Mongolia Tour Orkhon valley and Gobi Desert - 7 days

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.

Number of days: 7
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
Not included: International airfare, personal items and travel insurance
What to bring: Personal items
Transport: Minivan
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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Cancellation Policy

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.