Discover the Gobi - 8 days

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.

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 (D)
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 (B, L, D)
A wooden Mongolian hut in the Gobi Desert
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 (B, L, D)
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 (B, L, D)
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 (B, L, D)
A group camel riding through the Gobi Desert in Mongolia
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 (B, L, D)
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 - homestay (B, L, D)
Day 8: Ulaan Baatar
After breakfast onward transfer to the airport or train station. (B)

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Tour Details
  • Starts in: Ulaan Baatar / Ends in: Ulaan Baatar
  • Departs: Any day of the year
  • No local payment required
  • Breakfast:7, Lunch: 6, Dinner: 7
  • Hotel Rating: 3 star hotels & Ger Camp
  • Tour Guide: Yes
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