U L A A N B A A T A R – M O N G O L I A

Welcome to a country of  Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in the world, the Mongol Empire.
He developed the most advanced professional army ever seen in Asia. He was known as the most successful military commander , the world has ever known.

In 2008, a gigantic statue of Genghis Khan riding on horseback was erected on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog, 54 km east of the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar, where according to legend, he found a golden whip.

The statue is 40 meters tall and wrapped in 250 tons of gleaming stainless steel, it is the world’s largest equestrian statue.

It stands on top of the Genghis Khan Statue Complex, a visitor center that itself is 10 meters. At the base of the statue, visitors can visit archaeological museum or try on traditional Mongolian costumes.

Genghis Khan, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in the world, the Mongol Empire.


He developed the most advanced professional army ever seen in Asia. He was known as the most successful military commander , the world has ever known.

The statue is symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace.

The cost of the complex is reported to be US$4.1 million, spent by The Genco Tour Bureau, a Mongolian company.

Mongolia, A nation bordered by China and Russia, is known for its vast, rugged expanses and its nomadic people.

Ulaanbaatar is the largest city and the capital of Mongolia,with a population of around 1.3 million, the city was founded in 1639 as a nomadic Buddhist monastic center.

Nomadic herders still roam the steppe, as they have since the time of Genghis Khan.  

A wood-burning iron stove sits in the middle of a traditional yurt, with a long chimney reaching up past the roof.

Watch Mongolia and prepare yourself for an invigorating experience. Immerse yourself in the staggering beauty and warm hospitality of Mongolia.

With its stunning steppes and tradition of raucous hospitality, Mongolia is one of the best destinations on earth for the bold outdoor traveler

Ulaanbaatar holds the record of the coldest capital city of the planet. Winters are long and harsh (record 2001: – 57°C). Rivers or lakes can remain cold until June. In January the average maximum temperature in the city is a frigid –16°C.

Summer in Mongolia only last for less than  100days. Sunrise in summer will be at 6:06am and sunset will be 09:55pm. 

Experience the vast epic landscapes and rich cultural and natural heritage of this wonderful country.

Until now Mongolia has been one of the world’s best-kept secrets.

Three times the size of France and with more horses than people , it is one Asia’s last unspoilt destinations.

Wild horse at Hustai National Park.

 Ulaanbaatar holds the record of the coldest capital city of the planet. Winters are long and harsh (record 2001: – 57°C).

Rivers or lakes can remain cold until June. In January the average maximum temperature in the city is a frigid –16°C.

July is starting summer month,  weather average 15℃ to 20℃ at night it could fall to 8℃.

A very beautiful night sky.

The Mongol horse is the native horse breed of Mongolia. The breed is purported to be largely unchanged since the time of Genghis Khan.

Horses play a large role in the daily and national life of the Mongols, it is traditionally said that “A Mongol without a horse is like a bird without the wings.” Elizabeth Kendall

Mongols respect horse as  companion of night and day. The horse is the source of joy and pride of a Mongolian herder. 

Beyond Ulaanbataar, the horse is still the main means of transportation.

Mongolian children learn to ride when they are as young as three years old.

Horse racing is a favorite sport, and young children are often the jockeys, as the Mongolians believe the race tests the horse’s ability, not the rider’s. 

July also a month to celebrate Naadam Festival which is Mongolian major holiday and a wonderful time to experience the culture and people of this amazing land.

GER have been the primary style of homes in  Mongolia, for thousands of years. GER  is a portable, round tent covered with skins or felt and used as a dwelling by nomads in the steppes of Mongolia.

To people of Mongolia, Genghis Khan revered as a national hero, ruling over the largest contiguous empire in history and establishing the Mongols as a political and cultural force.

The Airag, or fermented mare milk, is certainly the drink that best symbolizes Mongolia.
Airag is made from fermented mare milk mixed with ferment from the year before in a big cow skin bag (khökhüür) and then beaten. This gives an acid-taste drink, very refreshing and very little alcoholic (about 2 to 3% alcohol).

Airag is prepared during all June. The new Airag must be ready for Naadam, because Mongolians will drink it in great quantities. If you have the good luck to discover the country during summer, you’ll have many opportunities to taste this special beverage.

Mongolian nomads historically moved three to four times a year.

Borts is air-dried meat cut into long strips which are hung in the shade. The Mongolian nomadic lifestyle and the local climatic conditions gave rise to specific methods of preserving meat. 

Beautiful portrait of Mongolian girl.

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