People thoughts that Mongolian winter is very cold and there is nothing to do and see. That's WRONG. Here's chance to visit in Mongolia and cycling on snow and ice road in winter. Taking this winter cycling tour, you will meet the nomadic people and feel the white snow, clear fresh cold air and sun. Winter cycling offers the opportunity to retain, and even enhance, your cycling skills over the whole year. Don't miss the great winter adventure in Mongolia
- 2 overnights in a 4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar (twin or double + breakfast)
- 1 overnights in a local hotel at Terelj (twin or double + breakfast)
- 1 overnight in tourist resort (twin or double + breakfast)
- All indicated meals + drinking water
- Extra drinks and snacks during cycling
- All visits and National park fees in country area
- Russian 4WD vans equipped with bike rack
- Well maintained hard tail mountain bike
- English speaking guide
- Arrival and departure airport transfers
- Travel insurance
- Sleeping bag liner
- Meals that are not indicated
- Optional activities
Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar, tour briefing
Day 2: Ulaanbaatar - Terelj National Park
Transfer to Gachuurt village, Bike to Terelj National Park. Overnight in local hotel.
Day 3: Terelj - Mandal
The whole of the morning we ride upstream along the Tuul river. Around lunch time we reach the highest point of the day. After lunch we enjoy a long downhill followed by 20km easy roll across a wide valley that will bring us to our camp.
Day 4: XIII century complex
We continue heading south across open steppe grassland. We arrive to the "XIII century Mongolia" theme park in late afternoon. It consists of several ger encampments each showcasing an aspect of medieval life of Mongolia. "Horse relay station" is where you can get your photo taken in traditional clothes and armor, "Craftsmen camp" introduces you to traditional smith, wood and leather work, at the "Educational camp" visitor are introduced to traditional calligraphy and games. The last station is the "Khan's Palace" - a huge big ornate ger decorated with medieval costumes and warrior implements. Here you may try royal costumes on and test your archery skills etc. Each station is about 500m from each other so we take short rides to visit them. After visit, we transfer to Ulaanbaatar.
We offer you with a unique opportunity to cycle along the Great Tea Road and travel through three different countries of China, Mongolia and Russia and experience with all your senses way of life of local people, their food, culture and traditions.
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