Welcome to Gurvan Saikhan National Park
With its iconic sand dunes, ice canyon, striped badlands and stunning mountain vistas, this is understandably one of Mongolia’s most popular national parks. Most travellers only see a fraction of it, sticking to the main sites – the standout one being the monstrous sand dunes known as Khongoryn Els. With more time, though, it’s possible to drive to the remote western area – an eerie landscape so lacking in life that... Read More
Top experiences in Gurvan Saikhan National Park
Gurvan Saikhan National Park activities
Long after the reign of Genghis Khan, nomadism remains a way of life in modern Mongolia. But with so much to see and do here, it’s only natural that people would want to move about and explore a bit. This adventure taps into the nomadic lifestyle embraced by almost 40% of the local population, travelling through ruggedly beautiful gorges and sandstone mountains in search of golden eagles, desert gazelles and the Mongolian horse. And when you’re not moving, you’ll experience local customs up-close, exploring rural villages and sleeping in traditional ger tents.