Gorkhi Terelj National Park is considered one of the most beautiful parts of Mongolia and it's only a short 55km drive from the capital city of Ulaanbaatar.
After an incredible week exploring Central Mongolia in the sun and snow, it was time to head south to visit the famous Gobi Desert. If you're expecting nothing but endless sand dunes you'll be disappointed, but once you realise how much this vast and almost completely deserted part of the country has to offer you'll …
While Mongolia is famous for the vast Gobi Desert, it's not all there is to see by a long shot. Picture endless steppe, rolling hills, lakes and rivers, dotted with herds of wild horses and ger camps. It's beautiful, dramatic and deserted. I joined a 15 day tour from Ulaanbaatar through Golden Gobi for $535 …
I love exploring new cities when I get the chance. There's always something to see and do, enough to keep you busy for weeks! At least, that's what I thought until I got to Ulaanbaatar.
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Hiking in the most popular national park in Russia.