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Hi! I'm looking for other people interested in taking tours of Mongolia any time during the dates I listed, June 3 - June 20. It could be either a one week or two week tour. I'm particularly interested in hiring out a driver and creating our own itinerary as that seems cheaper and more interesting, but I'm also open to other (budget friendly) suggestions.
My girlfriend is Indonesian and plan to apply visa Mongolia in Consulate of Mongolian in Jakarta
The consulate need letter of invitation that approved by MFA Mongolia in Ulan Batar
Can somebody inform how to get this letter without need to join expensive tour ? i browse that i can get from Zaya Hostel but i need to book room for minimum 3 nights (quite expensive and we dont plan to stay there )
here is the requirement :
Holder of indonesian passport should ask his/her host company/organization/tour operator based in Mongolia write... more »
I will be travelling solo in Mongolia from 20th June to 29th June. If anyone is interested in taking a Gobi tour at that time please get in touch!
Hi guys, girls... My name is Sabrina (29 y.o. girl from Iceland), arrived to Mongolia yesterday. Now staying at the Temujin Hostel... wanna go to horseback riding tour from tomorrow. I don't have phone so contact my hostel. Thanks.
Hi! I'm a Dutch cyclist that plans to enter Mongolia from the West this summer.
The problem I have is that I officially have to register within 7 days after arriving but that by bicycle I will never be able to reach Ulan Bataar in time cause of the distance.
Does anyone know if it's a big problem if I just don't register and show up in UB after maybe 20/25 days and then register? I don't know how strickt the Mongolians are in these situations, but since there's no other city (right?) where I can register my visa it's my only choice I guess. Hope someone can advice me!
Hi everyone, my partner and I are going to be in Mongolia for a few days and wanted to see if renting a car and doing a self drive is possible rather than doing a tour.
Tuesday August 27, 2013:
HKG to ULN: Depart 00:35 – Arrive 05:00 (Check into hotel and explore Ulaanbaatar)
Wednesday August 28, 2013:
Rent Car and Drive to Gorkhi-Terelj National park (stay in Ger Camp)
Thursday August 29, 2013:
Drive from Gorkhi-Terelj National park to Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve. (stay in Ger Camp)
Friday August 30, 2013:
Drive from Gun-Galuut Nature Reserve back to ULN
Saturday August 31, 2013:
ULN to PEK: Depart 06:20 - Arrive 08:20
Questions: I believe the roads are paved. Will there be places to get gas along the way? are car rentals pretty cheap?
My partner and I will be backpacking in 10 Asian countries and territories for approximately 18 months, starting this September, and we're looking to see if our cost estimates are practical.
For Mongolia, we're budgeting approximately $4250 AUD (6,200,000 MNT) for the both of us for 2 months starting in June or July which works out to around $75 (110,000 MNT) per day.
This includes transport, food, accommodation, sightseeing entry fees and basic shopping, though does not include visas or international trains/flights.
Essentially, we're not too fussy and happy to eat cheaply, sleep in very basic budget (but private i.e no dorms) accommodation and doing traditional homestays where ever possible, use public transport and probably go on one horse riding multi-day tour.
We'll also be doing the 'must see' attractions, as well as some long trekking and nature hiking wi... more »
Pasturised, or not, milk products.
We are a mature couple visiting Mongolia for a few days at end of May (as part of a longer trip). We are travelling independently. We have been advised by doctors to avoid unpasteurised milk, yogurt, cheese etc. Could someone please advise us if this is possible or is it out of the question. I have tried reading other's blogs and other info sites but have found no reference to this. We have not met this problem on other travels but it seems that Mongolian cuisine uses a lot of dairy products and probably most is unpasteurised.
Would be very grateful if anyone can give us any advice or info on this subject.
Otherwise we just enjoy what we find, as usual on our travels.
Debating a horse riding expedition in Mongolia given its the best way to perhaps see it. Planning a 10-12 dayer. And have so far come down to 2 guys:
Mongolia-Expeditions and StoneHorse Mongolia. Not found too many reviews on them though. Any updates? Anyone with a view point on a riding expedition here? Would be great to hear - planning July-August...
PS. love the idea of spending time with the Golden Eagles as well...
My husband and I are going to UB in July for the Naadam Festival. We are looking for advice on how to get Naadam tickets for 11th July. Any advice appreciated. Thanks.
I would like to know if it is possible to take a bus from Ulaanbaatar to Altai, and then from there move on to Khovd, or better, directly to Olgii. I would like to visit the Govi Altai Naadam before going to the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. Lonely Planet writes that it is very difficult to travel to the West from Altai though. Did anybody here try it and could give some advice?
I went to Mongolia a few days ago with Travel Gobi Mongolia and just came back from my 20 days trip in spring. I think that I was there a first tourist in season 2013.
I chose the company partially because it was owned by a Mongolian. We had an amazing trip and they gave us excellent customer service. I would recommend them to anyone, and we are always longing to go back. Their offered prices of the BIG LOOP tour was very reasonable while others offered doubled or much higher prices.
We found Mongolia to be very geographically different in different regions. The Gobi desert in the South was radically different than the lake in the North near Siberia - and different than the vast plains in the middle of the country. We didn't even make it yet to the Mountains in the West.
Tremendously warm people. Fascinating museums and culture in Ulaan Bataar, including UB Opera House ... more »
I will apply for the Indian Tourist Visa while I am in Ulaanbaatar, which will take about 7 days. During this time, will I be able to go anywhere outside of UB? I heard you need the passport even to buy bus tickets. Can I simply take a passport copy with me for those 7 days?
will stay for Naadam in UB and want to see Kharkhorin, Erdene, Khövgöl Lake and Western Mongolia after Naadam.
Found on the website from Khongor a 28 days trip which looks very interessting.
Anyone has information/expirience with the company?
In the week before Nadaam I would like to do a Gobi Tour.
Checking Golden Gobi and UB Guest House.
Same questions as for Khongor Tours.
If someone is interessted in the same trips contact me.
Arrive in UB on 27.6.
I'd love to see Khongoryn Els, Yol Am, Bayanzag in June but only have 3 (potentially 4 if I don't go to Khustai National Park) days? I'm happy to fly as part of the trip.
Is this possible? If so any recomendations on companies to go with (that would organise flights).
Thanks for any feedback/help,
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