Travel to Mongolia


Our destination guide aims to give you all the information you need to have an amazing experience in this amazing country. Find affordable travel and backpacking ideas with advice for amazing things to do and how you can be more than just your average traveller. You can also get recommendations for budget travel tips, where to stay and advice how to stay safe.

Get inspired to visit Mongolia today!

  • Population: 2,800,000 (approx)
  • Capital: Ulaanbaatar (population 1,300,000 approx)
  • Currency: Togrog + Tugrik (MNT)
  • Area: 1.500 million km2
  • Language: Khalkha Mongol + Turkic + Russian
  • International Dialing Code +976


Top Reasons to Travel to Mongolia

  • Unique landscapes
  • See a different cutlure and way of life
  • Very cheap country to explore
  • See wildlife in their natural habitat


How to Get to Mongolia

Most international tourists arrive via air into the capital city Ulaanbaatar. You can also cross via land and rail.


Best Places to Visit in Mongolia 

Mongolia is different to probably anywhere else you have been in the world, you'll get photos to remind you of wonderful memories - this will be the most incredible experience of your life! Here are some places to add to your itinerary:

  • Ulaanbaatar 
  • Gobi desert
  • Khuvsgul lake
  • Terelj National Park
  • Altai 5 bogd
  • Karakorum-Erdenezuu
  • Orkhon valley
  • Khustai National Park
  • Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park
  • Tsagaan suwarga


Gap Year in Mongolia

Mongolia gap year

Looking to experience a different culture? Consider taking a gap year to Mongolia! There are lots of unique programs available to book all year round.


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