Day 1 ULAANBAATAR
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar , meeting with guide and transfer to hotel. City tour: visit Sukhbaatar square and National history museum. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2 ULAANBAATAR – SOUTH GOBI
Morning flight to Gobi desert a cradle of dinosaurs, a basin of evaporated inland sea during natural evolution many years ago. A home bactrian camels and sand dunes.(1.5 hrs flight). Arrive in Gobi and transfer to tourist camp. Lunch. Afternoon visit to Vulture valley (Yoliin Am) /40 kms one way/, where you will find the gorges mountains Gurvansikhan /three beauties/ with glaciers, which remain frozen even in summer hottest days. Then, visit camel breeding family. Overnight at tourist camp in ger.
Day 3 BAYANZAG FLAMMING CLIFFS – MOLTSOG ELS SAND DUNES
Visit Sand dunes and Bayan zag /80 km one way/, the site of ancient inland sea and the treasure chest of fossilized dinosaur bones, eggs among flaming cliffs, 1st excavated by American Natural history museum expedition lead by a traveler Roy Chapman Andrews. Box lunch. Back to the camp. Overnight at camp in gers.
Day 4 SOUTH GOBI - ULAANBAATAR
Flight back to Ulaanbaatar. After arrival visit Gandan Monastery on the way to hotel. Hotel check-in and lunch at hotel. Visit Natural history museum, which displays findings related to dinosaurs excavations. After the museum drive to State Department Store for the souvenir shopping. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel.
Day 5 ULAANBAATAR – KHOGNO KHAAN MOUNTAIN
Drive to Khogno Khaan mountain by bus (Western 280kms). Enroute: having Box lunch. No particular sightseeing. Arrive at Bayangobi. Tour of Sand dunes /5kms/. Bayangobi is of a unique natural contrast place combining Mongolian Gobi and Khangai landscapes. Impresses by its majestic rock mountains, sandy hills and the willow grove nearby the river “Shiluustei” and the beautiful mountain “Khognokhaan”.
Visit Ovgon monastery /10kms/. There are more than 10 temples ruins in front of the monastery. Overnight at camp.
Day 6 KHOGNO KHAAN Mnt – KHAR KHORIN – KHOGNO KHAAN Mnt
Day trip to Kharkhorin /80kms, 2hrs one way/. Kharkhorin city tour: visit Erdene-Zuu monastery. Kharkhorin is located nearby Orkhon river, one of biggest and scenery rivers of Mongolia, 380kms from Ulaanbaatar. Erdene Zuu monastery is surrounded by 108 stupas wall of 400X400mrs size with a gate on every side of the wall. Visit Stone Turtles outside the monastery. Lunch at tourist camp. Drive back to Khogno Khaan mountain. Visit nomadic horse breeding family. Rest at camp and overnight at camp.
Day 7 KHOGNO KHAAN Mnt -ULAANBAATAR
Early morning breakfast. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar /5.5hrs/. Stop at Khustain nuruu national park, look at wild horses /Przjewalskii horse/, lunch at Khustai National park restaurant and continue driving. After arrival in Ulaanbaatar, 120kms, 3-4hrs drive, hotel check-in. Shopping. Gala-Good bye dinner with Folk and Dance Performance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 8 DEPARTURE
Hotel: 2-4 star hotel, 3 nights, standard twin bed room with breakfast
Tourist camps: 4 nights, 3-4 pax in a ger.
Internal flights: RW to/from South Gobi
Meals: Daily fullboard
Ground transports: Japanese jeep, Mini Van, Tourist bus
Entrance fees: All included
Porters: On arr/dep