South Gobi

Destination: Hanoi – Ulanbator - South Gobi - National Park
Duration: 07 days/ 06 night

Day 01: Hanoi – Beijing - Ulanbatar

  • 10h10: Take VN-512 flight to Beijing, China.
  • 14h45: Arrive at airport in Beijing. Transfer to the city for visiting: The Summer Palace (in World Heritage List) Mainly dominated by Longevity Hill and Kunming Lake, covers an expanse of 2.9 square kilometres, three-quarters of which is water. Dinner at local restaurant in Beijing.
  • 21h10: Fly to Ulanbatar city, Mongolia by OM-224 flight
  • 23h40: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar city. Meet with the guide and transfer to hotel in the city. Free time. Overnight at hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 02: Ulanbatar

Breakfast at hotel. Visit Chinggis Khaan square - the main square of the capital. Visit to Gandan Monastery, the main Buddhist center in Mongolia. Lunch at local restaurant. Visit to National history museum of Mongolia and drive to Zaisan hill which you can see the whole view of Ulaanbaatar from the top of the hill. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Day 03: Ulanbatar - South Gobi

Morning flight to Gobi desert a cradle of dinosaurs, a basin of evaporated inland sea during natural evolution many years ago. A home bactrian camels and sand dunes.(1.5 hrs flight). Arrive in Gobi and transfer to tourist camp. Lunch. Afternoon visit to Vulture valley (Yoliin Am, 70 kms one way), where you will find the gorges mountains Gurvansikhan (three beauties) with glaciers, which remain frozen even in summer hottest days. Drive back to the camp and dinner. Overnight at tourist camp in ger.

Day 04: BayanZag – MoltsogEls

Visit to Bayan Zag (80 km one way), the site of ancient inland sea and the treasure chest of fossilized dinosaur bones, eggs among flaming cliffs, 1st excavated by American Natural history museum expedition lead by a traveler Roy Chapman Andrews. Box lunch. Continue driving to Moltsog Els sand dunes. Visit to camel breeding family and camel riding experience. Back to the camp and dinner. Overnight at camp in gers.

Day 05: South Gobi – Ulanbatar - Terelj National Park

Flight back to Ulaanbaatar. After arrival directly drive to Terelj National Park for 50 kms. Arrive at camp in NP and transfer to ger. Terelj National Park is the most popular destination and the third biggest protected area in Mongolia. Visitors can take leisurely strolls on meadows carpeted with edelweiss and a dazzling variety of other wild flowers, view fascinating rock formations against a backdrop of pine covered mountains and wander along the wooded banks of a mountain stream. Drive to Turtle rock the natural turtle shape stone to take a photo. Continue driving to Aryapala monastery. The tranquil, gaudily painted Aryapala Initiation and Meditation Center perches on a hillside backed by a rock face, overlooking a valley and gently undulating hills draped with conifers and rocky outcrops. Back to the camp and dinner. Overnight in ger.

Day 06: Terelj National Park - Khustai National Park

Breakfast at camp and drive to Khustai National Park via Ulaanbaatar. In the city we will visit to Bogd Khaan palace museum and continue driving to Khustai National Park (110 kms, 02 hrs drive), which is situated in the picturesque mountain valley. Arrive at the camp. After lunch Visit nomadic family to explore the way of life and taste homemade horse and cow milk products. Visit to National Park Inforamtion Center to get detailed information about National Park and about wild horse. Drive deep in to the National Park and taking photos of wild horses. Back to the camp and dinner. Overnight in ger.

Day 07: Khustai National Park – Ulanbatar

After breakfast, drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and visit Choijing Lama Temple museum. Lunch in local restaurant near the museum. After lunch, visit to cashmere factory to explore the steps of producing cashmere products. Dinner at local restaurant with folk show. Overnight at hotel in Ulan Bator.

Day 08: Ulanbatar - Seoul - Hanoi

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to airport for departure

  • 07h40: Take KE-5866 flight to Seoul, Korea.
  • 12h05: Arrive at Incheon Airport, Seoul, Korea. Lunch on the plane. Relaxing and shopping at the airport.
  • 18h40: Enjoy KE-679 flight back to Hanoi. Dinner on the plane
  • 21h40: Arrive at Noi Bai airport. Pick up with local private driver. Transfer to the city. End of tour programme.