SINGING SAND DUNES OF KHONGORTHE BEST EXPERIENCE IN THE GOBI DESERT
OVERVIEWKhongor Sand dunes- The largest and the most spectacular sand dunes of Mongolian Gobi. It’s also known as Duut Mankhan (singing dunes). They are up to 500 m high, 12 km wide and about 100 km long. The largest dunes are in the north-western corner of the range. The dunes are about 250 km from Dalanzadgad city.
Yolyn Am -Valley of Gurvansaikhan Nuruu mountain range in the middle of Gobi. Yolyn Am is located 62km north-west from Dalanzadgad.
Red flaming cliffs Bayanzag -Renamed as “Flaming cliffs” by Roy Chapman, a paleontologist from America, it is located in Bulgan village. Bayanzag was the very first place where Chapman found dinosaur eggs and bones.
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Length of the trip: 6 Days
Day 1. Baga gazariin chuluu (small rocky formations)
Day 2. Drive to Bayanzag (unique shaped trees and small flaming cliffs).
Day 3. Khongor Sand dune
Day 4. Yol Valley (Yoliim Am)
Day 5. Tsagaan Suvarga / White Stupa/ - Overnight at Dundgobi Province
Day 6. Lunch on the way back to Ulaanbaatar.
Below are the answers to some of the questions we get asked the most often, please have a look if your questions are already there, if not feel free to email us to [email protected], [email protected]@gmail.com
1. When is the best time to come to Mongolia?
May to September is the best season, with the high season in July for the Naadam Festival. August and September are also suitable months of the year, our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
2. Is Mongolia a safe destination?
Mongolia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and people are known for their nomadic hospitality and kindness and they will make you feel very welcome. But when you are in the street in Ulaanbaatar city, you have to watch your bag and wallet unless there are many pickpockets around.
3. What should I bring with me?
Warm and thin layers of clothing, waterproof jacket, good walking boots, sandals, and a hat and/or headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don’t forget insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ) and camera equipment.