Gobi Desert + Central Mongolia

Overview
our 3 customers in the Bayanzag
our 3 customers in the Bayanzag

A trip to the Gobi desert offers you a real adventure into the far ultimate part, not touristic, of Gobi Desert which is called Inner Gobi of Altai and magnificent landscape. A stop for a breathtaking view of the endless desert will give you an opportunity to watch the sun-set over this tranquil scenery. Also, the drive takes you to some of the most famous less explored places such as Khermen Tsav and Bugyn Tsavs.

– Explore most wilderness part of Gobi Desert
– Hike around Central Mongolian alpine lakes
– Explore the capital of Genghis Khaan – Karakorum

Length: 14 days
Area:
 Ultimate Gobi desert & Central Mongolia
Difficulty:
 easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1720 km (+580)
Group size: min 4pax – max 12pax
Age requirement: 12+ All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Date: 01 Jun – 15 Jun

Personal Departure: this tour is not possible for personal departure.
Trip grading: moderate
Tour route:

Brief itinerary:
Day1. Yol Valley & Bayanzag
Day2. Khongor Sand Dunes
Day3. Nemegt Valley
Day4. Naran Daats & Zulganai Oasis
Day5. Khermen Tsav
Day6. Khermen Tsav
Day7. Bichigt Rock Drawings
Day8. Tsagaan Cave
Day9. Orog Lake
Day10. Arvaikheer town
Day11. Orkhon Waterfall
Day12. Karakorum
Day13. Khustai National Park
Day14. Back to UB
Prices

Please carefully check what is include and what is not include in the prices!

2840 USD for 1pax 2740 USD p.p for 2pax
Single supplement: 230 usd
Included: 4 nights in tourist ger camp, 6 nights in the tent, 1 night in local hotel, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag and camping gears, OW domestic flight, domestic flight drop off
Not included: gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Yol Valley – picturesque narrow gorge & Bayanzag – famous dinosaur site

We will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer to airport. Then you will fly to Dalanzadgad town in Gobi Desert. After landed in the town, our guide and driver will pick you up and drive to Yol Valley (67 km). Yol means vulture in Mongolian and the valley begins from Zuun Saikhan Mountain 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 July. The beauty of the valley, combined with the smell of juniper creates an atmosphere of awe and wonder. There we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park.

After lunch, we will drive to Bayanzag. (84 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 paleontological sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight at tourist ger camp.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag

Day2. Khongor Sand Dune – camel ride

After breakfast, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (160 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. We will ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes 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 at tourist ger camp.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day3. Nemegt Valley

After breakfast, we will drive to Nemegt Valley (200 km). In these days we will see the natural wonder and historical sight Nemegt Valley. It is the place which is protected as belonging to  National Park Gobi Gurvan Saikhan by the government. There is many fossilized remains and findings of dinosaurs and some of them are protruded on the surface of the land. Overnight in the tent.

road sign to Nemegt Valley & Naran Daats Oasis
road sign to Nemegt Valley & Naran Daats Oasis

Nemegt Valley view
Nemegt Valley view

Day4. Naran Daats Spring & Zulganai Oasis – hiking

After breakfast, we will drive through saxaul-filled desert oases Naran Daats (105 km). We will walk around the spring and relax in silence. After lunch time, we will drive to Zulganai Oasis (35 km). It’s a sight everyone should see! Then we will drive to Zulganai oasis, a small river oasis named “Zulganai” is the last oasis in Mongolia, untouched nature. The oasis is located 30 km far from Khermen Tsav. The lush green carpet of shrub land and fields sit in stark contrast to the barren hills in the background of this typical oasis. No one can say for certain where the name “Zulganai” came from. We will walk through the oasis and discover it. Overnight in the tent.

Naran Daats Oasis middow
Naran Daats Oasis middow
spring of Naran Daats Oasis
spring of Naran Daats Oasis
view of Zulganai Oasis
view of Zulganai Oasis

Day5 & 6. Khermen Tsav – ultimate wonder of Gobi

After breakfast, we will drive to Khermen Tsav (40 km). It is most famous canyon of Gobi desert. In translation it means as Khermen – “citadel” and Tsav means “crack”. It is the most legendary impressive place with its color and contrast because this deep canyon has been forming over thousands of years from water and wind erosion. Khermen Tsav is a geologic museum of epic proportions, where earth’s many million year history is displayed. We will walk around there and explore the site. Overnight in the tent.

west view of Khermen Tsav
west view of Khermen Tsav
east view of Khermen Tsav
east view of Khermen Tsav
our company cars in the bottom of the canyon
our company cars in the bottom of the canyon

Day7. Bichigt Rock Drawings – ancient gallery

After breakfast, we will drive to Bichigt Rock Drawings (150 km) which is situated in the Bayan Hill, has one of the world’s greatest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs – figures carved in the rock over a period of 5,000 years and depicting themes connected with animal husbandry, navigation, war and magic. It is home to the greatest complex of rock drawings in Asia, with approximately 1,000 petroglyphs drawn by members of the Hunnu people and other tribes of Nomadic impires on hundreds of exposed rocks dating from the 3000 BCE to the 8th century; cosmological, figurative, and cartographic motifs are featured, in some locations forming monumental hunting and ritual `scenes´. The number, duration and variety of the engravings, representing for example navigation, dance, war and ploughing and their relationship with contemporary archaeological sites, contribute to the exceptional value of this assemblage. The rock drawings of Bichigt Gap constitute an extraordinary figurative documentation of prehistoric customs and mentality. The systematic interpretation, typological classification, and the chronological study of these configurations in stone have brought about a considerable contribution to the fields of prehistory, sociology and ethnology. Overnight in the tent.

Bichigt Rock Drawings is largest rock drawings in Mongolia possible in Central Asia.  
Bichigt Rock Drawings is largest rock drawings in Mongolia possible in Central Asia.

view of Bichigt Rock valley
view of Bichigt Rock valley

a rock hill filled full of ancient rock drawings
a rock hill filled full of ancient rock drawings

Day8. Tsagaan Cave – cave man’s home

After breakfast, you will reach the furthest most point of your adventure trip. After breakfast we will drive to the White Caves (100 km) of Tsagaan, located in the Tsakhir Mountain . In 1996, it was discovered that this cave housed Stone Age man some 700,000 years ago, and has subsequently become the site of numerous archeological digs. You will have dinner and camp overnight near the Tsakhir Mountain. Overnight in the tent.

the door of Tsagaan Cave
the door of Tsagaan Cave

there is 2 human size sculpture inside the Tsagaan Cave
there is 2 human size sculpture inside the Tsagaan Cave

inside of the Tsagaan Cave
inside of the Tsagaan Cave

Day9. Orog Lake

After breakfast, we will drive through west side of Bogd Mountain which is visible from (100 km) distance. The Orog Lake is located on the rear ride of this snow capped mountain. We will take rest on the shore of the lake. Overnight in the tent.

Day10. Arvaikheer town

After brakfast, we will drive to Arvaikheer town (230 km). Take shower and visit to local museum and check internet etc. Overnight in the local hotel.

Day11. Orkhon Waterfall – horse ride

After breakfast, we will drive to Orkhon Waterfall (120 km). Over 25 m high and 10 m wide Orkhon Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in the country and one of the most attractive destination in Orkhon River Valley, UNISCO World heritage site. The surrounding areas of the waterfall was formed by volcanic activities dated back approximately 20,000 years and covered by over 10 m thick lava layer with interesting shapes of bubbles which created smaller waterfalls with 4-5 m heights. After dinner time, we will ride horses and walk for seeing the big and small waterfalls. Overnight at tourist ger camp.

view of Orkhon Waterfall
view of Orkhon Waterfall

tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley
tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley

there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall
there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall

Day12. Karakorum – former capital of Genghis khan

After breakfast, we will drive to Karakorum (120 km). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. The city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapse of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan, Min state’s invaders sacked the city in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years in 1586, Erdene Zuu, the first Buddhist monastery have been built there by remained ruin of Karakorum as construction materials. In the 18th century, the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples were home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, the most monasteries destroyed by communist purges. We will visit to Karakorum Museum, Karakorum Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery respectively. Overnight at tourist ger camp.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day13. Khustai National Park.

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khustai National Park (320 km). National Park Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky’s horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century. It was discovered in western Mongolia in the late 1870s by the Russian explorer N.M. Przhevalsky. Several expeditions since 1969 have failed to find this horse, which probably crossed with half-wild domesticated horses and lost its distinct features. Specimens have been kept and bred in zoos, and Mongolia in the late 20th century attempted to reintroduce them into the wild. We will reach to the research center and drive further for looking wild horses and shoot their pictures. Overnight at tourist ger camp.

group of wild horses takhi in Khustai National Park
group of wild horses takhi in Khustai National Park

a-man-looking-wild-horses-at-khustai-national-park
TGM;s guide is looking wild horses takhi by binocular

a takhi wild horse walking in Khustai Mountain
a takhi wild horse walking in Khustai Mountain

Day14. Back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we will drive to Ulaanbaatar (100 km). After we arrive in UB, you will be transferred to your hotel. End of the trip.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our driver & guide with a customer
our driver & guide with a customer

This tour enebles you to directly go to Gobi Desert from Zamyn-Uud border town if you are coming from China. You can cross border yourself from Erlian to Zamyn-Uud and our driver will pick you up and go to South Gobi Desert. You will save time and costs.

– Most cost effectiveness  way to explore Gobi desert
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert
– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital

Length: 8 days
Type: 
private package tour
Area:
 Central Mongoliaand Gobi Desert
Potential dates and weather condition: from June to September
Difficulty: easier – moderate (this trip is suitable for most of ages)
Distance: 1860 km (+ 660)

Day1. Arrive Zamyn-Uud
Day2. Demchig Monastery
Day3. Yol Valley
Day4. Khongor Sand Dune
Day5. Bayanzag
Day6. Ongi Monastery Ruin
Day7. Karakorum
Day8. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
2190 USD for 1pax
1330 USD p.p for 2pax
1050 USD p.p for 3pax
910 USD p.p for 4pax
840 USD p.p for 5pax
780 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 230 usd
Included: 5 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the local hotel, 1 night in the tent, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag
Not included: gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1770 USD for 1pax
970 USD p.p for 2pax
700 USD p.p for 3pax
570 USD p.p for 4pax
490 USD p.p for 5pax
440 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 5 nights in local ger guesthouse, 1 night in the local hotel, 1 night in the tent, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs
Not included: food service, sleeping bag, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge, 4 – 12 years old child: 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Arrive in Zamyn-Uud border town

We will pick you up from Zamyn-Uud border town. This small border town is major border and trade base transit town and is belonged to Dornogobi (Orialtal Gobi) province. After your arrival in Mongolia from China via train or car, our driver and guide will wait you at the bus station of train station.  Then we will directly drive to Umnugobi (South Gobi) province (197 km). Overnight somewhere of Dornogobi province. Overnight in the tent.

we pick up the customers from Zamyn-Uud border town
we pick up the customers from Zamyn-Uud border town

camping is really nice in Mongolia
camping is really nice in Mongolia

Day2. Demchig Monastery – world big mine site

Today we will drive to Demchig Monastery (243 km). The Monastery was founded by Danzan Ravjaa a renowned monk who contributed significantly to the Mongolian culture. The 100-year-old monastery was destroyed in the 1930s, during the Stalinist era.  The owners of Oyu Tolgoi, Ivanhoe Mines, contributed some investment to the restoration of the site. There is some interesting attractions including phallic rock, created by nature and Mongolia’s tallest stupa. Today so-called “omniscientists” say the place has huge energy. There is a cave of wealth, near to 15 kms from the Monastery, which locals believ it has ability to grow your money if you rub your cash in its walls. Overnight in there.

Demchig Monastery view. There is clear phallic rock in the behind of the temple
Demchig Monastery view. There is clear phallic rock in the behind of the temple
some camels around Demchig Monastery area. This area is famous for its Galbiin red breed.
some camels around Demchig Monastery area. This area is famous for its Galbiin red breed.

another view of Demchig Monastery
another view of Demchig Monastery

Day3. Yol Valley – horse ride and natural museum

After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (312 km) on the paved road. 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 we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day4. Khongor Sand Dune – camel ride

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (190 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. We will ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes 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 there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day5. Bayanzag – dinosaur site

After lunch time, we will drive to Bayanzag (150 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 paleontological sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day6. Ongi Monastery Ruin

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruins (150 km). Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. It is a good place for overnight of traveling between Central Mongolia and Gobi. We will hike to the ruins for visiting to local ger museum displayed survived objects of destroyed monastery and a small lovely and active Buddhist temple. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day7. Karakorum – former capital of Genghis Khan

After breakfast time, we will drive to Karakorum (260 km). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years, Erdene Zuu, built in 1586, is the first Buddhist monastery to have been built in Mongolia and by various construction materials were taken from the ruins of Karakorum. At its peak in the late 18th century the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples was home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, by communist purges the whole monastery completely destroyed. We will visit to Karakorum Museum, Karakorum Ruin Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex respectively. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day8. Drive back to UB

After breakfast time, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city (360 km) on the paved road. After arrive in the city, you will be transferred to yout accommodation and end the trip.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

 

Overview
our 2 customers are in Terkh Lake
our 2 customers are in Terkh Lake

The tour gives you the chance to enjoy many of the most amazing things Iceland has to offer – a great mixture of nature, history and adventure.

– Take a very scenic hike across a lava field of Khorgo Extinct Volcano and get to know a bunch of stuff about volcanoes and volcanic activity
– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert

Length: 10 days
Type:
 private package tour
Area:
 Gobi and Central Mongolia
Potential dates and weather condition:  from May to September
Difficulty: Easy – moderate (No experience necessary. The trip suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1850 km (+600)

By days:  Day1. Ugii Lake
Day2. Khushuu Tsaidam Monuments & Tsenkher Hot Spring
Day3. Khorgo-Terkh National Park
Day4. horse trek & Taikhar Rock
Day5. Karakorum
Day6. Ongi Monastery Ruin
Day7. Bayanzag
Day8. Khongor Sand Dune
Day9. Yol Valley
Day10. Fly back to UB
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
2480 USD for 1pax
1500 USD p.p for 2pax
1190 USD p.p for 3pax
1040 USD p.p for 4pax
950 USD p.p for 5pax
890 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 160 usd
Included: 9 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the camel herder family, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, mineral water, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
2080 USD for 1pax
1150 USD p.p for 2pax
850 USD p.p for 3pax
690 USD p.p for 4pax
600 USD p.p for 5pax
550 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 1 night in tourist ger camp, 8 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Ugii Lake – boating and fishing

We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Ugii Lake (325 km – 5 hours paved road). This small picturesque lake is called a paradise for fishers and covers area of only 27 km.sq, average depth of the Lake is 6.64m and deepest point is over 15 m. Its shore length is 23 km. In the afternoon, we will do 2 hours boating experience and fishing there. Overnight there.

view of Ugii Lake
view of Ugii Lake

Ugii Lake is fisher's paradise
Ugii Lake is fisher’s paradise

Day2. Khushuu Tsaidam Monument – ancient Turkish site & Tsenkher Hot Spring – relax in hot spa

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khushuu Tsaidam Monuments (41 km – 1 hour dirt road). Khushuu Tsaidam Monuments are two memorial stone installations erected by the Turkish people written in Old Turkic alphabet in the early 8th century in the Orkhon Valley. Between 6th and 8th century, the Turkish people became powerful in Central Asia and overthrew the Mongols and established their state in modern day Mongolia. The 2 monuments were erected for the honor of two Turkic nobles, Kultegin and his brother Bilge Khan. The inscriptions, in both Chinese and Old Turkic, relate the legendary origins of the Turks, the golden age of their history, their subjugation by the Chinese, and their liberation by Bilge Khagan. We will visit to local museum and see the monuments. After lunch time, we will drive to Tsenkher Hot Spring (160 km – 3 hours mostly paved road). Tsenkher’s abundant therapeutic natural hot spring, flows out from the ground at +86°c, have been identified as amongst the best in the Mongolia in terms of healing qualities, radio energy & temperature variance & water supply, and are particularly effective in treating a multitude of ailments and skin diseases because they can accommodate many different forms/strengths of therapy. There is several tourist ger resorts which provide hot pools by hot water from the Tsenkher geothermal area. We will go to the scenic Shiveet Mountain or Tsenkher Valley which is home of yaks for nature hiking and hot spring bathing in the evening. Overnight in the tourist ger camp.

inside of the museum of Khushuu Tsaidam Monument. staying open bath at the hot spring hot water comes from the underground in +80c from here

Day3. Khorgo-Terkh National Park – extinct volcano and a nice lake

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khorgo-Terkh National Park (212 km – 4 hours paved road). On the way, we will see Chuluut River Canyon. The volcano erupted in the Quaternary Period and its lava closed the water stream of a river and result of this meeting has created a truly incredible landscape, Khorgo Extinct Volcano and Terkh Lake, large placid lake is ringed by sandy beaches. There is a number of rock formations of erupted several volcanoes and circuit gorges with fast flowing rivers and cascades. We will climb up to the top of the volcano and walk around there. Overnight there.

view of Chuluut River Canyon
view of Chuluut River Canyon

view of Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
view of Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

view of Khorgo Extinct Volcano
view of Khorgo Extinct Volcano

Day4. Horse trek & Taikhar Rock

After breakfast time, we will meet the horses and start horse trek. A half day (4 hours) is all you will need to enjoy the most breathe-taking views that no other horse stable in the Terkh Lake area can offer you! This ride will take you back through the Khorgo Extinct Volcano area to the beautiful sites and sounds of mother nature for a several mile journey up the mountain to view. With no experience required. After lunch time, we will drive to Taikhar Rock (161 km – 3 hours paved road). Taikhar Rock is a large granite over 18 m high rock formation. Geologically, the rock was separated by Tamir river systems in millions years from north side of the mountain. The rock has a large number of inscriptions, over 150, in various scripts including Turkish, Uighar, Mongolian, Tibetan, Manchu, Sogda and Chinese too.  Unfortunately, most of them seem to have barely appeared as time passes. Overnight there.

Mongolia horse back riding
Mongolia horse back riding

view of Taikhar Rock
view of Taikhar Rock

Day5. Karakorum – capital city of Genghis Khan

After breakfast time, we will drive to Karakorum (148 km – 3 hours paved road). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years, Erdene Zuu, built in 1586, is the first Buddhist monastery to have been built in Mongolia and by various construction materials were taken from the ruins of Karakorum. At its peak in the late 18th century the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples was home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, by communist purges the whole monastery completely destroyed. We will visit to Karakorum Museum, Karakorum Ruin Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex respectively. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day6. Visit to nomadic family and Ongi Monastery Ruin

After breakfast time, we will drive to a nomadic family (40 km – 1 hour mostly paved road). Enjoy the joyful atmosphere and learn the clever nomads’ way of life by taking every chance of taking part in the nomadic life activities like a nomad. Experience the milking cows or goats. Watch how they produce tasty and nutritious dairy products. Taste their drink Airag (horse milk). Then, participate in the nomads’ daily chores – prepare dried dung from a nearby mountain for the family’s household use for making fire. Then we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (265 km). On the route, you will realized open grassland steppe gradually changing to arid semi desert nature. Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. It is a good place for overnight of traveling between Central Mongolia and Gobi. We will hike to the ruins for visiting to local ger museum displayed survived objects of destroyed monastery and a small lovely and active Buddhist temple. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day7. Bayanzag – dinosaur site 

After breakfast time, continue the drive towards Bayanzag (155 km – 4 hours dirt road). On the route, you will see “high way” of Gobi Desert. 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 paleontological sites. We will walk around the site in the setting sun. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day8. Khongor Sand Dune- camel riding and sand dunes climbing

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (150 km – 4 hours dirt road). 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. We will 2 hours ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes 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 there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day9. Yol Valley- horse riding, nature museum

After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (190 km – 6 hours dirt road). 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! An hour hiking is also a nice activity there. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day10. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast time, we will drive to Dalanzadgad (45 km – 1 hour paved road) and fly back to Ulaanbaatar. After you arrive in the city, our driver will pick you up and transfer to your drop off place.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our guide with Indian 3 customers are in Yol Valley
our guide with Indian 3 customers are in Yol Valley

Ganzo, the owner of the TGM, considers that this itinerary is top itinerary of Mongolian tourism. This itinerary covers most beautiful places of Gobi Desert & Central Mongolia. This itinerary has a full day camel trek & a 2 days horse trek. It has historical sights Karakorum & Ongi Monastery Ruins. It has very good 2 nights camping experiences. 

  • Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert
  • A day camel trek included
  • 2 days magnificent horse trek included
  • 2 nights famous Mongolian camping 
  • Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
  • Meet wild horse in their natural habitat – hike through the Khustai National Park
  • Visit to authentic nomadic family & overnight in a traditional ger dwelling

Length: 10 days
Area: Gobi Desert & Central Mongolia
Tour type: private package tour (Private guide, driver and vehicle are for your exclusive use; no matter you are individually, or in a family or friends group. The tour is run exclusively for you without strangers.)
Potential dates and weather condition: from April to September each year
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1910 km

By days: Day1. Tsagaan Suvarga
Day2. Yol Valley & Bayanzag
Day3. Khongor Sand Dunes
Day4. Camel trek
Day5. Ongi Monastery Ruin
Day6. Naiman Lakes
Day7. Orkhon Waterfall & Tuvkhun Monastery
Day8. Karakorum
Day9. Khustai National Park
Day10. Ulaanbaatar
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
2340 USD for 1pax
1560 USD p.p for 2pax
1000 USD p.p for 3pax
870 USD p.p for 4pax
790 USD p.p for 5pax
740 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 180 usd
Included: 7 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the nomadic family, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water
Not included: gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1650 USD for 1pax
910 USD p.p for 2pax
660 USD p.p for 3pax
540 USD p.p for 4pax
460 USD p.p for 5pax
420 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 8 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag
Not included: food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs
Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff- colorful earth wall and rock drawings

In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff (470 km) on the paved road. It is sheer slope and was an old seabed with sedimentary structure created by millions years and the different colors of the ground represent different times. The formation is over 50 m in its highest point and continues 400 m and looks like a ancient ghost city form a distance. There is no clear date of geography research work and it is good spot take rest and overnight place driving to South Gobi. Around the site, there is Khevtee Bosoo Cave. We will do some hiking around the site and see the cave. Overnight there.

Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from a distance
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from a distance
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from the bottom
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from the bottom

Day2. Yol Valley – horse ride & Bayanzag – famous dinosaur site.

After breakfast time, we drive to Yol Valley (195 km) on the paved road. Yol means vulture in Mongolian and the valley begins from Zuun Saikhan Mountain 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 July. The beauty of the valley, combined with the smell of juniper creates an atmosphere of awe and wonder. There we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Then we will drive to Bayanzag (101 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 paleontologist sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight there.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag

Day3. Khongor Sand Dune- oasis tour & climb up

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (152 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 Khongor Oasis. Walk on the meadow and taste mineral water from the sand foot. Overnight there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
view of oasis part of Khongor Sand Dune
view of oasis part of Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day4. Khongor Sand Dune – a day camel trekking

After breakfast time, we will do camel trek in full day. The two-humped camels are very comfortable to ride, as they walk slowly and gently and we will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. Our camel man will take us to the sand-dunes. After that we will visit to camel herder family who lives around the Khongor Oasis. Taste dairy products of camel milk and drink milk tea. Overnight in the camel herder family.

camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camels are near to the Khongor Sand Dune
camels are near to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day5. Ongi Monastery Ruin- hiking

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (299 km). Ongi Monastery Ruin is the ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communist purges. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at the site was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. It is a good place for overnight of traveling between Central Mongolia and Gobi. We will hike to the ruins for visiting to local ger museum displayed survived objects of destroyed monastery and a small lovely and active Buddhist temple. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day6. Naiman Lakes – horse trek & camping experience.

After breakfast time, we will drive to Naiman Lake (250 km – 6 hours dirt road). A well-known volcanic origin lake Naiman Lakes, (Naiman means Eight, because there is eight small lakes) are located in the caldera depression of Khangai Mountain in 2400 m. This unique Crater Lake is fed solely by falling rain and snow, with no inflow or outflow at the surface, and hence is one of the clearest lakes in the world. Large coniferous trees and rich, lush black forest, the home of many exotic birds and wild life, surround the lake. We will start the horse trek in the afternoon. The horseback riding enthusiast will experience an unforgettable excursion through timbered ridges and mountain meadows. We offer horse pack trips suited for all ages and abilities with rides varying in length . Horse pack trips allow you to reach deep into the southern Siberian wilderness. Overnight in the tent.

Naiman Lakes view from a distance
Naiman Lakes view from a distance

tourists usually do a day horse trek there between Orkhon Waterfall & Naiman Lakes area
tourists usually do a day horse trek there between Orkhon Waterfall & Naiman Lakes area

Mongolia is the best country to wild camp
Mongolia is the best country to wild camp

Day7. Orkhon Waterfall & Tuvkhun Monastery

After breakfast time, we will ride horses to Orkhon Waterfally. Over 25 m high and 10 m wide Orkhon Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in the country and one of the most attractive destination in Orkhon River Valley, UNISCO World heritage site. The surrounding areas of the waterfall was formed by volcanic activities dated back approximately 20,000 years and covered by over 10 m thick lava layer with interesting shapes of bubbles which created smaller waterfalls with 4-5 m heights. There we will meet with our car again & drive to Tuvkhun Monastery (55 km – 2 hours dirt road). The monastery is located on the peak of the densely forested and picturesque mountain Shiveet at the elevation of 2000m. Mongolian first bogd (head of the Buddhism) Zanabazar’s followers built the temple in 1653 for meditation and art studio purpose. There is several interesting things to see. Meditation caves, foot print of Zanabazar on the rock, first drawn version of soyombe, independence symbol, etc. We will hike from the bottom of the mountain to the top or the monastery. We will hike from the bottom of the mountain to the top or the monastery. Overnight in the tent.

view of Orkhon Waterfall
view of Orkhon Waterfall
view of Tuvkhun Templeview of Tuvkhun Temple

camping in here is really nice
camping in here is really nice

Day8. Karakorum- former capital of Genghis Khan

After breakfast time, we will drive to Karakorum (265 km). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years, Erdene Zuu, built in 1586, is the first Buddhist monastery to have been built in Mongolia and by various construction materials were taken from the ruins of Karakorum. At its peak in the late 18th century the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples was home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, by communist purges the whole monastery completely destroyed. We will visit to Karakorum Museum, Karakorum Ruin Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex respectively. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day9. Khustai National Park- wild horses and nomadic family

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khustai National Park (340 km). National Park Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky’s horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century. It was discovered in western Mongolia in the late 1870s by the Russian explorer N.M. Przhevalsky. Several expeditions since 1969 have failed to find this horse, which probably crossed with half-wild domesticated horses and lost its distinct features. Specimens have been kept and bred in zoos, and Mongolia in the late 20th century attempted to reintroduce them into the wild. We will reach to the research center and drive further for looking wild horses and shoot their pictures. On arrival you will have lunch at the nomads’ ger. Enjoy the joyful atmosphere and learn the clever nomads’ way of life by taking every chance of taking part in the nomadic life activities like a nomad. Experience the milking cows or goats. Watch how they produce tasty and nutritious dairy products. Then, participate in the nomads’ daily chores – prepare dried dung from a nearby mountain for the family’s household use for making fire. Overnight in the nomadic family.

a takhi wild horse walking in Khustai Mountain
a takhi wild horse walking in Khustai Mountain

a-man-looking-wild-horses-at-khustai-national-park
TGM;s guide is looking wild horses takhi by binocular

customers are with nomadic family in front of their ger
customers are with nomadic family in front of their ger

Day10. Drive back to UB

After breakfast time, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city (75 km). After arrive in the city, you will be transferred to yout accommodation and end the trip.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our drivers with our customers in Central Mongolia
our drivers with our customers in Central Mongolia

Mongolia is located in different natural zones. West part is very high mountains and east part is just steppe. North is southern most part of Siberia and south is Gobi Desert. But central part of Mongolia is mountainous and covered by trees with many rivers and streams. This tour is very contrast you will travel cool Khangai Mountain and then reach to hot desert. You will not believe that just 3 days ago you were in lush green nature, when you are traveling around Khongor Sand Dune in Gobi.

– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
– Visit to authentic nomadic family & overnight in a traditional ger dwelling
– Ride sturdy Central Asian tarpan horse just like legendary nomads Mongol warriors
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert

Length: 8 days
Area:
 Southern and Central Mongolia
Type:
 private package tour
Climate & Potential date: from early of May to end of September, each year
Difficulty: moderate (Trip is not suitable for children & elder)
Distance: driving: 1200 km (+590 km), horseback ride: 200 km

By days: Day1. Karakorum
Day2. Tuvkhun Monastery & Orkhon Waterfall
Day3. Full day horse trek through Naiman Lake
Day4. Ongi Monastery Ruin
Day5. Bayanzag
Day6. Khongor Sand Dune
Day7. Yol Valley
Day8. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
2090 USD for 1pax
1290 USD p.p for 2pax
1030 USD p.p for 3pax
900 USD p.p for 4pax
820 USD p.p for 5pax
770 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 140 usd
Included: 6 nights in  tourist ger camp, 1 night in the tent, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1690 USD for 1pax
970 USD p.p for 2pax
740 USD p.p for 3pax
620 USD p.p for 4pax
550 USD p.p for 5pax
510 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 6 night s in local ger guesthouse, 1 night in the tent, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Karakorum – Genghis Khaan’s capital city

pick you up from your accommodation – drive to Karakorum /360 km/ – check-in to the local accommodation – Explore and enjoy historical sites around Erdene Zuu khiid (Erdene Zuu monastery complex), visit to the Kharkhorum Museum – dinner time – free time – overnight there

Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day2. Tuvkhun Temple – hike in the larch forest & Orkhon Waterfall – horse ride

breakfast time – drive to Tövkhön khiid /90 km/ – lunch time and meet local horseman and horses – ride and explore Tövkhön khiid – drive to Orkhon Waterfall (50) – dinner time – leisure hike around the waterfall – overnight there

The monastery is located on the peak of the densely forested and picturesque mountain Shiveet at the elevation of 2000m. Mongolian first bogd (head of the Buddhism) Zanabazar’s followers built the temple in 1653 for meditation and art studio purpose. Over 25 m high and 10 m wide Orkhon Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in the country and one of the most attractive destination in Orkhon River Valley, UNISCO World heritage site. The surrounding areas of the waterfall was formed by volcanic activities dated back approximately 20,000 years and covered by over 10 m thick lava layer with interesting shapes of bubbles which created smaller waterfalls with 4-5 m heights.

view of Orkhon Waterfall
view of Orkhon Waterfall
tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley
tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley
there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall
there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall

Day3. Horsetrek trek to Naiman Lake

breakfast time – horseback riding towards Eight Lakes – lunch time – horseback riding – dinner time – riding to the nomadic family home – overnight in the tent (110 km)

The horseback riding enthusiast will experience an unforgettable excursion through timbered ridges and mountain meadows. We offer horse pack trips suited for all ages and abilities with rides varying in length . Horse pack trips allow you to reach deep into the southern Siberian wilderness.

view of Shireet Lake of Naiman Lakes area
view of Shireet Lake of Naiman Lakes area

tourists usually do a day horse trek there between Orkhon Waterfall & Naiman Lakes area
tourists usually do a day horse trek there between Orkhon Waterfall & Naiman Lakes area

this area is home of the yaks
this area is home of the yaks

Day4. Ongi Monastery Ruin – hiking

breakfast time – drive to Ongiin khiid /250 km/ – check-in to the local accommodation – lunch time – Explore Buddhist temple ruins, once was biggest complex in 17th century at Ongiin khiid (Ongi Monastery) – dinner time – free time  – overnight there

Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day5. Bayanzag – famous dinosaur site

breakfast time – drive to Bayanzag /170 km/ – check-in to the local accommodation – lunch time – free time – dinner time – Hike and explore most famous dinosaur site, Bayanzag or Ulaan ereg  (Flaming Cliffs) in the setting sun – overnight in there

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.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day6. Khongor Sand Dune – camel riding and climbing

breakfast time – drive to Khongoryn els /150 km/ – check-in local accommodation – lunch time – short drive to Khongoryn els – Climb up to over 200 m high Khongoryn els (Singing or Khongor sand dunes) and ride two humped camels around picturesque desert oasis Khongoryn gol (Khongor river) – drive back to local accommodation – dinner time – free time – overnight there

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.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day7. Yol Valley – a narrow picturesque gorge

breakfast time – drive to Yolyn am /190 km/ – lunch time – horse back riding in picturesque narrow Yolyn am (Eagle valley) and see ice glaciers in hot summer time in the second biggest Desert in the World, Gobi and visit to local attractive museum – drive to and check-in the local accommodation – dinner time – free time – overnight there

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.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley

Day8. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

breakfast time – drive to Dalanzadgad (60 km) – transfer to local airfield – fly to Ulaanbaatar (1.5 hours) – pick you up from airport – transfer to your accommodation – endtransfer to your accommodation – end

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our guide & our 3 customers are in Central Mongolia
our guide & our 3 customers are in Central Mongolia

This tour itinerary well planned as best time effectiveness and covers most famous destinations of Gobi and plus visiting to Orkhon Waterfall, Tsenkher Hot Spring and Karakorum. It has wonderful activities such as camel ride, horse ride, see wild life and visit to nomadic family and more…

– Visit to authentic nomadic family & overnight in a traditional ger dwelling
– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
– Stay in open bath of Tsenkher Hot Spring and take rest
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert

Length: 8 days
Area: Gobi, Central Mongolia
Type:
 private package tour
Potential date and weather condition: from May to Oct, each year.
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1450 km (+580 km), flight: 1.5 hours

By days: Day1. Karakorum
Day2. Tsenkher Hot Spring
Day3. Orkhon Waterfall
Day4. Ongi Monastery Ruins
Day5. Bayanzag
Day6. Khongor Sand Dune
Day7. Yol Valley
Day8. Fly back to UB
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
1970 USD for 1pax
1200 USD p.p for 2pax
950 USD p.p for 3pax
830 USD p.p for 4pax
750 USD p.p for 5pax
710 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 160 usd
Included: 6 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the horseman family, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1590 USD for 1pax
880 USD p.p for 2pax
640 USD p.p for 3pax
530 USD p.p for 4pax
460 USD p.p for 5pax
410 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 1 night in tourist ger camp, 6 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belongings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Karakorum- Genghis Khan’s former capital

breakfast time – drive to Karakorum /360 km/ – see Great Imperial Map – lunch time – visit to Erdene Zuu monastery complex and its turtle rocks – visit to Karakorum museum – dinner time – free time – overnight in Kharkhorin

Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day2. Tsenkher Hot Spring- relax in hot spa

breakfast time – drive to Tsenkher Hot Spring /120 km/ – lunch time – hike through Tsenkher River Valley – take rest – dinner time – relax in open bath – overnight in tourist ger camp

Tsenkher’s abundant therapeutic natural hot spring, flows out from the ground at +86°c, have been identified as amongst the best in the Mongolia in terms of healing qualities, radio energy & temperature variance & water supply, and are particularly effective in treating a multitude of ailments and skin diseases because they can accommodate many different forms/strengths of therapy.

hot spring water comes out from this place
hot spring water comes out from this place

relaxing in open hot spring bath
relaxing in open hot spring bath

Day3. Orkhon Waterfall- horse ride

breakfast time – drive to Orkhon Waterfall /120 km/ – lunch time – horse ride – dinner time – hike and explore Orkhon River Canyon and the Waterfall –  overnight in the nomadic family

Over 25 m high and 10 m wide Orkhon Waterfall is the biggest waterfall in the country and one of the most attractive destination in Orkhon River valley, UNISCO World heritage site. The surrounding areas of the waterfall was formed by volcanic activities dated back approximately 20,000 years and covered by over 10 m thick lava layer.

view of Orkhon Waterfall
view of Orkhon Waterfall
tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley
tourists usually ride horses in the Orkhon Valley
there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall
there is another smaller waterfall near Orkhon Watefall

Day4. Ongi Monastery Ruin – hike

breakfast time – drive to Ongi Monastery /280 km/ – lunch time – visit to Ongi monastery and its ruins – dinner time – free time – overnight in there

Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day5. Bayanzag – dinosaur site

breakfast time – drive to Khongoryn els /170 km/ – stay in local accommodation – lunch time – short drive to Khongoryn els and enjoy and climb up to over 200 m high Khongoryn els (Singing or Khongor sand dunes) and ride two humped camels around picturesque desert oasis Khongoryn gol (Khongor river) – dinner time – free time – overnight in there

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.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day6. Khongor Sand Dune – camel ride and sand climb up

breakfast time – drive to Khongoryn els /150 km/ – stay in local accommodation – lunch time – short drive to Khongoryn els and enjoy and climb up to over 200 m high Khongoryn els (Singing or Khongor sand dunes) and ride two humped camels around picturesque desert oasis Khongoryn gol (Khongor river) – dinner time – free time – overnight in there

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.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day7. Yol Valley – horse ride & natural museum

breakfast time – drive to Yolyn Am (Eagle Valley) /190 km/ – lunch time – horse riding through Valley – see local museum at Yolyn Am – dinner time – free time – overnight in there

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.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley

Day8. Ulaanbaatar

breakfast time – drive to Dalanzadgad /60 km/ – fly to Ulaanbaatar /1.5 hours/ – transfer to your accommodation – end

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our guide & our customers in Central Mongolia
our guide & our customers in Central Mongolia

This tour itinerary might be one of the top 3 tour itinerary in Mongolia and covers most famous destinations of Gobi and plus visiting to Karakorum and Khustai National Park. It has wonderful activities such as camel ride, horse ride, see wild life and visit to nomadic family and more…

– Meet wild horse in their natural habitat – hike through the Khustai National Park
– Visit to authentic nomadic family & overnight in a traditional ger dwelling
– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert

Length: 7 days
Area: Gobi, Central Mongolia
Type: private package tour
Potential date and weather condition: from May to Oct, each year.
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1210 km (+580 km), flight: 1.5 hours

By days: Day1. Khustai National Park
Day2. Karakorum
Day3. Ongi Monastery Ruins
Day4. Bayanzag
Day5. Khongor Sand Dune
Day6. Eagle Valley
Day7. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
1700 USD for 1pax
1030 USD p.p for 2pax
810 USD p.p for 3pax
700 USD p.p for 4pax
640 USD p.p for 5pax
600 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 140 usd
Included: 5 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the nomadic family, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1390 USD for 1pax
780 USD p.p for 2pax
580 USD p.p for 3pax
480 USD p.p for 4pax
420 USD p.p for 5pax
380 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 6 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Khustai National Park – wild horses & stay in nomadic family.

We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Khustai National Park (90 km – 1 hour). National Park Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky’s horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century. It was discovered in western Mongolia in the late 1870s by the Russian explorer N.M. Przhevalsky. Several expeditions since 1969 have failed to find this horse, which probably crossed with half-wild domesticated horses and lost its distinct features. Specimens have been kept and bred in zoos, and Mongolia in the late 20th century attempted to reintroduce them into the wild. The afternoon will be spent at leisure hiking in the surrounding mountains with an evening visit to the wild horses while they come to drink in the evening. On arrival you will have lunch at the nomads’ ger. Enjoy the joyful atmosphere and learn the clever nomads’ way of life by taking every chance of taking part in the nomadic life activities like a nomad. Experience the milking cows or goats. Watch how they produce tasty and nutritious dairy products. Then, participate in the nomads’ daily chores – prepare dried dung from a nearby mountain for the family’s household use for making fire. Overnight there.

group of wild horses takhi in Khustai National Park
group of wild horses takhi in Khustai National Park
a-man-looking-wild-horses-at-khustai-national-park
TGM;s guide is looking wild horses takhi by binocular
customers are with nomadic family in front of their ger
customers are with nomadic family in front of their ger

Day2. Karakorum – capital of Genghis Khan

After breakfast time, we will drive to Karakorum (280 km – 5 hours). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. We will visit to Karakorum Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex etc. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day3. Ongi Monastery Ruin

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (270 km – 6 hours).Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. We will leisure hike around the ruins. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day4. Bayanzag – dinosaur site

After breakfast time, we will drive to Bayanzag (170 km – 4 hours). 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. In the evening, we will leisure hike around the site. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day5. Khongor Sand Dune – camel ride

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (150 km – 4 hours). 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. In the afternoon, we will ride 2 humped camels and climb up to the top of the sand dune. Overnight there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day6. Yol Valley – horse ride

Today, we will drive to Yol Valley (190 km – 5 hours). 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. We will ride horses there and hike trough the narrow valley. Overnight there.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley

Day7. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we will go to local airfield for fly to Ulaanbaatar (60 km – 1 hour). After you landed in Ulaanbaatar, we will transfer you to your accommodation.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our guide & driver with our customers in Gobi Desert
our guide & driver with our customers in Gobi Desert

This tour enables you to see major highlights of Gobi Desert and Karakorum. This tour might has lots of driving.

– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert
– Feel being on moon surface and see and witness strangely featured place of Ongi monastery ruins
– Visit the home of a nomadic family in the Mongolian steppe
– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital Karakorum

Length: 7 days
Area: Middle and South Gobi Desert and Central Mongolia
Type: private package tour
Climate & Potential date: from early of May to end of September, each year
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1810 km

By days: Day1. Tsagaan Suvarga
Day2. Yol Valley
Day3. Khongor Sand Dune
Day4. Bayanzag
Day5. Ongi Monastery Ruins
Day6. Karakorum
Day7. Back to the Ulaanbaatar
Prices

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
1670 USD for 1pax
1020 USD p.p for 2pax
800 USD p.p for 3pax
700 USD p.p for 4pax
630 USD p.p for 5pax
590 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 120 usd
Included: 6 nights in tourist ger camp, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water,
Not included: gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1330 USD for 1pax
720 USD p.p for 2pax
520 USD p.p for 3pax
420 USD p.p for 4pax
360 USD p.p for 5pax
320 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 6 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag
Not included: food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself.more other Customers’ FAQs
Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff – colorful earth wall

We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Tsagaan Suvarga (480 km). It is sheer slope and was an old seabed with sedimentary structure created by millions years and the different colors of the ground represent different times. The formation is over 50 m in its highest point and continues 400 m and looks like a ancient ghost city form a distance. There is no clear date of geography research work and it is good spot take rest and overnight place driving to South Gobi desert from Middle Gobi desert. We will do some hiking around the site. Overnight there.

Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from a distance
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from a distance
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from the bottom
Tsagaan Suvarga Cliff view from the bottom

Day2. Yol Valley – horse ride and natural museum

After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (205). 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 we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Overnight there.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley

Day3. Khongor Sand Dune – camel ride

After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (190 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. We will ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes 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 there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day4. Bayanzag – dinosaur site

After breakfast time, we will drive to Bayanzag (150 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 paleontological sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day5. Ongi Monastery Ruin

After breakfast time, we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruins (155 km). Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. It is a good place for overnight of traveling between Central Mongolia and Gobi. We will hike to the ruins for visiting to local ger museum displayed survived objects of destroyed monastery and a small lovely and active Buddhist temple. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day6. Karakorum – former capital of Genghis Khan

After breakfast time, we will drive to Karakorum (265 km). Karakorum, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years, Erdene Zuu, built in 1586, is the first Buddhist monastery to have been built in Mongolia and by various construction materials were taken from the ruins of Karakorum. At its peak in the late 18th century the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples was home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, by communist purges the whole monastery completely destroyed. We will visit to Karakorum Museum, Karakorum Ruin Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex respectively. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Karakorum

Day7. Drive back to UB

After breakfast time, we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city (365 km). After arrive in the city, you will be transferred to yout accommodation and end the trip.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.

Overview
our guides with our customers in Gobi Desert
our guides with our customers in Gobi Desert

You will see former capital city of second largest empire in the history – Kharkhorin and the fourth largest biosphere reserve in the world – Gobi in together by a tour. Short visit to a real nomadic family is also in the itinerary.

– Discover Erdene Zuu, built from the rubble of Genghis Khan’s capital
– Visit the home of a nomadic family in the Mongolian steppe
– Explore most famous sights of Gobi Desert

Length: 6 days
Area: 
Central Mongolia, Gobi desert
Type:
 private package tour
Potential date and weather condition: from April to October, each year.
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 1200 km (+580), flight 1.5 hours for OW

By days: Day1. Kharkhorin
Day2. Ongi Monastery Ruins
Day3. Bayanzag
Day4. Khongor Sand Dune
Day5. Yol Valley
Day6. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar
Detailed Itinerary

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

Standard Arrangement What is standard arrangement?
(Staying through the tourist ger camps) What is tourist ger camp?
1550 USD for 1pax
940 USD p.p for 2pax
740 USD p.p for 3pax
640 USD p.p for 4pax
590 USD p.p for 5pax
550 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 100 usd
Included: 4 nights in tourist ger camp, 1 night in the local hotel, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, mineral water, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
Budget Arrangement What is budget arrangement?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is local ger guesthouse?
1200 USD for 1pax
650 USD p.p for 2pax
470 USD p.p for 3pax
380 USD p.p for 4pax
330 USD p.p for 5pax
290 USD p.p for 6pax
Included: 5 nights in local ger guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight pick up
Not included: OW domestic flight, food service, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance

Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

? Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself. more other Customers’ FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Kharkhorin – capital city of Genghis Khan

We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Kharkhorin (360 km). Kharkhorin, the capital of Great Mongolian State where today there is a small local township. In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in Orkhon River Valley by order of Genghis Khan and after collapsing of Yuan dynasty of Khuvilai Khan Min state’s invaders sacked the city and massacred its inhabitants in 1388 and ruined it. After 200 years, Erdene Zuu, built in 1586, is the first Buddhist monastery to have been built in Mongolia and by various construction materials were taken from the ruins of Kharkhorin. At its peak in the late 18th century the complex of ornate gardens and 62 temples was home to over 1000 lamas. But in 1937, by communist purges the whole monastery completely destroyed. We will visit to Kharkhorin Museum, Kharkhorin Ruin Open Museum and Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex respectively. Overnight there.

Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
Turtle Rock at Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
our customers are entering to Erdene Zuu Monastery
Imperial Map at Karakorum
Imperial Map at Kharkhorin

Day2. Visit to nomadic family and Ongi Monastery Ruin

After breakfast time, we will drive to a nomadic family. Enjoy the joyful atmosphere and learn the clever nomads’ way of life by taking every chance of taking part in the nomadic life activities like a nomad. Experience the milking cows or goats. Watch how they produce tasty and nutritious dairy products. Taste their drink Airag (horse milk). Then, participate in the nomads’ daily chores – prepare dried dung from a nearby mountain for the family’s household use for making fire. Then we will drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (270 km). On the route, you will realized open grassland steppe gradually changing to arid semi desert nature. Ongi Monastery Ruins is the visible ruins of a Buddhist monastery founded in 1760 and destroyed in 1937 by communists. Located on the shore of the Ongi River, the monastery was formerly one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Raw violence of the destruction at Ongiin Khiid was still visible, still palpable, even though it happened over years ago. It is a good place for overnight of traveling between Central Mongolia and Gobi. We will hike to the ruins for visiting to local ger museum displayed survived objects of destroyed monastery and a small lovely and active Buddhist temple. Overnight there.

Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi Monastery Ruins view
Ongi River
Ongi River
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi
our tourists listen interesting history of the Ongi

Day3. Bayanzag – dinosaur site

After breakfast time, continue the drive towards Bayanzag (170 km). On the route, you will see “high way” of Gobi Desert. 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 paleontological sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight there.

Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
Dinosaur eggs were found from Bayanzag first time
view of Bayanzag
view of Bayanzag
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening
tourists usually do short hike around Bayanzag in the evening

Day4. Khongor Sand Dune – camel riding and sand dunes climbing

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. We will ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes 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 there.

Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
Khongor Sand Dune view from a distance
camel riding in Gobi Desert
camel riding in Gobi Desert
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune
tourists usually climb up to the Khongor Sand Dune

Day5. Yol Valley – horse riding, nature museum

After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (190 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 we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Overnight there.

view of Yol Valley
view of Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
horse riding in Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley
before mid of Jul there is ice glacier in the Yol Valley

Day6. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast time, we will drive to Dalanzadgad (60 km) and fly back to Ulaanbaatar. After you arrive in the city, our driver will pick you up and transfer to your drop off place.

Booking

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.

Information
  • Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
  • This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
  • Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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 aircraft.
Customers’ FAQ

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer Testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page. more Customers’ FAQs

Please let us know should you have further inquiries! We are looking forward to assist you with organizing your stay in Mongolia and answering any questions you might have about this tour. We want your holiday experience in Mongolia to be as amazing as it is possible.