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.

For our in ‘The Spotlight’  this week we have chosen to highlight films and books that promote Mongolian culture, history or geography.  

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

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 are community-developed cultural festivals that were developed to promote Kazakh culture, preserve the tradition of hunting with eagles, and bring […]
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 […]
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 […]
July 7, 2019
During a yak cart trek in Mongolia

Yak Cart Trek Mongolia

Yak Cart Trek Mongolia A yak cart trek in Mongolia gives you the option to slow right down. It’s also a consideration for those with accessibility […]

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.

October 8, 2013
Furgon van at Otgon Tenger Mountain

Otgon Tenger Mountain Mongolia

Otgon Tenger Mountain Mongolia Otgon Tenger Mountain is the highest mountain in Mongolia’s central Khangai Range – with its permanent snow-capped peak, it is said to […]

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.

November 27, 2019
The Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue in Mongolia. It is 131ft high!

Chinggis Khan’s Birthday

Chinggis Khan’s Birthday Chinggis Khan (or Genghis Khan as we call him in in the west) is known to have been born around 1162. The year is […]
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 […]
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 […]
November 11, 2018

Guidebook to Mongolia

Guidebook To Mongolia It’s remarkable where a chance encounter can lead isn’t it? In this case, to the publication of our interactive guidebook to Mongolia. 2021 […]
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 […]
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 […]

‘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.

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 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

 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 […]
March 28, 2018
A woman preparing samples at the Mongolian Quilting Centre

Mongolia One Day Tours – Mongolian Quilting Centre

Mongolian Quilting Centre The Mongolian Quilting Centre (https://www.facebook.com/MongolianQuiltingCenter) is known more formally as the Shine Zamnal (New Way Life NGO) was established in 2005 to make […]

From The Archive

November 23, 2016

Mongolia – The Ultimate Star Gazing Destination?!

Experiencing the night skies of Mongolia – one of the best experiences you can have …as long as the weather behaves! Did you know that no […]
November 7, 2016

In Search Of That More Local Experience…Travel Tips For Mongolia

The World Travel Market London is currently taking place in London spread over three days. The focus is networking as well as discovering the latest industry opinion and trends. One focus is sustainability […]
October 1, 2016

In The Land Of The Gods – Mongolia’s Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Mongolia is one of the highest countries in the world. Did you know that? Over 80% of the country is over 1000m. The whole region was […]
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