There are three ways from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing. By plane, by international train and third travel junky deluxe itinerary for no more than $50. Check out how to organize the last one.
That’s that big piece of steppes between Siberia and China. You can find there a few ponies and packs of wild dogs. In some resources you can read about Mongolians too. That’s where we visited eco-post-librarian in his cozy yurt.
|Electric socket type
|Mostly Type C ~220V (Europe, Asia)
|for a cheap room, for a dinner, for a bus ticket.
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Just an hour walk from Ulaanbaatar center, Zaisan Hill is the best place to rest from dust and noise of the city. Short trip on the top will reward you with breathtaking view on Mongolian plateau. Where? South from city…
There are several theaters in Ulaanbaatar, that perform shows with traditional Mongolian music and dance, but one at Tumen Ekh is simply the best.
Winter Palace is the only from four palaces, that belonged to Bogd Khan, the last Jebtsundamba in Mongolia. It was build in 1903 together with six adjacent temples. Once converted to museum, it presents everyday objects of last living buddha…
Honestly, if you’re not a paleontologist junky — don’t go. Otherwise you will waste your precious time and money. What Museum of Natural History in Ulaanbaatar can offer you are grotesquely stuffed animals and a few showcases, that look like…
For Mongolian Buddhists Gandan Monastery is like Lourdes for Catholics. It was established in XIX century and served as a tomb for numerous Jebtsundambas, spiritual and civil leaders of Mongolia, also known as living buddhas. But even possessing such title…
There is nothing further from nomad’s nature than modern city made of steel and concrete walls. It stifles the Mongolian soul. The one that keeps them moving from one place to another. One day or another they simply had to…
Are you tired of the city? Try other places close to Ulaanbaatar: Bogd Khan Mountain Bogd Khan Mountain is a holy place for Mongolians. It’s just 10 km south from Ulaanbaatar and it’s perfect for hiking. The peak is 2261…
Are you pissed off wasting your time in a traffic jam? Or watching idiots driving wrong-way, when you are the only, who knows the right direction? There is one ultimate solution for you — move to Mongolia. Heal your nerves…