Gobi desert trip

Yolun am (the translation is Vulture’s mouth) is famous for its spectacular scenery of icy narrow gorge, birds and wild animals in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Sand Dunes (Khongorun Els) is the largest sand dunes in Mongolia.

  • Duration:

    6 nights & 7 days

Itinerary Program:

  • Day 1
    Leave for Baga gazrun chuluu – National Park, Dundgobi aimag

    Different shapes of rocky hills, water spring and trees of the National Park make it a great spot to break. Electricity, modern toilet and shower are not available. Overnight stay in a nomadic family’s ger.

  • Day 2
    Dalanzadgad town, centre of Omnogobi aimag

    Electricity, internet access, supermarket and public shower are available. But not modern toilet. Overnight stay in a local family’s ger.

  • Day 3
    Drive to Sand Dunes, via Ice Valley – Yolun am

    Yolun am (the translation is Vulture’s mouth) is famous for its spectacular scenery of icy narrow gorge, birds and wild animals in the middle of the Gobi Desert. Continue the trip to the Sand Dunes (Khongorun Els) is the largest sand dunes in Mongolia. Average is 20 km wide and 178 km long, 400 m high. Electricity, modern toilet and shower are not available. Overnight stay with a nomadic family’s ger.

  • Day 4
    Bayanzag, known as Red Flaming Cliff, is where dinosaurs’ eggs and fossil were found

    The first excavated in 1922, by American archaeologists. Electricity, modern toilet and shower are not available. Overnight stay with a nomadic family’s ger.

  • Day 5
    Drive to Tsagaan Suvarga (White mountain)

    This is an area of 30 m – high white limestone formations, in the middle of nowhere. Electricity, modern toilet and shower are not available. Overnight stay in a nomadic family’s ger.

  • Day 6
    Drive to Mandalgobi

    Electricity, supermarket and shower are available. Overnight stay with a local family’s ger.

  • Day 7
    Drive back to UB