Khuiten peak climbing tour in western Mongolia

Our Mongolian local tour operator provide professional guided Khuiten peak climbing tours and expeditions in western Mongolian Altai mountain range that have been chosen for our variety and quality. We offer all sorts of adventure combined mountain climbing and nomadic lifestyle experience. Our local team in Mongolia is all qualified and highly experienced. We have an excellent authority of professionalism and safety.

Khuiten peak climbing tour features with its unique Mongolian lifesyle

  • This provides some of Mongolia’s best hikes throughout Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.
  • Secondly, Mongolia has huge glaciers and yes, you can hike around them!
  • Third, Western Mongolia also features its unusual tradition such as Golden Eagle hunting and Golden Eagle training.
  • Khuiten peak is Mongolian roof top that towering on its 4,356 m above sea level. And known as Mongolian highest peak.

Khuiten peak in Mongolia

Khuiten peak is the highest peak in Mongolia with 4,356m above sea level and a permanent snow cap in the Altai mountain range. Located far 2000km west from Ulaanbaatar city (Capital of Mongolia) just stone throw away close to Chinese border. One of the top touristic destination for mountain lovers in Mongolia. From the mountain Khuiten lasting down east Potanini glacier that remained relatively unchanged since the last ice age. Since Khuiten is the highest point of the Tavan Bogd massif also includes the other peaks such as Nairamdal (friendship)4,180m, Naran (sun), Malchin (herder)4,050m, Burged (Eagle)4,068m, and Olgii (land) 4,050m, Tsagaan Suvarga (white stupa). The Khuiten peak of Tavan Bogd massif is the second highest summit in the Altai mountain range when the highest being mount Belukha in Rusian Altai side.

Mountain climbing tour itinerary “Khuiten peak climbing tour”

Day – 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
  • Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and our team will meet you up at the airport and drive directly to your hotel. After few hours you will meet your guide again and do city tour in Ulaanbaatar. Visit Zaisan hill where you will have the best view of Ulaanbaatar city. Visit Gandan monastery and local museum.

Day – 2

Take a flight to Ulgii in western Mongolia
  • Arrive in Ulgii and same day drive to the gate of Altai Tavan Bogd national park and on your way stop to see “Dear Stones” from ancient Turkic period and through snake valley reach the gate of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. Do camping along white river valley (Akh Gol basi).

Day – 3

Potanini glacier & Base camp trekking
  • Live your vihicle around the gate there and start horse riding towards Tavan Bogd massif (five holly peaks of Mongolia which is more than 4000m higher) next to that mountains you will see 20km long Potanina Glacier. You can even walk on the glacier. Camp just next to that glacier. You will have two humped camels for your luggage transportations to Glacier side.

Day – 4

Hiking up to Malchin peak (Optional)
  • After breakfast your guide will guide you to 4th highest peak of Mongolia “Malchin peak” which is more than 4000 meters higher from sea level. You can get easily on the top of that peak. From the top of Malchin you will have full view to Russian territory and long and breathtaking views to Kazakhstan’s and Chinese snow capped Altai mountains. Same day you will come back to your same camping spot.

Day – 5, Day – 8

Climbing up to Khuiten peak
  • We put 4 days for Khuiten climbing activities as we may need spare days in case if we will expect bad weather during mountain climbing days. We need start hiking from base camp through Potaniin glacier and reach east-north bottom of Khuiten peak as camping base. All the way on glacier will be hiking but the actual technically moderate may take 4 hours up to Khuiten peak. From the summit you will have bird eye views to Chinese, Kazakhstan’s and Russian Altai mountain white snow tops. If the activity is done earlier than planned time you are able to hike back to white river valley and spend rest of your time for other cultural experiences with local nomads.

Day – 9

Hike back to white river valley (Tsagaan gol)
  • Start trekking back to the same gate of Altai Tavan Bogd national park. Have rest, relax and camp over there. Visit local tuvan nomadic families.

Day – 10

Drive back to Ulgii town & Eagle hunter
  • Today morning after you will have breakfast you will drive back to Ulgii town. On your way, you will stop to visit Eagle hunter’s family. Meet eagle hunter. See he already trained Golden Eagle, hold on your arm, you can be busy with photographing. Later that day you will arrive in Ulgii, stay at the local Hotel enjoy your dinner with the Kazakh tradition folk concert.

Day – 11

Take a flight to Ulaanbaatar city
  • At the Morning your driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you to local airport. Your guide in Ulaanbaatar will meet you up and take you to your Hotel room.

Day – 12

Terelj national park
  • Drive to Terelj national park. Visit Turtle rock and hike in Arabal temple (meditation center). Stay at local Ger camp resort.

Day – 13

Visit Chinggiss Khan’s statue
  • Drive to Chinggiss Khan’s statue in Sonjin boldog. Visit small museum inside. Hike up to Chinggiss khan’s horse head. At the same day drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Stay at your hotel.

Day – 14

Drive to the international airport
  • Drive to Chinggis Khan international airport and take flight to depart from Mongolia.

We also specialize in tailor made mountain trips and guided itineraries in all the greater ranges in Mongolia.

This tour itinerary offered above includes full of Mongolian tour adventures not just mountain climbing. We are always open to discuss with you further and do personal adjustment on this itinerary. You able to cut some days and make it shorter to fit your dates as well!


This tour is available from the end of May and the whole summer until the middle of September.

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