Mongolia Travel Tools
We use a great mix of accommodation, transportation, and food from traditional to upmarket. Learn more about each of them in details listed below:
We provide high – qualified accommodations that are handpicked, assured with our permanently research, our experience and most crucial indication is based on feedback from the clients and Tripadvisor.
HOTEL IN ULAANBAATAR
Hotels in Ulaanbaatar are varied from AirBnB to 5star international chain hotels. We choose 3 to 5 star hotels depending on your preference.
HOTEL OUTSIDE ULAANBAATAR
Local hotels can be found mostly in big towns and used whenever we stay in town and for winter tours. The hotels are centrally located and best in the region although they are basic.
TOURIST GER CAMP
A special hotel in middle of nowhere is called Tourist Ger camp. The camp has 15-30 Gers (Traditional Mongolian house) built as temporarily/permanent basis for tourist season near the natural attractions. The Ger has 1-4 single beds or double bed with bedding provided. The camp has restaurant serving Mongolian and Western meals. Also bathroom with western-style toilet and shower facilities is located in a central building a few hundred feet from the Gers. We use excellent tourist Ger camps with standard service and facilities for our travel.
LUXURY GER CAMP
Luxury is having your own bathroom and shower in your Ger / Yurt so you don’t need to walk to the toilet in middle of the night. Some tourist camps made this luxury possible in their Gers that can called luxury camps. It is nice to have some of nights having your private bathroom during your journey. If you wish to upgrade your Ger with en-suite bathroom or exclusive facilities, feel free to request the availability and price.
TRADITIONAL NOMAD HOMESTAY
We have homestay with nomads including herders, eagle trainers and reindeer herders. They live in their traditional dwelling such as Ger, Kazakh Ger (bigger than Ger) and Teepee (round tent). With this homestay experiences, you will stay in your own traditional house next to the family while the host family will share their traditional lifestyle with you. Ger is a traditional dwelling; one room round tent made of a latticed wood structure covered with layers of felt and canvas, heated by a wood stove and furnished with wood-framed 1-4 beds. It is basic accommodation providing single beds (we provide sleeping bags), table for dining and sink for washing. Host family will cook Mongolian dishes mainly with beef / mutton, some vegetable and flour/pasta. The toilet is long drop and shower is not available.
HOMESTAY IN KHUSTAIN PARK
This is a private Ger (traditional house) camp built next to a nomad family. This homestay offers more comfortable stay as you will have access to private camp toilet /shower and standard bedding. The camp is located near Khustain national park as a pilot boutique Ger stay. You can stay with Ganchuluun’s family instead of tourist Ger camp in Khustain national park.
Tented camping is arranged for trekking & hiking tours in remote areas of Mongolia. We provide tents for 2-4 people, camping toilet, shower and kitchen facilities.
Food during the tour can be found many varieties of a typical meat-based dish with vegetable and rice/pasta/noodle and some fruits. Fresh veggies and fruits are rare to find. Fortunately, vegetarian foods are available and can be requested. Gluten-free diet can be catered such as some fruits, rice, vegetable and meat.
There are two domestic airlines called Hunnu and Aeromongolia that we use for air travel. The airplanes are turbo-prop aircraft Fokker 50 and ATR72. They operate domestic flights from Ulaanbaatar to Murun, Khovsgol Province, Ulgii, Bayan-Ulgii province, Ulaangom, Uvs province, Khovd province, Dalanzadgad, Uliastai, Choibalsan and Altai. The flights for 80 minutes up to 3 hours.
Road in Mongolia is tough and it requires excellent vehicles with experienced drivers. We ensure reliable and excellent vehicle including 4WD Land cruiser, Japanese mini-van and Russian van (only in remote areas).