Mongolia Travel Guide

Mongolia Travel Guide
A Vagabond Life

Mongolia Travel Guide A Vagabond Life

Embark on an adventure to Mongolia, a land where the vast, untamed wilderness meets the sky, and nomadic traditions thrive amidst modern changes. This rugged country, with its dramatic landscapes ranging from the Gobi Desert’s dunes to the snow-capped peaks of the Altai Mountains, offers an unparalleled journey back into the times of Genghis Khan and beyond. Mongolia is not just a destination; it’s an invitation to experience the extraordinary, where the hospitality of nomadic herders warms the soul as much as the sun graces the endless steppe.

In this guide, we invite you to traverse Mongolia’s expansive horizons. Discover the ancient capital of Karakorum, where history whispers through the ruins. Revel in the exhilaration of the Naadam Festival, a celebration of strength, speed, and dexterity. And find serenity in the serene beauty of Lake Khövsgöl, often termed “Mongolia’s Blue Pearl.” From practical travel tips to immersive cultural experiences, we’ll help you navigate the complexities and joys of traveling in this majestic land, ensuring your Mongolian adventure is as boundless as the landscape itself.

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Top Things 5 Things To See & Do In Mongolia

I liked Ulaanbaatar or UB, which often gets a bad wrap as being polluted, dirty and with not much to do. We found a number of interesting things to see and do, some good places to eat and a lively nightlife.
Stay With A Nomad
The Nomadic families of Mongolia lifestyle has not changed much over time. Spending a night in a remote Ger with a nomadic family is an honour and gives you a tiny glimpse into their lifestyle.
Ich Nacht Nature Reserve
See rare Ibex Goats and Argali Sheep living amount 20 million-year-old rock formations carved with writings from 16th C monks. The Ich Nacht Nature Reserve has a ranger station which attracts international visitors who come to study the rocks, carvings and animals.
Ich Gazaryn Chuluu National Park
Perhaps our favourite place in the Gobi the Ich Gazaryn Chuluu National Park is truly stunning. Huge ancient rock formations tower above the plain as camels wander around searching for grass. The annual Long Song Competition is held here anually.
Yolyn Am Ice Canyon
The Yolyn Am ice Canyon is a 10 km long heavily shaded canyon in the Gurvan Saikhan Mountains of southern Gobi which has the tail end of a glacier running through it. In the winter the ice reaches a depth of 10 metres, in the summer it is only a metre or so and can be trekked on.

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