Visit the Reindeer Herdersfrom
Experience unique Tsaatan (reindeer herders from Mongolia) culture for 12 days.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Group Size Small Group
Take a photo tour of the wild Taiga Mountains in the northern part of Mongolia with an experienced guide. Photographers and travelers have a great opportunity to photograph Mongolia’s epic landscapes such as majestic mountains, peaceful forest and picturesque lakes along with the hundreds of grazing sheep, galloping horses, caravanning reindeers, explore the lifestyle of authentic Mongol nomads- the yurt dwellers, and experience mysterious shaman rituals while staying with Mongolian Ethnic Dukha Tribe-the teepee dwellers.
You will be roaming through the taiga wilderness on reindeer and horseback, living with mystical Tsaatan people to experience the primitive lifestyle, sitting around the campfire to talk about shaman stories, staying in a teepee, waking up in the foggy morning surrounded the photogenic landscape of Northern Mongolia and Capture them all with your camera. All levels of photographers are welcome. If you are a landscape, portrait, travel or night photographer and looking for your next photo destination then this is the right tour for you. We are your specialized photography guide to Mongolia and ready to help you to collect amazing photoshoots and experience unique culture on this Mongolian Photo Adventure.
This trip can be customized according to your wishes. If you have any changes to the accommodation, the duration, the destination or other change requests, please contact us.
Our main goal is satisfied travelers.
- All Accommodations
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Special Meals
- All transfer & transports + experienced drivers
- Domestic flight
- Tour and trekking guide for the entire journey (in English, German, Korean, Chinese available)
- All sightseeing and entrance fees are mentioned as program
- Horse trekking
- Complimentary drink water during the tour,
- Visa invitation letter, if required
- All service charge, local and Gov’t tax
- Visa to Mongolia (Get in advance)
- International flights &Travels insurance
- Hotel early check-in and late check-out,
- Tipping and other personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Have lunch at the restaurant and relax for a while in a hotel room. Start city tour with Gandan Monastery and national history museum. We will walk through and photograph selected parts of Ulaanbaatar and the nightlife of the city which is thriving day by day.
Hotel ****. (L/D)
🏠 in the hotel
Khuvsgul Lake National Park
Domestic flight to Murun town and picked up from the local airport by then drive to Khuvsgul Lake – as named as “Blue Pearl”. The lake itself is one of the natural wonders of the earth and the second-largest freshwater lake in Asia. It is surrounded by magnificent pine-covered mountains. You will relax at the lakeshore and capture a multitude of stars over the blue lake.
🏠 in the Ger camp
A half-day photographing in Khovsgol Lake area surrounded by stunning color providing tips and tricks. Then heading to Tsagaan Nuur village, where Tsaatan people are settled. We will drive through Darkhad depression, which is one of the must photograph landscapes in Mongolia due to its outstanding natural beauty, rugged mountains, peaceful meadows, marvelous lakes, and clear air.
⛺️ in the tent
We will leave our car and driver and meet our next adventure crew. Arrive at Lake Khogrog where we meet our horse crew and Riding Adventure begins here. Having lunch and a short break, then start packing on horseback. We saddle up the horses and ride up to the Taiga Mountains.
⛺️ in the tent
Reindeer herders in Taiga forest
Reindeer herders/Tsaatan people, who live in the exact place for ancient traditions and oldest religious human belief – Shamanism, that rules the tribal life for thousands of years and still exists today. Photograph in the high Taiga forest environment, primitive lifestyle, and ancient strange culture, unique portraits of Reindeer herders, adorable Dukha children who are spending their summer holiday, playing and riding reindeer around. Late evening we will experience and capture Spiritual Shaman’s performance, sacrificing ceremony to the earth.
🏠 in the tent
Back towards Murun and stop at Tsagaan Lake soum
It is time to heading back and say goodbye to the incredible Tsaatan friends. Hop on horseback and ride back towards Khogrog Lake. We will stop in Tsagaan Nuur Village to take a short rest. Wild camping on the way to Murun town. Stay in a tent camp.
⛺️ in the tent
Arrive in Murun via Ulaan Uul village
Arrive in Murun via Ulaan Uul village. Stay overnight in Local Hostel.
🏠 in the Hostel
Flight from Murun to Ulaanbaatar. Short city tour depending on the domestic flight. In the evening, go to traditional folk song performance and photograph colorful traditional dressed beautiful dancers and singers on the stage. Hotel****.
(B/L/D) 🏠 in the hotel
Transfer to the airport and departure. We hope you will collect beautiful memories in your mind and unique captures on your camera.