Operated By Epic Mongolia Tour
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Operated By Epic Mongolia Tour
You will explore the Gobi, the fifth largest desert in the world, and all the highlights. The most parts of the roads are bumpy, however, with our experienced drivers and reliable 4WD vehicles can handle it well so that you can enjoy the incredible attractions which varies day to day. The tour combines the famous Terelj National Park and Chinggis Khan Statue complex on the last day.
We will drive to Tsagaan Suvarga (White Stupa), the great canyon that appears like ancient cities and places in the beauty of the great Gobi Desert. The cliff is 30 m high and 100 m wide. Over thousands of years the wind has created this amazing structure. The unique natural formation of colorful, massive mud cliffs looks like stupas. Hiking through the cliffs and take nice photos.
It’s part of the majestic Gobi Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beauties of Gobi) National Park, which is massive rocky mountain in Gobi desert. The mountain gorge named after bearded vulture which is called Yol in Mongolian. The valley is elevated 2800 meters above sea level and covers area of 64 square meter. It is very wide at the entrance and it narrows gradually into a remarkable gorge to around 8 km. It used to be called “Ice valley” as the bottom part of the river remained nearly all year long covered by a thick layer of ice in the past years, however, nowadays, the ice field tends to disappear due to global warming. We will walk through the valley along the stream with green meadows.
After breakfast we will drive to reach the boundaries of the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan (Three Beauties of the Gobi) National Park. In the afternoon we will arrive at Khongoriin Els sand dunes. The marvelous dunes that stretch 180 km long and 7-20 km wide. As the sound of the wind howling through the dunes can be heard when it’s windy, 200 m high, 20 km wide and 180 km long dunes called as “Singing Dunes”. With an oasis called Khongor river with stunning greenery in the summer, the area offers some spectacular views of the desert. After lunch, we can have about an hour camel riding and in the evening we gonna climb up to the highest sand mountain to see the incredible sunset in the Gobi.
After breakfast we will drive to Bayanzag / Flamming Cliffs (means “rich in saxaul shrubs”), known as the Flaming Cliffs for its spectacular ochre red colors. It was given this name by American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews, who made discoveries of the first ever known dinosaur fossil eggs in the world in 1920s. We will go hiking and discover the area. We will have some scenic photo opportunities.
We will drive to Baga Gazariin Chuluu, the beautiful granite rock formation, located in the middle of the dusty plain. The highest peak is 1750 m above the sea level. It is spread out from west to east covering about 30 km. This rock mountain contains ruins of Buddhist meditation temple that belonged 17th century.
Terelj National Park is set in a spectacular valley with fascinating rock formations and pine covered mountains, where you can enjoy hiking and photo shooting. It’s the ideal destination for ones who have limited amount of time to explore the country. On this tour we will take you to a nomadic family and climb up to Turtle rock, 23m tall turtle shaped rock – one of the famous places in Terelj and hike up to Aryabal medication temple on the beautiful hillside.
From the park we’ll easily connected Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex. The statue is dedicated to Mongolian legendary emperor – Chinggis Khaan. It is 40m high and well known as the tallest equistrian stainless steel statue in the world. The museum inside the complex has exhibitions relating to the Bronze Age and Xiongnu archaeological cultures in Mongolia. After visiting the complex, we gonna drive back to Ulaanbaatar.
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