TRIP-5. Gobi and Kharkhorin Tours
Route: Gobi- Kharkhorin-UB Region: South and Central Mongolia Length of tour: 9 nights /10 days Available: 01 April – 15 October /2017 Highlights: Baga Gazryn Chuluu, Tsagaan suvraga , Yolyn am, Khongoryn Els and Kharhorin- Mongolia ancient capital city
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Pick up and transport to your accommodation in Ulaanbaatar. Ulaanbaatar / City Tour Our guide will meet you at 9:00 am and starting from Gandan Monastery, the biggest and important Monastery with over 400 monks.From here we will go to the National History Museum which shows the rich history of Mongolia. Then we will visit main squares where we will find Government House etc. After Lunch if you want we can do shopping for Mongolian brand pure cashmere Goyo and Altai. After that we will enjoy Mongolian traditional Concert at 06:00 pm. Welcome to the Dinner. Stay at Hotel.**
Day 1. Baga Gazriin Chuluu / Middle Gobi Today we will start our trip at 09:00 am to Baga Gazriin Chuluu in Middle Gobi and see the interesting rock formations in Gobi. Overnight in traditional Mongolian ger camp.
Day 2. Tsagaan Suvarga After breakfast drive to Tsagaan Suvarga.On the way visit the ruins of Sum Khukh Burd Temple. Reach in Tsagaan Suvraga. Overnight at tourist ger camp.
Day 3. South Gobi/ Yol Valley Drive to Yol Valley National Park Hiking in long narrow valley for all day. Lunch picnic in the NP. If you are lucky you will see wild animals. Overnight in ger guesthouses.
Day 4-5 . Khongor Sand Dunes Drive to Khongor Sand Dunes known as the Singing Dunes. Experience the surrounding nature. And hiking on the big Sand Dunes. Overnight in tents or at ger guesthouse.
Day 6. South Gobi/ Bayagzag Drive to the famous Flaming Cliffs (Bayanzag), rich in the saxaul trees of the Gobi. Gobi Dinosaurs Cemetary and the trail of paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews.Visit a nomadic camel breeding family and experience the hospitality nomads. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
Day 7. South Gobi /Ongi Monastery Continue trip to the Ongi Monastery-ruins and river.Visit a local restored temples. Explore the surrrounding area , do some hiking. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
Day 8. Central Mongolia/ Karakorum, Erdene-Zuu Monastery Trip to Karakorum- the ancient city, 13th century capital of the Great Mongol Empire. Visit “ Erdenezuu” Monastery which is the biggest and the first Buddhist Monastery in Mongolia.
Day 9. Central Mongolia /Elsen Tasarkhai
To travel to the ” Elsen Tasarkhai “and sand dune lays about 90km long. Camel riding and hiking on the sand dune.Overnight at ger guesthouse .
Day 10. Ulaanbaatar / Departure After breakfast at hotel transfer the airport or train station for international departure.
Services included :
Accommodations for the whole trip All meals during the trip Transport for all program Entrance fees Guide / English speaking/ Horse & camel riding Bottled pure water City tour
Services not included : International transportation Travel and medical Insurance Own expenses and Laundry Alcoholic drinks