Talk about a remote frontier- Mongolia is nothing short of mesmerizing- raw, seemingly endless open spaces, crystal clear waters, and a culture dating back thousands of years that maintains a true stronghold today, with 30% of the population still living a nomadic lifestyle. It’s a land of jawdropping beauty just waiting to be explored by the adventurous traveler that wants to challenge themselves.
Capital: Ulan Bator
Currency: Mongolian Tughrik (MNT)
Country Code: +976
Do I need a Visa? Visas are required for many countries, best to check Visa Policy of Mongolia for the current requirements for each individual country
How will I charge my devices? Mongolia’s electrical current is 220v, 50 Hz
How do I get there? Well, if you’re heading to Ulan Bator (ULN) and flying from…
New York: 17.5 hours
Los Angeles: 18 hours
Toronto: 19.5 hours
Sao Paulo: 23.5 hours
London: 11.5 hours
Geography: Mongolia is landlocked in Central Asia, bordered by China and Russia, and is a heavily mountainous country in many parts, blended with rolling plateaus. Freshwater lakes, marshes, forests and dunes also abound in this curious land.
Time Zones: GMT +8
How's the weather? Due to it’s elevation, Mongolia’s primarily cold and dry- the country averages over 250 cloudless days per year, with temperatures ranging from cold to freezing for much of the country. To the south in the Gobi Desert region, the opposite holds true with temperatures skyrocketing during the summer season.
Cross through the plains on horseback with an expert rider, setting up camp near a mineral spring and enjoining a traditional Mongolian barbecue cooked over an open fire before sleeping under the stars
Spend time with a nomadic family and discover their way of life- learn how they herd animals, brew their special milk tea, fry Mongolian “Boortsog” biscuits and work the land
Sail along the stunning Ugii Lake for spectacular birdwatching
Witness the magically color changing and dunes which vary depending on the light & time of day
Fly fish in one of Mongolia’s 4000 rivers & 30 lakes- seeking out Taimen Salmon, Siberian White Fish, Lenok, River Perch and more
Take Mongolia on with a BMW Motorcycle to get up close and personal with the landscape and some of the country’s most curious, intriguing monasteries
Safari, Mongolian style. Set out on a game drive searching for gazelle, wolf, fox, sable, falcons and more
Special Mongolian pre-departure gift delivered to your door before you embark upon your journey.