WILDLIFE

WILDLIFE

The varied natural conditions, the interior location, and the sparse human population of Mongolia all contribute to a rich and diverse wildlife that has attracted international attention and has commercial importance. Lying on the borders of several distinct zoogeog...

CULTURE

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 stock – goat, sheep, cattle (including yaks), came...

HISTORY

HISTORY

 A large number of ethnicities have inhabited Mongolia since prehistoric times. Most of these people were nomads who, from time to time, formed confederations that rose to prominence. The first of these, the Xiongnu, were brought together to form a confederation...

GEOGRAPHY

GEOGRAPHY

 Mongolian life and society have traditionally revolved around dealing with animals and Mongolia’s often harsh environment. In many places in northern Mongolia forests cover only the northern sides of the mountains. The Soviet Union made extensive maps of Mongo...

NATURE

NATURE

Topography: Mountains and rolling plateaus; vast semidesert and desert plains, 90 percent pasture or desert wasteland, less than 1 percent arable, 8 to 10 percent forested; mountains in north, west and southwest; Gobi, a vast desert in southeast; Selenge river syste...

CLIMATE

CLIMATE

Situated at high latitudes (between 41° and 52° N) and high elevations (averaging about 5,180 feet [1,580 metres]), Mongolia is far from the moderating influences of the ocean—at its nearest point some 435 miles (700 km) west of the Bo Hai (Gulf of Chihli). Conseque...

RELIGION

RELIGION

SHAMANISM Shamanism goes back in Mongolian history long before Chinggis Khan’s time, but it was Chinggis Khan that made it into such a fundamental part of the Mongolian tradition. At that time the Mongolians were worshipped “Hoh Tenger” (blue skies). According to th...

BLOG 1. MONGOLIA, REAL WINTER WONDERLAND

BLOG 1. MONGOLIA, 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...

WHY MONGOLIA

WHY 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 serenity, as the...

1 - 9 of ( 9 ) records