Ulaanbaatar is an enormous bustling city with and eclectic mix of commerce, traffic, nightlife, and bohemian culture. The contrasts within the city are immense and sights of Armani-suited businessmen and mohawked punks occur at every corner intertwined with nomads straight from the steppes.

The winters here are harsh and long, but when the spring arrives, the city bursts into life. This chaotic capital is a fascinating part of any Mongolian adventure and taking time to admire traditional theatre, sample international cuisine and party till three in the morning can all be enjoyed. This ever-changing city may be the biggest surprise of your Mongolian adventure.

Ulaanbaatar at a Glance

We all enjoy a good fact or two - here are a few useful ones about Ulaanbaatar:

time difference
13 hours
flight time
1.4 Million
Genghis Khan
famous landmark
local food
best time to visit

Popular Holidays to Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar offers a wealth of wonderful sights and experiences. What better way to explore them than on a Wendy Wu tour?

Mongolia and the Naadam Festival Tour

23 days from $10,880pp
  • Flaming Cliffs
  • Mount Khongo Khan
  • Volcanic Hot Springs of Tshenkher Jiguur
Trans Mongolian Journey Tour

19 days - please call for prices
  • Trans-Mongolian Express
  • Gobi Desert
  • Ger camps
  • Rare Przewalski horses
Ulaanbaatar City Stay Tour

4 days - please call for prices
  • Traditional Mongolian food
  • Winter Palace
  • Gandan Monastery

What the experts say

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