Best of the Gobi by Air - Exploration Tour with Luxury Accommodation (MN-07)The Gobi is big, really big, and one of the only ways to really appreciate its sheer scale is to fly high above it. This short adventure packs a lot into a few days. By the end travellers will understand this fabled part of the earth as well as appreciating Mongolian culture. A photographer’s delight! We have also chosen the best available accommodation for your stay in Mongolia: luxury gers with traditional flavour in the country side and 5* hotels in the capital. This tour is most suitable for travellers who highly value comfort during their holidays and prefer less driving.
Bayazang or the Flaming Cliffs site is a region of the Gobi Desert in the Omnogovi Province of Mongolia, in which important fossil finds have been made, including the most famous -... Read more
Dalanzadgad is the capital of the province of Omnogovi Aimag, located 540 kilometres (340 miles) south of Ulan Bator in the South Gobi. The town is rapidly developing due to mining... Read more
The evocatively named Singing Sands stretch for 180 km and are up to 800 metres high, making them some of the largest sand dunes in Mongolia. The sound produced from the masses of ... Read more
Gorkhi Terelj National Park is one of the Mongolia’s finest and best-known national parks established in 1994 and located just an hour’s drive away from the capital. It... Read more
Capital of Mongolia was formerly called Urga. It was renamed Ulan Bator after a declaration of republic and the abolition of monarchy in 1924. Ulan Bator literally means Red Hero a... Read more
The Yol Valley, a protected site since 1965, lies 62kms north-west of Dalanzadgad and spans an area of 70 kms. The valley is located within the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park and... Read more
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Domestic transport at your destination
Airport & railway transfers
- Season: Summer
- Days: 7
- Group Size: 2-12
- Tour Grade:
Our advertised package price is based on economy flights from / to London. If you depart from a regional airport in the UK or another country, there might be additional surcharges for international airfares. Upon booking a tour you will be offered various flight options. Please note, the package price depends on the availability of flight tickets and will be reconfirmed by your travel consultant. The airfare is not guaranteed unless ticketed. We advise to book sooner than later as the airfare may go up closer to your departure date, especially during high seasons.
All accommodation at your destination is included in the holiday price. Hotel category - according to the package type selected.
All tours with entrance fees listed in the itinerary are included in the holiday price. There will be an English-speaking guide on all tours. Please note, we can arrange guides speaking other languages upon request. Please let us know your preferences.
Full board (breakfast, lunch and dinner) each day. Service begins with dinner on the day of arrival and ends with breakfast on the day of departure. Depending on the itinerary you may be served a packed lunch on your tour. Please advise us if you have any special dietary requirements.
All domestic transportation at your destination is included as per the itinerary: air conditioned vehicles, 2nd class train, economy flights if applicable. Any 1st class upgrade for train, higher class for air travel are subject to surcharges. For sightseeing we use a comfortable coach, car or minibus; or can also go on foot.
All airport and railway transfers as per itinerary are included in the tour price. We will also provide airport transfers if you arrange your own arrival / departure flights regardless of the time of the flight, you will need to let us know your flight details. We operate all transfers 24 hours a day.
Standard visa processing for UK residents is included in the tour price. Upon your booking we email detailed guidance notes how to complete the visa forms. All application packs are checked by our visa department before submission to the relevant consulates. If you are based overseas we will email all required paperwork for you to apply for the visas in the local consulate. Please read more about required visas in the tour description or our country guides on this websites.
Personal travel insurance is not included in the holiday price. It is advisable to take out your travel insurance at the time of booking your trip as cover will commence for pre-departure cancellation from the policy issue date. You can arrange your personal travel insurance on our website.
Optional excursions and services not listed in the itinerary. Please let us know if you wish to book any additional excursions.
* Price including flights will be reconfirmed by your travel consultant as we need to know your departure airport, preferred airline, dates and class of travel. Our prices are based on economy fares from London Heathrow.
** Single supplement goes towards single room accommodation at your hotel, ger camp.
|Address: Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace, East Cross Road, Peace Avenue, Bayanzurkh District, Ulan Bator, Mongolia
Telephone: +976 11 463 463
Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace is the first and only 5* star rated international hotel in Mongolia. It is located in the heart of Bayanzurkh district in the eastern part of Ulaanbaatar, 22 kilometres from the international airport and 6 kilometres from the central railway station.
The hotel has 102 luxury rooms: 27 superior rooms, 66 deluxe, 4 junior suites, 4 executive suites and 1 presidential suite. The charm of this traditional hotel is that European flair runs through every aspect from the furniture to the décor. Luxury is distinctly represented in every detail of each room regardless of its type. Each room features marbled bathrooms with luxurious bathing products, hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers.
There is 24-hour fitness centre and sauna which are complimentary for the hotel guests. There is also a luxury spa in Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace. The onsite restaurant serves authentic Asian and European cuisine. Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace offers 24 hour room service, twice a day house keeping service. Free Wi-Fi is available in all public areas and rooms of the hotel.
3 days, from £995
9 days, from £1,595
15 days, from £2,295
10 days, from £1,895