6 DAYS TRIP TO TASTE GOLDEN EPIC DESERT
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DAY 1. WELCOME TO MEET WITH OUR TEAM & TRAVEL TO TSAGAAN SUVARGA/WHITE CANYON/
Head to Tsagaan Suvarga, located in Ulziit village of Middle Gobi province. It is interesting to see the sheer slope, facing east, which looks like the ruins of the ancient city from a distance. Over thousands of years the wind has created this amazing structure. It is sheer slope and was an ancient seabed with sedimentary structure created by million years and the different colors of the ground represent different times.
Activities: hiking, enjoy a stunning view of red ocre fissures.
Overnight in local ger camp/BLD/
DAY 2. TO GOBI GURVAN SAIKHAN NATIONAL PARK /VULTURE’S VALLEY/
Drive to the majestic Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park and visit Vulture’s Valley or Yolyn am, a deep and narrow gorge with steep rock walls situated within The Gobi Three Beauties mount range in southern Mongolia. The valley is named after vulture, which is called Yol in Mongolian. The gorge is also called as ice canyon. The thickness of ice field reaches over 3 meters deep by the end of winter, and is several kilometers long. In past years the ice remained whole year round, but lately the ice field tends to disappear by August due to global warming.
Activities: hiking, explore ice field and wild animals, visit south gobi museum.
Stay overnight in tent/BLD/
DAY 3. TO KHONGOR SAND DUNE/SINGING DUNE/
Head to Khongor sand dune, the second largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia that stretches for an extraordinary 180km long, 3-20km wide and more than 300m high. Enjoy camel riding and in the evening climb up to the peak of the singing dune to enjoy sunset and an amazing panoramic view of the surrounding oasis.
Overnight in ger camp/BLD/
DAY 4. TO BAYAN ZAG/FLAMING CLIFFS/
Drive to "The Flaming Cliffs or Bayan Zag – saxaul forest lies around 90 km from the Gobi Three Beauties National Park. The place became famous with its first scientifically recognized dinosaur fossilized eggs in the world and different species of dinosaur skeletons were discovered by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer in 1923.
Activities: hiking through saxaul forest, enjoy sunset, explore ancient sea bed.
Overnight in tourist camp/BLD/
Day 5. TO HOLLY MOUNTAIN & VISIT NONE-TOURISTY NOMADS
Travel to Holly Mount, a worshipped granite mountain with altitude of 1689m high above sea level and it is ideal place for hiking. Upon our arrival at the destination we will visit a random nomads to explore a real nomadic lifestyle and experience deep knowledge about their livestock, daily routine. Nomadic family home stay or tent/BLD/
DAY. 6 DRIVE BACK TO ULAANBAATOR CITY AND TRANSFERRED TO ACCOMMODATION
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.