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. And get in touch with any questions you may have! The blog is divided into four sections – Experience, See, Learn, Community.

Experience Mongolia

April 25, 2019
A Mongolian yak herder battling the winter weather conditions

Mongolian Nomads’ Migration

Mongolian Nomads’ Migration There are approximately 165,000 herding households spread throughout the vastness of  Mongolia – a country the size of western Europe. Between them are […]
April 7, 2019
Experience spring in Mongolia in the the Orkhon River Valley, Mongolia. This vast landscape is part of one of Mongolia's four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Experience Spring In Mongolia

Experience Spring In Mongolia Spring in Mongolia is not typically a time of year promoted by companies although it is one of the most important times […]
March 15, 2019
Meet Halmira, Olgii Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia This was a chance encounter … one of the Kazakh eagle hunters we work with in Olgii, Western Mongolia told […]
March 3, 2019

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia Jess Signet is a travel blogger who spent some time in Mongolia and who loved it – ‘Mongolia is […]
February 21, 2019
Participant at Mongolia's Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival is a yearly event – falling on the same date each year. Taking place on March 6th and […]
February 2, 2019
There are two parts to sunrise on New Year's Day in Mongolia – sending out the old, and welcoming in the new. We brought several offerings with us: milk, rice, and juniper. First, while it’s still dark, you need to send out the old. And then as the sun rises, so you welcome in the new.

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]

Places To See In Mongolia

December 5, 2018

Mongolia Horse Sleigh Expedition – Khovsgol

Mongolia Horse Sleigh Expedition – Khovsgol When you think of Mongolia one of the first images that comes to mind might be that of the wide […]
November 28, 2018
One of the 'eternal' landscapes of Mongolia - gers in the central Khangai Mountains.

The (Eternal) Landscapes Of Mongolia

The (Eternal) Landscapes Of Mongolia When people ask me why did we choose the name Eternal Landscapes I typically show them a photograph. I don’t have […]
November 11, 2018
A young Kazakh boy in western Mongolia with a golden eagle that he uses for hunting in the winter

Hunting With Eagles – Mongolia

Hunting With Eagles – Mongolia Western Mongolia is dominated by the Altai Mountains physically and culturally. The Altai have functioned for thousands of years as a […]
September 17, 2018

Khentii Province – Eastern Mongolia

Khentii Province – Eastern Mongolia If you’re looking for solitude then Khentii Province in eastern Mongolia should come towards the top of your list. Due to the […]
August 26, 2018

Eagle Festivals In Mongolia

Eagle Festivals In Mongolia There are two eagle festivals in Mongolia that take place in the autumn in Bayan Ulgii Province in western Mongolia. Both are […]
August 22, 2018
Mongolia's Flaming Cliffs - also known as Bayanzag - in the southern Gobi Desert

Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs – Bayanzag

Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs – Bayanzag Mongolia’s Flaming Cliffs are located deep in the southern Gobi Desert (Omnogobi Province) and form part of the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan […]

Learn About Mongolia

April 7, 2019
Experience spring in Mongolia in the the Orkhon River Valley, Mongolia. This vast landscape is part of one of Mongolia's four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Experience Spring In Mongolia

Experience Spring In Mongolia Spring in Mongolia is not typically a time of year promoted by companies although it is one of the most important times […]
March 15, 2019
Meet Halmira, Olgii Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia

Meeting Halmira – Olgii, Western Mongolia This was a chance encounter … one of the Kazakh eagle hunters we work with in Olgii, Western Mongolia told […]
March 6, 2019
Celebrating International Women's Day in Mongolia

International Women’s Day In Mongolia

International Women’s Day In Mongolia March 8th is International Women’s Day in Mongolia. The focus of the 2019 campaign is #BalanceforBetter – a call-to-action for driving gender balance […]
March 3, 2019

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia Jess Signet is a travel blogger who spent some time in Mongolia and who loved it – ‘Mongolia is […]
February 21, 2019
Participant at Mongolia's Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival is a yearly event – falling on the same date each year. Taking place on March 6th and […]
February 2, 2019
There are two parts to sunrise on New Year's Day in Mongolia – sending out the old, and welcoming in the new. We brought several offerings with us: milk, rice, and juniper. First, while it’s still dark, you need to send out the old. And then as the sun rises, so you welcome in the new.

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]

Our Community In Mongolia

February 21, 2019
Participant at Mongolia's Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival is a yearly event – falling on the same date each year. Taking place on March 6th and […]
February 2, 2019
There are two parts to sunrise on New Year's Day in Mongolia – sending out the old, and welcoming in the new. We brought several offerings with us: milk, rice, and juniper. First, while it’s still dark, you need to send out the old. And then as the sun rises, so you welcome in the new.

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]
January 30, 2019

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year There’s a lot of articles and blog posts on the traditions surrounding Tsagaan Sar  – Mongolian Lunar New Year […]
January 10, 2019
The panoramic view from horseback during our Khoridol Saridag horse trek in Mongolia's Khovsgol Nuur National Park

Mongolia Trekking Tours – Our Philosophy

Mongolia Trekking Tours – Our Philosophy So a quick quiz for you. What do you think this diverse range of four Mongolians have in common?   […]
January 7, 2019

Modern Mongolian Nomads – Meet Naraa and Bujee

Modern Mongolian Nomads As part of our responsible tourism philosophy we focus on community based tourism – working directly with local people, rural families and communities – slowly […]
December 14, 2018

Nauryz Festival In Mongolia

Nauryz Festival In Mongolia The Nauryz Festival in Mongolia  is celebrated by Kazakhs throughout the country. Nauryz translates into ‘new day’ and falls on March 21st. […]

Ungategorized

November 24, 2017

Alternatives to Black Friday – Mongolia

Today is Black Friday – synonymous with consumerism and excess. Yes, most of us still have to work and there is nothing wrong with making a profit […]
October 26, 2017

Photo Essay: 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. Every September I offer our National […]
October 10, 2017

The Annual EL Mongolian National Park Clean Up

True. Not the most eye catching of subject titles. It’s difficult to try and ‘jazz’ it up. But, that’s what this post is about – the […]
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