This tour takes you through the Great Gobi desert, exploring some of the most remarkable and untouched parts of the globe. By picking this trip you will witness the central and southern parts of Mongolia which you will explore many natural attractions like Baga Gazriin Chuluu, Yol Valley, Khongor Sand Dunes. You will also able to visit the historical sites such as the Old capital city of Kharakhorum and the largest Buddhist Temple complex called Erdene Zuu and many more other places awaits your arrival.
Ulaanbaatar – Baga Gazriin Chuluu – Tsagaan Suvarga – Yol Valley – Khongor sand dunes – Bayanzag – Ongi temple ruin – Orkhon Valley – Kharakhorum – Gurvanbulag community – Khustai National Park – Ulaanbaatar.
We will pick you up from your hotel and travel to Baga Gazriin Chuluu which will take 240kms 5-6hours with drive distance of 240kms. Baga Gazriin Chuluu is a picturesque mountain in elevation of 1,751 meters which is the Granite Belt of Mongolia. We will do the hiking session of 2-3hours. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. LD
We will continue travel to Tsagaan Suvarga about 240kms for 5-6hours. Tsagaan Suvarga or White Stupa is 30 meters high white limestone formation which was created by the power of the winds sculpting this place for over thousands of years. We’ll sight see the surrounding area and hike around the place taking a suitable photos. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
In the morning we will drive to Yol Valley or Lammergeier’s Gorge about 220kms. It has a distance of 40kms from the tourist camp. The valley itself is over 10kms long and due to the splendid high cliff walls. Some parts of Yol valley are completely shaded from the sun. We will hike along this delightful valley, nestled between the beautiful peaks of the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain and exploring the wildlife of the area. We will first visit the local Gobi museum then trek through the Yol valley to feel the fresh breeze to refresh ourselves. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
We will travel to Khongor sand dunes which will take 180kms. Known as Singing sand dunes, the Khongor dunes are up to 300ms high, 15kms wide, and 180kms long. Afternoon we will walk through the Golden sand dunes viewing the surrounding area. The view is incredible from top of the dunes. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
Today we will be visiting a local nomad family conversing about their unique lifestyle of the local area. They’re very hospitable friendly hosts which they will offer a traditional delicacy made of camel’s milk. You can also free to taste other traditional dairy products made of cow’s milk. It is optional to hire a camel riding. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
We will continue travel to Bayanzag which will take 170kms. . It is a remarkable site of Mongolia where you will able to see a rare saxaul forest, red flaming cliffs and pedestal rocks formed by the Aeolian effects on the sand and rock over millions of years. This is the place where dinosaurs used to lived 70 million years ago, and internationally famous for its archaeological discovery of dinosaur fossils, eggs and hatchling which belonged to Cretaceous Period. There’s much to explore the flaming cliffs while taking a cool selfie and photos. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
Today we will travel to Ongi temple ruin which will take 140km. We will visit the local museum and take a hike around the ruins. The guide will tell you the whole story of the ruins of Ongi Monastery. We will be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
Today we will drive to Orkhon valley for 5-6hours about 240kms. We’ll be leaving the Gobi region and enter the steppe zone rich with greenery compare to the Gobi golden soils. We’ll be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
We will travel to Kharakhorum which will take 100kms to reach. Kharakhorum is the ancient capital of Mongolia where Chinggis Khaan established his capital of his Empire in 1220. In 1235, his son and successor, Ogodei built a Palace protected by walls. You will visit to Erdene Zuu Monastery, the largest and first Mongolian Buddhist temple complex built on the ruins of 16th century Kharakhorum city, and we will visit the newly built Kharakhorum Museum. After visiting the museum we will also visit a local cooperative felt workshop and witness how they make the felt products in a cool way. We’ll be staying overnight in a ger camp. BLD
In the morning we will pick you up from your hotel then we will travel to Gurvanbulag soum (a local administration unit) in Bulgan province which will take 100kms. The area has an amazing view. On the way we will visit to Khar Bukhiin Balgas which is the 10th century ruins of fortress. During that time Kitans used it as defensive position against their rivals. In the afternoon you will mount a horse to explore the nearby places with a guide. In the evening you will attend the lesson of “Shagai”. It’s the game where you use anklebones of sheep to play different type of games. No doubt you will have fun playing the Shagai game with local nomad people. Experience the Mongolian archery shooting on a target to check your accuracy. You will be staying overnight in Gurvanbulag community ger camp. BLD
In the morning we will visit the nomad family and enjoy their traditional hospitality and learn about their culture. They offer unconventional home-made special dairy products, such as “aaruul” or dried curds, Mongolian salty milk tea or Suutei tsai and so on. You can interact with nomad people and get more knowledge from their nature hugging lifestyle. After visiting the nomad family we will have a short hike to neighboring sand dunes for 5-8kms. For dinner you will taste “Khorkhog” which is the unique Mongolian barbeque grilled with hot stones. In the evening we will watch how Mongolian skillful cowboys catch horses by “uurga” or traditional wooden lasso and taming an untamed horse that has never been ridden before. You will be staying overnight in Gurvanbulag community ger camp. BLD
We will travel to Khustai National Park which will take 200kms. On the way we will visit to Khar Bukhiin Balgas, is an interesting ruin of ancient town of nomad tribes dated back to 10th century. Then we will continue to drive to Khustai National Park. The National Park covers an area of 50.620ha reserve, protecting the wild Mongolian horses famed as Takhi or Przewalski’s horse. We will visit the information center and get more insight about the Takhi horse. We will visit the Khustai National Park and spot the wild horses hiking around the area. We will be staying overnight in ger camp. BLD
Today you will travel for 100kms to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar city we will transfer you to your hotel. End of the service. B
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Every day had its beauty. But the night at Ursa Major ger camp with lots of stars and the Ongi temple visit, there were wonderful.
The highlight of the trip was visiting the Gobi and meeting local families.