8 Days Ride to Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake Motorcycle Tour in Mongolia

Mongolia Motorcycle Tour

Go on an amazing trip through Mongolia where your destination will be Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake. Mongolia is the perfect place for people who enjoy wide open spaces, unspoiled landscapes, and challenging tracks. You will be having the time of your life on Yamaha dirt bikes. Your time will be spent just exploring Central and Northern Mongolia.

Highlights

  • About 1,320 kilometers / 820 miles mileage
  • Safety training and test drive on the first day
  • Visit famous and interesting places in Mongolia
  • Yamaha WR250, WR450F, or XT250 motorcycles and protective gear
  • Support transportation staff, including a mechanic and a medical doctor
  • 3 daily meals with soft drinks and water
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers

Styles


6 riding days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 11

Airport transfer included: Chinggis Khaan International Airport

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Accommodation

You will be accommodated in various accommodations including a hotel, tents, and ger camps. Ger camps are dome-like felt tents of local nomads. This unique structure is an ingenious invention of Mongolian pastoral herders, which is perfectly adapted to the harsh conditions in the country as they provide authentic nomadic felt tents with centralized bathroom and toilet facilities located nearby.

Across Mongolia Tours Motorcycle Tour Mongolia Program

  • Bike: rental
  • Terrain: mix of asphalt and off-road
  • Mileage: 1320 kilometers / 820 miles
  • Daily rides: 165 kilometers / 102 miles
  • Meals: all meals included

The bikes available for your use during this tour includes Yamaha dirt bikes WR250F, WR450F, and XT250.

Yamaha WR250F

  • Engine type: 449 cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 4 titanium valves
  • Bore x stroke: 97.0mm x 60.8mm
  • Compression ratio: 12.5:1
  • Fuel delivery: Keihin fuel injection, 44m
  • Ignition: TCI: Transistor controlled ignition
  • Transmission: Wide-ratio constant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final drive: O-ring chain
  • Suspension / front: KYB spring-type fork with speed sensitive damping; fully adjustable, 12.2-in wheel travel
  • Suspension / rear: KYB single shock; fully adjustable, 12.5-in wheel travel
  • Brakes / front: Hydraulic disc, 270mm
  • Brakes / rear: Hydraulic disc, 245mm
  • Tires / front: 80/100-21 Dunlop MX51
  • Tires / rear: 120/90-18 Dunlop MX51
  • Length x width x height: 85.2 in x 32.5 in x 50.4 in
  • Seat height: 38.0 in
  • Wheelbase: 57.7 in
  • Rake (Caster Angle): 26.3°
  • Trail: 4.5 in
  • Ground clearance: 12.8 in
  • Fuel capacity: 2.0 gal
  • Wet weight: 271 lb

Yamaha WR450F

  • Engine type: 249cc liquid-cooled DOHC 4-stroke; 4 titanium valves
  • Bore x stroke: 77.0mm x 53.6mm
  • Compression ratio: 13.5:1
  • Fuel delivery: Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI) Keihin 44mm
  • Ignition: TCI: Transistor controlled ignition
  • Transmission: Wide-ratio constant-mesh 6-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final drive: O-ring chain
  • Suspension / front: KYB spring-type fork with speed sensitive damping; fully adjustable; 12.2-in travel
  • Suspension / rear: KYB single shock; fully adjustable; 12.5-in travel
  • Brakes / front: Hydraulic single disc brake, 250mm
  • Brakes / rear: Hydraulic single disc brake, 245mm
  • Tires / front: Dunlop MX51 80/100-21
  • Tires / rear: Dunlop MX51 110/100-18
  • Length x width x height: 85.2 in x 32.5 in x 50.4 in
  • Seat height: 38.0 in
  • Wheelbase: 57.7 in
  • Ground clearance: 12.8 in
  • Fuel capacity: 2.0 gal
  • Wet weight: 258 lb

Yamaha Serrow XT250

  • Engine type: 249cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke single; 2 valves
  • Bore x stroke: 74.0mm x 58.0mm
  • Compression ratio: 9.5:1
  • Fuel delivery: Yamaha Fuel Injection (YFI)
  • Ignition: TCI: Transistor controlled ignition
  • Transmission: 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
  • Final drive: Chain
  • Suspension / front: 35mm telescopic fork; 8.9-in travel
  • Suspension / rear: Single shock, adjustable preload and rebound damping; 7.1-in travel
  • Brakes / front: Single disc, 245mm
  • Brakes / rear: Single disc, 203mm
  • Tires / front: 2.75-21
  • Tires / rear: 120/80-18
  • Length x width x height: 84.6 in x 31.7 in x 45.7 in
  • Seat height: 31.9 in
  • Wheelbase: 53.5 in
  • Rake (Caster Angle): 26.4°
  • Trail: 4.2 in
  • Maximum ground clearance: 11.2 in
  • Fuel capacity: 2.6 gal / CA model, 2.4 gal
  • Fuel economy: 76 mpg
  • Wet weight: 291 lb

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival

You will arrive at Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN) and meet up with the local guide and then be transferred to the hotel. You will be allotted time allowing you to transfer to the garage and get to know the bikes. You will have a safety training and test drives. The night will bring a welcome dinner in one of the centrally located restaurants. You will overnight at the hotel.

Day 2: Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes

On your first trip day, you will ride out of Ulaanbaatar on a pavement road to the countryside. On your way, you will be riding on dirt tracks to get familiar. The terrain is mostly a vast land with some wheat fields and open valleys that border with some rocky outcrops. Prepared and packed lunch will be served along the way. You will overnight at a tented camp at the sand dunes of Elsen Tasarkhai, 280 kilometers / 174 miles west of Ulaanbaatar.

Day 3: Tsenkher hot springs (180 kilometers / 111 miles)

You will travel some 180 kilometers / 111 miles northwest, passing through the site of the ancient capital of Mongolia, Kharakhorum, with a possible stop at the first Buddhist monastery Erdenezuu. You will then continue onto Tsenkher hot springs.

You will be riding about half way on paved road and second half of the trip will be on dirt through some beautiful scenery of rolling hills. You will be seeing a lot of herds of livestock such as cows, yaks, and sheep that were herded for many centuries. Towards the end of the day, you will be crossing a river. You will be overnighting in tents.

Day 4: Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake (200 kilometers / 124 miles)

This day, you will be riding about 200 kilometers / 124 miles further, passing through mountainous sceneries and narrow valleys. You will cross Chuluut River and stop by its canyon. The several hundred feet deep river is one of the most beautiful sceneries of your journey. In the afternoon, you ride into an area formed by an ancient volcano, Horgo, where you will have the opportunity to climb up the crater.

You will overnight in a local ger camp; your first stay in a dome-like felt tents of local nomads. This unique structure is an ingenious invention of Mongolian pastoral herders, which is perfectly adapted to the harsh conditions in the country.

Day 5: Erdene-Mandal (150 kilometers / 93 miles)

This will be a pure dirt track day. You will ride 150 kilometers / 93 miles eastwards through some hilly country. Depending on the weather and rainfall, you will be crossing some challenging stretches of the road on this day, including a river crossing. You will have plenty of opportunities to visit local herders and enjoy their traditional hospitality. You will be staying the night in a tented camp.

Day 6: Ogii Lake (160 kilometers / 99 miles)

This will be another full day on dirt tracks. Today, the scenery will open up more to wider, bolder valleys, and smoother mountains. You will be going through some sandy stretches and crossing a small river of Hanui. At the end of the day, arrive at one of the lakes in central Mongolia, called Ogii. You will have an opportunity to enjoy boating and fishing and then stay in a local ger camp.

Day 7: Ulaanbaatar

Today, you will ride on some dirt roads but towards the end of the day, you will get onto pavement roads, though for those who are comfortable with it, you can continue your ride on dirt tracks for the most of the day. You will then transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast, you will transfer to the airport.

Included excursions

  • Excursion to the volcano Horgo
  • Fun at Tsenkher hot springs
  • Stop at the first Buddhist monastery Erdenezuu

Guides

Munkh-Orgil Erdenesukh
Orgil has been riding cross bikes around Mongolia since 1992. He started riding at a very young age following in his father's footsteps. In early 2000, he has been wrestling in professional Japanese sumo and advanced into the highest of the leagues. He returned home to follow his passion of his younger age and started running his own business in Mongolia that was harmonizing his desire to travel in open land and promote bike tours. He has worked as the executive director of the Yamaha dealer in Mongolia.

Location

Mongolia has a population of three million, with a land size of Alaska, where the majority of the population inhabits in few cities including the capital city Ulaanbaatar, the home to more than half of its total citizens. With less than few thousand kilometers of pavement road, Mongolia is an ideal place for those who enjoy wide open spaces, unspoiled landscapes, and challenging tracks.

Food

The price of the package includes daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as soft drinks during meals, a bottle of water per person per day, and an unlimited supply of boiled waters.

Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar, hosts an excellent collection of fine restaurants of international cuisine. In the countryside, tour establishments offer hearty meals with a balance of meat and vegetables. Meat in Mongolia is excellent in that the whole country is essentially “free-range” terrain. Even your strictest dietary restrictions can now be met with proper information in advance and preparation by Across Mongolia Tours.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Drinks

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

What's included

  • 1 bottle of water per person per day
  • 3 daily meals with soft drinks and water
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Airport transfers from and to Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN)
  • All entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide throughout your stay
  • Protective gear
  • Sleeping bags, expedition-style tents, and mats
  • Soft drinks during meals
  • Support transportation and support staff, including a mechanic and a medical doctor
  • Unlimited boiled waters
  • Yamaha WR250, 450F, or XT250 motorcycles

What's not included

  • Airfare
  • Any other items not mentioned as included
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra nights in country
  • Gratuities
  • Medical evacuation costs
  • Personal laundry and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Photography and video fees
  • Travel and accident insurance
  • Visa fees

How to get there

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flights to arrive at Chinggis Khaan International Airport (ULN). Transfer from and to this airport is included in the price. Across Mongolia Tours will pick you up at the airport.

Airport: Chinggis Khaan International Airport Airport transfer included: Chinggis Khaan International Airport No additional charges. You can request this in the next step.

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 20% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled up to 90 days before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid 30 days before arrival.
8 days / 7 nights
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Pricing information

The prices below are based on tier pricing. Please note that at the time of booking, Across Mongolia Tours will bill you for the amount based on the confirmed number of trip participants. In case the number of travelers increases at the last moment, they will reimburse the balance of your payment in accordance with the corresponding tier pricing after you return home.

Monday June 25, 2018
(8 days / 7 nights)

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