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Discover "The Land Of The Eternal Blue Sky"
Sayat Travel caters to those who love traveling and discovering unique landscapes, eco-friendly travel destinations, and exploring Mongolia's beautiful culture.
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Golden Eagle Hunters
Visit some of the last remaining Golden Eagle hunter Kazakh families of the Western Altai mountains.
Explore the Eagle Hunter Festival
Trekking & Camping Tours
We provide customized trekking and camping tours to the Altai Mountains and throughout all Mongolia regions and adjust the challenge level according to your needs.
Mongolia Photography Tours
We offer a variety of specialized tours for professional and amateur photographers seeking unique shots of Mongolia's eco-friendly tourist destinations or ethnic nomads.
Gobi Desert Tour
Famous for its vast untouched nature, virgin purity and boundless open spaces. We take you through the serene Gobi Desert with Bactrian camels and off-road vehicles.
The Last Reindeer Herder Tribes
Experience the Reindeer Herder Nomadic Stay in a traditional Tsaatan tribal village on the edge of the Taiga forest and learn their way of life, including reindeer herding, riding, and milking.
Naadam Summer Festival
Enjoy the annual Naadam Summer Festival in mid-July, which includes large community gatherings for competitions of long distance horse racing, Mongolian wresting, and archery.

True Specialists

Sayat Travel is a Bayan-Olgiy province based tour operator offering a wide selection of guided Mongolia tours including trekking, photography, horseback riding, hiking, climbing, fishing, and authentic nomadic family stays. Whether you are looking for a full day hike, a 10 day trek, or a 2 week tour of more than one region, we can customize an itinerary that fits your travel needs.

Most Popular Destinations in Mongolia

Atlai Tavan Bogd National Park Tour, Trekking & Camping Tours, Horseback Riding Tours.

The best time for visiting North Mongolia during the dry season, October through April, when skies are clear and the temperature is mild outside of December and January.

For most other regions of Mongolia, travel is recommended from April through November.

Travel Case

Active Travel

Our most popular tour programs are designed for active travelers who want more action than the average holiday, but we do cater to guests of all ages and levels of physical fitness.

Eco-friendly Adventures

We create adventures in an eco-friendly way that we are extremely familiar with as locals. You can experience new adventures while being safe and sustainable to the land and local community.

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Authentic Cultural Experiences

We create adventure in an eco-friendly controlled environment that we are extremely familiar with as locals. You can experience new adventures while being safe and sustainable to the land and community.

Specialist Local Guides

Our 100% local guides possess a wealth of knowledge and passion for their work. They are fun, informative and adaptable.

Enjoy the Vast Beauties of Mongolia

Check out our collection of multi-day eco-friendly tours we run throughout Mongolia, with a wide range of activities and destinations including horse riding, trekking, photography tours, and visiting with nomadic eagle hunters.

Sayat Travel reveals Mongolia’s striking landscapes, unique wildlife, hardy but friendly people, and rich, ancient ethnic cultures.

The Tsaatan reindeer herders have approximately 60 tribes left in Northern Mongolia

Visit some of the last Kazakh golden eagle hunters of Western Mongolia

We offer all-level horseback riding tours to unveil and explore Mongolia’s beautiful destinations.

Join the vibrant festivities of Nauryz, the New Year celebration of Kazakhs held in late March throughout Central Asia.

Cross-country hikes and fire-lit camping trips customizable for all regions of Mongolia

Drive, trek, and horseback through the gorgeous Altai Tavan Bogd National Park lake region

Best Price

We have developed strong relationships with local suppliers and local nomadic communities, enabling us to offer you competitive hotel rates and holiday tour packages at comparatively low prices. We guarantee the most competitive rates together with quality service.

Local Team

The quality of your guide can make the difference between a good trip and an outstanding one. Our guides possess a wealth of knowledge and are 100% local. They share real experiences of their own lives, local Mongolian cultures, history, and animals to provide guests with a deeper experience.

Small Group

We customize countryside journeys fit for small groups of 2-12, family holidays, photographers, and adventurers to less traveled destinations and nomadic communities. Whatever your needs, travelers seeking an off-the-beaten path will find Mongolia exciting and enriching with Sayat Travel.

Tailormade Trip

The joy of tailor-made travel is that your entire holiday is designed around your requirements based on your personal needs and budget, so you are not tied to any set itinerary or costs you do not wish to incur. This allows you to explore your own interests, your own plan and select your own style of accommodation.

COVID-19 Safe

Mongolia has had under 500 positive infections and only 21 local transmissions from Covid-19. The country took decisive action from January 2020 to close off all borders. We expect international travel to resume by H1 2021. 

With one of the least dense populations worldwide, Mongolia is well set up for social distancing outside of the cities.

For local immunization recommendations, please visit the CDC website.

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Meet Our Founder

The founder of ‘Sayat Travel’, Erlan Shakhabai, is from a typical Kazakh nomadic family and has been working as a guide for the last ten years. He graduated university as an economist and English-Russian language teacher before he stepped into the Mongolian tourism market.

Since that period he has led hundreds of tours, helping filmmakers and guiding horse riding, hiking, climbing, boating and nomadic cultural visits for epic guest experiences from all around the globe.

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We help you understand everything we see and do – from natural and historical processes and phenomena, the animal world, to the nomadic way of life including local people’s attitude to their environment and spirituality.