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Very impressive experience!!

My parents and I hired a driver to visit Badan Jaran Desert. What an amazing experience! We went... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
StefanSchuppi
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Beijing, China
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Mysterious Desert

Journey started on 4 wheel drive vehicles, going fast into desert sandy terrain on a roller coaster... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
TekTeh
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My parents and I hired a driver to visit Badan Jaran Desert. What an amazing experience! We went off-season so we spent about 10 hours driving in the desert and only saw 3 people all day! The views are spectacular and you feel the greatness...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I are on the trip from Beijing to Qinghai with our own car. We read a lot about this place and get to the gates of the Badain Jaran Desert Geo Park yesterday. Entrance to the actual Park is for unauthorised vehicles....More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank NiShengmo
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Journey started on 4 wheel drive vehicles, going fast into desert sandy terrain on a roller coaster ride, it was exhilarating!. The scenery was absolutely fantastics, flat sandy grounds, massive sand dunes high up into the clear blue sky, mountains in the distance. The half...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank TekTeh
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Never been here - never want to, but you keep BUGGING me with e-mails...stop! You'e filling up my in box constantlly - give it a break

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 1 March 2016

From May to June and September to October would be an ideal time. Its not too hot or cold and most importantly not many tourists.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 11 February 2016

The Badain Jaran Desert winter caravan organised by China Hiking. Run by Heidi and Fred Halewyck, this was a trip of a lifetime. Having traveled to over 100 countries, there is not much I have not seen. Inner Mongolia was something I was completely unprepared...More

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank davephils
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Was a solo trip for me. Awesome place. The high price tag on trips was justified. Took a 3 hour bus ride from Zhangye (chi che dong zhan) to Ayouqi (Alashan You Qi or Alxa Youqi). Then next morning took another local bus to entrance...More

Date of experience: September 2015
8  Thank Saif K
Reviewed 30 May 2015

We make a 2 day jeep safari with a group. this is not my 1st desert experience. i visited the Sahara, the Donghuang (near the Mogao caves) and the others, but this was outstanding. The combination of the lakes the high dunes (some of them...More

Date of experience: May 2015
5  Thank Adomvatik
Reviewed 23 May 2015

mysterious blue lakes in the end of no where at the yellow desert with high awesome dunes under the blue sky. a beauty

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 2 October 2014

Treking in Badain Jaran (a part of the Gobi desert) was an absolutely amazing experience. We had with us seven bactrian (two humps) camels that carried the tents, the water, the kerosene, pots and pens, food, etc., a guide a cook and a camelier. We...More

Date of experience: September 2014
11  Thank worldnomad_01
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tinasaweigh
14 June 2017|
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Response from sammartin1990 |
Hi, I am sorry I can't completely answer your question but I am looking for a similar answer. I have head that there is a travel agency called Badanjilin Travel that can arrange camels to the closest oasis but I am not sure... More
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Promboon
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Response from Zippi_11 | Reviewed this property |
Dragoon tour I think, but it includes the all china group trip.
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