8 Day Gobi Desert, Camel Caravan & Yol Vulture Valley Tour

8DAYS NIGHT SKY-STARGAZING IN THE GOBI DESERT, CAMEL RIDING, GOBI ADVENTURE & EXPLORE YOL VULTURE VALLEY

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~Start from 01/Oct Finish 08/OCT~

Recommended Days: 8days/7nights

Recommended Activities: Discover Gobi Desert by Camel Trekking/Experience a Camel Herder Nomads Traditions & Culture/Sightseeing/Hiking/Climb the largest Sand Dunes/Explore Yol Vulture/ Enjoy the Gobi Sunset & Starry Night

Transport Type: by Russian Van (4WD)

Total Driving km: 1900kms

Tour Date: Depart 01/OCT - 08/OCT*

The Trip: Joining at Ulaanbaatar city*

Tour Code: Gobi Desert Adventure*

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

Day 1. Welcome to Meet Our Team / Travel to Horizontal Rocky Hills, in Middle Gobi

Today, we start our first-day trip driving to the Granit Rocky Hills. This 1750m high basalt and granite rock formation is beautifully located in the middle of a vast steppe. This rock mountain contains the ruins of a Buddhist meditation temple that dates back to the 17th century. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger.

Day 2. Explore White Cliffs

After morning breakfast, we will travel to White Cliffs, which we will be entering into the South Gobi, one of the wonderful steppes with ancient, magnificent bright colorful cliffs. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger

Day 3. Travel to Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park / Hiking in the Yol Vulture Valley

After an early morning breakfast, we start driving to the majestic Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park, Yol Vulture Valley where we will enjoy the incredible scenery one of the most beautiful regions in the Gobi area. Afternoon, we will explore and hike in the eastern valley of the National Park about 3.6kms. The valley is an unusual narrow canyon with a stream that flows through the Eastern Beauty Mountains. In the winter, the stream freezes several km into the gorge. Some areas of the valley are continually sheltered from the hot sun. The large ice field that gradually melts away during the summer months. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger.

Day 4. Discover Khongor Sand Dunes

Today, we will drive deep into the Gobi Desert to the Khongor Sand Dunes-known as the Singing Sand dunes and we will spend most of the day in Khongor Sand Dunes. We will see the marvelous Sand dunes, some of the largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia that stretches for an extraordinary 180km long, 3-20km wide and more than 300m high.
Enjoy the Mongolian starry night sky. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger.

Day 5. Start Camel Riding / Climb & Enjoy the largest Sand Dunes / Watch the Gobi Sunset on the Dunes

After relaxing morning breakfast, we will start our camel riding and will take us through amazing desert scenery with a stony and sandy landscape. Riding camels is relatively easy with their gentle gait and slow steady pace. In the evening climbing and walk up to the top of the dunes during the sunset giving you an amazing panoramic view of the surrounding desert. Overnight will stay at the same nomadic family for another night in Ger.

Day 6. Explore Flaming Red Cliffs

After morning breakfast, we will set off again by 4WD and drive to the Flaming Red Cliffs at Bayanzag. This area is famous as the American explorer and naturalist, Roy Chapman Andrews, led series of dinosaur expeditions here in the 1920s. The dinosaur skeletons discovered during his expeditions are now kept in the Natural History Museum of America. Enjoy the sunrise and sunset on the wide steppe. Overnight will stay at a tourist Ger camp.

Day 7. The road to Secret Mountain

The trip goes toward to the great mountain, which is located in the central part of Mongolia. Arriving there we will walk and explore the area. This place is very unique as it was formed by a unique combination of granite eruptions. It is surrounded by high mountain ranges with green grassland. Enjoy a starry night. Overnight will stay with a nomadic family in Ger.

Day 8. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar

After morning breakfast, we will continue on travel by our car back to Ulaanbaatar, on the way we will enjoy our lunch, after that continue our journey, transfer to your accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, ending our memorable journey.

~WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING YOU ON GOBI DESERT TRIP!

THIS TOUR WILL LEAVE FOR MINIMUM 3-4PAYING MEMBERS

$660 (per person)

THIS TOUR PRICE GUARANTEED FOR 8 DAYS

The tour price includes the following services
• Accommodation during the trip
• 6 Nights Nomadic Family (shared in traditional Ger)
• 1 Night Tourist Camp (shared in traditional Ger)
• Nights Wild Camping (shared in Tent)
• Driver + 4WD Vehicle + All Petrol
• English speaking Tour Guide
• Our own cooking meals for daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
• Mongolian Barbeque Steamed & Grilled with Super Hot Stones
• Catering for Vegetarian Food (on your request)
• Water during the safari
• All entrance fees & Sightseeing as listed in itinerary
• National Park fees
• Private Camel Riding with Local Guide
• Camping equipment

The tour price exclusive the following services
• International Airfare & Train tickets
• Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar city
• Personal expenses
• Optional activities & additional costs
• Soft drink & Sweet bars (available to purchase)
• Toiletry (toilet paper, wet tissue)
• Travel & Medical Insurance
• Vaccination charges

Number of days: 8
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
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