After breakfast, move to Bayanzag by private car.

(Warbler Valley, Gobi Nature Museum, Bayanzag) In
Bayanzag, dinosaur fossils are excavated.
If you are lucky, you may discover something.

Pallas Sakei

Forest Desert Wheat Ears, Desert Warblers, Great Gray Shrike, Henderson's Ground Jay, Sandgrouse, and perhaps Long-legged Buzzard.
"South Gobi Camp Accommodation"

Day 10

South Gobi

Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, drive to Dalanzadgad city by private car. Domestic flight to Ulaanbaatar. 1.5 hours.

After arriving in Ulaanbaatar, tour the city (shopping at the Folk Museum, Zaisan Hill, Genghis Khan Square, Nomin Department Store)

Azure tit

"Flower Hotel Accommodation"

Day 11

Ulaanbaatar Airport

[Ulaanbaatar → Chinggis Khaan International Airport]

We will drop you off at the airport.

[40㌔ 30 minutes]

Airline check-in

• The above process and time may change locally depending on the weather and road congestion on the day. In that case, please note that you should follow the instructions of the local staff.

• Meals may be in the lunch box. In addition, please note that the hotels, restaurants, and tourist ger camps where you stay and eat are subject to change.

• Bring a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen as the sun is strong, and an insect repellent as there are many insects on the water's edge.

• It gets quite cold in the morning and evening, so please bring warm clothes such as a sweater and fleece.

Included in the price (1 room for 2 people at the hotel, 1 person when using 1 room for 3-4 people at the tourist ger camp)

Ø  Accommodation Ulaanbaatar Flower Hotel. Other places to visit Tourist ger camp 

Ø  Dedicated vehicle for traveling during the process 4WD (including driver and gasoline fee)

Ø  English Guide Wild Bird Guide

Ø  Admission to places visited during the journey, such as national parks and Erdene Zuu Monde

Ø  Road tolls, parking fees

Ø  Nomad visit reward

Ø  Domestic flight ticket

Ø  South Gobi Tourism

Ø  1 bottle of mineral water per day (500㏄)

Ø  Meals (10 in the morning, 10 in the afternoon, 10 in the evening)

Items not included in the price

o   International airfare. Overseas travel accident insurance (We recommend insurance that covers emergency transportation costs from Mongolia to Japan). Departure tax. Transportation fee, food and drink fee, cleaning fee, telegraph and telephone fee, admission fee to places not listed in the schedule, and other expenses due to personal reasons, which are not included in the tour fee.

o   If the itinerary is changed due to the delay of your international flight, various expenses may be incurred. Our disclaimer

o   Our company suffers damages when it becomes difficult to continue the tour due to natural disasters (including typhoons, earthquakes, etc.), wars, riots, orders from government agencies, or intentionally or negligently by the customer or a third party. We will not be held responsible if you are asked.

* The above process and time may change locally depending on the weather and road congestion on the day. In that case, please be aware of this in advance and follow the instructions of the local staff.

* Meals may change for box lunch or hotel / restaurant / ger.

Our disclaimer

Our company suffers damages when it becomes difficult to continue the tour due to natural disasters (including typhoons, earthquakes, etc.), wars, riots, orders from government agencies, or intentionally or negligently by the customer or a third party. In that case, we will not be held responsible.

Travel Map


Accommodation hotel

This is the only Japanese hotel in Ulaanbaatar. There are many staff who can speak Japanese and English so you can rest assured. Some rooms do not have a bath, but you can use the large (Japanese style) public bath in the hotel. The hotel is also equipped with Japanese, Western, and Chinese restaurants, and is equipped with facilities that Japanese people are happy with. There is a karaoke bar on site. Internet connection is available in each room. http://www.flower-hotel.mn/


What is a ger tourist camp to stay at?

In Mongolia, "Ger" is used as an accommodation facility for tourists. There are 3-4 beds in the ger, with a wood stove, table and chairs in the center. Even in the summer, if it gets cold in the morning and evening, use the stove. The facilities with a separate building with facilities such as restaurants, toilets, and shower rooms adjacent to this tourist gel are collectively called "tourist camps". In the suburbs of Ulaanbaatar and tourist camps in local cities, there is no telephone and communication methods such as wireless are common. Some local tourist camps have showers that use the heat of the sun, but they are dry even in the summer, so they are not very sticky with sweat.

Transportation and cars during the tour

For your safety, we will use 4WD vehicles on our tours as we will be driving on unpaved roads during the tour. We will use Mitsubishi Delica or Toyota Land Cruiser (additional charge will be required) according to the customer's request. Rest assured that the driver is an experienced and experienced driver who is familiar with driving on unpaved roads. In addition, although all vehicles are insured, we do not cover the full amount of emergency transportation to Japan in case of serious illness, so we will cover the support cost (emergency transportation cost) in Japan before departure. We recommend that you purchase overseas travel disability insurance.

Visit nomadic homes

On the way, we will visit a nomadic family living in the prairie. All-you-can-ride horses! !! !! You can also experience milking livestock and making cheese in a nomadic family. Please enjoy.

 

Additional Information
  • The above charges are for one person. Depending on the number of participants, you can participate with a great rate plan.
  • You will be stay in a standard 3-4 star hotels in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp , shower and other useful services (2-4 people per ger) in the countryside. 
  • If one person uses one hotel room, an additional charge of 40USD per night will be charged.
  • There is an additional charge for single use of Tourist Camp Ger. It is 25 USD per night.
  • A professional English speaking guide and a professional driver will guide you!
  • The vehicle will be a dedicated vehicle that applies to the number of people.
  • Meal conditions: As stated in the itinerary (standard 3 courses) .
  • The contents of sightseeing and meals to be provided may change due to local circumstances such as the weather and the postponement of airplane.
  • We also accept requests for additional stays, private guides, private cars, etc., as well as hotel designation and upgrades.
    * Please contact us at the time of application.
  • Additional reservations for Mongolian air tickets are possible. If you wish, please press the Mongolian low-cost airline ticket .
  • Based on the dates of this tour, you can make arrangements such as extending your stay or adding more places to visit. Please feel free to contact us.
Application deadline

 

When applying for a tour, please make a reservation at least 15 days before departure (excluding holidays). If you apply for a tour after that, we will reply to the customer once before making arrangements, and we will start making arrangements after confirming that we can contact you reliably. If the departure date is 7 days or later, we will do our best to accommodate you, so please contact us. (Please note that the cancellation charge will be charged 10 days in advance.) Please check the usage guide before applying.

Price remarks

 

This course is for 2 people or more, but it is possible for 1 person to apply. In that case, an additional charge for one person and an additional charge for a single room will be incurred. Please inquire about the price for one person before applying.

Method of payment

After making a reservation by email and phone, we will send a travel confirmation and invoice to your email . After confirming the invoice, you will transfer 50% of the travel fee to our Mongolian bank account. After confirming payment, it will be an official reservation. The 50% balance will be transferred to our bank account before the start of your trip.

What’s included in the Price?
  • Meals and service charges stated in the travel itinerary
  • Accommodation and service charges stated in the travel itinerary
  • Sightseeing fee ,english speaking guide fee , admission fee stated in the travel itinerary
  • Domestic or local baggage transportation charges

What’s Not included in the Price?

  • Round-trip international air ticket or international train fare
  • Optional tour price and single supplement
  • Overseas travel insurance www.WorldNomads.com
  • Mongolian Visa fee
  • Alcoholic drinks such as beer and liquor

Cancellation fee

 

  • 20% cancellation charge for all tours cancelled 8-10 business days before arrival.
  • 30% cancellation charge for all tours cancelled 5-7 business days before arrival
  • 40% cancellation charge for all tours cancelled 2-4 business days before arrival.
  • 50% cancellation charge for all tours cancelled 1 business day before arrival.
  • 100% cancellation charge for all tours cancelled the day of arrival.
 Transportation All clients will be met at the airport on arrival and taken to the airport for departure. We provide vehicles and a driver according to the size of group ( tour bus,sedan, van or jeep).
Guide All group tour arrangements ( groups of two or more) include the exclusive service of English (or Russian, Japanese, Spanish and German) speaking guide. Guides for other languages are available upon request.