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Gobi & ancient capital Mongolia

Tour info

Tour code: OG9-1
Days in the countryside: 9 full days
Season: May 15 – Sep 15
Number of participants:  min 2
Transportation:  4x4 WD vehicle
Driving distance: 1900 km

Highlights & Activity

Highlights: Longest sand dunes of Khongoryn els, ice gorge of  Yolyn Am, Red flaming cliffs of  Bayanzag, endless steppe, Kharkhorin - the ancient capital of Mongol Empire & Erdenezuu monastery, combination of sand dune of Elsen Tasarhai & mountain of Hugno Khaan, mountain- Baga Gazryn Chuluu, stone temple ruins of  Sum Khukh Burd, White cliffs of Tsagaan Suvarga.
Acitivity: Experiencing of Mongolian Two-humped Bactrian camel, Hiking wide-open plain, climbing sand dunes, visiting nomadic herder family,
Tip: Almost everyday evening it’s possible to see sunset, sunrise, Gobi mirage and thousands of stars at night sky.

Brief IT:

Day 1. Arrival Ulaanbaatar.
Day 2. Baga Gazrying Chuluu- the granite rock formation
Day 3.  White Stupas of Tsagaan Suvarga
Day 4. Yollyn Am, Gobi national Park.
Day 5. Longest sand dunes of Khongoryn Els.
Day 6.   Visit “Wolf Shelter” and  Camel riding.
Day 7. Red Flaming cliffs of Bayanzag
Day 8. Famous ruins of ONGI temple
Day 9. Karakorum- ancient capital of Mongol Empire 
Day 10. Journey to Ulaanbaatar
Day 11. Departure Mongolia.

Itinerary & map    

Day 1,2.
Arrive Mongolia and we will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Available city tour on request.  Next morning, the tour will start with a drive to the mountain ranges of Baga Gazrying Chuluu- the granite rock formation. On the way, tour will stop and walk to fascinating Khairhan mountain and see wild nature & steppe. The tour ends the day with overnight stay at the traditional ger tourist camp.
Day 3
After breakfast, tour will visit the Sum Khukh Burd – the ruins of stone temple dating back to the 10th century and then it will continue drive to White Stupas of Tsagaan Suvarga, which is 30 meters high white limestone formations. Overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 4
Trip to the deep into the mountains of Yollyn Am, one of Gobi’s main national park, located amongst the tallest mountains in the Gobi. There, you will do a walking tour in the wildlife and see the remaining extraordinary ice of streaming. After the day, there will be an overnight stay in the ger tourist camp.
Day 5.
Drive to most magnificent sand dunes of the Gobi Desert called Khongoryn Els “The Singing Dunes”. There, you will enjoy walking, climbing to the top of the sand dunes and in the evening, you will able to watch the stunning sunset. Day 5 ends with staying at another ger tourist camp.
Day 6
This day will involve a visit to the camel breeding nomadic family and see their everyday life. Experience riding Two-humped Bactrian camel for 1 hour. Short driving and hiking to an interesting landscape of “Wolf Shelter”, walk through the Saxaul forest in the sand dune, where you can see wildlife animals such as gazelle, fox, birds and wolves. You have choice to stay at overnight ger or tent.
Day 7
We will take you to the famous Red Flaming cliffs of Bayanzag, where early discoveries of many dinosaur eggs were found. Also, there will be a walking tour along the young Saxaul trees in the sand dunes. The day will end with overnight stay in a very comfortable traditional ger tourist camp.
Day 8
The tour takes you to the famous ruins of ONGI temple, which was destroyed by communists in 1930s. Tour includes a visit to the local museum and a overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 9
You will travel across the vast steppe and hills towards to Karakorum - site of 13th century capital city of Mongol Empire during Chinggis Khan. There, you will be able to visit Karakorum museum, Erdenezuu monastery, which was built on ruins of Karakorum and Territory statue of Mongol Empire of CHINGGIS KHAN. Day ends with overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 10
After breakfast, tour will take you back to Ulaanbaatar. On the way, it will stop at sand dunes of Elsen Tasarhai , Hugno Khan mountain, where you can see combination of Gobi desert & Khangai region. Once you arrive in Ulaanbaatar, we will transfer you to your hotel.
Day 11.
Transfer to airport/ train station for your departure Mongolia.


Date & Price

May 15- Sep 30
Tour price from 1780 usd


  1. All activities described in the itinerary
  2. Accommodation: Twin shared comfortable ger tourist camp (with hot shower, bathroom, bedding, towel, restaurant)
  3. Full board: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ( Mongolian/European meal)
  4. Bottled water 1,5 liter p.p. daily in the Gobi
  5. English speaking Experienced Gobi guide 
  6. 4x4 wheel drive vehicle with experienced local driver in the Gobi
  7. Admission tickets for museums & National Parks
  8. Two-humped camel  riding for 1 hour
  9. Horse riding for 1 hour
  10. Airport transfers
  11. Tax, VAT


  1. International & Domestic air fare
  2. Hotel  & other expenses in Ulaanbaatar
  3. Camera, video permits inside the museums and temples.
  4. Alcoholic drinks & beverages
  5. Passport, visa & visa services
  6. Laundry  service and items of a personal nature
  7. Travel insurance
  8. Tips and gratuities
  9.  Anything  not mentioned in the included part
1780 USD   Хэвлэх


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