5 days, 4 nights Road Trip to Gobi Desert. Total length of the trip is around 2000km.
Price: US$600 per person
ROUTE: Ulaanbaatar-Yolyn Am (Ice Valley)-Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune-Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs-Tsagaan Suvarga-Ulaanbaatar.
Maximum 3 pax. Available between May-September
Payment term: Cash either USD or equal MNT before start of trip
- Private comfortable SUV vehicle
- All transfers
- Services of English speaking driver
- Water bottles on board
- Sleep in basic ger accommodation
- Entrance tickets to museums, national parks
- Cost for activities such as one hour horse/camel riding
- Travel insurance
- Passport fees, visa fees etc
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal purchases
WHAT TO EXPECT
- Sleeping overnight in yurt or ger
- 4-5 hours of offroad driving everyday
- Outhouse toilet situation
- Availability of hot shower
- Allergy of dust, car sickness problem!
- Drinking Mongolian tea (salty milk tea)
- Eating Mongolian food mutton dishes
- Watching night stars and Milky Way
- Riding camel to the sand dune
- Horse riding in Yolyn Am valley
- Cooking Mongolian traditional food
- Hiking, climbing to the top of sand dune
WHAT TO BRING
- Use hand sanitizer, after contact with furry animals
- Buy some chocolates, candies or school items to giveaway in case if there are children at local nomadic families during the trip to countryside
- Bring your own sleeping bag
Day 1. Start driving to Yolyn Am ice valley early morning via Dalanzadgad city. Stop in Mandalgobi city for lunch. Continue driving to Yolyn Am ice valley. Hiking trekking at the mountain. Horse riding is available here. Check in to a ger camp. Dinner at the ger camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 2. Breakfast at the ger camp. Start driving to Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune via Bayandalai village. Reach Khongoryn Els Singing Sand Dune and check in to a local guesthouse. Camel riding to the sand dune is available. Climbing to the top of the sand dune. Return to guesthouse. Dinner at guesthouse. Sleep in ger.
Day 3. Breakfast at guesthouse. Start driving to Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs via Bulgan village. Lunch along the way in Bulgan village cafe. Watch Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs. Check in to ger camp. Dinner at ger camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 4. Breakfast at the ger camp. Start driving to Tsagaan Suvarga via Dalanzadgad city. Lunch at a restaurant of Dalanzadgad city. Continue driving to Tsagaan Suvarga. Watch Tsagaan Suvarga. Check in to local guesthouse or ger camp nearby. Dinner at guesthouse/camp. Sleep in ger.
Day 5. Breakfast at the camp. Start driving to Ulaanbaatar via Mandalgobi city. Lunch at a local cafe in Mandalgobi city. Continue driving to Ulaanbaatar. Reach Ulaanbaatar by late afternoon.
NOTE: This trip is fully customizable.