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Hiking nomadic migration routes of Khovsgol

Day 1
: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar (UB), Pick up from the airport (or railway station). After lunch, sightseeing in UB: Russian Friendship monument and Sukhbaatar Square, overnight in standard hotel.
Day 2: Flight to Murun, capital of Khovsgol province. From the airport we drive 3 hours to Hatgal, where we sleep in gers (Mongolian felt tents) in a basic but comfortable guest house.
Day 3: Transfer to the start of the trail at the end of the old surveyors road at Ongolog. There we will meet our wranglers and load our luggage onto our pack horses. The trail follows the lakeshore for the rest of the day.
Day 4: We pass the mineral springs of Har Us with their healing properties and but camp further along by at the lake shore.
Day 5: The trail leaves the lake and climbs over Jiglig Pass into the valley of the Arsin Gol (river).
Day 6: We follow the Arsin Gol for most of the day until we cross it for a last time and reach the encampment of the families of our Mongolian wranglers. We will spend the night nearby in our tents which will give us the opportunity to observe life on the countryside.
Day 7: We spent all day with our Mongolian wranglers at their camp and observe their daily live.
Day 8: Back on the trail! We leave Renchinlum and follow the edge of the vast Darkhad valley. Before we make camp, we enter the steep gorges of the Hurtling Gol in the Horidol Saridag Mountains.
Day 9: Our trail enters again into Khovsgol National Park. After Lunch, we need to climb steeply over Hurtling Pass, following the old track bulldozed by Russian surveyors looking for precious minerals.
Day 10: The scenery changes again as we enter the broad valleys of the upper Arsin Gol.
Day 11: We top the last pass to get a great view of Lake Khovsgol. We stay at the comfy ger camp in Jankai. Overnight in gers.
Day 12: We take it easy in the morning, relaxing at the lake shore. In the afternoon we walk the spectacular horse trail that follows the lake shore into Hatgal, the small village at the southern end of the lake. Overnight in a local guest house.
Day 13: We drive back to Murun and fly to Ulan Bator. Overnight in a standard hotel.
Day 14: Airport transfer to the flight home 

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