Gobi desert and Eight Lakes combined tour 15 days

South Gobi, Karakorum, Orkhon Water Fall and Horse trekking in 8 Lakes of Khuis Private Tour for 15 days

Rating: Moderate – Overland 4WD tour, 5 hours or less horseback and two-humped camel riding and hiking

Available: July-September

Vehicle: 4WD Van and horses

Accommodation: Tourist ger camp and Nomadic family’s ger stay (ger/yurt)

Day 1: Arrival Day
Day 2: Tsagaan Suvarga /White Stupa/
Day 3: Yol Canyon
Day 4: Khongor Sand Dunes
Day 5: Khavtsgait petroglyphs-Meditation Monastery-Nomadic family
Day 6: Bayanzag Flaming cliffs-Ongi Monastery
Day 7: Eight Lakes Eco Camp
Day 8: Horse trekking to Shireet Lake
Day 9: Horse trekking to Khuis Lake
Day 10: Horse trekking to Buurug Valley
Day 11: Horse trekking to Orkhon Waterfall
Day 12: Kharkhorin-Erdene Zuu Monastery
Day 13: Khustai National Park
Day 14: Ulaanbaatar-Traditional Concert
Day 15: Departure

Expedition Summary

Horse trekking in among the volcanic eight lakes called Khuisiin Naiman Lakes. Visit the hospitable Mongolian nomadic community. Experience the magic of the Mongolian Gobi and its unique adventure in an amazing ancient land. Our journey consists of visiting Yol Canyon, drive to the South Gobi province in the Gobi Desert, ride a two-humped camel, visit the meditation temple and lessen the story of ancient munch. Witness the Silk Road’s remain trail, towering sand dunes of Khongor Sand Dunes, visit the Flaming Cliffs where the first nest of dinosaur eggs was found and go hiking around the area, an ancient volcanic outcropping. Relax and meditate yourself in Meditation Monastery. Don’t miss this exploration through the vast land of the endless blue sky.

The Trip Highlights
New Milestone Tours takes you to places you’ve never been and gives you access to people and places you might not encounter on your own. This trip includes special activities and places planned exclusively for the group based on their interest and needs. Meeting the nomads and visiting the monasteries and ritual sites the group will enjoy the magnificence of nature and culture in harmony, making this a trip that will have added value and interest to our travelers. The itinerary includes:

● Take a picture with Przewalski wild horse /Takhi/ in the wilderness.

● Horse trekking in among the volcanic Eight Lakes for 4 days.

● Hike or horseback ride along the Yoliin Am (Vulture Canyon)

● A camel trek through the Gobi Desert at sunset to the towering sand dunes of Khongor Sand Dunes.

● Visit the legendary “Flaming Cliffs” where, in 1922, Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews and his exploration team from the American Museum of Natural History found the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen.

● Ancient dead sea bottom Tsagaan Suvarga /White stupa/

● Meet local nomads and stay in traditional yurts, Ger camps.
● And many more . . .

Number of days: 15
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: Insurance, Hotel in UB
What to bring: Warm layers, hiking boots, hat, sun glasses, water bottle
Transport: SUV 4x4
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.