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Classic Gobi Tour

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Travel Gobi desert,

Most people picture Mongolian Gobi as a sandy flat area, sand dunes, infertile dried mud soil or… ,but after they traveled Mongolia, they completely deny it and define Mongolian Gobi it supports life and is an amazingly surprising area, every day. Some parts of Mongolian Gobi are daunting rocky mountains covered with plants. Hundreds of sheep and goat herds, horses, cattle and the world rare Bactrian camels will be seen on steppes or among mirages in middle of nowhere is another picture of Mongolian Gobi. After wandering around Gobi, we will then head north to Central Mongolia. Here you will enjoy spectacular and lush greenery, swimming in freshwater lakes and waterfalls, as well as many famous cultural sites.

Activities –horse riding, camel riding, historical sites and cultural experiences

Duration-12 days/ 11 nights

Location-Gobi desert and Central Mongolia

Vehicle-Road Mongolia is tough and it requires excellent vehicles with experienced drivers. We ensure reliable and excellent vehicle including 4wd Japanese Mini-van and Korean Van

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DAY 1 BAGA GAZARIIN CHULUU- ROCK FORMATION

Today we are driving to baga gazriin chuluu /rock formation/ is a 15 km long and 10 km wide stone massif, is located Middle Gobi. Surtiin am is one of many beautiful places in Baga gazriin stone massif. This is a narrow canyon with asp, birch, white wicker and elm tree, as well the ruin of a stone temple and the site of 2 yurts where monks lived and meditated since the seventieth century.

DAY 2 TSAGAAN SUVARGA- WHITE STUPA

Today’s destination is White Stupa is located in MIddle Gobi. Tsagaan Suvarga is interesting to see the sheer slope, facing east, which from a distance seems to be the ruins of the ancient city. Enjoy hiking around colorful Stupa, feeling like meditation in there.

DAY 3 YOL VALLEY

Today’s destination is Yolyn Am, or ‘Eagle Valley’. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Gobi museum. These areas are situated in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park that encompasses the “Three Beauties” peaks and the most easterly points of the Altai Mountains.

DAY 4 KHONGOR SAND DUNES

We continue our journey to the Khongor sand dune or known as Singing Dune that is one of the biggest sand dunes of Mongolian. It has an extraordinary length of approximate 100 kms and 12 kilometers wide. Free day for leisure nearby the sand dune. Dune journey, camel riding and trekking. Travel Gobi desert.

DAY 5 BAYANZAG- FLAMING CLIFFS

Today we will drive to Bayanzag, (known as a Flaming Cliffs where the first nest of dinosaur eggs found in 1922) a site famous for the remains of dinosaurs which lived here 60 million years ago. You can walk around where dinosaurs once roamed and see saxaul trees and other classic desert vegetation.

DAY 6 ONGI MONASTERY

Drive to Ongi monastery. 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 one of the largest temples in all of Mongolia. The grounds housed also 4 Buddhist universities. It was completely destroyed in 1939. Although there is little left, it is interesting to go there to explore the ruins.

DAY 7 ORKHON WATERFALL- THE LONGEST DRIVING DAY

Drive to Orkhon Waterfall, which was formed by volcanic eruptions about 20.000 years ago, the waterfall cascades from a height of 20 km. It is a scenic, tranquil spot and the surrounding nature is undisturbed, where is hiking.

DAY 8 TSENKHER HOT SPA

Drive to Tsenkher hot springs . There is several tourist camps which are offering for tourists indoor and outdoor baths. They transfer the hot water via tubes from and built some pools. There are also indoor pools. Men and women bathe separately. It is an excellent place to relax.

DAY 9 TERKH WHITE LAKE AND KHORGO VOLCANO

Today we are going to drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur on a very good newly built paved road until reaching destination. It is an astonishingly beautiful lake with relatively pure fresh water. Torrents of lava issuing from the Khorgo volcano blocked the north and south Terkh rivers, so forming the dammed lake of Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake at an altitude of 2060 meters above sea level.After exploring the environment, you can prepare yourself for next day’s horse trip.

DAY 10 HORSE TRIP TO KHORGO VOLCANO

After breakfast at 10:00 am, start your horse trip to volcano with well trained local guide and your tour guide. Before riding your guide will give you clear instruction about horse riding. KHORGO is an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level.

DAY 11 KARKHORUM

Early morning we will start drive to Kharkhorum ancient capital city .Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery and modern style historical Museum . Visit to some other sightseeing.

DAY 12 DRIVE BACK ULAANBAATAR

Drive back to UB, on the way having lunch. Cheap Travel Gobi desert, Explore and Travel Gobi desert with us.

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We offer 2 different type of tour arrangements for our customers.
Note: Difference between comfortable and budget is the accommodation. Budget tour includes stay in nomadic family ger, comfortable tour includes stay at Ger camps which are a kind of 3*hotel standard.

Accommodation difference

Budget arrangement

2 person-$1140 per person

3 person-$936 per person

4 person-$816 per person

5 person-$696 per person

6 person-$660 per person

Comfortable arrangement

2 person-$1800 per person

3 person-$1560 per person

4 person-$1380 per person

5 person-$1200 per person

6 person-$1080 per person

Included

  • Breakfast- 11, Lunch- 12, Dinner-11
  • Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
  • Accommodation
  • Ger Camp 10 , Nomads ger 1- Comfortable
  •  Nomads ger 10,Ger camp 1- Budget
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
  • Camel riding horse riding
  • Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
  • Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)
  • Pick up and drop off from / to Train station or airport

Not included

  • International Airfare
  • Personal items
  • Alcoholic drinks and snacks
  • Travel insurance
  • Accommodation in UB

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