Fishing the Onon River
Short Tours Description
Upon arrival at the airport we will be welcomed by
your guide. He will bring us to your comfortable, centrally located hotel.
In the afternoon we will have a drive to Zaisan Memorial, build by the Russians
to commemorate unknown soldiers from different wars. Located on a Southern
hill of Ulaanbaatar, we will be able to enjoy an excellent view of the capital
and the surrounding countryside. Overnight in Hotel.
Drive Eastwards, pass Baganuur town. Family Stay or
Drive further North Eastwards to reach the first fishing
spot in the afternoon. We will fish all effluents of the Onon River.
The Onon River is a major watershed for Asia. The
river begins on the eastern slope of the Khentii Mountains just south of
Russian Siberia and within the immense Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area
(National Park), which is totally devoid of people. The river eventually
joins the Herlen and Amur Rivers before entering the Pacific Ocean at the
Sea of Okhotsk.
Further down river we will reach the first inhabited
areas. The majority of the locals are 'Buryats', a Mongolian ethnic minority,
whose ancestors migrated over the border from Siberia early 1900s. Most
families herd livestock. The primary form of transportation is still a horse.
Family Stay or camping.
Day 4 - 6:
Whole day fishing the Barkh River. Ger Camp Stay.
Drive more North Eastwards. Fishing end of the afternoon.
Day 8 - 10:
Whole day fishing the Balj River. Family Stay or camping.
We will drive Soutwards to the Kherlen River.
Fishing the Kherlen River.
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar
Day at leisure in the Mongolian capital
Places to Visit
Fly Fishing * Tiamen * Pike * Lenok * Grayling * Carp
* Onon River * Baganuur * Barkh River * Balj River * Kherlen River * Khan
Khentii Strictly Protected Area
If you are a group on your own, departures are whenever
If your are looking for other people to join you, we
can have a look at the demands we had. Maybe we can help you to find some
travel companions to make the trip with you. This is however not easy because
each person has different dates and wishes. The easiest is to be a group
on your own.
If you travel alone and want to join a group, we offer
fixed tour departures those days:
2 to 12 people
Normally the group size is a minimum of two people per
trip. However if some people desire to travel alone, we can book the tour
for a single person. The price will be 75% of the price for a 2 person tour.
We offer 3 different price categories for our tours:
Budget Trips: tented camp, cook,
food, guide, Russian mini van
Normal Trips: ger camp stay
with food, guide, Russian mini van
Luxury Trips: ger camp stay
with food, guide, Japanese jeep
Please contact us for the updated prices. We offer special discount
prices for off season tours.
Depending on the tour you book and the service you want to have during
your trip, you will overnight in ger camps or tented camps. Family stay
is always possible.
Gers Camp. Gers from Ger Camp
are the traditional felt tents of nomadic herders. Each ger is furnished
with a wood stove and beautifully painted furniture such as beds, a
table and stools. Gers are based on double occupancy. Each ger camp
has its restaurant, western style toilet and hot water showers. Most
visitors find their stay in gers, which provide an authentic taste of
Mongolian culture and adventure, their most enjoyable experience in
Tented Camp is a camp build
on a nice spot. The travellers will sleep in Western style tents. We
will however do our best to offer you the best available service. We
pride ourselves on the level of comfort we provide while camping in
these remote areas, but camping is not for everyone. It is important
to remain open-minded and physically willing.
Family stay is an experience
a traveller to Mongolia should experience. You can tell us in advance
exactly where you want to have a family stay during your trip, or, if
you do not like to plan to much in advance, the driver and the guide
can organise a family stay while travelling. If you plan to have an
overnight in a Mongolian Nomadic family, you should take sleeping bags
and matrasses with you. So please tell us in advance of you are planning
to overnight in a family so that we can provide you with all the necessary
Included in the Trip Price
Transport within Mongolia (Russian Army jeep, mini van
or Japanese jeep+ Fuel)
Full pension in the countryside
Ger camp stay
Camping equipment if described in itinerary
All support staff including driver, translator, camp
All excursions, entrance fees as described in the itinerary
Not Included in the Trip Price
Passport and visa costs
Transfer between the airport and the hotel
Medical and trip insurance
Airport taxes, excess baggage charges, evacuation costs
Items of personal nature
Other items not specifically mentioned as included
Bike and spare parts of bike
Sleeping bag, inflatable mattress
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