A vast land with no fences and few roads and wonderfully hospitable nomadic culture, Mongolia beckons lovers of exhilarating adventure and untrammelled wilderness. An adventure tour to Mongolia embraces the expanses of the Gobi Desert, Siberian taiga (forests), steppes, snow-capped mountains, dramatic gorges and frozen tundra.
Mongolia must see & do
1Naadam, the wild summer sports festival of Ulaanbaatar
2Horseride across the steppes and stay in traditional yurts
3The alpine lake of Khovsgol Nuur
4The monastery of Amarbayasgalan at Khiid
5The volcanic crater of Uran Uul
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Cities & Places in Mongolia
Here you can gallop on horseback over the open steppe, camp with nomad families in richly decorated ger (yurts) and step back in time to a simpler way of life. However, Mongolia has changed since the days of Genghis Khan and his fearsome hordes of warriors and in the capital, Ulaanbaatar you'll find internet cafes and cocktail bars.
- Naadam - The summer sports festival
- Trekking in the Darkhad Depression
- Ride a Hirse by the alpine lake of Khovsgol Nuur
- Amarbayasgalant Khiid Monsatery
- The Grasslands of Dornod Mongol Strictly Protected Area
There's also the Naadam, the famous summer sports festival that attracts thousands of visitors to Ulaanbaatar, rock and cave pictures from the late Bronze Age and early Iron Age, Buddhist temples, mysterious ruins and rare wildlife, including the snow leopard, Gobi bear, elk and wild horses.
Then there's throat singers, colourful folk dances and all the wonders of nature, from trekking to reindeer herding camps in the Darkhad Depression, horse treks from the alpine lake of Khovsgol Nuur, the stunning monastery of Amarbayasgalant Khiid and the grasslands of Dornod Mongol Strictly Protected Area populated by herds of bounding gazelle.
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