Khongoryn Els

Khongoryn Els

Located in Omnogovi province of Mongolia, the Khongor Sand Dunes are some of the largest and most impressive white sand dunes in the country.

A 4WD vehicle and an experienced driver are required. Also known as the Duut Mankhan (Singing Dunes), the dunes lie within the Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park. If you dare to take the risk and travel along this dusty and bumpy route, then make sure to be driven by someone who has experience of the road. These dunes are 20 km wide and 100 km long.
Located to the foot of the high Altai Mountains range, the dunes are up to 300m high, 12km wide and about 100km long. This trail passes through remote areas, so you need to be prepared. This route is not suitable for normal cars. This is a remote and unforgiving area and you shouldn’t undertake either trip without an experienced driver and full stocks of food, water and fuel.