Steppes Into Gobi

Experience the wild beauty of Mongolia's Steppes on a 15-day off-road self-drive expedition to the Gobi Desert

01 Start

Experience the magic of Mongolia’s steppes and dunes on this 15-day journey through Central Mongolia and the Gobi Desert. Encounter wild horses in Khustai National Park and feel the thrill of off-roading in vast, untamed landscapes. Revel in the cultural richness of ancient monasteries and historical sites. From the whispering sands of the Khongor Dunes to the spiritual serenity of Ongii Monastery, each day unfolds a new chapter of discovery.

1.1 Why choose this tour?

  • Unmatched Adventure: Experience the thrill of self-drive offroading across Mongolia’s diverse landscapes.
  • Cultural Richness: Visit ancient monasteries like Erdene Zu and Ongii.
  • Spectacular Landscapes: Behold breathtaking sunsets over the Flaming Cliffs and White Stupa.
  • Nomadic Experience: Live like a local with nights under the stars, enjoying traditional campfires

02 Overview

  • Style: Self-Drive
  • Terrain: Asphalt, Dirt Tracks
  • Tour Level: 4

Our tour levels are graded from 1 (easy) to 5 (challenging), with each level reflecting the complexity and challenge based on multiple factors.



15 Days

1,950 KM

03 Itinerary

a group of people riding a bicycle in front of the Government Palace in Ulaanbaatar

Day Arrival in Ulaanbaatar (95KM)

  • 3-Star or 5-Star Hotel
  • Kick off your journey in the vibrant Ulaanbaatar, exploring its rich history and modern charm

Day Wildlife wonders at Khustai (200KM)

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Venture into Khustai National Park for an up-close encounter with Mongolia’s majestic wild horses

Day Desert dreams at Elsen Taserkhai (77KM)

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Experience a magical night camping under the stars amidst the serene sand dunes of Elsen Taserkhai

Day Time travel in Kharakorum (50KM)

  • Hotel or Camping
  • Delve into Mongolia’s ancient past at the Erdene Zuu Monastery and the captivating Kharakorum

Day Khujirt's spa oasis (250KM)

  • Spa Hotel
  • Relax in luxury at a spa hotel in Khujirt, with the option to indulge in a rejuvenating mud bath

Day Spiritual solitude at Ongii Monastery

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Discover the peaceful ambience and historical significance of the secluded Ongii Monastery

A picture of the breathtaking Flaming Cliffs in the Gobi Desert

Day Flaming Cliffs at dusk (120KM)

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Witness the breathtaking sunset painting the Flaming Cliffs in a palette of fiery colors

A picture of camel rides at Khongor Sand Dunes during sunset

Day Nomadic lifestle & camel rides

  • Nomad Family or Ger Camp
  • Immerse yourself in the nomadic lifestyle with a local family visit, complete with camel rides

Day Khongor's dune adventure (150KM)

  • Nomad Family or Ger Camp
  • Conquer the Khongor Sand Dunes with an exhilarating hike and sledge down their sweeping slopes

Day Yolin Am's mystique (175KM)

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Explore the hidden ice valley of Yolin Am, a natural marvel nestled within the Gobi Desert

A picture of the unique geological formation of Tsagaan Suvarga in the Gobi Desert

Day White Stupa's wonders (235KM)

  • Hotel or Ger Camp
  • Embrace the stunning sunset at White Stupa, witnessing nature’s artwork in the desert

Day Campfire at Baga Gaziin Chuluu's (250KM)

  • Camping or Ger Camp
  • Enjoy a day of hiking and a cozy campfire amidst the unique rock formations of Baga Gaziin Chuluu

Aryapala Buddhist Temple at the Gorkhi Terelj - Mongolia

Day Terelj's natural splendor (50KM)

  • Lodge Hotel
  • Traverse the scenic trails of Terelj National Park, surrounded by breathtaking alpine landscapes

Day Ulaanbaatar's cultural treasures (160KM)

  • 3-Star or 5-Star Hotel
  • Revisit Ulaanbaatar to marvel at cultural icons like the majestic Chinggis Khan Statue

04 Contact Us

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Complete the form or choose one of the options below to let us know how we can help you have the most amazing time in Mongolia.

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What's Included

5.1 Basics

Get ready to explore Central Mongolia, where we handle all the details so you can just relax and have fun!

  • Effortless airport transfers by SIXT.
  • Private guide on arrival day.
  • 24/7 Remote Support
  • Route map
  • Specially curated activities along the route

We’re here to ensure your trip is all about excitement and zero hassle!

5.2 Car

Feel confident driving anywhere in Mongolia with our rugged and reliable range of off-road cars. We offer a variety of models; choose the one that suits you best.


Land Cruiser 76

Land Cruiser 250

5.4 Not Included

5.3 Not Included

We aim to make your trip as easy and enjoyable as possible, and we’re always on hand to answer questions or provide assistance. However, please note that you will need to manage your own food and fuel needs during the journey.

5.3 Accommodation

5.4 Acccommodation

Embark on a journey through Mongolia where luxury meets tradition. Revel in five-star comfort, indulge in health spas, and immerse yourself in the rustic allure of traditional yurts. Sleep under a blanket of stars and embrace the nomadic life, connecting with local families. It’s an adventure that harmonizes opulence and authenticity.

Nature's Nomad

Mixed Nomad

Comfort Nomad



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07 Book Now

7.1 Choose your dates

View BookingOur tours are designed for one or two people in each car. You can add backseat passengers below for €2,400 per person. For those traveling alone, there will be an extra charge of €2,000 on your final bill. Custom dates can be given during the checkout. If you want a customized tour, please use the form below.

Not Included

Package does not include a 4,000,000MNT car rental deposit, flight to Mongolia, visa fees, or any travel and health insurance. Remember to arrange these separately for a smooth journey!

7.2 Upgrade your ride

Our standard car is the rugged and reliable UAZ Patriot

Upgrade To Toyota Land Cruiser 250

Offroad in luxury with a state of the art 2024 Land Cruiser 250

Upgrade To Toyota Land Cruiser 76

Upgrade to the legendary Landcruiser 76

7.3 Upgrade your Trip

Insurance Upgrade

Loss Damage Waiver with reduced excess to 503EUR, Gravel Protection, Sand and Ash Protection, Tire and Windshield Protection, Roadside Protection.

Backseat Passenger

Add up to two additional passengers per car

Driver Service

Sit back and relax as a SIXT professional driver takes you on your adventure.

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