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Best of Mongolia Jeep Tour: Ulan-Bator, Gobi Desert, Karakorum (MN-03)

Group size
2-12 people
Season
Summer
Duration
10 days
Departs
Saturday
Starts
Ulaanbaatar
Ends
Ulaanbaatar
Countries
Mongolia
Cities
Ulaanbaatar, Tsagaan Suvarga, Yol Valley (The Valley of the Eagles), Khongor Sand Dunes (Singing Dunes), Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs), Ongi Monastery (South Gobi), Erdene Zuu, Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Middle Gobi)
Price
from £2,095
Reservation
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Explore the vast beauty of Mongolia in just 10 thrilling days. This expedition combines the best of modern and historical Mongolia, offering a diverse range of experiences and sights. In just over a week, you'll visit the bustling capital, Ulan-Bator, the monumental Erdene-Zuu, housing one of Mongolia's largest monasteries, the country's first Buddhist sanctuary, and the captivating remnants of Karakorum, the former heart of Genghis Khan's Mongolian Empire. Nature takes center stage as we encounter horses and camels, The enchanting Khongor sand dunes and the South Gobi are additional highlights. Our journey also includes a visit to the renowned 'Flaming Cliffs,' where dinosaur fossils and eggs were unearthed. Join us for this brief yet captivating exploration of Mongolia.

IncludedServices included in the package price.
  • International flights
  • 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
When you arrive in Ulan Bator, your guide and driver will be there to greet you. They will accompany you to your hotel in Ulan Bator. (D)
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Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Middle Gobi)
Day 2
Transfer by car / minibus: Ulaanbaatar - Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Middle Gobi)
Visit Baga Gazriin Chuluu Lake and the ruins of Sum Khukh Burd Temple
In the early morning, we embark on a journey to Baga Gazriin Chuluu, a distinctive rock formation that undergoes mesmerising colour transformations throughout the day. Our exploration also includes a visit to the remains of an ancient temple, immersing us in Mongolia's remarkable natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. A picnic lunch is on the agenda, followed by dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. The day's drive covers a distance of 220 km (135 miles). (B/L/D)
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Tsagaan Suvarga
Day 3
Drive to Tsagaan Suvarga Rock
Following breakfast, we'll explore the ruins of Sum Khukh Bird Temple, before resuming our journey towards Tsagaan Suvarga, a captivating white limestone cliff that intriguingly resembles a stupa. We'll pause for a picnic lunch, and the day will conclude with dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. The day's drive covers a distance of 280 km (175 miles). (B/L/D)
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Yol Valley (Eagle Valley)
Day 4
Yol Valley (Eagle Valley) National Park
Continue our journey southward to reach the Three Beauties of the Gobi National Park. Our day will be dedicated to exploring the breathtaking Yol Valley, where we'll embark on a hike and relish the exceptional photographic opportunities it offers. Lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay will be provided at a ger camp. The day's drive covers a distance of 280 km (175 miles). (B/L/D)
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Khongor Sand Dunes
Day 5
Visit Mongolia’s Largest Sand Dunes
Following breakfast, we'll set out to explore the remote Khongor Sand Dunes, renowned as the Singing Dunes, where the shifting sands create enchanting, natural melodies. A climb to the sand dunes will reward us with a breathtaking panoramic view. In the evening, we'll witness a stunning sunset, so be sure to have your cameras at the ready. The day includes lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay in a ger camp. The driving distance for the day covers 200 km (125 miles). (B/L/D)
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Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs)
Day 6
Explore Flaming Cliffs (Bayan Zag) - the Gobi Dinosaurs Cemetery
We'll drive to the renowned Flaming Cliffs, also known as Bayanzag or the Saxaul tree forest of the Gobi. Here, we will delve into the site of Mongolia's initial paleontological discoveries, tracing the path blazed by Roy Chapman Andrews. A noteworthy highlight of the day will be our opportunity to connect with a nomadic family engaged in camel breeding, providing a firsthand experience of the authentic hospitality of Mongolian nomads. You can even enjoy a brief camel ride. The day comprises lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay in a ger camp. The driving distance for the day covers 150 km (94 miles). (B/L/D)
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Ongi Monastery
Day 7
Visit “Ongi Khiid” Monastery
Following breakfast, we'll embark on a northward journey to explore the ruins of the once-magnificent Ongi Monastery. During our visit, we will also take in a locally restored temple and enjoy a leisurely stroll in the surrounding area. The day will conclude with dinner and an overnight stay in a ger camp. The driving distance for the day spans 150 km (94 miles). (B/L/D)
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Karakorum
Day 8
Visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery & Karakorum Museum
After breakfast, we journey to Karakorum, the impressive 13th-century capital of the Great Mongol Empire. Here, we'll explore the Erdene-Zuu Monastery, recognised as the first and largest monastery in all of Mongolia. Our visit to the monastery will include a tour of its various temples, each adorned with exceptional examples of captivating Buddhist Thangka paintings dating back to the 16th century. We'll also have the opportunity to discover the unique and less-visited Karakorum Museum. The day will conclude with dinner and an overnight stay in a ger camp. The driving distance for the day is approximately 300 km (187 miles). (B/L/D)
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Ulan Bator
Day 9
Transfer by car / minibus: Erdene Zuu - Ulaanbaatar
Following breakfast, we'll make our way back to Ulan Bator. Along the journey, we'll enjoy a picnic lunch. The night will be spent at a hotel. The drive for the day covers 380 km (235 miles). (B/L/D)
Day 10
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
Comfort - 3*
Year of travel
2024
Travel dates Flights Excluding / Including Single supplement Book
01/06/2024 - 10/06/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
08/06/2024 - 17/06/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
15/06/2024 - 24/06/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
22/06/2024 - 01/07/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
29/06/2024 - 08/07/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
06/07/2024 - 15/07/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
13/07/2024 - 22/07/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
20/07/2024 - 29/07/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
27/07/2024 - 05/08/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
03/08/2024 - 12/08/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
10/08/2024 - 19/08/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
17/08/2024 - 26/08/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
24/08/2024 - 02/09/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
31/08/2024 - 09/09/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
07/09/2024 - 16/09/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
14/09/2024 - 23/09/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 book now
21/09/2024 - 30/09/2024 £2,095 / £2,995 £245 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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