tour has been specially designed for adventure travellers who
are looking for an exhilarating cultural experience combined
with easy/moderate wilderness cycling.
tour starts in Ulaanbaatar with the Nadaam Festival celebrations
where we enjoy the competitions of Mongolian wrestling, archery
and horse racing. The young child jockeys race a 20km course.
In the evenings, performances of traditional music and dance
are on at many of the theatres in the city.
We visit and overnight in a ger camp (traditional Mongolian
Nomad house) in the Terelj National Park. We hike in a scenic
area of spectacular mountains, wild forests and strange granite
We enjoy a
scenic train ride before embarking on our 5 days riding through
280 km of remote and wonderful mountain scenery, partly forested
with beautiful rivers.
cycling finishes at the ancient Buddhist monastery of Amarbayasgalant,
probably the most impressive set of temples in the country -
all the more so because of its remote location!
1 - Arrive Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to 4-star hotel to relax. Evening
concert of traditional music and dance at one of the theatres.
2- Naadam festival. Overnight hotel. (B)
3 - Naadam festival. Evening transfer to National Park. Overnight
in Yurt. (B, D)
4 - Day hike in National Park. Evening transfer to Ulaanbaatar
and depart by train to Northern Mongolia. Overnight on train.
5 to Day 9 (5 days riding)
Arrive early morning to be met by the support crew. Assemble
bikes and start our 5 days of riding through unspoilt, prestine
wilderness. A magical experience meeting the polite and charming
Mongolian Nomads enroute. Overnight in tents for the cycle period.
All *food is cooked by our experienced Mongolian chef. We eat
in a large 'kitchen' tent with tables and chairs supplied. (B,
As in all our tours in Mongolia there is a wide selection of
western type food provided (pastas, meat, vegetables, fruit,
nuts, cereals, cheese, and bread). All bottled water is supplied)
10 - Return by jeep to Ulaanbaatar along the main road linking
the capital with the Russian border. Overnight hotel. (B, L)
11 - Ulaanbaatar city tour, including Gandantegchinlen monastery
and the Museum of National History. Overnight hotel. (B)
12 - Transfer to airport for departure. (B)
= Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Approx 300 km total
exciting mountain biking route is located in the north of Mongolia
not far from the border with Siberia in an area rarely visited
cycling is excellent and the terrain is 100% offroad riding
consisting of gravel (jeep) tracks, compacted mud (becoming
more technical to ride if wet), steep rocky passes, and long
tour is rated Easy/Moderate
TRIPS - Many participants elect to extend their visit in Mongolia
and visit Beijing and Moscow.
Wildcat Adventures can arrange accommodation, guides, and transfers
for your extension trip.
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