The snow leopard is the most mysterious and rare wild cat. It is estimated that there are 1,200 of them lives in Mongolia. While you quest and observe the snow leopard you can travel through the beautiful Altai Mountains, with eternal snow-capped peaks and glaciers, are the highest range in Mongolia in the far west. This is one of the very few and special tours that offer a rare chance to seeing Snow leopard and learn more about them with the locals.
Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii town – Deluun soum – Munkhkhairkhan mountain – Ulaankhus hamlet – Ulgii town – Ulaanbaatar
We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to the airport taking a flight /3.5hour/ to Bayan-Ulgii province by domestic airline. At the domestic airport of Ulgii town, the center of the Bayan-Ulgii we will meet our driver and guide, visiting a local ethnographic museum. We’ll be staying overnight in a local hotel. LD
Today we will drive to Deluun soum for 180kms of Bayan-Ulgii province and visit Kazakh family and enjoy their unique training of Golden Eagle for hunting. You’ll be staying overnight in a nomad family. BLD
This morning we will travel to southwest part of Mountain Munkhkhairkhan National Park. On the way we will cross over a mountain pass Ulaaghin, the highest pass of Mongol Altai Mounts. Then we will visit Uriankhai family in Guurt area which is the homeland of snow leopard. You’ll be staying overnight in a nomad family. BLD
For the next three days we will dedicate to spot the mystic snow leopard. We will go to Khar Uzuur, head of Guurt area and Ikh Baga Khadaan Gijigt by mounting a horse with local mountain guide. We will observe snow leopard and their living lair during the spring time. Also you have a great opportunity to take photos and record videos of snow leopards. Snow leopard (Uncia uncia Schreber, 1776) Legal Status in Mongolia: Listed in the Mongolian Red Book as Very Rare (corresponds to the Endangered category in the IUCN Mongolian Red Book) and Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Fauna and Flora (CITES). Snow Leopard habitat includes steep broken mountainous regions in the alpine and sub-alpine zones, where vegetation is sparse. Range wide, population estimates to occur in altitude from 2,000 to 3,500 m. We’ll be staying overnights in a nomad family. BLD
We will travel to Ulaankhus hamlet which will take 40kms. Trek along the River Bulgan through the amazing canyon. We will explore some interesting places and also look for snow leopards. We’ll be staying overnights in a nomad family. BLD
In the morning we will continue to travel by minivan to Ulgii town which will take 360kms. You’ll be staying overnight in a local hotel. BLD
We will travel to domestic airport and take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival to Ulaanbaatar city we will transfer you to your hotel. End of the service. B
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Your guide and driver will pick you up at the location you confirmed with us in advance. It can be your accommodation, airport or train station in Ulaanbaatar. Pick up time will be stated at the confirmation document/or single email we would send you after the booking made.
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Meet your tour guide who holds a welcoming board with your name(s) shown. It is your responsibility to advise us of your accommodation, number of flight/or train and carriage numbers in advance.
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Meeting with the Nomad family and experiencing their life-styled. They were very kind and I feel very lucky to have met them.
I was very lucky because i saw snow leopard the world rarest animal. Trekking in high mountain range was very nice.