Historic Ulaanbaatar

Outside UB

As Ulaanbaatar is the capital city of Mongolia, there is a lot of resorts and lodges nearby to experience and explore. Spend few hours to get in nature and stay in our resorts and lodges at your choice. Please don’t forget to stop over at Chinggis khaan statue in Tsonjin Boldog and be the hero of 13th century. For visitors looking for the ideal balance between traditional stay and adventure near UB, lodges and resorts are a perfect fit. For limited time visitors and wants to experience Mongolian nomadic life and nature Terelj National park is an ideal destination to travel. It is only 80km north-east of Ulaanbaatar and offers activities such as hiking, white-water rafting, horseback riding, skiing and rock climbing. Terelj National Park - Only 80km northeast of Ulaanbaatar lies this beautiful national park, a popular destination for tourists based in the capital and for Mongolians on weekend trips.  The park lies at an altitude of 1600m and offers activities such as hiking, white-water rafting, horseback riding, skiing and rock climbing.  The park is famous for its unique granite rock formations and pristine alpine scenery.  Here the Siberian taiga meets the Mongolian steppe, giving the area a diverse range of wildlife and varied landscapes. A number of endangered species of moose, musk deer, wolf and sable live in the forests of Terelj and can often be seen at sunset. In spring and summer the lush meadows are carpeted with colorful wildflowers, and the mountain pine forests and broad streams make this one of the most beautiful areas in Mongolia. Immediately south of the city of Ulaanbaatar, rises the Bogd Khan Mountain, sacred to Mongolians for centuries.  The National Park, which encompasses the holy mountain, is one of the oldest nature preserves in the world, having been declared a protected area in 1778.  Religious ceremonies are held annually on the Tsetseegun Mountain, one of the four holy peaks surrounding Ulaanbaatar, and within the park lies the famous 18th century monastery of Manzushir monastery. Manzshir Monastery located less than an hour’s drive from Ulaanbaatar. Visitors can hike on forested mountain slopes, wander through meadows streaked with the colors of an ever-changing variety of wildflowers, explore the ruins of an ancient monastery, ride horses and browse through a local natural history museum. About 100 km from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar to the west is located the Hustai national park. The Mongolian Government declared Hustai National Park as a Specially Protected Area in 1993, one year after the initiation of the reintroduction project of the Takhi, the Prejevalsky wild horse to the Hustai mountain range. Be the witness of successful project implementation of reintroduction Prejevalsky wild horses in the nature and enjoy the beauty of nature with its habitats.

Major tourist-attraction across the country is traditional accommodation called ‘ger camps’ where locals and foreign tourists can stay. There are a number of ger camps nearby Uaanbaatar that typically operate throughout the year. Most ger camps offer comfortable overnight stay in the traditional Mongolian ger facilitated with indoor toilet, showers, sauna and even fully equipped conference halls.