Although a lot of people think of a desert as a lot of sand, the Mongolian Gobi Desert has a lot of vegetation, along with vast steppes, and it’s home to a lot of camel herders. Because of its large size and its sparse inhabitation, it offers a lot of tranquility and evokes mysteries to the people who visit it. During our trip, we will show you the best components of this immense legendary desert. You will love this trip and we will provide a round trip ticket to and from the Gobi Desert so that you can enjoy your trip even more.
Price based on pax
6Pax & more 420$
Why choose this tour
Visit the desert that has quite a lot of vegetation despite being termed as a desert.
Enjoy the peace and tranquility offered by this sparsely populated desert land.
Tsagaan Suvarga, "White Stupa" which is an exciting rocky formed sheer slope created naturally by wind in over thousands of years.
Enjoy some time on the fabulous and awe-inspiring Khongor Sand Dunes, which have a colorful and mysterious character.
Hike across the exciting Vulture Gorge, which is also called the Eagle Gorge due to the presence of these huge birds.
Next visit Bayanzag, which was once the home of various dinosaur species.
Finally visit Baga zagriin Chuluu, which was narrow canyon with asp, birch, white whicker and elm tree, as well the ruin of a stone temple.
Day 1. Tsagaan Suvarga /White Stupa/
After meeting in Ulaanbaatar, we will drive to Tsagaan Suvarga /White Stupa/. In the afternoon, we will reach the Tsagaan Suvarga and explore to see white stupa and go hiking around. Tsagaan Suvarga, an amazing series of cliffs, white and pink limestone rock formations taking the appearance of stalagmites up to 30 meters high. It is an excellent site for taking photographs of the beautiful panoramic views. Overnight in Ger camp. (L+D)
Day 2. Eagle Valley
After breakfast, take a trip to Yol Am - a wonderfully picturesque place with ice even in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. These areas are situated in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park that encompasses the "Three Beauties" peaks. Overnight in Ger camp. (B+L+D)
Day 3. Khongor sand dunes
After breakfast, take a trip to Khongor sand dunes. The sand dunes change color with each hour of the day, from yellow to silver to rose-colored at (dawn/ sundown). On the way see to Dungene valley - a wonderfully picturesque place and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. You will be riding on camel to explore the Khongor sand dunes. The two-humped Bactrian camels are very comfortable to ride as they walk slowly and gently, and you will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably in between them. Our camel guide will lead you safely through the sand dunes. Plus, you will have an opportunity to visit a camel herdsman family to experience their lifestyle, culture and traditions. Overnight in Nomadic Ger camp. (B+L+D)
Day 4. Bayanzag Flaming
Today we will drive to Bayanzag, (known as a Flaming Cliffs where the first nest of dinosaur eggs found in 1922) a site famous for the remains of dinosaurs which lived here 60 million years ago. You can walk around where dinosaurs once roamed and see saksaul trees and other classic desert vegetation. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Day 5. Baga Gazariin Chuluu Ruins
Today we will drive to Baga Gazriin Chuluu Ruins. A picturesque Mountain Baga Gazriin Chuluu is one of the most attractive areas of the Gobi Desert. The ruins of a small monastery are on the south-east part of the mountain. The area has got many species of wild animals and birds, such as ibex, argali, vultures, hawks, and eagles. At the ruins, there are some mineral water springs and trees atop the many beautiful rocky hills. Overnight in Ger camp. (B+ L+D)
Day 6. Terelj National park
After breakfast at the tourist camp, Drive to Terelj National park (70km). You'll explore the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones; some of them look quite similar to turtles. Free horseback trial. Overnight in a tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Day 7. Chinggis Khaan statue and come back to Ulaanbaatar city
After breakfast, drive to Giant Chinggis Khaan statue. The statues in total is 40m high and see as far-sighted Chinggis Khaan holds a golden whip in his right hand. After lunch, drive back to Ulaanbaatar and finish the trip. (B+L)
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.
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.