Stone Horse Expeditions Adventure Travel in the Gobi
2023 Mongolia Gobi Desert Tours by Stone Horse Expeditions again offer specialized tours. Chose a Gobi Winter Adventure or Camel Trekking. Take an excursions by 4×4 vehicle that bring you to the iconic sites of the Gobi desert. Opt for a custom tour to locations off-the beaten track where you enjoy the stillness and solitude of the desert.
Experience the vast open spaces of the Mongolian Gobi and learn about the nomadic practices of herder families. Travelers in the Mongolian Gobi are surprised to find very varied landscapes. These may be rugged mountain ranges, green pastures, ice filled canyons, gigantic sand dunes and desert oases. There is also a wealth of wildlife.
The 6 Day Gobi Desert tours are again scheduled to fit in between our horseback tours so our guests can combine two adventures during their time in Mongolia.
2023 Mongolia Gobi Desert Tours – Overview of Options
The 6 Day Gobi Desert Tour takes you to the iconic sites of the Mongolian Gobi. Hike into the Vulture Gorge and visit the Flaming Cliffs. Climb the dunes of 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. Camp under the desert sky for some of the nights. Visit prehistoric sites with ancient rock art. On the return journey take in the historic capital Kharkhorin. Visit the wild horses of Hustai Nuruu National Park before returning to Ulaanbaatar.
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. One of the treks is scheduled to take place during 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.
2023 Mongolia Gobi Desert Tours – Details
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 Horseback Expeditions in Gorkhi Terelj National Park in summer (June – August), in autumn (September) and late autumn (October). 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
Aug 28 – Sept 2 September 14 – 19 October 1 – 6 October 14 – 19 (14 – 18 if you want to join the ride October 18 – 25)
The Gobi Crossing is a jeep based desert adventure, exploring the more remote areas of Mongolia’s Gobi. This tour includes the iconic sites of the 6 Day tour, as well as prehistoric sites, desert camping and camel riding. On the way back to Ulaanbaatar, visit the ancient capital Kharkhorin and Hustai Nuruu National Park.
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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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.
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Autumn Colors of the Khentii – September Horse Treks – 12 Days
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.