Tour Dates May, June, July, August - 2020 (7 days tour)
Tour price (per person)
Max group size 4 - 12 with Mongolian guide tour leader & a professional birding guide
Expected Climate Moderate to hot with colder nights, especially in the higher lying areas. In the day, it is warm 15C-20C. At night the temperature goes down to 5C-10C.
Accommadation Comfortable
Photographic opportunities Good
Other attractions Khustai museum, Forest zone of UB city, Bayannuur tree nursery, Tuul river ...
Tour pace & walking This tour is designed to be an intensive, fast paced birding experience.
Top birds White-tailed Eagle, Himalayan Vulture, Cinereous Vulture, Steppe Eagle, Saker Falcon, Amur Falcon, Lesser Kestrel, Common Crane, Hooded Crane, White-naped Crane, Japanese Quail, Black-tailed Godwit, Falcated Duck, Common Pochard, Swan Goose, Yellow-breasted Bunting, Black-billed Capercaillie, Black Grouse, Daurian Partridge, Pallas’s Sandgrouse, Mongolian Lark, Azure Tit, Bar-headed Goose, White-crowned Penduline Tit, Godlewski’s Bunting …
Number of Species Expected 80+
Top mammals Przewalski’s Horse, Red Deer, Siberian Roe deer, Pallas’s Cat, Steppe Polecat, Least Weasel, Stoat, Siberian Weasel, Mountain Weasel, Wolverine, Asian Badger, Corsac Fox, Red Fox, Grey Wolf, Siberian Jerboa, Mongolian Gerbil, Striped Dwarf Hamster, Long-tailed Dwarf Hamster, Campbell’s Hamster, Mongolian Silver Vole, Mongolian Marmot, Tolai Hare, Daurian Pika, Laxmann’s Shrew, Daurian Hedgehog ...


Day 1

Arrive to Mongolia. (International flights arrives to Mongolia mostly early in the morning or afternoon past 17:00 clock.) If you arrive in morning flight we will add near city observation program. Stay at hotel near airport.

Day 2

Check-out of hotel and drive to Bayan lake, situated 240km north west of Ulaanbaatar. In the afternoon we will drive to Khustai national park to watch wild horses and spot birds. Stay in the tourist camp and have lunch. (360km) 

Day 3

In the morning we will do observation in forest zone of Khustai national park and drive back to Ulaanbaatar to reach Zaisangiin am, after lunch. Overnight stay at hotel. (120км)

Day 4

Early in the morning we will drive to forest zone of Kentii mountain range for spotting Black-billed Capercaillie and Black Grouse. Stay the night at near tourist camp. 

Day 5

Early in morning we will drive to Baga Bayan and Sanzai, located in the north of Ulaanbaatar for birding. From there we will drive to Gachuurt town to continue birding and stay at tourist camp.

Day 6

Day tour in Ulaanbaatar city – Gandan monastery, Dinosaur museum, National museum of Mongolia, Mongolian traditional performance, Gobi cashmere store, Souvenir shop at the State Department Store. 

Day 7

Departure Mongolia.


  • Bayan nuur lake
  • Khustai National Park
  • Bogd khaan mountain
  • Zaisan hill
  • Khentii mountain range
  • Baga Bayan
  • Sanzai
  • Gachuurt town
  • Visit nomad family
  • Gandan monastery
  • Dinosaur museum
  • National museum of Mongolia
  • Gobi cashmere store


  •  Hotel
  •  A car with an experienced driver
  •  Petrol
  •  A Professional birding guide
  •  Tourist camp
  •  Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  •  Entrance fees
  •  Road taxes
  •  Bottled water
  •  Travel equipment
  •  Transport fees from/to airport and hotel

Not included

  •  Travel insurance
  •  Personal expenses and gratuities
  •  Photography charge (museums, concert & monastery)
  •  Beverages

Travel Packing List

  • Lip balm
  • Hand cream
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Bug hat
  • Gloves
  • Sunglasses
  • Raincoat
  • Hiking boots
  • Water bottle
  • Wet tissue
  • Dry tissue
  • Flashlight
  • Universal adapter plug
  • Battery resource
  • Binoculars