Mongolia vacations are ideal for travel enthusiast. It's a dream destination for nature admirers,history and culture explorers. Nothing could be more adventurous then travelling to a land that offers genuine nomadic experience and let you witness the hidden beauty.
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Mongolia vacations have become a travel dream of Photographers, Nature lovers, Explorers, History and Culture devotees. For an intrepid traveler, there can be nothing more thrilling and rejuvenating than having the chance to travel around, explore and witness the beauty of a destination untouched by tourism. Here you can have a genuine experience of simplest and nomadic lifestyle which is totally free from every bit of artificiality.
Almost all travelers say that once they reached Mongolia, they forgot their lifestyle and started feeling connected to Mongolian culture and lifestyle. Mongolia vacations will not only serve you with inspiring culture and lifestyle, but it also has vast landscapes, superior breeds of many animals, deserted areas with magnificent sand dunes, snowcapped mountains and free-flowing lakes.
Mongolia vacations will let you have many thrilling and super exciting experiences on one ticket. The cherry on top, Mongolia vacations are found to be very cost-efficient plus all the facilities are easily accessible.
What Mongolia Vacations Will Offer You?
Mongolia vacations will offer you loads of enjoyment and you will return to your homeland with a heart fully inspired with simple and nomadic life.
Moreover, you will have hundreds of amazing moments and a lot of amazing memories. What else a traveler expects…? You can have every variety of enjoyment that you might have experienced at the world’s top travel destinations.
Here are some highlights to help you plan Mongolia vacations depending on your interests and requirements.
Do not miss the Nadaam Festival
Naadam is a traditional festival in Mongolia and the term means "the three games of men.” The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing, and archery. The festival is held from 11th July to the 15th of July and is known as the biggest festival in the country. July is mid of summers in Mongolia so the weather is very pleasant and bloomy.
In the past, the participants of sports were used to be males only, but since the last ten years, females are participating in archery and horse racing. In 2010, the Naadam festival of Mongolia was emblazoned on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO.
The main focus and interest of the majority of Mongolians are for wrestling, archery and horse racing but to the make the celebration more entertaining, singing, dancing, performing arts and artwork exhibitions are also added. Along with it, you will see that all the participants wear creative and unique dresses that showcase their cultural connections with the land.
So you can double up the fun of your Mongolia vacation by attending Naadam Festival. It is a mix of multiple cultural and fun activities. This particular festival is known to be the heart of Mongolia vacations as it covers most of the art, sports and cultural domains belonging to the land of Mongolia.
Live a Nomadic Life and Stay in a Ger
Ger is a camp live living space constructed by local Mongolians. These camps are made from a drape and some and wood tied together on a circular frame with robes. These camps many are home to many Mongolians and have all the necessary products required to handle everyday activities. Living for two to three days in Ger is really fun as you get a chance to live the simplest and nomadic life.
Their camps are also are a good chance to have personal moments, couples really enjoy living in Ger. You can see the sparkling sky before closing your eyes to fall asleep. Ger is another popular feature of Mongolia vacations attraction and almost all the visitors claim to have a wonderful time in Ger.
A chance to visit places on a horse
The habitants of Mongolia travel through long routes on horses, as you are on their land and exploring their culture you should not miss the horse riding. Most tourists take small rides around the city of Ulaanbaatar which is not enough because the thrill begins when you ride a horse at Gorkhi-Terelj National Park and Bogdkhan Uul. Both locations are protected areas so you can try it out with family as well.
There are wonderful horse treks in Naiman Nuur, Khövsgöl Nuur, the Darkhad Valley, Khan Khentii, you can hire a jockey to help you out through treks and can ride on your own as well if you are trained to ride a horse. But it is recommended to keep local guides or jockey with you as they know the nature of animals and can save you from any odd situation. The horse breeds in Mongolia are not just like ordinary horses, they are big, have a bulky and back and run too fast. Their beauty is unexplainable and you will surely fell in love with the animal.
Ulaanbaatar Hub of Culture, Religion, Entertainment, and Trade
Ulaanbaatar word is a combination of two native language words which means "Red Hero." It is the capital of Mongolia and the biggest city, it is not counted in any province “aimag.” Almost 50 percent of the Mongolian population lives in Ulaanbaatar and it is located in the north of Mongolia.
The geographical location of this region makes it ideal for cultural and trade activities. It touches the Tuul River and known as the center of the Mongolian road network. It is also connected to and Trans-Siberian Railway in Russia and the Chinese railway system through rail route.
So visitors can easily plan a multi-destination tour while keeping Mongolia vacations on their list. The panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar is magnificent and modern. You can see buildings with lush green gardens, fountains and broad roads.
From a little distance from downtown, you can purify bad karma by turn a prayer`s wheel at Gandan Khiid. Zaisan Hill is also nearby and you can enjoy mountain climbing and bewildering natural beauty here.
The nightlife and eateries of Ulaanbaatar will spice up your Mongolia vacations. The hotels and restaurants serve mouthwatering native cuisine at low prices. You can also look for other world popular cuisines but the taste will not exactly the same as you find in your country.
Ulaanbaatar is also famous for Buddhism activities and is known as a religious hub of Mongolia. Must recommend places include Gandantegchilin Monastery which was built by the fifth Jebtsundamba Khutuktu (Dalai Lama). Other monasteries especially the ones linked with Mongolian Tibetan Buddhists are a fine piece of heritage, art and you can explore a lot of Buddhism aspects within a short period.