Khongoryn Els, Main Dune, Mongolia
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Mongolia Khongoryn Els, Main Dune

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The Khongoryn Els is a part of the Khongor Sand Dunes and with up to 300m in height the highest in the whole stretch. From there, you can overlook the whole landscape.

Photography Tips

Place a person on the sand dune and take care not to destroy the sand by walking too far. You will create amazing scale images.

Travel Information

You can drive there from several points. Easiest and fastest is from Bayandalai. Make sure to have a proper 4x4 car (recommended) and be experienced with driving in sandy conditions. Otherwise, you can book yourself a tour or a car with a driver. Entrance is around 2,50 EUR. Card is accepted.

Hiking up that sand dune will take about 1 hour. Take breaks and take enough water. This will be very tiring.
Spot Type Drone
Crowd Factor Just a few people
Best Timing Sunrise during summer
Sunrise & Sunset 05:50 - 20:45 | current local time: 04:42
Photo Themes adventure desert Hiking Sand sand dunes

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