Camel ride through Desert Wonders tour

14 days
T1 trails
Distance: 0 - 10 km / 0 - 6 mi per day
0 - 250 m / 0 - 820 ft ascent per day

> Trek with two-humped Bactrian camel
> Discover a beautiful Desert Oasis
> Visit the Khongor Sand Dunes
> Enjoy views of magnificent Mountain Ranges
> Visit the Erdene Zuu Monastery
> Visit Famous Dinosaur sites
> Get to know a Camel breeding family

Bring yourself into the peaceful silence of the immense desert! A famous Mongolian song says, “The Sun is closer from the camelback”. Indeed, you will have the unique opportunity to experience it during a 5-day trekking on camelback. This gentle and comfortable animals will lead us to the oases of Naran Daats and Zulganai and will follow the footsteps of the dinosaur hunters at Khermen Tsav flaming cliffs. Also, we'll pass through rough but green saxaul forests, the ancient seabeds where dinosaur fossils were found by both local nomads and professional archeologists. The 80-meter high sand dunes of Khongorin Els and enjoyable environment of mountain areas will be the highlights of this journey.



Arrive in Ulaanbaatar

City sightseeing with visits to the National History Museum and Gandan monastery. Short briefing on the upcoming tour and welcome dinner. Accommodation: in the hotel.



Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park

Our day begins with the flight to Dalanzadgad. Once there, we will drive towards Khongoriin Els sand dunes. Our route takes us through the Gurvan Saikhan Mountain range, where there is a great opportunity to see the wildlife of the Gobi, including Ibex, Argali (big-horned wild sheep), various small birds, and gophers. Accommodation: in the tent.

Gurvan Saikhan


Arrival at Camel Breeder's Settlement

Upon arrival at the camel breeder's settlement, we'll immerse ourselves in the local culture and learn about the traditions of camel herding. Here, we will receive our Bactrian camels and a detailed instruction about our upcoming trekking. With excitement in the air, we'll prepare for the journey ahead, adjusting to the vibrant hand-made saddles used by Mongolians which are specifically designed to sit comfortably between the camel's two humps. Accommodation: in the tent.

Chono Kharaikh River

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