Hidden Treasures of Mongolia

  • Travel destinations: Ulaanbaatar – Yol valley – Khongor Sand Dunes – Bayanzag  – Ulaanbaatar – Murun town – Khuvsgul Lake – Ulaanbaatar
  • Activities: Visit cultural sites and nomads, exploring varied natural landscape
  • Duration: 7nights / 8days
  • Covering distance: 1450km
  •  Season: June – mid September

Day 1 Flight to Dalanzadgad & Travel to Yol valley
We will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport which will take a domestic flight to Umnugobi /South Gobi/ province. It will take roughly one and a half hour. On arrival at the domestic airport of Gobi you will meet the driver and a guide and they will transfer you to the Three Camel Lodge which will take 70kms. After the lunch we will be travelling to Yol Valley. It has a distance of 40kms from the tourist camp. The valley itself is over 10kms long and due to the splendid high cliff walls some parts of Yol valley are completely shaded from the sun. We will hike along this delightful valley, nestled between the beautiful peaks of the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain and exploring the wildlife of the area. Once we finish the hiking of Yol Valley we will return back to the lodge. You will be staying at Mongolian traditional yurt/ger/ with a bathroom. Thus concludes the first day of the journey. LD

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2 Travel to Khongor Sand Dunes
Next day we will be moving onward to the next destination to Khongor sand dunes which will take 180kms to reach. Known as the Singing sand dunes, the Khongor dunes are up to 300 meters high, 15kms wide, and 180kms long. In the afternoon we will hike through the warm golden sand dunes. The view is incredible from top of the dunes. We will be staying in a wooden house with suite bathroom. We will be staying overnight in a Gobi Erdene Ger camp which is not far from the main attraction. BLD

 Day 3 Visit to nomad family & camel riding
Today we will be visiting a local nomad family conversing about their unique lifestyle of the local area. They’re very hospitable friendly hosts which they will offer a traditional delicacy made of camel’s milk. You can also free to taste other traditional dairy products made of cow’s milk. It is optional to hire a camel riding. After visiting the Gobi nomad family we’ll be returning to the Gobi Erdene tourist camp. BLD

 

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Day 4 Travel to Bayanzag

On the fourth day we will be going to the Three Camel Lodge which will take 170kms to reach. We’ll be having a lunch and bit of rest from long car driving. In the late afternoon we will be going to Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs) which will take 30kms. It is a remarkable site of Mongolia where you will able to see a rare saxaul forest, red flaming cliffs and pedestal rocks formed by the Aeolian effects on the sand and rock over millions of years. This is the place where dinosaurs used to lived 70 million years ago, and internationally famous for its archaeological discovery of dinosaur fossils, eggs and hatchlings which belonged to Cretaceous Period. There’s much to explore the flaming cliffs while taking a cool selfie and photos. After exploring the Flaming cliffs we will be returning back to the Three Camel Lodge staying overnight there. BLD

Day 5 Flight back to Ulaanbaatar
Today we will be going back to the main city of Umnugobi province Dalanzadgad and taking a flight back to Ulaanbaatar. After a while we will arrive in Ulaanbaatar city and the driver will escort you to your designated hotel. B

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Day 6 Flight to Murun & Travel to Khuvsgul Lake
Driver will escort you to the airport which you take a flight to Khuvsgul province by a domestic airline. It will take one and a half hours. On arrival at the domestic airport you will meet a driver which he will transfer you to Ashikhai tourist camp located closer to Khuvsgul Lake. Distance between the airport and the Ashikhai tourist camp is 110kms. You’ll be staying in a wooden house with a suite bathroom. LD

 Day 7 Walking around the Khuvsgul Lake
Today we will be hiking around the lake, where we explore rare medical herbs and wildflowers enjoying the fresh breeze of the surrounding area. Also you can hike up a surrounding mountain to get a panoramic view over the lake. It’s optional to hire a boat trip. You will be staying in a wooden house with a suite bathroom in Ashikhai tourist camp. BLD

 

Day 8 Flight back to Ulaanbaatar
On the last day we will be travelling back to Murun city and from there we take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar city. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and the driver will transfer you to the hotel concluding the whole trip. B

 

Included: All activities described in the itinerary, Three Camel Lodge stay (2 nights), Gobi Erdene & Ashikhai tourist camp stay (4 nights)  in a countryside, English speaking guide service, mineral water 1.5L per person per day, RT Domestic flights, entrance fees to Protected Areas, all transfers by 4WD Japanese Jeep in the countryside. Meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner as mentioned per day in itinerary.

 

Excluded: International transportation to and from Mongolia, hotel stay in Ulaanbaatar city, travel insurance, alcoholic drinks, tips and gratuities, laundry and items of a personal nature are excluded from the itinerary.

 

Note:
• We are happy to arrange your hotel and transfers to Ulaanbaatar city, private car transportation to our destinations are at discounted rate.
• International and domestic flight and train tickets would be arranged due to the client requests wishes with our pleasure.

  • City sightseeing tours are offered as optional.
  •  Private departures are available on a request.

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