Beyond Horse Hulunbuir

 

 

  Nomadic Riding Trail

- from winter pasture to summer pasture  6 days

Riding through vast grassland on gentle rolling hillocks, stretching as far as eyes can see. Settle into a ger camp and get to know our nomadic hosts. Chase the steps of the migration group,  enjoy the timeless nomadic life rhythm. Immerse yourself in the great nature of the vast steppe and culture inspiration in the border of Mongolia, China and Russia.



 


  1. View Hulunbuir steppe from the perspective of a nomad, traveling primarily on horseback.

  2. Catch spectacular scene of migrating Mongolian families with their numerous sheep and cattle, which only happen in June and August in the year

  3. A hidden trail in the inner area of Hulunbuir grassland, only possible to be reach by horse riding

  4. Visit to the local Mongolian families and overnight in their gel camps







Day 1 Old Barag Banner

Pick up from Hailar Airport(or a hotel) and transfer to Old Barag Banner by mini van.Hike to Ruin of Jamuqa ancient city.  This ruin is rarely visited by tourists and well maintained, presenting Mongolian culture and offers a great panorama view of the region.Spend 1 night camping (fully inclusive of meals and drinks).

Day 2 Winter Pasture

After morning activities and breakfast, get in touch with your horse and then ride 20 km to the winter pasture, where the migration trip starts.

This winter pasture belongs to the relatives of our mongolian staff. You are welcome to visit their tents and animals.  You will be invited to their migration preparation jobs, if you like, for example, counting the sheep. It would be great experience to watch and learn how to count. Relax in the camp while hearing the music of  morin khuur in your first grassland night and fall asleep



Day 3 & 4 Ride Nomadic Trail

Ride 60 km. Ride through fields of wildflowers across the vast steppe in the summer blossoming season. Have picnic lunch in this beautiful landscape and  arrive to the camping site for sundowner and dinner.  You will pass by a swamp, where you have the chance to watch various birds and wide lives such as walking gooses and eagles crossing the sky. During these days, you may meet the groups of migration families with their numerous sheep migrating on the way. Over night at the gel camps of our Nomad hosts.



Day 5 Mergel River

Ride 20 km. Arrive to a village of Ewenki minority, visit Ewenki cultural museum. At the time of festival  Nadam Fair, you will get an intimate, authentic look  at this local celebration. You may also participateat the  contests of wrestling, horse racing, and archery.  Late afternoon reach the river of Mergel, where the setting sun embraces the  home coming sheep, compositing a romantic scene of  the grassland in the end of the day. Overnight camp near the river. BBQ party underneath the stars.


Day 6 Explore on foot

Morning hike to the hill near the village, where you can explore the lush, beautiful valley on foot and have an over look to the Mergel River. Afternoon transfer to Hailar.



Prices -$1,580,00 per  Person        Contact us           Book your trip now!

Price Include:

  1. Full board meal and drink

  2. All transportation since arrival at Hailar airport (For guests who need help to book flight from Beijing to Hailar or from abroad to Hailar, please contact us)

  3. All the accommodation and camping equipments

  4. Horse gear, food and accommodation

  5. Travel insurance

No Single Supplement Requirement for individual Riders. We offer discount for group booking!

Price Exclude:

  1. Flights to Hailar

  2. Visa fees

  3. All items of a personal nature such as telephone calls etc


NOTE: 1) Guests are obligated to wear riding helmet. You can bring your own helmet or use the ones provided by us for free. 2) Our schedule may adjust in case of extreme weather conditions.

More Information on our Horseback Expeditions:

Blog posts:

1. Following the herd

2. From the grassland to the forest

3. Riding diary from Hunan Horseback Club