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 … a focus on Nauryz – the Central Asian celebration of spring that falls on March 21st this year and is celebrated in Mongolia by our Kazakh team.

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

September 25, 2019
The Eagle Huntress Mongolia

The Eagle Huntress (es) Of Mongolia

The Eagle Huntress (es) of Mongolia The Eagle Huntress of Mongolia is a Kazakh – one of  Mongolia’s largest ethnic minority group representing 3-4% of Mongolia’s […]
September 17, 2019
Deer stones - experience them as part of our archaeological Mongolia day tour

Mongolia Day Tour – Spend a day with an archaeologist

Mongolia Day Tour – Spend a day with an archaeologist  The land of Mongolia only offers a hint at the flow of history, people and the […]
August 29, 2019
Reasons to visit Mongolia - sacred stone shrines on high passes

Reasons To Visit Mongolia

Reasons To Visit Mongolia Why visit Mongolia? I could provide a list of reasons to visit Mongolia …but I think it helps to understand the experience […]
August 25, 2019
Kazakh eagle hunter with eagle

Mongolia’s Kazakh Eagle Hunters

Mongolia’s Kazakh Eagle Hunters The Kazakhs are Mongolia’s largest ethnic minority group representing 3-4% of Mongolia’s population (Mongolia’s entire population is just over 3 million people). […]
August 25, 2019
A typical Mongolian ger out on the Mongolian steppe. In this image you can see the families working horses waiting to be ridden as well as the hand-made dairy products drying in the sun

The Mongolian Ger

The Mongolian Ger If there was a tick-list for experiences that travellers look for on their visit to Mongolia then sleeping in a Mongolian ger would […]
July 29, 2019
Batmonkh - master bow and arrow maker, Mongolia

Mongolia Day Trips – Archery Workshop

Mongolia Day Trips – Archery Workshop One day? What can you hope to experience on just one Mongolia day trip – a country the size of […]

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.

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-open […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
August 14, 2018
A close up of the Genghis Khan Statue, Mongolia

Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue – Mongolia

Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue – Mongolia Why this post about the  Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue? Because some of our guests ask about how authentic the experience […]
August 2, 2018
The town of Kharkhorin in central Mongolia with snow on the hilltops

Kharkhorin – Mongolia

Kharkhorin Located in Ovorkhangai Aimag in central Mongolia, Kharkhorin, on first glance, may not inspire. However, often towns in rural Mongolia look bleak and unproductive but […]

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.

August 25, 2019
A typical Mongolian ger out on the Mongolian steppe. In this image you can see the families working horses waiting to be ridden as well as the hand-made dairy products drying in the sun

The Mongolian Ger

The Mongolian Ger If there was a tick-list for experiences that travellers look for on their visit to Mongolia then sleeping in a Mongolian ger would […]
July 29, 2019
Batmonkh - master bow and arrow maker, Mongolia

Mongolia Day Trips – Archery Workshop

Mongolia Day Trips – Archery Workshop One day? What can you hope to experience on just one Mongolia day trip – a country the size of […]
June 30, 2019
Reindeer belonging to the Tsaatan reindeer herders of Mongolia

Mongolia’s Tsaatan Reindeer Herders

Mongolia’s Tsaatan Reindeer Herders Mongolia’s Tsaatan reindeer herders are located in the far north of Mongolia in the Darhad Depression – one of three parallel rift […]
June 7, 2019

Ulaanbaatar – Mongolia’s Capital City

Ulaanbaatar  – Mongolia’s Capital City Ulaanbaatar (UB) is a city I call home. It often divides visitors into two strong categories of love or hate…two opposing corners […]
May 11, 2019
Mongolia Family Tours

Mongolia Family Tours

Mongolia Family Tours Mongolia? With kids? Seriously? Yes! Wide open spaces. Freedom. Exploration. Adventure. Discovery. And yes, even a decent 3G network with affordable data for […]
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 […]

‘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.

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 […]
October 30, 2018

Our Annual Community National Park Clean Up

Our Annual Community National Park Clean Up True. It’s not the most eye-catching of subject titles. It’s difficult to try and ‘jazz’ it up. But, that’s […]
October 30, 2018

Nogoon Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar

Nogoon Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar Meet Ulzii – the founder and driving force behind the Nogoon Nuur Community Project Ulaanbaatar. As part of our responsible tourism […]
September 2, 2018
A herd of yaks in the Orkhon River Valley - part of our local travel experiences in Mongolia

Local Travel Experiences In Mongolia

Local Travel Experiences In Mongolia Meet Tomorbat. Tomorbat is the driving force of one of the  local travel experiences in Mongolia that we offer.   Tomorbat […]
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. Our […]
June 6, 2018
An image showcasing the partnership beteen Water-to-Go and Eternal Landscapes Mongolia

World Environment Day with Eternal Landscapes Mongolia

World Environment Day Mongolia Tuesday 5th June 2018 marks World Environment Day including in Mongolia . The hashtag is #beatplasticpollution. With the slogan, ‘if you can’t […]

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July 13, 2017
Archery at Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Mongolia’s Naadam Festival – 2017

If you’re reading about Mongolia then you have probably heard of Naadam. What surprises me is that people just see Naadam as the Three Manly Games. Naad means […]
June 20, 2017

The Weather In Mongolia – Embrace The Rain

Ulaanbaatar today has received approximately … well I don’t know as I can’t find any statistics. However, it has been raining almost continually for 24 hours now. It’s […]
June 1, 2017

International Children’s Day, June 1st, Mongolia

If you were in UB today and wondered why there was a descent of children into the main city centre … welcome to the celebration of […]
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