Eastern Gobi with Trans-Mongolian Train


You 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.

5 days
  • Driving
  • Walking
  • Ger_camp
  • Train_tour

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Khamariin Khiid

Day 1:
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Upon arrival at the airport you will be welcomed by our team. We will bring you to your comfortable, centrally located hotel. Ulaanbaatar is fast-growing modern city with more than 1.3 million habitants. Depending on your arrival time, city tour can be organised.
City sightseeing includes Bogd Khan's Winter & Summer Palace, a series of beautiful traditional buildings in which the eighth Living Buddha and the last king lived. It is now a museum displaying fascinating artefacts and costumes associated with the last king as well as his collection of stuffed animals.
We will stop at the Gandantegchinlen Monastery. It is the largest and most important monastery of Mongolia. We will scroll through the different monasteries and see the magnificent statue of Migjid Janraisig, an 82-food high statue gilded in gold and covered with silk cloths.
We will finish city tour with Zaisan hill to have a view of whole Ulaanbaatar. The city sightseeing tour takes about 4 – 5 hours.
In the evening your tour guide will give you a short briefing about the trip and answer all your questions before he takes you to a famous Mongolian restaurant for the first taste of Mongolian food.
(Hotel, D)
The Eastern Gobi Desert
Day 2:
The Trans-Mongolian Train
We will embark on the Trans-Mongolian train in the morning at 9:43 AM. We will travel whole day on the famous railroad linking Moscow with Beijing. You’ll arrive in Sainshand at 19:33 PM. A jeep will be waiting for you at railway station and bring you to the Monastery.
(Ger camp B, L, D)
Trans-Mongolian Train
Day 3:
Khamariin Khiid
Today you 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. You will take the evening train back to Ulaanbaatar at 21:10 PM.
(Overnight train B, L, D)
Sambala Monastery
Day 4:
Train back to Ulaanbaatar
You will arrive next day at 7:15 AM in Ulaanbaatar. You may enjoy the free afternoon to catch up all the places you haven’t visited yet. At 6 pm we will go and see the beautiful cultural show enjoy the colourful and rhythmic Mongolian dance, throat singing and admire & contortionists. After the show we will have a farewell dinner and share some unforgettable moments of the trip.
(Hotel, B, L, D)
Day 5:
Departure
Time to say good bye to Mongolia. We will transfer you to the airport depending on your scheduled time.
(B)
Optional Day:
Monastery
There is another small monastery at the other side of the railroad. You’ll drive a good hour to reach this little monastery. Man can climb up the top of the mountain worshipped by locals and enjoy a beautiful view from high up in the sky.
Buddhist Monastery
Optional Day:
Zuunbayan
You can drive 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.
Zuunbayan Town
Optional Day:
Family stay in Gobi and Camel Riding
The Family lives in the East Gobi Desert. 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. Those who want will have the opportunity to try the “airag” or fermented horse milk. Our guide - translator will help us to forge contact with the local population.
Those interested will have the opportunity to do camel riding.
A Family in the Gobi Desert
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Khamariin Khiid

Day 1:
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar
Upon arrival at the airport you will be welcomed by our team. We will bring you to your comfortable, centrally located hotel. Ulaanbaatar is fast-growing modern city with more than 1.3 million habitants. Depending on your arrival time, city tour can be organised.
City sightseeing includes Bogd Khan's Winter & Summer Palace, a series of beautiful traditional buildings in which the eighth Living Buddha and the last king lived. It is now a museum displaying fascinating artefacts and costumes associated with the last king as well as his collection of stuffed animals.
We will stop at the Gandantegchinlen Monastery. It is the largest and most important monastery of Mongolia. We will scroll through the different monasteries and see the magnificent statue of Migjid Janraisig, an 82-food high statue gilded in gold and covered with silk cloths.
We will finish city tour with Zaisan hill to have a view of whole Ulaanbaatar. The city sightseeing tour takes about 4 – 5 hours.
In the evening your tour guide will give you a short briefing about the trip and answer all your questions before he takes you to a famous Mongolian restaurant for the first taste of Mongolian food.
(Hotel, D)
The Eastern Gobi Desert
Day 2:
The Trans-Mongolian Train
We will embark on the Trans-Mongolian train in the morning at 9:43 AM. We will travel whole day on the famous railroad linking Moscow with Beijing. You’ll arrive in Sainshand at 19:33 PM. A jeep will be waiting for you at railway station and bring you to the Monastery.
(Ger camp B, L, D)
Trans-Mongolian Train
Day 3:
Khamariin Khiid
Today you 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. You will take the evening train back to Ulaanbaatar at 21:10 PM.
(Overnight train B, L, D)
Sambala Monastery
Day 4:
Train back to Ulaanbaatar
You will arrive next day at 7:15 AM in Ulaanbaatar. You may enjoy the free afternoon to catch up all the places you haven’t visited yet. At 6 pm we will go and see the beautiful cultural show enjoy the colourful and rhythmic Mongolian dance, throat singing and admire & contortionists. After the show we will have a farewell dinner and share some unforgettable moments of the trip.
(Hotel, B, L, D)
Day 5:
Departure
Time to say good bye to Mongolia. We will transfer you to the airport depending on your scheduled time.
(B)
Optional Day:
Monastery
There is another small monastery at the other side of the railroad. You’ll drive a good hour to reach this little monastery. Man can climb up the top of the mountain worshipped by locals and enjoy a beautiful view from high up in the sky.
Buddhist Monastery
Optional Day:
Zuunbayan
You can drive 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.
Zuunbayan Town
Optional Day:
Family stay in Gobi and Camel Riding
The Family lives in the East Gobi Desert. 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. Those who want will have the opportunity to try the “airag” or fermented horse milk. Our guide - translator will help us to forge contact with the local population.
Those interested will have the opportunity to do camel riding.
A Family in the Gobi Desert

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  • Airport transfers
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  • Train ticket
  • Hotel stay
  • Ger camp stay
  • Meals – 4B, 3L, 4D
  • Tour guides
  • National park entrance fees/Museum and Monasteries entrance tickets

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  • International flights
  • Visa fee
  • Optional activities fee
  • Extra food and drinks
  • Travel Insurance

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