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Travel to Mongolia: Horseback Riding in the Gobi Desert, Staying with the Tsaatan Reinder Herders around the Lake of Khövsgöl Nuur National Park, Top things to do in Ulaanbaatar, crossing on the Trans-Mongolian Express, Hiking the Sand Dunes of Khongoryn Els, Mongolian Traditions of Naadam Festival, Kazakh Traditions of the Eagle Hunters…The land of Genghis Khan and the green steppes, the nomad life and horses! Check our Mongolia Things to Do and start planning your next adventure!

Mongolia Travel Guide: How To Experience the Nomadic Life

Mongolia was a dream destination. The land of the nomads, green steppes, ancient history, endless blue sky, incredible hospitality, wild horse adventures. And the dream came true. And it was beyond expectations. We wrote this Mongolia Travel Guide based on… Continue Reading →

Khustain Nuruu National Park: Step Back in Time with the Przewalski’s horses

Khustain Nuruu National Park is a protected area located in central Mongolia. It is home to a number of interesting flora and fauna, as well as the rare and endangered Takhi horse, also known as Przewalski’s horse. We visited the… Continue Reading →

Olgii, the Doorway to the Altai Mountains and Mongolia Kazakh Eagle Hunters

Olgii, the capital of Bayan-Ölgii Province in western Mongolia, is a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, located in the heart of the Altai Mountains. We visited Olgii and the Altai region for several weeks, during our Mongolia travel…. Continue Reading →

Tuvkhun Monastery: The Stunning Perched Tibetan Buddhist Temple of the Okhron Valley

Tuvkhun Monastery, located in the Mongolian province of Ovorkhangai, is a significant religious and cultural site that is renowned for its stunning natural setting and rich history. We visited the monastery as part of our Gobi trip during our two-month… Continue Reading →

The Orkhon Valley – The Heart of Nomadic Mongolia

The Orkhon Valley is a beautiful region located in central Mongolia, known for its stunning landscapes and rich cultural history. The valley is home to a number of interesting sights and attractions, and is a great destination for those interested… Continue Reading →

Altai Mountains Trekking How-To Guide: Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

For adventurers looking to explore remote areas, Altai mountains trekking brings you by glacier-fed rivers, snow-packed passes, turquoise lakes, and high peaks. And a chance to hike where few people seldom go, besides the local Kazakh nomads watching over their… Continue Reading →

The Golden Eagle Festival: Deep into Traditional Kazakh Culture in the Mongolian Altai

One of the reasons we wanted to visit the Altai was to attend one of the traditional eagle festivals near Olgii. The Golden Eagle Festival was the perfect opportunity to learn more about the Kazakh culture. What is the Golden… Continue Reading →

Ancient Erdene Zuu Monastery and Karakorum – A Glimpse into the Mongol Empire

Erdene Zuu Monastery is a historic Buddhist monastery located in Kharkhorin, the name of the current city that was built over the ancient Karakorum, the city founded by Genghis Khan and the capital of the Mongol Empire. Given the importance of… Continue Reading →

Top Things to Do in Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar is the gateway to Mongolia. Not only all international flights land there but also the country road system start from the capital. Whether you are recovering from your flight or preparing your trip, make sure to spend some time… Continue Reading →

Skies of Mongolia – Photo Essay

Mongolia’s skies are different. Noticeably different and beautifully so. It could be because of the abundance of unobstructed immensities, or because one’s sight is rarely distracted by artificial features or human construction. We spent two months in Mongolia, discovering Central… Continue Reading →

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