Altai mountain

Which mountain range would you find in Mongolia?
The Altai Mountains can be found in the west of Mongolia and include the five peaks of Tavan Bogd (Five Saints). The

Geography of Mongolia

Mongolia is a landlocked country in Central Asia and East Asia, located between China and Russia. The terrain is one of mountains and rolling plateaus, with a high degree of

Air-dried meat (Borts)

Borts is dried meat (usually of beef, goat or sheep) similar to jerkey. Mongolian nomadic lifestyle and the extreme climatic conditions gave rise to specific methods of preserving meat. The

Mongolian Language

Mongolian language is one of oldest languages in the world. During the great conquest Mongolian language was near to Lingua Franca. There are some hypothesis that, Altaic languages such as

Mongolian Astronaut

Born in Gurvanbulag, Bulgan, Gurragchaa studied in Ulaanbaatar to become an aerospace engineer. In 1966, he joined the Mongolian Air Force. Graduated from the Zhukovsky Air Force Engineering Academy in 1978.

Fishing in Mongolia

More than 60 species of fish exist in Mongolian lakes and rivers, around 28 of which are for fishing. The official fishing season starts from June 15th, shortly after the

Milk Tea

When you visit Mongolian family they would offer you some hot drinks and foods. The housewife will give you a cup of milk Tea. As a respectful gesture she offers

Ankle bone shooting

Ankle bone shooting began in 13th century in central Mongolia, also it was a game only for authorities. Afterwards ankle bone shooting has been widespread around Mongolia as a traditional

Prayer Wheel

You can see these prayer wheels everywhere in Buddhist monasteries and temples. Because this is one of the common equipment to pray. Also it has the sole mantra Um Mani