Motorcycle Tour
Mongolia – The Warrior’s Trail

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If you are looking for a truly special riding adventure, our KTM dirt bike tour of Mongolia will tick every box.

Pricing

Rider in shared twin / double room $3,309.00
Single room (surcharge) $332.00
Motorcycle Insurance $204.00

Features

KTM 450 EXC
Twin share accommodation as per itinerary
Fuel
All meals as per itinerary
Local guide on his own bike
4x4 support vehicle driven by a mechanic carrying a spare bike, spare parts, tools, cold drinks, medical kit etc.
4x4 luggage vehicle driven by an assistant mechanic
Western tour leader (trained as a wilderness first response medic - he also has the service of a 24/7 consulting doctor back at base)
GPS tracking
All entrance fees
Airport pickup
Domestic flight back to Ulaanbaatar
Welcome pack
Part profits donated to charity
1 tree planted on your behalf
Not included features
Personal travel insurance
International flights
Mongolian visa
Alcohol
Motorcycle damages
Excess baggage on domestic flight (approx $1/kg above 15kg)
Any other items / services not mentioned in the itinerary
Everything not listed as included

More details

Standard: High-End
Average Difficulty Level: 5 / 10
Distance: 1,580km
Duration: 9 days total (6 riding days)
Fly In: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (ULN)
Fly Out: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (ULN)
The motorcycles: KTM 450 EXC (2020+ models)
Support crew: A local guide on a bike, a western medic/tour leader on a bike, a mechanic driving a 4x4 with a spare bike, tools, spare parts & medical kit, a second 4x4 luggage vehicle driven by an assistant mechanic.
Terrain: Tarmac (approx 30%) & dirt tracks (approx 70%)
Average daily ride hours: 6 – 7 with plenty of drink / photo stops
Suitable for pillion riders? No.
Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. We will gladly provide binding information upon request.
Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.

Bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, this vast country has a long and fascinating history dominated by Genghis Khan, the infamous founder of the Mongol Empire back in the 13th century. Khan’s influence is still strong all over this unique nation, from his vast statue to the delicious vodka that bears his name.

But it’s the riding here that will really capture you. With only three million people spread across one and a half million square kilometres of land and because Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated places we’ve ever been to and with no borders, fences or boundaries, you can ride to your heart’s content from dawn ’til dusk. The routes we’ve chosen for our Mongolia dirt bike tours ensure day after day of sweeping and life-affirming trails, through enormous landscapes without touching tarmac or seeing towns often for hundreds of miles at a time. This place is an off-road rider’s paradise

If you are looking for a dirt biking adventure like no other, Mongolia is the place for you!

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

Endless steppes!

Visit the Genghis Khan equestrian statue

Ride alongside herds of wild camels

Visit the magnificent Orkhon waterfall

Relax in the Tsenkher Hot springs

Get a taste of local life and camp with a Nomadic family

Visit Karakorum, the ancient capital of the Mongol empire

Sleep next to the immensely beautiful 'White Lake', 'Zuun Nuur Lake' and 'Khuvsgul Lake'

Climb an extinct volcano and ride across the vast lava covered valley beneath

Visit the rare & endangered Przewalski's wild horse in Khustain Nuruu National Park

TOUR ITINERARY

DAY 1: Welcome to Mongolia!

You’ll be met at Chinggis Khan international airport and driven straight out to the countryside where you’ll meet the rest of the group and our support team. Kicking off in true Mongolian style, we’ll be staying in a traditional Mongolian ‘ger’ camp (also known as a ‘yurt’) beside a river.

You’ll receive a full briefing of the trip ahead, followed by a welcome feast, roaring campfire and traditional live music. The local drinks will almost certainly make an appearance but go easy – for tomorrow we ride!

Accommodation: Traditional ger camp just outside of the city.

Meals: Dinner.

DAY 2: Ulaanbaatar - Lun Village 250km

No trip to Mongolia would be complete without a visit to the mighty Genghis Khan statue. Therefore the first morning of this KTM dirt bike tour of Mongolia will take us on a short ride over to see the giant horseman before hitting the trails.

Leaving the city well behind us, we’ll quickly find ourselves riding over endless steppes, dotted with the occasional nomadic camp and flocks of sheep and goats.

This afternoon we will venture into the immensely beautiful Khustain Nuruu National Park – a protected area home to Przewalski’s horse aka the Mongolian wild horse.

Tonight we do as the locals do, camping out next to a nomadic family and getting a feeling for the traditional way of life for so many Mongolians.

Accommodation: Tented camp besides a Nomadic family. Individual tents with toilet/shower facilities and meals prepared by our personal chef.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 3: Lun - Orkhon River Valley 280km

After saying our farewells to the nomads, we’ll saddle up for another amazing ride across the endless countryside. A tarmac section will lead us to Karakorum – the ancient capital city of the Mongol empire where Genghis Khan, the great Mongol conqueror, established his headquarters in 1220.

It’s then onto the dirt for an incredible afternoon of trail riding alongside rivers and over rolling hills dotted with giant boulders. This is trail riding heaven and you’ll be grinning from ear to ear by the end of the day!

We spend another night under the stars in our own private camp. If you’re not a big fan of camping, please trust us – there is no better way to experience the serenity of this massive landscape! We’ll set up camp near Mongol herdsmen and with any luck we’ll be able to have a ride on their horses.

Accommodation: Tented camp besides a Nomadic family. Individual tents with toilet/shower facilities and meals prepared by our personal chef.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 4: Orkhon - Tsenker Hot Springs 220km

We’ll say goodbye to our chef as he drives the camp truck back to Ulaanbaatar. We then saddle up for an entire day on the dirt – today you’ll truly appreciate the vastness of Outer Mongolia! We’ll stop for refreshments at a picturesque waterfall in the morning before continuing along the winding trails and dirt roads over the hills, across bridges, down through fragrant pine forests and through beautiful rivers where wild horses stop to cool off.

We finish the day at a great little resort with swimming pools filled by natural hot springs. You can even get a massage… Perfect!

Accommodation: Ger camp with natural hot spring pools.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 5: Tsenker - The White Lake 280km

A couple of hours on the dirt will bring us out onto the tarmac where we’ll take an easy morning’s cruise towards the extinct Khorgo volcano. After a short hike to the top we’ll hop back onto the KTMs and ride the rugged, lava strewn valleys over to ‘The White Lake’, stopping briefly along the way for the more foolhardy of us to jump down into an ancient ice hole – as you do!

Enjoy a cold beer by the water’s edge or plunge yourself into the crystal clear water for a sunset swim – this is a very special place!

Accommodation: Ger camp beside the lake.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 6: The White Lake - Zuun Nuur Lake 160km

We strongly recommend you start the day with a refreshing dip in the White Lake with it’s stunning scenery – although we’ll understand if you just opt for a cup of tea in the warm restaurant!

Today we spend most of the day riding fun dirt tracks as we turn due north, heading up to Zuun Nuur Lake. This beautiful lake is as remote as it gets, surrounded by pine forests and grassy hills – this is a wonderful place that will take your breath away.

Accommodation: Lakeside ger camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 7: Zuun Nuur Lake - Lake Khuvsgul 260km

The last day of riding on this KTM dirt bike tour of Mongolia will not disappoint! We start with a final 130 km of dirt trails, stop for lunch, and then a relaxing 130km of tarmac to arrive at ‘The Blue Pearl of Mongolia’ – Lake Khuvsgul. Type this into Google Images and get excited – this place is just incredible! At 136km long it’s the same length as Pangong Lake on our Himalayan Heights tour and equally as beautiful! Make sure you’ve left enough space on your SD card for this one …

Lake Khuvsgul is situated near the northern border with Russia and it’s the largest body of water in Mongolia – maybe time to break out the Speedos again?

Accommodation: Lakeside ger camp.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 8: Lake Khuvsgul - Ulaanbaatar 130km + flight

Spend the morning doing a spot of fishing or simply sipping tea by the water’s edge and taking it all in. We will then transfer to the local airport where we’ll catch a short flight back to the capital.

As you’ve spent the past week in Ger camps, it’s only right that we put you up in a plush 5* hotel for the final night! A farewell dinner is in order followed by drinks at the Sky Bar overlooking Ulaanbaatar – what a trip!

Accommodation: 5* hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner.

DAY 9: Departure

Finally, it is almost time to head home after your epic Mongolian adventure! We recommend you book an evening flight, giving you some time to explore some of the city’s sights but it’s entirely up to you.

We can arrange your transport to the airport.

Accommodation: Not included.

Meals: Breakfast.