ABOUT US & OUR TEAM
Western Mongolia Tour is owned by local tour guide B. Baldyrgan who is from the western Mongolian Bayan-Olgii province. It is a full-service local travel agency that serves every type of condition and accommodation in western Mongolia. With this travel agency, you are able to arrange tours in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park such as trekking, hiking, etc. Our company provides accurate tour information, camping equipment, driver and van, translator guide, chef, lodging, manage horses and any other service necessary for safe and enjoyable tours in western Mongolia or in Bayan-Olgii province.
CEO & Managing DIRECTOR OF THE AGENCY:
Baldyrgan started guiding in 2009. He enjoys meeting people from all over the world and informing fast with the best information about tours in Mongolia. Baldyrgan prides himself for never disappointing travelers under his care and always ready to help with a big bright smile. He is always available, attentive and responsive to all requests to create unique or unforgettable travel experiences for you. As a nomadic man, he has a deep knowledge of local culture and history. He helped with interpretation for filming crew from NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC when they were making one of the TV show episodes “SURVIVE the TRIBE (Eagle Assassins)”. In 2013 he was an interpreter and tour manager for another filming crew from Australian Chanel 7 who were making TV show “BOY TO MAN” for DISCOVERY CHANNEL. Baldu was the main organizer for another big filming crew who did filming about western Mongolian first 13 Years old girl Aisholpan (Ashol Pan) in 2014-2015 (THE EAGLE HUNTRESS). He did work as a tour guide for updaters of LONELY PLANET’s last edition as well. Now he knows every single place in western Mongolia like the back of his hand that gives him the opportunity to plan best itineraries in western Mongolia.
Our driver Nurbek was born and raised in amazing Western Mongolian national park “Altai Tavan Bogd, Sigali area”. He is fascinated by the beauties and varieties of the country Mongolia. He joined our team in 2011, but he has more than 10 years of professional experience in the Mongolian tourism. Many times yearly he has been awarded as a best driver of the year in the country!
Mr. Janybek has a best knowledge of the area and professionalism of driving skills. He can be proud that he has been providing with safe driving for 10 years of western Mongolian tourism destinations. He is a good mechanic that now who is looking after all our vans and lets us know if it is good for the tour.
Gabiden is our expert and youngest driver. His father works with Russian Safari tour club. When his father was going on tour he was always helping to his father as a second driver. Time passes so quickly and it is been 6 years how he was driving for longest safari tours of Mongolia and learnt every single tricks of Mongolian off road driving!
Janka is an expert cook who has been working as a cook for 10 years in field of tourism! During this 10 years we have been learnt how to make our customers happy through their stomachs! Janka can cook local meals, or any other different meals that you will be very happy with! We support vegetarians with our special services! And our cook can make vegetarian meals as well.
Aslanbyek who was living and raised in Mongolian countryside. He is local expert guide trained and certified by the Tourism of western Mongolia. He traveled extensively around the country and he has trekked in all the best places of Altai Tavan Bogd. All our visitors can greatly benefit from his experience. Some of his expertise includes local culture and history of ancient Turkic age. His vast experience helps company to infuse any extraordinary local cultures into the itinerary.
Our travel agency has been working with many eagle hunters and know how to make you happy by doing different activities with eagle such as eagle landing on your arm feeding eagle by yourself and much more…! Eagle hunter who is also horse expert who trains good and calm horses while you will do hunting with him on the Altai mountains.
We have special families in the countryside who are waiting for you to show their grade hospitality and teach you how to make embroideries, milk products and much more interesting activities. So, you can just be with the families and see their busy life or make yourself busy with photographing!
There are several families in the countryside that working with our travel agency. They support us with super calm and very well trained fast horses in western Mongolia! They know the animals very well, so you can always rely on these guys during your horse riding tours!