Feel the rhythm of Mongolia through its stunning landscapes, live unique moments
and be impressed by these intrepid riders who are the Mongols, worthy heirs of Genghis Khan
WHAT TO DO IN MONGOLIA?
In the deepest recess of the Asian steppe, there is a country, Mongolia, and in it its capital, Ulan Bator, one of the coldest cities in the world. Even so, the city highlights its Soviet architecture, adorned with Tibetan and Buddhist buildings. Its exoticism is well worth traveling to discover. Located in the middle of a valley and completely surrounded by beautiful mountains, it stands out, more than a kilometer above sea level, one of the coldest cities in the world.
The Altai massif or golden mountains, is a mountain range that extends into the territory of four countries: Russia, Mongolia, China and Kazakhstan. Plains in height (or highlands) desolate, forests that in autumn seem a palette of warm colors, and are reflected in the water. Turquoise rivers, endemic fauna and unique species such as the snow leopard, capable of living up to 6,000 meters above sea level. Ethnic groups and peoples who live almost disconnected from the world.
Erdene Zulu Monastery
ERDENE ZUU, THE SACRED INITIATION OF THE MONGOL EMPIRE
The Erdene Zuu monastery, located on the site of the capital of Gengis Khan, place whose name is “Karakorum”, also called Khara-Khorin or Horin Har, ancient capital of the Mongol Empire, whose ruins are on top of the river Orhon center-north of Mongolia.
Formerly considered “the most difficult land to live on the planet”, with huge dunes, sandstorms and lurking bandits, nowadays the Gobi desert is a dream destination for any traveler in the world. The Gobi desert is the largest in Asia, with an area of 1 300 000 km2, the fourth largest in the world, located between northwest China and southern Mongolia. Unlike the belief of many people, Gobi is not only sandy, but rather rocky with giant sand dunes.
Many travelers, have been seduced by the charms of Mongolia, it is a place hard to forget for those who visit it. The country was the center of several nomad empires, the famous Temujin (Genghis Khan) laid the foundations of an immense empire, which even today retains many vestiges of this golden age.
Its capital is Ulaanbaatar, this city has several tourist attractions, the Golden Buddha statue, the Choijin Lama Monastery, the Winter Palace and the Sukhbaatar Square where the parliament and a statue of Genghis Khan is located. In addition to numerous markets where to buy the typical crafts of the country.
MAP OF PLACES OF INTEREST
Desierto de gobi
Monasterio erdene zulú