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For the more adventurous, why not try Mongolia camel trekking?
The camels are Bactrian and have two humps.
The Gobi is the perfect place to experience all the fun of camels which are surprisingly more comfortable than horse riding as they walk slowly and gently, and we will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them.
The best time to visit the Gobi is June or September. Beautiful scenery and exhilarating riding - a wonderful combination!
Why choose this tour
- 3 day of camel riding adventure in the Great Gobi Desert
- Very suitable for first time camel riders
- Experience the homeland of Dinosaur and nomadic culture
- Professional camel riding guide
- New experience and love with Mongolian 2 humped camel
- Includes domestic flight - saves time and provides more comfort!
- Relax the nights in comfortable and finest tourist camps and enjoy the delicious meals
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. You will be greeted at the airport and transferred to hotel. After lunch take a city tour including a visit to the dinosaur exhibitions hall at the Natural History Museum and and visit National Museum of Mongolian History, where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present. Excursion to Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)
Eagle valley in South Gobi
Early morning, transfer to the airport for your flight to Dalanzadgad, the capital of Umnugobi aimag. The flight takes hour and a half and on your arrival at the airstrip in Dalanzadgad, Discover Mongolia team will be waiting for you. Take a city tour of Dalandzadgad province, South Gobi and visit museum. Drive to Yol Am – a wonderfully picturesque place with ice even in summer, and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. These areas are situated in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park that encompasses the "Three Beauties" peaks and the most easterly points of the Altai Mountains. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Drive to Mongolian largest sand dunes
After breakfast, take a trip to Khongor sand dunes. The sand dunes change color with each hour of the day, from yellow to silver to rose-colored at (dawn/ sundown). On the way see Dungene valley - a wonderfully picturesque place and surrounded by sheer rocky walls, forming incredible canyons. The two-humped Bactrian camels are very comfortable to ride as they walk slowly and gently, and you will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. Our camel man will lead you safely through the Khongor sand dune. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Visit a nomad family
After breakfast, we will visit camel nomad family you will try Mongolian traditional milk dairy products. Then you will have a new stage in your life as living in nomadic way and learning totally different and ancient culture. Everybody assumed to take part in daily works of nomad family. Ladies in the group will involve mostly indoor activities such as setting fire in the stove, boiling salty milk tea, processing dairy products & frying Mongolian biscuits, called "Boortsog". Men will involve outdoor activities, included breeding animals, finding camels. Evening you will play some traditional games with family members.(B+L+D)
we will camel trekking full day. Overnight with the nomad family and next day in tourist camp.
Discover dinosaur's land
Early breakfast at the camp, we will drive to Bayanzag - biggest saxaul forest and Flaming Cliffs, where you will find the paleontology place, when Roy Andrew Chapman discovered fossilized dinosaurs skeleton and eggs in 1920s. Camel ride for half day cross Flaming Cliffs. Overnight in tourist camp.(B+L+D)
Fly back Ulaanbaatar and city tour options
After breakfast you will have a flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Visit Bogd Khan Palace, which is a series of beautiful traditional buildings, where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. You may choose an optional city tour where you will be taken to souvenir and cashmeres before attending the evening concert of National Folklore. Overnight in the hotel. (B+L+D)
Services included in the price
Tourist Ger camp:
Private Transfers on each day:
Services not included in the price
International airfare or train tickets:
Excess luggage charges:
Single room supplement:
Single ger supplement:
The best time to make this trip:
May to September is the best season, with the peak season in July for the Naadam Festival. July and August are also the wettest months of the year, but be assured; our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be stay in a standard 3-4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 or 4 people per ger) in the countryside. All accommodation offered by Discover Mongolia is personally checked by our staff to ensure high standards.
In Ulaanbaatar, you will be dining at fine European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from tourist camps. It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian. Alcohol is not provided on the trip but tourists are free to bring their own.
An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
Discover Mongolia use the highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private vans or 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days. A day's drive in the countryside will be approx 200-250km.
Personal things to bring with you:
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a waterproof jacket, sandals and a hat and headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don't forgot insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ). All your camera equipment.
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