The Top 5 Things to Do in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

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The Top 5 Things to Do in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

The Top 5 Things To Do in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

The Top 5 Things to Do in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

1. Pay a visit to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park

Gorkhi-Terelj National Park is regarded as one of the most attractive and worthwhile destinations for those looking to relax in the vicinity of Ulaanbaatar. If you enjoy adventurous activities such as hiking, rafting, horse or camel riding, here is the place to be. You can also staying overnight in a traditional Ger dwelling. Go on a hike for some stunning landscapes and vistas.

2. Stop by Genghis Khan Statue Complex

Chinggis Khaan Statue Complex is 54 kilometers from Ulaanbaatar City. Here you see a stunning natural landscape on the bank of the Tuul River. On this historical site, Chinggis Khan’s golden whip was discovered. Today, the giant statue in the world is a 40-meter-high stainless steel monument of Chinggis Khaan on horseback, erected in honor of the millennium’s man. There is a café, a souvenir store, two museums, and a meeting hall inside the monument. Visitors may ascend the statue via elevator or steps to the head of the horse, where they can enjoy a panoramic view of the stunning scenery.

3. Go to see Hustai National Park

See the Przhewalskis Horses - one of the things to do in Ulaanbaatar

See the Przhewalskis Horses – one of the things to do in Ulaanbaatar

If you manage to get to Ulaanbaatar, you must see Hustei. You can do it in a day trip. Although it is recommended to stay nearby in a Ger camp and include time to view the dunes at the park’s entrance. The main reason to visit is to watch the Przewalskis horses, but there so is much else to see. For example the deer, squirrels, marmots, and birds. The ideal times to visit are in the morning and evening when the horses come down to drink at the wearing holes. However you may also see them at other times. It’s worth stopping by the modest information center at the gate, where you may also arrange for a tour. The park is large and offers several paths to explore.

4. Explore the National History Museum

The museum offers many well-organized displays from ancient times to the present, including the Soviet era and the transition to democracy at the end of the twentieth century. You may spend a few hours seeing all of the halls for a relatively inexpensive admission cost. If you are interested in history or archaeological literature, there are also temporary exhibitions. Also look out for an excellent tiny book shop at the entrance. It is encouraging to witness how Mongolians love and value their history and origins. There are numerous original and replica exhibits, maps on the walls and an entire hall of traditional costumes of the country’s ethnicities. There are even video projections from the past.

5. Tour Galleria Ulaanbaatar

Galleria Ulaanbaatar, located in the center of the city near the central plaza, is a great spot to immerse yourself in Mongolian culture. You will find the largest cashmere store, a souvenir shop, and restaurants with good cuisine and a spectacular view. The building is immaculate and contemporary, with a lovely coffee shop on the first floor.

Other things to do in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia

  • Explore a massive chunk of Mongolia’s grasslands and the Gobi Desert on an 8-day tour that begins in Ulaanbaatar.
  • Enjoy a full-day city sightseeing trip that covers the attractions of Ulaanbaatar, such as the Bogd Khan Winter Palace and the best traditional opera.

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