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Tailor Made Mongolia: Secrets of the Gobi Desert


5 days from $4,995

Private Journey

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Explore the varied landscapes of Mongolia, from the modern capital of Ulaanbaatar to the vastness of the beautiful Gobi Desert

A&K Advantages

Attend a cultural performance in Ulaanbaatar featuring traditional dancers and khoomi throat singers

Ride a camel through the dunes of Moltsog Els

Explore the badlands of the fossil-rich Flaming Cliffs, a site of groundbreaking paleontological discovery

Visit Gandan Khiid Monastery, the heart of Buddhism in Mongolia

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Day 2
Gobi Desert | Into the Wild Frontier
Day 3
Gobi Desert | Exploring the Flaming Cliffs
Day 4
Ulaanbaatar | A Spiritual Resurgence
Day 5
Depart Ulaanbaatar
Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.
Day 1
Arrive Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel in the heart of the Mongolian capital.

Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar
Day 2
Gobi Desert | Into the Wild Frontier

Fly to the Gobi Desert to explore this vast and diverse hinterland sprawling from the Siberian wilderness to the Tibetan Plateau. Set out by 4x4 to the Yol Valley, a narrow, craggy chasm of the verdant Gurvan Saikhan Mountains. Continue on to your ger camp and settle in for a stay in a traditional Mongolian yurt.

Three Camel Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Gobi Desert | Exploring the Flaming Cliffs

Traverse the dunes of the Gobi’s Moltsog Els by Bactrian (two humped) camel, taking in a sweeping desert-scape witnessed by few outsiders. Explore the mysteries of the fossil-rich Flaming Cliffs as you learn about a groundbreaking wealth of paleontological discoveries, including the first dinosaur eggs revealed to modern science.

Three Camel Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Ulaanbaatar | A Spiritual Resurgence

Fly back to Ulaanbaatar for a closer look at the capital’s iconic landmarks. Begin at Gandan Khiid Monastery, a beloved cornerstone of the resurgent Buddhist community. Having survived the Stalinist purges of the 1930s, today the structure houses a 75-foot copper and gold statue of the Buddha. Next, tour the National Museum of Mongolian History and stroll Sukhbaatar Square, home to the Great Khan’s Memorial. Finally, take in a traditional Mongolian cultural performance featuring dancers and khoomi throat singers.

Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Depart Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, you are transferred to the airport for your departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

Combine Your Journey

Extend your stay by combining this journey with a Tailor Made Journey to China.

Witness the Naadam Festival

Time your visit to coincide with the thrilling Naadam Festival, a traditional archery, horse racing and wrestling competition.


Priced from $4,995

Internal Air from $310 (Ulaanbaatar / Gobi / Ulaanbaatar)

 Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2019 travel. Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. International air not included.

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