Gobi tour 2 - Khongoryn Els (Huge Sand Dune and Oasis)

Khongoriin Els has an extraordinary length of 180 kilometers and 15 – 20 meters wide lies on the Northern part of the Mountains of Servee and Zuulen. The huge sand dune is part of the dessert zone 2.7% of the country’s territory. There is an Oasis near Khongor Els at the Northern edge of the sand dune.

Region: Middlegobi and Southgobi
Interesting sites: Tsagaan suvraga, Yolyn Am, Bayan Zag ang Hongoryn Els.
Length of tour: 7 nights / 8 days
Distance: about 2000km

  • Day 1
    After breakfast drive to”Baga Gazryn chuluu” in Middle Gobi. Overnight at traditional ger guesthouse.
  • Day 2
    After breakfast trip to “Tsagaan Suvraga”.On the way visit “Sum Khukh Burd” / an oasis / and a ruin of an ancient temple. Reach in “ Tsagaan Suvraga” via “Luus” a small town. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
  • Day 3
    Continue trip to “Eagle Valley” National Park, / Yolyn Am/ and visit icy canyon. Hiking in a long narrow valley for all day.Lunch picnic in the NP. Horse and camel riding available.If you are lucky you will see wild animals. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
  • Day 4
    Next morning to “Khongor” Sand Dune. Scenery is beautiful. Overnight at ger guesthouse.Exploring and relaxing in surrounding area. /If you want you can stay one more day here. /
  • Day 5
    Drive to back direction to the Bayan Zag, which is home of the dinosaurs. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
  • Day 6
    Travel to the Ongi river And Ongyn Khiid- ruins of the Temple. Overnight at ger guesthouse.
  • Day 7
    Drive to the “Zorgol Khairhan” – a sacred Mountain. Overnight in tents or ger guesthouse.
  • Day 8
    Arrive in UB in the evening. Overnight at LG guesthouse.
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Tour cost:

  • 2 people - US $1520 ( each $760 )
  • 3 people - US $2040 ( each $680 )
  • 4 people - US $2400 ( each $600 )
  • 5 people - US $2720 ( each $544 )
  • 6 people - US $2880 ( each $480 )

Services included in the cost:

  • Shared accommodation in Ger guesthouse or in tents
  • All meals during the trip
  • Car with driver and petrol
  • English speaking guide
  • All entrance fees

 Services NOT included in the cost:

  • Optional activity costs
  • Horse and camel riding
  • Travel insurance
  • Room prices at LG Hostel