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Spring Eagle Festival
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 30, 2023

Imagine riding a horse over the Eurasian steppe, winter’s cold embrace around you and an eagle on your arm. You feel the bird twitch, and know that it’s got something in its sights. With a flick of your arm, the bird takes off and flies toward an unlucky rabbit. Before you know it, the eagle dives down and in its talons is lunch for your family.

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NOMADIC BY NATURE
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 30, 2023

“Nomads on horses” is what comes to mind of many upon hearing the word “Mongolia”. Indeed, nomadic culture is engrained into every part of Mongolian lifestyle and culture. Mongolians have been nomads for thousands of years, sustaining their life on Central Asian plateau by relying on their domesticated livestock. Today, about 30% of the country`s population is still leading nomadic lifestyle all over the country, and as there are not many truly nomadic cultures left on earth, Mongolia has become an unique destination to visit for many tourists.

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Three Tips for Running Bogd Khan Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

If you arrive in Mongolia and find that you want to experience this beautiful, but have to spend some time in Ulaanbaatar, don’t fret! You still have some options. Bogd Khan and the National Park are great spots to start your Mongolian trail runs over hills and fields. Trail running is probably misleading, though; there are hardly any actual trails in Mongolia. You pull on your shoes, roll up to the countryside go.

 

If you arrive in Mongolia and find that you want to experience this beautiful, but have to spend some time in Ulaanbaatar, don’t fret! You still have some options. Bogd Khan and the National Park are great spots to start your Mongolian trail runs over hills and fields. Trail running is probably misleading, though; there are hardly any actual trails in Mongolia. You pull on your shoes, roll up to the countryside go.

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Domestic & International Flight Schedules - Ulaanbaatar Mongolia 2022
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

Mongolia is now open to travellers, there's never been a better time to get excited about travel. Check the schedule of Domestic and International flights from Chinggis Khaan airport of Mongolia. This schedule is provided by the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia. Schedules and aircraft types are subject to change without prior notice.

Mongolian authorities have eliminated institutional quarantine requirements for international arrivals. As of March 14, Negative COVID-19 PCR tests before and after arrival are no longer required. If the passenger is cured from Covid-19, a proof of recovery is required. The Mongolia Immigration Agency released recommendations for foreign travelers to Mongolia here.

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Travel Blog series by Heather Caveney: Orkhon Waterfall--A Must-See while in Uvurkhangai
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

We tried to travel to the Orkhon waterfall that first summer I visited Mongolia. It seemed a short distance from Karakorum and we asked about swapping out the customary visit to the Erdene Zuu Monastery for a day trip to the waterfall. However, our guide and driver were quick to say that this was not a possibility as the road to the waterfall was, in their words, “a very bad road.”

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MONGOLIAN ACTIVITIES SERIES - DOG SLEDDING TOURS
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

Many think that Mongolian winter is unbearably cold and there isn't much to do and see in Mongolia during the winter. However, Mongolian winters are incredibly beautiful and there are plenty to see and enjoy! Glittering white snow, clear fresh air with sun shining almost everyday, and of course, adventure! In recent years, dog sledding tours are trending during the long winter in Mongolia.

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5 Most Popular Tourist Attractions in Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

Mongolia is a country filled with gorgeous sites and memorable adventures. From dry deserts to snow capped peaks, and historical museums to cultural interactions, there’s so much to see and do while visiting here that will help you grow as a traveler and as a person.

 

It helps to know the best attractions in Mongolia before you plan your trip. That way, you can be sure you’re hitting all the right marks on your journey, and you can come prepared for the activities.

 

So, here are the five best tourist attractions in Mongolia and what there is to do there.

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Things To Do In Western Mongolia
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

If you’re headed to Mongolia, you might be tempted to stay in the capital, Ulaanbaatar, and tour around the Eastern region of the nation for the duration of your trip. We vote, explore beyond! There are a wealth of things to do in Western Mongolia, like observing the ancient practice of eagle hunters or scaling the country’s highest peak. You’ll get to dive deeper into Mongolia’s culture and enjoy a one of a kind experience while touring the other side. So without further ado, here are our favorite things to do in Western Mongolia!

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Every Nomads has his day
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

Nomads' Day festival of Mongolia which has being organized by Selena Travel since 2006 has won the Best for conservation of cultural heritage | Winner in 2009 by Responsibel Tourism Award 2009. And r:travel magazine has featured the article about Nomads' day its' one of issue of 2009. And we're delivering the article as magazine copy in PDF. In the part of begining the article, it says:

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Best Accommodation To Stay In Ulaanbaatar
Posted by Selena Travel / Jan 29, 2023

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!

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