Gobi Standard Trip
South Gobi Desert was provides the biggest draw for sightseers when travel in Mongolia. Probably 60-70% of the travelers visit to Gobi Desert. The quickest & easeast way to get to there fly to & back the Dalanzadgad town which is administration center of Umnugobi province. Most visited places in the Gobi Desert is: Yol Valley, Khongor Sand Dune and Bayanzag. This itinerary overnight on each places without time rushing.
- Use 1,5 hours flight & easy to get there
- Great journey through most famous 3 destinations of Gobi Desert
- Including ancient rock drawings Khavtsgait Rocks
- No time rushing spend more time for discover Gobi Desert
Length: 4 days
Area: South Gobi Desert
Type:private package tour
Potential date and weather condition: from May to Sep, each year
Difficulty: easier - moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 580 km, flight 3 hours for RT
|By days:||Day1. Fly to Gobi. Bayanzag
Day2. Khongor Sand Dune
|Day3. Yol Valley
Day4. Fly back to UB
We offer 2 different type of tour arrangements for our customers.
|740 USD for 1pax
460 USD p.p for 2pax
370 USD p.p for 3pax
|330 USD p.p for 4pax
300 USD p.p for 5pax
290 USD p.p for 6pax
|Single supplement: 60 usd
Included: 2 nights in Tourist Ger Camp, 1 night in the local hotel, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, mineral water, domestic flight drop off & pick up
Not included: RT domestic flight, gratuities for staffs, personal expenses (extra some drinks, souvenir buying, locals concerts etc), travel insurance
|Budget ArrangementWhat is Budget Arrangement of TGM?
(Staying in the local ger guesthouses) What is Local Ger Guesthouse of Mongolia?
|620 USD for 1pax
350 USD p.p for 2pax
270 USD p.p for 3pax
|220 USD p.p for 4pax
200 USD p.p for 5pax
180 USD p.p for 6pax
|Included: 3 nights in Local Ger Guesthouse, land transportation, English speaking guide service, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs, sleeping bag, domestic flight drop off & pick up
Not included: RT domestic flight, food service, 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.
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
In the morning, we will pick you up from your accommodation and transfer to the airport. After you arrived Dalanzadgad, our local guide and driver will pick you up and drive to Khavtsgait Rock Painting (40 km). These ancient rock drawings date back 3000 years. Mountain goat, maral deer and wild sheep are depicted in the ancient walls. After lunch time, we will drive to Bayanzag (100 km). Bayanzag means saxual forest in English and area of red cliffs “Bayanzag” which have been formed from the erosion of the water and wind over many millions of years. A lot of dinosaurs’ findings such as Protoceratops & dinosaur’ eggs have been found there in first time. American zoologist Roy Chapman Andrews discovered this place and named as Flaming Cliffs. The red colored cliffs themselves are very imposing from a distance, and are particularly fiery in the light of the setting sun. It is an interesting place to wander about to get a closer look at one of the world’s most famous paleontological sites. In the evening we will walk around the site. Overnight there.
dinosaur eggs found from here in first time
tourist usually do hike for explore the site
Bayanzag view from the car parking
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Day2. Khongor Sand Dune - camel riding & climb up to top
After breakfast time, we will drive to Khongor Sand Dune (150 km). Khongor is second biggest sand dune in the country that extend along the northern side of Sevrei and Zoolun mountain ranges. It range from 5 to 10 km in width, nearly 100 km long, with crests rising 80 to 300m above the surrounding landscape. The booming sound produced by the masses of moving sand can be heard from afar when occurs windy day. Hence locals called it as Singing Sands. Near Khongor River at the northern edge of the dunes, there is an oasis. We will ride camels today to explore these massive sand-dunes and explore the area where climbing one of the dunes affords the energetic traveler with an unforgettable experience of endless vistas across a sea of daffodil-colored sand. Overnight there.
from the top of the Khongor Sand Dune in the morning
Khongor Oasis view from a distance. Background white mountain is Khongor Sand Dune
camel riding in Gobi Desert
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Day3. Yol Valley - natural museum & horse riding
After breakfast time, we will drive to Yol Valley (230 km). Yol means vulture in Mongolian and the valley begins from Zuun Saikhan Mountain, a branch of the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain range, and stretches over 10 km. The narrowest part, only 3 or 4 person can pass in same time, of the valley is completely shaded from the direct sun shine by high cliff walls. Also, the valley is famous for the fact that there is ice created in winter by small stream of the valley present there even during the hot summer months until end of Jul. The beauty of the valley, combined with the smell of juniper creates an atmosphere of awe and wonder – this is an experience not to be missed! There we will ride horse through the valley. An hour hiking is also a nice activity there if you not like horse ride. As well, we visit to local natural museum of Gurvan Saikhan National Park. Then we will drive to Dalanzadgad town (60 km) on the paved road for tomorrow early morning flight and overnight in the local hotel.
Yol Valley view from the entrance
horse riding in here fun
you might see ice in July in hot desert in Yol Valley
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Day4. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar.
After breakfast time, you will be transferred to local airfield and fly back to Ulaanbaatar. After you landed in the city, our driver will pick you up and transfer to your drop off place.
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.|
- 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.