Mongolia Group Tours & Short Stay holidays
Mongolia is a country blessed with breathtaking scenery, from pristine lakes, rugged mountains and the incredible Gobi Desert. Mongolia is bordered by Siberia in the north and China in the south and was first declared a Mongol Empire by Genghis Khan in 1206. One of the most wonderful events that takes place in July each year is the fascinating Naadam Festival, with people arriving from all over the country to participate.
Time -Mongolia is 2 hours behind Australian EST
Language – The official national language is Mongolian. Kalmyk, Kazakh, Buriat and Mandarin are also widely spoken.
Entry Requirements – Passports must be valid for six months beyond the length of stay. Visas are required for Australian travellers, the price of which is already included in the fully inclusive price of all our group tours for Australian passport holders (providing all applications are received by Wendy Wu Tours within the required visa processing time frame).
Naadam Festival – The Naadam Festival is held each year from 11 to 13 July. Accommodation can be extremely limited in Ulaanbaatar during this time, so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Ulaanbaatar is the capital of Mongolia and is located on the Tuul River with a backdrop of the Khairkhan Mountains. This town is steadily developing into a modernised city, whilst still maintaining its old world traditional hospitality.
Kharkhorin is Mongolia’s former capital and attracts many visitors for its intriguing history dating back to the 13th Century. Once the imperial capital ruled by Genghis Khan, Kharkhorin has one of the most ancient and impressive Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia, the Erdene Zuu Monastery.
The Gobi Desert is home to many of Mongolia’s renowned landscapes and consists of the largest sand dunes within Mongolia at Khongoryn Els. Discover the scenery at Eagle Valley, which is covered in metre-thick ice for the greater part of the year.
Khovsgol is a scenic area and is known for its wild mountains and alpine lakes. Lake Khovsgol is the deepest lake in Mongolia,
Mongolia Group Tours
Mongolia Short Stays
Private short stay packages for the independent traveller.
Images from Mongolia