Trip Length: 13 days/12 nights.
Trip Type: Moderate to Extreme
Tour Code: SMT-DV-13D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Group size: 2-3 fishermen or fisherwomen or more participants.
Fishing Season in Mongolia:
The Spring Season: The Mongolia Fishing Season starts on June 15th - June 30th (*in this period the Taimen & Trout begin feeding aggressively). Sometimes is possible to start to fish on May 15th, but is too cold!).
The Fall Season (* this is autumn, and this is a best season to fish in Mongolia): from very late August to September 31st.
Total Distance: approx. 3000kms/1864miles.
Airfare Included: No.
Taimen conservation - Catch and Release is exercised.
Tour Highlights: Upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar, meet Samar Magic Tours Fishing team. An incredible and extreme fishing journey. Wilderness fishing in the untouched Mongolian - Siberian borders. This 13-day package in Mongolia with 6 full days fishing trip gets well off the beaten track and into the best rivers of the Far Northern Regions of Mongolia where your only companions will be the natural habitat and the few nomadic people who still forage the plains as their forefathers have done for thousands of years. Wilderness Camp at the banks of the legendary Shishkid River in the Northern of Mongolia close to Siberia. If you are a fisherman, Mongolia is destination to be experienced and definitely not to be missed.
Dear Fisherman: Mongolia offers one of the last wildernesses in Asia and in the World. It has got plenty of waters with often rich marine life. One of the largest living freshwater fish on earth, the Taimen (Hucho Hucho Taimen) lives within the waters of various rivers and lakes. Taimen are known to the Mongolians as the "River Wolf". The Big Taimen is a particularly ferocious fish which can often obtain weights of 50 kilos or more. They are an exceptionally ferocious predator which feed on birds, prairie dogs, mice, and fish. The taimen (Hucho taimen), also known as Siberian taimen and Siberian salmon, is a species of fish in the salmon family (family Salmonidae) of order Salmoniformes.
Others species are: the Lenok- the Mongolian equivalent of a trout, generally around 15 to 20 inches (2 to 3 lb) they can grow to over 30 inches and the Grayling are plentiful in Mongolia's rivers, Pike, Grayling, Sig, River Perch, Siberian Umber, Roach, Ide, Bull Ide, Golden Carp, Amur Catfish and Burbot.
A typical fishing day: begins with early morning breakfast and return to our Fishing Camp for dinner and overnights. Cuisine at the camp is a variety of Occidental and Mongolian dishes. Each meal is complemented with homemade soup, a variety of salads, fresh-baked bread, a modest dessert, coffee and tea.
Darhad Valley-This is the Mongolia's most impressive and remote scenery, in the far Northwestern remote village of Renchinlkhumbe of Darhad valley-this is the Land of the Tsaatan people. Although often rains here in the summer, this only adds to the lushness of the scenery, which consists of crystal-clear lakes and rivers, Taiga Siberian forest of larch and pine, and rich, green meadows. There are only 60 Tsaatan families, spread over of 100,000 sq km of Northern Mongolia. They are truly nomadic, often moving from one place to another looking for special types of grass and most loved by the reindeer. They do not use Gers (Mongolian traditional tents), but prefer Tents made from reindeer skin. Tsaatan practice shamanism.
The Shishged River: a river in northern Mongolia and in Tuva. It flows through the Darkhad Valley in northwestern Khovsgol aimag, Mongolia. Of its 344 km length, 298 are in Mongolia. A bridge has been erected near Renchinlkhumbe sum center. Wilderness Camp at the banks of the legendary Shishkid River in the Northern of Mongolia close to Siberia.
Climate: The alpine climate of the northernmost province Hovsgol can change from one extreme to another. In summer, temperatures are mild but weather can change quickly (rain showers are to be expected) and temperatures will range between 18 and 25 degrees Celsius during the day. At night they may drop to 10 to 5 degrees Celsius. In autumn, temperatures may drop to 0 degrees Celsius at night. Altitude at camp is 1650 m above sea level.
Upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar, meet Samar Magic Tours team. (D)
Fly to Muron (1.5-2.0 hrs). Depart for fishing trip. Arrive at the 1st camp. Fishing at night. (B)(L)(D)
A long drive to the untouched Mongolian - Siberian borders. Arrive and transfer to the 2nd camp. (B)(L)(D)
Taimen & Trout Fishing at the banks of the legendary Shishkid or Tengis or Sarga remote rivers in the Northern of Mongolia close to Siberia. (B)(L)(D)
Drive back to Murun. (B)(L)(D)
Fly back to Ulaanbaatar. (B)(L)(D)
Departure Mongolia. (B)
|June 15th - June 30th Late August-Sept. 31st||Hotel 4*||Hotel 5*|
|4-8 fishermen||$ 2,601 or 2,402 €||(Click here to enquire or book)|
|2-3 fisherman||(Click here to enquire or book)||(Click here to enquire or book)|
|Individual Supplement||$ 248 or 229 €||(Click here to enquire or book)|
2016/17 Land tour costs per person in $ US or in Euros (€), based on double or twin standard room from (8 days, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)
2 nights of accommodation at hotel 4*, based on twin room with daliy breakfast.
1 night of accommodation at local hotel in Murun, based on twin standard occupancy.
9 nights overnight in Fishing Gers Camps or camping in tents close to the rivers, based on twin occupancy.
River access and transport per itinerary.
Three meals per day in camp with mineral water.
Welcome dinner at local restaurant in Ulaanbaatar city.
Farewell dinner at local restaurant in Ulaanbaatar city.
4WD private transport included all petrol and Mongolian speaking Mongolian driver.
Trained English-speaking guide/translator.
Fishing trained local Mongolian speaking guide.
Entrance fees to the all specified protected areas, and the national park.
Fishing license: Failure to have the appropriate paperwork may result in heavy fines, and the confiscation of equipment.
Cook and the all kitchen equipments.
Visa support invitation letter if needed.
What's Not Included?
Internal airfare Ulaanbaatar-Murun-Ulaanbaatar with the domestic tax (approx. $ 300/277 € Euros per person) is quoted separately, and subject to the change by Mongolian airlines. International flight.
Occasional flight delays or cancellation. Visa (if it will be necessary). Excess baggage (the internal flight allowance only to carry 5 kg and luggage 10 kg totally 15 kg load for domestic flight, and above that overweight must be paid ($2/1kg). Any rescue costs or costs of early departure. Changing of date of departure from Ulaanbaatar. Fishing equipment and tackle. The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, the necessary passport pictures, and the International airfares. Travel insurance. Items of personal nature such as gratuities to porters at hotels, telephone / telex / fax charges, laundry, beverages, meals, optional activities, and services not specified in the itinerary. Any circumstances beyond of our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather conditions, river conditions, etc. Items for personal nature.