Gobi Desert Jeep Safari

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Price: $76
7 Days / 6 Nights
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Description

The Gobi Desert stretches across approximately 1.3 million km2 of Mongolia and China. Contrary to a traditional sandy desert landscape, much of the Gobi is bare rock. The Gobi's unique views makes for an unforgettable experience, especially when travelling by Jeep.

Destinations
Covering a total distance of approx 1,838 km.
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)
  • 203 km
  • Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Mongolia)
  • 181 km
  • Tsagaan Suvarga (Mongolia)
  • 386 km
  • Yolyn Am Valley (Mongolia)
  • 179 km
  • Khongor Sand Dunes (Mongolia)
  • 391 km
  • Bayanzag (Mongolia)
  • 135 km
  • Ongiin Khiid (Mongolia)
  • 362 km
  • Ulaanbaatar (Mongolia)


 

Tour Map

Fare


Included:

Transportation and driver
English speaking guide
Accommodations
Meals
Clean drinking water
National park and monastery entrance fees
Horseback riding

Not Included:

Personal shopping
Insurance
Alcohol
Additional activities
Other..

Highlights

Perfect introduction to Mongolia for first-time visitors
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Get up close to native wildlife..
Desert in Mongolia
Great Mongolian Empire was flourishing on the Gobi Desert along the Silk Road.
Khongoryn sand dune
Mazaalai lives in Mongolian Gobi Desert
few areas conserving the Bactrian camel Bactrian camel is native in Gobi

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 The Granite Mountains
After meeting at your hotel, we will drive to Baga Gazaryn Chuluu, 1751-meter-tall granite mountains in the Dundgobi province. These mountains contain ancient temple ruins, petroglyphs, rich minerals, and crystals.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Lunch and Dinner
DAY 2 Limestone Cliffs
First thing, we will drive to Tsagaan Suvarga. Here we will see limestone cliffs with spots of bright red and purple minerals. From the top of the cliffs, we will look out along the badlands.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 3 The Gorge
From Tsagaan Suvarga we will drive to Yolyn Am, a deep and narrow gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains. This gorge is named after the Lammergeier, which is called Yol in Mongolian.

We will explore the valley on foot and learn about its history.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 4 Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes
We will then travel to the magnificent Khongoryn Els, one of the largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia. The dunes stand up to 30 meters high and 12 kilometers wide.They stretch 100 kilometers along the desert. We will have time to climb to the top of the dunes, ride camels, and visit a nomadic family.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 5 Bayanzag's Flaming Cliffs
From Khongryn Els, we will drive to Bayanzag--also known as the Flaming Cliffs. This area is famous for yielding the first discovery of dinosaur eggs. Also specimens of Velociraptor and eutherian mammals have been found here.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 6 Ruins of Ongi Monastery
After breakfast, we will leave Bayanzag and drive to the Ongi Monastery on the banks of the Ongi River. At its peak the monastery had 28 temples and housed more than a thousand Buddhist monks.

However, Ongi was badly destroyed during the Stalinist purges in the 1930s. Now the monastery is mostly in ruins. But thanks to locals in 1994, one of the temples was rebuilt and a few monks have since returned.

Stay overnight in a ger camp. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 7 Return to Ulaanbaatar
We will drive back to Ulaanbaatar today, and return you to your hotel by late afternoon.

Breakfast and lunch

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