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April 21, 2023
An image of a door at Erdene Zuu Monastery in Kharkhorin, Mongolia

Tövkhön Khiid Monastery

Tövkhön Khiid Monastery Tövkhön Khiid Monastery (also spelt Tovkhon and Tuvkhun) is on the border of Övörkhangai and Arkhangai provinces in the Central Heartland. It is […]
March 8, 2023

Chandmana Erdene – A Circular Approach To Tourism

Chandmana Erdene – A Circular Approach To Tourism I (Jess) founded Eternal Landscapes Mongolia in 2010, together with Turuu. Working in tourism never sat that easily […]
March 7, 2023
Eternal Landscapes Mongolia trip assistants gathered for international women's day Mongolia

International Women’s Day Mongolia

International Women’s Day Mongolia March 8th is International Women’s Day in Mongolia as it is around the world. But, how does International Women’s Day in Mongolia […]
January 13, 2023

Introducing Our Heroes Of Nature Eco Club

Introducing Our Heroes Of Nature Eco Club Although Mongolia is famous for its open spaces, 50% of its population lives in Ulaanbaatar – Mongolia’s crowded capital […]
January 3, 2023
Modern Ulaanbaatar

Our Ulaanbaatar Homestay Experience

Our Ulaanbaatar Homestay Experience Our Ulaanbaatar homestay experience is hosted by our Tuya – our brilliant manager and part of our team of  EL female trip assistants. She […]
December 12, 2022
Khogno Khan Nature Reserve Mongolia

Mongolia’s Khögnö Khan Nature Reserve

Mongolia’s Khögnö Khan Nature Reserve Often described by tour companies as the ‘mini-Gobi,’ Mongolia’s Khögnö Khan Nature Reserve (you’ll also see the name written as Khugnu […]
November 14, 2022
Mongolian dumplings being made by hand

Measuring Our Food Waste

Measuring Our Food Waste On a global scale, an estimated 17 percent of total global food production – approximately 931 million tons of food — ends […]
November 13, 2022

Toilets, Tourism And Mongolia

Toilets, Tourism, And Mongolia Toilets are always high on the list of travel stories and experiences – especially the ones involving a dropped passport out of […]
September 25, 2022
Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park Mongolia

Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park Mongolia

Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park Mongolia Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park, the largest national park in Mongolia, is situated in the southern part of the Gobi […]
September 7, 2022
Bactrian camels Mongolia

Mongolia’s Tea Road

Mongolia’s Tea Road Mongolia’s Tea Road is little known – especially compared to the (more) famous Silk Road. However, it was an important commercial route that […]
September 6, 2022
Mongolian Proverb

Mongolian Proverbs

Mongolian Proverbs Mongolia is the 19th largest country in the world, the second-largest landlocked country after Kazakhstan and the size of Western Europe. With a population […]
September 5, 2022
Furgon 4x4 van in Mongolia

Mongolian Superstitions – Don’t Go Star Gazing!

Mongolian Superstitions Prior to our guests arriving in Mongolia we encourage them to learn and understand some of Mongolia’s traditions and customs. We produce our own […]
August 21, 2022
Whooper Swans Mongolia

Gun Galuut Nature Reserve Mongolia

Gun Galuut Nature Reserve Mongolia The Gun Galuut Nature Reserve in Mongolia may only be 130km from Ulaanbaatar – Mongolia’s capital city – and it may […]
May 30, 2022
Our host Darsuren Amarbayasgalant Monastery Mongolia

Meet Darsuren Our Host At Amarbayasgalant

Meet Darsuren – Our Host At Amarbayasgalant  Life is frequently tough in Mongolia. And life got very tough for Darsuren when her husband who was a […]
May 26, 2022
Uuliin Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar

Uuliin Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar

Uuliin Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar Meet Ulziitogtokh Sodnomsenge – or Ulzii, as he is known – the founder and driving force behind the Uuliin Nuur Community Project […]
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’ […]
March 29, 2022
Gandan Monastery Ulaanbaatar

Gandan Monastery Mongolia

Gandan Monastery Gandan Monastery, located in Ulaanbaatar—the capital city of Mongolia—is the country’s principal monastery. Officially known as Gandantegchinlen, which roughly translates to “Place of Complete […]
March 7, 2022
Demoiselle Crane Mongolia

Birds Of Mongolia

Birds Of Mongolia – A Snapshot Our ‘A Snapshot’ series of posts offers a glimpse into the daily life, culture, and the natural beauty of Mongolia. […]
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 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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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