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Day 1. Tsagaan Suvarga or White stupa

Before heading out we will stop by a supermarket for supplies. We will have lunch on the way around 12-1pm.

Tsagaan suvarga is a seabed (60m high 400m wide) made of colorful limestone rocks in Ulziit sum, a local administration unit of Middle Gobi province. It is shaped uniquely because of natural erosion caused by water and wind. They named it White Stupa as from the east, the unique shape of the limestone rocks looked alike Buddhist white stupas. We will walk around this area for an hour or two. We’ll stay overnight in ger.



Day 2. Yol Valley and Three beauties of Gobi

Yol , named after a vulture , is a deep and narrow gorge  in the sub range of the famous mountain "The three beauties of Gobi". Short trekking through the gorge. The valley is beautiful with impressive canyons, green land and little pond. Wild and rare animals such as ibex, wild sheep, fox , antelopes,  snow leopards are seen sometimes. Horse-riding is optional as well. Overnight in a ger 


Day 3 . Khongor sand dunes

Today we will enjoy some travel activities of Gobi desert.
After breakfast, we will drive towards Khongor sand dunes that extend along the northern side of Sevrei and Zoolun mountain ranges. 
After lunch, we will ride camel. The two-humped camels are very comfortable to ride, as they walk slowly and gently and we will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. Our camel man will take us around the sand-dunes. 
After dinner time, we will explore the area, climbing one of the dunes. The dunes extend for 185 kilometers and include dunes that can reach 240 meters in height. Overnight in a ger.

Day 4.  Bayanzag or Flaming Cliffs

Drive to Flaming Cliffs which is a Neolithic site where the large dinosaurs' skeletons on show in  Natural History Museum were found. In the west, it is better known as the Flaming Cliffs so named explorer Roy Chapman Andrews. He also discovered petrified forests remain of mammals and in particular the skeleton of hornless rhinoceros, the largest known mammal in the world. We will walk around  Bayanzag. Overnight in a ger.


Day 5. Ruins of Ongi Monastery/ Ongi river/ and nomad family


Barlim Monastery is located on the north bank of the river while the Khutagt Monastery sits on the south bank. The older southern complex consisted of various administrative buildings as well as 11 temples. The northern complex, built in the 18th century, consisted of 17 temples - among them one of the largest temples in all of Mongolia. The grounds housed also 4 Buddhist universities. Founded in 1660, it was one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia and housed over 1000 monks at its height. ​


Day 6-7. Orkhon Valley and Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall

Drive to Orkhon valley. Orkhon valley is a historically significant place whose river  flows an incredible 1120km before it joins to Selenge river. The valley is famous for its Red waterfall.  Ulaantsutgalan or Red waterfall was formed by unique combination of volcanic eruptions and earthquakes about 20000  years ago. We will walk to the  waterfall. Overnight  in a ger  nearby the waterfall. Horse-riding for one day.





Day 8. Karakorum- the ancient capital of Mongolia/Khugnu Khan Mount


Visit Erdene-Zuu  monastery in Karakorum. Then drive further to Khugnu khan mountain which is located in Bulgan province. The granite Rock Mountain range is a thing of beauty. The granite rock Mountains over 1960m (above sea level) are great spot for activities like horse riding and hiking. Activities: hiking and horse-riding. Overnight in a ger.



Day 9.    Drive to Ulaanbaatar


Accommodation: ger, tourist camp, tent​

Meal: B+L+D vegetarian food is available on your request.

Transportation: Russian van, jeep, and other.   

                9-Day Gobi and Central Mongolia Tour