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Overview

Discover the best sites of Gobi-Desert on this 10 days of Southern Mongolia exploration. Encounter such magical sights of Great Gobi – Flaming cliffs, Khermen Tsav, Nemegt Canyon, Zulganai which are famous for their paleontological findings. Travel over scenic geological formations of Nemegt, known as one of the most diverse dinosaur localities in Mongolia on this journey across South Gobi.

Highlights

  • Marvel at scenic formations of Mongolian desert canyons
  • View vast emptiness from Khermen Tsav
  • Saddle up on a camel and enjoy a wonderful day at Khongoryn Els
  • Gazing at the stars in the night sky
  • Explore dramatic mountain ranges in the Gobi Desert

Itinerary

DAY 1. TO WHITE CANYON / TSAGAAN SUVARGA /
This gobi desert adventure begins with warm welcoming with your private tour guide and driver. Afterwards, heading out to Tsagaan suvarga, a big limestone fissure facing east, which looks like Mars planet from its top and it provides excellent scenery of the amazing limestone formations created by the wind. The place is an ancient seabed aged over from 70 to 80 million year.
DAY 2. TO GOBI GURVAN SAIKHAN NATIONAL PARK / YOLIN AM GORGE /
On route to Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park to visit Yolyn am, a deep and narrow gorge with steep rock walls situated at the southern end of Altai Mountain Range. The Gorge is named after vulture, which is called Yol in Mongolian as well as known as ice canyon. The ice field reaches over 3m deep in some years, and stretches several kilometers. The ice field remained whole year round in the past years, but lately the ice tends to disappear in mid-July due to global warming.
DAY 3. TO KHUREN KHANAN RANGE / SAIN SARYN VALLEY /
Continue our gobi desert exploration to Khuren Khanan Khets, an attractively formed volcanic mountains with 5 lanes of banded rock canyons in Noyon village of South Gobi province. Upon arrival at  Sain Saryn Valley, one of the 5 lanes of the rock canyons with a stream, you'll take your leisure time to explore the greatest formation of gobi mountains.
DAY 4. TO NEMEGT BASIN / DRAGON'S GRAVE /
Head to Nemegt formation, one of the world famous dinosaur sites. The site was also named as dragon's grave by some scientists who discovered many different species of dinosaur fossils from the Nemegt, such as Nemegtosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Bataar, Oviraptor, Protoseratops, dinosaur eggs, etc.
DAY 5. TO KHERMEN TSAV CANYON VIA NARAN DAATS / GOBI-DESERT MEADOW /
Drive towards the spectacular Kherman Tsav, a 100 - 250m deep ravine, located in Gurvan Tes village of South Gobi province. The canyon stretches about 15 - 20 km and it was once an ocean 70 - 80 million years ago. It's majestic looking limestone formations have been formed by wind and rainwater erosion. The place is ideal for nature enthusiasts alike, visualize weathered steep walls, sandstone pillars, vast panoramic views and scenic hiking. The canyon is not only one of the famous places for dinosaur findings, also the biggest canyon in the Mongolian gobi desert. On the way to the Khermen tsav, we’ll enjoy some sites, such as Naran Daats, a beautiful meadow composed of a brook, poplars, elms and desert cupressus.
DAY 6. TO KHONGOR SAND DUNES
Drive early to Khongor sand dunes, the second largest and most spectacular sand dunes in Mongolia that offers the iconic images of the Gobi Desert which we strive for. The dunes stretched in an extraordinary 120km, 3-28km wide and about 300m high from its base to top.
DAY 7. CAMEL RIDING & EXCURSION TO SINGING DUNES
Off-driving till evening. After having breakfast, we'll ride a camel nearby Khongor river. Afterwards, enjoy our lunch and then take our leisure time till 5pm. We'll excursion to Singing dunes after having our dinner at 5pm to see a magnificent view of sunset from the highest point of the Khongor dunes.
DAY 8. TO FLAMING CLIFFS / BAYANZAG /

We depart to our next destination "The Flaming Cliffs or Bayan Zag – saxaul forest lies around 90 km from the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. The place became famous with its first scientifically recognized dinosaur fossilized eggs in the world and different species of dinosaur skeletons was discovered by Roy Andrew Chapman, American explorer in 1923.

DAY 9. TO BAGA GAZARYN CHULUU / GRANITE OUTCROPS /
Travel to Baga gazaryn chuluu, plutonic rocks, located in Middle Gobi province. It’s about 15km long and 10km wide granite rock hills. The massif granite hide many historical and archaeological evidences in it. The place also contains several caves and mineral springs as well as pile of worshipped stones nearby a temple ruin in the middle of aspen trees.
DAY 10. BACK TO ULAANBAATAR CITY
Head back to Ulaanbaatar city and transferred to accommodation. if you want to extend your holiday, more time in Terelj National Park or maybe longer in Hustai National Park please let us know to discuss your ideal trip.

 

Inclusions

Included
  • Transportation & fuel
  • Accommodations during the trip
  • All tours & activities listed in the itinerary
  • National park & museum admissions
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Airport transfer on arrival
  • All meal ( BLD ) VEGT available
  • Camel riding
  • Mineral water
  • Camping gear
Excluded
  • Travel insurance
  • Tourist attractions not listed in the itinerary
  • Personal items
  • Alcoholic drinks ( available to purchase )
  • Pre & post tour accommodation
  • Tips ( discretionary )

Map

Mongolia Desert Adventurer - 10 Day Gobi Desert Expedition

 
 Tour Duration10 days
Max Group Size12 pax
  AvailabilityMay - November
 
 Best Price Guarentee
 Customizable Travel Itinerary
Starting from
$740pp*
$860pp*
Group sizePrice per personTour price
1$ 2,980$ 2980
2$ 1,695$ 3,390
3$ 1,230$ 3,690
4$ 985$ 3,940
5$ 845$ 4,225
6$ 740$ 4,440
Larger group on request

SUGGESTED TOUR EXTENSIONS

  • Extend to Terelj National Park
  • Extend to Hustai National Park
  • Extend further into Burkhan Buudai NR
  • Extend further into Eight Lakes National Park

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