Mongolia

Mongolia is a dramatic travel destination like no other. For those who make the journey, the rewards include spectacular and unspoilt scenery, fascinating history and the humble generosity of the Mongolian people.

From snowcapped peaks and high mountain passes to deep gorges and shimmering alpine lakes, Mongolia's biggest drawcard is its incredible natural beauty. Here you can trek through never-ending green grassy steppes, carpeted with wildflowers and dotted with Buddhist temples and nomadic settlements. You can explore pristine forests and traverse the expansive sandy undulations of the Gobi Desert, always under the brilliant blue skies that have earned Mongolia the name "The Land of Eternal Blue Sky".

Retrace the steps of ancient nomads by venturing out into Mongolia's breathtaking wilderness on foot, bike and horseback. Experience the daily pattern of nomadic life, and the famous Mongolian hospitality, by staying with a family in a traditional ger camp. Take a thrilling journey across Central Asia on the famous Trans Siberian Railway, and experience Mongolia's rich culture at the Naadam Festival, an ancient cultural spectacle that combines colourful costumes and performances with an exciting tournament of traditional sports.

World Expeditions' range of Mongolian adventures are tailored to give you a close encounter with the landscape, culture and people of this unique and magnetic place, no matter your age or inclination.


 

Authentic experiences

Featuring cultural and active elements, our Mongolian range of itineraries are desinged to provide you with the most authentic and realistic insight into the amazing landscape and population that is possible. The vast open spaces of Mongolia and the nomadic lifestyle of its people lend themselves perfectly to an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Ultimate value

Our extensive range of Mongolian adventures are competitively priced and original in the marketplace, resulting in exceptional value for money. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost, such as most meals, internal flights, private transportation and handpicked accommodation.

Experienced local guides

Our experienced leaders are passionate, personable and proud to show you their Mongolian home. Hailing from local communities, the guides are willing to go the extra mile to ensure you leave with only the best experiences and memories.


 

Cultural preservation

Prior to a trip, travellers receive information about Mongolian nomadic culture. We provide opportunities for travellers to interact with local people so that knowledge is shared and the culture is understood and appreciated.

Animal welfare focus

We hire horses and camels from local people who manage the care and welfare of the animals in line with our Animal Welfare Code of Conduct.

Minimal impact on nature

We take out all that we bring in, use solar energy to charge batteries, minimise water wastage, boil safe drinking water for travellers to fill their reusable water bottles and never use soap or chemicals near rivers and streams.


Hotels

In cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.

Inns

We use quality inns typically situated in natural environments. They are not luxury inns however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.

Camping

Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Ger camps

A ger is a circular felt tent used by nomadic people that is warm in winter and cool in summer providing a fantastic cultural experience.



A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.



Mongolia In the Footsteps of the Nomad with Tim Cope - by Maria Visconti
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