How to get to Mongolia?
• By air
The international air transport is operated by Mongolian Airlines (MIAT), Russian Aeroflot, Korean Airlines and Air China. Flights are available from such cities as
Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Moscow, and Berlin.
• By train
Trans Mongolian Railway operates since 1938 from Russian border via Ulaanbaatar to the Chinese border about 1,110 kilometers. This is very extraordinary way to explore Mongolia while you are travelling. Travellers can take the train from Moscow (or St Petersburg) or Beijing.
What is the main mother tongue?
The official language of Mongolia is Mongolian language. English, Russian and Korean are the most widely spoken foreign languages in the country.
How to get around?
Inside the city you can use taxi for transportation. There are many official taxi companies operating in Ulaanbaatar. You can travel by air to all 21 provinces of Mongolia. You can also travel by road, often by unpaved roads of countryside. Duration of the trip depends on mode of transport, condition of the road to the destination and weather conditions.
How about climate?
Mongolia has a harsh continental climate and four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter. The hottest month is July with +25’C as average and the coldest month is January from -15’C to -25’C. Climate is dry, average rainfall - 200-220 mm. Usually from November till late April it is snowing, May to June is spring and it is windy. July to September is summer, though it may rain during this period. September to November is autumn with cool but sunny days.
Which currency is accepted generally?
The Mongolian national currency is called Tugrik. US Dollars, Euros, British pounds can be exchanged into local currency in general everywhere. In the city the large hotels, restaurants and bars accept Deutsche Marks and Japanese Yens as well as major credit cards such as Visa, Amex, and Master Card etc.
How about medical services?
Medical services are available everywhere. All necessary expenses connected with any medical treatment have to be paid by the patient. As a matter of policy we advise tourists to avoid the consumable medicines.
How about food preference?
Main food of Mongolia varies from beef, mutton and noodles. In Ulaanbaatar International cuisine including vegetarian food can be made available, vegetarian restaurant can be found.