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Things to Do in Kharkhorin (Karakorum)
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
The town of Kharkhorin is a wonderful place for travelers to escape to while visiting Mongolia. Centrally located in the country, Kharkhorin is easily accessible from Ulaanbaatar, the common point of entry for international tourists, but far enough away that you’ll get a true Mongolian countryside experience. And from the mini Naadam Festival to the ancient ruins of Karakoram, you’ll never be bored out in the province of Uvurkhangai. There are plenty of things to do in Kharkhorin, and it’s never easy to pick and choose the best activities when you’re new to the area. So we’ve uncovered the most unique and fun attractions in Kharkhorin to help you have an incredible experience during your visit.
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DAIRY HEAVEN ON EARTH
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
If you are a big fan of dairy products, then Mongolia is for you! For over thousands of years, Mongolian nomads have developed many different ways to process the milk into very unique dairy products. It is estimated that Mongolian nomads make about 150 different types of dairy products, including cheese, yogurt, curd, fermented drinks and many more. Cows, yaks, and mares are the main source of dairy products but depending on the region, goat, sheep and camel milks are used as well. Dairy production can last from mid-April till October as the livestock usually dry off by October when food becomes scarce.
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Top Emerging Destination: Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Everybody, especially avid travelers might know about Wanderlust Travel Magazine – a British travel magazine covering adventurous, cultural and special interest travel. Recently, at the end of the 2013, Wanderlust Travel Magazine announced “Wanderlust Readers’ Travel Award 2014”. The Reason why we’re talking about this award was Mongolia has been named as the "Top emerging destination" at the Wanderlust Travel Awards 2014. Find out why, and start dreaming about your Mongolia travel - we are here to guide you!
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Selena Travel successfully exhibits at the World Travel Market 2011 In London, UK
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Selena Travel exhibited successfully at the world's biggest B2B travel and tourism fair WORLD TRAVEL MARKET on November on 7-10, 2011 at ExCel, London, UK. It was the first time that Selena Travel is exhibiting at this biggest tourism fair, and the company representatives and Christine and Margaret from the UK (post clients) who generously shared their Mongolia travel experience.
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How to Travel to Mongolia?
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
There are a few ways to visit Mongolia, but leave your boats at home. Mongolia is a landlocked country in Central Asia, so unless you plan on transporting it over land, you’re going to have a hard time. The two main options are overland routes or taking a flight. That doesn’t mean that getting here has to be a slog. Here are some Mongolian travel tips to help you have a pleasant journey.  
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10 Facts about Mongolia based on real experience
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Grace Jacobsen is a successful blogger on wordres shttps://itsgracejacobsen.wordpress.com/ mostly write about facts, things that she experienced in her life. Recently she posted ab article on her blog about “10 facts people should know about Mongolia” based on her 4 years of live in Mongolia. This is a very interesting article & offers a great read. Here are some quick preview, she mentioned on fact # 1 – “It is in Asia not Africa”, #2, “They speak Mongolian, not Chinese”, #6 “There are people, not just animals” and so on. Please continue read the 10 facts below in detail.
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Is it safe to travel to Mongolia alone?
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Are you wondering whether it is safe to travel alone in Mongolia or not? Many of tourists ask this question from others on online community before they travel their first visit of counties including Mongolia. Here is an example: “I’m 20 years old female and never tried traveling on my own, and would like to be independent. Am planning to visit Mongolia on my own for a month, but is it safe?…
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When is the Best Time for a Horse-Riding Trip in Mongolia ?
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Horse riding is an integral part of Mongolia culture. Images of nomads corralling their herds over the open areas of the country abound. Those seeking Mongolia travel advice might not know that it’s relatively easy to get a hold of some horses and do a multi-day horse riding trip. It’s also possible just to do a trip for a couple hours, but that’s for a different article. Here are some Mongolia Travel Tips for the best time to do a horse-riding trip.
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A day with Argali Sheep in Gun Galuut Nature Reserve
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Since the establishment of Gun Galuut Nature Reserve in 2003, Selena Travel has been profoundly engaged in conservation efforts of the Nature Reserve. During the last weekend, in collaboration with the local conservation team and Steppe Nomads Ger camp, Selena Travel team visited the Gun Galuut Nature Reserve and distributed salt blocks at the mineral lick of Mountain Sheep population in the area. Providing essential minerals for the Mountain Sheep will help them to survive the harsh winter and get into the spring in a better health. On this day, we were lucky enough to sight 67 Mountain sheep!
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Dog’s role in Mongolian countryside
Posted by Selena Travel / Mar 02, 2024
Man’s best friend and a loyal partner, a dog is more than just a pet in Mongolia. As we’ve mentioned in the previous articles, Mongolians live in the vast land compared to the number of the residents. Since the traditional lifestyle is a nomadic one, often families would be scattered throughout the land, residing with two or three families at the most. In this situation, where the families live so close to nature with all its dangers as well as the benefits, an animal instinct was necessary for them.
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