Mongolia Travel Guides

The best tips and advice for visiting Mongolia in 2024, including up-to-date travel guides, packing tips, budgeting advice, and your most common Mongolia travel questions answered.

Mongolia is one of the most fascinating places to visit in the world because it has it all. A fascinating history filled with even more fascinating stories relating to it’s ancient rulers and khans, traditions that date back thousands of years, and some of the most beautiful scenery you’ll find anywhere in the world.

This up and coming country really is a place deserving of all the travel hype surrounding it, and now is the best time to visit.

I hope that my Mongolia travel blog not only helps you plan the perfect trip to Mongolia, but I also hope that they’ll show you a different side to this incredible country. One that I love calling home.

Mongolian Snuff Bottle

The Mongolian Snuff Bottle Explained

The Mongolian snuff bottle is an essential part of local culture, used in everyday greetings and for special occasions. We explain its history, what it’s made from, how to accept it from your host, and more.

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Mongolian Lunar New Year and Shambala Winter Tour 2025

Meet local families and spend Mongolian Lunar New Year learning the ancient traditions associated with this important holiday. Plus, travel to the Gobi Desert to Shambala and Khamariin Monastery to get a better understanding of Mongolian Buddhism, February 27–March 6, 2025.

Winter in Mongolia Travel

Winter in Mongolia: 7-Day Itinerary (+What to Budget)

With temperatures that drop below -30°C (-22°F), there are a few things you need to know about traveling to Mongolia during the winter season. Plus, I share my packing essentials to help you stay warm, even when it seems impossible.

Mongolia Horse Riding

Quick Guide to Horse Riding in Mongolia

Riding Mongolia’s semi-wild steeds can be the adventure of a lifetime. Read this quick guide to horse riding in Mongolia for things to know, riding advice, and more before booking your big horse riding adventure.

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How to Book the Best Mongolia Car Rental

Booking a car rental in Mongolia can be confusing. From what rental car insurance to trust, to what to expect when it comes to rental rates and vehicle options, we explain everything you need to know.

How Safe is Mongolia

Is Mongolia Safe?

Many travelers ask: is Mongolia safe? And while, for the most part the answer is yes, it’s one of the safest countries in Asia, there are still a few things travelers should be cautious of. But, hey, that’s travel.

Mongolia Lonely Planet

Your Mongolian Language Cheat Sheet

Learning how to speak Mongolian language is not easy. Whether you’re ordering food in the city or exploring the countryside, use this cheat sheet to help you get by.