The Mongolian Gobi has high mountains, springs, sands, steppe lands and rich animal kingdom and has been inhabited since ancient times. Mongolian Gobi account 42.2% or 660, 4 thousand hectare of Mongolian territory. Gobi has the biggest territory landscape than others. Mongolian Gobi is remaining ancient history and it is very beautiful nature. There are over 10% of Mongolian Population lives in the Gobi.
Duration: 6 nights 7 days
Converting Distance: 1650 km
Accommodation: Ger camp
Food: 7 breakfast 7 lunch 6 dinner
Group Size: min 1-2, max 6 (big groups are available)
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Day 1 Zorgol Khairkhan mountain
Early morning start drive to ZorgolKhairkhan Mountain. Zorgolkhairkhan is a sacred mountain, found in the area of Bayan Unjuulsoum of Tov aimag/province, about 150 km from Ulaanbaatar. The peak is 1686 m ASL. ZorgolKhairkhan Mountain is venerated and revered by the local people, who believe that it is the siege of a great, benevolent spirit. The huge, red granite mountain does indeed have a diverse and beautiful nature to offer. It has many caves and water springs. home of the Argali wild sheep, Ibex and Red deer and many other animals. Overnight in a local nomad family.
Day 2 Bayan Zag – Flaming cliff
Today we will drive to the homeland of Dinosour Fossils to explore it. This is Neolithic site where the large dinosaurs' skeletons on show in Ulaanbaatar Natural History Museum were found. In the west, it is better known as the Flaming Cliffs so named explorer Roy Chapman Andrews. He also discovered petrified forests remain of mammals and in particular the skeleton of hornless rhinoceros, the largest known mammal in the world. Overnight in a Ger camp.
Day 3 Khongor sand dune
After breakfast we will drive to KhongoriinEls which is called the “Singing Dune” for the sound of the wind howling through the dunes. Its over 180 km long, 3-5 km wide, lowest point 10m high, highest point is 200-300 m high from the earth. Its around 1530-1600 meter a.s.l. This is one of the largest and most spectacular sand dunes and a cold water spring with a river that leads to two small ponds. We will ride a Camel around the dune and will climb to the top of the Singing dune in the evening to see the Great Sunset. Overnight in a Ger camp
Day 4 Yol valley – Gobi Three Beauty National Park
After breakfast we will start drive to the “Gobi Three Beauties” National Park and will hike to the narrow ice canyon. It is called Yoliin am (Volture’smounth) by the locals is one of the main attractions in the Gobi for its stunning vistas. This area is a home to endangered snow-leopards and Lammergeyers(Bearded Vulture) where “eternal ice” usually remains throughout summer. There you guys might see some wild animals. Overnight in a Ger camp
Day 5 Tsagaan suvraga – White stupa
Early morning we will start drive to White Stupa which is located in UlziitSoum, MIddle Gobi. The name TsagaanSuvarga (White Stupa) is given by local people to the impressive and legendary cliff which is eroded by natural phenomen on. Having 10 million years history, the cliff indicates different times by its colored layers. TsagaanSuvarga 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. Overnight in a Ger camp
Day 6 Baga gazriin chuluu – Small rock formation
Our destination for today Bagagazriinchuluu /rock formation/ is a 15 km long and 10 km wide stone massif, is located Middle Gobi. Over 20 kinds of medical herbs and many species of animals such as wild sheep, ibex and marmot exist here, if you have chance you might the wild animals. Surtiin am is one of many beautiful places in Bagagazriin 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. Overnight in a Ger camp
Day 7 Back to UB
After breakfast we will head to UB city. On the way we will have a lunch.
- Accommodation during the trip
- Driver+4WD vehicle+petrol
- English speaking tour guide/cook
- All meal/ Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner/
- Bottled water supply for 1.5 liter p.p everyday
- Entrance fees for the national parks and museum
- International airfare
- Personal Items
- Optional activity costs
- Alcoholic drinks
- Travel insurance