The southern Mongolia is widely known for its Gobi Desert, one of the world’s most unique ecosystems and best kept secrets. The region is famous for its unique nature formations, many places of real dinosaur fossils, and many endemic flora and fauna. The area is often thought as a lifeless endemic flora and fauna. The area is often thought as a lifeless empty desert, but is actually, mostly steppe, inhabited by camel herders and is rich in wildlife. The scenery in the Gobi Desert is truly amazing with colorful earth cliffs, sand dunes, occasional oasis and wide steppe with dancing mirage faraway. The Gobi is also the home to the two humped Bactrian camels and there is plenty to photograph: herds of gazelles and sights of the rare Asiatic Khulan (wild donkey), birds etc. And the eastern end of Altai Mountains “Gurvan Saikhan Mountain” towers the Gobi.
Key destination: The Gobi National Park, Bayanzag Flaming cliffs – world’s richest dinosaur site, glacial canyon of Yoliin Am, the 180 km extensive Khongor sand dunes, legendary Ongi monastery ruins, natural petro glyph gallery & white earth cliffs at Tsagaan Suvarga, stunning granite mountains of Ikh & Baga Gazariin Chuluu, sand dunes of Moltsog to name a few.
Activities: camel riding, hiking, trekking, wildlife, viewing, bird watching, nomadic culture experiencing, 4×4 driving, biking and horse riding.
The Gobi Desert
The Gobi is the most mysterious place on earth The Gobi invites you to reveal its secrets. This region is famous for its unique natural formations, many places where you can dig and find real dinosaur fossils, flora and fauna not found anywhere else in the world. The area is often believed to be a lifeless desert, but is actually mostly steppe, inhabited by camel herders, rich in wildlife. It is home to the 2 humped Bactrian camel and there is plenty to photograph – impressive herds of gazelles & sightings of the rare Khulan (Asiatic wild ass).
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