Mountain Biking in Mongolia

                    

Day 1

Drive to Bayankhongor, drive to Shargaljuut hot spring, located 60 km to the north-east of Bayankhongor town, on the bank of the Shargaljuut River (2000m) Shargaljuut has more than 300 mineral water sprouts and sources with water temperatures of +45 to +96 degrees celcius. The springs have been a source of natural healing for Mongolians for centuries.


Day 2

Bike to Khukh river:This morning after a relaxed breakfast we will start our bike trip crossing a river and reach to Nariin jalga valley (2712 m above the sea level) after 14 kms of riding. Loose soil so bit difficult to ride then we will reach Elbekh pass (2712 m above the sea level), the road is pretty much up and down and is tough (very solid) and with loose stones. We will have our picnic lunch at the top of Elbekh pass and continue to ride down to toward Khukh river. The water of Khukh river is fresh and clean.


Day 3

Bike to Mt. Bayanzurkh: After breakfast we will start riding towards Mt. Bayanzurkh and gradually ascend. The road is tough with stones and bumpy. Be careful when you descend.


Day 4

Bike to Orkhon Waterfall: gradually descending from the pass you will reach Orkhon river cross. You should push your bike to cross the Orkhon river. From here Ulaantsutgalan waterfall is 22 km. At this area of Orkhon valley volcano lava is spread all around. Today we'll camp at waterfall.


Day 5

Bike to Karakorum: Starting from the waterfall early in the morning and crossing the Orkhon river on cross turn left side. Bike 95 km on bumpy road. Road is generally smooth, though soil road and is sandy with loose stones at lowlands. Karakorum the ancient capital of Mongolia and from where Ghengis Khan launched his cavalry (90 km) There is a small local township there now. On arrival the first and most obvious landmark is the massive walls of the Erdnezuu Monastery. This Monastery was built in the 1586 and is surrounded by a massive 400m x 400m wall. Not a single nail was used in the construction of the ornate temples, only a few of which remain standing after the communist purges. In previous times the grounds held over 60 temples with 10000 monks using them for their daily worship. You will visit this Monastery and make camp 10km before at the riverside of Orkhon.


Day 6

Bike to Ugii lake: Riding towards Ugii lake ride through diiferent up and downhills. Road is generally, smooth. As soon as you see the lake you all will probably jump into it!


Day 7

Drive to Ulaanbaatar: Today will be a drive, on paved roads, back to the capital. Once in the city you will be taken to yourhotel.

This tour can be organized as an individual request.
Prices include the following

Transportation within Mongolia. Single accommodation can be arranged at an additional cost. Tented accommodation while on trek, three meals a day, English-speaking guide, transfers, camel or horse hire where specified, support staff including drivers, horse/camel men and camp assistants.


Prices do not include

International transportation, travel insurance, visas, departure tax, alcoholic drinks, gratuities, items of a personal nature.

It is the responsibility of the client to be fully covered with travel and medical insurance while traveling in Mongolia.

Please note

Upon request single supplement in the countryside can be provided at the additional cost. Incase, single accommodation in ger camps was not provided the amount would be calculated based on the missing nights and reimbursed.

Nomads cannot be hold responsible for over bookings, as long as the company can proof with sufficient documentation that overbooking has been the error of the third party.

Should circumstances beyond our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, any changes of domestic flight or train schedules, require a change of itinerary, we will inform your agent and propose an equivalent itinerary. Again, Nomads cannot take over the responsibility for the Airlines or the National Train Company. The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa and the necessary passport pictures.

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