Welcome to our Mongolia Travel Blog

Our Mongolia travel blog is written by Jess – the founder of Eternal Landscapes Mongolia.  This is your informal introduction to our Mongolia.  Use our Mongolia travel blog for inspiration. Dip into it to discover more.

The blog is divided into four sections – Experience, See, Learn, Community.Or, if you’re short on time, every week I put one or a few posts … In The Spotlight.

For our in ‘The Spotlight’  this week we have chosen …

Some of the experiences available in Mongolia are probably quite surprising. Use our ‘Experience Mongolia’ blog posts for inspiration.

December 19, 2021
Mongolia's Middle Gobi

Wild Research Mongolia Expedition

Wild Research Mongolia Expedition Our Wild Research Mongolia expeditions are our way of getting to explore and discover parts of the country that we know and […]
December 15, 2021
Aryabal Temple Gorkhi Terelj National Park Mongolia

24 Hours In Mongolia

24 Hours In Mongolia A major part of our Climate Action Plan is our ‘Wild Tracks’ series – road trips that allow you to stay for […]
December 8, 2021
Khogno Khan Nature Reserve Mongolia

Mongolia Yoga Tour – Interview With Yoga Teacher Cryn Horn

Mongolia Yoga Tour – Interview With Yoga Teacher Cryn Horn Established yoga teacher Cryn Horn is the host of our Mongolia yoga tour. Cryn travelled to […]
December 3, 2021
Night sky Mongolia

Star Gazing In Mongolia

Star Gazing In Mongolia Star gazing in Mongolia – experiencing the night skies – is one of the best experiences you can have … well, as […]
October 31, 2021
A guest of Eternal Landscapes enjoying the freedom to explore on one of our Mongolia trips

Low Season Travel Mongolia

Low Season Travel Mongolia We promote low-season travel in Mongolia. Why? It is something we have always done – since we founded the business.  As a […]
October 27, 2021
Mongolia's 4x4 Furgon van

Mongolia’s 4×4 Furgon Van

Mongolia’s 4×4 Furgon Van Oh, how we LOVE Mongolia’s 4×4 Furgon van. Actually, they are Russian and also known as UAZ (УАЗ) and wherever your Mongolian […]

Mongolians typically divide their country into three main landscapes – the Gobi, Tal and Khangai (desert, steppe and mountain) but for our ‘Place To See In Mongolia’ posts we divide the country into five geographical sections (Gobi, Central Heartland, western Mongolia, northern Mongolia, eastern Mongolia) plus the capital city Ulaanbaatar.

March 29, 2022
Gandan Monastery Ulaanbaatar

Gandan Monastery Mongolia

Gandan Monastery Gandan Monastery in Ulaanbaatar – Mongolia’s capital city – is Mongolia’s principal monastery. Short for Gandantegchinlen which translates approximately into ‘Place of Complete Joy,’ it […]
December 29, 2021
Altai Tavan Bogd NP Mongolia

Mongolia’s Altai Tavan Bogd National Park – In The Land Of The Gods

Mongolia’s Altai Tavan Bogd National Park – In The Land Of The Gods Mongolia’s Altai Tavan Bogd National Park forms part of the Mongolian Altai Mountains […]
December 14, 2021
Modern Ulaanbaatar

Panoramic Views of Ulaanbaatar (UB)

Panoramic Views of Ulaanbaatar (UB) Firstly, a little background for this post on the panoramic views of Ulaanbaatar. Ulaanbaatar (known locally and fondly as UB) is […]
October 16, 2021
Mongolia's Khoridol Saridag Mountains

Mongolia’s Khoridol Saridag Mountains

Mongolia’s Khoridol Saridag Mountains Khovsgol Nuur National Park in Mongolia’s northern Khovsgol Province is rightfully considered one of Mongolia’s highlights. There is very much an emphasis […]
October 9, 2021
Mongolian taiga landscape

Mongolia’s Darkhad Depression

Mongolia’s Darkhad Depression Mongolia’s Darkhad Depression is one of three parallel rift valleys created by the Baikal Rift System. (The other two rift valleys are Lake […]
July 27, 2021
Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes Mongolia

Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes Mongolia

Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes Mongolia The Khongoryn Els Sand Dunes in Mongolia are known locally as Duut Mankhan – the Singing Sands. These are the largest […]

Mongolia is the 18th largest country in the world and with a population of only just over 3 million, it is one of the least densely populated.  Our ‘Learn About Mongolia’ blog posts will help introduce you to a country that has the world’s fifth-largest desert (the Gobi),  a breeding population of snow leopards, Kazakh eagle hunters and a very modern capital city where Prius cars dominate.

January 7, 2022

Packing List For Mongolia Winter

Packing List For Mongolia Winter Layers form a major part of a packing list for Mongolia for winter – specifically a 3-layer system based on wearing […]
January 7, 2022

Mongolia Packing List Summer

Mongolia Packing List Summer Mongolia is definitely not a pack-light destination but our biggest piece of advice is to try and pack light and smart, and […]
December 20, 2021
Small town life Mongolia

Experience Small Town Life In Mongolia

Experience Small Town Life In Mongolia Small towns in Mongolia often look bleak and unproductive and barely offer a hint at the flow of peoples and […]
December 12, 2021
Sacred ovoo at Khovsgol Nuur National Park

Mongolia’s Sacred Ovoos

Mongolia’s Sacred Ovoos Travel across the landscapes of Mongolia and you’ll frequently come across small mounds made up of rocks and stones. In the forest-steppe regions, […]
September 20, 2021
Book cover - On The Trail Of Genghis Khan

Mongolia Must-Reads: On The Trail of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope

Mongolia Must-Reads: On The Trail Of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope For the next book in our series of  Mongolia Must-Reads, we’re focusing on On The […]
August 5, 2021
Skateboarding in Mongolia

Skateboarding In Mongolia

Skateboarding In Mongolia Let’s start our post on skateboarding in Mongolia with a photo … As a visitor, it might seem slightly incongruous to see a […]

‘Our Community in Mongolia’ blog posts introduce you not only to the EL team but to the people we work with countrywide. We focus on creating local community partnerships that offer long-term support and that also allow us to showcase the diversity of skills and knowledge of Mongolian’s in the 21st Century.

May 4, 2022
Water To Go Logo

Helping To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics In Mongolia

Helping To Eliminate Single-Use Plastics In Mongolia It is easy to feel that companies in the travel and tourism sector have inflated claims about their ‘green’ […]
February 10, 2021
Milking yaks. Part of the typical Mongolian herding calendar

Ar Arvidjin Delgerekh Cooperative Mongolia

Ar Arvidjin Delgerekh Cooperative Mongolia We work in long-term local community partnerships with two families in Arkhangai Aimag in Mongolia who are members of the Ar […]
March 8, 2020
Eternal Landscapes Mongolia trip assistants gathered for international women's day Mongolia

International Women’s Day (2020) In Mongolia

International Women’s Day (2020) In Mongolia March 8th is International Women’s Day in Mongolia and around the world. The focus of the 2020 campaign is #EachforEqual […]
March 5, 2020
The Lost Khulan In The Gobi - World Wildlife Day Mongolia

World Wildlife Day Mongolia

World Wildlife Day Mongolia On 20 December 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) proclaimed 3 March – the day of signature of the Convention on […]
January 7, 2020

Tree Planting Project In Mongolia

Tree Planting Project In Mongolia Here’s a little background into this post about a tree planting project in Mongolia. The country spans the major transition zone […]
September 25, 2019
The Eagle Huntress Mongolia

The Eagle Huntress (es) Of Mongolia

The Eagle Huntress (es) of Mongolia The famous Eagle Huntress of Mongolia is a Kazakh – Mongolia’s largest ethnic minority group representing 3-4% of Mongolia’s population […]

From The Archive

March 7, 2022
Demoiselle Crane Mongolia

Birds Of Mongolia

Birds Of Mongolia May 10th is World Migratory Bird Day. It’s probably not something that you have marked on your calendar but it was initiated in […]
March 7, 2022

Mongolia From The Air – Aerial Photos of Mongolia

Mongolia From The Air – Aerial Photos of Mongolia I have a confession to make. I can lose hours looking at aerial photography. The unique perspective […]
December 21, 2021

Mongolia’s Population

Mongolia’s Population – 3 Million And Counting Back in January 2015, Mongolia’s population hit 3 million. (As I update this blog post at the end of […]
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