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Steppe Nomads Tourist Camp is Mongolian Ecotourism Destination                                                                                     

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STEPPE NOMADS:LOCAL OPTIONAL TOURS

VIEW THE MAJESTIC ARGALI SHEEP:

Gun-Galuut offers a truly unique opportunity for viewing these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, therefore this activity has become a must-do for anyone who visits the nature reserve. Baits mountain, a range of mountains located 5-10 km southwest of the complex, is not only home to the Argali sheep flock but one might also chance upon grey wolf, Mongolian marmot, fox, corsac fox, vulture, falcon, lammergeier, eagle and many other types of wildlife.


WATCH ENDANGERED BIRDS

An astounding number of bird species, 156 species to be exact, were sighted and registered in Gun-Galuut. For this reason, the area has become a loved destination for local and inter - national birdwatchers. You can be sure that your day will be an unforgettable memory when you gaze upon the endangered White-naped Crane, the symbol of Gun-Galuut Nature reserve, peacefully roaming. Threatened species such as Swan Goose, Bar-headed Goose, Whooper swan, Ruddy shelduck, Relict Gull, Grey Heron, Black stork are sighted often while globally criti - cally endangered species such as Siberian crane, Common crane, Hooded crane and Dalmatian pelican are sighted occasionally


RIDE MONGOLIAN HORSE

One of the favorite activities of visitors to Gun-Galuutai is riding a Mongolian horse across the rolling green steppe. Riders can feel such a joy when travelling through high mountains and across waters to reach destina - tions which are inaccessible for vehicles. As part of our com - munity-based tourism effort, we have been working closely with the local herder families for many a year, and they will provide excellent support during your horse trekking, including comfortable saddles and calm horses. You can also rent protective helmets and spurs from the camp and an experienced wrangler can be provided to you by the local families.


RAFTING ON KHERLEN RIVER

It is an unrivaled fantastic experience to observe the wildlife and the nomadic lives bustling along the riverside while taking a boat ride on the peaceful Kherlen river. Therefore, we highly recommend a day of boat riding is to our guests to enjoy the breathtaking landscape of Gun-Galuut. You can rent 8-person raft, 2 and 1 person kayaks from our friendly managers at the camp.


FISHING AT THE TAIMEN BAY

Lenok and Grayling are among the most commonly found fish species in Kherlen river. In addition, fish species such as Taimen, Pike, False asp, Asian common carp, Amur Ide, Prussian Carp, Burbot, Amur catfish are also common. Visitors are allowed to fish in Kherlen river all year round except between April 1st and June 15th. In the early spring and early fall, Kherlen river is most abundant with fish which makes it a great destination for fishers.


WITNESS NOMADIC CULTURE

Visiting the local communities and herder families is the top priority of most our international travelers as Mongolia boasts one of the few remaining truly nomadic cultures on earth. Customs of nomadic culture such as herding and watering the live - stock, milking the cows and making dairy products are among the favorite activities of our visitors to witness and take part in. Our local nomadic families take great pride in extending their hospitality and showing their rich cultural heritage to visitors.


TREKKING HEAVEN FOR TRAVELLERS

When we say this, it is without a slightest of exaggeration. Gun-Galuut offers a great diversity of landscape for relatively small area, from high mountains, small hills and rolling green steppe to mighty Kherlen river, numerous streams, ponds and marsh, not to mention the amazing wildlife you will be able witness on your trekking tour. As the reserve is well protected by local rangers, you will feel very safe even if there is just one or two of you.