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Gobi Marathon 2017

In the morning, the sun is already raised, the air is cool and the sun send out moverless, lovely light the. GOBI MARATHON MONGOLIA“ starts. The track is going through the probably most impressive part of the landscape including sand dunes, Mongolian dessert steppes, the world wide known famous Saxaul forest and the dinosaur excavation area. The ground is hard sand and quite good for running. Every five kilometre is a station with food and drinks, a small first medical help station, which hopefully no one would need.

Length: 3nights / 4days
Starting: 15th of September

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15 Sep Day 1 Travel to Dalanzadgad dscf5736
Pick up at your hotel and travel to Dalanzadgad, the center of Umnugobi province for 560kms about 7hours. Stay overnight in Ger camp. LD

16 Sep Day 2 Visit Yol valley & Travel to Bayanzag 
Morning drive to Yol valley for 40kms. The areas we will be visiting are situated in the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park, which encompasses the ‘Three Beauties’ peaks and the eastern-most points of the Altai Mountains. Then continue travel to Bayanzag for 70kms. Late afternoon you will visit local nomad family who breed herd of camels, horses, goats and sheep. We can learn their lifestyle such as how to milking camel and how to do khoormog, healthy drink which fermented by camel cows’ milk. Trek to red “Flaming Cliffs” about 2hours. Visit a nomad family to enjoy riding camels is possible. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

17 Sep Day 3 Gobi Marathogobimarathon01n
On this exciting day “GOBI MARATHON” will take place at Gobi, the most impressive part of the landscape where camels roaming over Golden sand dunes, sun rises from wide open desert steppe that holds many trilling surprises. The ground is hard sand and quite good for running. During the whole way nomadic people and their traditional felt dwelling – Ger and herds could be seen and even they would enjoy the race with you. Have a great run of 26.2 miles / 42.195 km through dramatic cliffs and valleys, rolling sand dunes, world wide known famous Saxaul forest of the Gobi and feel the emptiness & endlessness of Mongolia in the cradle of dinosaurs. Evening we will have a joyful Gala Dinner followed by ceremony of awarding winners by the medal “GOLDEN GOBI”. All participants would enjoy the ceremony with nomads. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

18 Sep Day 4 Travel to Ulaanbaatar
Morning travel to Ulaanbaatar for 540kms. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. End of the service. BL

 

• Category: Event tours Mongolia

• Places to visit: Ulaanbaatar – Dalanzadgad – Yol valley – Bayanzag – Moltsog sand dune – Ulaanbaatar

• Activities: Gobi Marathon, cultural visits, visit natural sites

• Duration: 3nights / 4days

• Covering distance: 1300kms

• Number of participants: Min-2

• Season: mid September

In the morning, the sun is already raised, the air is cool and the sun send out moverless, lovely light the „ GOBI MARATHON MONGOLIA“ starts. The track is going through the probably most impressive part of the landscape including sand dunes, Mongolian dessert steppes, the world wide known famous Saxaul forest and the dinosaur excavation area. The ground is hard sand and quite good for running. Every five kilometre is a station with food and drinks, a small first medical help station, which hopefully no one would need.

• Tour starting (start in Ulaanbaatar) 2017:
GM01 15 Sep

Price from:
USD 1490 per person

Included: All activities described in the itinerary, twin/double basis hotel accommodation*** (2 nights) in Ulaanbaatar and Ger camp stay (3 nights) in the countryside, English speaking guide service, Marathon fee, entrance fees to Protected Areas, RT domestic flight, all transfers by minibus in the city and by 4WD Russian minivan in the countryside. Meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner as mentioned per day itinerary.

Excluded: International transportation to and from Mongolia, travel insurance, alcoholic drinks, tips and gratuities, laundry and items of a personal nature.

Note:
• We are happy to arrange your hotel and transfers in Ulaanbaatar, private car transportation to our destinations at discounted rate.
• International and domestic flight and train tickets would be arranged due to the clients’ requests and wishes with our pleasures.
• City sightseeing tours are offered as optional.
• Private departures are available on request.

Gobi Marathon

Event date: 15 September, 2017

Venue: Bayanzag, Bulgan soum, Umnugobi province

“GOBI MARATHON MONGOLIA” will take place at Gobi, the most impressive part of the landscape where the sun rises from wide open desert steppe that holds many trilling surprises… where two humped Bactrian camels roaming over the Golden sand dunes…

During the whole way along the marathon Gobi nomads and their Gers, breeding animal herds could be seen and encountered. Even the herders would try the race with you. Have a great run of 26.2 miles / 42.195 km through dramatic cliffs and valleys, rolling sand dunes, world wide known famous Saxaul forest and dinosaur excavation area.

Feel the emptiness & endlessness of Mongolian Gobi while challenging this off-the- beaten adventure!

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