At Byanzag, it is the landscape which is most impressive - an intense evocation of Mongolia's great emptiness. Conditions and inclination permitting, you can visit Byanzag in Mongolian fashion - on the back of a camel.
The Dunes of Khongoryn Els
The Dunes of Khongoryn Els, Mongolia
The best time for ascending the Khongor Sands is in the early morning or late evening, when the cool air makes the journey pleasant.
The range of dunes stretches as far as the eye can see - your driver will take you to the base of the formation, from where you can take photographs, stroll among the horses and camels in the green stream-valley, or if you are feeling more energetic you can climb the dunes to the summit of your choosing, where the view along the sand ridge opens up for excellent photographic opportunities.
Speak to someone
who's been there
Start planning your tailor-made trip by contacting one of our Mongolia specialists
- Make an inquiry
Photos of the Dunes of Khongoryn Els
Other experiences in the Gobi Desert
These activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences around where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can suggest tours and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the local ways of life.