Excellent Cycling Trails

Suited to those with an adventurous spirit, the tour will be tough, challenging, memorable and fun.

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Our guided tours will take you to some of the most remote parts of Mongolia and will give you opportunities to meet the nomads of Central Asia.

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

This 200km route starts from the village of Tsenkher in Arkhangai province of Central Mongolia and finishes at Kharkhorin which was the of the great Mongol Empire ruled by Genghis Khan. It goes through the Orkhon river valley and continues onwards through varied mountain, forest and open steppe scenery. The volcanic rocky ground near the Orkhon waterfall are most dramatic. This trail is suitable for anyone who rides regularly and is fit.

  • Ultiin Pass the highest point of the trail
  • Orkhon waterfall cascades from a height of 20 meters
  • Kharkhorin capital of Genghis Khan's Mongol Empire.
  • Tsenkher Hot Spring



The riding is 100% off road, following rough jeep tracks most of the way, with a number of river crossings. The highest point is at 2250 meters and there are several technical downhill stretches. Daily cycling distance varies up to a maximum of 100km. Outside Ulaanbaatar all nights will be spent camping in Western-style tents and two nights in ger camp. This tour is for cyclists who have some off-road experience and stamina.

DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

ACCOMMODATION WILL BE WILD CAMPING IN TENTS AND TWO NIGHTS IN GER CAMP


  • 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

    A long days' drive by jeep from Ulaanbaatar through the provinces of Tuv and Arkhangai to reach the start point of the ride at Tsenkher. Overnight camping beside the   'Tsenkher' river.

  • DAY 3

    Assemble the bikes and start riding along the road to Tsetserleg, the main town of Arkhangai province. Take lunch in a local restaurant then ride up into the mountains, crossing three passes, to arrive at the ger camp. There are   'Hot Mineral Springs' here and you can bathe outside in the pools.

  • DAY 4

    Ride along lush green valleys grazed by yaks and sheep, home to many nomadic families who might invite you into their ger for a bowl of “airag” (fermented mare’s milk). Ride over   'Bogoch' pass to reach the Tsetserleg river by which we set up camp.

  • DAY 5

    Continue riding through gorgeous scenery up to   'Ultiin Pass', and on through mountains of gold (which is mined in these mountains), to reach Khayasaan gorge. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 6

    Follow the Orkhon river to the magnificent   'Orkhon Waterfall' and spend the evening enjoying this beautiful spot. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 7

    Continue along the valley, with several   'River Crossings' then northwards up into the hills of Batulzii District. Overnight camping.

  • DAY 8

    Ride along the Orkhon valley to reach Kharkhorin. This small town was once the centre of the great Mongol empire of the thirteenth century. There is a large Buddhist monastery,   'Erdene Zuu' which we can visit. Overnight ger camp.

  • DAY 9

    Return by jeep to Ulaanbaatar. Overnight in hotel.

  • DAY 10

    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 mountain bikes ? 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.

Orkhon Mountain Bike Trip Tour Map

Orkhon MTB Tour Map Circular route starting from Ulaanbaatar and drive south-west to Kharkhorin, original capital of Mongolia. Start riding from Tsenkher village along the Orkhon Valley and in the Khangai mountains, back to Kharkhorin. Mongolia is a great place for a mountain biking tour, but it is only suitable for confident riders with off-road experience. Sometimes we will stay in traditional ger camps, but where there 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
  •   Entrance Fees
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  •   Mountain Bike Tour Support Vehicle
  •   All Transportation (except International Airport Transfer)
  •   English Speaking Guide
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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:

  •   Kharkhorin, ancient capital
  •   Remote "Khangai" Mountains
  •   Erdene Zuu Monastery
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  •   Nomadic families
  •   Orkhon waterfall
  •   Volcanic river canyon
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