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Khangai Mountain Biking Tour in Mongolia 2017

For the adventurous cyclist, a mountain biking Holiday in Mongolia is a great way to enjoy an active and challenging ride, to experience a fascinating culture, and to escape from the pressures of life in the Western world.
Grassland of Chinggis Khaan, unspoiled nature, a rich culture, ethnic diversity, unique tradition, and friendly people are the precious ornaments of this nation. The breathe-taking landscapes-4000m snow capped peaks, alpine lakes and massive glaciers in the west, open land and vast plains in the center, and vast sand dunes to the south, beautiful mountain lakes and forested mountains in the north--attract everyone to fall in love with the beauty of Mongolia.
The mountain bike riding is 100% off road and 70% of the cycling trail is downhill. Following rough jeep tracks for most of the way. The highest point is Namarjin Davaa at 3500 meters, Daily cycling distance varies up to a maximum of 65km. Outside Ulaanbaatar all nights will be spent tented camping throughout the tour.
This is a real challenge in a rarely-visited part of the world, but will prove an incredible experience with memories that will last a lifetime.

The Khangai Nuruu, mountains are trending northwest to southeast, occupy much of central and north-central Mongolia. These are older, lower, and more eroded mountains, with many forests, lakes and alpine pastures. You will be cycling along easy mountain wide green valleys, challenging passes to climb followed long fast down hills. There are some river crossings from small streams to knee-deep. The track passes through remote and beautiful scenery where the only inhabitants are nomadic families with their herds of horses, yaks and sheep. Nomads are the most hospitable people; they invite travelers into their gers and offer tea and dairy products. Along the way, some nights you will be stay in a traditional Mongolian ger camp and take a bath or shower in the hot spring water and take a relaxing body massage.

Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar, guided city tour
Upon arrival at the Ulaanbaatar airport, you will be met by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel. Ulaanbaatar is a very rapidly growing and developing city with a population of nearly a million people. Your hotel is within walking distance from Sukhbaatar Square, museums, theatres, and shops. Depending on an arrival time, you may enjoy a short city orientation tour before dinner. Sightseeing of UB, including the Natural History Museum with 16 m long 70 million year old skeleton of a Tarbosaur, Gandan Monastry – Mongolia’s Buddist centre, the Green Palace of the Mongolian last king Bogd Javzandamba. Overnight at hotel.


Day 2: Flight to Bayankhongor
Arrive in the capital town of Bayankhongor province and meet with our support team, guide, cook and driver. Drive to starting point of cycling. Set up camp in the valley southern side of the Khangai mountains. Dinner and overnight in tent.
 

Day3: Cycle to Shargaljuut River
Shargaljuut is the large mineral hot springs and health resorts that is located 60 km from the Bayanhongor aimag center on north west bank of the Shargaljuut river on a rocky pass (2000m altitude). The hot spring has more than 300 mineral water spots with a temperature of +45 to 96 degrees Celsius. Many years, Mongolians use this hot spring for medical purposes. There are different kinds of hot springs for every organs such as liver, heart, kidney, eyes, ears, tooth, navels and boobs. Overnight in the tent near the hot spring.
 

Day 4-8: Bike up into the Khangai Mountains range
The Khangai mountain range includes high mountains, rivers, lakes, forests, meadows, wide green valleys and here hundreds of yaks, sheep and goats and nomads. Arrive at Tsenkher hot spring and take a bath in the hot spring water and relaxing body massage. Overnight in ger camp.
 

Day 9: Cycle to valley of Orkhon River
Ride up through the forest pass of Ult with altitude 2200 meters wild camping in tent
 

Day 10: Free day
Bike to the waterfall of Ulaan Tsutgalan, the highlight of the area. It was formed by a small tributary dropping in to a fault in which the main body of Orkhon river flows. Visit a local herding family. This is a chance to get first hand knowledge of nomadic life and of local traditions. Taste "airag", the fermented horse milk, yak milking, sheep herding and horse care before tasting their home-made yoghurt and traditional vodka. the area is famous for and possibly milk vodka too.
 

Day 11: Bike to Karakorum
Bike towards to Karakorum- ancient Capital of Great Mongolian Empire and Erdenezuu Monastery, Mongolia's oldest Buddist monastery with 108 stupas, founded by Avtai Sain Khan in 1586.
 

Day 12: Drive to Hustai Nuruu NP
Drive to Hustai Nuruu National Park, on the way ride two humped camels at the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai. Hustai Nuruu National Park is home to the World's only naturally surviving wild horses-Takhi (Prezevalski Horses ). Spend a day at the park and see Takhi in their native habitat.The park was established in 1998 as part of a unique project to reintroduce the world's last surviving wild horses back to their natural environment.
 

Day 13: Return to Ulaanbataar, farewell dinner
Drive to Ulaanbaatar and check in hotel. Take some rest, nice in hot shower, bath and meet the guide for dinner. Try a real Mongolian BBQ and horse meat meal followed by a pub crawl, giving you the chance to try best Mongolian vodka and beers. Your guide will remain with you as you return to the accommodation in the early hours of the morning. Overnight in hotel
 

Day 14: Free day in UB
You will have a free day to explore Ulaanbaatar. Museums, galleries, history, shops, music and bars, In the evening, See fascinating performance of traditional folk songs, throat singing, and beautiful melody of horse-headed fiddle, ethnic dances and artistic contortion.
 

Day 15: Departure transfer
Transfer for your return travel home.

Region:

Ulaanbaatar (The Capital); Gobi Desert, Khangai Mountain,
beautiful Arkhangai, Tsenkher hot springs, Kharkhorin Ancient Capital of Mongolia,
Erdene Zuu Monastery and Khustai National Park

Season:

June-September

Group size:

2, 4 to 12 people

Tour length:

14 days/13 nights

Tour cost:

$2,275.00 USD per person for 2-3 pax:
$2,080.00 USD per person for 4-7 pax:
$1,890.00 USD per person for 8-12 pax: including taxes.

 

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Tour price includes:
• All accommodation: twin bedded rooms in hotel, sharing tourist Ger camp and tent
• Hotel single room extra charge $90
• All transport as listed in itinerary and Airport transfers.support vehicle
• All meals as listed in itinerary.(Breakfast-B, lunch-L and dinner-D).
• Camping equipments (tent, sleeping bag, kitchen, cooking equipment, cook etc...)
• All entrance fees of attractions. English speaking guide, expedition cook

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Tour price not include:
• International flights
• Visa and passport fees
• International departure taxes and excess baggage fees
• Insurances of any kind
• Hotel porterage
• All items of personal nature: Laundry, roomservice charges, phone call, drinks etc.
• Alcoholic drinks & Tips

Thank you for choosing Hovd tour

Ready to travel to adventure Mongolia.

TOUR BOOKING FORM
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DEPOSIT REQUIREMENT
We require a completed booking form and a non refundable deposit of $250 per person in order to confirm your spot on the tour. Booking confirmation will be send to you Confirmation invoice and payment of the balance of the tour price. Travel is within 60 days of booking. Full payment is required.
We do not accept a booking until we receive a booking form and deposit.

FINAL PAYMENT
The balance of all monies due must be paid to the Company no later than 9 weeks before your departure. If booking is made within 60 weeks, then the full amount is payable at the time your booking is confirmed. In the case of nonpayment of the balance by the due date, the Company reserves right to cancel your booking and cancellation charges will apply.

CANCELLATION.
If the Client wishes to cancel, cancellation charge will be imposed. These are calculated from the day written notification is received by the company. Any cancellation by the client must be made in writing.
The cancellation charges are expressed as a percentage of the total tour price.
Period before departure within
/Which notice of cancellation is received by us/
60 days or more before your departure 15%
59-42 days before your departure 20%
41-28 days before your departure 40%
Less than 14 days 60%
2 days prior to arrival and on arrival day 100%

We are strongly recommended you to take out full insurance which includes cover cancellation charges in certain circumstances. The company reserves the right to cancel any trip for any reason. We have never had to cancel a tour, When a tour cancelled by the company ,we will return you full refund of all monies paid. Also the client may choose any alternative tour offered by the company.

INSURANCE
You will never travel without adequate travel insurance. Comprehensive travel insurance is an essential part of your travel package. We recommend that you obtain comprehensive travel insurance before travelling to Mongolia.

TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
The client are responsible for arranging and must be in possession of, a valid passport (your passport must be valid 6 months past your return date) all visas, permits, and certificates of vaccination ,insurance policies ,required for the whole of their journey. Any Information or advice given by the company regarding visas, vaccination, climate, clothing, is purely advisory, provided as a courtesy to the Client and the company is not responsible for any errors or omissions as the information provided. Personal property is always your own responsibility,

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Client's comment

Just a quick email to thank you and all your people for a well organised and enjoyable tour. We arrived back on Saturday and have just finished unpacking. We are pleased with our photos of Mongolia and will forward some pictures of birds for you to identify.
Thanks again........
Terry Briggs
Dr S Subba Rao (England,UK)




Hi Ganaa and Buyant
I can confirm that Hovd Tour organised a fantastic
Mongolian adventure for me. From the greeting at the airport I was filled with confidence that I was in capable hands and my feelings were proved correct.
At no time did I ever feel uneasy whilst such a long way from home, my guides were always on hand and their English is excellent, there was never a dull moment from start to finish.
I would not hesitate to recommend Hovd Tour too you, they are a very capable and reputable organisation who can tailor any kind of holiday you desire. I will most certainly be using their services again....
James Singlehurst  (Uk)




 

Dear Hovd Tour Team, 

We had a wonderful time with our tour guide Biba and driver Hosoo. Thank you so much for organizing the trip. I hope we can visit again in the future and we would love to go with Hovd Tour again. 

Best,

Caroline and Vincent
(USA)




Hey Everyone !!!
How is everyone after this great adventure in Bayan Olgii ???
Here back to Tokyo daily life was a bit hard at the beginning , everything so stressful and speedy... one minute is one minute  can never be  late .... aaaaaaa too much !!!
I really really enjoyed this trip with your company all, really great time and a lot's of Fun and many laugh, I think I haven't laugh that much since long time !! Thank you very much for Hovd Tour.
cheers
Julien &Alexandra (France & Japan) 




Hi Buyant and Ganaa
Greetings from Sydney, wishing you all well and an enjoyable summer full of sunshine. Once again, thank you very much for a great trip around Mongolia.
Deryn and Jo (Australia)




 

Many thanks for the warm welcome at the camp. We really enjoyed our travels in Mongolia and looking forward to returning in the future.
All the best....
David (UK)

Thanks Ganaa,
It was a great trip and your camp really made us feel at home after a long day on the road.
Thanks for your hospitality.
All the best....
Steve (UK)




Ganaa my friend for life
I would like to thank you for organising our tour of UB and the
neighboring countryside last year. Thanks to you we saw some great sights
in the city - some of historical interest and others of great beauty! I
particularly enjoyed our trip to the market, where your local knowledge and
humor proved invaluable. Without your help, I would never have had the
opportunity to experience a night out in the 'Countryside' with a
traditional Mongolian family.
The horse riding will forever
remain in my memory......
Chris and Ramsay
(UK)




Hi Hovd Tour
We had amazing time in Mongolia. We enjoyed the horse trek very much in the nice countryside around Valley of Orkhon River.
Ingram & Katerin (Sweden)