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Altai Mountain Biking Tour in Mongolia 2019

Altai Mountain
This is a journey to the wild and remote  Altai Tavan Bogd mountains of the Mongol Altai Mountain Range which  lies on the border with both Russia and China, some 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) in the far west of the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. The Tavan Bogd (Holy Five Peaks) highest and most spectacular peaks in Mongolia.  The massif is made up of five peaks  Khuiten (meaning cold) at 4374m/14.350ft, Naran, Olgii, Burged and Malchin (4082m/13.392ft also it is called Nairamdal-Friendship).  Meaning the 5 Kings it comprises of five neighboring peaks. Tavanbogd is one of Mongolia's permanently covered with snow and large glaciers including Potanin’, Aleksandra and Graneg glacier. Potanin  Glacier is the longest in Mongolia and stretches 20 kilometers. This unique Mongolian journey is designed for the adventurous spirit

Day 1: Arrival to Ulaanbaatar, guided city tour
Upon arrival at the Ulaanbaatar airport, you will be met by your guide and driver and transferred to your hotel. Ulaanbaatar is a very rapidly growing and developing city with a population of nearly a million people. Your hotel is located downtown of UB and just within walking distance from main square- Sukhbaatar Square, museums, theatres, and shops. Depending on an arrival time, you may enjoy a short city orientation tour before dinner. Sightseeing of UB, including the Natural History Museum with 16 m long 70 million year old skeleton of a Tarbosaur, Gandan Monastry - Mongolia's Buddist centre, the Green Palace of the Mongolian last king Bogd Javzandamba. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2: Flight to Western Mongolia
Arrive in Ulaangom where capital city in Uvs province. Here we will meet our driver. He will take us into mountain by 4WD vehicles for starting point of cycling where is a view of a 3496m high glaciated peak of the Tsagaan Shuvuut Mt.  Assemble and prepare the bikes. Landscape is snow capped peaks and alpine lakes.

Day 3: Bike to Uureg Lake
The ake is situated 100km from Ulaangom and located in between Tsagaanshuvut and Turgen mountains of Sagil and Turgen soums  in 1426 above see level.Uureg Lake is 42m deep and its surface is 237sqkm. The lake is fed mainly by the Kharig River from Russia. There are meadows on the northwestern side of the lake. There are two small barren rocky islands in the lake. Here you can see numbers of birds.  The lake is surrounded by semi-desert and arid desert steppe vegetation. The main land use for livestock grazing. can visit local nomads. Uureg lake andThe lake is very suitable to swimm in sunny days.

Day 4: Bike to Achit lake
Bike to Achit lake. Achit Lake is freshwater shallow lake in the Hovd River basin. It is one of the important place for waterbirds for breeding and resting. Waterfowl, waders and other mountain steppe birds

Day 5: Bike to Siylhemiin Nuruu mountain range/ Khar Yamaat River
Here,  see ancient men stone (Hun Chuluu)

Day 6: Bike to Baga Oigor/ Mt Siylhemiin Nuruu
visit a rock carving gallery

Day 7: Bike to Ikh Oigor, Altai Tavan Bogd National Park and view of snow peaks
Altai Tavan Bogd mountains of the Mongol Altai Mountain Range which  lies on the border with both Russia and China, some 2000 kilometres (1250 miles) in the far west of the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar. The Tavan Bogd (Holy Five Peaks) highest and most spectacular peaks in Mongolia.  The massif is made up of five peaks  Khuiten (meaning cold) at 4374m/14.350ft, Naran, Olgii, Burged and Malchin (4082m/13.392ft also it is called Nairamdal-Friendship).  Meaning the 5 Kings it comprises of five neighboring peaks. Tavanbogd is one of Mongolia's permanently covered with snow and large glaciers including  Potanin', Aleksandra and Graneg glacier. Potanii Glacier is the longest in Mongolia and stretches 20 kilometers.

Day 8: Bike to base camp of Altai Tavan Bogd Peaks
wake to the unfamiliar sound of Mongolia’s famous Bactrian camels (two humps) that will be awaiting our gear for the carry into base camp on the edge of the Potaniin Glacier. This is a beautiful 15kms cycle offering great views of the glacier and the peaks stretching beyond.

Day 9: Acclimatisation Walk to around 3500m / climbe Nairamdal Peak
A much shorter walk of 2-3 hrs soon gets us on to the summit Mt Nairamdal (4000m) and the opportunity to visit three countries. The summit lies on the triple border of Russia, China and Mongolia giving it a unique feel. In the afternoon we practice roping up for glacial travel.

Day 10: Bike to Tsagaan Gol River (White Water River)
visit to local herding family and experience nomadic life and traditions as well as sample their home made yoghurt, cheese and sip of milk vodka.

Day 11: Bike to Sogoot river valley,
traditional summer camp of Kazakh tribesmen.

Day 12: Drive in Olgii town
the provincial capital of Bayan-Olgii
A museum of Kazakh traditions, local bazaar and Mosque are the main attractions.

Day 13: Drive to Lake Tolbo and bike to Doroo lake
visit Kazakh falconers

Day 14: Bike to Deluun valley
It is beautiful valley with River Deluun and Buyant. good place for fishing

Day 15: Bike to Burgedtei Valley (Eagle Valley) and Ar Khujirt Mountain.
It is the summer pasture of the Altai Uraankhai herders. One of the minority ethnic groups in Mongolia, the Uraankhai people will welcome you and you can join them in yak milking, sheep herding, horse care, taste their home made yoghurt and brew traditional vodka. Take a rest in a Mongolian Ger, ( traditional accommodation of the Mongolians and known as a 'yurt' in Central Asia. It is a round felt tent with a single room in which the family cooks, eats and sleeps).  

Day 16: Bike to provincial capital of Hovd
Arrive in Hovd, take rest at our Western Mongolia Rally Camp,hot showers, hearty Mongolian food, free wireless internet, here you will meet Mongol Rally adventurists who are staying in our camp, drink icy cold beer and chat them.

Day 17: Flight to Ulaanbaatar
check in hotel and evening free to enjoy the Ulaanbaatar nightlife.

Day 18: Free day in Ulaanbaatar
you will have a free day to explore Ulaanbaatar. A city of museums, galleries, history, shops, national folklore concert and bars

Day 19: Departure transfer

Detailed itinerary and bike rental information available on request


Ulaanbaatar, Western Mongolia, Altai Mountains, Uvs,
Bayan-Olgii, Altai Tavan Bogd NP, Potanin glacier, Hovd



Group size:

2, 4 to 12 people

Tour length:

19 days/18 nights

Tour cost:

$3,190.00 USD per person for 2-3 pax:
$2,890.00 USD per person for 4-7 pax:
$2,450.00 USD per person for 8-12 pax: including taxes.

Tour price includes:
• All accommodation: twin bedded rooms in hotel, sharing tourist Ger camp and tent
• Hotel single room extra charge $90
• All transport as listed in itinerary and Airport vehicle
• All meals as listed in itinerary.(Breakfast-B, lunch-L and dinner-D).
• Camping equipments (tent, sleeping bag, kitchen, cooking equipment, cook etc...)
• All entrance fees of attractions. English speaking guide, expedition cook

Tour price not include:
• International flights
• Visa and passport fees
• International departure taxes and excess baggage fees
• Insurances of any kind
• Hotel porterage
• All items of personal nature: Laundry, roomservice charges, phone call, drinks etc.
• Alcoholic drinks & Tips


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Period before departure within
/Which notice of cancellation is received by us/
60 days or more before your departure 15%
59-42 days before your departure 20%
41-28 days before your departure 40%
Less than 14 days 60%
2 days prior to arrival and on arrival day 100%

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Client's comment

Just a quick email to thank you and all your people for a well organised and enjoyable tour. We arrived back on Saturday and have just finished unpacking. We are pleased with our photos of Mongolia and will forward some pictures of birds for you to identify.
Thanks again........
Terry Briggs
Dr S Subba Rao (England,UK)

Hi Ganaa and Buyant
I can confirm that Hovd Tour organised a fantastic
Mongolian adventure for me. From the greeting at the airport I was filled with confidence that I was in capable hands and my feelings were proved correct.
At no time did I ever feel uneasy whilst such a long way from home, my guides were always on hand and their English is excellent, there was never a dull moment from start to finish.
I would not hesitate to recommend Hovd Tour too you, they are a very capable and reputable organisation who can tailor any kind of holiday you desire. I will most certainly be using their services again....
James Singlehurst  (Uk)


Dear Hovd Tour Team, 

We had a wonderful time with our tour guide Biba and driver Hosoo. Thank you so much for organizing the trip. I hope we can visit again in the future and we would love to go with Hovd Tour again. 


Caroline and Vincent

Hey Everyone !!!
How is everyone after this great adventure in Bayan Olgii ???
Here back to Tokyo daily life was a bit hard at the beginning , everything so stressful and speedy... one minute is one minute  can never be  late .... aaaaaaa too much !!!
I really really enjoyed this trip with your company all, really great time and a lot's of Fun and many laugh, I think I haven't laugh that much since long time !! Thank you very much for Hovd Tour.
Julien &Alexandra (France & Japan) 

Hi Buyant and Ganaa
Greetings from Sydney, wishing you all well and an enjoyable summer full of sunshine. Once again, thank you very much for a great trip around Mongolia.
Deryn and Jo (Australia)


Many thanks for the warm welcome at the camp. We really enjoyed our travels in Mongolia and looking forward to returning in the future.
All the best....
David (UK)

Thanks Ganaa,
It was a great trip and your camp really made us feel at home after a long day on the road.
Thanks for your hospitality.
All the best....
Steve (UK)

Ganaa my friend for life
I would like to thank you for organising our tour of UB and the
neighboring countryside last year. Thanks to you we saw some great sights
in the city - some of historical interest and others of great beauty! I
particularly enjoyed our trip to the market, where your local knowledge and
humor proved invaluable. Without your help, I would never have had the
opportunity to experience a night out in the 'Countryside' with a
traditional Mongolian family.
The horse riding will forever
remain in my memory......
Chris and Ramsay

Hi Hovd Tour
We had amazing time in Mongolia. We enjoyed the horse trek very much in the nice countryside around Valley of Orkhon River.
Ingram & Katerin (Sweden)