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Altai Mountain Biking Tour

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 17 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 9 people
Destination(s): Mongolia  
Specialty Categories: Bicycle Touring   Cultural Journey  
Season: June - September
Airfare Included: Yes
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 2399 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 3236 US Dollar (USD)

3 person price is 3,236 USD and less for more people.

This 17 days mountain biking trip allows you explore the Altai Mountains comprised of snow capped peaks over 4000 m in height, vast glaciers and the unique culture of Muslim Kazakh minority. The entire cycling route is on smooth packed soil with just a few exceptions. Tented camping throughout the tour.

Day by day itinerary: Details for cycling days are provided on request

Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar, guided city tour. Arrival to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to 4 star Bayangol Hotel. Spend the remaining morning at leisure and take a guided tour of Ulaanbaatar city. Choose between the Natural history museum with its collection of dinosaur fossils and the National history museum displaying traditional costumes and introducing the turbulent history of the Mongolian nation. Visit to the main city square and the Zaisan hill that provides a panoramic view of the city. At 6PM a show of traditional music, throat singing and contortion. Welcome dinner in one of best restaurants of the city. (hotel/D)

Day 2: This morning transfer to Ulaanbaatar airport for a 3 hours flight to Western Mongolia. An English speaking guide-translator will accompany you on board. Upon arrival meet with your support team and transfer to the starting point of cycling on the border of Russia. Here we obtain local area travel permits and camp by a small freshwater lake. Assemble bikes and prepare for cycling days ahead. (tent/B,L,D)

Day 3: Bike to Khuremtai river valley (tent/B,L,D) 60 km

Day 4: Bike to White Goat mountain (tent/B,L,D) 60 km

Day 5: Bike to Black Goat mountain (tent/B,L,D) 45 km

Day 6: Hike or bike to Tavan Bogd NP gateway (tent/B,L,D) 15 km

Day 7: Rest day with option to climb Malchin peak (tent/B,L,D)

Day 8: Hike or bike to White river (tent/B,L,D) 17 km

Day 9: Bike to Zagastai lake (tent/B,L,D) 70 km

Day 10: Bike to Khurgan lake. (tent/B,L,D) 70 km

Day 11: Rest day (tent/B,L,D)

Day 12: Bike to Kharganat valley (tent/B,L,D) 80 km

Day 13: Bike to Zagastai river (tent / B,L,D) 60 km

Day 14: Bike to Ulanhus and car transfer to Ulgi town (ger/B,L,D) 40 km

Day 15: Return flight to Ulaanbaatar, free afternoon. Say good-bye to your support team and take a return flight to Ulaanbaatar. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel. In the evening meet your fellow travelers for a farewell dinner. (hotel/B,D)

Day 16: Free day in Ulaanbaatar for shopping and self-exploration around the city. You may refer to recommendations of our team in order to make most out of it. (hotel/B)

Day 17: Departure transfer. You will be transferred to the airport for your journey home. (B)

Airfare is included in the tour price.

Price per person:
- 3 persons: 3,236 USD
- 4 persons: 2,833 USD
- 5 persons: 2,686 USD
- 6-7 persons: 2,588 USD
- 8 persons: 2,478 USD
- 9 persons: 2,399 USD
- Single accommodation extra: 173 USD
- Own bike discount: 100 USD

Price Includes:
- All accommodation (twin shared):
* 3 nights in 4* hotel in Ulaanbaatar
* 1 night in gers/yurts
* 12 tented overnights
- All transfers including arrival & departure
- Internal flights
- Indicated meals (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
- Visits & national park fees
- Camping equipment
- English speaking cycling guide(s)
- Expedition cook(s)
- A mountain bike

Price Excludes:
- Travel insurance
- Excess luggage fees on the internal flights
- Meals not indicated
- Sleeping bags
- Drinks
- Gratuities.

About This Supplier
Location: Mongolia
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2005

What is “M06027”? Since 2004 we have grown a reputation of a specialist tour operator in the field of mountain biking, mountain climbing and alpine trekking, both internationally and locally. Our office is based in the capital Ulaanbaatar, but our tour operations cover the whole of Mongolia. We offer a small...

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