The Trek

The first day of this trek takes us on a long, laid back cruise from our base near UB International Airport along the Tuul Gol River to Altanbulag, and then across the open steppe to our first night’s rest at the ger camp in Oldziyt. The second day’s ride is a lot shorter and packed with historical interest as we visit Ghengis Khan’s ancient capital of Kharkhoran and Khar Balgas, the ancient capital of the Uigur Empire, before arriving at the ger camp at the beautiful lake of Ogii Nuur for the night. We stay in Ogii Nuur for the third day and take the opportunity to explore, searching the Orkhon River Valley for its deer steles and hot springs.  

 

After breakfast on the fourth day, we take the asphalt road for a while and ride through the ancient Qidan Towns before turning right at Lun and heading for the ger camp at Ondorshireet on the borders of the Khusatain National Park, where we rest for the night, . The last day of the trek brings us back into the Tuul River Valley and home to our Trek Centre in Nisikh (UB Airport) in the early evening.

 

As with all our treks, the first day is used for instruction in off-road riding technique and we throw a pre-departure dinner party in the evening.

 

Note: Please note that THM reserve the right to change the itinerary at our sole discretion should we judge that conditions, circumstances or specific team considerations require it.

 

Prices & Availability

7th to 14th June with Sidecars

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

19th to 26th July with Trail Bikes

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Highlights

Tuul River Valley, Rock carvings, Kharkhoran, Erdene Zuu,

the ancient fortress of Khar Balgas  - capital of the ancient Uiger Empire, Ogii Nuur Lake,  Ancient Quidan Towns and the Khustain National Park.

Trek Itinerary

First Day: Arrival

Collection at the airport and transport to your chosen hotel.

Second Day / Instruction and local Trek  - 60km

Breakfast in the hotel.

Collection at 9:30 and transport to our centre in Nisikh.

Initial instruction course on circuit

12:00 Lunch in Nisikh.

Continue instruction and trek out to Bogd Khan Uul mountain.

5:00 Return to hotel.

7:00 Meet for team dinner and explore night life of UB.

Third Day / 1st day of Trek  - 250km

Breakfast in the hotel.

Collection at 9:30 and transport to our centre in Nisikh.

Trek along the Tuul Gol River and then across the open steppe.

Arrive at Odziyt Ger Camp for the night

Fourth Day / 2nd day of Trek  - 150km

Breakfast.

Depart at 08:30 and trek across the open steppe to Kharkhorin.

Lunch

North to Khar Balgas and  Arrive at Ogii Nuur around 6 pm.

Fifth Day / 3rd day of trek  - explore as you wish

Rest day in Ogii Nuur. Explore the area or just relax by the lake.

Lunch, camp and Barbeque dinner.

       Sixth Day / 4th day of Trek  - 250km

Depart 9:00 and ride to the Khustain National Park, stopping for lunch at the rock carvings close to Bayannuur.

Arrive at the Ondorshireet ger camp for the night.

Seventh Day / 5th day of Trek  - 180km

Breakfast.

Depart at 9:00 and trek across the mountains of the Khustain NP and down

 to the Tuul Gol river.

Lunch by the Turkic standing stones along the river.

Follow the river back to UB and arrive back at the hotel around 7 pm.

Final Day

Breakfast

Transport to the airport and tearful farewells – until next time.

 

What’s Included

The price includes for motorcycle, support vehicle and team, collection and deposit at UB International Airport, accommodation in hotels, ger camps, or camping as indicated, and all trek food. All treks include a first day of instruction in off-road riding technique and a team evening before the trek starts on the 2nd day.

 

What’s not Included

Hotel and restaurant lunches and dinners.

Petrol for motorcycle.

Motorcycle clothing, crash helmet, gloves, boots and protective equipment are available at a cost of US$50/day on this trek. (But note: we strongly advise you to have your own personal equipment, with which you should be familiar and comfortable. Items are available for sale in our shop.)

 

 

Note: All participants must have appropriate insurance for this type of trek.

See Travel Insurance for details.

 

 

Text Box: Trek Route
Thirsty Horse Mongolia
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THM Motorcycle Treks

Rounded Rectangle: Kharkhoran, Khar Balgas & Khustain National Park

Book this Trek

Ural Trek : Start/finish Ulaan Baatar from 7th to 14th June

Trail Bike Trek : Start/finish Ulaan Baatar from 19th to 26th July

Duration :  8 Days (1 day motorcycle instruction / 5 days trekking, 3 nights in UB)

Price : US$2,000/person  / Total distance : 890 km

Trek level : Easy, Moderdate, Tough, Extreme

Bike Options

Price

Minimum  2 people

Price

4 Participants or more

Availability

Ural/BMW (800cc)

US$2,500

US$2,000

8 Places / 8 Remaining

Ural M62 (650cc),

US$2,500

US$2,000

4 Places / 4 Remaining

Dneiper (650cc)

with 2 wheel drive

US$2,500

US$2,000

2 Places / 2 Remaining

Sidecar Passengers

US$2,500

US$2,000

14 places / 14 Remaining

Jeep Passengers

US$1,500

US$1,000

4 places

Bike Options

Price

Minimum  2 people

Price

4 Participants or more

Availability

Suzuki DR650SE, Honda CRF250L, Yamaha XT250

US$2,500

US$2,000

10 Places / 10 Remaining

Jeep Passengers

US$1,500

US$1,000

4 places