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

Group size
2-12 people
10 days
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)
from $2,495
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Experience the vast beauty of Mongolia in just 10 unforgettable days. Begin your journey in the vibrant heart of Ulan-Bator, where modern life intertwines with rich tradition. Visit Erdene-Zuu, home to one of Mongolia's grandest monasteries, and delve into the country's first Buddhist monastery. Explore the remnants of Karakorum, the historic capital of Genghis Khan's empire. Nature lovers will be enthralled by the pristine landscapes of Terelj National Park and the mesmerizing sand dunes of Khongor. Traverse the South Gobi and stand in awe of the legendary 'Flaming Cliffs,' known for the discovery of ancient fossils and dinosaur eggs. This condensed yet comprehensive tour promises a remarkable journey through Mongolia's diverse wonders.

IncludedServices included in the package price.
  • 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 in Ulan Bator, your guide and driver will be there to greet you, and they will assist with your transfer to a hotel in the city. (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'll embark on our journey to Baga Gazriin Chuluu, an extraordinary rock formation known for its ever-changing colors, influenced by the time of day. Our exploration will include a visit to the ancient temple ruins, allowing us to immerse ourselves in Mongolia's captivating natural landscapes and rich cultural history from the outset. A picnic lunch will be enjoyed along the way, and we'll conclude the day with dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. Our drive will cover a distance of 220 kilometers (135 miles). (B/L/D).
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Tsagaan Suvarga
Day 3
Drive to Tsagaan Suvarga Rock
Following breakfast, we'll explore the ancient ruins of Sum Khukh Bird Temple. Our journey continues as we drive towards Tsagaan Suvarga, a remarkable white limestone cliff that bears a striking resemblance to a stupa. We'll pause for a picnic lunch along the way and then reconvene for dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. The driving distance for the day will span 280 kilometers (175 miles). (B/L/D).
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Yol Valley
Day 4
Yol Valley (Eagle Valley) National Park
We will proceed our journey further south, reaching the Three Beauties of the Gobi National Park. Our day will be dedicated to exploring the magnificent Yol Valley, where we'll embark on a hike and relish the breathtaking photographic opportunities it offers. This adventure will be complemented by a satisfying lunch, followed by dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. We'll cover a driving distance of 280 kilometers, approximately 175 miles, to get there. (B/L/D).
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Khongor Sand Dunes
Day 5
Visit the Mongolia’s largest sand dune
Following breakfast, our journey continues as we make our way to the remote Khongor Sand Dunes, famously known as the Singing Dunes due to the enchanting, natural melodies created by the shifting sands. The reward for those who climb these dunes is a breathtaking panoramic view. In the evening, we'll have the opportunity to witness a stunning sunset, so be sure to have your cameras ready to capture this magical moment. We'll enjoy lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay in a ger camp, covering a driving distance of 200 kilometers, which is approximately 125 miles. (B/L/D).
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Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs)
Day 6
Explore Flaming Cliffs (Bayan Zag) - the Gobi Dinosaurs Cemetery
Our next destination will be the renowned Flaming Cliffs, also known as BayanZag or the Saxaul tree forest of the Gobi. Here, we'll have the opportunity to explore the very site where the first paleontological discoveries in Mongolia were made, following in the footsteps of the legendary Roy Chapman Andrews. One of the day's highlights is the chance to immerse ourselves in the true hospitality of Mongolian nomads as we spend time with a family that breeds camels. You can also enjoy a short camel ride to enhance your experience. We'll have lunch, dinner, and an overnight stay in a ger camp, with a driving distance of approximately 150 kilometers, equivalent to 94 miles. (B/L/D).
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Ongi Monastery
Day 7
Visit “Ongi Khiid” Monastery
Following breakfast, our journey takes us north to explore the remains of the once magnificent Ongi Monastery. We'll also pay a visit to the locally restored temple and take a leisurely stroll in the picturesque surroundings. The day will conclude with dinner and an overnight stay at a ger camp. The driving distance for this leg of the journey is around 150 kilometers, or approximately 94 miles. (B/L/D).
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Day 8
Visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery & Karakorum Museum
After a hearty breakfast, our journey continues as we drive to Karakorum, the remarkable 13th-century capital of the Great Mongol Empire. Our first stop will be at the Erdene-Zuu Monastery, renowned as the first and largest monastery in all of Mongolia. Here, we will explore the monastery complex, visit several temples, and marvel at the exquisite Buddhist Thangka paintings dating back to the 16th century.

In addition to the monastery, we'll also have the privilege of visiting the unique and relatively lesser-known Karakorum Museum. After this enriching day of exploration, we'll enjoy dinner and spend the night in a ger camp. The day's drive will cover a distance of 300 kilometers, approximately 187 miles. (B/L/D).
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Ulan Bator
Day 9
Transfer by car / minibus: Erdene Zuu - Ulaanbaatar
Following breakfast, we'll embark on our return journey to Ulan Bator. En route, we'll have a picnic lunch. For the evening, we'll arrange for your overnight stay in a hotel. This day's drive will encompass a distance of 380 kilometers, which is approximately 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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Comfort - 3*
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05/25/2024 - 06/03/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
06/01/2024 - 06/10/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
06/08/2024 - 06/17/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
06/15/2024 - 06/24/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
06/22/2024 - 07/01/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
06/29/2024 - 07/08/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
07/06/2024 - 07/15/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
07/13/2024 - 07/22/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
07/20/2024 - 07/29/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
07/27/2024 - 08/05/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
08/03/2024 - 08/12/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
08/10/2024 - 08/19/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
08/17/2024 - 08/26/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
08/24/2024 - 09/02/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
08/31/2024 - 09/09/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
09/07/2024 - 09/16/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
09/14/2024 - 09/23/2024 $2,495 $245 book now
09/21/2024 - 09/30/2024 $2,495 $245 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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