Mongolian Gobi has high mountains, springs, sands, steppe lands and wild animals and has been inhabited since ancient time. Mongolian Gobi is remaining ancient history and it is very beautiful nature.
Lets go to the Gobi and explore the Mongolian culture, hospitality of Mongolian people and nomadic life.
Day 1. Drive to Baga Gazariioin Chuluu –Rock Formations.
After breakfast we will drive to Baga Gazriin Chuluu. It is a huge granite formation in the middle of the Mongolian sandy plane. At the foot of the formation we will visit the remains of a small monastery named Delgeriin Chior.
End of the afternoon we will drive and hike around in the area. We will visit the picturesque ruins of a small monastery that are hidden in a nice little protected valley. And we will drive and hike to see rock carving or petrography.
Day 2. Drive Tsagaan suvarga - white stupa.
It is sheer slope and was an old seabed with sedimentary structure created by millions years and the different colors of the ground represent different times. The formation is over 50 m in its highest point and continues 400 m. There is no clear date of geography research work. It’s wall slope looks like an ancient ghost city from a distance.
Day 3. Drive to Yol Valley- Vulture Valley.
Drive to Yoliin Am – a wonderfully picturesque place surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons that are the narrow canyon of a river. Only two people can pass in the narrowest part. These areas are situated in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park.
Day 4. Drive to Bayanzag-Flaming Cliffs
After breakfast we will drive to Bayanzag - the biggest saxaul forest and Flaming Cliffs, where you will find the paleontology place, when Roy Andrew Chapman discovered fossilized dinosaurs skeleton and eggs in 1920s surrounding landscape is a beautiful combination of rocks and red sand.
Day 5. Drive Khongor Sand Dune
Drive to Khongor Sand Dunes – one of the most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia. Dunes of Khongor is known as the « singing sands » and rise from the plain reaching a height of 400 meters high, stretch from East to West over more than 100 km behind the sand dunes we will see the impressive black rocky mass of the Sevrey Mountain. The spectacular dunes are bordered by lush green vegetation supported by a small river Khongoriin gol.
Day 6. Khongor Sand dune. Ride a camel around the Sand Area.
Day 7. Drive to Ongi Monastery.
After breakfast we will drive to Ongi Monastery ruin. At the entrance of a beautiful mountainous region ruins of two Monasteries are there. This monastery has 28 temples and other buildings. This monastery had about 1000 lamas. Ongi monastery was founded in 1660 and consisted of two temple complexes on the north and south banks of the Ongi River. The older southern complex consisted of various administrative buildings as well as 11 temples. The northern complex built in the 18th century, consisted of 17 temples-among them. The monastery was built on a steep rocky slope of a mountain in a Nepalese architectural fashion and used to house over a thousand of Buddhist monks. It was destroyed during the Stalinist purges in 1930s.
Day 8. Drive to Orkhon waterfall.
After breakfast, we will drive to Orkhon Waterfall. On the way we will have picnic for Lunch. After arrive at the waterfall we will enjoy spectacular view of the waterfall and surrounding area, where we will have chance to take some beautiful photo shots of Orkhon Waterfall. Height of waterfall is 20m and width is 10m. It’s originated by volcanic eruption and earthquake over 20000 years ago. And prepare for horse riding.
Day 9. Arrive at the Tsenkher hot –spa.
Tsenher is a natural hot spring flows out whole year from the ground at 85 Celsius degree; country's second hottest, in mountainous Central Mongolia. It is located 1860m a.s.l. The spring comes out from far deep part of the ground and its water is not mixed with soil waters because it is hot. The water has high mineral content and containing everything from simple calcium, sodium to sulphuric. Folklore claimed medical value some of this spring’s have. The spring produce water that is good for health reasons and water is effect for joints, nerve system and considered good for many other diseases. Sometimes, people drink the water for diabetes and stomach ulcer and disabilities.
Day 10. Drive to Kharkhorin
We will drive to Kharkhorin where the oldest and one of the most attractive monasteries Erdene Zuu locates. On the way to Kharkhorin we will have lunch in the local restaurant. The Erdenezuu monastery was established in 1585 by Abtai Sain King and built by Mongolian, Tibetan, and Chinese architectors.
Day 11. Back to UB and have lunch on the way
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