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
Day6. Khongor Sand Dune
Day7. Yol Valley
Day8. Fly back to UB
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
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.
|wall of the Erdene Zuu Monastery & Turtle Rock||inside of the Erdene Zuu Monastery Complex||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.
|staying open bath at the hot spring||hot water comes from the underground in +80c from here|
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.
|small orkhon waterfall||Orkhon Waterfall is biggest waterfall in Mongolia|
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 Ruin view||Ongi River view||Ongi Monastery Ruin’s museum & active temple view from front side|
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 found from here in first time||tourist usually do hike for explore the site||Bayanzag view from the car parking|
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.
|from the top of the Khongor Sand Dune in the morning||Khongor Oasis view from a distance. Background white mountain is Khongor Sand Dune||camel riding in Gobi Desert|
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.
|Yol Valley view from the entrance||horse riding in here fun||you might see ice in July in hot desert in Yol Valley|
breakfast time – drive to Dalanzadgad /60 km/ – fly to Ulaanbaatar /1.5 hours/ – transfer to your accommodation – end
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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.
- 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.
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