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Cycling in Mongolia - Exodus Travels
15 days

Cycling in Mongolia

From Ulaanbaatar to Ulaanbaatar
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
14
Age range:
16 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33393
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Highlights

  • Dance by the famous Tumen Ekh Troupe
  • Bike through the green valley of Mt. Khairkhan
  • Visit the sand dunes at Mongol Els
  • Hike craters of extinct volcanoes

Itinerary

Start and end in Ulaanbaatar! With the bicycle tour Cycling in Mongolia, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and 5 other destinations in Mongolia. Cycling in Mongolia includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Ulaan Baatar.
  2. Day 2: Morning sightseeing followed by a traditional Mongolian show; overnight train to Erdenet.
  3. Day 3: Ride to Tal Tolgoi Well via the small township of Bugat; camp.
  4. Day 4: Cross Tuluugiin Pass; camp.
  5. Day 5: Arhangai steppe ride through undulating country to open green valley below Mt. Khairkhan (1862m); camp.
  6. Day 6: Short climb to cross Kholboogin Pass (1649m) before descending to Khairkhan Lake camp.
  7. Day 7: Cycle up Khunjiin River Valley to camp beneath Mt. Chingeltei.
  8. Day 8: Short climb past the headwaters of the Khunjiin; descend into Tamir River Valley; camp near Great Rock of Ikh Tamir.
  9. Day 9: Half-day ride to Tsetserleg; capital of Arhangai, afternoon free.
  10. Day 10: Morning ride in foothills of the Khangai Mountains.
  11. Day 11: Cycle across undulating steppe to Mt. Ondor Khairkhan (2312m).
  12. Day 12: Ride the Khangai Mountain Range on good jeep tracks; descend to Orkhon River Valley.
  13. Day 13: Ride to Karakorum and Erdene Zuu Monastery; overnight in traditional ger camp.
  14. Day 14: Drive to Ulaan Baatar, visit sand dunes at Mongol Els; free afternoon.
  15. Day 15: End Ulaan Baatar.
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
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  • Transport
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  • Insurance
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Where You'll Stay

Camping

Customer Reviews

  • Overall Rating
    Excellent
    4.6
  • Itinerary
    Good
    4.0
  • Transport
    Excellent
    5.0
  • Accommodation
    Average
    3.0
  • Food
    Excellent
    5.0
  • 4.4
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  • VG
    September 17, 2019
    11 amazing crew for 12 travellers. Overall excellent. I did not expect the nights to be so cold. I should have brought one heating gel pad. Exodus rates it as a 4/10 physical level. I would rate it 6.
    Trip date: September 2019
  • A
    October 10, 2013
    A brilliant trip involving reasonably challenging cycling through what must be some of the most beautiful and untouched country in the world - truly the way it was in the days of Genghis Khan (if a little safer!).What was the most inspirational moment... Show more
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  • A
    September 23, 2013
    Beautiful countryside, fantastic cycling and wild horses galore!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?there is nothing quite like waking up to the sound of wild horses galloping past your tent.  A sound I hope I never forget.  Second... Show more
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  • A
    August 09, 2013
    Wide open spaces in an isolated country What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The "undulating" countryside made for some exhilarating downhills!  Hearty food in often beautiful countryside, friendly people and a great group!Â... Show more
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  • A
    August 04, 2013
    Mongolia is a very impressive place. Ulaan Baatar is a boom town, construction everywhere and lots of bustle. The countryside was vast and empty. I loved the way there were hardly any fences, few trees, the views went for miles and miles. Very much 'big... Show more
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  • A
    January 02, 2013
    Mongolia - land of wide open spaces and fabulous hats!A land of great natural beauty with an amazing history.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Cycling alongside herds of galloping horses. Suddenly the herd leader would lengthen its... Show more
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  • A
    October 01, 2012
    Not the hardest, not the most technical and not offering the most to see, but this is the best Exodus cycling trip yet for me - purely because of the sheer FUN in cycling in such a remote terrain in wide wild landscapes shared with large herds of wild... Show more
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  • A
    August 13, 2012
    This was a wonderful experience, full of wide open spaces, lots of sky and great company. The support team were attentive to our every need and the feeling of rushing through the seemingly endless landscape on the bike lingers beyond the trip.What was... Show more
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  • A
    October 13, 2011
    It was a real adventure holiday and did what the brochure said and more. Terrific fun , scenery was amazing and organisation excellent.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?BIking along with horses galloping along side me. Waking to ice on... Show more
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  • A
    October 13, 2011
    It was a real adventure holiday and did what the brochure said and more. Terrific fun , scenery was amazing and organisation excellent.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?BIking along with horses galloping along side me. Waking to ice on... Show more
    Review collected by Exodus Travels

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Cycling in Mongolia
From Ulaanbaatar to Ulaanbaatar
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    Currencies

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    Mongolia

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccines

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    • Typhoid - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Hepatitis A - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
    • Tuberculosis - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
    • Hepatitis B - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    • Rabies - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Mongolia. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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