This tour itinerary dedicated for short time travelers who wants to explore Mongolian Great Gobi Desert. During this trip you will see great views of Gobi: Flaming cliffs are a dramatic landscape of jagged red rocks that is the rich of fossils. The first eggs of dinosaur were unearthed from here by the expedition of Roy Andrew Chapman in 1920s, Hike through Yoliin Am Valley, home to unusual rock formations and rich bird and plant life, climbing to the top of the dunes during the sunset gives you amazing panoramic view of desert.
Come with us explore Great Gobi’s most famous and the biggest National Park and introduce you to it is untamed wildlife. Hike through Yoliin Am Valley, home to unusual rock formations and rich bird and plant life, see sunset from top of sand dunes, legendary Flaming Cliffs-first nest of dinosaur egg, stay in local nomadic family and enjoy the delicious local food.
We will pick up from your hotel and transfer to airport. Fly to Dalanzadgad, the capital of Umnugobi province and embark of the Gobi Desert. We will drive to Bayan Zag. It means “rich in saxaul shrubs” is more commonly known as the Flaming Cliffs. It was formed 60-70 million years ago. The area is most famous for the first discovery of dinosaur eggs. Flaming Cliffs was discovered in 1922 by the explorer Roy Chapman Andrew visited in Mongolia. Hiking few hours
Drive to “Khongor” sand dunes. The shifting dunes is 180 km long, 400 m high, 20 km wide. The dunes surrounded by higher mountains and bordered lush green vegetation. Local people named “Singing dune” When the wind blows over the dunes it makes strange sound like high pitched tone of an air plane. You will visit nomadic family. You will ride a camel three hours to sand dunes. Have shower. Optional you can see sun set on the sand dunes
We will be heading to Yol Valley known as Yoliin Am, Ice Valley or Lammergeier Valley deep and narrow gorge Gurvan Saikhan Mountain. Hike to the valley gives you will have chance to ice gorge that remains frozen most of the year, wild animals and plants. Rare animals in this area included black breaded vultures, Siberian ibex, argali-wild sheep, snow leopard. Stay in the camp or family.
Take flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Optional to go shopping for souvenir and cashmere products. In the evening we will Tumen Ekh Ensemble to see cultural performance. If you have more time in Mongolia, you can extend your trip to next destination and let we know it.