Mongolia – the territory of ecological tourism

Far and not very developed in terms of tourism, the country of Mongolia has what to offer in terms of landscapes, wildlife and places with a rich history and culture. Outside of large cities, the Mongols continue to adhere to a traditional way of life, being eternal nomads. With one of the lowest densities of the population in the world, the country of Mongolia has extensive desert areas, colorful lakes and mountains, which are ideal for travelers who prefer ecological tourism.

The sights of Mongolia

The main desert and one of the attractions of Mongolia is the endless Gobi. Here you can see many local animals, such as wild camels, leopards, bears, as well as fossilized bones and dinosaur eggs. You can learn about the history and culture of the country in the Museum of the History of Ulan Bator, the Museum of Fine Arts of Zanzibar, the National Historical Museum and the Military Museum. The public library of Ulan Bator, which contains several unique manuscripts of the 11th century, is very interesting. Lovers of mountaineering can travel to the mountainous areas of the country where Gorky peak and peak Terelj are located. Tourists who prefer active rest, the country of Mongolia can offer fascinating foot routes and routes riding horses, camels, motorcycles.

The special area of ​​Mongolia is Khangai, which is known for its mineral healing sources. Here there are about 20. Several sources can be found in Khujirt, where you can see the ruins of the ancient city of Karakorum (Kharakhorum)-the great capital of the Mongol Empire of the 13th century.

National cuisine of Mongolia

Traditional Mongolian dishes can not do without beef and lamb, dairy products and, to a lesser extent, grain and vegetables. The most popular dish is fried lamb with yogurt. For breakfast, the Mongols drink tea, and for lunch and dinner, most often, beef or lamb with noodles is served. Rice and flour are the main products of nomads, and from dishes preference is given to cabbage rolls and meat pies.

Weather in Mongolia

The main characteristic of the climate of Mongolia is a large temperature amplitude. This is especially characteristic of the Gobi desert, where there are 50-degree frosts in winter, and in summer 40-degree heat.   The country of Mongolia rejoices in the most comfortable temperature in June-July, when thermometers show plus 22-27 degrees. The hottest in August – to plus 33, and the coldest in January – up to minus 20, in the afternoon, and minus 27, at night.