13 - 17 SEPTEMBER 2021 only USD $1395

Eastern Mongolia Motorcycle Trail

This amazing 3-day ride to Khentii province east of Ulaanbaatar, includes forested mountain passes, remote steppe and dramatic landscapes. The journey begins riding along the Tuul river to Terelj National Park, then a little further to the gigantic silver statue of Genghis Khan on a horse. Beyond this we ride eastward into Khentii province and through a valley where it is believed that Genghis Khan established his original capital. It is also celebrated as the place where the book “Secret History of the Mongols” was written.

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Riding Terrain and Facilities


The total riding distance is 600 km of which approximately 90% is off-road on rough jeep tracks. Most of the route is an area of Mongolia rarely visited by tourists and there is no formal accommodation so we will camp in tents and take all equipment. Each night will be wild camping (tents provided) and support vehicles will carry the equipment and luggage. Support staff travel with us, including a cook to prepare the meals. Some days are long and require stamina.

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OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLE

EASTERN MONGOLIA TOUR MAP

Circular route through Terelj National Park then to Baganuur and south to Delgerkhan and return to Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is a great place for a motorcycle tour, but it is only suitable for confident riders with off-road experience. The routes are too remote and the terrain too rough for beginners. On this tour there are no facilities for tourists so we camp in the wilderness.

Day By Day Itinerary


This itinerary is suitable for experienced riders, preferably with some off-road experience  

Arrive in   'Ulaanbaatar' and go to hotel. Afternoon or evening meet the tour leader and rest of group. Start pre tour meeting. Meeting talks about day by day itinerary and safety issues. Overnight in hotel.

Meet the tour crew and allocate motorbikes. Start riding along a potholed tarmac road to reach the village of Gachuurt. Following the Tuul river for several kilometres, the road quickly becomes very poor, rough and   'Rocky', with mountains either side. Heading uphill through pine and silver birch forest, cross two mountain passes at over 1800 meters altitude, then down into the valley to the village of   'Terelj' . There are many tourist ger camps and hotels in this beautiful valley. Stop to visit the amazing silver statue of   'Genghis Khan' on a horse and visit the museum located in the base of the statue. Continue eastwards riding through typical lush green meadows and hills inhabited only by nomadic families with their herds of animals. Overnight camping.

After the coal mining town of  'Baga Nuur' we ride parallel to the Kherlen river for a while and along a long flat valley before reaching the village of Tsenkhermandal. After a few kilometres on the new black-topped “Millennium Road” we turn southwards, back onto the hard-pack track. We come upon the rather surprising health spa   'Avaraga Toson' where many local people go to bathe and heal various ailments. Not far from this “holiday village” is a statue marking the place where the first book describing the history of Mongolia was written:   'The Secret History'  of the Mongols. Continue in a south-westerly direction until reaching the wide Kherlen River.  'Wooden' bridges are quite exciting and make for some good photographs. Overnight camping.

The wide empty valley is crossed by many tracks and after a while we head up to a low pass at an altitude of 1273 meters and cross a wild remote stretch of steppe where you may see    'Gazelle' , steppe foxes, eagles, or other wildlife. Pass through the pretty village of Bayanjargal and continue on for a further 40km or so, bypassing another health spa Buureljuut Rashaan and on to the village of Gurvan Bag where the line of the Trans Siberian Railway crosses our track. The trail passes by more dramatic and beautiful granite rocky mountains and over  'Buuraliin' davaa pass at an altitude of 1603 meters with fantastic views at the top. Ride down to the mining town of Nalaikh and back to Ulaanbaatar along the tarmac road    'Overnight hotel'.

(Tour price is based on a group of 4 people. Motorbike rent cost USD $130 per day including fuel)



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about the tour

Tour Information:

The total riding distance is 600 km of which approximately 90% is off-road on rough jeep tracks. Most of the route is an area of Mongolia rarely visited by tourists and there is no formal accommodation so we will camp in tents and take all equipment.

Support staff travel with us, including a cook to prepare the meals. The riding days are long and require stamina.

Eastern Mongolia moto-trail description:

  • This tour is classed as 90% off-road

  • Accommodation wild camping

  • Available to hire: KTM 450 EXC '6 - DAYS'

  • Non riders are welcome

  • 100% fully guided motorcycle tour

  • Minimum group size 4 riders

  • Hotel in UB twin room share

  • Single hotel supplement $40 per night

The following items are included in the price of the tour:

  • All meals on tour & bottled mineral water

  • 2 - nights hotel "Continental" twin room

  • Hire of Tents and Camping Equipment

  • Entrance Fees

  • Motorbike Tour Support Vehicle

  • All transportation (except Airport Transfer)

  • Insurance (3rd party motorbike insurance)

  • English Speaking Guide

The following items will be in addition to the price of the tour:

  • International Flight

  • Visa Cost

  • Airport Transfers

  • Protective Motorbike Clothing

  • Motorbike hire (USD $130 per day including fuel)

  • Motorbike damage security deposit (fully refundable)

  • Alcohol and Soft Drinks

  • Travel Insurance

The places you will see along the way:

  • "Terelj" National Park

  •  Statue of "Genghis Khan"

  • "Baga Nuur" Town

  • "Kherlen" River

  • "Khuduu Aral"

  •  Monument to "Secret History"

  • "Avaraga Toson" Local Spa

  • "Nalaikh" Mountain

what you will see

Tour Highlights

Genghis Khan
Location: Eastern Mongolia

Statue of Genghis Khan

This statue of Genghis Khan on a horse is located east of Ulaanbaatar, beside the Tuul river. The statue is 40 meters tall and people can go up a lift inside the neck to reach the horse's head for magnificent panoramic views.

Mongolian Lakes
Location: Eastern Mongolia

Avarga Toson Resort

Avarga Toson is a health resort with a perfectly circular lake that has a high concentration of minerals and yellow mud. During the summer months it is busy with local people who bathe there for its healing properties.

Mongolian History
Location: Eastern Mongolia

Secret History

A statue commemorating the 750th anniversary of the book "Secret History of the Mongols" . The stone script bears the words of Genghis Khan: "My body will disappear but our people will live on eternally".

Eastern Mongolia Motorcycle Trail

The total riding distance is 600 km of which approximately 90% is off-road on rough jeep tracks. Most of the route is an area of Mongolia rarely visited by tourists and there is no formal accommodation so we will camp in tents and take all equipment. Each night will be wild camping (tents provided) and support vehicles will carry the equipment and luggage. Support staff travel with us, including a cook to prepare the meals.



"The tour was great organized. The hotel in Ulaanbaatar, the tour briefing, the information material, the transportation to the tour start was perfect. It´s very good to recommend off-road experience and appropriate driving skills."

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Ulaanbaatar
MONGOLIA

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