Imagine you are riding on two-humped camel and going on the edge of huge sand dunes in Mongolian Gobi Desert. Enjoy not only camel riding but also climbing to the 300 meter high sand dunes and see the fantastic view of the green oasis. Visit the most famous dinosaur land “Flaming Cliffs”, Bearded Eagle’s Canyon, and a hospitable nomadic camel breeder’s family and experience their nomadic way of the life. Do you want to experience all above? If yes, this tour is dedicated for you!
|Tour code: HCR-1
late May – September
7 days/ 6 nights
Tour price for 2017:
|Price USD/ per person
Note: Single supplement is available at 200 USD
|Included in the price:
- 3-4 star hotel in twin/double occupancy in UB
- Tourist ger camps (twin/triple sharing)
- Airport/ hotel/ airport transfer
- Domestic flights
- Transportation by 4WD minivan with fuel
- Experienced driver
- Guiding/ interpreting service
- All meals (B, L, D)
- A bottle of water, daily
- Museums and folklore performance
- Entrance fees for national parks & protected areas
- Camel riding (3 days) 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
- 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/ L, D)
Day 2. Flight to the Gobi – “Bayanzag” Ancient Dinosaur Land and camel riding.
Drive to airport and take a morning flight to Dalanzadgad, the center of South Gobi Province. 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. Then enjoy riding on a two-humped camel to the Gobi “saxaul” forest or Flaming Cliffs for the rest time. (Camel riding/ Ger camp/ B, L, D)
Day 3. “Khongor” Sand Dunes, camel riding.
In the morning we will drive to 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. Drive to the highest sand dune. 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. Havea half day of camel ridingby the sand dunes. Enjoy the beautiful Gobi orange sun set in the evening. (Camel riding/ Ger camp/ B, L, D)
Day 4. Khongor Sand Dunes, camel riding.
Today we Visit and enjoy the hospitality of a camel breeder’s family, learn about Mongolia’s traditional nomadic way of the life. Have a full day of camel riding to the “Cool Spring” in the Green Oasis. Enjoy taking pictures, relaxing or trekking by the dunes and admire the Gobi beauty. (Camel riding/ Ger camp/ B, L, D)
Day 5. “Yoliin Am” Strictly Protected Area - Bearded Eagle Canyon.
Drive to Yoliin Am – “Bearded Eagle Canyon” via Dungenee Pass. 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. Flight to Ulaanbaatar, city tour.
In the morning we fly back to Ulaanbaatar. We will then 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 7. Departure.
Meet at the hotel and transfer to the airport for departure. (B)