Unlike most people`s common imagination about desert, Mongolia Gobi desert is mostly vegetated, vast steppe and a home to a big number of came herders. Due to its size and sparse inhabitation, it instantly brings tranquility and evokes masteries to its visitors.
The word Gobi simply means desert in the Mongolian language. The gobe is a land of extremes: decent rain does no falls really often.it can be well over 40 c during summer, and below -40 c in winter. You will travel to the Gobi Desert, where a three day circuit explores the lofty sand dunes of Khongoriin Els, the glacial canyon of Yolyn Am, and the red cliffs of Bayanzag, where the world’s richest deposits of dinosaur fossils are found.
After pick you up your preferred stay in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to airport for your flight to Dalanzadgad, the capital of Umnugobi probince. The flight takes hour and a half and your arrivel at the airstrip in Dalanzadgad, the Local team will be eaiting for you. After Lunch drive to the Khongot sand dunes well known as Singing Dune. Khongor sand dune is one of the biggest sand dunes of Mongolia. The sand dunes change color with each hour of the day, fro yellow to silver to rose- colored at (dawn/sundown). On the way see to Dungene valley – a wonderfully picturesque place and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. You will be riding on camel to explore the Khongor sand dunes. The two – humped Bactrian camels are very comfortable to ride as they walk slowly and gently, and you will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably in between them. Our local camel guide will lead you safety through the sand dunes. Plus, you will have an opportunity to visit a camel herdsman family to experience their lifestyle, culture and traditions. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
In early morning you will enjoy to sunrice in Sand dune, today we will drive to Bayanzag (known as Flaming Cliffs where the first nest of dinosaur eggs found in 1922) as a famous for remains of dinosaurs which lived here 60 million years ago. 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 in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Today we will visit to Eagle valley well known as Yoliin Am – a wonderfully picturesque place with ice even in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. These areas are situated in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park that encompasses the Three Beauties peaks and most easterly points of the Altai Mountains. You will have a chance to see wild animals such as wild sheep, ibex, golden eagle and of course vultures. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast take a time to prepare you bags and we will drive to back to Dalanzadgad with your guide foryour return flight to Ulaanbaatar. (B). After arrive in UB we will pick up you from airport and drive to your preferred stay in UB.
Please contact us for prices of children (3-12 years old)
Package price includes:
Accommodation in Ger camp*- twin sharing
Domestic Flight /2 ways UB- Dalanzadgad province/
Professional driver and tour bus
English speaking guide
Meals as mentioned in itinerary
Sightseeing entrance fee
Entrance fee to National parks and protected areas
Tickets to museums
Two Bottles of 0,5 litre drinking water per day
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Packages price excludes:
Ger camp single supplement 25 USD per person/per night;
If you are a citizen of one of the 46 countries that has been visa granted `visa-free access` to Mongolia, or 41 countries covered in a 30 day visa-free visit regime until 31st December 2016, you do not need to present a visa when entering Mongolia for tourism purposes. With exception of those, visitors are required to have a valid visa issue by Mongolian diplomatic missions or honorary consuls abroad. The following materials are required to obtain a visa under ground of tourism:
Passport, valid for at least six months from the end intended period of stay in Mongolia
One passport size photo
Completed and signed Visa Application Form for Tourists
Invitation from Mongolia (Either an invitation of the receiving entity, or an official request of the sending country and the organization).
Transit visa processing requires visa for next destination, and copy of onward tickets.
By airways: Providing you with comfort flights, Mongolia national flag carrier MIAT – Mongolian airlines operate scheduled and chartered flights to Ulaanbaatar from Berlin, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka and Beijing. The Chinggis Khaan international airport, conveniently located 18km southwest of the capital, hosts following carriers apart from MIAT:
We will always be happy to help arrange your international flight to Mongolia. By railways: if your holiday duration plan allows, another great way to get to Mongolia is via trans-Mongolian train. This is possible either fro Moscow of Beijing. Thw journey takes 4 nights and 5 days fro Moscow, and 1 night and 2 days from Beijing. It is a magical journey, which takes you from the heart of buzzing downtowns of metropolises into nomadic Mongolia, past the Great Wall of China through the Gobi desert, or Russian countryside villages through the Baikal Lake. Also trains to border cities run every day, as the cities of Ulaan-Ude (Russia) and Erlian (China) are both popular get-way destination for locals, for a little cultural sightseeing and a bit of shopping. You can let us handle your international railway tickets, to make your travel plan even smoother.
Foreign currency can be exchanged at commercial banks and Mongolian national currency “Tugrug“ are in notes of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 10.000 and 20.000. The currency code for Tugriks is MNT, and the currency symbol is ₮
The US dollar is preferred currency. Credit cards are also accepted at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops. UB and major cities have ATMs.
Mongolian nationwide electricity output is 220V/50HZ in a European style plug. Most likely all the sockets will feature 2 widely spaced round pins. Bit ni worries if your device is different, because universal plug converter is commonly found at relatively cheap price here in Mongolia.
Mongolians have several national holidays and celebrations, and when we talk about celebrating holidays, we means to do it nationwide. Believe us, celebrations take festival forms is most cases, and some certain are
We select restaurants based on our experiences, client satisfaction, location and cuisine. Normally we include three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day during the whole trip.
In Ulaanbaatar, you can expect a good variety of quality restaurants with international foods. Breakfasts usually are served in western style at the hotel where you stay in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolian and Western cuisines are both available throughout Mongolia.
We generally eat breakfast and dinner in tourist Ger camp and some day of longer trip take a packed lunch. Your packed lunch will be carried in appropriate containers to prevent spillage or spoiling. Ger camps serve both Mongolian and international foods, and there will usually be a choice of main dish.
According to the Mongolian rating system, 2- 5 star hotels are approved to receive foreign guests. Our accommodations are carefully chosen, based on our research, our experience, and feedback from clients, to provide the best combination of high-quality accommodations, affordability, and convenient location. We give clients the opportunity to stay in a wide range of accommodation, depending on tour from 3* to 5* hotels in cities and best tourist Ger camps in countryside trip.