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Express Mongolia travel: Gobi desert tour



Unlike most people’s collective imagination about the desert, Mongolian Gobi desert mostly vegetated, vast steppe and home to a significant number of camel herders. Due to its size and sparse in habitation, it instantly brings tranquility and evokes mysteries to its visitors. During the trip, we will discover the most highlighting components of this legendary desert – Vulture gorge (Eagle Valley), Khongor dunes and Bayanzag, once it was dinosaurs land.


Day 1. Fly to South Gobi and visit Eagle Valley

After meeting in Ulaanbaatar, transfer to the airport for your flight to Dalanzadgad, the capital of Umnugobi Aimag. After that, we will drive to the well know a place “Yoliin Am,” it is the narrow ice canyon of a river that flows through 2815 meters high of sea level Zuun Saikhan Mountains. The gorge sheered rocky walls with a height of about 200 meters high in the central part. This area has been protected since 1965 and has an area of 70 square kilometers. However, today “Yoliin Am” is one of the Strictly Protected Areas of Mongolia. 

  • Accommodation: Traditional Mongolian Yurt or Tourist camp

  • Activities: Hiking, visiting a natural wonder, local handcrafts, some wild animals


Day 2. Mongolian largest dunes

After breakfast, we will discover the beautiful Khongor Els Sand Dunes with an extraordinary length of 180 kilometres and 15-20 meters full lie on the northern part of the mountains of Sevree and Zuulen. The vast dunes are part of the desert zone that makes up around 3% of Mongolian territory.

  • Accommodation: Traditional Mongolian Yurt or Tourist camp

  • Activities: Hiking, visiting a natural wonder, climb up to dunes, camel riding

Khongor sand dunes.jpg

Day 3. ”Khongoryn Els” dunes

On this day, we will discover the area and having a camel trial. We also recognize natural springs surrounded by animals and green grass. After that, we can have some traditional Mongolian BBQ with hot stone. In the evening, we will climb again to the dunes for sledging and watch scene sunset. While the climb up to the dunes, you will see many people from different countries.

  • Free day:

  • Accommodation: Traditional Mongolian Yurt or Tourist camp

  • Activities: Hiking, visiting a natural wonder, climb up to dunes


Day 4. Explore dinosaur's land

After breakfast, we will drive to next point Bayanzag; it is located near the centre of Bulgan Soum, is internationally famous for the paleontological discovery of dinosaurs remains from the Paleolithic Era that includes complete skeletons, eggs, and hatchlings of the Cretaceous Period. Dinosaurs skeletons discovered here including Protoceratops, Oviraptor and the heavily armoured Pinacosaurus that were living 70-80 million years ago. Flaming Cliffs were found in 1922 by the explorer Roy Chapman Andrews, who visited in Mongolia.

  • Accommodation: Traditional Mongolian Yurt or Tourist camp

  • Activities: Hiking, visiting a natural wonder, climb up to cliffs, photo shooting, discover dinosaur eggs


Day 5. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

In the morning we will be driven back to “Dalanzadgad” with your guide for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar. After we land, we have time to visit some shop and cashmere stores.

Discounts: 30% off for children under 2-6 years old



  • Transfers upon arrival and departure

  • English speaking guide at all times.

  • In the countryside, all lodging will be in ger camps and nomadic family’s Ger.

  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.

  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by driven 4WD van, bus in the city area.

  • Park entrance fees

  • Camel ride

  • Sightseeing as per itinerary

  • 1.5 litre of drinking water per day per person


Not included


  • Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar

  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills, and laundry services

  • Travel insurance, medical insurance

  • Visa application fees

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Personal expenses such as IDD call, the internet, laundry, items of a personal nature

  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers

  • Airfare or train ticket

  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)

  • Changes of arrival/departure flights

  • Additional services

  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g., imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc…)

Packing list

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.


  • Backpack or soft bag

  • Waterproof bag cover

  • Daypack

  • Headlamp/flashlight

  • Spare batteries/bulb

  • Personal medications

  • Waterproof hiking boots

  • Waterproof jacket with hood

  • Waterproof over pants

  • Fleece jacket or wool jumper

  • Cotton t-shirts

  • Long sleeve shirts

  • Lightweight trousers

  • Shorts

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • Sun hat

  • Sandals

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun cream

  • Insect repellent

  • Resealing (Ziploc) plastic bags

  • Binoculars/camera

  • Watch/ alarm clock

  • Money belt/ pouch

  • Insurance confirmation copy

Emergency contact number


  • Duration:  5 days tour, four nights

  • Tour starting time: 08:30-09:00

  • Breakfast: 08:30, Lunch: 12:00-13:00, Dinner: 17:30-18:00

  • Tour ending time: 17:00-17:30

  • Group Size: 1-24

  • Tour distance:  Distance 560 km

  • Tour Operator:  Enza Tours LLC

  • Activities: camel riding, hiking, visiting Erdenezuu temple and Kharkhorin museum and Khustai National park to see wild horses.

Do you want this tour? Contact us!
Ger camp

Staying In The Nomadic Family
(Budget Tour + local flight)

  • 1pax:$1800 per person 

  • 2pax:$1225 per person 

  • 3pax:$1125 per person 

  • 4pax or more:$1025 per person 

Enza Tours

Enkhzaya Ganbold (Enza)

Tourist camp

Staying In The Tourist Camp (Accommodation with Hot Shower And Toilet + Local flight)

  • 1pax:$2150 per person 

  • 2pax:$1525 per person 

  • 3pax:$ 1425per person

  • 4pax or more:$1275 per person

Enza Tours

Enkhzaya Ganbold (Enza)

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