Bactrian camel

Bactrian camel

The Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) is a large, even-toed ungulate native to the steppes of Central Asia. The Bactrian camel has two humps on its back, in contrast to the single-humped dromedary camel. Its population of two million exists mainly in the domesticat...

MONGOLIA IN BRIEF

MONGOLIA IN BRIEF

Culture Mongolia is well known for its nomadic traditions. The nomadic way of lifestyle is still practiced today in the rural areas of the country. Nomads follow a seasonal routine raising and breeding the five main types of livestock – goat, sheep, cattle (in...

Mongolian ger

Mongolian ger

A traditional yurt (from the Turkic languages) or ger (Mongolian) is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by nomads in the steppes of Central Asia. The stru...

Mongolian history

Mongolian history

Prehistory  Homo erectus possibly inhabited Mongolia as much as 800,000 years ago but fossils of Homo erectus have not yet been found in Mongolia. Stone tools have been found in the southern Gobi region, perhaps dating back as much as 800,000 years.&nbsp...

Museums in Ulaanbaatar

Museums in Ulaanbaatar

SIGHTSEEING IN ULAANBAATAR THE CENTRAL MUSEUM OF MONGOLIAN DINOSAURS The Central Museum of Mongolian Dinosaurs was established by 11th resolution of Mongolian Government on 12th of January, 2013. Since that time, it has been exhibiting findings and exhibition...

Gobi

Gobi

The Gobi Desert is a large desert region in Asia. It covers parts of northern and northwestern China, and of southern Mongolia. The desert basins of the Gobi are bounded by the Altai Mountains and the grassla...

Mongolian geographical location

Mongolian geographical location

Mongolia is located in Asia occupying 1,566,500 square kilometers. The frontiers are 8158 km, out of which 3485 km are with Russia Federation, and 4673 km run along the border with China. Landscape The average altitude is 1500 meters above sea level. The largest...

Lakes and rivers

Lakes and rivers

Though the annual precipitation is low, there are quite enough water resources fed by rain and snow falling in the high mountains. There are 3500 fresh water and salt lakes, 3811 rivers and streams and 187 glaciers in Mongolia. Wetlands, including marshlands, occupy...

Climate

Climate

Mongolia is located in the Northern Hemisphere temperature zone. Situated at an average altitude of 1500 m above sea level, separated from the oceans, surrounded by high mountain chains that are blocking the wet winds, Mongolia has an extreme continental climate. Win...

Flora and fauna

Flora and fauna

Mongolia is a sparsely populated country with a comparatively low developed industry. Therefore, its nature has not been severely influenced by human activities and in most parts of the country the nature is still pristine. Indigenous species of animals and plants ha...

Shamanism


There are no specially built places, religious books or even a divine being to associate with shamanism. The nomads must live in conformity with nature and environment, and shamanism, that which worships the spirit of earth and mother-nature, ideally fits their way o...

Mongolia, the real winter wonderland

Mongolia, the real winter wonderland

MONGOLIA – is a landlocked country between Russia and China, with distinctive yet incredible 4 seasons. While most travelers opt to visit Mongolia in warmer seasons, the winter period is an exceptionally beautiful time to experience an immense prairie and sumptuous Alpi...

5 BIGGEST REASONS TRAVEL TO MONGOLIA


5 BIGGEST REASONS TRAVEL TO MONGOLIAWestern MongoliaPhoto credits to Genco photographerFor those who are real adventurers, we, the Eyeland Travel Mongolia team introducing 5 biggest reasons travel to Mongolia in this blog.Terelj National Park1.  For the sereni...

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