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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 $4,245
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The Gobi, vast and awe-inspiring, truly reveals its immense scale when viewed from high above. Our short but exhilarating adventure condenses a wealth of experiences into just a few days. By the journey's end, you'll not only grasp the mystique of this legendary region but also gain a profound appreciation for Mongolian culture, making it a paradise for photographers. We've handpicked the finest accommodations for your stay, offering the perfect blend of luxury gers with a traditional touch in the countryside and 5-star hotels in the capital. This tour is tailored to those who seek ultimate comfort during their vacations and prefer minimal time on the road.

IncludedServices included in the package price.
  • 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, your guide and driver will be there to greet you. After the introductions, we will set out on a westward journey to the HS Khaan Hotel Resort, which is just a short drive away. This resort is perched on a hill, offering panoramic views of a vast emerald green valley, the very location where the Naadam Festival horse racing event unfolds in July. These sweeping vistas provide an excellent initial glimpse of Mongolia's immense beauty.

Your accommodations at the resort will be in a modified Mongolian traditional dwelling known as a 'ger.' These gers come equipped with modern conveniences and feature a generously sized window that offers an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscape. Don't forget to have your camera at the ready to capture the stunning scenes that await you! (L/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 breakfast at the hotel resort, our journey continues as we drive to the airport for your domestic flight to the Gobi. Upon arrival at the Gobi, we will embark on our adventure to the enchanting Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes, a mesmerizing stretch that spans 180 kilometers at the base of the stunning Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beauties of the Gobi) Mountain Range. Upon our arrival at the Gobi-Erdene camp, we'll enjoy a satisfying lunch. The evening promises a delightful dinner and a comfortable overnight stay in a ger camp. The driving distance for the day's travel will be approximately 260 kilometers, equivalent to 160 miles. (B/L/D)
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Yol Valley
Day 3
Yol Valley (Eagle Valley) National Park
Our day will start with breakfast at the ger camp, followed by a journey to the Yol Valley, where we'll engage in a full-day exploration of Yol Valley National Park. This adventure will include scenic hiking and ample opportunities to capture the breathtaking landscapes through your camera lens. Amidst this natural beauty, we'll pause for an alfresco picnic lunch within the park. The afternoon can be spent either continuing our hiking adventure or simply relaxing and soaking in the serene surroundings. For the night, we'll enjoy the comforts of a luxury ger camp. Our day's drive will cover a distance of approximately 220 kilometers, which is roughly 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, our next destination is the renowned Flaming Cliffs, also known as Bayanzag, which is famous for its dinosaur fossils and dinosaur eggs. This unique site played a pivotal role in putting Mongolia on the map for explorers, and we will have the privilege of retracing the steps of the world-renowned paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews. Additionally, we will visit a local family of camel breeders, immersing ourselves in the traditional hospitality of Mongolian nomads. As a special experience, we will enjoy a short camel ride. The day will culminate with a delightful dinner and an overnight stay in a comfortable ger camp near the Flaming Cliffs. The driving distance for the day is relatively short, at about 90 kilometers, which is roughly 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
Following breakfast, our journey will take us to Dalanzadgad for our domestic flight back to Ulan Bator. Upon arrival in the capital city, we will have a short transfer to Terelj National Park, located 80 kilometers northeast of Ulan Bator. This stunning park offers picturesque landscapes, and our exploration will include a visit to the remarkable Turtle Rock. Additionally, we'll have the opportunity to saddle up for some horse riding adventures. For the night, we will enjoy the comfort and luxury of the five-star Terelj Hotel. The day's drive will cover a distance of approximately 120 kilometers, which is equivalent to 75 miles. (B/L/D)
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Ulan Bator
Day 6
Transfer by car / minibus: Terelj - Ulaanbaatar
Ulan Bator City Tour
After breakfast, we'll embark on an extensive city tour that will encompass some of Ulan Bator's most notable attractions. Our itinerary includes Sukhbaatar Square, the National History Museum, Zaisan Hill, and the Bogd Khan Winter Palace Museum. Following these enriching visits, we'll indulge in a shopping experience at the State Department Store and the Gobi Cashmere Factory Store after lunch. Later in the evening, we'll come together for a memorable farewell dinner at a special restaurant that offers a panoramic view of the capital city. For the night, we will enjoy the luxurious accommodations of a five-star hotel. (B/L/D)
Day 7
Transfer from the hotel to the airport
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, our driver will be waiting for you in the hotel lobby. They will then provide you with a transfer to the airport, ensuring a smooth journey as you make your way back home. (B).
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Dates and prices
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Travel package
Year of travel
Travel dates Excluding flights Single supplement Book
06/29/2024 - 07/05/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
07/06/2024 - 07/12/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
07/13/2024 - 07/19/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
07/20/2024 - 07/26/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
07/27/2024 - 08/02/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
08/03/2024 - 08/09/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
08/10/2024 - 08/16/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
08/17/2024 - 08/23/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
08/24/2024 - 08/30/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
08/31/2024 - 09/06/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
09/07/2024 - 09/13/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
09/14/2024 - 09/20/2024 $4,245 $745 book now
09/21/2024 - 09/27/2024 $4,245 $745 book now

Note on pricing:

  1. All prices are per person, in US dollars. All included services are listed in the tour dossier and the section "Included" in the tour description.
  2. Price "Excluding flight" does not cover airfare, you are free to book your own flights. Alternatively we can quote for flights from any international airport.
  3. Single supplement goes towards single room (cabin for cruises) accommodation.
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