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Gobi desert and Orkhon Waterfall

Tour info

Tour code: OGC-12
Days in the countryside:  12 full days
Season: May 15 – Sep 15
Number of participants:  min 2
Transportation:  4x4 WD vehicle
Driving distance: 2100 km

Highlights & Activity

Highlights:  Orkhon waterfall, Ugii lake, Kharkhorin - the ancient capital of Mongol Empire & Erdenezuu monastery, Elsen Tasarhai & mountain of Hugno Khaan, Longest sand dunes of Khongoryn els, ice gorge of  Yolyn Am, Red flaming cliffs of  Bayanzag,  mountain- Baga Gazryn Chuluu, stone temple ruins of  Sum Khukh Burd, White cliffs of Tsagaan Suvarga.
Acitivity: Experiencing of Mongolian Two-humped Bactrian camel,  horse riding, hiking, swimming, climbing sand dunes, visiting nomadic herder family.
Tip: Almost everyday evening it’s possible to see sunset, sunrise, Gobi mirage and thousands of stars at night sky.

Brief IT:

Day 1. Arrival Ulaanbaatar.
Day 2. Ugii lake, hiking, swimming.
Day 3. Karakorum- ancient capital of Mongol Empire 
Day 4. Orkhon waterfall.
Day 5.  Horse riding, hiking, nomad family.
Day 6. Famous ruins of ONGI temple
Day 7. Red Flaming cliffs of Bayanzag
Day 8. Longest sand dunes of Khongoryn Els.
Day 9. Experience of two humped camels, climbing sand dunes.
Day 10. Yollyn Am, Gobi national Park.
Day 11.  White Stupas of Tsagaan Suvarga
Day 12. Baga Gazrying Chuluu- the granite rock formation
Day 13. Journey to Ulaanbaatar
Day 14. Departure Mongolia.

Itinerary & map    

Day 1,2.
Arrive Mongolia and we will pick you up and transfer to your hotel. Available city tour on request. Next morning drive to beautiful Ugii lake. Enjoy the lake and explore the  beautiful landscape. Overnight at comfortable ger camp.
Day 3.
You will travel across the vast steppe and hills towards to Karakorum - site of 13th century capital city of Mongol Empire during Chinggis Khan. There, you will be able to visit Karakorum  museum, Erdenezuu monastery, which was built on ruins of Karakorum and Territory statue of Mongol Empire of CHINGGIS KHAN. Day ends with overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 4,5
Drive to and visit Orkhon waterfall.  On the way visit  Uurtiin Tohoi,  cemetery of the bronze  age. Visit Nomad family and a full day horse riding.
Overnight 1 night at comfortable ger camp and 1 night at nomad’s ger.
Day 6. The tour takes you to the famous ruins of ONGI temple, which was destroyed by communists in 1930s. Tour includes a visit to the local museum and a overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 7. We will take you to the famous Red Flaming cliffs of Bayanzag, where early discoveries of many dinosaur eggs were found. Also, there will be a walking tour along the young Saxaul trees in the sand dunes. The day will end with overnight stay in a very comfortable traditional ger tourist camp
Day 8
Drive to most magnificent sand dunes of the Gobi Desert called Khongoryn Els “The Singing Dunes”. There, you will enjoy walking, climbing to the top of the sand dunes and in the evening, you will able to watch the stunning sunset. Day 8 ends with staying at another ger tourist camp.
Day 9
This day will involve a visit to the camel breeding nomadic family and see their everyday life. Experience riding Two-humped Bactrian camel for 1 hour. Short driving and hiking to an interesting landscape of “Wolf Shelter”, walk through the Saxaul forest in the sand dune, where you can see wildlife animals such as gazelle, fox, birds and wolves. You have choice to stay at overnight ger or tent.
Day 10
Trip to the deep into the mountains of Yollyn Am, one of Gobi’s main national park, located amongst the tallest mountains in the Gobi. There, you will do a walking tour in the wildlife and see the remaining extraordinary ice of streaming. After the day, there will be an overnight stay in the ger tourist camp.
Day 11
After breakfast, tour will continue drive to White Stupas of Tsagaan Suvarga, which is 30 meters high white limestone formations. Overnight stay at the ger tourist camp.
Day 12.
Next morning drive to Sum Khukh Burd – the ruins of stone temple of 9th century & the mountain ranges of Baga Gazrying Chuluu- the granite rock formation. Overnight in ger camp.
Day 13. Drive to Ulaanbaatar and transfer your hotel.
Day 14.Transfer to airport/ train station for your departure Mongolia


Date & Price

April 15- Oct 15
Tour price from 2230 usd


  1. All activities described in the itinerary
  2. Accommodation: Twin shared comfortable ger tourist camp (with hot shower, bathroom, bedding, towel, restaurant)
  3. Full board in the Gobi : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner ( Mongolian/European meal)
  4. Bottled water 1,5 liter p.p. daily in the Gobi
  5. English speaking Experienced Gobi guide 
  6. 4x4 wheel drive vehicle with experienced local driver in the Gobi
  7. Admission tickets for museums & National Parks
  8. Two-humped camel  riding for 1 hour
  9. Airport transfers
  10. Tax, VAT


  1. International & Domestic air fare
  2. Hotel  & other expenses in Ulaanbaatar
  3. Camera, video permits inside the museums and temples.
  4. Alcoholic drinks & beverages
  5. Passport, visa & visa services
  6. Laundry  service and items of a personal nature
  7. Travel insurance
  8. Tips and gratuities
  9. Anything  not mentioned in the included part
2230 USD   Хэвлэх

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