Bogd National Park Distance: 46 kilometers Duration: 40 minutes by jeep, 1 hour by bus Accommodation: Undurdov Ger camp-15 kilometers, Manzshir ger camp in the same area. Activities: Hiking, horse riding, climbing One of the two most popular day trip destinations outside of Ulaanbaatar is Mt.Bogd National Park. Lying to the south of Ulaanbaatar, Bogd [...]
Military song and dance Academic Ensemble started the historical road of its artistic works by the presentation of its first performance to the delegations of the party organization of the army in December 1932. The ensemble work enriched and created the national art works with the modern art forms have been highly appreciated by the [...]
The Tumen Ekh Ensemble is one of the best national song and dance ensembles in Mongolia. “Tumen Ekh” in the Mongolian (language) is the expression of “a leader or vanguard of everything”. In 1989, a group of outstanding artists took the name of the famous folk song “Tumen Ekh” and joined together to form this [...]
The Mongolian National Song and Dance Academic Ensemble was founded in 1945. Nowadays altogether 178 people are working in the Ensemble including 33 singers, 70 musicians, 40 dancers, contortionists and throat singers with high professional skills who are specially trained. For half century The Mongolian State Song and Dance Academic Ensemble is contributing to the [...]
Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia, is located on the bank of Tuul River and surrounded by majestic mountains. The combination of these pine covered mountains, vast public squares, Buddhist temples, and bustling marketplaces give it a rustic charm. The Choijin Lama Museum Hours and facilities: Everyday- 10.00 am -6.00 pm. Some Labels in English. Built [...]
Natural History Museum This is definitely a place you do not want to miss out on visiting, you can actually touch all of the exhibits on show including a large meteorite sat in the middle of the floor and a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil! The museum is very popular with school groups and most visitors to [...]
The Zaisan memorial was erected by the Russian’s to commemorate those killed in the second world war between Russia and Germany and Mongolia and Japan and the ensuing peace between these countries. And the unknown soldiers who died during other various wars. Many Mongolians do not know about the war in Europe and have little [...]
This ancient genre, enriched by generations, combines poetry, songs, music and the individuality of each performer. Singers may sing with or without a musical instrument. These sung stories are told from memory and may have thousands of quatrains. Such long stories are usually performed on a long winter night.