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East Gobi Train Tour

Overview

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. 

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

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

By days:  Day1. Train journey
Day2. Khamar Monastery 
Day3. Back to Ulaanbaatar
Prices

 

400 USD (for on solo traveler)
260 USD p.p (based on 2pax)
220 USD p.p (based on 3pax)
190 USD p.p (based on 4pax)
Single supplement: 230 usd
Included: 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, RT train ticket, 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. Get better rate. 
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.

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Why domestic flight not included? The rate of the flight tickets is not constant, very changeable & will depends by many reasons such us when to buy etc. But we are able to book the tickets for you in their contract price without any charge or you directly to book by youself. There is 2 companies running in the business Aero Mongolia & Hunnu Air. You can google & book the tickets online.

Why food service not included in the Budget Arrangement? 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.more other Customers' FAQs

Detailed Itinerary

Day1. Trans-Mongolian train journey to Sainshand

In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer you to Ulaanbaatar train station. Then we will catch #286 train. The train journey takes whole day and we will arrive in Sainshand town in the evening. 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 the tourist ger camp.

you will use trans-Mongolian railway for reaching in East Gobi Desert 

newly built temple of Khamar Monastery

 local people believe that they get energy from this area 

Day2. Khamar Monastery - World energy center

After breakfast time and we will drive to Khamar Monastery Complex (30 km). The Khamar 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.

meditation caves at Khamar Monastery area 

petrified trees  

there is small sand dunes 

more pictures & info of Khamar Monastery

Day3. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar.

In early morning, we will arrive in Ulaanbaatar city in the morning and we will transfer you to your drop off place.

Booking

Our Booking is easy & complete in below 4 steps. 

Step1:  Please carefully read our Contract Of Private Package Tour. Cancellation & other condition will be follow this contract. 
Step2:  Send us your Booking Form (Only one of the group member's Booking Form is fine. No need to send us all member's booking forms) 
Step3:  You will be received an Voucher & Invoice from us via email. 
Step4: Select payment method and pay the Payment.
Information
  • 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-15kg lugguge incuding your carry on bags too for free transfer.
  • 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.

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