Through out the years, ‘’ Gobi Desert Trips ‘’ has acquired extensive experience, know how and buying power in organizing group shared Gobi budget tour departing every day to Khongor Sand Dune, Yol Gorge and Bayanzag in small groups of like-minded young and laid back travelers from all around the world seeking a unique Mongolia desert tours experience with a budget price. Our group shared Gobi Desert tour prices are the most competitive in the market, and the fact that we are a licensed and fully bonded Gobi tour company sets us from the crowd as our clients travel with us on their Gobi Desert tours with absolute peace of mind.
– Join our shared groups desert tours from Ulaanbaatar, daily departures guaranteed!
– Great journey through most famous parts of Gobi Desert
Length: 4 days
Area: South Gobi Desert
Type: short join tour
Potential date and weather condition: from 01 Jun to 31 Aug, in everyday.
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for younger ages)
Distance: driving in Gobi: 550 km, shuttle bus 8-9 hours for one way.
Day1. Go to Gobi by bus and Bayanzag Day2. Khongor Sand Dune Day3. Yol Valley Day4. Go back to Ulaanbaatar by bus
Please carefully check what is include and what is not include in the prices!
500 usd 1pax
350 usd p.p for more than 2pax
Included: 3 nights in the local ger guesthouse, food service written in the itinerary, off road van land transportation, round trip shuttle bus ticket, hotel pick up & drop off service in Ulaanbaatar, sleeping bag
Not included: Guide service, entrance fees, horse & camel ride, personal expenses (water, extra drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Day1. Ride to Dalanzadgad & Bayanzag – famous dinosaur site
In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer to the bus station. The ride takes 7-8 hours (600 km) on the paved road and after you arrived Dalanzadgad, our local guide and driver will pick you up and drive to Bayanzag (100 km).
Bayanzag means saxual forest in English and area of red cliffs “Bayanzag” which have been formed from the erosion of the water and wind over many millions of years. A lot of dinosaurs’ findings such as Protoceratops & dinosaur’ eggs have been found there in first time. American zoologist Roy Chapman Andrews discovered this place and named as Flaming Cliffs.
The red colored cliffs themselves are very imposing from a distance, and are particularly fiery in the light of the setting sun. It is an interesting place to wander about to get a closer look at one of the world’s most famous paleontology sites. In the evening you can walk yourself around the site. Overnight in the local ger guesthouse. /D/
Day2.Khongor Sand Dune – camel riding & climb up to top
After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (150 km). Khongor is second biggest sand dune in the country that extend along the northern side of Sevrei and Zoolun mountain ranges.
It range from 5 to 10 km in width, nearly 100 km long, with crests rising 80 to 300m above the surrounding landscape. The booming sound produced by the masses of moving sand can be heard from afar when occurs windy day. Hence locals called it as Singing Sands. Near Khongor River at the northern edge of the dunes, there is an oasis.
There will be chance you can ride camel in your own cost and explore the area where climbing one of the dunes affords the energetic traveler with an unforgettable experience of endless vistas across a sea of daffodil-colored sand. Overnight in the local ger guesthouse. /B,L,D/
Day3. Yol Valley – horse ride, natural museum
After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (230 km). Yol means vulture in Mongolian and the valley begins from Zuun Saikhan Mountain, a branch of the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain range, and stretches over 10 km.
The narrowest part, only 3 or 4 person can pass in same time, of the valley is completely shaded from the direct sun shine by high cliff walls. Also, the valley is famous for the fact that there is ice created in winter by small stream of the valley present there even during the hot summer months until end of Jul. The beauty of the valley, combined with the smell of juniper creates an atmosphere of awe and wonder – this is an experience not to be missed!
There you can have chance to try horse ride (in your own cost) An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, you can visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park (in your own cost). Then we will drive to Dalanzadgad town (60 km) on the paved road for tomorrow early morning shuttle bus and overnight in the local ger guesthouse. /B,L,D/
Day4. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast time, you will be directly transferred to local bus station for driving to Ulaanbaatar city (600 km) by shuttle bus. After arrive in the city, we will pick you up and transfer you to your accommodation and end the trip. /B/
Our Booking is easy & complete in below 4 steps.
Step1: Please carefully read our Contract Of Private Package Tour. Cancellation & other condition will be follow this contract.
Step2: Send us your Booking Form (Only one of the group member’s Booking Form is fine. No need to send us all member’s booking forms)
Step3: You will be received an Voucher & Invoice from us via email.
Step4: Select payment method and pay the Payment.
- This is a group join tour & other people will be in the tour.
- If you do not want to ride camel or horse that is fine. You can save money. If you wish to ride, an hour fee is about 4 usd p.p.
- Gobi Gurvan Saikhan entrance fee is about 1,2 usd.
- It is your responsibility to ensure you are in correct pick up location at correct time as stated on your booking form.
- No smoking in travel vehicles or shuttle bus.
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