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Our discovery tours are designed to provide you with opportunities to explore the immense land of Mongolia at its best. The places and sights included in our discovery tour itineraries are important landmarks of the regions that highlight the best of what Mongolia has to offer. You can choose from a variety of tours to suits your travel needs and preferences. We have selected these locations and associated facilities to provide you with the best cultural experiences and quality of service.

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Southern circle

southern

Length: 12 days/11nights   

Tour grade: Easy  

Highlights:

  • Major travel routes in the southern Gobi desert, including the flaming cliffs at Bayanzag site following the trails of 1920’s American explorer, Roy Chapman Andrews
  • The Khongor Els sand dunes – the largest sand dunes in Mongolia
  • Yoliin Am or Eagly valley, which  famous for its stunning beauty and rich flora and fauna

Tour info
The Gobi desert covers 30 percent of the country’s vast territory, stretching across the southern region of Mongolia. This region is rich in fauna with species ranging from argali sheep, ibex, snow leopard, lynx, wild ass, gazelles, saiga, wild Bactrian camel and Gobi bear. The region’s flora comprise of over 400 species including many valuable medicinal plants. This region has also been the site of many ancient fossil discoveries. This tour includes major travel routes in the Southern Gobi desert include the Bayanzag - flaming cliffs, Khongoriin Els sand dune, Yoliin Am and historic Orkhon River basin, ancient capital city Kharkhorum, Khustai national park an and natural beauty of  Gobi en steppe area and cultural experiences.


Brief Itinerary

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar
Day 2 Bagagazriin Chuluu       
Day 3. Yoliin Am      
Day  4. Khongor Sand dune  
Day 5. Bayanzag - Flaming cliffs              
Day 6. Ongi temple ruin          
Day 8. Tsenkher hot spa         
Day 9. Ugii lake        
Day 10. Khustai national park                 
Day 11. Ulaanbaatar                
Day 12. Departure   

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar 
Arrival to Ulaanbaatar city of boulevards, blocks and contrasting with them jurtas' housing estates. Accommodation in hotel, breakfast and rest after journey. After breakfast, free time till l lunch,  Afternoon we will visit National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, Natural History Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Mongolian Intellectual Toy Museum, Visit main Square Sukhbaatar, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner. Overnight in ger camp.

Day 2. Bagagazriin Chuluu       
Drive to Gobi desert through Baga Gazriin Chuluu or known as Rock formation. We’ll drive around 280 km through steppe by overview of land-sea and grandiose formation of rocks and basalts of Baga Gazriin Chuluu. In the evening trekking opportunity along rock formations. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 3. Yoliin Am     
Continue drive to Gobi desert. Visit to Eagle valley well known as Yoliin Am that located in Gobi Gurvan Saikhan national park. It is end of the Altai mountain ranges and chance to see wild animals such as wild sheep, ibex, golden eagle and of course vultures. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 4. Khongor Sand dune   
Drive to Khongor sand dune well known as Singing Dune. Khongor sand dune is one of the biggest sand dunes of Mongolia. It has an extraordinary length of approximate 100kms and 12 kilometers wide. There is an oasis near a river Khongor at the northern edge of the sand dunes. Hiking and camel riding along sand dune. Overnight at  ger camp.

Day 5. Bayanzag - Flaming cliffs              
Drive to Bayanzag, known as Flaming cliffs. Bayanzag is an important site for both archeologically and paleontological findings. Complete dinosaur skeletons and eggs are excavated from red cliffs, which look like fire. American explorer Roy Chapman Andrew had discovered this area in early 20 century and getting famous all over the world. If you see carefully, you could find piece of bone or dinosaur egg. In afternoon, short hiking Gobi tree-saxaul forest. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 6. Ongi temple ruin         
Drive up to Ongi temple ruin. It was one of the Mongolian largest monasteries in the Gobi region. There are 2 temple ruins which were built up in 1780s. During repression in 1930s’ these two temples destroyed and many lamas) were executed and imprisoned. If you get up early, you will have a chance to see some wild animals such as wild sheep, wolf etc… Overnight at ger camp.

Day 7. Kharkhorum Erdenezuu Monastery           
Drive to Kharkhorum. Visit Erdenezuu monastery which is the first Buddhist monastery in the country. It was built in 1586 near Kharkhorum city ruin. And see archeological site of the Kharkhorum ancient capital city of Mongolia.  And have short visit to Monument dedicated for Greatest Dynasties of Mongolia and Erdenezuu monastery. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 8. Tsenkher hot spa        
Drive to Tsenkher hot spa. Have spa bath and relax at ger camp. Overnight at ger camp.Stay at the Tsenkher hot spa and relax.  Short hiking is recommended. Overnight at spa camp.

Day 9. Ugii lake       
Drive to Ugii lake which is located in the central Mongolian steppe area. in the afternoon hiking among the tour lake side and oat trip on the lake.  Overnight in ger camp.

Day 10. Khustai national park                 
In the morning visit Kharkhorum archeological museum and Drive to the Khustai national park which is established in 1993 in order to facilitate reintroduction project of the Takhi, central Asian wild horse. Visit core zone of the park to see wild horses and other animal in the national park such as marmot, deer, red deer and more. Overnight at ger camp.

Day 11. Ulaanbaatar                
In the morning stay at the camp and walk to core zone of the park to see wild horses. After lunch drive to the Ulaanbaatar. Visit Gandan Monastery, which holds largest-scale Buddhist activity in the country. Shopping opportunity to cashmere and souvenir shops. In the evening, enjoy Mongolian folk Music and Dance Performance. Overnight at hotel.

Day 12. Departure                   
Check out the hotel. Transfer to the airport for international departure.

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UMNUGOBI EOLIIN AM

Departures Starting date Ending date Status
Departure 1 09 Jun, 2017 20 Jun, 2017 available
Departure 2 07 Jul, 2017 18 Jul,2017 available
Departure 3 07 Aug, 2017 19 Aug, 2017 available

Included

  • 4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatarfor 2 nights
  • Ger camp overnights for 9 nights
  • All land transportation by chauffeured 4WD van
  • English  speaking guide
  • Full boarding (all meals during tour)
  • Sightseeing entrance fee
  • National park entrance tax
  • local festival tax
  • Camel and Horse riding cost for an hour
  • 1 L pure water per day per person

Excluded

  • International airfare or train cost
  • Travel Insurances
  • Beverages
  • Any additional expanse not mentioned above