Biking Tour

On our mountain biking tours you will traverse the more mountainous areas of Mongolia, namely the Khangai mountain range lying at the Northern fringes of the Gobi desert. Khangai Mountain range is very challengeable place for bikers.

Route:

Ulaanbaatar – Khangai Mountain Ranges – Kharkhorin – Tsenkher Hot Springs – Ugii Lake

Duration:

10 nights / 11 days 

Price From:

US$ ***

Region:

Central Mongolia  

Tour highlights:

Ulaanbaatar – Khangai Mountain Ranges – Kharkhorin – Tsenkher Hot Springs – Ugii Lake

On our mountain biking tours you will traverse the more mountainous areas of Mongolia, namely the Khangai mountain range lying at the Northern fringes of the Gobi desert. Khangai Mountain range is very challengeable place for bikers.

  • Day 1. Ulaanbaatar (B/L/D)
  • Day 2. Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes. 300km (B/L/D)
  • Day 3. The Ancient Capital, Kharkhorin. 100km (B/L/D)
  • Day 4. Tuvkhun Monastery. 100km (B/L/D)
  • Day 5. Orkhon Waterfall. 60km (B/L/D)
  • Day 6. Tsenkher Hot Springs. 140km (B/L/D)
  • Day 7. Tsenkher Hot Springs (B/L/D)
  • Day 8. Ugii Lake. 140km (B/L/D)
  • Day 9. Khustai National Park. 300km (B/L/D)
  • Day 10. Back to Ulaanbaatar. 120km (B/L/D)
  • Day 11. Departure (B)

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar. (B/L/D)

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to selected hotel. After lunch, take city tour including Sukhbaatar Square, National History Museum and then visit Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. Enjoy traditional concert and have a dinner.
Overnight at selected hotel

Day 2. Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes. 300km (B/L/D)

Today we will drive to Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes and arrive in tourist GER camp. And after lunch, we will bike to Uvgun Monastery.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 3. The Ancient Capital, Karakorum. 100km (B/L/D)

After an early breakfast drive to the Ancient Capital of Mongolia, Karakorum and upon arrival,visit Erdene-Zuu Monastery. Erdene-Zuu Monastery is one of the largest monasteries in Mongolia. Tour of the monastery grounds and several chapels with excellent examples of Buddhist iconography dating from the 16th century. Visit the ruins of Karakorum, the 13th century capital of the Mongol Empire.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 4. Tuvkhun Monastery. 100km (B/L/D)

Today we will dedicate full day for biking to Tuvkhun Monastery.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 5. Orkhon Waterfall. 60km (B/L/D)

Today we will bike to Orkhon waterfall. Have packed lunch on the way. Excursion to the beautiful Orkhon Waterfall.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 6. Tsenkher Hot Springs. 140km (B/L/D)

After breakfast we will drive through thick pine forests to the Tsenkher hot springs where we can enjoy with hot spring flows out of the ground at 82 relaxing soak.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 7. Tsenkher Hot Springs (B/L/D)

Free day for biking around Tsenkher hot springs.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 8. Ugii Lake. 140km (B/L/D)

Today we will drive to Ugii Lake where we can enjoy hiking through the lakeshore and enjoying for bird watching. In the afternoon we will visit Kultegin Monument which is the massive stone tomb was built in honor of a Turkic prince and warrior killed in a battle that took place not far away. The stone is engraved in both Chinese and Runic scripts.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 9. Khustai National Park. 300km (B/L/D)

Today we drive to Khustai National Park. Khustai was established as part of a unique project to reintroduce the world’s last surviving wild horses back to their natural environment. On the brink of extinction during the last century, only a very few Takhi or Przewalski’s horse were left in zoos around Europe. This graceful steppe horse was returned to Mongolia, and today, thanks to this special project, two herds again roam the Mongolian steppes. Upon arrival to national park, bike around area.
Overnight in tourist GER camp

Day 10. Ulaanbaatar (B/L/D)

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Have lunch in the hotel; take tour to the Gobi cashmere factory for shopping for original and pure cashmere gifts and garments. Have farewell dinner
Overnight at selected hotel

Day 11. Departure (B)

After breakfast transfer to the airport or train station for your international departure.

Tour available dates:

01 June – 15 October

Include:

  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • English speaking guide at all times.
  • In the countryside all lodging will be in ger camps.
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by a chauffeur driven 4WD jeep, bus in the city area.
  • Park entrance fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person

 Exclude:

  • Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar
  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services
  • Travel insurance, medical insurance
  • Visa application fees
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal expenses such as IDD call, internet, laundry, items of a personal nature
  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers
  • Airfare or train ticket
  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)
  • Changes of arrival/departure flights
  • Additional services
  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g. imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc...)
  • Optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc…

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.

  • backpack or soft bag
  • day pack
  • head lamp/flashlight
  • spare batteries/bulb
  • personal medications
  • hiking boots/shoes
  • rain jacket with hood
  • fleece jacket or wool jumper
  • cotton t-shirts
  • long sleeve shirts
  • lightweight trousers
  • shorts
  • warm hat
  • socks
  • underwear
  • sun hat
  • sandals
  • sun glasses
  • sun cream
  • spare glasses
  • insect repellent
  • plastic bags
  • binoculars/camera
  • wet tissues
  • watch/ alarm clock
  • money belt/ pouch
  • insurance confirmation copy
  • emergency contact number