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Classic Gobi Short Stay

7 days Go Beyond Short Stay

Classic Gobi Short Stay

A vast expanse of barren rock and sand, the Gobi is both harsh and magnificent. Explore sand dunes and canyons and admire spectacular rock formations and age-old dinosaur fossils in a place unlike anywhere else on earth.

  • Physical Rating 2
    A reasonable level of fitness is required, as you'll be spending time on your feet and doing a bit of walking to cover short distances during your daily sightseeing. There will also be some climbing of steps and climbing on and off of coaches and boats.
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    Walking, some steps and extended time on your feet.
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Baga Gazriin Chuluu Lake Sum Khukh Burd Temple Flaming Cliffs at Bayanzag Singing Sand Dunes Karakorum
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Day by Day Itinerary

Middle Gobi (1N) - Bayanzag (1N) - Yolyn Am (1N) - Khongoryn Els (2N) - Karakorum (1N)
  • Day 1
    Ulaanbaatar to Middle Gobi
    Day 1: Ulaanbaatar to Middle Gobi

    You will be met at your Ulaanbaatar hotel and transferred to Middle Gobi. Along the way visit Baga Gazriin Chuluu Lake and the ruins of the 10th-century Sum Khukh Burd Temple. (L,D)

  • Day 2
    Middle Gobi to Bayanzag
    Day 2: Middle Gobi to Bayanzag

    Continue on to South Gobi Desert. Visit the Sangiin Dalai Temple before arriving at the Ger camp at Bayanzag. (B,L,D)

  • Day 3
    Bayanzag to Yolyn Am
    Day 3: Bayanzag to Yolyn Am

    Visit the famous Flaming Cliffs at Bayanzag, the site of numerous fossil discoveries. Continue to the Yolyn Am National Park and hike to the gorge and glacier. (B,L,D)

  • Day 4
    Yolyn Am to Khongoryn Els
    Day 4: Yolyn Am to Khongoryn Els

    Drive to Khongoryn Els. Visit the Seruun Bulag Spring and walk on the famous Singing Sand Dunes. (B,L,D)

  • Days 5-6
    Khongoryn Els to Karakorum
    Days 5-6: Khongoryn Els to Karakorum

    Travel to Ongiin Khiid and visit the ruins of a monastery. (B,L,D) The next day, travel to the ancient city of Karakorum. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7
    Karakorum to Ulaanbaatar

    Visit Erdene Zuu, once one of Mongolia's largest monasteries. Visit the ruins of Karakorum, the 13th-century imperial capital of the Mongol Empire. Return to your Ulaanbaatar hotel where your arrangements end on arrival. (B,L)

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Short Stay includes

  • 6 nights accommodation in Ger camps
  • Private transfers and touring as specified
  • 4WD transportation
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Meals as listed

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