ALE in the Gobi Desert

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  • Overview of the Gobi Programme
  • A Week in the Gobi Desert

  • Overview

    The Gobi Desert is half a million square miles of diverse and beautiful wilderness that includes giant sand dunes, towering orange glowing cliffs and deep canyons, with ice formations that last until mid-summer. It is home to nomadic families living in round white Gers, Mongolian herdsmen, shaggy two-humped camels, Gobi bears, ibexes and gazelles.

    During your Gobi experience ALE students will spend their nights relaxing by camp fire listening to talks from our resident astronaut before clambering into their home for the night, a mixture of tents and Mongolian Gers throughout the trip.

    By day you’ll be trekking various national parks and hiking over sand Dunes while undergoing various leadership activities.