Meet in Ulaan Bataar for day 2. Depending on where you come from, flying here generally takes at least a day.
We will tour the city and visit the Choijin Lama temple, Winter Palace of Bogd Khan and the National Museum of Mongolia.
After flying to Bayan-Ölgii, we head to Altai Tavan Bogd and Oigor Gol Valley by jeep.
We will hike to the Potaniin glacier and prepare our base camp for the climb of Malchin Peak. From our base camp, we ascend more than 1.000 meters, taking approximately 6-8 hours.
Go over necessary skills for the climb of Khüiten and relax.
After making the seven hour approach over a glacier, we will set up camp. We will then ascend Khüiten by hiking over the Potaniin Glacier and establishing high camp. We then climb more than 900 meters to the top of the North Ridge and follow that up to the summit, Mongolia’s highest point. After our descent, we may try to attempt the summit of nearby Nairamdal, or return to base camp.
We will return from our base camp to the Tsagaan Gol Valley, where we will meet some local people and experience their culture.
Drive back to the airport in Bayan Olgii, stopping to enjoy great views and explore little towns along the way.
Spend some time exploring the capital and doing anything you didn’t get around to on the third day.
We leave Mongolia and day 15 and you should be back at home by day 16.
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