If you are going to travel in summer days, it better to put on following clothes: Warm clothes like warm sweater with waterproof and wind protection, warm socks, sturdy hiking boots (for hiking), summer gloves (for riding horses), t-shirt, shirts, trausers, sandals, light rain coat, sunglasses, wide brimmed hat will keep the sun off your face, money belt for your valuables /travelers' cheques, passport and cash/. Sarong or light towels or long shirts are good for avoid indecent exposure when going to toilet in open fields...
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It was wonderful experience. we had some bad weather, but it gave me the opportunity to spend more time with nomad family and it was a very enriching time. Our guide Tuvshee was joyful and friendly and most importantly a very good cook (in extreme conditions) during tent camping. We want to come back and we will buy a ger to put in our garden!~ Anais Julienne & Bernardo Montufar, France
Tour code: MN-01
Seasons to be arranged: June-November
Duration: 10 Nights & 11 days
Number of travellers: From 1 up to 20 people
Tour grade: Easy
Total distance: 1200 km by plane, 1900 km by jeep, 5 km by horse, 5 km by camel
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, 1 hour camel riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Trip Background Details: South Gobi Desert area, Hustain Nuruu -Wild Horses National Park, Khara Khorum Area, Ulaanbaatar city
This travel includes quick visit to Mongolian Gobi desert, which is home for Bactrian Camels and Dinosaur fossils, and as well as sightseeing in Khustain Nuruu- Wild Horses National Park and Khara Khorum village, which is main cradle land for Mongol nomads' ancestors. The Classic Travel is full of enjoys with different joyful activities and adventures such as riding a horse, riding a camel, hiking to huge sand dunes, looking for dinosaur fossils in flaming cliffs, also visiting to nomad family in wild wide steppe.
Day 1: Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, capital of Mongolia. You will be greeted by Blue Mongolia Tour guide and escorted to the hotel, Check in hotel, Free time and relaxing hours, Stay in hotel
Day 2: Gobi Desert - Bayanzag Flaming Cliffs
In the morning early by 5a.m airport transfer, Fly to South Gobi Desert Area, In the airplane you will have box breakfast, Arrival in Gobi desert and the tour starts with drive to Bayanzag Flaming cliffs, which was owned by dinosaurs' more than 70 million years ago, Today this place is land, where dinosaur fossils were found since 1922, later its dimension was used in Jurassic Park movie, Accommodate in the ger tourist camp, After lunch walking and excursion to Flaming cliffs, looking for the dinosaurs fossils, Trekking in the cliffs, Explore the Saksaul forest -Gobi native tree - in Gobi steppe, After dinner enjoy the documentary film about Roy C. Adnrews's expedition for dinosaurs's fossils at this cliff, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 3: Khongor Sand dunes in Three Beauties National Park
After breakfast the excursion starts with drive in gobi steppe to Khongor picturesque sand dunes with width of 150 km and 300 m height, Accommodate in the Ger camp and have lunch as seeing the view of igh sand dunes, Free time and ralxing hours, Driver and guide will take you to the bottom of the sand dunes, Hiking to sand dunes and enjoy with sand skiing and sand boarding down from dunes, Explore the fascinating view of sand hills and rocky mountain ranges and this is the exact place for photographing and nature viewing, Dinner, Stay overnight in Ger camp
Day 4: Khongor Sand Dunes in Three Beauties National Park
Breakfast, Today is acclimatization day with free hours and optional activities: Trekking to sulphur spring with cold water near the sand hills, Visit local camel breeder family to discover the Gobi lifestyle and try diary products from camel milk, 1 hour camelback trekking along sand dunes, Lunch at the camp and Free time, if you want to reach the sand dunes again, it is possible, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 5: Yollun Gorge in Gurvan Saikhan Mountain
Breakfast, Driving trip to Yollun Gorge in mountainous area, On the way there might be a chance to explore wild ass and herd of gazelles in Khavtsgait valley, Visit the beautiful Vulture Gorge in Gurvan Saikhan Mt, Trekking and photographing spectacular high cliff walls, wild animals such as eagle and wild sheep, glacier, At opening of the valley is a Local Information House displaying interesting fossils, stuffed animals and herbaries, Visit the information hall, Dinner at tourist camp, Stay overnight in Ger tourist camp
Day 6: Ulaanbaatar city - Wild Horses National Park Khustain Nuruu
In the morning early by 7a.m drive to Dalanzadgad airport, Fly to Ulaanbaatar city, In the airplane you will have breakfast, Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Coffee break, Tour starts with Driving to Khustain Nuruu National Park, where herds of wild horse Przevalskii are re-acclimatizing since 1991, Lunch in restaurant at the national park, Drive to the mountains, Walking and trekking in hills, Explore wild horses -Mongolian name is takhi, Visit information hall displaying about wild ghorses and flora and fauna in the national park area, Today you will drive for 120 kms, 90 kms are on paved road and 30 kms are drive on earth road, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 7: Mongol Els Sand Dunes in Khogno Khan Nature Reserve
After breakfast drive to Khogno Khan Nature Reserve Area, Accommodate at ger tourist camp near by Elsen tasarhai sand dunes, Free time and relaxing, After lunch you will visit to horse breeder's family to explore the nomadic lifestyle and to have talking with nomads about their life and tradition, There is nice chance to try Mongolian national drink-Airag-fermented mare's milk and other milk products, Experience daily activities of local people, Then you will have a chance to enjoy 1-2 hour horseback riding, After dinner you can have a free time to walk on small sand dunes, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp. Today you will drive for 190 kms, 190 kms are for drive on paved road.
Day 8: Khara Khorum - UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site - Ogii lake wetlands
Breakfast, The tour starts with drive to Khara Khorin town, where developed Khara Khorum capital of Great Mongolian Empire founded by Chinggis Khan's songs in 13th century, The town is registered as UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Site and still today it keeps the great history of nomdic Mongols, Here you will visit to Khara Khorum museum, which displays the results of archeaological excavation expedition and history of Mongols in 12-13th centuries, After lunch Visit to Monument for Three Great Empires in Mongolian history, located in Orkhon river basin area, Explore the Turtle Rock, Visit to Erdene Zuu Monastery Museum - First and Biggest Buddhist Center in medieval ages and it was closed and badly damaged in1930's by communists, After sightseeing in Khara Khorum town Today you will drive you to Khoshoo Tsaidam area on bank of Orkhon river to explore Turkish Rock Inscription-Monuments about Kultigen King of Turkish tribe and battling and Other Historical remains from Turkish Empire, Visit to Tureg's Culture Museum, This Khoshoo Tsaidam area was ruins of Ancient Turkish city, who were very strong in 6-8AD, After that you will drive to Ogii clear water lake wetlands area, Optional activities: Visit to information and research center of this wetlands area, explore water birds, Walking along lakeshore, Sailing with a boat in the lake, or water-motocycle, Horseback riding, Fishing in the lake, Today you will drive rfor 180 kms on paved road. Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 9: Ulaanbaatar city
Breakfast,Today you wil depart to Ulaanbaatar city, On the way you will explore ruins of ancient White Palace dated to 10th and 17th centuries, located on the bank of Khara Bukha river, Box lunch in open air on the way, Continue drive to Ulaanbaatar city, Transfer to hotel, Dinner at the hotel restaurant, Stay in the hotel
Day 10: City Tour in Ulaanbaatar
Breakfast, City tour includes visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, National History Museum gives you real insight into Mongolian origin and history, After lunch Visit to Paleontology Museum, It offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visit main square Chinggis Khan, Friendship Monument on Zaisan hill, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, National Folk Performance Concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 11: Departure
Breakfast, Check-out at the hotel before 12.00 noon, Blue Mongolia Tour guide and driver will see you at the hotel lobby and Make a Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure
For Solo traveller and private trip: Free choice for dates
To Make a group as joining: 6 June, 20 June, 27 June, 1 July, 13 July, 20 July, 27 July, 4 Aug, 11 Aug, 18 Aug, 25 August, 5 Sep, 12 Sep, 19 Sep, 26 September,3 Oct, 10 Oct
Solo Traveller: USD2890
Per Person for group of 2 people: USD1990
Per Person for group of 3-4 people: USD1890
Per Person for group of 5-10 people: USD1790
Per Person for group of 11-15 people: USD1690
This price INCLUDES:
Private Transfer to/from airport/hotel and hotel/airport, Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost and road tolls, Accommodation at hotels with 3 stars in Ulaanbaatar- standart rooms for single or twin occupancy, Accommodations in Ger tourist camps in countryside, Everyday 3 times meals and hot drinks such as cups of coffee and tea, English speaking tour guide service, Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums and cultural shows in city, Domestic return flights to/from UBlaanbaatar-Gobi desert-Ulaanbaatar, Horse riding and camel riding fees, Daily supply of mineral water - 0.5L bottle of water per day, invitation letter arrangements for mongolian tourist visa issue, service fees and government tax.
This price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International air flight round trips, international train tickets, Travel insurance, medical insurance, Fee for Mongolian tourism visa obtain, Alcoholic bewerages, Additional and optional services, Fee for extra luggages, Personal expenses such as laundry service, any charge for major force beyond of our control such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather bad conditions, changes of arrival/departure flights, poor roads conditions and single supplements for ger tourist camps = 20USD per night and etc.
1. The maximum weight of loaded luggage for domestic flight and vehicle is 15-20 kg, hand luggage 5 kg. For overweight, each kg will be charged in 3USD. Extra luggage can be stored free at hotels' luggage rooms in Ulaanbaatar.
2. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
3. Check-in at hotels is at 1:00p.m/Check-out at hotels is before 12:00m.
!!! Please, make your reservations at your earliest convenience.
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