The highlights of the Gobi desert. Hiking in a gorge, cliffs, camel trek in sand dunes, visiting nomad family, horse riding in meadow hills.
Overview: We will drive over 6 days different landscapes, total 1730 km . Camel, Gazelle, birds and wild nature itself entertain you on the way. Let’s see how the legend of the Gobi desert “Mongolian nomads” live there and you can find Olgoi Khorhoi or the dinosaur’s bone. You can see more about the tour with me from the video:
Day 1 Tsagaan suvraga
Morning driver and guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive to Tsagaansuvraga. It is going to be 6 to 7 hours drive. Afternoon in a local restaurant of Mandal Gobi we will have lunch. On the way, you will see the folk of eagles, camels the scene of Gobi. Hiking through Tsagaan suvraga, enjoy nature. Then we will go camping.
Road length: 470km
Day 2 Bayanzag - Flaming Cliffs
Next amazing spot is Flaming cliffs, we will get there around lunchtime. Hiking through saxual forest. And see how Bayanzag cliff changes color in a sunset. You will feel emptiness and silence in the flat desert steppe. If you deserve getting up early in the morning at 5:30, you can see the sun rising from the steppe.
Road length 240 km
Day 3 Hongor sand dunes and ride a camel
After breakfast, we will drive to Hongor sand dunes. The way to Hongor is a gorgeous nature scene barren black mountains, lush steppe, ground covered with wind-eroded black pebbles. Over 4 hours drive we will get to camp and after lunch, we will visit camel herder nomad family and have a camel trek through the bottom of the sand dunes. Afternoon or evening, when the bright sun gets down, we will climb to a sand dune. Enjoy the scene of Three beauties mountain stretches simultaneously 180 km long sand dunes. You will see also river and nomad families in the back side of sand dunes. You can also hike to the river and stream.
Road length: 150km
Day 4 Vulture Gorge - Yoliin am
Morning hours it is going to be long drive. 5 to 6 hours drive along with sand dune and Three beauty mountain range. Have lunch in a restaurant in the small village Bayandalai. When we arrive in Vulture Gorge we will visit the Gobi - natural museum and hiking through meadow valley and gorge. You can ride a horse through meadow mountains. Search the ibex on the high rocks. The pikas—species of mouse is locals here. They will make your hike full of fun. Relax in Ger camp.
Road length 170 km
Day 5 Baga gazriin chuluu - stony plain
The morning we will drive to the Middle Gobi province to see rocky mountains. After nearly 6 hours drive we will get in Baga gazriin chuluu. Here we will see a tiny rocky valley with a ruined temple. Visiting a cave and hiking through the stony plain. Lunch in a local restaurant. One of the Gobi’s miracle—30 km square stony plain.
Road length: 420km
Day 6 Ulaanbaatar 280 km
After breakfast, we will drive to Ulaanbaatar lunch in a local restaurant on the way. Transfer to your hotel.
Price per person $
Budget price tour:
The accommodation is nomad family’s Ger guest house and traditional ger homestay. And specialized guide will cook breakfast, dinner and have lunch in a local restaurant. Some guest house does not have a hot shower. From 5 nights 2 nights of homestay can be without a hot shower.
Tourist camp tour:
During the tour, we will stay in a tourist camp which has breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And every camp has a hot shower, flush toilet, and comfortable bed.