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

November 18, 2018
Mongolian gers in the snow. Notice the traditional 'ulzii' pattern on the nearest door - a symbol of protection and longevity.

Winter In Mongolia

Winter in Mongolia Winter is a quintessential Mongolian season. It is cold, very cold, but the cold is an important part of what makes Mongolia and […]
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 […]
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 […]
October 30, 2018

Meet Aisholpan – The Eagle Huntress

Meet Aisholpan – The Eagle Huntress   A major part of our responsible tourism philosophy is that we work directly with local families throughout Mongolia including […]
October 22, 2018

Mongolia Small Group Tours

 Mongolia Small Group Tours Our Mongolia small group tours are perfect for those looking to join a small group but who have an issue with organised […]
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 […]

Places To See In Mongolia

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

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 […]
October 30, 2018

Meet Aisholpan – The Eagle Huntress

Meet Aisholpan – The Eagle Huntress   A major part of our responsible tourism philosophy is that we work directly with local families throughout Mongolia including […]
September 10, 2018
A close up of the Genghis Khan Equestrian Statue at Tsonjin Boldog in Mongolia

Popular Questions About Mongolia

Popular Questions About Mongolia Why are the autumn eagle festivals so close together? What is the best time of year to visit Mongolia? What’s the currency […]
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 […]
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 […]

Our Community In Mongolia

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 […]
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

July 28, 2017
Local Mongolian men enjoying using the camera of one of our guests at the local Naadam Festival in Kharkhorin, central Mongolia

Mongolia Through A Lens

My brief guide to photography in Mongolia Am I a photographer? No. Do I take photographs? Mostly no. So why am I writing a post on […]
July 20, 2017

Wilderness Trails – Trekking In Mongolia

My brief guide to trekking in Mongolia. If you prefer glamping (one of the current ‘buzz’ words in travel) then read no further.  There is no mention of scatter […]
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 […]
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