THM Motorcycle Treks

Thirsty Horse Mongolia
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The Treks

 

Short treks in Tov Aimag (around UB) are run to order throughout the season. We suggest the following basic trek routes detailed below. But you can pick and choose as much as you want. The price includes for the motorcycle with basic insurance, guide and full trek support, hotel bed and breakfast or camping and all trek food. Hotel and restaurant lunches and dinners are excluded as is personal fuel.

 

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

 

Prices

1 Day treks

 

 

 

 

 

2 to 5 Day Treks

 

 

 

 

The Treks

 

1. Khentee Mountains & Terelj National Park

 

Starting from our base by UB International Airport, itís logical to take the road to Zunmod and visit the Mansushir Monastery. Since Zunmod is a rather plerasant county town, itís not a bad place to stop for lunch either. From there we follow the jeep traks across the open steppe until we reach the ancient standing stones of Tonyugug Stele, then head north to the brand new giant statue of Ghengis Khan. Turning back† along the road from there brings us to the Terelj village, which is definitely far enough for one day. Hotel accommodation is most comfortable and horse riding is easy to find just outside.

 

From Terelj village there are several routes available that lead into the wild and the strictly prohibited area of the National Park. To the north lie the Yezdie Hot springs, for a 2 day round trip, and to the east the Princess temple.

 

Alternatively, you can take the main road further east to Bayandelger and then head up to Mongonmorit on the jeep tracks. From there, the mountain paths will take you into the mountains to the Princess Temple and eventually back to the Terelj Village.

 

We love these paths, but be warned. Quagmires appear in the sumner months and they are only passable with difficulty by motorcycle of on horse back. I.e., the jeeps cannot follow the trek.†

 

2. Tov Aimag

 

This is the real Mongolian Steppe and a pleasure of distance and space. Highly suitable for Urals, as well as solo bikes. Highlights include the Mansushir Monastery in Zunmod, the Eej Had rock, and the Tonygug Stele.

 

Itís a beautiful place to ride across, especially if you are heading south for the Gobi. Otherwise, we suggest that you start out here than go either east for the Terelj or west to hook up with the Khustain N.P. routes.

 

3. Khustain National Park

 

The road to the Khustain N.P. from our base in Nisikh runs west along the beautiful banks of the Tuul Gol river. It rises to the town of Altanbulag then continues across the open steppe towards Central Mongolia, and itís a gorgeous route to follow.

 

To the north lies the park itself with itís wild horse, remote stillness and standing stone relics of civilisations past.

 

Continuing east will bring you to the ancient Quidan towns near Lun, which is as far as you can go on these tracks in the time available. But on the way back you can take the track through the park that starts by the dunes and camp out if thattakes your fancy.

 

Whatís 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. Instruction in off-road riding technique and a team evening and dinner, which for short treks may be the first day, the last day, or the best day.

 

Whatís not Included

 

Hotel and restaurant lunches and dinners (except as stated).

Petrol for motorcycle.

Motorcycle clothing, crash helmet, gloves, boots and protective equipment is available at a cost of US$100/day.

 

Note: All participants must have appropriate insurance for this type of trek. See Travel Insurance for details.

 

 

Rounded Rectangle: Short Treks around Ulaan Baatar
Duration : (From 1 to 5 days)
Start Dates : Available to order from 1st May to 30th Sept
Price : See below
Rounded Rectangle: Khentee  / TereljTreks

Tov Aimag Treks

Khustain N.P.

 

Bike Options

Prices:

†(Minimum 2 participants)

4 Participants

or more

Jeep

Passengers

Suzuki DR650SE, Honda CRF250L, Yamaha XT250

US250

US$200

US$100

 

Bike Options

Prices:

†(Minimum 2 participants)

4 Participants

or more

Jeep

Passengers

Suzuki DR650SE, Honda CRF250L, Yamaha XT250

US$400/day

US$320/day

US$200/day