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Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours

Gutal Company Bldg. 6th Floor, Suite 608 | Khan Uul District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
+976 11 34 3074
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Ranked #2 of 9 activities in Ulaanbaatar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Horse riding expeditions and travel through Mongolia's cultural and wilderness landscapes. 30+ years of wilderness expedition guiding experience.... more » Owner description: Horse riding expeditions and travel through Mongolia's cultural and wilderness landscapes. 30+ years of wilderness expedition guiding experience. Small group size, high quality, eco-friendly 10 and 14 day horse riding adventures through two of Mongolia's premier parks. « less
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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I just finished the July 1-10 Gorki-Terelj trip. It was an amazing trip. From the start Keith was great about answering all of my questions. Upon arrival, Keith met with us in UB to go over trip details. Keith had also provided a packing list which was very helpful. Listen to his recommendations! The horses are great and Keith and... More

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Mansfield, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

From start to finish, the Stone Horse Team were very efficient and responsive. They answered all my questions promptly with care and hospitality. Everything went to plan from being met at the airport, to a lovely hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a surprise visit to a Mongolian Theatre on the first night. I found SH by accident on the internet. I... More

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

I did a 2 day ger stay after attending the Naadam fesivities in Ulaanbatar on the first day. Keith and his team were very helpful not only arranging the family stay but also the accommodation in the city. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming, and they went out of their way to make this trip a memorable one.

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

It was nice meeting you guys and helping with your stay here in Mongolia. Naadam is always a busy time in Mongolia. You'll have to come back some time and enjoy one of the horse trips we do. More

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

My partner and I aren't the most organised travellers, which was exacerbated by the limited travel info available on the internet for mongolia. I stumbled across stone horse and within 2 emails keith had organised our 5 day homestay in mongolia. Mind you, this was also 2 days prior to our arrival in ulanbataar. He organised us a great hometstay... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks guys. It was nice having out there and sitting in the sun that afternoon. That was a window of warmth. It's turned cold again and dropped 30cms of snow. Hope the rest of your travels are good and welcome back anytime. More

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

How do I even begin describing this magical experience? We booked a 3 day Train to Ger programme because Keith offered what we felt was a fair price. Many other companies were charging prohibitive amounts because we were traveling in a pair. Anyway, our stay with Yadmaa and Davasuren was pure bliss. I felt like we were stripped down to... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

It was really nice having you out there. Davasuren was quite happy to have help with the livestock. Your archery skills may need some improvement though. Something to work on. Next time you're passing through on the train, stop by. The cows are waiting. More

Oakland, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

In August I rode for 10 days with Stone Horse Tours across the steppes and rivers of Gorkii Terelj National Park and the taiga forest and mountains of Han Khentii Wilderness Area. I worked in Mongolia between 2002 and 2008, but didn’t had the chance to immerse myself in Mongolia’s glorious landscape without trucks and endless driving. I highly, highly... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks Susan for your comments. It is an extraordinary landscape and going deep into the wilderness "way way" off the usual trekking path, is what we really enjoying taking guests on. As an ecologist, it was great to have you on the trip and talk about the natural phenomena around us as we traveled. You can come back anytime. More

Auckland Region, New Zealand
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

What was intended to only be a brief stop over ended up being one of the highlights of our China - Russia trip. A truly once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience. After months of extensive research into the best places to stay and things to do in Mongolia, we struggled to find something that would cater to what we were... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and pointing out your more detailed writing on your travel posts. That, along with your great photo's was really interesting. We look forward to having you back to do a Gobi Crossing with us. More

Dallas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Earlier this year, after research and reading reviews, we chose to use Stone Horse as our tour operator for our September trip to Mongolia and we booked the 3 day "Train to Ger" stay. Unfortunately, the day we arrived, my wife came down with a sudden and very severe case of tonsillitis. Keith and Oggi were both extremely helpful having... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We know all too well what it's like to be traveling to a new or different country and become ill. It's not pleasant. We'll do whatever we can to help our guests find the proper medical help and make them as comfortable as possible. I'm glad we were able to get you out to see some... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

The only mode of travel to really enjoy Mongolia is by horse and Keith and Sabine of Stone Horse Expeditions are the perfect guides to steer you across the wild steppes. I spent more than a week trekking across the Gorki-Terelj National Park on my trusted speed Jerry, just one of a dozen or so carefully picked Geldings owned by... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. We try hard to make it "the way it should be done". We look for the best equipment, work with really good people here in our staff and spend a lot of time working with our horses to make sure we have the best possible for our trips. Really glad you could join us. It was... More

Athens GR
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying with Yadmaa and Davasuren for a couple of days, and we had a very nice time. Both of them are very hospitable, though language is an issue, making you feel very comfortable and safe. Davasuren is an excellent cook, and took very good care of us. The spot is awesome and the autumn colors... More

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Keith S, Owner at Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours, responded to this review

Thanks for alerting us to this experience. We take all comments about our business seriously and will look into what happened to ensure there is no repeat of this type of service. As the owner/operator, I am out with every long horse ride in the back country. We try very hard to offer the highest standard of service possible under... More

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