Bayan Gobi exploration tour (2D/1N)

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bayan Gobi - 80 km long sand dunes
  • Stay in traditional Mongolian yurt under starry sky
  • Visit and interact with real nomads
  • Ride two-humped Bactrian camels on the sand dunes
  • Visit to Khustai NP & Przewalski horses (Takhi)

 

No trip to Mongolia is complete without seeing the Gobi desert! On this tour, you will visit the unique nature formation Bayan Gobi sand dunes, an 80 km long sand dunes located within a rolling green steppe in Central Mongolia, and Hustai National Park to see the only remaining wild horses in the world- the Takhi aka Przewalski horse, in their natural habitat.

 

ITINERARY

DAY 1. Ulaanbaatar – Bayan Gobi (L+D)

Meet your tour guide & driver at 9.00 am at the hotel lobby drive to Bayan gobi (aka Elsen Tasarkhai) and Khugnu Khan nature reserve where the gorgeous rocky mountain and a mini version of sand dunes are. Upon arrival, we will visit a camel breeder family which is a great way to learn more about nomadic lifestyle and people of Mongolia. Enjoy 1-hour camel riding by the sand dune areas. Subsequently, we visit the Erdene Khamba Buddhist surviving temple from the Great Repression in the 1930s in Hogno Khaan Nature Reserve Park. Overnight at the nomadic family. 

 

DAY 2. Bayan Gobi – Ulaanbaatar  via Hustai NP (B+L)

After breakfast, we will drive to Hustai National Park which is one of the most popular national parks of Mongolia through the rolling steppes. Upon arrival, we head into the national park to spot the wild horse known as Takhi, birds and other wildlife. Then we will drive to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. Tour ends.

 

TOUR PRICE

Tour price:  660 USD for solo traveler

Tour price:  390 USD per person for private tour of 2-3 pax

Tour price:  260 USD per person for private tour of 4+ pax

 

INCLUSIONS

  • Full-time services of your English speaking local guide throughout the tour
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees according to the itinerary 
  • Transfers (4WD Minivan/saloon car + Experienced driver) 
  • Share ger at Nomadic Family 
  • Meals as listed (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner) 
  • 1-hour camel riding fee at Bayan Gobi
  • 0.5 l x 3 bottled water per day

 

EXCLUSIONS

  • International Airfare/train tickets + Tax 
  • Travel insurance & Visa fees
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, camera or video fees at any sites etc. 
  • Tips for your guide and driver (discretionary).
  • Optional activities (camel/horse riding and any other activities)
Number of days: 2
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
What to bring: Comfortable attire, sunglasses, hat, water bottle, warm jacket, hiking shoes
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.