Gobi Desert Explorer

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 12-90 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-27997
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Ends Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • +12
Starting and ending in Ulaanbaatar, the "Gobi Desert Explorer" tour is a guided explorer tour that takes 16 days. You will travel through Bayan Gobi, Khustai National Park, Ulaanbaatar and 9 other destinations in Mongolia. "Gobi Desert Explorer" is a small group tour which includes accommodation in hotels, transport and others.

Discover the very best of Mongolia, from the bustling capital Ulaanbaatar we journey across the steppe to Kharkhorin. We will encounter ancient Buddhist monasteries and the remarkable diversity of the Gobi Desert; sacred mountains, dinosaur ‘cemeteries’, flaming cliffs, singing sand dunes and spectacular canyons.
  • Day 1: Ulaanbaatar
  • Day 2: To Bayangobi via Khustai National Park
  • Day 3: Khogno Khaan Natural Reserve and to Kharkhorin
  • Day 4: Orkhon Valley
  • Day 5: Orkhon Valley
  • Day 6: To Bayanhongor
  • Day 7: Ih Bogd Mountain and camel ger camp
  • Day 8: Ih Bogd Mountain and camel ger camp
  • Day 9: Kherman Tsav
  • Day 10: To Toson Bumbin Mountains
  • Day 11: Khongoriin Els
  • Day 12: To Bayanzag & the Flaming Cliffs
  • Day 13: Yoliin Am & Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park
  • Day 14: Ulaanbaatar
  • Day 15: Ulaanbaatar
  • Day 16: Ulaanbaatar
  • 4 hotel (twin share)10 Mongolian ger (shared)1 camping (shared) Optional single supplement is available for hotel stays – prices available on request.
  • 1 Dinner(s)
  • All transfers including to and from the airport.
  • Expert local guides Train tickets provided Visa support Advice from Travel Advisors
  • Comprehensive schedule of sightseeing with certified Local Guides. You’ll have a generous sprinkling of free time to relax or explore on your own.
  • Any international flights to/from Ulaanbaatar are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Gobi Desert Explorer tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. We recommend purchasing it from World Nomads.
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REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Gobi Desert Explorer tour. You can cancel the tour up to 78 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 77 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 23 February 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 23 February 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 77 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Gobi Desert Explorer tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Gobi Desert Explorer tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

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