Gobi Desert

Express to Gobi desert

  • DURATION :  9 days
  • GROUP SIZE : 2-10 people
  • HIGHLIGHTS : Central Mongolia, Kharakorum, Steppe, Gobi desert, Flaming clifs
  • COVERED DISTANCE : Apx:2200km
  • TRANSPORTATION : 4WD Japanese jeep or Russian mini Van 4x4 UAZ 


Participant 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 - 7 pax 8 - 10 pax
Price per person 1890€ 1470€ 1260€ 1190€ 980€



In 7 days, discover Mongolian Gobi desert and steppe, from history to Gobi Desert with its singing sand dunes. Through the Kharakorum city you will reach to great steppe into Gobi.  Discover nomadic life for 2 days. In the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, the Khongoryn Els sand dunes are said to sing when the wind blows. The park also features the deep ice field of Yolyn Am canyon. Dinosaur fossils have been found at the red "Flaming Cliffs" of Bayanzag.

  • It is :
  •  Rocky formations sculpted by erosion
  • great steppe, valley
  • sand dunes
  • rivers and mountains
  • Gobi desert
  • This is the perfect place to see wild 
  • Start your dream trip here



Tour Itinerary

Day 1-7

Day 1

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia You will land in Mongolia. At the airport, you will meet with your translator and go to the city center. if you land in Mongolia early you can have a city tour on this day. First, you can drop your luggage at your hotel then you will have a city tour.

City tour: The National History Museum, the Chinggis Khaan Square, and the lunch or dinner together.  Then we can have some shopping. After we will bring you to your hotel and then see you tomorrow!

Day 2

Ulaanbaatar to Kharakorum 380 km

This morning you will drive to the countryside. On the way, you will stop at the big supermarket to buy something that you needs. After that, you and your team will drive to Mongolian old capital city Kharakorum.  Here you will see historical museum and erdenezuu monastery. Erdenezuu is one of the oldest monastery in Mongolia. During the summer lots of people are going to this monastery. Your guide will give you all information about history and this place. Kharakorum is very popular place in Mongolia and for travelers. On the way , we will Elsen tasarkhai sand dunes for take a photo and walk on the sand hills. Also, this place is called mini gobi. 80 km long 3~5 km wide 15 ~20 meters high long sand dunes are called in Mongolian Elsen tasarkhai. The first driving on the Mongolian steppe. this is very nice place to take a rest out of city . also, we will stay at tourist camp in Kharakorum after museum and monastery. Your lunch will be on from local restaurant

Drive 380 km

  • breakfast - hotel   
  • lunch - local restaurant
  • dinner - tourist camp
  • accommodation - GER 
Day 3

Kharakorum to Ongi

This morning you will drive to beginning of Mongolian Gobi Desert. At beginning of the Desert there is Ongi monastery. Now this is just ruins of this Buddhist temples. It was very nice place in 17th century and destroyed by the Machus and Soviet at end of the 17th century. Now we have just ruins, but lots of people are still coming to this monastery. Your guide will give you all information about this place. From Elsen Tasarkhai first you will drive to Hujirt town and from here we can charge our petrol. Then we continue  our journey to Ongi monastery. We will have our lunch on the way somewhere by cooked your team. Then we drive to Ongi monastery. It is very nice place to take a rest. At bank of the Ongi river you will stay at tourist camp. Your guide will give you all information about this place. 

280 km of drive 

  • Breakfast -tourist camp
  • Lunch -your team
  • Dinner -tourist camp
  • accommodation- GER
Day 4

Ongi to Bayanzag

This morning you will drive to the Bayanzag flaming cliffs. Bayanzag is red flaming cliffs which is we found a bones and eggs of Dinosaurs. It is one of the beautiful place in the Mongolian Gobi desert. Your guide will give you all information about this place. During the sunset if you go to the this cliffs it will be one of the highlight with the sunset. Color will be a great. You will stay at tourist camp

150 km of drive 

  • Breakfast - tourist camp 
  • Lunch – picnic lunch /in the box from tourist camp/ 
  • Dinner – tourist camp 
  • Accommodation - Ger


Day 8-14

Day 5

Bayanzag to Hongoriin Els

Today your team will drive to the Hongoriin els which is the Mongolian longest Sand dunes. This is 180 km long 5-15 km wide and 300 meters high sand dunes. Here you will ride a camel and you can climb to top of sand mountain. If you could at the top with sunset color will be a great. You will have lunch from tourist camp in the box and you can have somewhere. 

130 km of drive on the bumpy road

  •  Breakfast -tourist camp 
  •  Lunch – picnic lunch /in the box from tourist camp/ 
  •  Dinner – nomad family 
  •  Accommodation - Ger
Day 6

Hongoriin Els to Yoliin am

This day you will drive to the Yol valley canyon and Dungenee canyon. It is very nice place to walk around the canyon. Early in the morning you will leave from Hongoriin els sand dunes. On the way, you will stop at Dungenee canyon, here you can walk a ittle bit. Between the big canyons you will have lunch by your team. After lunch, your team will drive to the Yol canyon, here you will have hiking to the deep of the Canyon and It takes around 2 hours. In the canyon you will see Yoll bird /Gypaete vulture/. It is kind of the Vulture which is one  of the Mongolian biggest bird. Around Dungenee and Yol  canyon you will see mountain goat ibex and wild mountain sheep Argali. After hiking you will go to tourist camp. 

160 km of drive 

  • Breakfast -your team
  • Lunch -your team 
  • Dinner-tourist camp 
  • Accommodation - Ger

Yoliin am to Baga gazriin chuluu

This day you drive to our last point of Gobi desert. In this trip we had many places in the gobi. Today we will stay at so rocky and flat place. This is Baga  gazriin chuluu. Very interesting formations of rock. We will visit at very old monastery in the rock and one more cave. Here we will stay with nomad for last time in the Mongolian countryside. Lunch will be in the box from priveous tourist and somewhere on the steppe you can enjou your lunch.

400 km of driving 

  • Breakfast -tourist camp 
  • lunch -your team 
  • Dinner-nomad 
  • Accommodation - Ger
Day 8

Baga gazriin chuluu to Ulaanbaatar

This day you need to start your  driving early in the morning because we have long driving today it’s  around 250 km  until Ulaanbaatar.. On the way, you will stop at local restaurant for lunch.
After lunch, we will continue our journey to Ulaanbaatar and when we come to Ulaanbaatar we can go shopping to cashmere factory store, souvenir shop etc…. at 6 PM we will watch Mongolian traditional concert played by the Mongolian folk art band Tumen Ekh ensemble. Here you will see Mongolian traditional singing, dancing, shamanism and khoomii, /throat singing/ etc… it will be very interesting for you for 1 hour. After the show we will bring you to your hotel and we can say thank you and goodbye to the team.  

 250 km of driving.

  • Breakfast  – your team
  • Lunch – local restaurant
  • Dinner - -------------
  • Accommodation-hotel
Day 9

This day is your last day in Mongolia. 

Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport. Also, the transfer can be organized at the time you want, according to the schedule of your flight. Thank you for you traveled with us


What is included?


  • Transfers airport/hotel/airport
  • 2 nights in 3*hotel in Ulan Bator, breakfast included
  • Full pension during the tour
  • Water 
  • 2 night in a comfortable tourist camp with warm showers 
  • 5 night in a nomad family, in guest  ger /yurt/
  • Food during the trip
  • Chef for more than 3 travelers
  • Japanese 4WD jeep or Russian UAZ mini Van 4x4 with the driver,
  • Petrol
  • English or French speaking guide
  • Horse riding, Camel riding
  • Local guides for the treks
  • Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
  • City tour tickets
  • Equipment for meals (camping tents, tables, and chairs)
  • Equipment for horse riding (saddles, bridles etc…)

Not included

  • International flight
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Extra drinks /alcohol/ some special coffee etc…
  • Meals in Ulan Bator
  • Phone calls
  • Any excursion that is not indicated in the program

Are you interested ?