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 … as part of our ‘be part of a bigger travel philosophy’ Crowdfunding campaign, we are creating a series of free virtual tours introducing you to our Mongolia. As you can’t currently travel to Mongolia, we will bring Mongolia to you. 

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

November 12, 2019
Some of our female Mongolia trip assistants. Meet them on our Mongolia female only tour experience

Our Mongolia Female Only Tour Experience

Our Mongolia Female Only Tour Experience Do a Google search for ‘solo female travel’ and 206,000,000 results (as of November 2019) pop up.  Trekksoft (the online […]
October 18, 2019

Mongolia Winter Trip – Orkhon River Valley

Mongolia Winter Trip – Orkhon River Valley If you’re considering a Mongolia winter trip then think about visiting Mongolia’s Orkhon River Valley – located near the […]
September 25, 2019
At one of Mongolia's Eagle Festivals

Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals

Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals focus on promoting Kazakh culture and the tradition of hunting with eagles. Although the most well-known ones take place in […]
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 […]

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.

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 […]
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 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 […]

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.

September 25, 2019
At one of Mongolia's Eagle Festivals

Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals

Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals Mongolia’s Eagle Festivals focus on promoting Kazakh culture and the tradition of hunting with eagles. Although the most well-known ones take place in […]
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 […]
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 […]

‘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.

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

 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 […]
November 24, 2017

Alternatives to Black Friday – Mongolia

Alternatives to Black Friday – Mongolia Today is Black Friday – synonymous with consumerism and excess. Yes, there is nothing wrong with making a profit responsibly […]
June 20, 2017

Weather In Mongolia – Embrace The Rain

Weather In Mongolia Ulaanbaatar today has received approximately … well, I don’t know as I can’t find any statistics. However, it has been raining almost continually […]
January 6, 2016

New Year, New Travel Experiences!

The New Year has been celebrated around the world, including in Mongolia. From 9pm through to the early morning,  music and entertainment was provided in a public […]
December 13, 2015

Winter Postcards From Mongolia – Part Two – (Christmas) Gift Ideas

Just in case you’re planning on visiting Mongolia anytime between now and the beginning of spring, these ‘winter postcards from Mongolia’ that I (Jess) will be […]

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January 17, 2017

The Fearless Furgon – Mongolia’s Ultimate 4×4

Here’s my guide to the ultimate off-road vehicle in Mongolia – an ode to the  fearless Furgon! Yes, an entire blog post devoted to the Russian […]
January 1, 2017

Thank you 2016 for what has been a remarkable year

As 2017 arrives on our doorstep, what better way to say goodbye to the old one than with a review of a few of our 2016 […]
December 13, 2016

Photo Diary – 2016

Here are some images from our 2016 adventures to help inspire you for 2017.  Our website was down when I put these together in a slight […]
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