Flaming Cliffs

The Gobi Desert and Southern Mongolia, Mongolia

Travel to the spectacular ‘Flaming Cliffs’ or ‘Bayan Zag’, a vibrant ridge of red-orange sandstone that glows like fire as the sun sets. It was here that the celebrated Dr Roy Chapman Andrews found the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen.

In the late afternoon, visit the famous ‘Flaming Cliffs’ of the Gobi Desert, a dramatic landscape of rugged rocks that glow in the light of the sinking sun. Also renowned for its paleontological significance, it was here in 1922 that Dr. Roy Chapman Andrews from the American Museum of Natural History found the first fossilised nest of dinosaur eggs. Paleontological expeditions continue to unearth incredible finds, with velociraptor remains recently being discovered nearby.

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