in almost any part of mongolia you will be able to ride a horse.mongols learn to ride before than to read!
Near the chinese border, entering Mongolia, the train goes through parts of the Gobi desert. It is a n endless desert of soil and stones, not particularly nice…
Visit the Chinggis brewery. They make very good beer german style. The chef /right) comes from germany and like to guide you around.
The countryside. Fly north-east in the Altai mountains, ride on horsback or walk. Its not that easy on altitudes of about 2400 - 2900 Meters but great.
I saw the Buddhist pray with their head against the shrines and tried the same.
Didn't help in whatever way. Only gave me some kind of buddhist headache
The Naadam in Ulan Bator is amazing! The opening ceremonies are really cool and the horse racing, which takes place outside the city, are a photographer's dream.
Almost every ger in mongolia has wondeful brodery in their rounded walls.The basic,orange furniture its also beautiful
this place used to be frozzen all year round, but due to global warming, there is ice only during winter
Many beautiful papier-mache masks to see inside the different temples.
As a collector of masks, I did buy one in Ulan Bator where they are very cheap and very colourful
More beautiful papier-mache masks to see.
Wouldn't you be afraid to attend a dance where such devils come to fright you off?
This is the Central Square in Ulan Bator where you have some good shops, internet facilities in the Post Office.
The famous Mongolian warrior gave his name to the immense, communist looking square
In the middle of the square is the statue of the famous Sukbataar, the cruel warrior who is now a national hero
Kharkhorin is the ancient capital of Mongolia, located a few hours by car from Ulan Bator. Kharkhorin is not a big city at all, but there is a buddhist monastery that is well worth a visit.
I stayed here for a couple of nights - the first and last night’s of my Mongolian tour. This 4-star...more
during my stay in UB I was completely cought of guard by this hotel. now they have a new fitness...more
Sukhbaatar Square 14, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Good for: Families
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