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Cycling Central Mongolia - 11 Days

Cycling Central Mongolia

Mongolia · Private Tour · 11 Days
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cycling
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Cycle the wild landscapes of Mongolia as you discover the history of Ulaanbataar and Karakorum, the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai, and the spectacular landscapes of the Orkhon Valley and the Khentii Mountains.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ulaanbaatar
Day 2 - Khentii Mountain Range
Day 3 - Terelj National Park
Day 4 - Terelj → Elsen Tasarkhai
Day 5 - Tsenkher Hot Springs
Day 6-7 - Ride days
Day 8 - Arkhangai → Orkhon Valley
Day 9 - Orkhon Valley →  Karakorum
Day 10 - Karakorum → Ulaanbaatar
Day 11 - Ulaanbaatar

What is included

  • Transportation in comfortable Delica 4x4 off road minivan, including airport transfers
  • 5 nights accommodation at mongolian ger camp with full board
  • 3 nights accommodation at tent with full board
  • 2 nights accommodation at luxury hotel with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees at all visiting sites
  • Camel ride and Horse ride for 1 hour
  • Bike rent for 5 days
  • English speaking guide service throughout the entire itinerary
  • Local guides for horse and camel ride trials
  • Bike guide
  • Authentic Mongolian Barbecue

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Ulaanbaatar

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. You'll be greeted at the airport and escorted to the hotel.

Take a city tour to Gandan Monastery where you will see huge gold plated Buddha, a symbol of Mongolian national pride and cultural revival and visit National Museum of Mongolian History, where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present. 

Enjoy an excursion to Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
2
Khentii Mountain Range

After breakfast, meet with your team. Ride to Chinggis Khaan Statue

The statues in total is 40m high and see as far sighted Chinggis Khaan holds a golden whip in his right hand. We pedal hard and climb high on rocky roads across rivers and past of traditional felt-walled tents of herders and their flocks. 

Overnight at the tent.

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Ulaanbaatar → Khentii Mountains55 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tent

Khentii Mountain

day
3
Terelj National Park

 After breakfast, experience the excitement of this adventurous day. 

You'll explore the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones. Some of them look quite similar to turtles. Enjoy a ride through to Khan Khentii wilderness

Overnight at a mongolian traditional ger tent.  


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Khentii Mountains → Terelj40 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

day
4
Terelj → Elsen Tasarkhai

Early morning, drive to Elsen Tasarkhai, unique area of forest and sand dunes. 

After lunch, there is an opportunity for a camel ride trial through the sand dunes. We will visit a local nomad family where you have an opportunity to experience their way of life, their culture and traditions. 

Have a delightful experience of dinner with real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones. 

Overnight at a mongolian traditional ger tent.  

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Terelj → Elsen Tasarkhai 280 km 5h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Hoyor Zagal Camp

Elsen Tasarkhai

day
5
Tsenkher Hot Springs

After breakfast, we will drive Arkhangai province.

Visit Tsenkher Hot Springs, sulphar springs that emerge from the ground at 70 degrees Celsius. Facilities include outdoor baths for male and female, showers and accommodation. 

Enjoy dinner with real authentic Mongolian barbecue, prepared in the traditional style with hot stones.

Overnight at a mongolian traditional ger tent. 

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Elsen Tasarkhai → Arkhangai190 km 4h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Duut Resort Camp

Tsenkher

day
6-7
Ride days

After breakfast, riding through beautiful scenery up to Ultiin Davaa, and on the mountains of Khangai.

Overnight at the tent.

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20 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tent

Tsenkher

day
8
Arkhangai → Orkhon Valley

 After breakfast, cycle to reach Orkhon Waterfall

The terrain will be wide open valleys to mountain, rivers and then changing to Forest Mountain and 20m wonderful waterfall.

Overnight at a mongolian traditional ger tent.   

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Arkhangai → Orkhon Waterfall20 km
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Talbiun Camp

Orkhon Valley

day
9
Orkhon Valley →  Karakorum

After breakfast, continue driving to Karakorum, the symbolic ruins of the XIIIth century capital of the Mongol Empire. 

Visit Erdene-Zuu, the oldest monastery, with 108 stupas, built in 1586. Then visit and admire Karakorum Museum. See the Great Mongol State Period, Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Ancient State Period Halls. 

Overnight at a mongolian traditional ger tent.   

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Orkhon Valley → Karakorum200 km 4h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Y

Munkhtenger Camp

Karakorum

day
10
Karakorum → Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, drive back to Ulaanbaatar

We will check into hotel. After the lunch, we will continue to visit Bogd Khan Palace, which is a series of beautiful traditional buildings, where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. 

Then you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Karakorum → Ulaanbaatar370 km 7h 30min
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
11
Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Ulaanbaatar
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Bayangol Hotel

Khentii Mountain
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Tent

Terelj
Y

Terelj Lodge Resort

Elsen Tasarkhai
Y

Hoyor Zagal Camp

Tsenkher
Y

Duut Resort Camp

Tsenkher
Y

Tent

Orkhon Valley
Y

Talbiun Camp

Karakorum
Y

Munkhtenger Camp

Price for luxury experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
4 pax
Double Sharing
1 Jun 2018 - 30 Sep 2018$2319$1663

Photos

On the way to Terelj
Terelj - Turtle Rock-M
Chinggis Khaan Statue, Tuv province
Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes, Uvurkhangai province
Orkhon Valley
Bike tour
Tourist ger camp, Orkhon Valley
Bogd Khan Winter Palace, Ulaanbaatar

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