Sand dune Yol valley
Cliff Small rock foundation
visiting nomadic family Khongor sand dune
camel riding Flaming cliffs
hiking White stupa
The Yol Valley
In the morning, we will drive to the Dalanzadgad city which is a capital of the southern Mongolia. After passing city, we will drive to the Yol valley which is a chance to hiking in narrow cliffs with a h of 2500 meters (8202,10 feet), The water forms four small rapids. Although, the sun shines a lot in this region, the canyon remains dark so that in the bottom, a part of the river remains nearly all year along covered by a thick layer of ice. Overstay in the ger camp.
Note* This itinerary starts from the far point of attraction of the Gobi. Please keep in your mind this day will be mostly car driving.
The Khongor Sand dunes
After the Yol valley, we will drive to the Khongor Sand Dune lies from northwest to southeast. The dunes are 27 km at its widest covering 965 square km in total reaching 200 meters (650 feet) in h and long is 180 km. While the southern part of the dunes are a rocky and mountainous, the central part is barren with no plants and northern part has several oasis. When you climb to the top of dunes, the contrast will be amazing. After that we will ride Overstay in the ger camp.
The Bayanzag /Flamming cliffs/ and Ongi monastery
Today we will see a wild animals on a way to the Flamming cliffs. The cliffs glow with a fiery red light that seems to mimic the radiance of the setting sun. These are best seen from below or across the escarpment. But no matter where you stand or what time you visit, you can still witness the breathtaking magnitude and raw beauty of the place come to life. Spend a night in a ger.
The Small rock foundation
On this day, we head to the Rocky areas which is a granite rock formation in the middle of the dusty plains. In the 19th century, two revered monks lived here in ger remnants of their rock drawings can be found in the area. The mountain also contains a cave with an underground lake. The mineral water springs and trees in the region. Overstay in the ger camp.
Back to the Ulaanbaatar city.
On a last day of our trip, we will head to the Ulaanbaatar city.
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