Best of Mongolia (10 days)

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10 Days
9 Nights
Gobi Desert and Central Mongolia


  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • English speaking guide at all times
  • In the countryside all lodging will be in Ger camps
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by a chauffeur-driven 4WD vehicle, minivan or bus in the city area
  • Park entrance fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person

Package price DOES NOT INCLUDE

Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar, hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services, travel insurance, medical insurance, visa application fees, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses such as items of a personal nature, gratuity to local guides and drivers, airfare or train tickets, airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 33 pounds / 15 kilograms), changes of arrival/departure flights, additional services, any charges of force majeure beyond our control (e.g. imposition of quarantine restrictions, etc.), optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc.

Tour Overview

Gobi Desert is one of the main attractions Mongolia has to offer. Contrary to expectations of many people, the Gobi Desert is a place full of life and unique sceneries. This tour will let you fully experience some of the most beautiful places in the country that are both culturally and historically significant to the Mongolian people.

Tour Highlights

Gobi Desert – Yol Valley, Khongor Sand Dunes, Bayanzag and Karakorum

Tour Itinerary

    Overnight Tour
    • Day 1 - Arrival

      Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar, you will be greeted by your guide and driver. Transfer to a hotel. If time permits, optional half or full day city tours are available on request.

    • Day 2 - Middle Gobi / Baga Gazriin Chuluu (220 km)

      Early morning, begin your journey to Baga Gazriin Chuluu, a unique formation of rocks. Visit ruins of an ancient temple and explore the area. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in a Ger camp (LD).

    • Day 3 - Middle Gobi / Tsagaan Suvarga (280 km)

      After breakfast at the camp, drive to Tsagaan Suvarga which may be translated as the White Stupa. The name was given to this limestone cliff because of the way it looks from a far. Hiking and photo shooting opportunities will be present. Overnight stay in a Ger camp. (B/L/D)

    • Day 4 - South Gobi / Yol Valley (280km)

      Drive further south. Arrive at the Three Beauties Mountain range of the Gobi National Park. Spend the day on an excursion to Yol Valley, hiking and enjoying stunning photographic opportunities. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

    • Day 5 - South Gobi / Khongor Sand Dunes (200 km)

      After breakfast drive to Khongor Sand Dunes known as the Singing Dunes. A climb up to the sand dunes will be rewarded with breathtaking views. In the evening observe a spectacular sunset, be sure to prepare your cameras. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

    • Day 6 - South Gobi / Bayanzag (150 km)

      Drive to the world-famous Flaming Cliffs (Bayanzag), rich in saxaul trees of Gobi. Explore the site of the first paleontological discoveries in Mongolia by following the footsteps of Roy Chapman Andrews (January 26, 1884 – March 11, 1960), an American explorer, adventurer and naturalist. Lunch, dinner, and overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D)

    • Day 7 - Middle Gobi / Ongi Monastery (150 km)

      After breakfast, drive north and visit the ruins of the once great Ongi Monastery. Tour the monastic grounds that are undergoing renovation and learn the Monastery’s history. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D)

    • Day 8 - Karakorum, Erdene-Zuu Monastery (300 km)

      After breakfast, drive to Karakorum, once the capital of the 13th century Great Mongol Empire. Visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery, which was the first and the largest monastery in Mongolia built on the ruins of the ancient capital. Tour the monastery and visit several temples with excellent examples of Buddhist Thangka paintings and statues dating back to the 17th century. Visit the Karakorum museum. Dinner and overnight stay in a Ger camp (B/L/D).

    • Day 9 - Ulaanbaatar (380 km)

      After breakfast, begin a return trip to Ulaanbaatar. Lunch on the way. Upon arrival in the city, transfer to the hotel for check in. (B/L).

    • Day 10 - Departure

      Transfer to the airport or the train station for international departure.

    Tour available dates

    2022-06-01 - 2022-09-15

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