Dates 1 May '11 to 30 Sep '11
Flexible? Yeah, sure
Est. Cost 2,467 - 2,467 USD (USD United States Dollars)
Type Tour Participants Wanted
Name Bird watching tour No.1
You will travel in Mongolian famous Gobi desert, forest region and between 120 to 140 birds, over 20 kinds of mammals, wild animals such as gazelle and ibex are available to watch. Bogd Khan Mountain, located in the south of Ulaanbaatar was preserved in 1770 so that it became possible to see a variety of wild animals around here a few years ago. Because of the dense population in Ulaanbaatar, the animals are running away but there is still a chance to see approximately 120 birds in the mountain. Mongolian Gobi desert has already attracted international bird watchers and scholars attentions. The Gobi desert is considered as one of the warmest zones and usually in spring birds visit here and move to Siberia. But in autumn, they come again in Gobi on the way back to the south and the permanent staying birds especially carnivorous birds are the most interesting for the tourists. If you tolerate and wait early in the morning, you can watch Altai snowcock.
You will experience the Mongolian nomads’ culture and lifestyle, try their diary products, food and even it is possible to do mini shopping buying their handmade products. Horse riding, taking photos with national Mongolian costume are also available.
Well educated tour guide who has a variety of knowledge about the locals, language and birds will travel with you and when you are in South Gobi province, cook will be provided.
You’ll stay at a hotel in Ulaanbaatar, usually at tourist camps in the countryside and one or two days at nomad families or tent.
One way flight is 511km, you’ll travel in Ulaanbaatar, Terelj National Park by Japanese van and Russian van in Southgobi province where the roads are difficult.
Bird watching tour No.1
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