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Trekking Manzushir Monastery – Tsetsee Gun Mountain

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2 Days
Availability : Jan 16’ - Dec 16’
Ulaanbaatar
Tuv aimag, Manzushir Monastery, Tsetse Gun
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 20

Ulaanbaatar is surrounded by four mountain ranges covered with Siberian larch, pine, wild aspen and birch trees. Situated near Zuunmod about 50 km south of the Mongolian Capital of Ulaan Baatar , Tsetsee Gun Uul (2258 m / 7,406 ft), is one of the holy mountains in the Bogd Khaan Mountain range and is the highest in the Bogd Uul region. The 5 km walk starts at the car park at the entrance to the Bogd Khaan Uul protected area and climbs up to the Manzshir Khiid Monastery. The trail then follows a stream east until it nearly disappears, then turns north, climbing gradually for about 2 hours over a ridge to an open area, where the rocky outcrop summit comes into view.

Tour Destination

The hiking path is relatively well marked with yellow paint marks on the Mongolian larch and pine trees. The final 100 metres climbs steeply to the summit where you are met by numerous shaman Ovoo (sacred pyramid-shaped collections of stones) with prayer flags.
Bogd Khan Strictly Protected Area is the oldest Protected area in the World since 1778. Bogd Khan Mountain lies to the south of Ulaanbaatar, extends some 32 km from east to west and is nearly 16 km from north to south.
The trail from Manzushir monastery to Tsetsee Gun (2258 m / 7,406 ft) is relatively well marked with signs and it is about 8 km long. The trek is in woody areas and tourists can enjoy the vast beauty of nature and fresh air at the peak of Tsetsee Gun.

Departure & Return Location

In the morning at 09.00 am will drive from the place where guest staying.

Price Includes

  • 2 Nights accomodation including meals
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrance Fees
  • All transportation in destination location

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • Hiking equipments
What to Expect

Do the hiking to the beautiful Tsetse gun peak. After the hike experience mongolian real nomad life style. Doing the activity such as horse ride, milking the cow etc.,
The Manzushir monastery – was destroyed by communists in 1937, new temple is built and serves as a museum.
Enjoy hiking, take photos and explore around sightseeing – including large boiling kettle, religious images carved in the rock.
Lunch at tourist Ger camp
Visiting local nomad family, enjoy tasting and experiencing dairy products such as yogurt, cheese and curds.

  • Ipsum Amet Mattis Pellentesque
  • Ultricies Vehicula Mollis Vestibulum Fringilla
  • Condimentum Sollicitudin Fusce Vestibulum Ultricies
  • Sollicitudin Consectetur Quam Ligula Vehicula
  • Cursus Pharetra Purus Porta Parturient
  • Risus Malesuada Tellus Porta Commodo
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Zürich, Switzerland

We’ll meet at 4 p.m. at our hotel in Luzern (Lucerne) for a “Welcome to Switzerland” meeting. Then we’ll take a meandering evening walk through Switzerland’s most charming lakeside town, and get acquainted with one another over dinner together. Sleep in Luzern (2 nights). No bus. Walking: light.

Day 2Zürich–Biel/Bienne–Neuchâtel–Geneva

Enjoy an orientation walk of Zurich’s OLD TOWN, Switzerland’s center of banking and commerce. Then, leave Zurich and start your Swiss adventure. You’ll quickly discover that Switzerland isn’t just home to the Alps, but also to some of the most beautiful lakes. First, stop at the foot of the Jura Mountains in the picturesque town of Biel, known as Bienne by French-speaking Swiss, famous for watch-making, and explore the historical center. Next, enjoy a scenic drive to lakeside Neuchâtel, dominated by the medieval cathedral and castle. Time to stroll along the lake promenade before continuing to stunning Geneva, the second-largest city in Switzerland, with its fantastic lakeside location and breathtaking panoramas of the Alps.

Day 3Enchanting Engelberg

Our morning drive takes us from Swiss lakes to Swiss Army. At the once-secret Swiss army bunker at Fortress Fürigen, we’ll see part of the massive defense system designed to keep Switzerland strong and neutral. Afterward, a short drive into the countryside brings us to the charming Alpine village of Engelberg, our picturesque home for the next two days. We’ll settle into our lodge then head out for an orientation walk. Our stroll through the village will end at the Engelberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery with its own cheese-making operation. You’ll have free time to wander back before dinner together. Sleep in Engelberg (2 nights). Bus: 1 hr. Walking: light.

Day 4Interlaken Area. Excursion to The Jungfrau Massif

An unforgettable trip to the high Alpine wonderland of ice and snow is the true highlight of a visit to Switzerland. Globus Local Favorite At an amazing 11,332 feet, the JUNGFRAUJOCH is Europe’s highest railway station. Jungfrau’s 13,642-foot summit was first ascended in 1811 and in 1912 the rack railway was opened. There are lots of things to do here: enjoy the ALPINE SENSATION, THE PANORAMA 360° EXPERIENCE, and the ICE PALACE. Also receive your JUNGFRAU PASSPORT as a souvenir to take home with you. The round trip to the “Top of Europe” by MOUNTAIN TRAIN will take most of the day.

Day 5Lake Geneva and Château de Chillon

It’s market day in Lausanne! Enjoy browsing and packing a picnic lunch for our 11 a.m. boat cruise on Lake Geneva. A few miles down-shore we’ll dock at Château de Chillon, where we’ll have a guided tour of this delightfully medieval castle on the water. On our way back we’ll take time to peek into the vineyards surrounding Lutry before returning to Lausanne. Boat: 2 hrs. Bus: 1 hr. Walking: moderate.

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