Northern Lakes to Southern Sands

A north-to-south adventure of ancient landscapes and nomadic cultures in an unforgettable journey.

01 Start

Embark on an unforgettable 19-day journey through the heart of Mongolia, from the bustling streets of Ulaanbaatar to the serene expanses of the Gobi Desert. Traverse rugged landscapes, discover ancient volcanoes, and unwind by crystal-clear lakes as you dive into a world where adventure knows no bounds. Each day promises a new adventure, whether it’s hiking up dormant volcanoes, kayaking in pristine waters, or experiencing the thrill of a camel ride across the Flaming Cliffs. Immerse yourself in the nomadic lifestyle, soaking in hot springs under starlit skies, and waking up to breathtaking sunrises over vast sand dunes. This tour isn’t just a journey across Mongolia; it’s a journey into the heart of its landscapes, culture, and boundless adventures.

1.1 Why choose this tour?

  • Adventure Awaits at Every Turn: From volcano hikes to desert camel rides, embrace the thrill of Mongolia’s diverse landscapes.
  • Cultural Immersion: Experience the nomadic lifestyle firsthand, visiting local communities and ancient monasteries.
  • Natural Wonders: Discover Mongolia’s breathtaking natural beauty, from the pristine waters of Khuvsgul Lake to the dramatic vistas of the Gobi Desert.

02 Overview

  • Style: Self-Drive
  • Terrain: Asphalt, Dirt Tracks, Sandy Tracks, Sand Dunes
  • Tour Level: 3

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



19 Days

3,750 KM

03 Itinerary

Day Urban Explorer's

  • Hotel
  • Dive into Ulaanbaatar’s vibrant life, the starting line of our epic journey.

Day Dunes & Wild Horses

  • Camping
  • Roam the Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes, where wild horses gallop free.

Day Volcano Ascent

  • Camping
  • Conquer the slopes of Uran Togoo, a silent guardian of the plains.

Day Lake Serenity Sail

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Set sail on Khuvsgul's mirror-like waters, a kayaker's dream come true.

Day Mountain Trails Call

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Trail through Khuvsgul's wilderness, where every path tells a story.

Day Desert Oasis Dream

  • Camping
  • Unveil the secluded beauty of Khar Lake, Mongolia’s hidden gem.

Day Springs Under Stars

  • Camping
  • Soak in Khar Lake’s hot springs, under the vast, starry night sky.

Day Peaks & Craters

  • Camping
  • Scale the heights of White Lake and Khorgoo, where earth meets sky.

Day Thermal Bliss

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Embrace the warmth of Tsetserleg’s hot springs, nature’s spa.

Day Monastic Journey

  • Camping
  • Trek to Tuvkhon Monastery, where spirituality and nature blend.

Day Cascading Reds

  • Camping
  • Discover the Red Waterfall’s majestic flows, a sight to behold.

Day Stars & Tents

  • Camping
  • Camp under Arvaikheer’s endless sky, a night like no other.

Day Ancient Echoes

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Walk Ongii’s ruins, whispers of the past under the open sky.

Day Dunes at Twilight

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Camel ride at Flaming Cliffs, where the desert glows at dusk.

Day Dune Symphony

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Ascend Khongor Sand Dunes, greeted by the sun’s first light.

Day Canyon Whisper

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Explore Yolin Am, where silence speaks between canyon walls.

Day White Stupa Wonders

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Behold the White Stupa, where history is etched in stone.

Day Rock's Timeless Art

  • Ger Camp or Camping
  • Wander through Baga Gaziin Chuluu, a gallery sculpted by nature.

Day Circle Complete

  • Hotel
  • Return to Ulaanbaatar, hearts full, spirits wild, journey complete.

04 Contact Us

It's natural for you to have questions, and our team is here to answer them!

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

Dive into the heart of Mongolia with effortless ease, as we meticulously handle every detail for an adventure filled with wonder and devoid of hassle!

  • Luxury 4×4 vehicles
  • Curated activities on the route
  • 24/7 remote support
  • Comprehensive route maps
  • Premium camping gear

Our mission is to strip away the burdens of travel logistics, allowing you to plunge into the adventure and cultural immersion that Mongolia offers, with every detail finely tuned to elevate your journey into the extraordinary!

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

Our Mongolia North to South tour features three accommodation options to match every adventurer’s comfort level. Start and end in hotel luxury, choose the immersive experience of starlit camping, opt for a mix of hotels, ger camps, and camping for a varied experience, or enjoy the comfort of only hotels and ger camps for a gentler adventure. Whichever you choose, an unforgettable Mongolian journey awaits.

Nature's Nomad

Mixed Nomad

Comfort Nomad

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06 Book Now

6.1 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!

6.2 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

6.3 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.

07 Custom Tours

We’re dedicated to helping you plan the ultimate Mongolian road trip of your dreams.

Whatever your specific needs may be, please don’t hesitate to reach out through this form. Our committed team will contact you swiftly to discuss the most suitable options available.

We’re excited about the opportunity to assist in crafting an unforgettable journey for you!

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08 FAQs

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