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Mongolians are fully aware of the unique beauty of their country. Ask locals and they will probably start gushing about the spectacular countryside, vast steppes, rugged mountains, clear lakes and abundant wildlife and livestock. It’s this true wilderness experience that many people find so appealing. Your travel tools in below with right information.

  • THE CLIMATE IN MONGOLIA

    If you planning to travel in Mongolia. It will depend on weather and climate. Mongolia is naturally have 4 season. These advices will help you to travel. The four seasons are very different, winter lasts from November to February, spring from March to mid-May, summer from mid-May till late August, and autumn is in September and October. The cold weather in north can last a month or two longer than the Gobi areas. So pack your woollens if you trotting here. Mongolia can experience four seasons in a day. With more than 260 sunny days a year, Mongolia is known as the 'Land of Blue Sky'. Mongolia experiences extreme continental clime; it is so far inland that no sea tempers its climate. As you travel in Mongolia, keep the climate in mind.

    SPRING TIME

    In spring when unpredictable weather creates snowstorms intermixed with spells of wind and sun, keep in mind that the wind-chill factor: a 10-knot wind can make 0°C feel like -5°C. The maximum rainfalls occur in the taiga areas beside the northern border, especially Khentii and Khovsgol. Only in summer does cloud-cover the sky. Humidity is generally zero and sunshine is intense.. Only in summer does cloud-cover the sky.

    SUMMER TIME

    Right time to travel is in mid-May. Early May can still see snowfall, especially in the north. June weather is good and usually dry throughout the central and southern regions. The mountains and northern areas can be cold. July is the time to see the Naadam Festival. This is also the peak tourist season. It's a decent time to look for travel partners and get out of the city. Gobi temperatures this month can rise up to excruciating 40°C.

    AUTUMN

    In the month of August there will be heavy rainfall in the northern and central areas. This weather fills up rivers and brings the lush green grass creating a picturesque view, but it can also swamp the roads with mud and attract mosquitoes. This is one of the best times to travel in Mongolia. September is another okay month. The cool weather brings respite to the Gobi and the varying colours in the forests in the north are beautiful. October is again cool and sees the occasional or rare snow bustle up north but is still fine for travel, especially in the Gobi desert. Weather patterns at this time are unpredictable. You never know one moment you're walking in a T-shirt, the next you need an overcoat and boots, and then you are back to T-shirts. The cold season is between November and February. Mongolians, especially nomads, contemplate March and April as the worst months. After the long winter, livestock will already be thin and a lack of rain brings about their death, causing financial and psychological adversity. If the spring is a harsh weather, staying with a nomad family at this time is not recommended.

    IN THE ULAANBAATAR

    Ulaanbaatar is considered the coldest capital city in the world. Temperatures can drastically start to drop below 0°C in late October, and cold biting temperature of to -30°C in January and February and remain below freezing till April. July to September is pleasant, but it can still turn cold. Mongolia is a holiday spot to plan with your friends and family.

  • HOW TO GET MONGOLIAN VISA?

    Visa is required for all, except citizens of the following countries. Visas are available from the Mongolian embassy in your country. If there is no Mongolia embassy in your country, one month visas can be obtained on the spot once you arrive at the airport or railway station. There will also be a visa fee of $53US. We will supply an official confirmation letter (by email or post) for your visa application once you book a travel service with us.

     

    Belarus, Brazil, Canada, Kazakhstan, Macao,USA –no need a visa for a visit not exceeding three months

    German, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Russia,Turkey - no need a visa for a visit not exceeding one month

    Philippines - no need a visa for a visit not exceeding three weeks

    Singapore ,Hong Kong- no need a visa for a visit not exceeding two weeks

    People's Republic of China, Vietnam, Bulgaria, Thailand, Romania and Chile –who has diplomatic or official passport -no need a visa for a visit

    Laos, Yugoslavia, Czech, Slovak, Mexico -who has diplomatic or official passport -no need a visa for a visit not exceeding three months ·

    Hungary, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Republic of Korea - who has diplomatic or official passport -no need a visa for a visit not exceeding three month

    India –needs Mongolian visa without visa fee

    Cuba –no need a visa for a visit not exceeding one month Mongolian visas are issued by Mongolian Diplomatic Missions abroad or upon arrival at a special request. 

     

    THE FOLLOWING MATERIALS ARE REQUIRED TO OBTAIN MONGOLIAN VISA:

    -VALID PASSPORT

    -ONE PASSPORT SIZED PHOTO

    -APPLICATION FORM PDF (VISA APPLICATION FORM) (VISA APPLICATION FORM FOR TOURIST)

    -EITHER AN INVITATION OF THE RECEIVING ENTITY (STATE, GOVERNMENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION, BUSINESS ENTITY) OR AN OFFICIAL REQUEST OF THE SENDING COUNTRY AND THE ORGANIZATION.

    Or, for tourists wishing to stay over 30 days up to 90 days, a letter of invitation from a travel agency of Mongolia. Please let us know if you need a letter of invitation.

    Or, if you are traveling on a personal invitation of a citizen of Mongolia, an invitation approved by the Office of Immigration, Naturalization and Foreign Citizens of Mongolia, and applicant's written statement concerning his/her financial credibility to cover his/her stay in Mongolia.

    Or, for those passing Mongolia in transit, onward ticket and visa for next destination are required.

    Single entry-exit visa - US$25; for urgent service (within a working day) US$50; this kind of Visa is valid for three months from the date of issuing.

     

    Multiple entry-exit visa valid for six months - US$65; for urgent service (within a working day) US$130,

    Multiple entry-exit visa valid for one year - US$13 - US$130; for urgent service (within a working day) US$ 26

    Visa extension valid for one week - US$15; for urgent service (within a working day) US$30; US$2 per a day exceeding a week.

  • Getting to Mongolia

    How to get to Mongolia?

    Flight: There are several airlines doing direct flights into Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia from other cities, such as Beijing, Berlin, Frankfurt, Moscow, Tokyo, Seoul and Hong Kong. You can see Mongolian Airlines’ flight schedule (Mar to Oct) for your summer travelling to Mongolia.

     

    1. Beijing

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 224

     

    1,3,6

    PEK 09:30

    ULN 13:00

     

    28Mar-21Sep

    OM 223

    ULN 07:10

    PEK 08:25

    OM 224

     

    2,4,5,7

    PEK 21:10

    ULN 00:40 (+1)

     

    27Mar-20Sep

    OM 223

    ULN 18:55

    PEK 20:10

    OM 228

    2

    PEK 01:40

    ULN 05:10

     

    06June- 30Aug

    OM 227

    1

    ULN 23:25

    PEK 00:40 (+1)

    OM 228

    4

    PEK 01:40

    ULN 05:10

     

    06Jul- 01Sep

    OM 227

    3

    ULN 23:25

    PEK 00:40 (+1)

     

    2. Berlin

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 136

     

    3,6

    TXL 14:55

    ULN 07:35(+1)

     

    30Mar-21Sep

    OM 135

    ULN 10:15

    TXL 13:35

    OM 136

     

    5

    TXL 14:55

    ULN 07:35(+1)

     

    08July-26Aug

    OM 135

    ULN 10:20

    TXL 13:35

     

    Berlin- Moscow

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 136

     

    3

    TXL 14:55

    SVO 18:25

     

    30Mar-21Sep

    OM 135

    SVO 11:55

    TXL 13:35

    OM 136

     

    6

    TXL 14:55

    SVO 18:20

     

    02Apr-17Sep

    OM 135

    SVO 11:55

    TXL 13:35

    OM 136

     

    5

    TXL 14:55

    SVO 18:20

     

    08Jul-16Aug

    OM 135

    SVO 11:55

    TXL 13:35

     

    3. Frankfurt

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 138

     

    7

    FRA 15:05

    ULN 08:05 (+1)

     

    19Jun

    OM 137

    ULN 09:15

    FRA 13:00

    OM 138

     

    4

    FRA 14:30

    ULN 07:40 (+1)

     

    23Jun

    OM 137

    ULN 09:15

    FRA 13:00

    OM 138

     

    4, 7

    FRA 14:30

    ULN 06:00(+1)

     

    26Jun-04Sep

    OM 137

    ULN 11:00

    FRA 13:00

     

    4. Moscow

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 136

     

    3, 6

    SVO 19:25

    ULN 07:35(+1)

     

    30Mar-21Sep

    OM 135

    ULN 10:15

    SVO 10:55

    OM 136

     

    5

    SVO 19:25

    ULN 07:35(+1)

     

    08Jul-26Aug

    OM 135

    ULN 10:20

    SVO 11:00

     

    5. Tokyo

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 502

     

    1,3,5

    NRT 14:40

    ULN 20:10

     

    28Mar- 23Sep

    OM 501

    ULN 08:55

    NRT 13:40

    OM 502

     

    7

    NRT 14:40

    ULN 20:10

     

    05Jun-18Sep

    OM 501

    ULN 08:55

    NRT 13:40

    OM 502

     

    2

    NRT 14:40

    ULN 20:10

     

    05Jul- 30Aug

    OM 501

    ULN 08:55

    NRT 13:40

    OM 502

     

    6

    NRT 14:40

    ULN 20:10

     

    02Jul- 17Sep

    OM 501

    ULN 08:55

    NRT 13:40

    OM 502

     

    6

    NRT 20:30

    ULN 02:00 (+1)

     

    02Jul- 27Aug

    OM 501

    ULN 14:45

    NRT 19:30

     

    6. Seoul

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 302

     

    1,3,4,5,6,7

    ICN 14:20

    ULN 17:50

     

    27Mar- 23Sep

    OM 301

    ULN 09:45

    ICN 12:50

    OM 302

     

    2

    ICN 14:20

    ULN 17:50

     

    07Jun- 20Sep

    OM 301

    ULN 09:45

    ICN 12:50

    OM 306

     

    5,6,7

    ICN 23:55

    ULN 03:25 (+1)

     

    01Jul-28Aug

    OM 305

    ULN 19:20

    ICN 22:25

     

    7. Hong Kong

    Flight

    Date

    Departure/ time

    Arrival/ time

    Effective date

    OM 298

     

    2,4,7

    HKG 12:05

    ULN 17:45

     

    27Mar-22Sep

    OM 297

    ULN 07:25

    HKG 10:50

    OM 298

     

    5

    HKG 12:05

    ULN 17:45

     

    01Apr- 23Sep

    OM 297

    ULN 07:25

    HKG 10:50

    OM 2972

     

    1

    HKG 18:30

    ULN 00:10(+1)

     

    06Jun- 19Sep

    OM 2971

    ULN 14:00

    HKG 17:30

    Train: The Trans-Mongolian train from Moscow or Beijing makes a particularly exhilarating entry into the country.

  • Accommodation:

    We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be stay in a standard 3-5 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp (round felt tents used by nomadic herders) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 to 4 people per ger) in the countryside. Ger camps are usually open from May to October.


    Ulaanbaatar hotel:

    Ulaanbaatar hotel is first hotel in Ulaanbaatar, renewed in 2014 which is called Mongolian 5 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar. There are total 106 good furniture rooms. This hotel’s advantage is located in the central point of the city, surrounding Parliament house, Chinggis Khaan Monument, Opera Theatre, Central Tower, many restaurants and entertainments.

    Hotel Photo:

    Rates: UB hotel*****

     

     

     

    Room type

    Summer rate/April to Nov

    single/twin

    1.

    Standard single

    $77

    2.

    Standard twin

    $92 / $123

    3.

    1st class room

    $113/ $143

    4.

    Deluxe

    $169

    5.

    Suite

    $231

     

     

    • The above room rate includes breakfast, 10% VAT and internet
    • An additional 10% charge will be added on July 09-14.
    • Check in time 12.00pm and check out time is 11.00am
    • Rates are quoted in USD and valid till 01st of November
    • Extra bed will be charged USD 38, able to keep it in the deluxe and suite room
     

    Corporate hotel: Corporate is modern hotel in Ulaanbaatar, consisting 3 different chains in Ulaanbaatar. We are recommended you that Corporate 01 which is located in the city center.

    Hotel Photo:

    Rates:  Corporate hotel****

     

     

     

    Room type

    Summer rate/April to Nov

    single/twin

    1.

    Standard

    $131/ 169

    2.

    Apartment

    $146 / $200

    3.

    Deluxe

    $161/ $215

    4.

    Premium

    $554/ 654

     

     

    • The above room rate includes breakfast, 10% VAT and internet
    • An additional 10% charge will be added on July 09-14.
    • Check in time 12.00pm and check out time is 11.00am
    • Rates are quoted in USD and valid till 01st of January, 2017
    • Extra bed will be charged USD 26.
     

     

    Bayangol hotel: Bayangol hotel has 2 taller towers, there are many rooms. This hotel’s advantage is low rate than other 4 star hotels and located in the city center.

    Hotel Photo:

    Rates:  Bayangol hotel****

     

     

     

    Room type

    Summer rate/May to Oct

    single/twin

    1.

    Standard

    $115/ 149

    2.

    Superior

    $128 / $169

    3.

    Family room

    $169/ $210

    4.

    Business

    $164/ 205

    5

    Deluxe

    $190/ 231

     

     

    • The above room rate includes breakfast, 10% VAT and internet
    • An additional 10% charge will be added on July 09-14.
    • Check in time 13.00pm and check out time is 12.00am
    • Rates are quoted in USD and valid till Oct
    • Extra bed will be charged USD 54.
     

     

    Puma Imperial hotel: Puma Imperial hotel is located in the city center surrounding many entertainment places, clean and new hotel.

    Hotel Photo:

    Rates:  Puma Imperial hotel***

     

     

     

    Room type

    Summer rate/Apr to Oct 16

    single/twin

    1.

    Double B

    $87/ 108

    2.

    Twin

    $102 / $128

    3.

    Double A

    $113/ $133

    4.

    Deluxe

    $123/ 143

     

     

    • The above room rate includes breakfast, 10% VAT and internet
    • An additional 10% charge will be added on July 10-13.
    • Check in time 13.00pm and check out time is 12.00am
    • Rates are quoted in USD and valid till Oct 16
    • Extra bed will be charged USD 33.
     

     

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