Weekend Getaway to Elsen Tasarkhai


What you do this weekend? Any plan? Let’s go to Elsen Tasarkhai or mini Gobi to my friend’s place and stay overnight in yurt with local host, drinking, eating. It is fun. You also can ride camel on the sand dune. It is also birthing season for animals. There are many baby sheep and kids outside. How is that? Let us know by calling or SMS to 99-129-129.


Accommodation: Ger
Vehicle: Private Compact Vehicle
Duration: 2 days
Status: Available


Car +Driver+Gasoline: US$150
Payment term: Cash either USD or equal MNT before start of trip
FYI: For your estimation of other cost, sleeping in a ger is ₮40,000 per ger, payable to local nomadic family. Camel Riding is ₮15,000 per hour, per camel, payable to local nomadic family. (Remember you are also expected to pay the herder’s camel also.)

What to expect:

  • 280km west from Ulaanbaatar by paved road
  • 4 hours of driving, you can eat on the way
  • Take your own snacks, drinks, water
  • Use hand sanitizer, after contact with furry animals 😀👋
  • Do you have allergy from dust, furry animal? 😀
  • Bring your own sleeping bag
  • Sleeping overnight in yurt or ger
  • Buy some chocolates, candies in case if there are children
  • Learning how to make traditional Mongolian food
  • Riding camel on sand dune
  • Drinking Mongolian tea (salty milk tea)
  • Helping nomadic family to round up their animals



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