Cycle, Walk, Ride in Picturesque Mongolia 5 days

Tour level: Moderate                                                                    Activities: Cycling, walking, horseback riding, city tour, shopping, traditional music, and dance concert, visit a nomadic local family

 Day 1: Arrive in Ulaanbaatar                                                     Tour guide and private vehicle will welcome you at the airport and will take you to the hotel. Depending on the international flight schedule, we will do the tour orientation on your arrival or the next morning.                                                                    Meal: On your own                                                                Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel (downtown)

 Day 2: Cycling from Gachuurt to Terelj National Park             After breakfast at the hotel we will get in the private transportation vehicle at 9™ clocks, to the Gachuurt micro district, which is 20 km away from the city. From that point we will start cycling on dirt roads, traveling 25 km and passing over 2-3 hills. Lunch will be served on the road at noon and we will have a picnic with Mexican style wraps and tacos. We will pass by small groups of families with herd animals and vegetable gardens. Half of the road is steppe-like valleys with short stretches through forests and some speed downhill runs. The area is a half forest with pine trees and Siberian larch trees and half bare mountains. Expect your ride to go by herds of sheep, yaks, cows, and sheep in the fenceless grassland.  The truck or minivan will follow us with spare tires, supplies, and water for convenience and emergency. At the end of the trip, you will arrive at the Ger camp at the Terelj National Park and be located in the gers by 2-3 PM. A ger is a traditional accommodation made with wooden parts and natural felt. It is furnished with beds, table and a stove for making a fire for heat if needed. The dining place, shared lavatory and shower are located nearby. This is not a race, so please take your time and try not to get sore from your first-day cycling. At the ger camp, we will enjoy the scenic beautiful natural background and finish with a Korean style dinner                                                            Meal; BF, L, D                                                                                 Accommodation: Tourist ger camp

Day 3: Walking at the Terelj National Park                                After a continental and western breakfast we will have a ride to the beautiful massive rock hill appropriately called Turtle Rock. You can then explore the Ariyabal Monastery located in the park. After the walk and temple visit, we will have lunch at the ger camp. After lunch, we join a local family to learn of their nomadic lifestyle and unique culture. The family lives year-round in the ger and migrates to different areas in the territory for better grasslands for their horses, cows, goats, and sheep. Here we also are taught traditional games and can play with local children and families. You will experience some of the ancient life and culture, and we may work with the herds, or take down the ger and build it again for a taste of Mongolian life. In the evening we will go back to our Ger camp and stay our final night in the countryside                                              Meal; BF, L, D                                                                                Accommodation: Tourist ger camp

Day 4: Horseback Riding to the Tsonjin Boldog and Ulaanbaatar                                                                              After a western and continental breakfast our vehicle will take us to the horse trekking rendezvous. Local guides will give us an orientation about Mongolian horse attributes and safety. After training, you begin your trek on horseback through green hills and rivers for about 2 hours. We will head to the Tsonjin Boldog valley, dominated by the enormous statue of Genghis Khan. You arrive at the site and tour the visitor center of the statue for historical and cultural knowledge, and climb to the top of the stainless steel monument. Enjoy lunch at the center and then travel back to Ulaanbaatar, a journey of ninety minutes. Transfer back to the hotel. After arrival in the afternoon, we will have a city tour, with shopping and a cultural show that night. The program will include:                                                                 A visit to Zaisan Hill for a panoramic view of the whole city         Stops at the State Department Store and the Gobi factory store for the biggest selection of gifts, souvenir, and fine cashmere                                                                                         Attendance at traditional Music and Dance concert                     Farewell dinner at a western restaurant                                    Meal: BF, L, D                                                        Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel (downtown)

 Day 5: Departure                                                                        The guide and a vehicle will pick you up at the hotel and escort you to the airport.

Price: 1 pax 1900 per person
2 pax $1350 per person
3 pax $1100 per person

Included: private transportation, concert ticket,  2 nights 3-star hotel, accommodation at a ger camp with shared ger, meals as shown in the program, area entrance fee, attractions fee, English speaking tour guide, bicycle rent, horseback riding, and bottled waters.

Number of days: 5
Covered regions:
Central Mongolia
Gobi Desert
Western Mongolia
Northern Mongolia
Eastern Mongolia
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Not included: International flights, travel insurance, extra camel or horse ride, other local services out of itinerary, alcoholic drinks.
Transport: No transportation
Tour season:
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Tour categories:
Private tours
Cultural tours
Adventure tours
Offroad tours
Sightseeing tours
Winter tours
Special Event tours
Wildlife tours
Highlight tours
Photo tours
Hiking tours
Horseback riding tours
Circle tours
Short tours
Budget tours
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.