Central Mongolia & white lake tour

 

Group size Min 1-2, max 6 (big groups are available)
Duration 13nights 14 days 
Total driving  2450 Km
Meals  13Breakfast, 14 Lunch, 13 Dinner
Accomodation Ger Camp
Activity Camel riding, hiking, visit nomadic family, Climbing to the top of the Singing Dune, Exploring Dinosour fossils, See the Wild horses and some other wild animals and enjoying the nature…etc

Travelling in the Mongolian Gobi desert would give you unforgettable landscape mixture of desert, mountainous terrain and borderless steppe. Lifestyles in the Gobi will let you experience the family-like, warm hearted local herders who extend their hospitality the year round. Here is an opportunity to see cool climates and hot sand dunes; as well as, remains of Ancient cities, monasteries, dinosaurs. This historical area linked Europe and Asia through the famous Silk Road. 

Distinations: Terelj National Park | Baga Gazariin Chuluu –Rock Formations | Tsagaan Suvraga | Yol Valley | Khongor Sand Dune | Bayanzag-Flaming Cliffs | Ongi Monastery | Orkhon water fall | Tsenkher Hot Spring |  Terkh White  Lake | Erdene Zuu Monastery| Khustai National Park

DETAILED ITINERARY-DAY BY DAY

Day 1 Terelj National Park

After breakfast driving to Terelj. It is a deservedly popular destination. At 1600 meters in altitude, the area is cool and the alpine scenery is magnificent, and there are great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, horse riding, rafting, swimming (in icy water), and, for hard-core extreme sports fanatics. Most visited is the turtle rock and the dinosaur park. 

Day 2 Baga Gazariin Chuluu –Rock Formations

Today we are driving to baga gazriin chuluu is a 15 km long and 10 km wide stone massif, is located Middle Gobi. Over 20 kinds of medical herbs and many species of animals such as wild sheep, ibex and marmot exist here, if you have chance you might the wild animals. This is a narrow canyon with asp, birch, white whicker and elm tree, as well the ruin of a stone temple and the site of 2 yurts where monks lived and meditated since the seventieth century.  

Day 3 Tsagaan Suvraga

Today’s destination is White Stupa is located in MIddle Gobi. The name Tsagaan Suvarga (White Stupa) is given by local people to the impressive and legendary cliff which is eroded by natural phenomen on. Having 10 million years history, the cliff indicates different times by its colored layers. Tsagaan Suvarga is interesting to see the sheer slope, facing east, which from a distance seems to be the ruins of the ancient city. Enjoy hiking around colorful Stupa, feeling like meditation in there.

Day 4 Yol Valley

Today's destination is Yolyn Am, or 'Eagle Valley'. Take a trip to Yol Am and Dungene valley - a wonderfully picturesque place with ice in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Gobi museum. 

Day 5 Khongor Sand Dune

After breakfast, you will be driven to Khongor sand dunes. These are Mongolia's largest sand dunes, reaching height of 300 meters in some areas. You will be riding on camel to explore the Khongor sand dunes. 

Day 6 Khongor Sand Dune

Today, you will experience sand dune with camel riding. The two-humped Bactrian camels are very comfortable to ride as they walk slowly and gently, and you will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. Our camel man will lead you safely through the sand dunes. Plus, you will have an opportunity to visit a camel herdsman's family to explore their way of life, their culture and traditions.

Day 7 Bayanzag-Flaming Cliffs

Today we will drive to Bayanzag, (known as a Flaming Cliffs where the first nest of dinosaur eggs found in 1922) a site famous for the remains of dinosaurs which lived here 60 million years ago. You can walk around where dinosaurs once roamed and see saxaul trees and other classic desert vegetation. Overnight in guesthouse prepared by nomadic family.  

Day 8 Ongi Monastery

After breakfast, we will drive to Ongi Temple ruins which had about thousand lamas. It is a ruin of big monastery Bari Yonzon Hamba on the bank of a river. On the way, we will enjoy the vast steppe of the country.

Day 9 Orkhon waterfall

Today’s destination the Orkhon Waterfall water flows for remarkable 1120 km to the North and lies in the historically significant Orkhon Valley, UNESCO World Heritage site. The waterfall formed by combination volcanic eruption and earthquakes some 20000 years ago cascades down from a height 27 meters.

Day10 Tsenkher Hot Spring

After breakfast, continue your trip to tsenkher hot spring. It is Reflect, relax, spa, enjoy the premier nude spa retreat, enjoy a whirlpool and contemplate the mountain above you - Relax in the sun all day and swim free in a spa water pool - Tsenkher's curative mineral waters have been used for centuries as the most pure and healing in the Mongolia. Feel the 24 hour mineral water whirlpool massage the tension from your busy life at our refreshing, up scale and sensual countryside center rest in Mongols' traditional dwelling Ger

Day11 Great White Lake

It is an astonishingly beautiful lake with relatively pure fresh water. Torrents of lava issuing from the Khorgo volcano blocked the north and south Terkh rivers, so forming the dammed lake of Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake at an altitude of 2060 meters above sea level. The lake supports Pike and other fish. Rare birds are found here. After exploring the environment, you can prepare yourself for next day’s horse trip.

Day12 Horse trip to Khorgo Volcano

After breakfast at 10:00 am, start your horse trip to volcano with well trained local guide and your tour guide. Before riding your guide will give you clear instruction about horse riding. KHORGO is  an altitude of 2200 meters above sea level. Khorgo is rich in beautiful scenery of mountains, cliffs, rapid streams, rivers, lakes, extinct volcanoes, green forests and pastures, where the long-haired yaks and horses pasture.

Day13 Erdenezuu monastery

To After breakfast we are driving the symbolic ruins of the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire. Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built in 1586. Then visit Karakorum museum and see the Great Mongol state period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, Ancient state period halls.

Day14 Khustai NP-Wild horse

After breakfast drive to the Khustai National Park. There you would be able to see Prjevalskii horses (wild horses). Also you will visit little natural museum and hall of guests for short video about National Park in multi language. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. And back to UB. 

         Price includes:

  • Accommodation during the trip
  • Driver+4WD vehicle+petrol
  • English speaking tour guide/cook/
  • All meals (B+L+D)
  • Camel, horse riding with local guide
  • Bottled water supply for 1.5 liter p.p everyday
  • Entrance fees for the national parks and museum
  • Visa support & invitation letter

        Price excludes:

  • International airfare
  • Personal Items
  • Optional activity costs
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Accommodation in UB city
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Tips for driver & guide

 

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