Tour highlights: Ulaanbaatar, ancient capital Kharkhorin, Ongi monastery, Bayanzag/Flaming cliffs, Khongoryn Els sand dunes, Yoliin am (vulture valley), Three beauties of Gobi
Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and city touring with Gandan monastery and Mongolian national museum. Apartment hotel.
Day 2. Drive to ancient capital Kharkhorin, was established in 1220 and existed for 140 years and the capital of Mongol Empire for 32 years. The first Buddhist monastery Erdene zuu -was built in 1586 by remains of Kharakhorum city. Erdenezuu monastery was surrounded by a fortress wall which has 108 stupas. We will visit to temple complex at the monastery and historical museum of ancient capital. Ger camp.
Day 3. Drive to Ongi monastery, ruins of big monastery of Bari Yonzon Khamba on the banks of the Ongi River. East part of this monastery has many building on the south slope of the Rocky Mountain like Balsa country and some stupas haven’t` broken. This monastery has about thousands lamas. Also there are some tourist camps. Ger camp.
Day 4. Continue driving to Bayanzag. Here you will see Gobi’s saxsaul forest and red flaming cliffs. Bottom of Ancient Sea which excited 60-70 million years ago where a lot of Palentological findings have been discovered. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. During the 2 years he searched through the Mongolian Gobi desert and unearthed over dinosaur skeletons of different species.Ger camp.
Day 5. Travel to Khongor sand dune which is well known name by “Singing dune” and stretches for 180km and more than 300m high. Hiking up to the golden sand dune. The area makes Oasis with rocky mountain, golden sand dune and green steppe. Ger camp.
Day 6. Drive to Yoliin am gorge which is located in the mountain named Gobi gurvan saikhan (3 beauties of the Gobi). Gorge is 2800m high from above sea level and named by Yol (Lammergeier) bird. Hiking through the beautiful valley. Ger camp.
Day 7. Travel to Baga Gazriin Chuluu which is located in Middle gobi province. The area is a picturesque rocky mountain in the Granite Zone of Mongolia. Ger camp.
Day 8. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping and traditioanal cultural performance show. Dinner at Mongolian barbeque restaurant. Apartment hotel.