The Gobi Desert is the largest in Asia and covers areas of Northern China and Southern Mongolia. It is the Mongolian Gobi which offers the best travel opportunities with jeep and camel trekking trips of a week or more the best way to immerse yourself into this stunning and largely unspoiled region of Asia. It is not all dunes though with the chance to see dinosaur remains, wind sculpted rock formations and the unique wildlife of the desert as well as meet the isolated pockets of nomads who survive in this harshest of regions.
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REASON TO VISIT THE EAST GOBI
The wildest and most desolate part of Mongolia holds a fascination for many and the people who eek out an existence here are an inspiration.
EAST GOBI TRAVEL TIP
If short for time and budget a trip to the East Gobi works better than the South Gobi as it is accessible by train from Sainshand station just north of the China Mongolia border.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EAST GOBI
Dinosaurs – search for dinosaur remains around Sainshand just off the rail line down to Beijing.
Camels – Take a camel trek of just a few hours or many days across this starkly beautiful region.
Nomads – If you thought nomadic life on the grasslands was tough then try experiencing it in the deserts.
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