Day Tour of Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve
Discover the wildlife, ecosystems, and traditional lifestyles of the Mongolian steppe without so much as touching the wheel on this door-to-door guided day trip from Ulaanbaatar to the Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve. After lunch at the Steppe Nomads ger camp, head out on a hike to look for wildlife, including fox, marmots, gazelles, “argali” mountain sheep, and more. Finally, meet a nomad family, learn about their lifestyle, and taste their food. Rise early in the morning to meet up with your guide at your hotel lobby and be driven to Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve. You will travel on better conditioned asphalt roads for approximately two hours. Along the way, get a glimpse of nomadic lifestyle right outside of Ulaanbaatar.
After arriving at Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve, a welcome lunch at the “Steppe Nomads” tourist ger camp will be served. After the meal, trek in the vicinity to enjoy true colors of the wild. See the Argali (wild sheep) and other wild animals including marmots, deer, gazelles, fox, steppe fox, and many more roaming freely on the steppe.
Later, you will a visit a local nomad family to explore their unique lifestyle. Converse with members of the family as well as tasting delicious home-made food. Photo opportunity with the nomad family is available at additional cost. After spending your day in beautiful Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve and visiting hospitable nomad family, you will be transferred back to your Ulaanbaatar hotel where this memorable day trip concludes.