Altai Mountains Category

Posts about the Altai mountains in far western Mongolia

HORSEBACK RIDING THROUGH WESTERN MONGOLIA

HORSEBACK RIDING THROUGH WESTERN MONGOLIA

The best way to explore Western Mongolia? On the back of the hearty Mongolian horse – completely natural and native.

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TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

TREK MONGOLIA: Outside Magazine’s Top Trips

In 2011, Tusker’s signature Mongolia Trek landed itself on Outside’s esteemed hot list of top adventure trips. What distinguished it from hundreds of other contenders? Perhaps the breathtaking and remote landscape, spectacular biodiversity and cultural treasures had something to do with it.

You’ll never look at the world the same way again.

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MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

MONGOLIA LIGHTS UP

This is the third article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.
Gary Tepfer is the photo instructor for the upcoming workshop, and after three-decades in the field, Tepfer is eager to share his skills. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind photography class!

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MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

MONGOLIA’S ROCK ART

This is the second article in a 3-part series about Tusker Trail’s newest trip – Mongolia’s Altai Mountains: Ancient Culture and Photography Workshop.

The renowned Esther Jacobson-Tepfer is the cultural instructor for the upcoming workshop. Discover how Esther made her way from Boston to the petroglyph-studded steppes of Mongolia’s Altai Mountains.

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MONGOLIA’S ALTAI MOUNTAINS

Considered to be one of the last true wilderness areas on Earth, Mongolia’s Altai Sayan Ecoregion touches the edges of Kazakstain and China. A region of unparalleled beauty, the Altai is also an archaeological treasure-box. Exquisite petroglyphs remain virtually undiscovered and provide a stunning pictorial record of prehistory.

In 2012, Tusker Trail led an archaeology & photography workshop through the untamed Altai region that is unlike any trip on Earth.

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