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| Located in the Gurvan Saikhan National Park near Dalanzadgad, Mongolia, Dalanzadgad, Mongolia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Yol Valley (Lammergeier's Gorge) offers a fabulous respite from the desert sun and heat. The deep gorge is sheltered from the sun by the steep cliffs soaring above the narrow stream that has cut through the rock. Vultures love to hang out at the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

I have visited Yolyn am (“Vulture-eagle gore”) back in 2000 first time. Full of ice down the creek in July. This time in 2019 no trace of ice - unfortunately. Our local friends say last ice melted in June. Thus we did a half day...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Tomas B
Reviewed 31 July 2019

If you can do this in one strech (so only down and not up and down) it is interesting. Not so easy to find the start of walk. Use Wikilioc to find a track. In July we saw much ice in the valley.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank GeDa_12
Reviewed 29 June 2019

Beautiful views and pleasant hike culminating in the river of ice. You can hike in or ride horses into the canyon. Look around for birds and other animals.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank ravi s
Reviewed 27 June 2019

Yolyn Am (also known as Vulture Gorge) is an interesting place for a gentle hike kin the South Gobi Desert.. Apart from the striking scenery, it also covers the so-called "Gobi Glacier). This actually is the remnants of the winter snowfall which fills the gorge...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank realbigbear
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

The Yol valley in Mongolia is quite beautiful tucked between rough craggy mountain gorges on both sides. You can walk amid small streams and enjoy your walk as you meet yaks and lazy horses grazing on your way along. If you are lucky you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

Great Valley, walk and spend the night nearby... Even it's possible to see ice, because sun does not enter to the thin Canyon ! It worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank HaimDorinPrivado
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Part of my tour of the Gobi Desert was a visit to this area, also known as the Vultures Mouth. It boats a cool, refreshing canyon/creek environment, with about half the journey on horseback and the other half on foot. Also lots of intriguing wildlife....More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TravelAngler725
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We stayed at Yol valley-Herdsmen Household Cooperative which was the best get camp we stayed at, not in terms of facilities but in terms of quaintness and service. The area is lovely and well worth a visit. Great to see ice that has survived from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Stopped for a short walk here. There is a small museum with some information on wildlife at the gate. The walk is short, only around an hour total, the area is nice although very cold compared to rest of Gobi area. Horseriding is available although...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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It's over 500km to the south. Why TA lists it as an "attraction in Ulaanbatar" escapes me. Nearest town is Dalandzadgad, in the Gobi desert. As it turned out, we DID drive from UB, because our flight was cancelled (they dug... More
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