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Mongolia, most popularly associated with Genghis Khan and the Mongol empire, is a country evoking images of camels trekking through sweeping deserts and wild horses galloping through endless steppes under clear sunny skies. Less common are impressions of the high mountains and steep canyons that are also part of this near-mythical land. In a place where 30% of the population still follows a nomadic lifestyle, the breathtaking scenery serves as a grand backdrop to families of herdsmen who raise their animals, moving from region to region in search of food for their livestock. In more developed areas, such as the capital Ulaanbaatar, you can visit a number of natural history museums to learn more about Mongolia, or visit beautiful monasteries, such as the Gandantegchinlen Khiid Monastery or the Choijin Lama Monastary. The Erdene Zuu, Mongolia’s most important monastery, once housed 62 temples. Wild nature is also to be enjoyed in watching soaring falcons to powerful waterfalls and rapids.  Mongolia has vivid adventures and experiences for you to discover.
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Questions answered about visiting Mongolia
When is the best time of the year to go to Mongolia?
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Has anyone been at the National Park Terelj in Khan Khentii potected area in Mongolia? What it's like, and how do I get there?
Can you give me some info on the Dariganga people from mongolia
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Mongolia is a unique and fabulous country where the environment is still pristine in most parts. It is one of the few true wilderness left on earth. This is particularly true of Western Mongolia, which being far from the capital and difficult to access, sees very few tourists. Hence it is clean and almost completely free of rubbish and man has so far had very little impact on its environment. That said, it is obvious how quickly things can change, as more touristy parts of Mongolia, such as the north and central provinces, are clearly becoming affected by the ever increasing number of tourists visiting and leaving their rubbish behind. So please help preserve Mongolia's pristine environment by making sure that your rubbish is disposed of in a environmentally friendly way, using biodegradable products, washing well away from rivers, and burying your feces and not leaving your toilet paper behind.
We were truly shocked by the amount of rubbish we saw in central Mongolia compared to Western Mongolia where it was non-existent.
Camping is definitely the best way to enjoy Mongolia's incredible scenery, as you will be able to choose an idyllic camping spot every night, and you won't have to share it with anyone else. But staying in a ger can also be rewarding and must be done at least once.
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Ulaan Bator to świetna baza wypadowa do innych części kraju. Miasto samo w sobie jest również warte bliższego poznania. Stolica Mongolii bardzo się rozbudowuje i cały czas rozwija, zachodzące przemiany dostrzec można na każdym kroku. Obok nowoczesnych hoteli, na placach i wokół klasztoru Gandan, wciąż stoją jurty. Niektóre z nich to hotele lub jadłodajnie, gdzie napić się można kumysu.
Dla wielbicieli nocnych klubów i knajp znajdzie się sporo. Dla zainteresowanych sztuka czekają muzea i piękny klasztor Gandan, z kilkumetrową złotą rzeźbą Buddy. W Muzeum Archeologii obejrzeć można szczątki dinozaurów z pustyni Gobi. Na każdej ulicy znajdzie się kafejka internetowa, sporo jest banków, gdzie można wypłacić gotówke w karty. Noclegi są bardzo tanie: nocleg w pokoju 4-6 osobowym to kwestia 5-8 dolarów. Większość hoteli proponuje organizację wypraw w najbardziej odległe rejony kraju, z reguły po dobrej cenie.
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If you are planning on going to Mongolia and seeing the Naadam Festival, be aware that each province has its own festival going on. The advantage of going to a provincial festival rather than in Ulaan Bataar is that the festivals held there are usually much smaller, which means you can watch all the action from only a few metres away rather than from a distance in the huge stadium where it is held in UB. We saw the Naadam Festival in Kharkhorin and I must say that watching the wrestling so close up was thoroughly enjoyable! Make sure that you check the dates carefully before going, as the provincial festivals sometimes happen a few days before or after the UB one, which is held on the 11th and 12th of July each year.
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