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What You Should Know More About Mongolia
Mongolia generally receives extreme continental climate all year round. With more than two hundred and sixty sunny days in a year, Mongolia experiences three types of climate when the travelers can visit the location with ease and utter comfort:
You can travel to Mongolia by Air:
Mongolia, a landlocked region can be reached either by air or land. Genghis Khan International Airport (ULN) is one of those major international airports that is situated fifteen kilometers in the southwest direction of the capital, Ulaanbaatar. There are no direct flights to Mongolia. The below connection flights are available from India through:
The holder of Indian passport is required to apply for the Mongolian visa to the Mongolian embassy in New Delhi.
There are basic requirements to avail Mongolian visa:
The currency of Mongolia is Mongolian Tugrik. The big banks in the country practically offer all services that one can expect including exchanging of money. There are many exchange shops located in Mongolia.
Mongolia calls to be a perfect tourist destination for travelers who seek to blend or take a glimpse of the distinct nomadic and traditional culture. Must visit destination spots in Mongolia are as follows:
Mongolia is an awesome place to travel because of its fantastic landscapes and other worldliness. In Ulaanbaatar, you will find the capital stand in poised edge aligned between East and West direction. Here, tourism is still at an infancy stage in the country. Moreover, traveling to Mongolia is both challenging and exciting job. Most of the travel companies in Ulaanbaatar still face trouble with the web. But even after this shortcoming, the travelers don’t seem to deter from taking the trip set for a lifetime.
Following are the things you can do in Ulaanbaatar.
Generally, the food in Mongolia is influenced by extreme continental climate due to which the diet of the nomads primarily comprise of meat, dairy products and fat of animals. Spices along with vegetables are served but generally are in limits. Due to the rich retrospective history merged with China and Russia, the cuisine portrays an influential mix of both cultures.
Following are the must-try cuisines of Mongolia:
You must taste the Mongolian food from the following restaurants:
Few tourist prefers to travel Mongolia with an organized tour. Few of them share the expense incurred on hiring a jeep and few use general public transport to commute around Mongolia. The people who adapt to the Mongolian traveling ways generally find it rewarding because Mongolia delineates the cheapest way to travel to different places.
Travelling to the countryside:
The tourists take buses that go from Ulaanbaatar to all the provinces of Aimag centers. From the province of Aimag, the travelers wait for the van to be filled by others who are going to a sum center or district. If you wish to go to a tourist attraction spot that is not on the public route of transport, then the traveler will have to book a jeep or van to take him to a specific area.
Other public transport includes:
The travelers must be up to date with the vaccination routine while they travel to Mongolia.
- Travellers who are indulged in outdoor activities like camping, hiking, biking, adventure, traveling and caving. These activities can put them at risk for animal bites.
- The professional tourist who have visited Mongolia to work with or around various animals.
- Children must be vaccinated against rabies because they tend to play outdoors and on getting an animal bite, they fail to report.
The official language of Mongolia is Khalkha Mongolia which is spoken by 90% of the Mongolian population. It is also considered one of the official languages which are spoken in the People’s Republic of China or Inner Mongolia and has six million speakers all over the globe. Mongolian is a language spoken by most residents of Mongolia. The language has similarities with other Mongolian languages like the Bonan, Santa and Mongour which is spoken in Qinghai and Gansu, Khamnigan and Dagur are spoken in Greater Mongolia and Shira Yugur. The modified Cyrillic alphabets are used in the Mongolian language. English and Russia are the most foreign and popular Mongolian language.
Greetings in the Mongolian language are as follows:
Following are the shopping places in Mongolia for gift and specialty:
Following are the shops for art galleries:
Following are the shopping malls:
Following are the famous destination for hiking in Mongolia:
Mongolia is the least densely populated destination with numerous tradition, culture and beautiful sites to view. For the sake of providing a stepping stone, we have come up with ten must visit sites of Mongolia:
Following are the famous monasteries in Mongolia:
The largest in Asia and fourth largest in the globe, Gobi Desert stretches into the contemporary China and Mongolia expanding it harsh and densely located terrain over five lakh square miles. The Gobi Desert lies in the heart of Asia’s remotest area, in between Siberia which is in the north and the Tibetan Plateau which is in the south, exquisitely covering the southern platform of Mongolia. You can reach Gobi desert through specialized travel agencies. Booking through travel agency might cost a little but you can rest in peace that your tour to Gobi desert will be secure.
Mongolia is popular for the annual Golden Eagle Festival where the fanciers of eagle and trainers gather from far to show their Golden eagles and hunting skills. This event is generally held in the early October in the Bayan Olgii province situated in Mongolia.
Following are the best monasteries you must visit in Mongolia:
Thrillophilia solemnly believes that the travelers visiting Mongolia must not miss the opportunity to visit a nomadic family and explore their lively culture.
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