2021 Tours of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert
Enjoy Wide Open Spaces on 2021 Tours of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert
Beginning in 2021, tours of Mongolia’s Gobi Desert offer even more appeal. After lock downs and restrictions in movement, and with the ongoing need for precautions, you may be looking more than ever for wide open spaces, room to move, for a big sky and endless views.
Stone Horse Expeditions offers in 2021 tours of Mongolia’s Gobi desert that provide plenty of opportunity to enjoy all of the above. Our 6 Day Gobi Desert tours are always scheduled to fit between our horse treks. Combining the Gobi desert tour with a horseback expedition makes for a great experience of the amazing diversity of Mongolia’s natural landscapes.
On the 6 Day Gobi Desert Tour you visit the iconic sites of the Gobi – the Vulture Gorge, the Flaming Cliffs, and the Singing Sands. Home stays with nomadic herder families of the Gobi , and the knowledge of our local staff provide you with an authentic experience.
On the 10 Day Gobi Crossing, you venture into the more remote parts of the Gobi desert, and camp under the desert sky for some of the nights. You visit prehistoric sites and on the return journey to Ulaanbaatar take in the ancient capital Kharkhorin, as well as a visit to the wild horses, the sacred Takhi, of Hustai Nuruu National Park.
Winter camel trekking is a very special adventure, of 11 Days total. It combines camel riding/trekking (5 days) with exploring some of the famous Gobi sites while you travel by jeep to the trekking area. And one of the treks is scheduled to take in the colorful Lunar New Year festival in the Gobi.
The Gobi Winter Camping Adventure is for small groups of family or friends who are true adventure travelers.
Gobi Desert Tour – 6 Days
This jeep tour takes you to Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park (Three Beauties of the Gobi National Park), Mongolia’s largest park, and the iconic sites of Mongolia’s South Gobi, including Yoliin Am (Vulture Gorge) and Baynzag (Flaming Cliffs).
The 6 Day Gobi Desert Tour is scheduled to fit between our 10 Day Horseback Expeditions in Gorkhi Terelj National Park. For custom group tours at other dates than listed below, please contact us.
June 2 – 7
June 9 – 14
June 25 – 30
July 10 – 15
July 25 – 30
August 4 – 9
August 14 – 19
August 28 – September 2
September 8 – 13
September 16 – 21
October 1 – 6
October 13 – 18
Gobi Crossing – 10 Days
A jeep based desert adventure, exploring the more remote areas of Mongolia’s Gobi. Includes the iconic sites of the 6 Day tour, interesting prehistoric sites, desert camping, and camel riding. On the way back to Ulaanbaatar, visit the ancient capital Kharkhorin and Hustai Nuruu National Park.
October 20 – 29
Gobi Winter Camping Adventure
Tested and tried, our Gobi winter adventure is designed for small private groups of true adventure travelers. The beauty of the Gobi desert in winter is enchanting – if you are made for this kind of adventure. In winter, tourist accommodations are closed in the Gobi, and your desert home is a Shiftpod, heated with a wood stove. This dwelling was developed for desert camping, providing excellent shelter against heat and cold alike. Its extremely fast to set up, and it gives us the freedom to explore and make camp in an instant, under the brilliant sky of the Gobi desert. Learn more..
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Winter Camel Trekking in the Gobi – 10 Days
A winter adventure, exploring the desert landscapes, traveling on camel back, and hiking. This tour includes travel between Ulaanbaatar City and the Gobi, and approach to the staging area by jeep, and 5 days of camel trekking in a remote desert mountain massif.
Inquire about custom camel treks.
Horse Treks with Stone Horse Expeditions
Check out our horse treks and combine your Gobi tour with a riding adventure!
Gorkhi Terelj National Park Horse Riding – 10 Days
Khan Khentii Mountains Horse Riding Expedition – 14 Days
Mongolia Wilderness Conservation Adventure – 14 Days
One Day Trail Rides
If you have only a day or two left to spare before or after your Gobi adventure, and you want to explore the beautiful landscapes of the Green Zone of Ulaanbaatar City, consider a one day trail ride with us. Our herd of trail horses lives in a valley Northeast of the city, about an hours drive from the city.
Rides can be half day or full day. We have horses for all riding levels. Transport, morning coffee and pastry, picnic lunch and after ride snacks are included. We also provide helmets, half chaps, saddle bags. Our saddles are comfortable Western trail saddles, the horses are all experienced trail companions.
Other Mongolia Adventures 2020
16 Day Mongolia Adventure Tour
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If you want to experience real rural life, and spend time with a Mongolian herder family, join in chores and daily activities, eat or help cook authentic Mongolian food, check out the Ger Stay. Its only about an hours drive from the city of Ulaanbaatar, and a great opportunity to be part of herders’ countryside life. Restrictions apply according to Covid-19 related regulations set by the Government of Mongolia and our company guidelines for the safety of guests and hosts.
2021 Day Tours
If you have only a day or two in Ulaanbaatar, and you want to see the sights of the capital city or explore the vicinity, check out our Day Tours to Tsonjin Boldog (Chinggis Statue), Manzuchir Monastery, Hustai Nuruu National Park, or our popular City Tour.