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Gobi Desert – Beyond the Explored 2012-2013

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 14 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 12 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Desert Expeditions   Self Drive  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1696 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2265 US Dollar (USD)

Starting from the ancient capital of Chinggis Khan travel overland to unexplored corners of Gobi desert, following the trails of dinosaur hunters. Largely inaccessible due to its remoteness this part Gobi offers the most colorful landscapes and spirit of adventure.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar; City tour: Dinosaur hall of Natural history museum, National costumes and Chinggis Khan’s history at Museum of National history, traditional throat singing and contortion show. Hotel. Includes: ( L, D).

Day 2: Travel by jeep to Karakorum, once grand capital of Chinggis Khan’s Empire. Enjoy the tranquil Erdene Zuu monastery, largest Buddhist center in Mongolia. Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 3: Continue to Tsenkher hot spring resort. Explore on horseback the surrounding area of Siberian larch forest and rolling hills. Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 4: Travel to Shargalzuut mineral hot springs across the magnificent passes of Khangai range. Take a tour to hundreds of medicinal springs. Tent. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 5: Enter the northern fringes of Gobi desert. Drive to Twin lakes nestled among flat rocky deserts. Tent. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 6: Drive to Bayangobi, a desert town beside the towering Bogd mountain, largest landmark of this part of Gobi. Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 7: Drive to the dramatic moonscape of Bugiin Tsav – richest cemetery of dinosaur remains; continue to Zulganai oasis, an amazing patch of greenery in the middle of nowhere. Tent. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 8: A day trip to Khermen Tsav – grandiose canyons of red sand. Tent. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 9: Our next destination is the “Singing” sand dunes majestically contrasting with the green meadows and black mountain ranges. Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 10: A deserved leisure at “Singing” sand dunes. Local nomads will help you ride camels. Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 11: We continue to Eagle valley, a green canyon of bustling greenery and wild life of ibexes and wild sheep. The canyon is named by Bearded vultures that soar in the skies above Ger. Includes: (B, L, D).

Day 12: We catch a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Hotel. Includes: ( B, L).

Day 13: A free day for shopping and sightseeing. Hotel. Includes: (B).

Day 14: Departure (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price includes:
-All accommodation (twin based)
- Meals as per itinerary (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
- Transfers
- Transportation
- Local flight
- Guide
- Sightseeing and environmental fees
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Camping equipment
- Camel riding.

Price excludes:
- Travel insurance
- Drinks
- Items of personal nature
- Meals not indicated
- Gratuities.

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