Homeland of Shaman and Tsaatan tour

Key words : (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner.)

About this tour (9 nights/10 days)

Mongolian shamanism, occasionally called Tengerism refers to the animistic and shamanic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia and its surrounding areas at least since the age of recorded history. In the earliest known stages it was intricately tied to all other aspects of social life and to the tribal organization of Mongolian society. Tsaatan is one of the minorities in Mongolia who practice Shamanism along the centuries. 

Mongolian shamanism, occasionally called Tengerism refers to the animistic and shamanic religion that has been practiced in Mongolia and its surrounding areas at least since the age of recorded history. In the earliest known stages it was intricately tied to all other aspects of social life and to the tribal organization of Mongolian society. Tsaatan is one of the minorities in Mongolia who practice Shamanism along the centuries.

  • Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
  • Day 2. Ulaanbaatar to Murun town.
  • Day 3. Murun town to Hatgal town and Huvsgullake.
  • Day 4.Khuvsgul Lake to Darkhad Valley to Renchinlkhumbe town.
  • Day 5. Renchinlkhumbe town – TsagaanNuur town.
  • Day 6. TsagaanNuur town – Khogorgo River to Taiga.
  • Day 7. Reindeer herders-Tsaatan people.
  • Day 8. Shaman-Tsaatan people.
  • Day 9. Drive back to Huvsgullake – Murun town.
  • Day 10. Drive to Ulaanbaatar.
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Detailed
  • Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
  • Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to selected hotel. After check-in hotel, we will do short city tour including Sukhbaatar Square, ChinggisKhaan Monument, National History Museum and Zaisan Hill for panoramic view of the city. Before dinner, we will enjoy Mongolian traditional folklore concert. Have a welcoming dinner. Overnight in selected hotel (L/D).

  • Day 2. Ulaanbaatar – Murun town.
  • After breakfast, we will to take flight to Murun town. Upon arrival, directly we will drive to Khuvsgul Lake. Khuvsgul Lake is dubbed as Mongolian Switzerland. It is surrounded with lash green forest mountains. It is the second deepest lake in Central Asia. Also it is a 1% of fresh water resource of the world. Overnight in tourist GER camp (B/L/D)

  • Day 3. Khuvsgul Lake
  • We will enjoy another day in Khuvsgul Lake. Optional: We can enjoy boating and horse riding around the area. Overnight in tourist GER camp (B/L/D).

  • Day 4. . Khuvsgul Lake – Darkhad Valley – Renchinlkhumbe town
  • We will have long day drive to Renchinlkhumbe town where we can meet one of the minorities which are Darkhad people. Overnight in tourist GER camp (B/L/D).

  • Day 5. Renchinlkhumbe town – TsagaanNuur town
  • After breakfast, we will do morning drive to TsagaanNuur town. Today we will meet to TCVC (Tsaatan Community Visitor Center). Overnight in tourist GER camp or local inn (B/L/D).

  • Day 6. TsagaanNuur town – Khogorgo River – Taiga
  • We will drive to Khogorgo River. Meet the local team as horse guides. Today we will ride to KhurenKhonkh mount.Today we will do full day horse riding to Taiga to meet Tsaatan people. Overnight in tent (B/L/D).

  • Day 7. Reindeer herders-Tsaatan people
  • Today we will meet and stay full day with reindeer herders to experience their lifestyle and traditions. Overnight in tent (B/L/D).

  • Day 8. Shaman-Tsaatan people
  • Today we will meet with Shaman people. Overnight in tent (B/L/D).

  • Day 9. Drive back to Huvsgullake – Murun town
  • Today we will have long day driving back to Khuvsgul Lake. Overnight in tent (B/L/D).

  • Day 10. Murun town – Ulaanbaatar
  • After breakfast we will do morning drive to Ulaanbaatar.