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Badan Jaran Desert

Inside of Lashan Youqi, Alashanyou Qi 737300, 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
Abracadabra

Never been here - never want to, but you keep BUGGING me with e-mails...stop! You'e filling up my... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2016
Habari
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Vancouver bc
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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

1  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

Thank Habari
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.

Thank simonlei2015
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

1  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

5  Thank Saifers
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

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

Thank Zippi_11
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

9  Thank worldnomad_01
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Unlike other desert in China(such as Dunhuang),the Badan Jaran Desert is reletively unfamous,which means there do not have too many travellers there.The desert is extremely vast,so it is impossible for you to travel on your feet.Now the desert had been made to be a National...More

5  Thank Ian L
Reviewed 21 August 2014

The Badain Jaran Desert was fantastic. Definitely do it if you get the chance! TOUR PACKAGES You can't go into the desert without going through the Zhufeng Travel Agency based in the Jinge Hotel. They seem to have a monopoly on the whole thing, unfortunately....More

11  Thank The_Sturms
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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
23 July 2015|
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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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