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.

This week … as part of our ‘be part of a bigger travel philosophy’ Crowdfunding campaign, we are creating a series of free virtual tours introducing you to our Mongolia. As you can’t currently travel to Mongolia, we will bring Mongolia to you. 

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

June 27, 2018
Mongolian gers in the wide open steppe landscape of Mongolia. This is the real Mongolia.

Your quick guide to the real Mongolia

 The Real Mongolia Here at EL, my team are Mongolian. From east, west, north and south. From the Gobi Desert, from the flat eastern grasslands, from […]
June 16, 2018
Two Mongolian Wild Ass (Khulan) in Mongolia's southern Gobi

Mongolian Conservation And Research Expedition

Mongolian Conservation and Research Expedition Experience Mongolia differently on our Mongolian conservation and research expedition – in collaboration with the Mongolian Association Goviin Khulan NGO. We’re […]
June 11, 2018

How would you spend one day in Mongolia?

One Day In Mongolia Whilst we’d always advise anyone going to Mongolia to spend far more than one day in Mongolia, if 24 hours is all […]
May 30, 2018

Be Part Of Our Untamed Mongolia Small Group Adventure

Untamed Mongolia Small Group Tour What are you doing in June or July? Looking for something just that little bit different? It’s our Untamed Mongolia small […]
May 21, 2018
The Khoridol Saridag Mountains and western shoreline provide a backdrop to the frozen lake surfaces of Khovsgol Nuur. Notice the traditional and WARM (!) coats modelled by Turuu and Bataa. These are hand made for Eternal Landscapes.

Mongolian Winter Tour Experiences

Mongolian Winter Tour Experiences The chances are you’ve heard about Mongolia’s reputation of being incredibly cold during winter, and I can definitely confirm that the rumours […]
May 11, 2018

Discover Mongolia’s Middle Gobi

Discover Mongolia’s Middle Gobi Why discover Mongolia’s Middle Gobi? Well. There are many places in Mongolia to visit  but the landscapes of the middle Gobi remain my […]

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.

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.

May 7, 2018
Batmonk - a master bow and arrow maker standing in his workshp, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

One Day Tours – Experience Local Mongolia

Experience Local Mongolia One day? What can you hope to experience in one day? I suggest you ditch the guidebook and the recommended highlights and choose […]
March 24, 2018
Photo from one of our recent Mongolia winter tours to Khovsgol Ice Festival

Khovsgol Ice Festival

The Khovsgol Ice Festival takes place on March 3rd and 4th in northern Mongolia. Khovsgol is short for Khovsgol Nuur National Park located in Khovsgol Province. Probably […]
March 7, 2018
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Top Facts About Mongolia

Top Facts About Mongolia What do you think the top facts about Mongolia are? Here’s one – Mongolian women were able to vote in 1924,  – that’s ahead of […]
February 27, 2018
Sunrise on Tsagaan Sar - experience Mongolia's Lunar New Year on one of our Mongolia winter tours

Winter Festivals In Mongolia

Read a little around the subject of Mongolia’s wintertime temperatures and you may start to think, ‘I’ll delay my visit until the summer.’ However, although winter […]
January 23, 2018
On top of the world at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Not a generic tourist ger camp in sight.

Short Winter Tour Ideas Mongolia

Are you planning on a winter trip on the Trans Siberian / Mongolian train line this winter or next? Most companies will send you off to […]
October 26, 2017
The remote Baldan Bereeven Khiid Monastery. It is a tough drive to get here so don't just come for an hour. Stay a day and make the most of the tranquillity.

Mongolia’s National Parks and Nature Reserves

Mongolia’s National Parks and Nature Reserves Roughly 17% of Mongolia’s landmass has some form of national environmental protection. A further 10% has local protected area status. […]

‘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.

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March 15, 2016

Mongolia Winter Trip – Khovsgol On Ice Review

Interested in a winter based trip to Mongolia? This post might inspire! It includes images from our February 23rd – March 5th, Khovsgol On Ice winter […]
March 4, 2016

Armchair Wanderlust – Books On Expeditions To Mongolia

You may or may not know that March 3rd is World Book Day. It’s designated by UNESCO and is considered a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and […]
February 18, 2016

Mongolia From The Air – Magnificent Aerial Photos of A Magnificent Country

I have a confession to make. I can lose hours looking at aerial photography. The unique perspective it gives. The way the world feels different when […]
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