The Best Way to Explore Mongolia

See it, breathe it, meet the people, climb the mountains. We will give you the best cycling experience possible.

Unrivalled Scenery, Outstanding Trails

Mongolia is an ideal choice for a most amazing, challenging and exciting mountain bike tour in Central Asia.

Mongolia - An Inspiring Destination for Everyone

You might ride for a whole day without seeing a single vehicle, and the local nomads will welcome you, happy to see you enjoying their country.

Discover a Land of Natural Beauty

Explore the mountains and valleys of Central Mongolia; this land was once the centre of the Mongol Empire.

Welcome to Mongolia

A thrilling experience and opportunity to enjoy the ancient culture, magnificent scenery and challenging MTB trails in the Khangai mountains.

Size : min 4 people | Type : 6 - Days Riding
Location : Central Mongolia | Total Duration : 10 Days | Price : N/A

TThis 400 km mountain bike vacation passes through remote and beautiful scenery and provides an opportunity to see the real Mongolia: vast and varied landscapes, nomadic families, and historical sites. Starting with an internal flight to Bayankhongor on the northern edge of the Gobi Desert, you will cycle up into the Khangai Mountains, second highest range in Mongolia, on to Tsetserleg town, capital of Arkhangai province, and finish at Kharkhorin the site of Genghis Khan's capital in the thirteenth century.

  • Bayankhongor is located on the northern side of the Gobi Desert
  • Khul Sayan pass lies at 2750 meters above sea level
  • Kharkhorin capital of Genghis Khan's Mongol Empire.
  • Tsetserleg town, centre of Arkhangai province



The mountain bike riding is 100% off road, following rough jeep tracks for most of the way. The highest point is Khul Sayangiin Davaa at 2750 meters, and there are several technical downhill stretches. Daily cycling distance varies up to a maximum of 85km. Outside Ulaanbaatar all nights will be spent camping in Western-style tents. This tour is for cyclists who have some off-road experience and stamina

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

ACCOMMODATION WILL BE WILD CAMPING IN TENTS WITH NO LUXURIOUS FACILITIES


  • DAY 1

    Arrive in   'Ulaanbaatar' and go to hotel. Evening meet the tour leader and rest of group for Technical Briefing. The meeting talks about day by day itinerary and safety issues. Overnight in hotel.

  • DAY 2

    Fly to   'Bayankhongor' province. Arrive and assemble bikes. Start riding into the mountains. Overnight camp beside a small river. See ancient   'Deer Stone' Overnight camping.

  • DAY 3

    Ride along the valley to   'Shargaljuut'. In the hills surrounding this small village are hundreds of hot and cold mineral springs. A health resort for local people has been established. Afternoon continue riding over the mountains to set up camp in the next valley. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 4

    There are a couple of long slow uphill stretches followed by glorious   Downhill's ! These valleys are inhabited only by nomadic families with their herds of sheep and yaks. They make passers-by very welcome, and you are sure to be invited into a   'Ger' for a bowl of "airag" (fermented mare's milk) and piece of cheese. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 5

    Ride up to the highest point   'Khul Sayan' Davaa, through increasingly remote and wild countryside. Towards the end of the day the track gets rougher and there are several rivers to cross. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 6

    At first the track continues along a   'Rocky River Bed'. Then the scenery starts to change, becoming greener with a few trees. There are magnificent views of the route that can be admired from each pass. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 7

    Ride over one small pass to reach the first sign of civilisation since Shargaljuut. This is the "sum" (village) of   'Bulgan'. Ride through Tsetserleg town, the capital of Arkhangai province, to reach the camping spot beside the Tamir river. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 8

    The track is now a rough road passing through much more open hilly   'Landscapes'. Overnight camping nearby Khotont village. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 9

    Ride to Kharkhorin town in the Orkhon valley. At one time this was the centre of the great Mongol Empire. In the 16th century   'Erdene Zuu' Buddhist monastery was founded here and there will be an opportunity to visit the monastery which currently houses about 40   'Monks'. Overnight camping beside the Orkhon river..

  • DAY 10

    Return by jeep to Ulaanbaatar. Overnight hotel.

  • DAY 11

    Depart.

  • PRICE IS AVAILABLE ON REQUEST

    Price depends on how many people are in the group. Mountain bike hire available per day: USD $25


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Comparing Different tour companies ?

If you are comparing different tour companies and trying to decide which is the best, you must ask the following questions: Who owns and maintains the bicycles? Will an experienced mechanic travel with the group ? What kind of spare parts and equipment do they have ? Have they done the route before as a mountain bike tour ? What kind of support vehicles will go with the group ? When you have asked all these questions, you will be in a good position to compare the prices of different companies.

Khangai Mountain Bike Trip Tour Map

Khangai Mountain Bike Tour Map Circular route starting from Ulaanbaatar and fly south to the Gobi Desert and start riding from Bayankhongor, over the Khangai Mountains to Kharkhorin. Mongolia is a great place for a mountain biking tour, but it is best for confident riders with off-road experience. The route is remote and the terrain is rough. In Kharkhorin at the end of the trail stay in traditional ger camps, but during the rest of the tour the are no facilities for tourists so we camp in the wilderness.

Tour Information:

Khangai mountain bike trail description and details. Read the following information about this trip:

  •   This tour is classed as 98% off-road and is fully supported tour
  •   Accommodation on tour is wild camping in tents
  •   This tour will run with a minimum of 4 people
  •   Available to hire bikes: Specialized Rockhopper & Schwinn Mesa
  •   Non riders are welcome to join any of our mountain bike tours
  •   100% fully guided montain bike tour
  •   We accept other major currencies
  •   Hotel in UB based on sharing "TWIN" room

Khangai mountain bike tour price includes. The following items are included in the price of the tour:

  •   All Meals (except Ulaanbaatar) & Bottled Mineral Water
  •   2 Nights Hotel "Continental" sharing twin room
  •   Domestic flight from UB - Bayankhongor
  •   Entrance Fees
  •   Mountain Bike Tour Support Vehicle
  •   All Transportation (except International Airport Transfer)
  •   All meals on tour
  •   English Speaking Guide

Khangai mountain bike tour price does not include. The following items will be in addition to the price of the tour:

  •   International Flight
  •   Visa Cost
  •   Ulaanbaatar Airport Transfers
  •   Lunch and Dinner when in Ulaanbaatar
  •   Mountain Bike Hire (USD $25 per day)
  •   Travel Insurance
  •   Alcohol and Soft Drinks
  •   Travel Insurance

Highlights of this Mountain Bike tour. The places you will see along the way:

  •   Flight to the "Gobi Desert"
  •   Remote "Khangai" Mountains
  •   Erdene Zuu Monastery
  •   Shargaljuut Hot Spring
  •   Bayankhongor Town
  •   Deer Stone
  •   Tsetserleg Town
  •   Nomadic families

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