Day-1: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar – the capital city of Mongolia. You will be met at the airport and transferred to the hotel. Before departing Ulaanbaatar, in preparation for your visit to the Gobi Desert, enjoy a special visit to the Natural History Museum as well as the Bogd Khaan Winter Palace, the home of the last Mongolian King. Dinner at the History Club, a restaurant offering a wonderful performance of pleasant melodies played on the “Morin Khuur” - the horse headed violin, and the traditional throat song known as “Khoomii”. Overnight in the hotel. (L,D)
Day-2:USet off by airplane for the heart of Gobi Desert.
You will be met at the airport by our staff, and head off to the "Flaming Cliffs". Renamed the "Flaming Cliffs" by US paleontlogists Roy Chapman Andrews, the first man found dinosaur eggs in the area in the 1920"s, Bayan -zag is stunning place. Sometimes referred to as the Cemetery of Dinosaurs,a visit to Bayanzag will allow you to see pre historical fossils, ever shifting sand dunes and majestic mountains.
Overnight: Settle into your own traditional “ Ger “ based camp for a night.(B,L,D)
Day-3: Yoliin Am National Park—Demchig Temple(remain)
Today our main spot is the Yoliin Am, a very picturesque nature reserve. There you will see such rare animals as wild sheep and ibexes. Our guide will point out the animals from a certain distance with the help of binoculars. Maybe they will cross right across our path. The place is full of beautiful flowers and plants.
We head for the remains of the “Demchigiin Khiid” temple that is surrounded by a rocky mountain area. Finding the remains of the temple is a bit difficult . Overnight in tent beside the temple.(B,L,D)
Day-4:Demchig Temple(remain)-- Ergillin Zoo nature reserve.
We will cross the Mongolian largest Gobi Desert named "Galbiin Gobi" where you can see such a large herd of wild donkeys and antelopes that are a reminder of African National Parks.
The vast expanse is covered with the desert vegetation called saksaul and tamarisk.
There are no humans therefore it’s beauty is of complete starkness .
Overnight in tent.(B,L,D)
Day-5: Ergillin Zoo nature reserve. – Zamiin Uud (Mongolian border)
Eastern Mongolian vast steppe appears to you as a vast emptiness except for the antelopes running away.
How to cross the border:
You can either catch the train that takes you to Beijing or cross the border by vehicle. Another possibility is to stay in a hotel and cross the border the next morning by any vehicle. We can organize it whatever your preference. The route is specialized for those who want to catch a train at the Mongolian border and proceed on their own towards China or other Asian countries. (B,L,D)
Start/end: Start from the capital of Mongolia and / end at the Chinese border.
Duration: 4nighs/5 days
Date: FFrom June-till September. We can arrange defending on your time frame .
Tour style: Light active and adventure
Transports: domestic flight +By Japanese Toyota Landcruiser or Russian military jeep.
Accommodations: *** star hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Stay in Ger tourist camps during the overland trip, good quality tents specially against strong wind.
Equipments: if need for you we can arrange satellite phone just for incase.
Tents, cooking equipments, mattress ,sleeping bag…etc.
Groupe size: from 2 up to 12 tourist
Cost by Russian jeeps:
- 1px - 1792$ p/p
- 2px - 1196$ p/p
- 3-6px - 1020$ p/p
- 7-12px - 7-12$ p/p
Cost by Toyota Landcruiser jeeps:
- 1px - 1982$ p/p
- 2px - 1291$ p/p
- 3px - 1094$ p/p
- 4-5px - 1198$ p/p
- 6-8px - 1150$ p/p
- 9-12px - 1050$ p/p
- Local airplane flight to the south Gobi Desert
- Japanese Toyota Landcruiser or Russian military jeep including driver and gas
- Guiding and interpreting service plus cook
- All camping equipments as gas stove, cooking stuff..
- Radios between vehicles and a satellite phone just for in case.
- All food and meals and water.
- Fees of the National park and cultural sights.
- Disinfected sleeping bags and inflatable mattress and tents .
- Invitation for tourist
- International air fares
- Passport and visa costs
- Medical and trip insurance
- Airport taxes, excess baggage charges, evacuation costs
- Telephone calls