The new redspokes Mongolia-Bulgan cycling tour offers a thrilling ride in a beautiful landscape surrounded by the wonders of nature. We cycle from the northern Khangai mountains to central Mongolia on a combination of surfaced road and track.
Our cycling holiday begins in Ulaanbaatar (which translates as "red hero"), Mongolia's vibrant capital, where ancient culture and 21st Century traditions forge a unique path. We have a day to visit the main city sights and take in the Nomadic, Buddhist, Soviet and contemporary influences that converge in this unique city.
We take a dramatic overnight train journey, travelling through a landscape of wide plains, nomadic herders and galloping horses to Erdenet in the northern province of Orkhon. We will cycle through a scenery of grasslands, mountains, woods and river valleys receiving a friendly welcome from nomadic herders. We camp in tents and traditional Ger camps and journey through areas rich in rare and protected species and migratory birds.
We visit a Bronze Age Mongolian Deer Stone, Khirigsuur Complex where we’ll see megaliths and ancient burial sites. We ride on to reach the foothills of the Kanghai mountain range and visit therapeutic hot springs at Tsenkher before cycling to Karakorum; Genghis Khan’s 13th Century Mongol Empire capital city. You will be transferred back to Ulaanbaatar where redspokes Mongolia Bulgan cycling holiday ends.
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- Ulaanbaatar: vibrant Mongolian capital
- Overnight steamtrain: crossing the central plains
- Ger camps: traditional nomadic camping in style
- Bronge Age megaliths: Mongolian deerstones and burial mounds
- Wild nature: vast untamed landscapes
- Karakorum: medieval capital of Ghengis Khan
"The support team for this tour are excellent. The chefs produced a constant supply of delicious meals; amazing skills given we only had a basic field kitchen. The hire bikes..."