Yoga, Meditation & Buddhism in Mongolia

An astonishing travel on Buddhist land where you will explore the heart of a magical Nature as well as your deeper Self!

This trip is a discovery of buddhism in Mongolia. This form of buddhism is named "Lamaism" and has its origin in Tibet. Throughout visits of the most beautiful temples, across astonishing landscapes, horse and camel rides, bathing in hot springs, life experiences with nomadic families and daily practice of Yoga and Meditation, you will be immersed in this magnificent country's spirituality, traditions and lifestyle.

Wide spaces of steppes as far as your eyes can see, Sweet Gobi's dunes, the famous Orkhon Valley classified World Heritage Site by UNESCO will make your journey extraordinary and unforgettable.

PROGRAM 

12 days/11 nights

Day 1 - Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Transport from airport to the hotel

Program description

Lunch

National History Museum visit

Sukhbaatar Squarre visit

Dinner

Night at the Hotel

Day 2 - Gandan Monastery and Sweet Gobi

Breakfast

 Gandan monastery visit  - Monks ceremony

Trip to the Sweet Gobi (env. 4h30)

Picnic Lunch

Meeting with the hosting nomadic family

First Asanas (Yoga postures) session

Dinner

Night in Yurt with the host nomadic family

Day 3 - Sweet Gobi and Elsen Tasarkhi Monastery

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Camel ride in Elsen Tasarkhi Dunes

Picnic Lunch

Uvgun monastery visit (Small monastery builin the 17th century by Zanabazar)

Mantras Meditation

Dinner

Night in Yurt with the host nomadic family

Day 4 - Karakorum and Erdene Zuu monastery

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to Karakorum, ancient Gengis Khan base camp (env. 2h)

Erdene Zuu "the hundred treasures" monatery visit

Picnic Lunch

Nature walk

Visualisation Meditation

Dinner

Night in a Yurt camp

 

Day 5 - Orkhon river waterfalls

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to Orkhon Valley(4h.)

Picnic Lunch

Excursion at the Orkhon river waterfalls

Sound Meditation

Dinner

Night in Yurt with a host nomadic family

 

Day 6 - Tovkhon Valley

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Horse ride across the Steppes

Picnic Lunch

Trip to Tovkhon Khiid Valley (env.2h)

Meeting with the new hosting nomadic family

Individual Meditation

Dinner

Night in Yurt with the host nomadic family

Day 7 - Tovkhon Khiid monastery

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to the foot of the sacred mountain Tovkhon Khiid (env. 30mnts)

Hike to the monastery up the sacred mountain

Visualisation Meditation near the monastery

Picnic Lunch

Walk to Uurtiin Tohoi - important place in buddhism History in Mongolia

Dinner

Night in Yurt with the host nomadic family

Day 8 - Tsenkher Hot Springs

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to the healing Hot Springs in Tsenkher (env. 3h)

Picnic Lunch

Bathing in the Hot Springs

Dinner

Night in a Yurt camp

Day 9 - Oggi Nuur lake

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to the small town of Tsetserleg (env. 1h)

Ethnographical Museum visit

Monastery visit

Silent Meditation inside the monastery

Picnic Lunch

Trip to Ogii Nuur lake (env. 2h)

Walk around the lake

Migratory birds watching

Dinner

Night in a Yurt camp

 

Day 10 - Khustai park Wild Przewalski horses

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to Khustai Nuruu National park(env. 4h)

Picnic Lunch

Walk in the park

Mindfulness walk/Meditative walk

Wild Przewalski horses watching at dusk

Dinner

Night in a Yurt camp

Day 11 - Ulaanbaatar

Hot beverage

Yoga, Breathing and Automassage

Breakfast

Trip to Ulaanbaatar (env. 2h)

Choijin Lama monastery visit

Winter palace/Bogd Khan residence visit

(temples, tangkas small museum)

Lunch

Souvenirs shopping

Traditional music, dances and songs show (Optional)

Dinner

Night at the hotel

Day 12 - Departure/International flight

Breakfast

Discussion on Yoga and Meditation inside everyday life

End of the Trip

This program is subject to changes because of families availabilities, weather, road state or safety

Practical notes

Change of scenery guarantied during this journey où vous traverserez des paysages splendides et variés. You will meet with an exceptional culture, you will discover Lamaïsm/Tibetan buddhism and its History through visits of ancient monasteries and fabulous temples, and thanks to a daily practice of Yoga and Meditation you will be able to fully relax and enjoy every moment of your journey.

 

Price:

Our wonderful partner Ciel Mongol will receive your payment for this amazing adventure : ciel mongol

  5 participants : 1 770 €/person

  6 participants : 1 870 €/person

  7 participants : 1 690 €/person

  8 participants : 1 630 €/person

  9 participants : 1580 €/person

  10 participants : 1545 €/person

  11 participants : 1515 €/person

  12 participants : 1490 €/person

Includes :

  • Transport airport/hotel/airport

  • All Yoga, Breathing, Auto-massage sessions

  • All guided Meditations

  • All Nature activities

  • All meals and accomodation during the trip in Countryside

  • 3 nights in hotel 3* ( local normes) in Ulaanbaatar (breakfast included)

  • Drinking water and hot beverages in the morning

  • All visits and Museum entries during the trip in Countryside

  • Camel ride on day 3

  • Horse ride on day 4

  • Local guides during camel and horse rides

  • An english interpreter

  • Two drivers with their Russian vans + fuel

Does not include :​​

  • Lunches and Dinners in Ulaanbaatar

  • Other drinks than water and hot beverages in the morning

  • Traditional show in Ulaanbaatar on day 11 (10€)

  • Museum in Ulaanbataar

  • Optional activities and other extra non-mentioned in this program

  • Visa fees and individual insurances (luggages, repatriation, and so on.)

  • Single room Option (5€ to 25€/night in yurt camp in regard to availabilities and 50€ in Ulaanbaatar)

  • Personal expenses and Tips

  • Necessary material (Possible to buy a Yoga mat on site for 20€/Inform-us at least 5 days in advance)

  • International flights

Kayika s'engage !

Kayika Yoga & Ayurveda works with a local agency named Ciel Mongol. This organisation is part of the association "Eco-responsible Travelers and Tour Operators" and it is partnering with the Passeport Vert (Green Passport).

This means that this organisation works with the greatest respect to local ecology and bears a great attention to a local development mindful of the local culture.

Furthermore, Kayika Yoga & Ayurveda gives 1% of it’s benefits to Karuna Shechen, a non-profit organization that provides health care, education, and social services for the under-served people of India, Nepal, and Tibet.

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