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Trip Summary

Khar Nuur Lake is 37 km long, 24 km wide, and 4.2 m in average depth. The sweetwater lake is located in the Khovd province in western Mongolia's Great Lakes Depression and is part of a group of lakes that were once part of a larger prehistoric lake that disappeared 5,000 years ago as the region became drier. Khar Nuur Lake has a single inflow – the Chono Kharaikh river, which creates a river delta and outflows to the Teel River. Khar Lake has a connection to Durgun Nuur south of it. After breakfast, leave for Lake Kharnuur 80 km to the west. Having birdwatching, boating on the lake, riding horses and camels, see the step ungulates in the vast steppes of Khomyn tal. Stay a night near the lake in a tent having a star gazing.

  • Distance: 80 km /one way/ 
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Transportation: Jeep 4x4, Russian van 4x4


Tour highlights:
  • Enjoy meeting with nomads and exploring the nomadic culture of Mongolia
  • Explore the most diverse ecosystems and unique scenery of the Gobi desert in western Mongolia
  • Be a part of "Everyday life activities of Nomads", such as making dairy products
  • Camel riding with a stunning view of Khomyn tal
  • Wildlife spotting at the wide steppe on the way
  • Types of bird watching along the lake
  • Enjoy sunsets and star gazing while staying night outs
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Prices start from:

  • 1-3 travelers: $323 per person
  • 4-6 travelers: $280 per person
  • 7 and more travelers: $220 per person
Price inclusions:
  • Accommodation in the camp for one night
  • Local transportation
  • All meals indicated as B, L (Mongolian food while visiting the nomadic family) and D
  • Park entrance fee
  • Biologist and driver
  • Bed levy to local community
  • Drinks and snack during the day-tours