Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National park

Umnugobi Province, Southern Mongolia

Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National park

National park Area: around 27,000 square kilometers

How to get there: The national park is located in Umnugobi Province and 650 km from Ulaanbaatar city and 45 km from Dalanzadgad City, the capital of  Umnugobi province. You can get there by vehicle or airplane. By vehicle, 1-day driving distance. There is also flight on Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday by Eznis Airways. Flight length is 2 hours 30 minutes.

Altitude: around 2100 meters above sea level

Things to do: Horse and camel riding, hiking, trekking, photographing, filming, visiting nomadic family, watching wildlife 

Stretching from the border with Bayanhongor almost to Dalanzadgad, the 2.7million hectare Gurvan Saihan National park is the highlight in the Gobi. Gurvan Saikhan means the” Three Beauties” contains mountains, dinosaur fossils, sand dunes, rock formations that are kept ice for most of the year. There are over 200 species of birds, over 600 kinds of plants and many animals, such as ibex, snow leopard, black-tailed gazelle, and argali sheep. In the park, there are many tourist attractions places as Yolyn Am and Khongor Sand Dune.