Road Trip to Gobi Desert

ROUTE: Ulaanbaatar-Baga Gazriin Chuluu-Yolyn Am (Ice Valley)-Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune-Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs-Tsagaan Suvarga-Ulaanbaatar.

Available between May-September
Payment term: Cash either USD or equal MNT before start of trip

INCLUDED

Private comfortable SUV vehicle
Gasoline
All transfers
Services of English speaking driver
Water bottles on board
EXCLUDED

Food
Accommodation
Entrance tickets to museums, national parks
Cost for activities
Travel insurance
Passport fees, visa fees etc
Tips and gratuities
Personal purchases
WHAT TO EXPECT

Sleeping overnight in yurt or ger
Travelers are expected to pay driver’s food, and accommodation
4-5 hours of offroad driving everyday
Outhouse toilet situation
Availability of hot shower
Allergy of dust, car sickness problem!
Drinking Mongolian tea (salty milk tea)
Eating Mongolian food mutton dishes
ACTIVITIES

Watching night stars and Milky Way
Riding camel to the sand dune
Horse riding in Yolyn Am valley
Cooking Mongolian traditional food
Hiking, climbing to the top of sand dune
WHAT TO BRING

Use hand sanitizer, after contact with furry animals
Buy some chocolates, candies or school items to giveaway in case if there are children at local nomadic families during the trip to countryside
Bring your own sleeping bag
DRAFT ITINERARY

Day 1. Start driving to Baga Gazriin Chuluu stone massif. The highest one is 15 km long and 10 km wide granite stone-mountain elevated at 1768m above sea level. Check in to a ger camp nearby. Dinner at the ger camp. Hiking, trekking in the stone-mountain is possible. Stay overnight at ger.
Day 2. Breakfast at the ger camp. Drive to Mandalgobi city for lunch. Continue driving to Yolyn Am ice valley. Hiking trekking at the mountain. Horse riding is available here. Check in to a ger camp. Dinner at the ger camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 3. Breakfast at the ger camp. Start driving to Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune via Bayandalai village. Reach Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune and check in to a local guesthouse. Camel riding to the sand dune is available. Climbing to the top of the sand dune. Return to guesthouse. Dinner at guesthouse. Sleep in ger.
Day 4. Breakfast at guesthouse. Start driving to Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs via Bulgan village. Lunch along the way in Bulgan village cafe. Watch Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs. Check in to ger camp. Dinner at ger camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 5. Breakfast at the ger camp. Start driving to Tsagaan Suvarga via Dalanzadgad city. Lunch at a restaurant of Dalanzadgad city. Continue driving to Tsagaan Suvarga. Watch Tsagaan Suvarga. Check in to local guesthouse or ger camp nearby. Dinner at guesthouse/camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 6. Breakfast at the camp. Start driving to Ulaanbaatar via Mandalgobi city. Lunch at a local cafe in Mandalgobi city. Continue driving to Ulaanbaatar. Reach Ulaanbaatar by late afternoon.

NOTE: This trip is fully customizable.

Number of days: 6
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: Food, Accommodation, Entrance tickets to museums, national parks, and Cost for activities
What to bring: sleeping bag
Transport: SUV 4x4
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
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Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
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