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Mongolia is a dramatic travel destination like no other. For those who join a tour in Mongolia, the rewards include spectacular and unspoilt scenery, fascinating history and the humble generosity of the Mongolian people.

From snowcapped peaks and high mountain passes to deep gorges and shimmering alpine lakes, a trip to Mongolia is based around the incredible natural beauty. Here you can trek through never-ending green grassy steppes, carpeted with wildflowers and dotted with Buddhist temples and nomadic settlements. You can explore pristine forests and traverse the expansive sandy undulations of the Gobi Desert, always under the brilliant blue skies that have earned Mongolia the name "The Land of Eternal Blue Sky".

Retrace the steps of ancient nomads by venturing out into Mongolia's breathtaking wilderness on foot, bike and horseback. Experience the daily pattern of nomadic life, and the famous Mongolian hospitality, by staying with a family in a traditional ger camp. Take a thrilling journey across Central Asia on the famous Trans Siberian Railway, and experience Mongolia's rich culture at the Naadam Festival, an ancient cultural spectacle that combines colourful costumes and performances with an exciting tournament of traditional sports.

World Expeditions' range of Mongolian adventure tours are tailored to give you a close encounter with the landscape, culture and people of this unique and magnetic place, no matter your age or inclination.


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Our all inclusive approach

Our extensive range of Mongolian adventures are competitively priced and original in the marketplace, resulting in exceptional value for money. We aim to incorporate as many inclusions as possible in the tour cost, such as most meals, internal flights, private transportation and handpicked accommodation.

Authentic Mongolian experiences

Featuring cultural and active elements, our Mongolian trips are designed to provide you with the most authentic and realistic insight into the amazing landscape and population that is possible. The vast open spaces of Mongolia and the nomadic lifestyle of its people lend themselves perfectly to an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Experienced local guides

Our experienced leaders are passionate, personable and proud to show you their Mongolian home. Hailing from local communities, the guides are willing to go the extra mile to ensure you leave with only the best experiences and memories.


Cultural preservation

Prior to a trip, travellers receive information about Mongolian nomadic culture. We provide opportunities for travellers to interact with local people so that knowledge is shared and the culture is understood and appreciated.

Animal welfare focus

We hire horses and camels from local people who manage the care and welfare of the animals in line with our Animal Welfare Code of Conduct.

Minimal impact on nature

We take out all that we bring in, use solar energy to charge batteries, minimise water wastage, boil safe drinking water for travellers to fill their reusable water bottles and never use soap or chemicals near rivers and streams.


In Mongolian cities or large towns you will be accommodated in 3 to 4 star properties that are centrally located, atmospheric and reliable.


We use quality inns typically situated in natural environments. They are not luxury inns however we ensure they offer you a truly authentic experience.


Enjoy our fully supported camping in quality two person tents erected in scenic wilderness.

Ger camps

A ger is a circular felt tent used by nomadic people in Mongolia that is warm in winter and cool in summer, providing a fantastic cultural experience.

A custom made itinerary is the ultimate way to see the world how YOU want. They are created especially for you, giving you complete freedom to choose what you want to see, where you want to go and when you want to do it. If you love our current itineraries but want to customise it privately as a couple, a group of friends, family, club, business or school, you have the freedom to add or remove as many elements as you like to suit the interests of your group. Alternatively, you can start with a blank canvas and create a new and exciting itinerary from scratch! Our well-travelled consultants can give you firsthand suggestions and eliminate any uncertainty with trip planning to ensure you maximise the quality of your experience and get truly off the beaten track. Simply email, phone or visit us to start planning your dream adventure.

Trip reviews

Mongolia In the Footsteps of the Nomad with Tim Cope - by Maria Visconti


USD cash is the most easily convertible currency although bear in mind that many other currencies such as AUD, GBP, NZD, CAD are also widely convertible in Ulaanabaatar.

In recent years ATMS have become very common in Ulaanbaatar, as well as vendors (big and small) accepting credit card/debit card payments. We recommend that whilst having some cash with you is always a good backup, withdrawing local currency via an ATM as the simplest way of procuring cash. TIP: You can withdraw cash at the airport on arrival with the help of the guide/driver who meets you. Just make sure your card is activated for overseas usage, and you know your card access details. Please note that ATMs in Mongolia do have maximum withdrawal amounts per transaction which is usually somewhere between 400,000-800,000 MNT. This may mean that before heading out into the remote country you make more than one withdrawal.

It is very difficult to change money outside of the capital Ulaanbaatar, so please ensure that whatever you intend to spend during the journey you have in local currency.

Please note that if bringing USD cash denominations less than $50 incur a poorer exchange rate.

ATMs outside Ulaanbaatar are few (they do exist in Olgiiy) and VERY unreliable.

Many shops and restaurants (only in Ulaanbaatar) accept visa, Mastercard, Amex and JCB.

Cash advances can be made at the banks for a fee.

International Dialing Code


Type C plug

Electricity in Mongolia is 230 Volts, at 50 hertz. The most common pin type is C. (2 round prong).


In connection with the decision of the Government of Mongolia to declare 2023-2025 “Years to visit Mongolia” there is now a temporary exemption from visa requirements for the nationals of 34 countries, including Australia, New Zealand, the UK for stays up to 30 days. These 34 countries join the current 27 with existing exemptions which include the US and Canada. All other nationalities should check with your nearest embassy or consulate for visa requirements.


Your safety is our number one concern. Our safety track record is exemplary thanks to careful management and thorough consultation with local partners. Our industry leading risk management procedures have become a skill that we continue to refine. Our leaders in the field are highly trained and have safety as their number one priority. Expert leaders, risk assessments, quality inclusions and your financial security all come standard when you travel with us.

Please refer to our Travel Advisory page for updates on recent events, travel warnings and advice.

We strongly recommend that all clients take out travel insurance at the time of booking to cover against sickness, accident, loss of baggage, unexpected alterations to travel arrangements and travel disruption, emergency evacuation, cancellations, etc. Insurance information is enclosed with your pre-departure information. Please contact us if you would like to obtain a quote for your trip duration.

We suggest that you consult your doctor, local government inoculation centre or a travel medical specialist in order to get the most current advice regarding vaccination requirements.

Money and valuables should always be stored safely when travelling. Keep your passport with you at all times and do not leave it in your main luggage. You will need it to change money and check into hotels. Where safety deposit boxes are available, we recommend that you use them. Keep jewellery and valuables to a minimum.

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