Camel Riding in Khamriin Khiid Monastery

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Day 1: Arrival the Trans-Mongolian Train

Today we will embark on Trans-Mongolian train in the morning at 9:43 AM. Travel whole day on the famous railroad linking Moscow with Beijing. Get mingled with locals and be part of this incredible world famous rail adventure. It is an amazing experience. At 19:33 pm you’ll arrive in Sainshand, a town in east Gobi along railroad. A jeep will be waiting for you at railway station and bring you to the monastery area.
A warm tea and food will welcome us.
(Family stay L, D)


Day 2: Khamriin Khiid

Today we will explore the grounds of Khamriin Monastery (Sambala Khiid), you will discover petrified wood, dinosaur’s bones, Sambala energy complex, the cave monasteries. We’ll wander around in the beautiful, red coloured sand dunes.
(Family stay B, L, D)


Day 3: Camel Trekking

Today we will arrive at two humped camel breeding family and get introduced to their simple, humble, hard yet amazing way of life. Gobi Desert being the coldest desert of the world with cold wind blowing pretty much throughout whole autumn, winter and spring without any shelter exposed in plains demands extreme survival method of living. Gobi nomads are well-known for their hard working quality in whole Mongolia. We will experience the warm hospitality offered by the Mongolian families. For dinner we will be offered a typical Mongolian barbeque that will be prepared by nomads over hot stone. Those who want will have the opportunity to try the fermented camel milk. Our guide – translator will help us to forge contact with the local population.
(Family stay B, L, D)


Day 4: Camel Trekking to Zuunbayan

Today we will trek on our camels to Zuunbayan and visit this ghost town. It used to be a Russian military base, but since the Russians left this town was abandoned. Now empty buildings are remaining. Experience the strange contrast of this abandoned ghost town in middle of Gobi.
You will take the evening train back to Ulaanbaatar at 21:10 PM. Overnight in train.
(Overnight train B, L, D)


Day 5: Train back to Ulaanbaatar

We will arrive at 7:15 AM in Ulaanbaatar. We will go and visit cashmere factory. We will see different process of goat cashmere going through into becoming fine delicate clothes. You may enjoy the free afternoon to catch up all the places you haven’t visited yet. You might as well check the beautiful cultural show enjoy the colourful and rhythmic Mongolian dance, throat singing & admire the contortionists.
(B, L)

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  • Land transportation
  • Train
  • Family stay
  • Meals 4B, 5L, 4D
  • Tour guides/Camel guide/Packing and Riding camels
  • Camping and kitchen equipment
  • National park entrance fees/Museum and Monasteries entrance tickets

not included

  • Hotel in Ulaanbaatar
  • City touring
  • International transport
  • Passport and visa costs
  • Medical, trip insurance and evacuation costs
  • International airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Meals not included in the itinerary
  • Laundry
  • Telephone calls
  • Items of personal nature
  • Other items not specifically mentioned as included
  • Airport transfer

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