Nomad's Trail Off-Road Tour Mongolia  

19 - 28 JUNE 2023 only USD $3695

Throughout history, the nomadic people of Mongolia have moved with their herds to find better conditions, or to trade for basic necessities. Ulaanbaatar was the central trading point on the route from Russia to China, where furs were exchanged for silk and tea. Travel from east to west by merchants and tradesmen was encouraged during the Mongol Empire because the local nomadic people needed to trade for weapons, pots and cloth which they did not make themselves. This motorcycle trail encompasses some of those ancient routes, and the Buddhist monasteries along the way which were the only permanent settlements.

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Riding Terrain and Facilities

Mongolia’s wild open spaces completely lend themselves to the challenge of off-road motorcycle riding. The terrain on this Nomad’s Trail routes are 65% off-road includes rough jeep tracks, hard-pack, loose gravel, rock, mud and river crossings. Experience is required because the route is remote and far from good medical facilities. Accommodation is at traditional 'GER' camps with decent facilities, located in the most beautiful places.

Nomad's Trail Highlights

The places you will see along the way:

"Five Rivers"

In the north of Mongolia, between three of the largest mountain ranges, lies the junction of five major rivers: Delgermurun, Bugsei, Ider, Chuluut and Selenge Murun. The beauty and remoteness of this place are remarkable and one night spent in a luxury ger camp under the stars will be one of the highlights of the trip.  

Five Rivers, Northern Mongolia

"Nomads"

These days about a quarter of the population are still nomadic, living in traditional gers (yurts) and moving frequently with their herds of animals. See how people work with their livestock, their horse-riding skills, musical culture and religious practices and traditions. Visitors traveling and enjoying their country are always made welcome. 

Mongolian Nomad, Western Mongolia

"White Lake"

“Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur” in the Khangai mountains of Central Mongolia lies at an altitude of 2060 meters. It was created many millennia ago when torrents of lava from the nearby Khorgo volcano blocked the north and south Terkh rivers forming a damned lake. The water is crystal clear and home to many species of fish and birds.   

Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur, White Lake Mongolia

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DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

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

Arrive in    'Ulaanbaatar'  and go to hotel. Afternoon or evening meet the tour leader and rest of group for pre-tour meeting. The meeting will talk about the day by day itinerary and safety protocol. Overnight in hotel.

The motorbikes are allocated and we set off. Start riding south-west across the rolling hills of Tuv "Central" province. We pass through only a couple of villages and most families are living the nomadic lifestyle. Overnight wild camping near in    'Buren'.

Ride to Kharkhorin, the original capital of Mongolia and visit    'Erdene Zuu'  monastery. This was the first and most important Buddhist monastery in the country, founded in the 16th century. Afternoon continue westwards and overnight wild camping near 'Tuvshruulekh'.

Ride through Tsetserleg town, then through remote valleys along the    'Chuluut'  river gourge. Enter the national park and ride past Khorgo volcano to reach the ger camp right beside Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur, the    "White Lake".

Ride northwards through lovely and varied scenery, over    'Tarvagtain Pass'  and on to Jargalant village, famous for being the birthplace of    "Undur Gongor", the tallest man in Mongolia; he lived in the early 20th century and stood at 2.36 meters tall. Overnight camp beside    "Zurkh Lake".

We are now in the province known as Khovsgol, a beautiful mountainous region that borders Siberia and has several major rivers which flow north into Lake Baikal. Near the point where    'Five Rivers'  meet is a ger camp and here is where we spend the evening, surrounded by spectacular scenery.

Continuing clockwise “with the sun”, we travel southwards, initially on tarmac road, to the region of    'Sharga Lake'  Bulgan Province and spend the night wild camping in remote mountains of Arkhangai Province in near Khanui River, far from any of the regular tourist trails. Overnight camping near    "Khanui River".

Ride south to the large freshwater    'Ugii Lake'   located in the hills of Arkhangai province. The lake is home to many species of fish and water birds, and is very pleasant for swimming in. Overnight 'Ger' camp near the lake.

Return to Ulaanbaatar, stopping for a picnic lunch along the way. The first 25km are across open steppe on the rough tracks we have become used to. After "Dashinchilen" the road (Millenium Road) has been    'surfaced', so the final stretch to the city should be a bit quicker.   'Overnight in hotel'.

        Departure.

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

This tour itinerary has been researched by © MOTORCYCLE MONGOLIA. Its use by any other company is strictly prohibited.

Nomad's Trail Information:

Motorbike Tour Details :

   This tour is classed as 65% off-road and is a fully supported tour
   Accommodation on tour is 'Ger' camps & 'Camping' in tents
   This tour will run with a minimum of 4 people
   Available to hire: KTM 450 EXC '6 - DAYS' motorbike
   Non riders are welcome to join any of our motorbike tours. Price is available on request
   100% fully guided motorcycle tour
   Hotel in Ulaanbaatar based on sharing "TWIN" room (single supplement extra USD $40 per night)

Motorcycle Tour Price Includes :

   All Meals (except Ulaanbaatar) & Bottled Mineral Water
   2 - Nights Hotel "Continental" sharing twin room
   3 - Nights Traditional Tourist Ger Camps
   4 - Nights Camping in Tents
   Motorbike Tour Support Vehicles
   All Transportation (except Airport Transfer)
   Insurance (3rd Party Motorbike Insurance)

Motorbike Tour Price Does Not Include :

   International flights
   Visa costs
   Airport transfers
   Protective motorbike clothing and boots
   Motorbike Hire (motorbike hire USD $130 per day including fuel)
   Motorbike Damage Security Deposit (fully refundable)
   Alcohol and Soft Drinks
   Travel Insurance

Motorcycle Tour The Places You Will See :

   Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes
   Erdene Zuu Buddhist Monastery
   Khorgo Volcano Crater
   Chuluut River Gorge
   White Lake
   5 - Rivers Ger Camp
   Sharga Lake at Bulgan Province
   Ugii Lake

Please Read & Understand The Following :

   Read itinerary carefully & understand daily routine.
   This tour is total 10-days with 8-days riding.
   Learn about Mongolia before you come. Most support staff cannot speak English.
   Arrival time at GER camp & CAMPING depends on DISTANCE, SPEED & what happens during the day.
   After we have arrived at GER camp & CAMPING, we cannot entertain individual participants.
   We'll pick you up & drop you off at CONTINENTAL hotel, unless other services agreed.
   The motorbikes or vehicles may break down. Do not complain ! We will do our best.
   Tours are designed for motorcycle enthusiasts who wish to experience & explore Mongolia with "KTM MOTORBIKES"

Motorbike Gear Rent  

If you DO NOT want to bring your own off-road motorbike gear to Mongolia, you can rent it from us. Various brands and sizes available to hire. Thanks!

Off-Road Motorbike Fox V1 Werd Helmet

Fox Helmet: USD $5 per/day

Safety Certified DOT & ECE 22.05

KTM Motorbike Off-Road MX Goggles

Motocross Goggles: USD $2 per/day

Motocross 'MX Goggles'

Motorcycle Protective Gear 'Acerbis Koerta Body Armour'

Acerbis Body Armour: USD $5 per/day

Safety Certified - EN 1621-1/2012

Off-Road Motorbike Protective Gear 'Acerbis Gorilla Kneepads'

Acerbis Kneepads: USD $5 per/day

Safety Certified - EN 1621-1/2012

Enduro Motorbike Protective Gear 'Leatt Neck Brace'

Leatt Neck Brace: USD $10 per/day

Safety Certified - 89/686/EEC

Off-Road Motorcycle Boots 'Gaerne GX1 Motocross Boots'

Gaerne Boots: USD $10 per/day

Certified Motocross - EN 13634:2010

Non-Riders are Welcome on every trip!

Non-Riders are welcome on every trip and can ride in one of the support vehicles. Mongolia motorcycle adventures give you an opportunity to make great friends amongst the group as well as meeting local Mongolians and nomadic families living an ancient lifestyle that has changed little in centuries.



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