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Contrasts of Mongolia

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Contrasts of Mongolia

This trip offers you to discover great variety of cultural diversity and natural attractions across the country from South to North. We’ll start your tour from legendary Gobi desert. The Gobi desert covers 1.3 million square kilometers and has hot summers and cold winters. Gobi is well-known in the world as its dinosaur fossilized eggs and skeletons. In the Great Gobi we’ll visit the place where these eggs and skeletons have found in 1920s.

DAY 1

Travel to Baga Gazriin Chulu

Pick up at your accommodation and travel to Baga Gazriin Chuluu for 5-6hours about 240km, is a picturesque mountain at an elevation of 1,751 meters in the Granite Belt of Mongolia. On the way we will see Zorgol Khairkhan Mountain, giant rocky granite mountain as sacred by local nomads. LD

Ger camp
DAY 2

Travel to Tsagaan Suvarga

Continue travel to Tsagaan Suvarga about 240km for 5-6hours. This stunning area is 30 meters high white limestone formation and created over thousands of years by natural wind. BLD

Ger Camp
DAY 3

Travel to Yol valley

Morning we will drive to Yol valley (Lammergeier’s Gorge) about 220km. This picturesque place is nestled between the beautiful peaks of the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain and shelters rich wildlife. Visit Gobi museum and trekking through the valley. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 4

Travel to Khongor Sand Dune

Travel to Khongor sand dunes for 180km. Known as Singing sand dunes, the Khongor dunes are up to 300ms high, 15kms wide, and 180kms long. Afternoon we will walk through the Golden sand dunes. The view is incredible from top of the dunes. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 5

Visit nomad family

Today we will visit a nomad family and have a chance to see nomadic life in the Gobi. You can taste traditional dairy products as made of camel cows’ milk. Optional camel riding is available. Move back to Ger camp. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 6

Travel to Bayanzag

Continue travel to Bayanzag for 170km. Here you will see saksaul forest in the Gobi desert and red flaming cliffs, which formed by the erosion of the sand and rock over many thousands of years. This is the place where dinosaurs were lived 70 million years ago, and is internationally famous for its dinosaur remains of complete skeletons, eggs and hatchlings of the Cretaceous Period. BLD Read more

Ger camp
DAY 7

Travel to Ongi temple ruin

Travel to Ongi temple ruin for 140km. Walking along the area where the ruins are situated. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 8

Drive from desert to steppe

Drive to Orkhon valley for 5-6hours about 240km. Today we will leave Gobi already and be entered to mountain and steppe zone. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 9

Travel to Kharakhorum

Travel for 100km to Kharakhorum. Visit the largest and first Mongolian Buddhist temple complex of Erdene Zuu. Then we will visit a local cooperative to attend a workshop for making felt items by hand. Optional horse riding is available in the evening. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 10

Travel to Taikhar rock

Travel to Tsetserleg town, the center of Arkhangai province for 130km. Visit Zaya Gegeenii Khuree, a large old Buddhist monastery, remarkably intact, preserved as a museum-but with an active community of monks. Then we continue our drive to Taikhar rock, is 25 meters high a mysterious steep-sided pinnacle of granite. BLD Read more

Ger camp
DAY 11

Terkhiin Tsagaan lake

Travel to Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan for 180km, is an astonishingly beautiful lake, which was formed by dam of lava flows from volcanic eruption many millennia ago. On the way we will see river Chuluut, flows through a sheer basalt canyon which extends 100 kilometers from the mouth of the Teel river to the Atsat. BLD Read more

Ger camp
DAY 12

Trekking to Khorgo

Today we will trek to Khorgo mountain, is dead volcano which lies east of the lake Terkhiin Tsagaan. The volcanic crater of the mountain is 200 meters wide and 100 meters deep. The northern slope is covered with Siberian larch forest. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 13

Travel to Jargalant

Travel to Jargalant soum of Khuvsgul province for 90km. Today we will be exploring beautiful flowers covered the valley. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 14

Travel to Khuvsgul Lake

Travel to Murun town, the center of Khuvsgul province for 130km. After lunch at local restaurant continue travel to the crystal clear lake Khuvsgul for 110km. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 15

Walking around the lake

Today we will spend enjoy walking around the lake, where we explore rare medical herbs and wildflowers. Also you can climb up a surrounding mountain to get a panoramic view over the lake. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 16

Travel to Murun town

Travel to Murun town for 110km and visit local market. Afternoon we will explore a famous site of deer stones as called Uushig. Continue drive to Ger camp. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 17

Travel to Moilt Ecolodge

Early morning travel to Moilt Ecolodge 250km. In the evening you will have a special dinner of real Mongolian BBQ- Khorkhog. Exploring around the area to see petroglyphs. BLD

Ger camp
DAY 18

Amarbayasgalant monastery

Travel to Amarbayasgalant monastery for 290km, is one of the three largest Buddhist centers in Mongolia. On the way we will see Uran Mountain, an extinct volcano with a crater of 600m wide and 50m deep and explore surrounding natural beauty. Continue travel to the monastery via Bulgan town and Erdenet city. Arrival at Amarbayasgalant. Visit and explore. BLD Read more

Ger camp
DAY 19

Travel to Ulaanbaatar

Travel to Ulaanbaatar city for 340km drive mostly by paved road. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. End of the service. BL

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Baga Gazriin Chuluu
Hotel Erdene Ukhaa
Day 2
Location Tsagan Suvarga
Day 3
Location Yol valley
Hotel Gobi Oasis
Day 4
Location Khongor Sand Dune
Hotel Gobi Erdene
Day 6
Location Bayanzag
Day 7
Location Ongi monastery
Day 8
Location Orkhon valley
Hotel Ursa Major
Day 9
Location Kharakhorum
Hotel Munkh Tenger
Day 10
Location Taikhar rock
Hotel Ikh Baigal
Day 11
Location Lake Terkhiin Tsagaan
Day 13
Location Jargalant
Day 14
Location Khuvsgul Lake
Hotel Ashihai
Day 16
Location Murun town
Day 17
Location Bayan Agt
Day 18
Location Amarbayasgalant monastery

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • Ger camp stay (18 nights) in countryside
  • English speaking guide service
  • Entrance fees to Protected Areas and sightseeing costs
  • All transfers by 4WD Japanese minivan in the countryside
  • Meals of breakfast, lunch /picnic/ and dinner as mentioned per day itinerary.

Package excludes

  • International transportation to and from Mongolia
  • Hotel stay in Ulaanbaatar
  • Travel insurance
  • Mineral (bottled) water and alcoholic drinks
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry and items of a personal nature.

More information

  • • We are happy to arrange your hotel and transfers in Ulaanbaatar, private car transportation to our destinations at discounted rate.
  • • International and domestic flight and train tickets would be arranged due to the clients’ requests and wishes with our pleasures.
  • • City sightseeing tours are offered as optional.
  • • Private departures are available on request.

REVIEWS

7 Reviews

Jane Salvage, United Kingdom

My name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ y name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ Read more

Stefanie Chang, Switzerland

Tour company is well organized and high problem solving skill when there are issues during the trip. Reliable company. Comfortable car was provided. Itinerary was loose enough to have time for individual ideas and space.

Dave Bowling, Korea, Republic of

Punctuality, a good background information about tourist attractions & the local culture. I was worried because I booked the trip last minute, but there are no problems at all. Driving was great too. БАЯАРЛААЛА! Extremely friendly.​

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