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Chingis Khaan horse statue & Terelj NP - Gobi Desert – 9 days tour

580$

Let us take you to Terelj National Park and Mongolia’s wonderful Gobi Desert. The Mongolian Gobi Desert is one of the most unique, untouched and mysterious places on the earth. The Gobi is a sparsely populated place but it is a home to two-humped Bactrian camels, antelope, white and black tailed gazelle, the Khulan wild ass, the Takhi wild horse, wild Argali mountain sheep, Ibex, Saiga antelope and the world’s only Mazaalai Gobi bear. The Gobi Desert was once an ancient inland sea bottom and nowadays it is a world of complex wonderful natural creations. “Southern and Middle Gobi” over-land tour takes you from Ulaanbaatar to the most popular sights in the Gobi. Visit a local nomadic family and learn about Mongolia’s nomadic way of the life, visit the gorgeous canyon of Yoliin Am, the 180 km long massive sand dunes of Khongor, the world famous Dinosaur Lands’ Flaming Cliffs or Bayanzag, the incredible ancient sea bottom of the White Stupas, the spectacular granite park, Baga Gazriin Chuluu and a hospitable camel breeder’s family to experiencing their nomadic way of the life. Listen to the sounds of silence and natural melody from the top of “Singing Dune”, overlooking the superb Gobi and view the desert sun setting. Enjoy relaxing, walking, camel riding and many more interesting. We are dedicated to providing you with the most joyful and wonderful adventure.


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Today we will visit to the Zaisan Hill. After that we will drive to the Chinggis Khaan Statue complex & Terelj National Park. Chinggis Khaan Statue complex is located in “Tsonjin Boldog”, a historical place where Chinggis Khaan found his golden whip. The statue was created as a memorial to the Man of the Millennium “Chinggis Khaan”. The 40 meter high stainless steel statue of Chinggis Khaan on the horseback is the largest of its kind in the world. Visitors can climb to the top of the horse’s head and have a farseeing and panoramic view over the complex area.

Continue driving to the Terelj National Park. Terelj National Park is a picturesque place of high granite cliffs that were eroded by natural forces creating a wonderful landscape of granite tors as if sculpted by some giant sculptor. Most visited places in the park are Turtle Rock formation and Aryabal Meditation Temple. You will visit to the Aryabal meditating temple by horse and walking in the serene nature. (Ger camp/ L, D)

Today we will visit to nomadic family, learn about the basic nomadic way of the life in Gobi region. Feel free to ask any questions about their way of life. Do other daily activities. Play traditional Mongolian games, have traditional Mongolian meal and help the family: milk goat, make dairy products: curd, cheese, butter, yogurt in summer and autumn. Herd their livestock to pasture or collect and herd them back home. Do or help with any of these activities you choose. Stay overnight with family in a traditional Mongolian dwelling, the Ger.  (Ger nomadic family/ B.L.D)

Drive to Bayanzag “Flaming cliffs”. This place is famous for its dinosaur fossils, eggs and the special Gobi tree, the “saxaul”. In 1922 American explorer Roy Chapmen Andrews and his expedition members found the first dinosaur eggs as well as numerous fossil skeletons of dinosaurs that lived 70-80 million years ago. Visit the

Today we will drive to southwest to the Khongor Sand Dunes. We will visit and enjoy the hospitality of a camel breeder’s family, learn about Mongolia’s traditional nomadic way of the life. Khongor is one of the largest sand dunes in Mongolia. Its height reaches to 300 meters and extends from the northwest to the southeast over 180 km. The place is famous for its magnificent sand dunes, “Singing Dune”, the highest, Green Oasis and beautiful sunsets. Climb the Singing Dune and enjoy the ultimate amazing view of the Gobi sand dunes and the Green Oasis from the top of the dune. Enjoy the beautiful Gobi orange sun set in the evening. Enjoy camel riding. Walk to the Green Oasis and cool spring. (Ger camp/B, L, D)

After breakfast we will drive east to “Yoliin Am” Strictly Protected Area “Bearded Eagle Canyon”. “Yoliin am” is a strictly protected area since 1965 and it is located in the Gobi Three Beauties National Park. “Yoliin Am” is famous for its high & narrow canyons, frozen summer stream and wild life such as bearded eagles, wild Argali sheep, ibex, and snow leopard. The stream remains frozen even in July, the hottest month of the year. Visit a natural museum of the Gobi Three Beauties National Park and walk to the picturesque Bearded Eagle Canyon, its wildlife and frozen summer stream. (Tent or Ger camp/B. L, D)

Today we will visit to one of Mongolia’s great natural beauties, Tsagaan Suvarga “White Stupas”. These colorful cliffs were part of an ancient sea bottom millions of years ago. Nowadays it is a natural wonder with fantastic color combinations. Walk through Tsagaan Suvarga and enjoy the fantastic views. Good spot to get picture of sun set, sun rise and night stars with these colorful cliffs. (Ger camp/ B, L, D)

Today we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar. On the way we will visit the some spots in Baga Gazariin Chuluu: a temple ruin used by Buddhist monks and a small cave. Walk over pretty rocky granite hills to admire the natural beauty. (B.L.)

Included in the price:

  • Experienced driver and car with fuel     
  • English speaking  tour guide
  • Accommodation during the trip
  • Entrance fees for the museums & National Park
  • All meals during the trip (B, L, D)
  • Drinking water
  • Horse and Camel riding /optional/

Excluded in the price:

  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Snacks
  • Personal items
  • Extra and optional activities’ cost
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfare/train ticket
  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar

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