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Best of the Gobi by Air: Luxury Exploration with Premium Lodging (MN-07)

Group size
2-12 people
7 days
Ulaanbaatar, Terelj, Yol Valley (The Valley of the Eagles), Khongor Sand Dunes (Singing Dunes), Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs), Dalanzadgad
from £3,645
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To truly grasp the immense expanse of the Gobi, there's no better way than soaring high above it. In just a few action-packed days, this expedition reveals the essence of this legendary region while immersing you in the rich tapestry of Mongolian culture. A true haven for photographers! We've thoughtfully selected top-tier accommodations to enhance your Mongolian experience – from luxury gers exuding traditional charm in the countryside to 5-star urban hotels. This tour is tailored for travelers who seek both opulence and minimal road travel during their holidays.

IncludedServices included in the package price.
  • International flights
  • Domestic flights in Mongolia
  • Accommodation
  • Full board meals
  • English – speaking guides
  • Guided tours & entrance fees
  • Airport transfers
Not includedServices not included in the package price.
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Ulan Bator
Day 1
Transfer from the airport to the hotel
Upon your arrival at the airport or train station, you'll be warmly welcomed by your guide and driver. From there, we'll set our course westward towards the HS Khaan Hotel Resort, just a short drive away. This charming resort sits atop a hill, offering panoramic vistas of a vast emerald green valley, where the Naadam Festival's thrilling horse racing event unfolds in July. It serves as a fantastic initial glimpse of this vast and fascinating land. Your accommodations at the resort are unique Mongolian traditional dwellings known as 'gers,' thoughtfully outfitted with modern amenities. What sets them apart is the large window that provides an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscape, making it a must for your camera. (D)
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Dalanzadgad - Khongor Els Sand Dunes
Day 2 – Ulan Bator
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
Ulan Bator - Dalanzadgad: Ulaanbaatar - Dalanzadgad
Transfer by car / minibus: Dalanzadgad - Khongor Sand Dunes (Singing Dunes)
Khongor Els Sand Dunes
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel resort, we will embark on a journey to the airport for your domestic flight to the Gobi region. Upon arrival, we'll begin our adventure by heading to the enchanting Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes, which extend for a remarkable 180 km at the base of the magnificent Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beauties of the Gobi) Mountain Range. Upon reaching Gobi-Erdene camp, you'll enjoy a delightful lunch. The day will conclude with a dinner and a comfortable night's stay at this welcoming ger camp. Our drive for the day will cover a distance of 260 km (160 miles). (B/L/D)
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Yol Valley (Eagle Valley)
Day 3
Yol Valley (Eagle Valley) National Park
After breakfast at the ger camp, we'll continue our journey towards the Yol Valley, where a full-day excursion awaits us in Yol Valley National Park. This adventure will encompass picturesque hiking and ample opportunities to capture the stunning landscape through your lens. A delightful picnic lunch will be enjoyed within the park, providing a perfect moment to relish the natural surroundings. The afternoon can be spent either hiking further or simply unwinding. You'll spend the night in the comfort of a luxury ger camp. The day's drive will cover a distance of 220 km (135 miles). (B/L/D)
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Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs)
Day 4
Explore Flaming Cliffs (Bayan Zag) - the Gobi Dinosaurs Cemetery
Following breakfast at the camp, we will venture out to explore the renowned Flaming Cliffs (Bayanzag), a site known for its dinosaur fossils and dinosaur eggs. This extraordinary location played a pivotal role in putting Mongolia on the map for explorers, and we will follow in the footsteps of the world-renowned paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews.Later in the day, we'll pay a visit to a local family of camel breeders, providing us with a unique opportunity to experience the warm hospitality of Mongolian nomads. To complete the experience, there will be a short but delightful camel ride. As the day comes to a close, you'll enjoy dinner and settle in for the night at a comfortable ger camp near Flaming Cliffs. The driving distance for the day will be approximately 90 km (55 miles). (B/L/D)
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Ulan Bator - Terelj
Day 5 – Dalanzadgad
Dalanzadgad - Ulan Bator: Dalanzadgad - Ulaanbaatar
Transfer by car / minibus: Ulaanbaatar - Terelj
Terelj National Park day trip – enjoy hiking, horse-riding, visit a Nomad family
Today we will set off for Dalanzadgad to catch our domestic flight to Ulan Bator. Upon arrival, a brief transfer will take us to Terelj National Park, situated 80 km northeast of the capital, where we will immerse ourselves in the park's captivating scenery. Our tour will feature a visit to the remarkable Turtle Rock, and we'll have the chance to enjoy some horse riding. You'll spend the night at the luxurious five-star Terelj Hotel. The day's drive will cover approximately 120 km (75 miles). (B/L/D)
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Ulan Bator
Day 6
Transfer by car / minibus: Terelj - Ulaanbaatar
Ulan Bator City Tour
Upon return to Ulan Bator, we will embark on an extensive city tour, visiting Sukhbaatar Square, the National History Museum, Zaisan Hill, and the Bogd Khan Winter Palace Museum. We will also have the opportunity to indulge in a shopping excursion at the State Department Store and Gobi Cashmere Factory Store. In the evening, we will enjoy a delightful farewell dinner at a special restaurant offering a panoramic view of the capital city. You'll spend the night at a luxurious five-star hotel. (B/L/D)
Day 7
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
Breakfast at the hotel. Our driver will meet you at the hotel lobby. Transfer to the airport for your flight back home. (B).
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Dates and prices
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Travel package
Year of travel
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Book
01/06/2024 - 07/06/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
08/06/2024 - 14/06/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
15/06/2024 - 21/06/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
22/06/2024 - 28/06/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
29/06/2024 - 05/07/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
06/07/2024 - 12/07/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
13/07/2024 - 19/07/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
20/07/2024 - 26/07/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
27/07/2024 - 02/08/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
03/08/2024 - 09/08/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
10/08/2024 - 16/08/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
17/08/2024 - 23/08/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
24/08/2024 - 30/08/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
31/08/2024 - 06/09/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
07/09/2024 - 13/09/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
14/09/2024 - 20/09/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now
21/09/2024 - 27/09/2024 £3,645 / £4,545 £595 book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in British Pounds. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the section "Included" in the tour description.
  2. Price "Including flight" is subject to airfare availability and will be reconfirmed upon your booking. We advise not to delay with booking your tour as airfares may go up.
  3. Price "Excluding flight" does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights.
  4. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
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