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

October 11, 2018
One of the husky dogs used for dog sledding in Mongolia

Dog Sledding Mongolia

 Dog Sledding Mongolia You wouldn’t necessarily think of dog sledding in Mongolia.  The traditional breed of Mongolian dog (bankhar) has always played an important part of […]
September 28, 2018
A guest of Eternal Landscapes taking a walk in the immensity of the landscapes of western Mongolia.

Why We Offer Low Season Experiences In Mongolia

Why We Offer Low Season Experiences In Mongolia As part of our Responsible Tourism philosophy, we offer low season experiences in Mongolia. We are keen to […]
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 […]
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 24, 2018

Short Trip Ideas For Autumn In Mongolia

Short Trip Ideas For Autumn In Mongolia Autumn in Mongolia.  What can you expect? Well … Naturally, it’s a time of spectacular colour. There is also harvesting […]
July 15, 2018
Young jockeys heading for the finish line of one of Mongolia's horse racing competitions during the Naadam Festival

Mongolian Horse Racing – Your Introduction

Mongolian Horse Racing There’s horse racing. And then there’s Mongolian horse racing – specifically  the horse races of the Naadam Festival. Horse races in Mongolia are a test […]

Places To See In Mongolia

June 16, 2018
Two Mongolian Wild Ass (Khulan) in Mongolia's southern Gobi

Conservation And Research Expedition – Gobi Desert

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 2019 […]
May 20, 2018
A harem of wild Takhi / Przewalski horse (Equus przewalskii) grazing at Khustain Nuruu National Park in central Mongolia

Khustain Nuruu National Park – Mongolia

Khustain Nuruu National Park Khustain Nuruu National Park is one of three locations chosen for the re-introduction of the endemic Przewalski horse (Equus przewalskii)– the only wild […]
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 […]
March 24, 2018
Photo from our recent Mongolia winter tour to Khovsgol Ice Festival

Khovsgol Ice Festival Mongolia

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 […]
February 27, 2018
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.

Mongolia’s Winter Festivals

March in Mongolia. Read a little around the subject and you may start to think, ‘I’ll delay my visit until the summer.’ However, although the month […]
November 17, 2017

Hunting With Eagles In Mongolia – The Logistics

Hunting With Eagles In Mongolia – The Logistics Here’s a short task for you. Do a quick internet search for ‘hunting with eagles in Mongolia’ and […]

Learn About Mongolia

July 15, 2018
Young jockeys heading for the finish line of one of Mongolia's horse racing competitions during the Naadam Festival

Mongolian Horse Racing – Your Introduction

Mongolian Horse Racing There’s horse racing. And then there’s Mongolian horse racing – specifically  the horse races of the Naadam Festival. Horse races in Mongolia are a test […]
July 14, 2018
Archery at Mongolia's Naadam Festival

Your guide to Mongolian archery

Mongolian Archery Mongolian archery is one of the ‘three manly sports’ of Mongolia’s Naadam Festival. However, I feel that archery is the least understood of the […]
July 12, 2018
Mongolian wrestlers doing their famous 'eagle dance' prior to competing at the Mongolian wrestling competition

Your guide to Mongolian Wrestling

Mongolian Wrestling Naadam (Eriin Gurvan Naadam to give it its full title) is here. If you’ve heard of the Three Manly Games then you’ve heard of […]
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

Conservation And Research Expedition – Gobi Desert

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 2019 […]
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 […]

Our Community In Mongolia

April 22, 2018
'From small acorns.' Seedlings ready to be planted at the Gobi Oasis Tree Planting Project, in Mongolia's middle Gobi

Earth Day Mongolia – April 22nd 2018

 Earth Day Mongolia April 22nd is Earth Day. That’s great. What is it? Earth Day began in 1970 as a day to celebrate the planet and encourage […]
December 10, 2017

The Lost Khulan In The Gobi

A wonderful concept – a book written with children in mind to help educate about the protection and conservation of one of Mongolia’s key wildlife species   First […]

Ungategorized

September 10, 2017

Photo Essay: The Beauty Of Wild Mongolia

This summer we were joined by Swiss guest Deborah Furrer on a 19 day trip to Khovsgol Nuur National Park and the Darkhad Depression. These are […]
September 4, 2017

Life On The Steppe – Mongolian Dogs

Pick up a guide book to Mongolia and glance at the section on the culture. You’ll probably find that gers are (obviously) mentioned as are the […]
August 23, 2017

How To Horse Trek In Mongolia

Horses are a central part of the life and culture in Mongolia. And, in a country of great horse men and women what could be a […]
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