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Ulaanbaatar - Khamar Monastery - Zamyn-Uud

- Discover the Khamar Monastery & World Energy Center
- Famous Gobi Desert tour combined with Trans-Mongolian train journey

The Trans-Mongolian first class train travels through a beautiful part of Gobi. It passes through the amazing landscapes of Mongolia from the open grassland steppe to apricot coloured dunes of the Gobi. As the lights of civilisation are left behind, spectacular sunsets give way to silent darkness under a blanket of stars, followed by wonderful sunrises in East Gobi. After this tour, you will be transferred to Zamyn-Uud border town for crossing the border to China.

Length: 3 days
Type: Private Package Tour (for only you and your friends)
Area: East Gobi Desert
Potential dates and weather condition: all year around
Difficulty: easer - moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)

Day1. Catch train to Sainshand
Day2. Khamar Monastery
Day3. Zamyn-Uud


Standard Arrangement (tourist ger camp)
440 USD for 1pax
290 USD p.p for 2pax
240 USD p.p for 3pax
220 USD p.p for 4pax
200 USD p.p for 5pax
190 USD p.p for 6pax
Single supplement: 40 usd
 1 night in Tourist Ger Camp, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, train tickets, train station drop off & pick up
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.

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Trans-Mongolian train journey to Sainshand. /D/

In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you to Ulaanbaatar train station. Then we will catch #286 train at 09:15. The train journey takes whole day and we will arrive in Sainshand town at 19:20. On the way, you will see the natural scenery of Gobi desert and changing steppe to semi-desert area. Our local driver will pick you up and transfer you to the tourist ger camp. Then we will have dinner and overnight in tourist ger camp.

Day2. Khamar Monastery - energy center. /B,L/

After breakfast time and we will drive to Khamar Monastery Complex. 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.

Day3. Arrive in Zamyn-Uud.

In early morning, we will arrive in Zamyn-Uud border town at 07:00 o'clock and we will transfer you to your drop off place.

How to book this tour?

  • Step1: Check availability of the tour via email (to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or phone call (+976 99811918 or 88701918) and get confirmation.
  • Step2: Please carefully read our Contract
  • Step3: Send us your Booking Form
  • Step4: You will be received an Invoice from us via email.
  • Step5: Select payment method and pay the Payment.
  • Step6: Recieve the Voucher via email.


  • 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.
  • All transactions will be conducted in United States currency, U.S Dollars
  • 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.

Customers' FAQ:

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.

How long have you been in business?
We have been providing high-quality sightseeing travel  at low prices for over 10 years. Read our customer testimonials. You can also see ratings and reviews of our tours from real travelers on the tour/activity details page.

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