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Tunga Guest House

Tunga Guest House

DSCN7044BUSINESS TYPE: Guesthouse / Ger Camp / Driver / Guide

LOCATION: Tariat

OPEN: Year-round

BIO: Established in 1999, the owner (Amara) and his wife (Tunga) have managed this business for over 10 years.  They have 4-5 gers available on a unique peninsula on the south side of White Lake, and most recently just opened the brand-new Guest House (for the 2011 season) in the Tariat soum center.  

They are happy to organize horse riding tours, jeep tours, fishing trips, and even visits to nearby nomadic families.  Many of the workers live in the country-side most of the year, so they have contacts with families in the area.  If you ask, they may even join you on a hike in the nearby hills/mountains.  The horses are humble enough and they have 3-4 reliable guides.  There are many different horse riding trip length options to fit any budget.

Tunga is a local English teacher, so communicating your needs/desires is not difficult at all.  

Amara has been to most of the aimags in Mongolia, and has experience driving on all terrain.  This experience is invaluable when organizing tours.  His car is reliable and in good condition.  They have a Russian style jeep, a minibus, and a traveling car available for transport.

Travelers who have visited Tunga Guest House have really enjoyed the activities offered, and typically leave feeling they experienced the "real" Mongolia.  They were even featured in the Lonely Planet Handbook (editions 2 & 3) as one of the places to visit when coming to Tariat and White Lake.

PEAK SEASON # OF STAFF: 6

FOREIGN LANGUAGES SPOKEN: English, Russian

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Activities/Services Offered:
check-mark_1Horse riding
check-mark_1Showers check-mark_1Company Driver / Guide
074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingCamel riding 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingIndoor bathroom, sink check-mark_1Meals included in price
074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingYak riding check-mark_1Electricity (limited) 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingBar
check-mark_1Fishing w/ guide 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingElectricity (24 hour) 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingMassage / Spa
check-mark_1Hiking check-mark_1Internet 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingKaraoke
check-mark_1Nearby Lake / River check-mark_1Phone / Cell Service check-mark_1Herder Family visits
074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingSwimming Pool check-mark_1Heating / Air-conditioning check-mark_1Souvenir Shop
check-mark_1Nearby Historical Sites 074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingNearby Food store check-mark_1Laundry Service
074373-simple-red-glossy-icon-alphanumeric-crossingNearby Protected Areas

Other Activities Offered:
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We are happy to organize transportation between Tariat and the capital city Ulaanbaatar, or Tsetserleg (the aimag center of Arkhangai), or even from nearby Moron in Hovsgul aimag.  And if you'd prefer to travel using local transport, they can make that happen as well.


Contact Information
Contact Person: Amara - owner; Tunga - manager
Phone number: 976-99836144, 976-99285710
Email Address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.tungaguesthouse.com