Mongolia Overland Itinerary

Travel to Mongolia and visit Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s eccentric capital. Embark on an overland trip to Mongolia’s attractions and see the Gobi Desert, The Orkhon Valley and Karakorum.

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    • Trip Price tool tip
      USD $1,955
      CAD $1,970
      AUD $1,900
      EUR €1,525
      GBP £1,185
      NZD $2,440
      ZAR R15,195
      CHF FR1,765
    • Kitty tool tip
      USD $700
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,655*
      CAD $2,649*
      AUD $2,569*
      EUR €2,013*
      GBP £1,612*
      NZD $3,280*
      ZAR R20,063*
      CHF FR2,318*
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‡ As our kitty is flexible the indicated amount is indicative only - please click here to view the kitty amount for your departure date.


mongolia farmer horse and cart

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mongolia camp gate

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Days 1-2 Ulaanbaatar

Arrive in Mongolia’s bubbling capital, a great place to begin your overland adventure. Visit Ulaanbaatar’s many museums and learn about the most famous Mongolian - Genghis Khan.
ACCOM: Hotel - 2

Day 3 Baga Gazryn Chuluu

Head into the Gobi Desert, Mongolia’s heartland and of the largest deserts in the world. Camp beneath the Baga Gazryn Chuluu rock formations.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 4 South Gobi

Continue south through the Gobi Desert, admiring the rocky expanses and camping under the stars.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 5 Yolin Am (Vulture Canyon)

Visit Yolyn Am in the Great Gobi National Park. Take a nature walk to the glacier valley and try to spot some local wildlife before spending the night in a ger camp.
ACCOM: Yurt - 1

Day 6 Bayan Zag

Bask in the orange glow of Bayan Zag, better known as the 'flaming cliffs'. This area gained international attention when a number of dinosaur eggs and fossils were found within the spectacular rock walls.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 7-8 Khongorin Els

Head for the spectacular Khongoryn Els, a breathtaking collection of sand dunes that can reach heights of up to 300 metres.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Yurt - 1

Day 9 South Gobi

Continue the Overland journey through the heart of the Gobi Desert.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 10 Arvaikheer/Bush camp

Arrive in Arvaikheer and visit the ancient ruins of the Ongii Monastery.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Days 11-12 The Orkhon Valley

Spend time in stunning Orkhon Valley and visit nearby waterfalls. Hike to the 17th-century Tuvkhon Monastery for a spectacular view of this verdant valley.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1, Yurt - 1

Days 13-14 Tsenkher Hot Springs

Cross the Khangai Nuruu mountains and be greeted by lush grasses and open valleys. Visit a nomadic family or bathe in the sensual hot springs.
ACCOM: Yurt - 2

Day 15 Karakorum

Visit Karakorum, Mongolia’s ancient capital. Wander the ruins of the old city and drop in on Mongolia’s first Buddhist monastery.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 16 Ugii Lake

Spot birdlife over the waters of Ugii Lake.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 1

Day 17 Khustain National Park

Search for wild horses in the Khustain National Park and spend the night in a ger camp.
ACCOM: Yurt - 1

Days 18-19 Terelj National Park

Enjoy an action-packed stay in this alpine park. Take a scenic hike or get the blood pumping with a rafting trip.
ACCOM: Bush camp (no facilities) - 2

Days 20-21 Ulaanbaatar

Complete your Mongolia Overland adventure in colourful Ulaanbaatar.
ACCOM: Hotel - 1