Call 1 855 783 6309
& quote CDOM
Departure Dates: June 17, 2013 - August 31, 2014
Departs from: Ulaanbaatar
Overview: Discover the magic of Mongolia with an overland tour through the remote Gobi desert. Beginning in Ulaanbaatar, travel to Mongoliaâs colourful towns, ancient ruins and stunning national parks. Learn about the conquests of Genghis Khan, bathe in effervescent hot springs and spot bountiful wildlife as you traverse Mongoliaâs great plains. Tucked away between Russia and China, Mongolia remains one of the worldâs true enigmas, a true Intrepid destination with a fascinating mix of cultures and landscapes. See ancient Karakorum, quirky Ulaanbaatar and the legendary Gobi Desert on an unforgettable overland journey in Mongolia.
Days 1-2 Ulaanbaatar
This surprising city combines tradition with modern day in a Soviet-style framework. Ulaanbaatar may look grey, but the city's inherent spirit and its colourful people make this a city to remember.
Day 3 Baga Gazryn Chuluu
Located in the heart of the Gobi Desert, Baga Gazryn Chuluuâs intriguing granite rocks are atmospheric and photogenic.
Day 4 South Gobi
A number of dinosaur fossils and eggs have been found in the South Gobi Desert, a place of immense beauty despite its harsh exterior.
Day 5 Yolin Am (Vulture Canyon)
The desert reveals a shock of ice in the narrow gorge of Yolin Am, named after an Old World vulture called the Lammergeier.
Day 6 Bayan Zag
Bayanzag is called the Flaming Cliffs for the intense orange colour of its rocks. Indescribably beautiful, it is also home to numerous dinosaur fossils.
Days 7-8 Khongorin Els
Stretching as far as the eye can see, the Khongorin Els sand dunes are extraordinary, especially when they sing in the wind.
Day 9 South Gobi
The seemingly endless open plains of the South Gobi Desert are anything but barren. Dramatic rocky outcrops, sweeping dunes, shy animals and spectacular sunsets await.
Day 10 Arvaikheer/Bush camp
Located in the centre of Mongolia, Arvaikheer is a small, traditional city home to friendly people well known for their crafts and love of horses.
Days 11-12 The Orkhon Valley
Because the Orkhon Valley was of strategic and divine importance to the Turks, it is now full of fascinating ruins, some dating back to the 8th century.
Days 13-14 Tsenkher Hot Springs
Tsenkher is renowned for its delightful hot springs and is set amongst remote yet beautiful open scenery.
Day 15 Karakorum
Built by Genghis Khan in the 13th century, the ancient capital of Karakorum houses Mongolia's first Buddhist centre and impressive ruins.
Day 16 Ugii Lake
Often so still that the clouds are mirrored as they roll across the sky, lovely Lake Ugii is home to a diverse range of birds and fish.
Day 17 Khustain National Park
The impressive Khustain Nuruu National Park is blessed with an incredible array of plant, bird and animal species.
Days 18-19 Terelj National Park
There is an abundance of activities to enjoy in Terelj National Park, with the Tuul River, rocky outcrops, walking trails and a glacial lake to enjoy.
Days 20-21 Ulaanbaatar
Called UB by locals, the endearing Ulaanbaatar is surrounded by green hills and is a curious mix of Soviet buildings and ger districts.
get in touch
* Important Notice: This information has been obtained from the relevant suppliers and should be considered an indicative guide only as to the prices that may be available for these products. My Adventure Store cannot guarantee that any particular product will still be available at the following prices, or for your exact dates of travel. At time of making your booking, prices may differ to that price displayed on this website. Please contact a My Adventure Store travel consultant to obtain the latest up to date information regarding applicable prices, fees and charges, availability and other terms and conditions which may apply.