DID YOU KNOW?
Genghis Khan is considered the founding father of Mongolia, establishing his huge empire in just 25 years, the size was exceeded only by the British Empire in the 19th century!
Mongolia as a country is “outer Mongolia”. Inner Mongolia is still part of China as an autonomous region.
Shaking hands is a form of apology in Mongolia. Touching a Mongolian by accident will have the other person extending their hand.
Useful information to help you decide if Mongolia is the right destination for your event!
Recommended group size
10 - 50 pax
Chinggis Khaan International Airport (18 km to the southwest of Ulaanbaatar), is Mongolia’s only international airport.
Best time to visit
Avoid traveling on...
June - Sept where the weather is pleasant and the best season for the Gobi Desert Tour
Winter in Mongolia lasts about four months, from November to February. Temperatures are very low, they can reach -40 ° C. The spring, lasting until end of May, is still cold and often windy or rainy.
The Tugrik (MNT) is the local currency.Hardly any bank outside of Mongolia will stock Tugrik bills or even coins, so you'll have to change your money after arrival. ATMs are widely available. Credit cards are accepted in most hotels, restaurants and shops. Money changers are easily accessible and give better rates compared to hotels. US dollars are also accepted.
Experience the fascinating city of Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. From there, venture on the diverse sights that Mongolia has to offer – from snow-capped mountains to the fossil rich Gobi Desert. The pristine and serene landscape of Mongolia will leave you wanting more.
In the 1920s, fossilised dinosaur remains were found in the Gobi Desert, and it is regarded as the world’s biggest dinosaur fossil reserve, along with the first dinosaur eggs. Many dinosaur fossils still lie exposed today, so remember to glance down every now and then when you visit!
Mongolia is also home to the world’s oldest national park. Lying just South of Ulaanbaatar, the Bogd Khan National Park dates its origin to 1778 — it predates Yellowstone by over 100 years. Established by the Mongolian government in 1778, it was originally declared a park by Ming Dynasty officials in the 1500s, as an area to be kept off-limits, protected for its beauty and sacred nature.