Gobi Tours Mongolia

Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

Duration-9 days/8 nights

Group size– 2- 5 travelers

Departure May to October. Dates are flexible and able to customize.

Activities –horse riding, camel riding, hiking, cultural experiences

Location–Terelj NP, Gobi and Central Mongolia.

Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

DAY 1 TERELJ NATIONAL PARK & CHINGES KHAN STATUE COMPLEX

Drive to Terelj National Park. On the way we will stop for big statue of Chinggis Khaan. The park has many rock formations for rock climbers, and includes two famous formations named for things they resemble: Turtle Rock (Mongolian: Melkhii Khad) and the Old Man Reading a Book (Praying Lama Rock).

DAY 2 BAGA GAZARIIN CHULUU

Baga gazariin chuluu

Today we are driving to 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 whicker 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 3 TSAGAAN SUWARGA

Today’s destination is White Stupa.

Cliffs and extraordinary forms of rocks with a height of 30-60m are the only remaining of the sea that existed millions of years ago. It earned its’ name because of the Harmony of the colours, and as it looks like an ancient city and sometimes like white stupas from a distance. The unusual forms of cliffs can also look like a massive waterfall after heavy rains. Enjoy hiking around colorful Stupa, feeling like meditation in there.

DAY 4 YOL VALLEY

Yolyn Am also known as “Eagle Valley”

It is located in Gurvan Saikhan National park, Umnugobi province. “The Lammergeier”, rare bearded vulture birds are often translated as Yol, thus it is usually said valley of vultures or valley of eagles. A museum exhibits the fauna of the Gobi in Mongolia. You can discover enormous cliffs and narrows and a glacier that doesn’t melt until the end of the June. Adorable chipmunks of the family Sciuridae and other wild animals exist here. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Gobi museum.

DAY 5 KHONGOR SAND DUNES

Our trip will continue driving  to Khongoriin Els

These are Mongolia’s largest sand dunes, reaching height of 300 meters in some areas. Although it could be a little challenging to get to the top of the Dunes, the breathtaking scenery and a vast landscape are always worth it. Experience the endangered two-humped Bactrian camels and big open blue skies in the Gobi Desert. Dune journey, camel riding and trekking.Enjoy Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

DAY 6 BAYANZAG- FLAMING CLIFFS

Today we will drive to Bayanzag. Bayanzag (The Flaming Cliffs) is famous for its historical events, dinosaur fossils and the very first discovery of the Dinosaur eggs. Roy Chapman Andrews, an American explorer who is known for his leading a series of expeditions named this site “Flaming Cliffs” as the colors turn more inevitably red especially at a sunset. It is illegal to remove or move the dinosaur fossils from its first place if you found one.

DAY 7 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.Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

DAY 8 KHARKHORUM

Early morning we will start drive to Kharkhorum

Kharkhorum was the capital of the Mongolian Empire between 1235 and 1260, and the Northern Yuan in the 14–15th centuries. Genghis Khan set up the first plan to build the capital and after his death, his son Ugudei continued the construction and established the capital. Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery and modern style historical Museum .

DAY 9 DRIVE BACK UB

Drive back to UB, on the way having lunch. Transfer to your booked hotel or guesthouse. Travel Mongolia and Discover Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

We offer 2 different type of tour arrangements for our customers.

Budget tour includes stay at Ger Guesthouse
Standard tour includes stay at Ger Camps which are a kind of 3*hotel standard
You can combine the accommodation!

Standard arrangement

2 pax-$1520 per person

3 pax-$1330 per person

4 pax-$1240 per person

5 pax-$1160 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 8, Lunch- 9, Dinner-8
*Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
*Ger camp 8 nights
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Camel riding and 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 & Mongolia visa fee
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Travel insurance
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

Budget arrangement

2 pax-$990 per person

3 pax-$850 per person

4 pax-$760 per person

5 pax-$670 per person

Included

*Breakfast- 8, Lunch- 9, Dinner-8
*Traditional Barbecue Khorkhog-1
*Ger Guesthouse 8 nights
*English speaking tour assistant / cook
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Camel riding 1h
*Horse riding 1h
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)

Not Included

-International Airfare & Mongolia visa fee
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Travel insurance
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

Gobi and Kharkhorum Tour

Standard Package

Guide

An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge. Also who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.

Accommodation

We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be staying in a standard tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 to 4 people per ger) in the countryside.

Meal

The tour meals included according to the itinerary. In the countryside, ger camps serve with some European and Mongolian meals. On some days there will be lunchboxes.  It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement.

Budget Package

 Tour assistant guide

English-speaking local tour guide/assistant who also cooks. And will assist you to make your adventure tour around Mongolia in reality.

Accommodation

During our budget tours, you will stay in Mongolian traditional accommodation Ger Guesthouse. We make active support for local communities to improve their living standards by involving them in sustainable tourism. It would be also the best way for experiencing true Mongolian lifestyle. Also to be closer to the nomads. Most nomadic families do not have formal toilets in their summer places. So the most you can expect to find is a designated toilet trench that may be screened on three sides. No showering facilities will be available in some of the local ger guesthouses. Ger guesthouse has 4 -6 beds and occupancy is based on multi-share. But with only your group members and not with other tours.

Meal

During our driving days, we mostly have our lunches at local cafes on the way. On some days there will be lunchboxes. Also the breakfast and dinner is cooked by the tour guide. Vegetarians are welcome. Drinks provide 1.5 liter of mineral water per day.

Personal things to bring

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Warm coat/jacket and layers
  • Swimsuit for hot spa
  • Sunglasses
  • A hat
  • Headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds
  • Trekking shoes
  • Rubber slippers
  • Don’t forget insect repellent
  • Sun cream
  • Lip-gloss
  • Water purifying tablets
  • First aid kit
  • Large backpacks and bags
  • All your camera equipment
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