19th Century Mongolian a precious enlightener, a known poet, His Holiness Danzanravjaa had established ‘Khamar Monastery’ at the one of those beautiful view sites of Gobi region in 1822. Noyon Khutugt Danzanravjaa had been basically staying and creating most of his great creations in this monastery.
This tour is of high value. With relatively little cost one can experience the beauties and mysteries of Mongolian Gobi desert and experiment a train journey through the southern part of Mongolia. Excursion to one of the largest sand dunes in Mongolia, 18th century Buddhist Monastery of Khamariin Hiid built by famous Mongolian religious aristocrat, poet Danzanravjaa well know as lama of the Gobi and dinosaur bones revealed by wind in sandy surface and remains of petrified trees aged 65 million year are some of the features of this tour.
After breakfast transfer to Ulaanbaatar train station to catch the Ulaanbaatar – Sainshand domestic train. The train departs at 9.50 and arrives in Sainshand town at 19.50. The full day train journey takes you through the transmission zone from the mountain steppe region of central Mongolia to southern Gobi desert. After arrival in Sainshand train station transfer to Shand hotel where you have western dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast in the hotel we attend a short city tour including visits to the provincial museum and Danzanrabjaa museum. Transfer to Shand tourist camp situated 14 kilometers away from the town. After having lunch in the tourist camp we start the East Gobi round tour. The round tour starts from a visit to a dinosaur skeleton site, where you will encounter an amazing scene of dinosaur bone aged about 70 million years revealed on the ground. In the same area you will also see peaces of petrified wood. From the dinosaur site we arrive in the famous cave site named 108 caves, which has a lot of historical relevance with Khamariin Hiid Monastery and its founder 18th century charismatic religious leader Danzanrabjaa. Then we visit Khamariin Hiid monastery. Arrive back to Shand tourist camp and stay in gers overnight.
After having breakfast in the camp we will have an expedition to one of the largest and most famous sand dunes in Gobi desert – White sands. Enjoy the awesome scenes of the beautiful white sands and walk and trek along their loose slopes. Drive back to the tourist camp. After lunch we visit to a local camel breeder’s family. Drive back to Shand hotel in Sainshand where we have dinner and hot showers. Transfer to train station for 20.55 train takes the whole night to reach back to Ullaanbaatar.
At 08.00 arrive back to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the next connection of your tour.