AdAstra Polo Cup
Mongolia has to be on every horse lovers bucket lists. The Mongolian Horse is renowned for its strength and speed. So what better way to see this magical land but on horseback!
Camp is a six hour drive from the Capital and when you arrive you know it was worth the journey. Untouched landscapes stretch for miles, a colourful camp invites you in with the smell of delicious home cooked food and burning fires.
The horses are incredible! As strong and fast as their reputation. You can ride for miles and miles every day exploring the stunning countryside. We will do polo lessons in the mornings and chukkas in the afternoons and we will then mix this up with long rides through the countryside!
When you're not playing polo there is traditional sword fighting, archery or if you're feeling in need of rejuvenation just lie back and enjoy a massage. With trips to the local villages with ancient monasteries to discover you won't be stuck for things to do.
So what are you waiting for? Reserve your space on our 2018 Mongolian Adventure!
Wednesday 19th June
Thursday 21st - Tuesday 25th June
Wednesday 26th - Thursday 27th June
Saturday 30th June
Arrive in Mongolia by 12pm.
Drive out to GKPC with a stop for lunch on the way
Arrive at camp for sunset
Everyday you will have the chance to stick and ball in the morning and chukkas in the afternoons we will mix this up with long rides into the mountains with delicious picnics and other camp activities. The itinerary will be flexible depending on weather and also what the group wants to do. These 4 days will be your chance to get used to the horses and enjoy time at camp.
We will hold the AdAstra Cup over the 2 last days at camp.
Breakfast at the hotel
Depart from Mongolia
Friday 29th June
Breakfast at camp
Travel back to Ulaanbaatar.
Option to depart in the afternoon or overnight in the Capital
Camp is made up of a village of Ger's (Yurts to you and I) They are equipped with comfy beds, log burning fires and beautiful hand painted furniture. There are also Ger's for dining, one for breakfast and another for lunch and dinner. Before dinner you sit outside for pre dinner drinks overlooking the stunning views. The food is delicious and freshly prepared on site everyday. You also have fantastic bath Ger's, these are beautifully warm and you can relax in your wooden bath soaking your muscles at the end of a long day.
Although polo and riding will be the main attraction in Mongolia there are plenty of other things to get excited about. Check out some of the wonderful activities on offer.
Hot Stone Massage
Traditional Mongolian Cooking classes
Felt and Ger making
Leather Rope Making and Local Cashmere Production
Trips to Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongol Empire and Khar Balgas, the ancient capital of the Uighur Empire and Turkish Khanate
9 nights At the GKPC
1 night in Ulaanbaata
All riding and polo activities
All activities at camp
Three meal per day plus snacks
Wine and Beer with meals
Transport to and from camp
Riding the strong and sturdy Mongolian horses across the Mongolian Steppe.
Immersion into Mongolian culture. Living at a local camp with the Mongolian family and understanding their culture.
Visit to Karakorum the ancient capital of the Mongol empire and Khar Balgas, the ancient capital of the Uighur Empire and Turkish Khanate.
Flights to Mongolia
Spending Money for shopping in the capital
Alcohol not included in meals
Activities Not Mentioned
Why pick Mongolia?
For any horse lover Mongolia has to be at the top of their bucket list. This country however doesn't reserve its magic just for them. It is a landscape like nothing else in the world, the sparseness of people and open landscapes helps you reconnect, breath and remember what life is all about.