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Day 1. White stupa and Tsagaan Suvarga
This is a colorful limestone rock in Ulziit sum, a local administration unit. The rock is about 30 meters tall and shaped uniquely because of natural erosion caused by wind and water. Locals have long venerated this mountain (have so much fear and) respect for it that they refrain from saying its real name. They call it "Tsagaan Khairkhan" the "White Darling" instead when they are at this place. Overnight in a ger.
Day 2. Yolyn Am / Dalanzadgad town.
Yolyn Am, the valley begins from Zuun Saikhan Mountain, a branch of the Gurvan Saikhan mountain system, and stretches over 10 km. It is completely shaded from the sun in some parts by high cliff walls. The valley is famous for the fact that there is ice present there even during the hot summer months. The beauty of the valley, combined with the sound of vultures (Yol means vulture, in Mongolian) creates an atmosphere of awe and wonder – this is an experience not to be missed!
Day 3. Sand dunes Khongor
Drive to the sand dunes of Khongor. Camel riding along the dunes.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 to the sand-dunes. Visit to Nomads Family. Interaction with local nomads.
After dinner , hiking to the dunes to see the sunset and the panoramic view from the top- endless vistas across a sea of daffodil-colored sand. The dunes extend for 185 kilometers and include dunes that can reach 240 meters in height. Overnight in a ger camp.
Day 4. Bayanzag or The Flaming Cliffs
After breakfast time, continue the drive towards Bayanzag, a saxaul forest and area of red cliffs “Bayanzag” which have been formed from the erosion of the sand and rock over thousands of years. A lot of dinosaurs’ findings such as skeleton & dinosaur’ eggs have been found there.We will explore around Bayanzag. The Flaming Cliffs themselves are very imposing from a distance, and are particularly fiery in the light of the setting sun, and it is an interesting place to wander about to get a closer look at one of the world’s most famous paleontological sites. Overnight in Bayanzag.
Day 5 . Ongi monastery ruins
Drive to Ongi monastery. Discover the ruins of Ongi monastery and its site. There is a ger museum which contains items found in the site of monastery that was actively operating until 1939. Nature in this area is beautiful with rocky mountains, Ongi river and trees. It is also a good spot for bird watching. . Hiking to the rocky mountains is optional. Overnight in a ger gamp.
Day 6. Karakorum
In the history, the city of Karakorum was founded in 1220 in a valley named the Orkhon, at a busy point on the route of the Silk Road which is in the first large break in the chain of mountains. Karakorum was the center of the Great Mongolian Empire until Khubilai Khaan moved his capital to Beijing. Also, you will see the monastery of Erdene Zuu which was built in 1586.
Day 7. Tsenker hot spa/ tourist camp
The hot springs of Tsenher emerge at 86 degree Celcius. The spring consists of elements such as sulphur and calcium.Relax in the hot spa. Overnight in a ger camp.
Day 8-9. National Park Khorgo-Terkh.
Drive to The Khorgo-Terkh National park. Khorgo is a dead volcano covered with basalt lying to the east of The Great White Lake. The Volcano erupted in the Quaternary Period and its lave closed the water stream of Suman river and the result of this has created a truly incredible landscape. White Lake is a breath taking lake where you can do bird watching and fishing. Relaxing by the lake, trekking to the craters, hiking to the mountains. Overnight in a ger camp.
Day 10. Day 5. Shine-Ider village
Wild nature stay in tent ( camping).
Day 11-12. Lake Khuvsgul.
Lake Khuvsgul, 136km long and 36km wide at 1645m above see level. It is the second largest lake in Mongolia as well as the deepest. Known as the Blue pearl of Mongolia, because of its crystal clear waters, it flows into the Eg and finally reaches reindeer people who are few ethnic group of Mongolia. Relax by the lake. Horse riding is available on your request.
Day 13. Uran togoo Uul and Tulga Crater
The Uran Togoo - Tulga Uul Natural Monument is a national protected area in the Bulgan Province of Mongolia. It is located about 60 km directly west of Bulgan city around the extinct volcanoes Uran Togoo, Tulga, Togoo, and Jalavch Uul.
All four mountain names allude to their volcanic past with designations borrowed from around the fireplace. The Uran Togoo and Togoo mountains are named for their bowl shape, the Tulga mountain for its three mounds reminding of the traditional iron tripod kettle support. Jalavch ist a term for a small pot. Uran crater is 500-600 meters wide and 50 meters deep. Hiking to the craters. Overnight in a tent
Day 14. Amarbayasgalant monastery
Amarbayasgalant monastery, one of the three largest Buddhist centers in Mongolia, is located near the Selenge River in the Iven Valley at the foot of Buren Khan Mountain. It was built between 1727-1736, without the use of a single nail. Visit Monastery. Overnight in a ger camp
Day 15. After breakfast drive to UB .
Gobi - The Great White Lake-Khuvsgul Tour