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Stone Horse Expeditions & Travel - Day Tours

Address: Gutal Company Bldg. 6th Floor, Suite 608 | Khan Uul District, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Phone Number: +976 11 34 3074
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Ranked #2 of 16 Activities in Ulaanbaatar
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Mongolia horse riding expeditions and travel undertakes unique horse trips through pristine...
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Owner description: Mongolia horse riding expeditions and travel undertakes unique horse trips through pristine cultural and wilderness landscapes. 30+ years of wilderness expedition and guiding experience. Small group size (6 guests maximum), high quality, eco-friendly 8,10 and 14 day horse trekking adventures through two of Mongolia's premier wilderness parks. "Train to Ger" 3 and 4 day herder family ger stay and multi-day Gobi Desert tours.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My wife and I in September last year did a 14 day horse trek through the Khenitti Mountains with Sabine and Keith and the crew. The organization, food, scenery was outstanding. The saddles that Sabine made where most likely the most comfortable saddle I have ridden in and it is a credit to Sabine's saddle making and she is also... More 

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

That was a really great trip with all you guys. The weather, we had it all, sunny and rainy days, hot and cold and a bit of a snow storm in the night. That day at the lake though was beautiful! Very impressed with your relaxed riding ability and experience. Hope to see you back again. It was a lot... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We had a 4-day stopover in Mongolia en route to Beijing, and decided to do a ger homestay, which seemed like an unmissable part of the Mongolian experience. It was an unforgettable experience, one of the highlights of our trip, and we couldn't recommend it more highly to anyone interested in experiencing real herder life in Mongolia. Everything went smoothly... More 

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

It was great few days out there in the cold and snow, and nice to spend a few moments with you two at the cabins and then on back in UB on New Years Eve at the Irish Pub. Have fun on the rest of your journey and come back anytime. Davasuren could use your help with making more buuz...and... More 

Richmond, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

My girlfriend and I took the Trans-Siberian Railway from Moscow to Beijing in May 2014, and spent 4 days in Mongolia along the way. We were looking for an authentic experience and staying in a ger seemed like the best way to do it. Research led us to Stone Horse Tours, and they offered exactly what we were looking for.... More 

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

It was nice to hear from you and have you at the cabin. The ger stay really is an authentic experience and Yadmaa and Davasuren enjoy having guests from around the world visit them. Hope the rest of your journey went well and perhaps we see you back here again some day. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

i went on a six day trip with a few of my friends. three of us had absolutely no horse-riding experience to speak of, but Keith, Sabine and the horses were wonderful. Keith and Sabine in particular immediately made us feel as if we were in good hands, giving us advice on how to ride, how to control the horses,... More 

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

It was good to have you and the others on this trip. We were impressed with your riding abilities and quickly learning about how we travel with horses and camp. You guys can come back anytime. More 

Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Three friends and I went on the last trip of October 2014 to Gorkhi Terelj National Park. I was the only rider of the group, but the horses were so patient and gentle, and Keith and Sabine so instructive and encouraging, my friends were cantering along the plains by Day 3. The food, courtesy of Sabine and Gana, was always... More 

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

I guess we'll see you back here again next year (my dream, not nightmare). All of the group was good to have and fun to be around. The "novices" did very well and impressive with their ability to learn fast and feel the horse as they rode. Keep riding. We'll see you again. More 

sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I was part of the Sept 10 day ride and I loved every minute, the horses were lovely and very responsive, the countryside was wild and beautiful, the saddles comfortable and the food that was produced out of a tiny tent was indeed amazing (including freshly ground coffee every morning and wine at night). Everything was well organized but at... More 

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

Trish, it was great having you along and sharing with you what we do. As an experienced rider, you took to the horses and style of riding easily. You'd enjoy our longer and more demanding trip deeper into the Khentii Mountains. Come back anytime. More 

Midwest
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I went on the 10 day ride in late September. I can not say enough about the quality of the horses, the equipment (both riding and camping), and the guides. Everything was well planned and provided for. The weather was cold, but the stove in the main tent helped considerably. The food was amazing, I still don't know how they... More 

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

Thanks Karen. As you saw, our pack horses take their job seriously when carrying all the gear and food we need for our trips. The wood stove and warm dining tent (a spike tent) do make it cozy when traveling, especially when waiting out a snow storm. It was great to have you along and share what we do with... More 

Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My friend and I took the Trans-siberian rail this May. This was indeed a once in a lifetime trip for me, especially. Although our itinerary was packed, my friend kindly accommodated my request to stay in a Ger camp in Mongolia. And so here we are. Davaa picked us from the airport. On our way to the camp, he answered... More 

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

It was nice having you out there and enjoying a cup of tea and good conversation. Yadmaa and Davasuren provide the "real" herder experience and are always happy to share their home with visitors. We'll pass your comments on to them, which I'm sure they'll be happy to hear. Thanks for stopping by. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My husband and I took the Transiberian Railway as honeymoon trip this May. We stoped in Mongolia for only 4 days and contacted Keith for a 3 night ger stay and 1 night in Ulan Bator. Everything worked as planned: we were picked up at the train station by Davaa (who spoke very good English) and were driven (along with... More 

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

Thanks for your excellent review, we'll pass that on to Yadmaa and Davasuren. You're right, it is an authentic herder family experience for anyone who wants to see the "real" Mongolia and not a commercial camp. It was a pleasure to arrange for you and we're pleased you liked it. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

From the off, Stone Horse hospitality, efficiency and actual expeditions are head and shoulders above anything similar in Mongolia. The staff know what they are doing and are interesting and good fun. They have horses for all riding experience levels; all have a sense of humour. The equipment (including the amazingly comfortable and beautiful handmade saddles) are second to none... More 

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

Sarah, that was a good trip. We never get tired of the scenery and are always amazed by it's beauty. It's nice to share it with people who appreciate nature in its finest and great to have you along for the ride. More 

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