With some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, Mongolia is a great adventure travel destination. It’s rugged countryside and helpful locals will help ensure that you have a good time at whatever level of risk you’d like to take. From Easy day hikes to life-changing, multi-day survival exercises; Mongolia has you covered. Here are five of the best Adventure Travel ideas to get you inspired to visit!
Selena Travel LLC has won in the Best for Conservation of Cultural Heritage category at this year's Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards organised by responsibletravel.com. At a ceremony hosted at World Travel Market (WTM), Docklands, London, on Wednesday 11th November, the Awards were handed out by Justin Francis, managing director of responsibletravel.com, organisers and founders of the Awards, and Amanda Wills, managing director of Virgin Holidays, headline sponsor of the Awards.
Selena Travel Group is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018 with a series of events throughout the year. On last Saturday, the 28th April, in collaboration with the Gun Galuut local community, Selena Travel team has organized a cleanup day to collect garbage from Ulaanbaatar to Gun Galuut Nature Reserve. More than 30 people have participated in the event and ended up cleaning and gathering over 200 bags of trash, mostly glass, plastic bottles and aluminum cans.
Before human beings came to Eurasia, many varieties of horses roamed in herds over the vast steppes of the continent. In vast herds, with complex societies and feeding on the seas of grass, they lived and died for centuries. Eventually, mankind roamed in and developed a relationship with one particular species. Humans started to domesticate equus ferus around 4000 BCE.
After another thousand years, this species, equus ferus, started to become more widespread. They outcompeted the other wild horse species, and one by one, they went extinct. The domesticated horse was the last horse standing. Except for one species. A hardy, little black and tan horse called Przewalski’s horse, or the takhi, managed to survive in what is now Mongolia.
Never underestimate the importance of where you stay when you’re on the road. It’s much more than a place to crash for the night between your daytime adventures - accommodations can either make or break your trip. If you’re headed to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia’s capital city, for a vacation, you’ll be glad to know that there’s a range of styles and prices for accommodations, making it easier for you to find the right place that fits your needs. But with so many options, it can be hard to weed out the best ones. So we’ve done the research for you and made a list of the best accommodation to stay in Ulaanbaatar. Read on to see our picks!
A little wilder, greener, and more densely forested than the usual treks around Central Mongolia; the Northern provinces are a great destination. You can see eagles bigger than your pet dog, pristine lakes and even stay in a teepee. Many of these destinations are not too far away from Ulaanbaatar, making them a little easier to plan for your travels to Mongolia.
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.
R.T and Terry Fitch are the Selena Traveller from USA who have joined horse riding and the Naadam festival trip in July 2012 for 8 days and this year, they’ve joined with us again and going to do tailor – made and private Tibet horse trekking and Xian, Chongqing of China tour for 17 days from 15 Jun 2013. The Horseback Magazine featured Terry’s award winning photo as magazine cover...
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!
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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