5 Days Gobi Desert tour

 

Extend your adventure in Mongolia

5DAYS NIGHT SKY-STARGAZING IN THE GOBI DESERT ADVENTURE+AIR

Recommended Days: 5days/4nights
Recommended Activities: Discover Gobi Desert by Camels/Sleep in Traditional Ger & Spend time with Nomadic Family/Experience a Camel Herder Nomads Traditions & Culture/Sightseeing/Hiking/Climbing the largest Sand Dunes & Enjoy the Gobi Sunset on the Dunes/ Nature Wonders/Explore Yol Vulture Valley of the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan Mountain Range
Transport Type: by Russian Van (4WD) + Fly (one way)
Total Driving km: 1800kms
Tour Date: Depart daily from May~October*
Trip Code: G

Short Tours is an amazing option if you are in a bit of a time. Having limited time available doesn’t necessarily mean that you will have to miss out an amazing Gobi Desert destination, tours, and adventures. If you are on a tight schedule but you want to make the most of your time in Mongolia, our tour offer is the activities for you!

DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

27/May.2018: Day 1. Welcome to Meet Our Team / Travel to Horizontal Rocky Hills, in Middle Gobi
Upon your arrival at the train station or airport, guests are welcomed by our tour guide & local driver, then we will start a full 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.

28/May.2018: Day 2. Explore Flaming Red Cliffs / Bayanzag
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 as 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 local tourist camp in Ger.

29/May.2018: Day 3. Discover Khongor Sand Dunes
Today, we will drive deep into the Gobi Desert to the Khongor Sand Dunes-known as the Singing 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.
Camel Riding / Climb & Enjoy the Sunset on the largest Sand Dunes in the Gobi
Arriving at the Sand Dunes, you will have camel riding to the Sand Dunes. The camel ride will take you along the 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 with a local family in Ger. Enjoy the Mongolian starry night sky.

30/May.2018: Day 4. Road 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 hiking inside the eastern valley of the National Park about 3kms one way. 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 local family in Ger.

31/May.2018: Day 5. Drive back to Dalanzadgad / Fly back to Ulaanbaatar city
Catch up the flight at 08:40AM at the Gurvan Saikhan Internal Airport, an early in the morning continue on travel by our car for driving back to Dalanzadgad city, fly back to Ulaanbaatar city, and landed at 10:10AM at the Chinggis Khaan Airport. Afterwards, you will check-in at the Gurvan Saikhan Internal Airport in Dalanzadgad city, the tour team will drive back straight to Ulaanbaatar city. Ending our memorable whole journey.

Every Tour is Private
Every customer start pre-tour meeting that we talk about Day-By-Day itinerary together. Also we introduce our tour guide and driver who will chauffeur and spend time only with you and people you are travelling with and arrange the activities during your trip
from start to finish.

See MORE, Do MORE and Enjoy MORE! We look forward to having you!

 

Signing up The Gobi Desert Round Trip with Us 570USD (per person)

 

The tour price includes the following services

  • Accommodation during the trip

  • 3 Nights Nomadic Family (shared in traditional Ger)

  • 1 Night Local Tourist Camp (shared in traditional Ger)

  • Driver + 4WD Vehicle + All Petrol (start to finish)

  • English speaking Tour Guide

  • Our own cooking meals for daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • 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 + sleeping bags

    The tour price exclusive the following services

  • International Airfare & Train tickets

  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar city

  • Domestic Flight Tickets + All taxes, free luggage allowance 15kg (one-way)

  • Excess Luggage fees (3,000tugrik per kg)

  • Personal expenses

  • Optional activities & additional costs

  • Soft drink & Sweet bars (available to purchase)

  • Toiletry (toilet paper, wet tissue)

  • Travel & Medical Insurance

  • Vaccination charges

    SUGGESTED EXTENSIONS:

  • Goes to FURTHER INTO THE GOBI DESERT

  • Goes to CENTRAL PART

  • Goes to NORTHERN PART

  • Goes to EASTERN PART

  • Goes to WESTERN PART 

Number of days: 5
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: Domestic Flight Ticket for each person!
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

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

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.