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Discover the Gobi

8 days  |  Starts/Ends: Ulaan Baatar  |  from USD $3,799

The Gobi desert is a treasure chest of fossilised dinosaur bones and eggs. It is a land of steppe, mountains and the second biggest desert in the world. Enjoy horse-riding, camel riding, desert, sand dunes and museums on this exploration of a fascinating region.

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Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Inclusions

Itinerary

Day 1

Ulaan Baatar

Arrival in Ulaan Baatar and transfer to the hotel. Enjoy a city orientation tour and visit the Natural History Museum. In the evening, experience a Mongolian folklore and dance show, followed by dinner.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Dinner

Day 2

Terelj National Park

This morning visit Gandan monastery and Migjid Janraisag temple. Afterwards, you head out to Terelj National Park, a pristine nature reserve, full of ger camps and unusual rock formations. Lunch is served at a ger camp, after which you go to Turtle Rock and later have the opportunity to go horse riding. By late afternoon drive back to Ulaan Baatar for dinner.
Overnight: Ulaan Bataar  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3

Fly to Gobi

Ulaan Baatar - Gobi. Transfer to the airport for the flight to Gobi (1.20 hrs). Transfer to the tourist camp and have an introduction to the surrounding area.
Overnight: Ger camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4

Canyon of Yolyn Am

Today you will discover the tribune of nomads. Travel to the Canyon of Yolyn Am – a canyon of a river (Valley of Eagle). The trip today includes a visit the Nature museum and a camel breeding family. There is the option to go camel riding, before driving back to the ger camp.
Overnight: Ger camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5

Flaming Cliffs and Saksaul forest

Today there is an excursion to Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs) where it's possible to see the Saksaul forest in the desert, home to complete dinosaur skeletons and fossilised eggs which are still being found today. You’ll also visit the spectacular sand dunes of Moltsog Els.
Overnight: Ger camp  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6

Fly to Ulaan Baatar

Gobi - Ulaan Baatar. Transfer from Dalanzadgad to the airport for your flight back to Ulaan Baatar. Upon arrival transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is at leisure.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7

Bogd Khaan Winter Palace

This morning visit the Bogd Khaan Winter Palace and the National History museum. Spend the afternoon at leisure to further explore the city and pick up any last minute souvenirs.
Overnight: Ulaan Baatar  |  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8

Ulaan Baatar

After breakfast onward transfer to the airport or train station.
Breakfast

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Prices & Dates

Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The single supplement price needs to be added to the twin/double price if single rooms are required. If travelling solo, an additional ‘1-person’ supplement will apply.

 
Price/Person
Single Supp.
Discover the Gobi - 8 days
USD $3799
USD $139

Prices are indicative< and will vary depending on your chosen hotels, room availability as well as time of travel. Please bear this in mind if comparing prices as we always aim to deliver exceptional value.

Please note that discounts will apply if there are more 4 our more people in your travelling party, since fixed costs like transportation and guiding are shared across the group.

Trip Highlights

Ulaan Baatar - provincial capital city of Mongolia on the banks of the Tuul River
Canyon of Yolin Am and Nomad family
Sandunes of Moltsog Els
Terelj National Park - stunning Alpine like natural beauty
Bayanzag - Flaming Cliffs

Included

Arrival and departure transfers on day 1 and day 8
7 Breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners
Natural History Museum Ulaan Baatar
Terelj National Park
Canyon of Yolin Am, Nature Museum, Camel Breeding facility
Bogd Khaan Winter Palace and National History Museum.
4 nights hotel, 3 nights tourist Ger camps
City tour of Ulaan Baatar
Gandan Monastery and Migjid Janraisag Temple
Economy class flights - Ulaan Baatar to Gobi and Dalanzadgad to Ulaan Baatar
Bayanzag excursion, Moltsog Els
English speaking guide

Not Included

Flights and visas
Laundry, drinks and items of a personal nature
Tour Details
Starts
Ulaan Baatar
Ends
Ulaan Baatar
Departs
Any day of the year
Hotel Rating
3 star
Local Payment
None
Tour Guide
Yes - for all included sightseeing
Meals
Breakfast: 7, Lunch: 6, Dinner: 7