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Mongolia Cultural Discovery

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Mongolia Cultural Discovery
While once a pivotal point on the ancient Silk Road, this "Land of Blue Skies" has managed to retain the basic elements of nomadic life and culture. Horses remain at the heart of Mongol culture, shamanic traditions endure, and ancient Buddhist monasteries reflect venerable spiritual traditions. On this fabulous adventure, you'll travel this immense, silent land from the arid semi-desert Khogna Khan Natural Reserve and the Neolithic Ongot monuments near Hustai National Park through seemingly endless rolling steppe to the ochre-colored sands of the Gobi Desert in the south - including the "singing dunes" of Khongoryn Els. All along the way you'll marvel at the sheer expanse of untamed land, uninterrupted by roads or fences, where there is precious little evidence of human presence save for the nomads' white felt gers, which dot the landscape.
  • Experience Mongol culture as you meet nomads, witness a Naadam festival, and overnight in traditional gers
  • Ride a camel through Gobi's dunes, and walk daily through desert, taiga, and steppe environments
  • Explore Khogno Khan Natural Reserve and UNESCO-listed Orkhon Valley, and see incredible Ongot monuments

Internal Airfare: $460
Minimum Age: 10
  • Adventure and Active
  • Educational and Learning
About MT Sobek
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This is where adventure travel began! Since our first Everest Base Camp trek in 1969, we’ve been connecting adventurers to the world through genuine, active and immersive experiences. We can’t think of anything more fulfilling than being outside and going deep into nature, exploring hidden places and getting to know local people. It’s what we love to do, so let us share it with you.

To feed your spirit of adventure, Mountain Travel Sobek offers a wide range of unique and perfectly pac ...
Jul 01, 2023 through
Jul 14, 2023
Jun 27, 2023 7:00 PM
13 Nights from
$6,795.00 (USD)
Per Person
Internal Airfare not included
Aug 04, 2023 through
Aug 17, 2023
Jul 31, 2023 7:00 PM
13 Nights from
$6,795.00 (USD)
Per Person
Internal Airfare not included


Day Destination
1 Arrive in Mongolia
2 Explore the Sights of Ulaanbaatar
3 Journey to Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes
4 Ride a Camel Through the Gobi Desert
5 See the Flaming Cliffs of Bayanzag
6 Spot Eagles in Yolyn Am
7 Explore Khogno Khan & Orkhon Valley
8 Experience a Local Naadam Festival in Karakorum
9 See Wild Horses in Hustai National Park
10 Take a Day Hike to Moilt Valley
11 See the Sacred Peak of Tsetsee Gun
12 Saddle Up & Meet a Local Herder Family
13 Hike to Bayanzurkh Mountain
14 Depart from Ulaanbaatar
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.