Schedule 2016 & 2017
|jun 11||jun 17||jul 16||jul 22|
|aug 13||aug 19|
If you are looking for an adventurous way to travel through central Mongolia and are up for a real challenge why not go by motorcycle? Explore the huge steppe, the high mountain ranges, and experience the traditional Mongolian life-style on a BMW-650 motorcycle! Visit the ancient Mongolian capital of Kharkhorum, Erdene Zuu Monastery, and other intriguing places in the valley of the fabled Orkhon River !
An escort vehicle will follow the same route to provide the best support and safety for the participants. It will carry luggage, camping gear, fuel, tools and spare parts, water, food and first aid kit. Riding in the support vehicle will be a mechanic, a cook. People who wish to accompany the motorcycle riders can follow in a 4WD car on the same route and share the same adventure.
We know you will enjoy Mongolia and come to love it the same way we do!
Why choose this tour
- 5 days of moto riding adventure in the homeland of Genghis Khan
- Experience Nomadic lifestyle
- Professional riding guide
- New experience and love with Mongolian steppe
- Opportunity to stay in tent camp in the wilderness
- A chance to see how the real Mongolian authentic Barbecue is made the traditional way!
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. You'll be greeted at the airport and escorted to 4* hotel. After lunch, take a half-day 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. Excursion to Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)
Ride to Hustai National park
Meet tour team then ride on your motorbike to Hustai National Park. You will see wild Takhi, the Asian wild horse. Enjoy small hiking and photographing the charming landscape and wildlife. Visit Takhi's small museum and overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
After breakfast, ride to Ugii Lake (altitude 1387 m; surface area-25 sq. km). Visit local horseman family on the way. There we have an opportunity to experience their way of life, their culture and traditions. Take a boat rent. Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Karakorum and Erdenezuu monastery
Today's destination is the symbolic ruins of Karakorum, which was the capital city of Great Mongol Empire founded in the 13th century by Genghis Khan. On the way you will see Khusuu Tsaidam, a Turkic inscribed monument of the Turkic State (6th - 8th Centuries A.D). You will also visit the oldest Monastery Erdene-Zuu built in 1586, with 108 stupas. Overnight in tourist camp near Orkhon river. (B+L+D)
Elsen tasarhai sand dunes
After breakfast, drive to Elsen tasarkhai unique area of forest and sand dunes. After lunch you can ride through the sand dunes. Stay overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)
Drive back to Ulaanbaatar and city tour options
After breakfast you will have a drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Visit Bogd Khan Palace, which is a series of beautiful traditional buildings, where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. You may choose an optional city tour where you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore. (B+L+D)
Services included in the price
Hotel is based on two people sharing one room with twin beds at 4 star hotel
2 nights including Western or Mongolian breakfast
Free luggage keeping in the hotel while on tour to countryside
Tourist Ger camp:
Private Transfers on each day:
Support vehicle team:
|Boat tour - 1 hour|
Services not included in the price
|Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar:|
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar are not included, letting you select your own desired hotel or guesthouse. We have provided with a list of accommodations in Ulaanbaatar. Please go to the list and select your accommodation.
|International airfare or train tickets:|
Discover Mongolia! offers cheap international airfares and train tickets for our clients upon request.
|Single room supplement:|
Single supplement is available at $70 in the hotel (for 2 nights)
|Single ger supplement:|
Single supplement is available at $25 per night at ger camps.
To all at Discover Mongolia...I should just like to say that this has been one of the best tours I have ever been on. As one who likes open spaces and natural countryside this could not be bettered. The mix of locations and Ger camps you use show the country to full advantage. Every day brought something new, beautiful and really interesting. Thank you all for a marvelous experience. UK, Aug, 2010
The best time to make this trip:
May to September is the best season, with the peak season in July for the Naadam Festival. July and August are also the wettest months of the year, but be assured; our climate is such that you will still have many sunny days at this time.
Discover Mongolia use the highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private vans or 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days. A day's drive in the countryside will be approx 200-250km.
In Ulaanbaatar, you will be dining at fine European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from tourist camps. It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian. Alcohol is not provided on the trip but tourists are free to bring their own.
We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be stay in a standard 3-4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 or 4 people per ger) in the countryside. All accommodation offered by Discover Mongolia is personally checked by our staff to ensure high standards.
An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
Personal things to bring with you:
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a waterproof jacket, sandals and a hat and headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don't forgot insect repellent, sun cream, lip-gloss and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ). All your camera equipment.
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