Ulaanbaatar - East Gobi - Zamyn-Uud
- Travel through one of the lowest population density place in the World - East Gobi
- You’ll enjoy three nights of camping under millions star of clear sky
Gobi is huge. It is second biggest desert in the World. East part of the Gobi Desert is its one of the lowest population density and emptiest part. This itinerary is a quiet off road safari to isolated spectacular rocky hills, where you will be in just with your tour members, and away from any shops, restaurants and there is nothing to buy. You may ride your camel and not see anyone except maybe a small herd of wild ass, or single ger of nomads with few camels. Later as the huge desert stars come out you will relax and watch your guide and camel driver cook you dinner, freshly prepared for you, over a small camp fire. Simple camp beds, and tents, are optional. Everything at there is endemic and real. If you avoid from touristic spot and this tour for you. After this tour, you will be transferred to Zamyn-Uud border town for the crossing Mongolia-China border.
Length: 6 days
Type: Private Package Tour
Area: East Gobi Desert
Potential dates and weather condition: from Jun to Sep, each year
Difficulty: easy - moderate
Distance: 850 km
|Day1. Ikh Nart
Day2. Zagyn Us
Day3. Suikhent Mountain
|Day4. Ergeliin Zoo
Day5. World Energy Center
Day6. Drive to Zamyn-Uud
|Standard Arrangement (tourist ger camp)|
|1520 USD for 1pax
840 USD p.p for 2pax
610 USD p.p for 3pax
|490 USD p.p for 4pax
450 USD p.p for 5pax
380 USD p.p for 6pax
|Single supplement: 230 usd
Included: 1 night in Tourist Ger Camp, 4 nights in the tent, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag
Not included: gratuities for staffs, personal expenses, travel insurance
Child policy: 0 - 3 years old baby free of charge, 4 - 12 years old child: 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discounts you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.
Day1. Ikh Nart National Park - wild sheep.
In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and drive on the paved road to the Ikh Nart National Park (300 km). It covers an area of about 66,000 hectares of granite rocky hills and semi-desert steppe environments and harbors large populations of argali sheep. Mongolian meaning of Ikh Nart is great sun and established in 1996 as national park. Also, it is home to other wild animals such as ibex (mountain goats), wild ass, black vultures and various species of birds. After lunch time, we will hike around the 2 springs, Khanzan Mountain and Burgasan Am, of the national park for looking argali sheep. Overnight in tent.
Day2. Zagyn Us National Park - trees of Gobi.
After breakfast time, we will drive to Zagyn Us Nature Reserve (200 km). Zagyn Us meaning is 'water of zag tree' and for keeping its natural beauty of zag forest of Gobi Desert. Its squire is 2736 km and is protected since 1996. In the afternoon, we will hike in zag forest and take some interesting picture and photos. Overnight in tent.
Day3. Suikhent Mountain National Park - petrified trees & Ergeliin Zoo National Park.
After breakfast time, we will drive to Suikhent Mountain National Park (170 km). Suikhent Mountain is home of petrified trees of Jurassic Period which is about 60 million years ago and proclaimed as protected place in 1996 for protecting trees. Some of those impressive petrified trees up to 20 m long. Some petrified trees diameter can reach at 2 m. Before lunch time, we will explore petrified trees at the mountain and climb up to the top.
Then we will drive to Ergeliin Zoo National Park (120 km). It is a distinctive natural formation plateau of the Gobi plain terrain that is containing remaining of ancient world existed before 30 million years. Purpose of keeping natural virgin formation, the national park was proclaimed in 1996. We will hike around there after dinner time. Overnight in tent.
Day4. Khamar Monastery - energy center.
After breakfast time and we will drive to Khamar Monastery Complex (200 km). The monastery was established by educator, poet and noble monk Danzanravjaa in 1820. He chose the site of the monastery believing the surrounding area radiated with a spiritual energy fostered by the Gobi desert. But the monastery was completely destroyed by communist purges in 1937. Rebuilding efforts still continued from 1992 and got large success. Current series of monasteries was built in recent years. Mongolians believe that the site is energy center and often visit there for taking energy from the ground.
There, we will see 108 Caves, real dinosaur skeleton on the ground and petrified threes of Jurassic Period respectively. Also, we will hike around and enjoy small sand dunes. Before we head to the tourist ger camp, we will drive to Khusliin Khar Mountain. Climb up there and see panoramic view. After lunch time, we will drive back to Sainshand town. There we will visit to Danzanravjaa Museum. In the evening, we will catch catch the train #285 for back to Ulaanbaatar and overnight on the train. Overnight in tourist ger camp.
Day5. Drive to Zamyn-Uud
After breakfast time, we will drive to Zamyn-Uud border town (212 km). After arrive in the town, you will be transferred to yout accommodation and end the trip.
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- Above prices are changeable by changing components (kind of services) of the itinerary.
- This is a private tour and you or your travel buddies will be in the tour.
- Domestic flight companies accept only 10kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
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- It is your responsibility to ensure you are in correct pick up location at correct time as stated on your booking form.
- No smoking in travel vehicles or aircraft.
- Trip itineraries may include some element of risk.
- In the budget arrangement, you have to bring your own sleeping bag. If you like you can hire it from us.
Why food was not included in the Budget Arrangement and is it easy to get food there?
You can buy meals from local ger guesthouses by paying only 2 or 3 usd per meal. There is plenty of food shops on the way when you are touring. You can carry your own food from UB. It is nice you eat our own breakfast and then buy meals for lunch and dinner. Meals will be basic and usually cooked Mongolian traditional or Russian styled foods. Or you can get basic free kitchen belonings from us and cook yourself.
I want to join to another group. Is it possible?
Yes it is possible, if we have a group fitted date and same tour. Check it with us. We understand people want to share cost by joining another tours. But shorter tours (under 8 -10 days) are not often possible for join-in. If there is no tour you can join, you can post your tour in our Join-In Or Build Group section for collecting some travel other travel buddies. Usually longer tours (vacation kind of) tours are available for join and you can see our Group Scheduled Tours.
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