GOBI HIGHLIGHTS SHORT TOUR (4 days / 3 nights)

 

GOBI HIGHLIGHTS SHORT TOUR

Tour duration: 4 days / 3 nights

Sightseeings: Flamming Cliffs-Khongor sand dune- Eagle valley and Dungenee valley

Detailed itinerary 

Day 1 : Bayanzag

We will pick you up from Dalanzadgad airport. After that drive to the rock formation Bayanzag, also known as Flamming Cliffs to the world. This ancient red rock formation was formed 60-70 million years ago, and became famous as the Flaming Cliffs, when they were named thusly by Roy Andrew Chapman, an American explorer who visited Mongolia in 1920s. The striking red Bayanzag cliffs hold dinosaur fossils, eggs and bones all over the place and are neighbored by bushy Saxual tree forests. We will trek around the surrounding area and overnight in a Tourist ger camp. (L+D)

Day 2 : Khongor sand dune

We will drive to the Khongor sand dunes. In the afternoon you will see the marvelous Khongor sand dunes start looming in the distance. The dunes stretch for an extraordinary 180 kms and are as wide as 7-20km. The dunes lie on the northern part of a beautifully formed mountain range: Servei and Zuulun. The sound of masses of wind-blown sand can be heard from far away. This sound is so melodic that the 200m high sand dunes are also called the “Singing Dunes”. At the dunes there is an oasis called Khongor river with stunning greenery in the summer. You will have an opportunity to ride two humped Bacterian camel. Overnight in a Tourist ger camp . (B+L+D)

Day 3: Eagle valley and Dungenee valley

Early morning,After breakfast we will drive to the majestic Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park where we will enjoy the incredible environment of the “Yol Valley” and Dungenee Valley. The valley is the unusual narrow canyon of a river that flows through the Zuun Saikhan Mountain. The sheer rock walls stand 200m and the canyon has stunning green meadows with a thick glacier layer that is deeply set between the walls. During the summer rainfall water runs from the top of the walls forming waterfalls. We will trek along the canyon and may have an opportunity to glimpse rarely found wild sheep Argali, mountain goat Ibex and Yol Lammergeier. Overnight in a nomadic family. (B+L+D)

Day 4: Dalanzadgad airport

Early morning after breakfast, We will drive to Dalanzadgad airport for drop off. (B)



INCLUSIONS:

  • Tourist ger camp and nomadic ger : Shared accommodation in tourist ger. Ger (traditional dwelling) has 2 to 4 beds
  • Private transfers on each day: Air conditioned and comfortable van.
  • Highly skilled driver.
  • English speaking guiding 
  • Meals : All meals as listed in the itinerary and bottled water: 3 x 0.5 bottle per day
  • Entrance fees : To all scenic spots as listed in the itinerary, museums, strictly protected areas, parks, road fees

    EXCLUSIONS:
  • International airfare or train tickets
  • Domestic airplane ticket
  • Mongolia entry visa fee
  • Personal expenses : Such as laundry, beverages, alcoholic drinks, telephone calls, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary.
  • Travel insurance 
  • Single ger supplement : Single supplement is available at $25 per night at ger camps.  

 

Prices:

       1 per pax 790$              4 per pax 390$

       2 per pax 440$              5 per pax 300$

 

Possible to customize and choose your own travel date!

 

Number of days: 4
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
Transport: Minivan
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.