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Aguu Nuudelchid Co., Ltd
Building 28, 17th khoroo, Bayangol district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Phone: (976)-99873696
Fax: (976)-70113585
E-mail: info@mongoliatouragency.com
Skype: mongoliatours@skype.com

Office hours: 09:00-18:00
Monday – Friday

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Gobi & Central Mongolian Wilderness Tour

Let’s travel across the Gobi Desert and the secluded land of central Mongolia with 4 wheel drive vehicles. A trip to the Gobi Desert offers you a real adventure into the magnificent landscape of the mysterious rocky hills, colorful sandy cliffs, exquisite sand dunes and endless vast steppes. In the Gobi you will have opportunities to ride two-humped camel, visit a nomadic family, see the orange sunset, climb the highest sand dune, see ancient rock drawings, visit the home ancient people – a historical cave and discover the other hidden Gobi wonders.

Then a trip to Central Mongolia brings you to crystal clear freshwater lakes, a hot spring, flower-covered valleys, spectacular forested mountains, famous cultural and historical sights, and beautiful protected areas with abundant wildlife. In the Central Mongolian region you will have opportunities to relax in colorful natural beauty, walk to the best overlook spots, experience Mongolia’s cultural heritages, have an exciting city tour and enjoy visiting interesting museums and temples. These adventures and more are included in this tour. Please see in detail below and explore the Gobi and Central Mongolia with our team.

Tour code: AD-10

Suitable time: middle of May – September

Duration: 15 days/ 14 nights

Tour price for 2017:


Group size

 
Price USD/ per person
Hotel*** Hotel****
2 pax 2510 2592
3-5 pax 2010 2091

6-10 pax

1855

1936

11-15 pax

1630 1712

Note: Single supplement is available at 320 USD
Included in the price:
  • 3-4 star hotel in twin/double occupancy in UB
  • Tourist ger camps (twin/triple sharing)
  • Tents/ local hotel (twin sharing)
  • Camping equipments
  • Airport/ hotel/ airport transfer
  • Transportation by 4WD minivan with fuel
  • Experienced driver
  • Guiding/ interpreting service
  • All meals as indicated on the itinerary
  • A bottle of water, daily
  • Museums and folklore performance
  • Entrance fees for national parks & protected areas
  • Camel riding (1 hour) with guide
  • Invitation letter if needed
Excluded in the price:
  • Single supplement fees
  • International airfare
  • Travel insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Excess luggage charges
  • Video and photographing fees
  • Extra and optional activities’ cost
  • Tips for guide and driver
Discounts for:
  • For children of family tour (depending on age)
  • Every 16th member is free for group tours
  • Who brings minimum 3 pax

Tour Itinerary Day by Day

Exp: (Ger - a Mongolian traditional dwelling /Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and City Tour.
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. We will meet you at the airport with your name sign. Visit the National Museum of Mongolian History, Gandan Monastery and Genghis Square (Sukhbaatar Square), the city’s central square in front of the Mongolian Parliament building. Here we will provide you with some basic information about Mongolia and our capital, Ulaanbaatar. (Hotel/ Lunch, Dinner)

Day 2. Baga Gazariin Chuluu Protected Area.
Meet at the hotel and drive south to the beautiful Baga Gazariin Chuluu local protected area. Visit the some spots in Baga Gazariin Chuluu: a temple ruin used by Buddhist monks, a hole with Holy Water for the eyes and a small cave. Walk over pretty rocky granite hills to admire the natural beauty. Overnight in a traditional Mongolian ger. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 3. Tsagaan Suvarga “White Stupas” - Natural Wonder.
Today we continue driving to one of Mongolia’s great natural beauties, Tsagaan Suvarga – “White Stupas”. These colorful cliffs were part of an ancient sea bottom millions of years ago. Nowadays it is a natural wonder with fantastic color combinations. Walk through Tsagaan Suvarga and enjoy the fantastic views. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 4. Bayanzag “Flaming Cliffs” – Ancient Dinosaur Land.

In the morning we will drive to Bayanzag – “Flaming cliffs”. This place is famous for its dinosaur fossils, eggs and the special Gobi tree, the “saxaul”. In 1922 American explorer Roy Chapmen Andrews and his expedition members found the first dinosaur eggs as well as numerous fossil skeletons of dinosaurs that lived 70-80 million years ago. Visit the Flaming Cliffs. Walk in the Gobi “saxaul” forest and enjoy its natural beauty. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 5. “Yoliin Am” Strictly Protected Area - Bearded Eagle Canyon.
Drive to Yoliin Am – “Bearded Eagle Canyon”. Yoliin Am is a strictly protected area since 1965 and it is located in the Gobi Three Beauties National Park. Yoliin Am is famous for its high & narrow canyons, frozen summer stream and wild life such as bearded eagles, wild Argali sheep, ibex, and Mongolian mice. The stream remains frozen even in July, the hottest month of the year. Visit a small museum of the Gobi Three Beauties National Park and enjoy the picturesque Bearded Eagle Canyon, its wildlife and frozen summer stream. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 6. “Khongor” Sand Dunes.
Drive west to beautiful Khongor Sand Dunes. Khongor is one of the largest sand dunes in Mongolia. Its height reaches to 300 meters and extends from the northwest to the southeast over 180 km. The place is famous for its magnificent sand dunes, “Singing Dune”, the highest, Green Oasis and beautiful sunsets. Visit and enjoy the hospitality of a camel breeder’s family, learn about Mongolia’s traditional nomadic way of the life and enjoy a ride on a camel. Climb the Singing Dune and enjoy the ultimate amazing view of the Gobi sand dunes and the Green Oasis from the top of the dune. Visit and walk around the Green Oasis or “Cool Spring”. Enjoy the beautiful Gobi orange sun set in the evening. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 7. Bichigt Rock Engravings – White Cave – Ancient People’s Home.
Today we will drive to the northwest to Bichigt and White Cave. First visit the famous Bichigt Rock. Bichigt is a rock canyon with well-preserved rock engravings and drawings dating from the Bronze Age. The rock drawings depict the life of ancient people, daily activities, hunting, agricultural scenes and wildlife in surprising ways. Enjoy seeing thousands of examples of ancient arts. Continue driving to White Cave or “Tagaan agui” in Mongolian. White Cave is located in gorgeous Ikh Bogd Mountain (3957 meters above sea level). The cave’s inner wall is covered with crystals. The White Cave was home to ancient people and scientists have found traces of Stone Age people from 700,000 years ago. Drive to Bogd Sum overlooking Orog Lake. (Local hotel/ B, L, D)

Day 8. Arvaikheer – Eight Lakes Natural Reserve.
After breakfast we will drive to exotic “Khuisiin Naiman Nuur” Natural Reserve – Eight Lakes in English. On the way we will pass the town of Arvaikheer which is the center of Uvurkhangai Province. Have lunch in Arvaikheer and continue driving to the Eight Lakes. The lake of Naiman Nuur lies at an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level and this area has been protected since 1992. Red deer, wild Argali sheep, Siberian ibex, musk deer, wild boar, duck and other birds have been sighted here. (Tents/ B, L, D)

Day 9. Eight Lakes Natural Reserve.
Today will be a wonderful day of relaxing in the untouched nature of Naiman Nuur Natural Reserve. There are nine freshwater lakes, notably Shireet, Bugat, Khaliut, Khaya, Khuis, Shanaa, Duruu, Baga and Shanaga, last one being pretty small. The surrounding mountains have a forest belt some 300-400 meters wide while there are no trees at the tops. The reflections of larch forests and majestic mountains on the lake water are amazing. Free time for walking, bird watching and relaxing in this exotic natural reserve. (Tents/ B, L, D)

Day 10. Visit the Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall.
In the morning we drive to Ulaan Tsutgalan or “Red Waterfall” in English. The waterfall is on Ulaan River which flows through basalt rocks formed by a unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes around 20000 years ago. Ulaan Tsutgalan Waterfall cascades from a height of 20 meters and is naturally most impressive after heavy rain but disappears in dry seasons. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 11. Tuvkhun Monastery– Tsenkher Hot Spring.
After breakfast drive to Thenkher Hot Spring via Tuvkhun. Tuvkhun Monastery is located on the top of the 2312 meter high Undur Shireet Mountain. The monastery was established by the first Mongolian Buddhist saint, Zanabazar, in 1654. Zanabazar lived, worked and meditated here for 30 years. There are 14 small temples, a hermit’s cave, several pilgrimage sites as well as Zanabazar’s boot imprint on a rock. Enjoy amazing views of the natural surroundings from the peak. Have a picnic lunch. Continue driving to Tsenkher Hot Spring in Arkhangai Province. Thenkher Hot Spring water contains a blend of the most useful minerals for the human body. Mongolians say its water is a pleasant treatment for stress, nervous disorders and rheumatism. Enjoy walking to the beginning of the mineral spring and having hot mineral water bath. Here you will also have an opportunity to go horseback riding on your own if you like. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 12. Karakorum – Ancient Capital of the Great Mongolian Empire of Genghis Khan.
In the morning we will drive to Karakorum, the ancient capital of Mongolia. Karakorum (Kharkhorin) was the capital of Great Mongolian Empire of Chinggis Khan in the 13-14th Centuries. Visit one of Mongolia’s two largest monasteries, “Erdenezuu”, Museum of Karakorum and surrounding sites of Karakorum: the Great Khan’s monument, the legendary Turtle of Karakorum and the Phallic Rock statue. Erdenezuu Monastery has a complex of 108 stupas and over 10 temples that contain rich displays of Mongolian Buddhism. The Erdenezuu Monastery and ruins of Karakorum were registered as UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 1996. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 13. Khustai National Park.

Drive to Khustai National Park. This park protects the “Takhi” wild horse, also known as Przewalski’s wild horse. The park also contains a great diversity of other rare wild animals and plants. Visit a small museum of the Takhi wild horse and watch a short documentary film about Khustai NP. Enjoy seeing the Takhi wild horse and other wild life in the late afternoon. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Day 14. Return to Ulaanbaatar and City Tour.
Return to Ulaanbaatar. Visit Bogd Khaan Palace Museum, the last Mongolian king’s winter palace, Buddha Park, featuring a 23 meter tall statue of Buddha and the Zaisan Hill War Memorial. The huge monument on the top of the hill was created as a memorial to soldiers who died in World War II. Zaisan Hill overlooks the city and offers the best panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar and its surrounding sacred mountains. Later we will go shopping at a cashmere factory outlet store, a souvenir shop or whatever else you want to do. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Mongolian folklore performance of song, dance, music and contortionists followed by a farewell dinner at a fine Mongolian restaurant. (Hotel/ B, L, D)

Day 15. Departure.
Meet at the hotel and transfer to the airport for departure. (B)



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