North Mongolia: Photo Trip to the Reindeer Festival

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Trip Duration Days - 16 Days

North Mongolia: Photo Trip to the Reindeer Festival

Price Starts from € 2450

Expedition to the most remote parts of the Asian continent. Visit to the nomadic festival of the reindeer and the eagles.
Date: 2 July 2021 - 17 July 2021

Duration: 16 days - 15 nights

Guide: Photographic journey in a unique environment, guided by two professional photographers who are experts in ethnic groups and portraits: Avi Dadia (@avis_photo_art) and Aníbal Bueno (@anibal_bueno).

Individual supplement: 240€

The price includes:
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All transfers.
- Vehicle rental.
- Gasoline.
- Drivers.
- 2 local guides.
- Full board.
- 4 cooks who will accompany us throughout the trip.
- 1 horse per person for the journey between Tsagaannuur and the nomadic camps.
- Accommodations.
- Payment to the members of the villages and the owners of the reindeer for the photographs.
- Cooking and camping equipment.
- Entry permits in the region, camping costs and administrative costs.
- Roundtrip plane ticket from Ulan Bator to Murun.
- Basic travel insurance (does not include cancellation). The insurance company offers extensions to the basic insurance included that cover cancellation. Check price and conditions.

Price does not include:
- International flights and air taxes.
- Alcoholic drinks.
- Visa.
- Tips.
- Cancellation insurance.
- Any service not indicated in the itinerary.
DAY 1: DEPARTURE FROM THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN (NIGHT ON THE FLIGHT).

DAY 2: ARRIVAL IN MONGOLIA
Arrival in Mongolia, where the guide will be waiting for you. Transfer to the Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace (or similar).

DAY 3: ULAN BATOR
Walking tour of the city and optional excursion to the majestic statue of Genghis Khan located 2 hours from the capital. Transfer to the Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace (or similar).

DAY 4: ULAN BATOR - MURUN
Internal flight from Ulan Bator to Murun. Processing of permits for the entire group. Walk around the city to take the first pictures. Transfer to the hotel.

DAY 5: MURUM - KHATGAL
We will get up soon and go to the ancient sum of Khatgal, to see the reindeer festival at Khuvsgul Lake, the second largest in Mongolia. Night in camp.

DAY 6: KHATGAL
We will spend the day enjoying the festival and taking pictures. We will stay in the same campsite by the lake.

DAY 7: KHATGAL - TSAGAANNUUR
After breakfast we will go to the Tsagaannuur village. During the journey we will make stops in towns such as Ulaanuul to photograph the landscape and some locals. Night in yurts.

DAY 8: TSAGAANNUUR - REINDEER CAMP
After breakfast we will drive to the reindeer camp. The direction depends on where you are this year. We will spend the night on the way to the reindeer camp and sleep in tents. We will continue on horseback when the road ends, until we meet our hosts.

DAYS 9, 10 and 11: REINDEER CAMP
Finally we will arrive at the reindeer camp, where we can enjoy three full days photographing the lifestyle of this community.

DAY 12: REINDEER CAMP - TSAGAANNUUR
After breakfast, we will go back to Tsagaannuur village. We will spend the night in tents halfway.

DAY 13: TSAGAANNUUR - ULAANUUL
Arrival in Tsagaannuur in the morning and after lunch departure to Murum, making a stop in the town of Ulaanuul, where we will spend the night in yurts.

DAY 14: MURUN
Arrival in Murun, where we will spend the night. We will sleep in a campsite or hotel, depending on availability.

DAY 15: MURUN - ULAN BATOR
Flight back to the Mongolian capital. Transfer to the Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace (or similar).

DAY 16: RETURN HOME
A unique environment