Cycle Mongolia

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12 Day(s)
Moderate
400 Km
avg 57 Km
Guided

Life Changing Adventures

The rugged landscapes of Mongolia lure true adventurers from all over to come and experience a land like no other. The Mongolian wilderness boasts spectacular countryside, lush green valleys, remote arid desert, vast steppes, rocky mountain ranges and clear blue rivers. There’s good reason Mongolia is known as the land of the eternal blue sky.

In our adventure, we learn from three to four different NGOs that are all connected with the reality of life, faced by Mongolia’s herders in the 21st century. In tourism, Mongolia is frequently sold as a stereotype (nomads and a way of life untouched since Ghengis Khan). This idealised, or even romanticised view is far from the harsh reality and challenges faced by local herders.

Social Cycles will take you on a journey to interact and connect with local Non Government Organisations (NGOs) to find out more about this lifestyle, the opportunities they have and the challenges they must overcome. Research what really happens on the ground and out in the rural communities with Social Cycles in a holiday that carefully balances ethical research and local impact with cycling and site seeing.


Information

Tour Location

Country:
Mongolia
From:
Ulaanbaatar
To:
Ulaanbaatar

Tour Information

Guiding:
Guided
Duration:
12 Days
Level:
Moderate
Terrain:
Off-road only|Flat
Tour Type:
Groups
Theme:
Make a Difference
More Options:
Tour Language:
English
Cost From:
AUD 3650

Tour Distance & Dates

Distance:
400 Km
Riding Days:
7
Month(s):
May|June|August|September
Departure:

2020: 24 May, 2 Aug

Additional Information

Accommodation:

Double Occupancy / Twin Share

Single Supplement: Available for 3 nights in Ulaanbaatar only

Booking Conditions:

Confirm your place with a $100 deposit

Group Information:

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Inclusions

11 nights accommodation in hotels (4), family ger camps (5), tourist gers (1) and homestays (1)
Full Bicycle hire (Trek and/or Giant 24 speed mountain bikes)
Local guides, support van driver and mechanic
Full support vehicle for the ride with water and fruit
Minimum three NGO presentations with local staff across Mongolia
Multiple field trips to villages and communities
Meals as indicated on the itinerary
Airport transfers for arrival

Exclusions

International flights
Personal expenses
Tips and Gratuities (US$0 to US$100)
Drinks with meals
Travel insurance
Airport departure transfer
Visa’s (if required)
Other items

Options

A$200 donation to NGOs (pay locally)
If this is your second, third or even fourth Social Cycles adventure, then we’d like to welcome you back with a special SC Ambassadors rate

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