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Mongolia fishing tour for Taimen

Fishing in Mongolia is wonderful experience. We have over 4000 rivers and more than 30 lakes - all totally unspoilt and unpolluted, and a fabulous place to catch a wide variety of fish. Although many of them are similar varieties to those found in European rivers, Mongolian fish are much bigger and more abundant – much more satisfying for a day at the river! The Taimen, the largest fish in the salmon family, is a real challenge to catch – try your luck on this tour!

The fishing season lasts from about August 20th till October 20th. During this period, there is no rain and water is usually transparent and at a low level, enabling the best catch. June 15th to July 5th is also possible as the water level is normal, however there is occasional rain. 

                               We don’t teach you how to catch fish
                                  We just show you where to fish

Brief Itinerary

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
pick up at the airport. Visit to the Gandan Monastery & National Museum of Mongolia. Dinner and overnight in the hotel. (L+D)

Day 2

Tour to Onon river, prepare for the fishing
Early morning, drive to Onon River, eastern region of Mongolia. Overnight in tourist camp near Onon River. (B+L+D)

Day 3

Fishing in Onon River
Drive to the confluence of Onon and Barkh River for full day fishing. Onon is one of the biggest rivers abundant with fishes. Picnic. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)

Day 4

Drive to fishing ger lodge “Balj” and fishing
After breakfast, drive about 60 km to our fishing lodge to catch Taimen. The lodge is located in bank of Balj River which flows into Onon River. Overnight in the fishing ger lodge. (B+L+D)

Day 5-6

Fishing days at Balj River
2 full days fishing in Balj River. Overnight in the fishing lodge. (B+L+D)

Day 7

Back to tourist camp and fishing.
Up early morning drive back to tourist camp, shower and relax. Then fishing in Onon River. (B+L+D)

Day 8-9

Fishing in Onon River.
2 days fishing in Onon River. (B+L+D)

Day 10

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar & city tour
After breakfast, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. You will attend a concert of national folklore before having a farewell dinner. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 11

Departure back Mongolia
You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)

AvailableAUG / SEP / OCT
Activity level3

Tour Highlights:

Onon River
Balj River
Khan Khentii Mountain Range

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Have you ever been inside of real nomadic lifestyle and culture? Do you want to discover and stay with people whose ancestors made the biggest empire in the world during medieval period? This trip gives you only one great chance to visit real Mongolian nomadic families and experience their everyday life, custom and tradition.

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