Yolyn Am, Dalanzadgad

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#3 of 15 in Parks in Mongolia
Trek through Yolyn Am, a gorge in the Gurvan Saikhan mountains known for its ice field that persists for most of the year. The valley enjoys protection as part of a national park, and also lies within the Gobi desert. Hiking through the narrow gorge, you can admire the dramatic landscape made up of towering cliffs and accentuated by the ice sheets, reaching a depth of several yards depending on the time of year. A variety of wildlife calls the valley home, including eagles, Lammergeier vultures, and the adorable pika. For Yolyn Am and beyond, use our Dalanzadgad vacation generator to get the most from your Dalanzadgad vacation.
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  • August 8, 2017
    beautiful Canyon ending normally not a cascade of ice that unfortunately seen excessive heat was already completely melted. Possibility to see some piccas, of Ipex and various birds of prey including the bearded vulture...
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  • August 7, 2017
    Dunhuang Jia Yu about the way the passage to the Gobi promote Beach, the ancient Han people Gobi Beach Airport because "the desert", "oceans", the ancient Xiongnu people alive begins to calls from overseas. Desert beach not 鳴 sand dune desert in model courses, but the ground is coarse and Luo Shi Fu Gai brought desert, but can still see scattered along the drought-tolerant plants, is not barren. Peer when into say desert Beach announced Po stone, she had a piece of this Gemstone Fashion Accessories, very beautiful.
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  • July 29, 2017
    Amazing site to witness. It is quite the contradiction to see a miniature glacier nestled in a long narrow cavern in the middle of summer with temperatures of 35C. The rest of the valley was very scen...  more »

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Where to stay in Dalanzadgad

Given its status as a gateway town for international tourists, Dalanzadgad offers a decent set of accommodations. Across the modest town center, you'll find simple small hotels with no frills, while hostels with shared rooms cater to more budget-conscious travelers. Newer hotels in high-rise blocks provide the more upmarket options in town--head to the top-floor restaurants for excellent views of the surrounding desert.
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