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Winter in Mongolia is cold, but incredibly beautiful when you travel. The Mongolian winter is not just a good time to escape other tourists and attend to number of interesting events that attract attention of the tourists are held here in winter. All the events cover a complex topic and aim to show unique cultural features of Mongolian people. 

Winter in Mongolia is long and dry climate which is not just cold temperatures and strong winds but in some case, difficult weather conditions like snow storm and heavy snowfall. Winter is harsher than other parts of the world, its because of more than 80 percent of land locates at the altitude of 1500 meters above sea level and snow covers from the beginning of November until the end of March.

Winter in Mongolia is mainly known as coldest and stormy, besides being a bit sunny. In fact, some of Mongolia’s most amazing experiences happen in winter such as Ice festival, Lunar new year and one thousand camel festival. There are exciting winter activities on offer besides winter festivals, that include Dogsled, Sky resort ski area, horse and camel riding.

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Mongolia Winter travel On this vast land, Mongolia has four distinct seasons, and each season has its unique beauty. If you come from a region where it rarely snows, Mongolian winter season is beautiful and shinny white snow scenery would be particularly worth seeing. It’s snowing across the country, but not heavy. Winter begins in early November and lasts about 110 days until March.

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Mongolian winter tours

Winter in Mongolia is a unique and enchanting experience. While it can be extremely cold, with temperatures dropping well below freezing, it offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to witness the country’s stunning landscapes in a completely different light. Here are some key aspects to consider when planning a winter trip to Mongolia:

Winter in Mongolia typically lasts from November to March, with temperatures reaching as low as -40 degrees Celsius (-40 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. It’s essential to pack warm clothing, including thermal layers, insulated jackets, hats, gloves, scarves, and sturdy boots. Don’t forget to bring lip balm, moisturizer, and sunscreen to combat the dry and harsh climate.

Winter Festivals:

Explore the lively winter festivals that take place across the country during this season. The most famous is the Ice Festival in Khuvsgul Lake, where locals gather to showcase ice sculptures, participate in traditional winter games, and offer cultural performances. The Camel Festival in the Gobi Desert is another thrilling event that features camel races, traditional competitions, and local music and dance.

Winter Sports:

Mongolia’s vast snowy landscapes offer excellent opportunities for winter sports enthusiasts. Experience the thrill of skiing or snowboarding in the pristine mountains of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, Bogd Khan Mountain, or the Altai Mountains. Some accommodations and travel agencies offer equipment rental and lessons for beginners.

Pristine Nature:

Winter unveils Mongolia’s natural beauty in a unique way. The landscapes are blanketed in sparkling white snow, creating a magical atmosphere. Head to Terelj National Park or Hustai National Park for breathtaking winter scenery and the chance to spot elusive wildlife like snow leopards, wild horses, and reindeer.

Nomadic Culture:

Winter is an excellent time to immerse yourself in Mongolia’s nomadic culture. Stay in traditional ger (yurt) camps and experience the warmth and hospitality of the nomadic communities. You can learn about their lifestyle, help with daily tasks such as herding animals, or enjoy storytelling and traditional Mongolian cuisine around a cozy fire.

Ice Fishing and sleigh rides:

Try your hand at ice fishing on frozen lakes and rivers. Experienced local guides can assist you in setting up the traditional ice fishing equipment and teach you the techniques. You can also enjoy sleigh rides pulled by horses or reindeer, a delightful way to explore the winter landscapes.

Stargazing and Northern Lights:

The clear winter skies in Mongolia offer a fantastic opportunity for stargazing and, if you’re lucky, witnessing the awe-inspiring Northern Lights. Head away from city lights to remote locations like the Gobi Desert or the pristine plains of the Mongolian countryside for optimal visibility.

Remember to plan your winter trip to Mongolia carefully, taking into account safety considerations and the availability of services and accommodations in more remote regions. With proper preparation, winter in Mongolia can be an extraordinary adventure filled with unique experiences and breathtaking scenery.

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Experience Mongolia’s captivating tradition of winter eagle hunting, where skilled berkutchi hunters and their majestic golden eagles work together to hunt small game in the snowy landscapes. Witness this awe-inspiring spectacle, learn about the unique bond between hunter and eagle, and gain insight into Mongolian culture and heritage. This the highlight of Mongolian winter activities.


Near Ulaanbaatar, there are several fascinating tours that you can explore. Some of the popular options include Terelj National Park, Genghis Khan Statue Complex, Hustai National Park, Chinggis Khaan’s Birthplace, Kharkhorin (Karakorum), and Khustai Nuruu National Park. Each of these tours offers a unique experience, whether it’s discovering natural landscapes, exploring historical sites, or encountering Mongolia’s rich cultural heritage.


Experience the thrill of dog sledding in Terelj National Park, located near Ulaanbaatar. Embark on an exhilarating adventure through the stunning winter landscapes, led by a team of well-trained and friendly huskies. Glide across snowy trails, witness breathtaking views, and immerse yourself in the magical beauty of Terelj while enjoying the unique and unforgettable experience of dog sledding.

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Mongolia Winter Tour

An guided winter expedition over frozen lake Khuvsgul and the Taiga.

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Mongolia Winter Tour: Unforgettable Frozen Adventures

Explore mongolia's winter wonderland on a once in a lifetime 4x4 overlanding adventure.

Experience the magic of Mongolia's winter landscape with our exclusive Mongolia Winter Tour. Journey through the pristine snow-covered expanses of Lake Khuvsgul, marvel at the rugged beauty of the Taiga, and immerse yourself in the rich traditions of nomadic tribes. Our tour offers a blend of adventure, cultural discovery, and relaxation, tailored to provide an unforgettable winter escapade. From the exhilarating ice drives to serene nights under starlit skies, every moment is designed to awe. Join us for a winter adventure that goes beyond the ordinary.

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One week with 9 or 12 days intense driving expedition from Ulaanbaatar to Northern Mongolia and back that you will never forget!

Covering 2.000km asphalt, snow tracks, dirt roads and 250km tracks over a frozen lake in this fully supported off-road tour.

Northern Mongolia is an extremely diverse and interesting landscape. You will pass by wild horses, the Mini Gobi Sand Dunes, the ancient capital of Genghis Khan with its Erdene Zu Monastery, hot springs, volcanoes before reaching two spectacular highlights:

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The frozen lake Khuvsgul

The Taiga - home of the reindeer tribes (only on the 12 days route)

On the tour you will also meet local nomadic families, who still live the simple life in nature and move around the steppes in their gers with their livestock.

You can drive on this tour without overlanding or off-roading experience as the tour guide will give you instructions but some offload experience is helpful.

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  • Airport transfer in Ulaanbaatar for arrival and departure flight
  • 5 Star Hotel accommodation for first and last night of the tour in Ulaanbaatar
  • 4x4 Rental Car UAZ Patriot or TOYOTA Landcruiser 76/79 or TOYOTA Landcruiser Prado with Fuel
  • Crew with english speaking guide and private chef
  • Support vehicle
  • Hotel, ger camp and wild camping  accommodation during the tour
  • All meals, snacks and beverages (non-alcoholic and beer)
  • Deposit for the rental car of 5,000,000MNT during the trip
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Ice Highway Trip Itinerary -  9 days

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Day 1 Ulaanbaatar Arrival, Airport Transfer, City Tour > 5 Star Hotel in Ulaanbaatar

Day 2 Drive Ulaanbaatar to Kharkhorin > 4 Star Hotel in Kharkhorin

Day 3 Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery and Kharkhorin and drive to Bulgan > Hot spring resort

Day 4 Drive from Bulgan to South Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 5 Drive from South Khuvsgul across the lake to Northern Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 6 Drive from Northern Khuvsgul back to southern Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 7 Drive from Southern Khuvsgul to Erdenet City > 3 Star Hotel in Erdenet

Day 8 Drive to Ulaanbaatar > 5 Star Hotel in Ulaanbaatar

Day 9 Airport transfer and departure

Upcoming  Ice Highway Tour dates:

  • 9th of March - 17th of March 2024

Ice Tracks to Taiga Trip Itinerary -  12 days

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Day 4 Drive from Bulgan to Murun > 3 Star Hotel in Murun

Day 5 Drive from Murun to Ulaan uul > Night in a yurt / hut

Day 6 Drive from Ulaan Uul to Renchinlkhumbe > Night in a yurt / hut

Day 7 Drive from Renchinlkhumbe to South Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 8 Drive from South Khuvsgul across the lake to Northern Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 9 Drive from Northern Khuvsgul back to southern Khuvsgul > Nice camp at the lake

Day 10 Drive from Southern Khuvsgul to Erdenet City > 3 Star Hotel in Erdenet

Day 11 Drive to Ulaanbaatar > 5 Star Hotel in Ulaanbaatar

Day 12 Airport transfer and departure

Upcoming  Ice Tracks to Taiga Tour dates:

  • 15th of December - 28th of December 2024 - 50% Early Bird Discount still available!
  • 23rd of February - 5th of March 2025 - 50% Early Bird Discount still available!

January, February, March - 9 Day Tours

-4.000EUR per person

Third and Fourth person 1.200EUR per person

Single Supplement 1.000 EUR

January, February, March - 12 Day Tours

-6.000EUR per person

Available Extras and Upgrades

  • Toyota Landcruiser 76/79 or Toyota Landcruiser Prado instead of UAZ Patriot 900EUR per vehicle
  • Exclusive individual tour without other participants - upon request
  • Trip extension - upon request

What do I need to bring?

Sunglasses, sun protection lotion, clothing for cold temperatures as it can cool down in the evenings, very warm sleeping bag for the camping nights.

All drivers need to bring their valid driving license.

How many participants will join the group?

The regular group tour is limited to 5 participating cars.

Can I book such a tour exclusively with my friends?

Yes you can. In fact you can let us know your preferred dates even outside the tour calendar and we will let you know if we can arrange this individual tour for you. Extra costs might occur depending on group size, season and advance booking time.

What is the best time to travel to Mongolia on this tour?

January, February, March is ideal to explore the frozen Lake Khuvsgul and the Winter Wonderland in the Taiga with the reindeer tribes. During March Khuvsgul hosts the ice festival and guests will be able to see spectacular ice sculptures.

Do I need a visa?

United States of America, Canada, Russian, Singaporean, German citizens do not need a visa to Mongolia. Other European countries do need a visa, which is available at the Mongolian Embassy. Some nationalities like United Kingdom can get a visa on arrival.

Additional Important Information

All participants need to carry a valid passport with Mongolian visa.

Drivers need an in Mongolia accepted and valid driving license as well as a credit card for the deposit for the rental car (4,000,000MNT), which will be refunded two weeks after the tour.

Trip Cancellation And Refund Policy

There is no refund for cancellations. We highly advise you to purchase a travel cancellation as well as general travel health insurance from your trusted insurance provider. Participants are responsible for their own health during the trip and any costs related to health and injury treatments. Participants need to sign a liability waiver on the day of arrival. We highly recommend all participants to purchase a travel health insurance from their trusted insurance provider before the trip.

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Mongolia winter tours & trips: Winter in Mongolia is cold, but incredibly beautiful and mysterious. Temperatures are here typically ranging from -20°C to – 45°C degrees. The most challenging trip is not in colorful wild flowers or lush green forest but it would be on snow-covered steppe in -20degrees.  We offer unique opportunities with Mongolia’s dramatic winter landscapes to ride horses and Bactrian camel, make dog sledding, explore lifestyle and customs of Reindeer herder and Eagle hunters and attend to impressive Ice Festival on the Khuvsgul lake, Camel festival in Gobi and Golden eagle festival in Ulaanbaatar.  

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Experience the World’s Coldest Capital During this Ulaanbaatar Winter Tour

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Ulaanbaatar is known as the world’s coldest capital thanks to reaching temperatures of −36 to −40 °C come winter in Mongolia . That’s colder than Moscow, Astana, Reykjavik, Helsinki, Tallin, and Ottawa, all notoriously cold and much more well-known cities, to claim the title.

It’s also what makes visiting Mongolia from November to March a rite of passage. If you’re one of those dark tourism seekers, looking for the type of travel experience that’s so hardcore it’s not for everyone, Mongolia is for you. Anyone can travel here in summer, but chances are you’ll be the first of your friends, or anyone you’ll ever meet, probably ever, to say they’ve been here in winter.

All that being said, winter in Mongolia is still an amazing time to visit . There are still plenty of incredible things to do and see in the city, people still fill the streets, there are less crowds at museums and popular tourist attractions, and hotel rates are at their cheapest.

You can also find guides and translators as well as drivers much more easily and you’ll be more likely to be able to negotiate rates. If you haven’t already, be sure to check out my guide on what to budget for a trip to Mongolia .

Despite the extremely cold temperatures, experience the warm hospitality Mongolia is known for by heading out on this Ulaanbaatar Winter Tour .

The price to book this Ulaanbaatar Winter Tour starts at $150 USD per person with a two person booking minimum, and dependent on the final itinerary curated.

This day tour is custom curated based on interests and availability. Visit museums and monasteries , take a Mongolian painting class and choose to end your day at a cultural show , the opera , or ballet .

What’s Included in this Ulaanbaatar Winter Tour

Each city tour is custom curated to your interests. While this tour includes museum visits, a private art class, and cultural show in the evening, please note that these experiences are based on availability.

No matter what your itinerary includes, highlights of this day tour include:

  • Experience a day exploring the world’s coldest capital city with a local guide for the day . This will mostly be a walking tour , however taxis will be provided when necessary.
  • Discover modern Mongolia by meeting the local people and experiencing its culture, history, and art .
  • Warm up with a hot meal at one of the city’s best restaurants for lunch . (Meal costs are not included in the price and will be paid individually.)
  • Take a private Mongol Bichig painting class at one of the city’s coolest art galleries.
  • Learn about Mongolia’s most important historical figures , past and present, beyond Chinggis Khaan.
  • Begin to understand how Mongolia’s path to democracy was shaped after the fall of the Soviet Union .

This winter tour is available from November to March.

We kindly ask that you keep in mind Mongolia is just starting to understand the importance of winter tourism. Museums have shorter opening hours, cultural shows and experiences are not scheduled daily (like they are in the summer), and traffic may cause delays in getting around the city.

We will do our best to curate a seamless experience that highlights what life in Ulaanbaatar is really like, for better or worse.

Custom Curated Itinerary by Local Experts

This day tour is custom curated based on interests and availability. An example of what your day tour will include would be:

  • Meet in Sukhbaatar Square
  • Taxi to Gandantegchinlen Monastery
  • Visit the National Museum of Mongolia or the Chinggis Khaan Museum
  • Walk to one of our Favorite Restaurants for Lunch (Please note that lunch will be at your own cost.)
  • Stop into the Choijin Lama Temple and Museum or  Narantuul Black Market
  • Mongol Bichig Painting
  • Watch a Mongolian Cultural Show

The price to book this Ulaanbaatar Winter Tour starts at $175 USD per person and the final cost will depend on the itinerary curated. Please note that meal costs are not included in this price and will be at your own expense.

Additional things that be added or included, upon availability, to this Ulaanbaatar day tour include:

  • Morning Yoga, Sound Meditation Session, and Tea Ceremony
  • Indoor Mongolian Archery Lesson
  • Mongolian Sculpture Artist Studio Visit
  • Mongolian Calligraphy Class
  • Private  Mongolian Cuisine Cooking Class
  • Vintage Clothes Shopping
  • Watching Live Jazz in a Cool Underground Club
  • Attending the Opera, Ballet, or the Mongolian State Philharmonic

We will give the final itinerary price once all experiences during this day tour are confirmed.

This day trip to the Chinggis Khaan Equestrian Statue and Gorkhi-Terelj National Park , is also available for booking year round.

Temperature and Tips for Visiting the World’s Coldest Capital

Traveling to Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia in the winter can be a unique and exciting experience, but it’s important to be prepared for the extremely cold weather. Here’s what you can expect in terms of temperature, weather, and how to dress.

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Temperature and Weather

  • Extreme Cold : Ulaanbaatar experiences severe winters, with temperatures often dropping well below freezing. The winter months typically span from November to March.
  • Average Temperatures : During the winter, daytime temperatures can range from -10°C to -20°C (14°F to -4°F). However, it’s not uncommon for temperatures to plummet even further, reaching -30°C (-22°F) or lower, especially in the evenings.
  • Snow : Expect significant snowfall throughout the winter months, which can create a picturesque cityscape but also make walking in the city more challenging. Please wear appropriate shoes with traction made for walking on slippery and wet surfaces.
  • Short Daylight Hours : Winter in Ulaanbaatar is characterized by short daylight hours, with the sun rising late in the morning (9 am) and setting early in the afternoon (4 pm).

What to Wear

  • Layering : Layering is key to staying warm in Mongolia’s harsh winter. Start with thermal or woolen base layers to trap body heat. Add insulating layers like sweaters and down jackets.
  • Warm Coat : Invest in a high-quality, insulated winter coat that covers your body and has a hood to protect your head from wind and snow.
  • Accessories : Wear a warm hat that covers your ears, as well as gloves or mittens to protect your hands. A scarf or neck gaiter can help keep your neck and face warm.
  • Footwear : Insulated, waterproof boots with good traction are essential to keep your feet warm and dry in the snow.
  • Thermal Underwear : Thermal leggings and long underwear are a must to keep your legs warm.
  • Thick Socks : Opt for thick, woolen socks to keep your feet warm.
  • Protective Clothing : It’s essential to protect exposed skin from frostbite. Be diligent in covering up, especially in extreme cold.
  • Mongolia’s air pollution is notoriously bad in the winter. Pack KN95 face masks to help you breathe better when walking through the city.
  • Keep your electronics, camera, and phone protected from the cold, as extreme temperatures can drain batteries quickly.
  • HotHands hand and foot warmers  are always a good idea to have with you.
  • Be prepared for the possibility of flight and transportation delays due to weather conditions, especially if you’re traveling to more congested areas of the city center.

By dressing warmly in layers and being prepared for the cold and snow, you can enjoy a memorable winter trip to Ulaanbaatar, and fully experience the unique charm of the city during this season.


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Ink and Bolar were wonderful tour guides. I learned an enormous amount about the country and its history and enjoyed the overnight at the ger hotel, the camel ride, and the museum visits. Wonderful opportunity!!!!

Essence of Mongolia - 3 Days Tour

Essence of Mongolia - 3 Days

The tour was excellent in all aspects. Due to logistics, we had to adjust our travel times slightly and Mendee, at Tour Mongolia, was very helpful in making suggestions and the necessary changes. He went a step further in helping us arrange PCR tests that we needed for our next destination. He even brought the test results to our hotel! The 3-day tour was perfect: good vehicle, knowledgeable and friendly guide (Mendee) and driver, and a good combination of experiences to let us get a good sense of Mongolia's nomadic lifestyle, and also understand a bit about modern-day Mongolia and life in Ulaanbaatar. Our tour was with family stays - and even though it is a bit more rustic than staying at tourist camps, we DEFINITELY recommend this to get a real sense of the nomas lifestyle and experience true Mongolian hospitality. We would never trade that for a warm shower! Eating a real Mongolian barbecue, helping with some of the household chores and sharing candy with an adorable your child, were UNBEATABLE experience. Of course, the barren, awe-inspiring landscapes were just the icing on the cake. It is harder to think of how impactful and wonderful of an experience one cn have in three days! Memories for life!! Thank you Tour Mongolia, Mendee, and Mongolia!!!!!!!!!!!!

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This was a perfect overview of Mongolia, got to stay with different families with different experiences. The coffee breaks by the side of the road and all those little things also a highlight, extreme credit to our driver and guide, for all those little touches.

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Loved staying with the host families in the Gers and getting a glimpse into their busy lives. The Taki horses were another standout highlight. It was a jam packed tour with a great guide and driver.

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What people love about mongolia tours in winter.

Excellent itinerary, excellent guide, excellent driver. Mongolia’s a great destination.
The tour was very well prepared and the company - Active Adventure Tours - seemed to be very reliable. We felt safe with the guide Mergen and th driver Chimedee. Chimedee was very nice, helpful and carrying. Everyday he prepared delicious coffee for us, even in the middle of nowhere. We felt lucky to travel with him. Altogether the travel was marvellous, breathtaking. The most moving was the stay with local family. We were lucky to travel as a couple only - then we were just a part of Mongolian yak keeping farmer family. We tried to milk yaks, ride horses, make local food and alkohol. That was just heart-moving. We enjoyed all the minute in Mongolia. We were also satisfied with food (vegetarian) and accommodation (some of gyr camps were better, some worse - usually if the gyrs were worse, the bathrooms were excellent and the other way round).
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Mongolia winter tours & festivals

Mongolia Winter Tours & Festivals 2024

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Mongolia winter tours & festivals of December, January & February. Then we agree that winters here are long and harsh, with temperatures here typically ranging from -20°C to – 45°C degrees. That is why, most tourists flock here in summer to enjoy the comfortable temperatures and see the vast landscapes of wide open country and nomadic culture. But taking a holiday out of the city was a quite literal breath of fresh air, and so, so beautiful. Plus it was totally empty!

Mongolia winter tours & festivals

Travel Mongolia to experience a winter culture like you’re never seen before – an outdoor enthusiast’s dreams. Firstly, discover Ice festival on the freshest watered Lake Khuvsgul. Secondly, camel show in Gobi desert. Thirdly, participate in Mongols’ Luner New Year Celebration Ceremony. Moreover, did you consider visiting Western Mongolia and the Kazakh eagle hunters there? It starts in October and it’s only in the winter season where you can go with an eagle hunter. In conclusion, a truly unique experience. A Mongolia winter tours & festivals wonderland to discover awaits you!

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But in this section, we are showing you the trips that you can do in winter.

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Gorkhi-Terelj National Park Winter Tour

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Gorkhi-Terelj & Khustai National Parks Winter Tour

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Gobi Bus Winter Tour

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Central Mongolian Winter Tour

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Reindeer Tribes of Mongolia Winter Trip

If you are unable to visit the festivals below, you can choose from our tours in below.

We offer you the following programs to participate the main winter festivals.

When should I visit?

To see the Gobi camel festival, Khuvsgul Lake ice festival & Ulaanbaatar eagle hunting festivals, plan your trip through March. Mongolians love to throw winter festivals, so consider planning your trip to coincide with big events. Undoubtedly, the most exciting time to visit Gobi is from 05 Mar – 08 Mar. That’s when Mongolians come out in droves to celebrate winter during the 2-day Gobi camel festival. It features camel races and numerous community activities, including ger assembly competition , the most stunning looking couple with camels, and team camel carawan competition etc.

What Can I Do?

Contrary to popular belief, we’re not confined by the cold or shorter days. Winter brings festivals, dog sledding tours, winter biking, gorgeous scenery, ice skating, bonfires, ice fishing, dining, and shopping. You can even take advantage of the longer nights to ski by moonlight, enjoy a bonfire on the beach, or watch for the mysterious sky. Visit our winter activities page for our full list of recommendations.

What About the Cold?

Temperatures in South & Central Mongolia are no more extreme than other parts of Mongolia, averaging 20 degrees.

Isn’t It Dark?

We get 6-12 hours of daylight in the winter, depending on where you are, but the sun setting doesn’t mean your day is done. Bottom line: your day can start as early, or go as late, as you’d like! Find out when the sun will rise and set during your Mongolia trip using the Sunrise/Sunset Calculator.

Is Winter Expensive?

You can book lodging for more than 50% off of summer rates, and you can get great deals on many tours.

Where to stay?

You’ll spend most nights in a ger – warming yourself by the stove. We’ll make a nice warm fire in your ger before you head to bed, and we’ll provide plenty of wood so you can keep the fire going as you wish, although you will find that traditional Mongolian gers provide excellent insulation so hold heat extremely well. We will also make sure that in the morning you wake up to a nice warm ger!

Winter clothing?

If you have the cash and baggage space we would say stock up here, as the clothes are both awesome and cheap. Of course you’ll need enough to get by till then. As well as, for all of our winter trips, we provide traditional felt boots and can provide winter deel, a traditional long cloth, as well if you wish.

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Winter National Parks (4 days)

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Horses in Winter

FIRST DAY Khustain Nuruu National Park

Winter Mongolia

DAY 2 Genghis Khan Statue / Gorkhi - Terelj National Park

Dog Sledding Mongolia

DAY 3 Dog Sledding / Horseback Riding

Manzushir Monastery

DAY 4 Zuunmod/Manzushir Monastery and back to Ulaanbaatar

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Khustain Nuruu National Park

Today we will drive to the Khustain Nuruu National Park, 130 kilometers outside of Ulaanbaatar.

The Przewalski’s Horse is a rare and endangered subspecies of wild horse found in Central Asia’s steppes, also known as the Takhi horse. It has been reintroduced to its natural habitat in Mongolia, where it was once extinct in the wild. In 1993, Khustain Nuruu National Park was designated as a reserve, but in 1998, it was upgraded to a national park. In the park today, there are approximately 350 Takhi horses. There are 459 vascular plant species and 217 bird species in the park.

We will meet the park staff and be introduced to the project after arriving at the Khustain Nuruu National Park camp. In the afternoon, we’ll discover the park’s natural wonders by jeep, foot, or horseback.

(Ger camp B, L, D)

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Gorkhi – Terelj National Park

We’ll leave in the morning to the direction of Terelj National park, located 70 km from the capital and travel through a valley surrounded on all sides by forested hillsides and stunning granite cliffs. The park with its granite rocks, pine trees and river is a picturesque area that is perfect for hiking, horse riding or just sitting back, relaxing and enjoying the view. We will visit several sightseeing places in the area. The Genghis Khan Monument will be our first stop. The latter is a massive aluminium statue of Genghis Khan mounted on his horse. It is possible to ascend to the top of the monument, where you will be rewarded with a breathtaking view of the surrounding area. A small museum provides a thorough overview of the history of the Great Mongol Empire, including the succession lines of the great Khans and their invasions. We will visit Turtle Rock and the Aryaval Monastery, a small meditation monastery at the foot of the mountain. There are good possibilities for hiking, climbing and horseback riding.

Terelj National Park

Dog Sledding

After breakfast we will go on an epic adventure. You will speed on a glimmering frozen river, sitting on a sled that is being pulled by some of the most powerful creatures. Although later introduced to Mongolia now it is a national obsession and weekend favourite activity for citizens of the capital. It became the most popular winter attraction. This trip offers a real winter experience most people only dream of: the exhilarating dog sledding ride, sweeping beautiful, magical, spectacular winter landscapes and first-hand stories and experiences from guides and locals. Before starting there will be time to socialize and take pictures with dogs. Tour is led by a guide who steers the sled. You will slide for approximately 2 hours through frozen, snowy landscape. Halfway through your journey we will make a short stop so that you can enjoy nature, take some great photos and give the dogs good belly rubs. In the afternoon we will explore more of the winter beauty on a horseback riding tour. 

Dog Sledding Mongolia

Zuunmod/ Manzushir Monastery to Ulaanbaatar

Zuunmod, the capital of Tov province, will be our first stop. We will arrive in the center of this small administrative town after an hour of driving.

We’ll carry on to Manzushir Monastery from here. The monastery is situated on Bogd Khan Mountain, 8 kilometers from Zuunmod. The scenery is lovely and quiet, with rolling hills covered in pine and cedar trees. Granite formations surround the landscape, giving it a magical feel.

In 1733, Manzushir Monastery was established, with more than 20 temples and 350 monks. Unfortunately, it was destroyed during the 1937 Stalinist purges. The main temple has been rebuilt and turned into a museum, but the area’s other structures are still in ruins.

We’ll spend the afternoon hiking around the ruins and through the Bogd Khan Mountain after learning about the monastery and its secrets. The courageous will climb the hill behind the main monastery to take in the magnificent view of the valley. The monastery looks out over a lovely valley oak, birch, and cedar trees, and granite boulders strewn around.

We’ll return to Ulaanbaatar at the end of the day.

Manzushir Monastery

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Mongolia Winter Tour: National Parks around Ulaanbaatar


  • Tour Code: SW3-1
  • Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
  • When: 1 November - 1 April
  • Start/ End point: Ulaanbaatar
  • Tour Category: Private Tour

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Day 1. UB – Hustai National Park trip (Wild Horse Park)

  • At 10am, your tour guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel lobby and drive to the Hustai National Park, which is a home to the Mongolian wild horse known as Przewalski’s horse (Takhi) and has a unique landscape that features the mountains and steppe.
  • Upon arrival at the Hustai, we will check-in at Tourist camp. It is a kind of hotel that serves guests with Ger (yurt) instead of a hotel room and always located at the best viewing spot.
  • After lunch, take a short drive to see the Przewalski’s horses in their natural habitat. If we lucky there can see more wild animals, including fox, deer and birds. Besides of the wild animals you can find here beautiful sceneries of the Mongolian nature that features mountain and steppe.
  • Also, we will be visiting local nomadic family who lives nearby in the national park and explore their nomadic way of life.
  • Return to the Tourist camp for dinner and overnight.

Accommodation : Tourist Camp. Meals : Lunch and Dinner.  Total distance : 120km, ~4.5hrs.

Day 2. Terelj National Park trip

  • In this morning, depart for Terelj National Park. It’s one of the most visited national parks in Mongolia. You can see the extraordinary formation of rocks and stones; some of them look quite similar to turtles.
  • In the afternoon, we will explore the national park and visit to see Turtle Rock – interesting rock formation looking like a turtle and visit Ariyabal meditation temple – surrounded by scenic mountains with massive rock formations and sits on top of the mountain. This small hike is seen as a ritual to cleanse one’s sins. From the top, you can enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking the Terelj National Park.
  • Dinner and overnight at Tourist camp in the national park.

Accommodation : Tourist Camp. Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.  Total distance : 200km, ~4.5hrs.

Day 3. Terelj – Genghis Khan’s Statue Complex – Ulaanbaatar

  • After relaxing breakfast, free for your own until lunch time. You can hike in the beautiful nature nearby the camp or horseback and the dog sledding trip is optional.
  • We will have a warm lunch in the camp and take a short drive to visit “Genghis Khan Statue Complex” which is currently the biggest (40m high) equestrian statue in the world. There is a recreation area, restaurants, and souvenir shops occupy the base structure. From here, you can ascend to the head of the horse using an elevator. There you have a good panoramic view over the complex area and the scenery beyond.
  • Afterwards, return to the city and transferred to the hotel.

Meal : Breakfast & Lunch.  Total distance : 100km, ~3hrs.

Tour Price & Booking

Inclusions & exclusions.

What’s included in the Price?

  • Private English-speaking tour guide,
  • Accommodation based on twin share: – 2 nights in the Tourist camps in Hustai and Terelj National Park,
  • All meals as specified in the itinerary: Breakfast: 2, Lunch: 3 and Dinner: 2
  • All relevant transfers and transportation with private vehicle,
  • All entrance fees as listed in the itinerary,
  • Complimentary drink water during the tour (2x bottle per day per person),
  • 4 % of total payment as a bank charge for online payment with Master/Visa credit cards,
  • All government, local taxes, and service charges

What’s Not included in the Price?

  • Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar
  • Other services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping and other personal expenses
  • Travel insurance.

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  • A private tour guide and a driver with an air-conditioned car will serve only for you. No other travelers will join in your group.
  • This tour package can be fully customizable to fit your travel plan.

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  • We accept online payment with Master/Visa cards only for deposit to confirm the trip. No additional bank charge for the online payment!
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  • No less than 30 days prior to scheduled departure date: 10% of the full payment per person.
  • 30 to 15 days prior to scheduled departure date: 20% of the full payment per person.
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Q: What is Tourist camp?

The Tourist Camp is a kind of hotel that serves customers with Gers instead of hotel rooms and always located at the best viewing spot. It’s most popular accommodation type for countryside trip in Mongolia that consists of 30-40 Gers (yurt), a restaurant and some entertainment facilities. More information: Tourist Camp

Q: How about the meals?

During your trip in Mongolia you will be served mostly with European style meals and sometimes you will have authentic Mongolian meals. Lunches and dinners consist of 3 – 4 courses (soup or/and salad, main dish, desert) and bottled water. If you require special meals due to religious, medical limitation and vegetarian food , please inform us so that arrangements can be made in advance.

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> 1 st best months: June, July and August. > 2 nd best months: mid of May and September


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Mongolia Winter Festivals – Khuvsgul Lake’s Ice Festival

Mongolia winter festivals – western mongolia eagle festival.

Each year Kazakh people who live in extreme west of Mongolia attend the competition which tests their speed, agility, and accuracy to hunt. The Kazakhs of Mongolia train their eagles to hunt for rabbits and foxes. This festival is organized by the local Kazakh community and the Berkut Association. Historically, nomadic Kazakhs depended on Golden Eagles for hunting. 

Mongolia Winter Festival – Gobi Desert’s Thousand Camel Festival

The Thousand Camel Festival, annually held in the Gobi desert, is organized by a local non-governmental organization working to protect and preserve endangered Bactrian camel population. This extraordinary festival includes a camel race, a polo competition and performances of traditional music and dance. By attending the festival you can also experience the nomads’ way of life and famous paleontological sites.

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Sightseeing and welcoming dinner.

On your arrival at Ulaanbaatar you will be transferred to Bayangol Hotel. In the afternoon there will be a city tour: the first is the residence of the last Mongolian King, displaying a collection of Buddhist artifacts and items of his personal use. Then we will visit to the Gandan Monsatery followed by welcome dinner and overnight at the hotel. 

Before We Start the Mongolia Winter Festivals Program, We’ll First Pay Our Respects to the Famed Chinggis Khan Statue

We begin our journey by driving 64 km east of the Ulaanbaatar to Tsonjin Boldog. Here we will stop at the imposing Genghiis Khan Equestrian Statue. Designed and built by Mongolian architects in 2008 and wrapped in 250 tons of gleaming stainless steel, the enormous horse and it’s gigantic rider stands 40 meters (131 feet) tall and they are facing south pointing symbolically to China.  After this fascinating visit we drive back to UB. 

Flight to Khuvsgul Province to Attend the Famed Khuvsgul Lake’s Ice Festival – The First of 3 Mongolia Winter Festivals

This morning we will take a direct flight to Moron the capital of Khuvsgul province. The flight will take you 1.2 hours. On arrival you will be driven to the lake, the smaller brother of Baikal, renowned for the clarity of its water and nature. In the end of the 4 hour drive you will reach the ger camp on the shores of the lake.

Khuvsgul Lake’s Ice Festival – 1st of Mongolia Winter Festivals

Organized yearly on frozen Lake Khuvsgul by National Park rangers, local residents and businesses, the Ice Festival has been held five years running. A respite from the confinement of the winter months, the Ice Festival is a time to get outdoors and play games. The festival features a gathering of local residents and nomadic reindeer herders, and performances by shamans, musicians, and sportsmen. Competitions include ice sumo, a horse-drawn sleigh race, ice skating races, tug-of-war between local teams, and a Russian Jeep race on the ice. Many traditional games are played on the sidelines, and this is an ideal venue for visitors to join in the fun and games with local people. The festival is held at Khar-Us on Khuvsgul Lake, a short drive north of Hatgal across the frozen lake ice.

After breakfast, attend Ice festival opening ceremony, Ice carving competition, Ice Sumo wrestling, Ankle bone shooting, and Shaman Ceremony and National Folklore concert. You will watch bonfire and sacrificing shamanic ceremony. Free hiking by the lake shore and horse sledding. Overnight in Ger camp.Next morningwatch a marathon of skaters and a horse sled racing on the lake. After lunch, you will be driven back to Murun for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar. (Approx. on air 560 km, 1.5 hour & dirt road 12

Western Mongolia’s Famed Eagle Festival – 2nd of Mongolia Winter Festivals

You will be taken to the area where Eagle Festival will be held. At 10.00am the opening ceremony commences, as the participants join the parade on horse ride with their eagles. Then festival begins with each Kazakh displaying his hunting outfit and accessories. The Golden eagles will be released from a cliff and their owner will stand below and signal for them to land upon their arm, as they do during hunting. Then eagles will be released from a cliff to attack fox skins that will be dragged by their owner on horseback. Travel back to Ulaanbaatar. Stay overnight in the hotel.

Mongolia’s Famed Gobi Desert Camel Festival – the 3rd of Mongolia’s Winter Festivals

Transfer to the local airport for a morning flight to the Gobi. Mongolia’s two-humped Bactrian camel is nicknamed by locals “the Gobi Ship”. It inhabits the Gobi desert in the southern part of Mongolia. The camel is an indispensable part of life for nomadic herdsmen, therefore a local association of camel herders organizes this gathering of camels and their breeders each year to promote continued breeding of the Bactrian camel and to educate both Mongolians and foreigners on the importance of the camel in the Mongolian way of life. 

Camels and riders compete in a race, in camel polo tournaments, and evenin a camel “beauty contest” where owners display the finest saddles and rigging for their camels. This festival is held in Bulgan village of the South Gobi province 30km from the ger camp. In the afternoon you will visit the ‘Flaming Red Cliffs’ – the famous site where the first dinosaur eggs were ever found by an American expedition in the 1920-ies. Meals and overnight at the same ger camp.

Return Flight to Ulaanbaatar

In the morning we will drive to the local airport for the return flight to Ulaanbaatar. On return you will be transferred to your hotel.

Visit Mongolian Nomads to Experience Nomadic Lifestyle

Such deep insight into the lifestyle of Mongols has only been given to a few visitors. Two days living next to a nomadic family in the surroundings of Ulaanbaatar, learning how to tend animals, riding horses as well as some training of using a real composite bow. Some logistical secrets of the successes of Medieval Mongol warriors will be revealed to you.

You will be accommodated in a traditional Mongolian tent; our chef will cook the meals served directly in your tent. In the evening of the second day you will be driven back to UB.

NCA-001, 26 Feb – 8 March, 2021 Price per person for a group of more than 9 people: USD 3649 Single Supplement: USD 490

Domestic flights, transportation within Mongolia. Single accommodation can be arranged at an additional cost. Tented accommodation while on trek, three meals a day, English-speaking guide, all sightseeing costs, transfers, camel or horse hire where specified, support staff including drivers, horse/camel men and camp assistants.

International transportation, travel insurance, visas, departure tax, alcoholic drinks, gratuities, items of a personal nature.

It is the responsibility of the client to be fully covered with travel and medical insurance while traveling in Mongolia.

Upon request a single supplement in the countryside can be provided at the additional cost. In case single accommodation in ger camps was not provided the amount would be calculated based on the missing nights and reimbursed. Nomads cannot be held responsible for over bookings, as long as the company can prove with sufficient documentation that overbooking has been the error of the third party.

Should circumstances beyond our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, any changes of the domestic flight or train schedules, require a change of itinerary, we will inform your agent and propose an equivalent itinerary. Again, Nomads cannot take over the responsibility for the Airlines or the National Train Company. The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, proper visa, and the necessary passport pictures.

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    One week with 9 or 12 days intense driving expedition from Ulaanbaatar to Northern Mongolia and back that you will never forget! Covering 2.000km asphalt, snow tracks, dirt roads and 250km tracks over a frozen lake in this fully supported off-road tour.

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    Discover wonders of mighty winter in winter national parks located close to Ulaanbaatar. Winter in Mongolia might sound intimidating with over minus 20°C but you can comfortably enjoy outdoors (dog sledding on frozen river through icy valleys) when clothed properly and having whole country all to ourselves seems pretty sweet.

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    Discover the Magic on a Mongolian Winter Tour. About tour Tour map Trip plan Price details What's included. Book now. 2023-12-29. Terelj, Hustai, Ulaanbaatar. 2 ~ 8 people. Embark on a captivating journey through the captivating landscapes of Terelj National Park, where the untouched beauty of Mongolia's winter reveals itself. Immerse yourself ...

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