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.

April 7, 2019
Experience spring in Mongolia in the the Orkhon River Valley, Mongolia. This vast landscape is part of one of Mongolia's four UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Experience Spring In Mongolia

Experience Spring In Mongolia Spring in Mongolia is not typically a time of year promoted by companies although it is one of the most important times […]
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 […]
March 3, 2019
A Mongolian ger - Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia

Five Signs You’ve Fallen In Love With Mongolia Jess Signet is a travel blogger who spent some time in Mongolia and who loved it – ‘Mongolia is […]
February 21, 2019
Participant at Mongolia's Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival

Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival Mongolia’s Thousand Camel Festival is a yearly event – falling on the same date each year. Taking place on March 6th and […]
February 2, 2019
Sunrise on Tsagaan Sar - experience Mongolia's Lunar New Year on one of our Mongolia winter tours

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]
January 30, 2019

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year There’s a lot of articles and blog posts on the traditions surrounding Tsagaan Sar  – Mongolian Lunar New Year […]

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.

February 27, 2018
Sunrise on Tsagaan Sar - experience Mongolia's Lunar New Year on one of our Mongolia winter tours

Winter Festivals In Mongolia

Read a little around the subject of Mongolia’s wintertime temperatures and you may start to think, ‘I’ll delay my visit until the summer.’ However, although winter […]
October 26, 2017
The remote Baldan Bereeven Khiid Monastery. It is a tough drive to get here so don't just come for an hour. Stay a day and make the most of the tranquillity.

Mongolia’s National Parks and Nature Reserves

Mongolia’s National Parks and Nature Reserves Roughly 17% of Mongolia’s landmass has some form of national environmental protection. A further 10% has local protected area status. […]

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.

February 2, 2019
Sunrise on Tsagaan Sar - experience Mongolia's Lunar New Year on one of our Mongolia winter tours

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide

Tsagaan Sar – Your Guide Mongolian Lunar New Year is known as Tsagaan Sar (White Month). It is celebrated on the second new moon after the winter solstice and […]
January 30, 2019

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year

Tsagaan Sar – Mongolian Lunar New Year There’s a lot of articles and blog posts on the traditions surrounding Tsagaan Sar  – Mongolian Lunar New Year […]
January 10, 2019
The panoramic view from horseback during our Khoridol Saridag horse trek in Mongolia's Khovsgol Nuur National Park

Mongolia Trekking Tours – Our Philosophy

Mongolia Trekking Tours – Our Philosophy So a quick quiz for you. What do you think this diverse range of four Mongolians have in common?   […]
December 14, 2018
Traditional Kazakh horse games

Nauryz Festival Mongolia

Nauryz Festival Mongolia The Nauryz Festival is celebrated by Kazakhs throughout Mongolia. Nauryz translates into ‘new day’ –  March 21 is officially recognized as International Nauryz Day, […]
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 […]
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. Mongolia […]

‘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.

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February 3, 2017

48 Hours In Mongolia

Seriously? 48 hours in the world’s 19th largest country? For those travelling on the Trans-Mongolian this is sometimes the reality. Just what can you do? This […]
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 […]
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