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9 DAYS MONGOLIAN NOMADIC IMMERSION

Ulaanbaatar, Khongor Els, Gobi Desert & Gorkhi Terelj National Park

History & Culture, Off the Beaten

Highlights

  • Explore the remote scenic corners of the Mongolian Gobi Desert.
  • Glimpse into the life of a nomadic family around the dunes
  • Horseback ride through spectacular terrains of grasslands and rivers
  • Stay at a Mongolian Ger Camp with panoramic sand dune or grassland views

Mongolia is known for its vast, rugged expanses and nomadic culture, straddling across upland steppes, grasslands, semi-deserts, and singing sand dunes. This journey brings you from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar into the Mongolian heartland and across the Gobi Desert.

Glimpse into the authentic nomad way of life and enjoy horseback ride through remote terrains away from the standard tourist circuit, as well as a stay at a yurt camp with gorgeous views.

From

SGD 8,780 Per Person

9 Days 8 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar
Dinner included

Arriving in Chinggis Khaan International Airport, we drive 54km or about 1 hour into the city centre. Originally a nomadic Buddhist centre, Ulaanbaatar is now a 21st century city where modernity and tradition clashes. Visit Sukhbaatar Square where Mongolia declared independence from China.

Day 02 Ulaanbaatar / Khongor Els

Ulaanbaatar / Khongor Els
Khongor Els
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Fly        MR111         Ulaanbaatar – Dalanzadgad         06.20-07.40 (1h 20m)

Arriving in Dalanzadgad, we drive 40km or about 1 hour to Eagle Valley (Yolyn Am). Spend time hiking through the canyon to see parts of a glacier leftover from the winter months. Continue 130km or about 2 hours to Khongor known for its 180km sand dune complex. Spend the evening hiking Mongolia’s largest singing sand dune.

Day 03 Khongor Els / Gobi Desert

Khongor Els / Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Visit a Camel Herder Family to experience the nomadic life and discover their hidden traditions. Ride the camel into a remote sand dunes area and participate in activities such as animal watering, animal milking and gathering the animals. Then, we transfer 180km or about 4 hours into your exotic Mongolian Ger Camp accommodation in the Gobi Desert.  

Day 04 Gobi Desert

Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Glimpse into the majestic cliff landscape with a short hike to the mountain through steep rock to learn about the Khavtsgait petroglyphs before heading to Bayanzag flaming cliffs, where an American explorer discovered the world’s first nest of dinosaur eggs. Walk around the cliffs once the dinosaurs roamed, now dotted with saksaul trees and desert vegetations.

Day 05 Gobi Desert

Gobi Desert
Gobi Desert
Breakfast & Lunch included, Dinner in hotel.

Drive north 80km or about 1.5 to the remote white sandstone escarpment of Tugrugiin Shiree, where fossilized young dinosaur eggs were found. Enjoy a special deluxe picnic amidst the stunning natural setting.

Day 06 Gobi Desert / Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Gobi Desert / Gorkhi Terelj National Park
Terelj National Park
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included

Rise early and transfer 70km or about 1.5 hours to the airport.

Fly        MR112         Dalanzadgad – Ulaanbaatar         08.20-09.50 (1h 30m)

Drive 90km or about 1.5 hours to Gorkhi Terelj National Park. En route to visit a Kazakh family with golden eagle on a ger near Nalaih (eagle hunting is not available in summer). Afterwards, enjoy excursion to Turtle Rock and Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Day 07 Gorkhi Terelj National Park / Ulaanbaatar

Gorkhi Terelj National Park / Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar
Breakfast & Lunch included

Start your morning with a horse ride along Tuul river and forest steppe meadows. After lunch near Baruun Bayan river, continue your trek to visit a local family. Drive 90km or about 1.5 hours back to Ulaanbaatar, wth en route stop at the Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex to visit the Mongolian Buddhist Gandantegchinlen Monastery.

Day 08 Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar
Ulaanbaatar
Breakfast included

Start at the Museum of National History exhibiting the traces of Mongolia’s first human community, visit Dashchoilin Monastery and Museum of Bogd Khaan Palace (closed Tue & Wed), formerly “Green Palace” with histories from Gandan Monastery to Sukhbaatar times. Continue to Zaisan Memorial to honor allied Mongolian and Soviet soldiers killed in World War II before an evening Mongolian folk musical.

Day 09 Departure from Ulaanbaatar

Departure from Ulaanbaatar
Nil
Nil

We transfer 54km or about 1 hour to Ulaanbaatar Airport, where you will board your morning flight home.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Sep-Nov) • High Season (Jun-Aug)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$9,380
High Season: S$9,780
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$8,780
High Season: S$8,980
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$1,380
High Season: S$1,780

Novotel Ulaanbaatar Gobi Discovery Ger Camp Gobi Mirage Tourist CampGorkhi Terelj Hotel and Spa

Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar

Novotel Ulaanbaatar (Standard)

A modern hotel within walking distance to Government House and Great Chinggis Khaan Square. (Opened: 2018; Rooms: 192)

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Khongor Els

Khongor Els

Gobi Discovery Ger Camp (Standard Camp- Shared toilet and bathroom)

Nestled in Khongor Sand Dune, a stay in this traditional yurt offers front-seat panoramic views of the stretching sand dunes of the Gobi Desert. (Opened: 2015; Rooms: 40)

Gobi Desert

Gobi Desert

Gobi Mirage Tourist Camp (Western style camp with private bathroom)

Set on an strategic location with easy access to the main attractions in Gobi and the local airport, all within an hour’s driving. (Opened: 2005; Rooms: 32)

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Gorkhi Terelji National Park

Gorkhi Terelji National Park

Gorkhi Terelj Hotel and Spa (Superior)

Experience the picturesque Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia’s 5-star hotel, which is also a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. (Opened: 2008; Rooms: 52)

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Category 2

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD) / Low Season (Sep-Nov) • High Season (Jun-Aug)

Minimum 2 Pax
Low Season: S$9,980
High Season: S$10,580
Minimum 4 Pax
Low Season: S$9,380
High Season: S$9,980
Single Supplement
Low Season: S$1,600
High Season: S$1,880

Shangri la Ulaanbaatar Gobi Erdene Ger CampThree Camel Lodge • Gorkhi Terelj Hotel and Spa

Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar

Shangri la Ulaanbaatar (Deluxe)

Located in the Sukhbaatar area with walking distance to the Great Chinggis Khaan Square, the hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities expected of Shangri-La’s acclaimed hospitality. (Refurbished: 2015; Rooms: 290)

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Khongor Els

Khongor Els

Gobi Erdene Ger Camp (Wooden house - Shared toilet and bathroom)

Located in the Gurvan Saikhan National Park in the heart of the Gobi Desert, the Gobi Erdene Ger Camp offers basic yet comfortable accommodation, presently the best available option to explore the Khongoryn Els Singing Dunes. (Opened: 2015; Rooms: 36)

Gobi Desert

Gobi Desert

Three Camel Lodge (Western style camp with private bathroom)

Located in the wilderness near Dalanzadgad, it is home to one of the only farms in the desert. A unique and serene place, with unmatched experiences in one of the world’s final wilderness regions. (Opened: 2002; Rooms: 40)

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Gorkhi Terelji National Park

Gorkhi Terelji National Park

Gorkhi Terelj Hotel and Spa (Deluxe Suite)

Experience the picturesque Gorkhi-Terelj National Park in Mongolia’s 5-star hotel, which is also a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World. (Opened: 2008; Rooms: 52)

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Upgrade Hotel

Upgrade Category 2 hotel in Gorkhi Terelji NP to

Upgrade Category 2 hotel in Gorkhi Terelji NP to

RedRock Resort (Luxury Red Rock Ger)

Located in the scenic alpine heart of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park just an hour from Ulaanbaatar, this resort blends the modern comforts of contemporary hotel with Mongolia’s nomadic culture. (Opened: 2016; Rooms: 50)

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Twin Share
Additional S$330
Single Share
Additional S$660
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COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • All transportation & transfer on an air-conditioned vehicle 
  • All transportation & transfer on Jeep in Gobi 
  • Local English-speaking expert guide in each city
  • All entrance fees in sights stated
  • Domestic flights in Economy Class as stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Lunches & dinners
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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