Four seasons of Mongolia. Here you may find information’s about different seasons cycle through out the year in Mongolia. You can also find out what you may expect and how are the weathers during those times. 

Mongolia is known as the “Land of Blue Sky”: there are about 250 sunny days throughout the year. The weather in Mongolia can be characterized as dry, cold, and sunny. Because the country is so far from the regulating influence of any oceans.


Mongolian spring is windy, sometimes stormy, particularly in the Gobi desert. The average day temperature of spring is – 3 to + 12 Celsius degrees during day time and -10 to +2 Celsius degrees at night.

When is Spring: From mid Feb- mid May

What to expect in spring: Spring in Mongolia is a delightful season when birds are in breeding plumage, song fills the air and migrants are still passing through on their way north to Siberia. Mongolia has more species of birds than any other. Mongolian nomadic herders have busy time for welcoming newborn baby animals in mass numbers in spring between Feb to April.

An important part of the Mongolian calendar to local people, the festivals and holidays in spring which are a wonderful opportunity for visitors to see in action, how the natural world – the landscape and the wildlife – lies at the center of Mongolian culture and traditions in spring of Mongolia. 


The hottest month of Mongolia is July. The average temperature during this period most of the territory, +20 degrees, in the South to 25 degrees. The maximum temperature in the Gobi desert during this period can reach +58 degrees.

When is Summer: From mid -May- late July

What to expect in summer: If you like the culture and the beauty of nature, the ideal season to travel in Mongolia starts from May and hits its highest peak in July, during the Naadam Festival – highlight festival of Mongolia in July.


If you like colorful things or dislike crowd, we suggest taking photos in autumn, from early September to end of October. Especially in the northern part you will enjoy more to hear birdsong, trees, leaves and grasses are shining in the sun light with yellow, red, green and brown colors, majesty of wild animals during the rut.

When is Autumn: From Aug-Oct

What to expect in autumn: Don’t worry you get miss Naadam Festival in July, we have also Danshig Naadam festival in August, which is great chance to attend 2 events in one huge arena including Tsam Religious Dance and Three Manly Games in Khui Doloon Khudag only 35 km from capital city of Mongolia


Winter in Mongolia starts in December and continues to February. The temperatures are consistently at or below water freezing temperature. In January and February the temperature can go as low as -30°C and will not get warm until April arrives. If you are planning to visit during winter time, then it is highly advised to bring warm clothes and be prepared for anything. 

What to expect in:

During winter time there are not many things to do, but you can visit eagle hunters in Western Mongolia. It is held in Nov – Mar in Bayan – Ulgii province. If you like prefer ice skating or anything to do with ice then you can visit Ice Festival, camel festival, terelj national park, climb the genghis khan statue complex or if you like extreme hiking and trips you may choose to search for a snow leopard. 

When is Winter: From Dec-Feb


  • Passport copies
  • Other form of ID, such as a driver’s license
  • Guidebook
  • ATM/credit cards
  • Emergency cash
  • Travel insurance
  • Plug adaptor (you can buy in China but I recommend you buy one prior to travel)
  • Pen (so you’ll be extra prepared to fill out customs forms on the plane!)
  • Inflatable neck pillow + ear plugs (Optional)
  • A durable pair of chopsticks (Optional)


  • Hiking Pants – 3 pairs of comfortable bottoms
  • Shorts – 1-2 pairs
  • Short sleeve shirts – 3-5
  • Long sleeve Shirt – 1-2 casual or dress shirts
  • Fleece jacket or hoodie
  • Underwear – 3-4 pairs, ideally travel underwear
  • Socks – 4-6 pairs
  • Jackets – 2 jackets, one fleece and one wind breaker/rain jacket
  • Wind Proof Clothes
  • Sun-blocking hat


  • Hiking Shoes
  • A comfortable, casual shoe
  • Flip flops for showers
  • Waterproof winter boots
  • Trekking Pole


  • Mobile device and charger
  • All necessary chargers
  • Portable recharger (Optional)
  • Laptop, iPad, or E-reader and charger(s)
  • Headphones (consider noise-reducing headphones if you’re sensitive to sound)
  • Camera and Go Pro/video camera, memory card, and chargers
  • Electrical converters and adapters
  • Light Binoculars & Compass
  • Flashlight & Head to


  • Shampoo and conditioner 
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Emergency kleenex/tissue
  • Personal Medical first-aid i.e. ibuprofen, pepto, imodium, sleeping pills, jet lag pills, prescriptions, etc.)
  • Insect repellent 
  • Sunscreen 30-50SPF
  • Sunglasses 


The principal ways to Mongolia are by train and by air. Flights are run all year round by National carrier MIAT Mongolian Airlines t o Europe: Berlin via Moscow, as well as to Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, and Irkutsk (Russia). Some additional flights are scheduled to Osaka and Nagoya during the summer time. Foreign Airlines such as Aeroflot, Air China, Korean-Air are operating flights connecting Ulaanbaatar with Moscow, Beijing, and Seoul. We can offer direct ticketing and booking service for trans-sib train tickets (one way, round and transfer) and airport ticket for our customers.


If you are a frequent traveler, you would definitely know about the pain of getting the visa. Sometimes, even though you plan an international trip, you are in a situation to either postpone or cancel your trip. Except for visa-free countries, every visitor to Mongolia needs a visa. But you don’t need to worry about it. Visa Application process is very simple. If there is Mongolian embassy or Consulate in your country, you should complete the application form and hand it at the embassy, with a number of passport photos, your passport (with passport copies) and pay the fee.  


Mongolia visa on Arrival – the service is only intended for travelers who cannot normally obtain a visa at their originating point or no Mongolian consular conventions in their home country.

The Mongolian Immigration office requests that travelers wishing to obtain a visa on arrival should email that office in advance of their arrival providing their full name, date of birth, citizenship, passport number and expiry date and arrival date, time and flight number.

Only when you receive an invitation from the Immigration Office, you can get the visa on arrival at the airport in UB. If you choose us your travel partner in Mongolia, we will give you visa supports and stress-free travel for you.

Please keep in mind that if you want to get Mongolian visa on arrival, you have to enter the country only by air at Chinggis Khan Airport, not any other border point of entry to Mongolia.


If you are citizen of the following countries/ of Belarus, Brazil, Argentina, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Macao, Serbia, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Cuba, Germany, Israel, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Russia, Thailand, Turkey, Philippines, Singapore, Hong Kong/, you are welcome and feel free to tour Mongolia without visa.

And only diplomatic passport holders of nearly 30 countries also can travel Mongolia without a visa. 


Mongolian tourist visa, designated as J on your passport, is valid for 90 days from the date of issue and you can enter Mongolia at any time up to the last day on the visa.

Once you have entered before the last date shown on the visa, this will be the start of your 30 days inside the country and only single entry.

But if you want to travel more, you can extend your visa up until 4 days before expiry in Immigration office in Ulaanbaatar and Bayan-Ulgii province.

Please be aware of your expiry day in case of extending your Mongolia visa.


If you are planning your trip in Mongolia for more than 30 days, you have to extend your visa after your arrival within 7 days.

Plus, you need request letter from your Mongolia tour operator for extending visa and other essential documents. If you are traveling by yourself, it is not difficult. The process of your extension will take 3-5 business days. 


A double-entry tourist visa is also available, but only where the traveler is making a side trip from Mongolia and returning within a short time.

The double-entry visa cannot be used to make two separate trips to Mongolia.


Transit visas can be applied at an international airport if the applicant has an onward ticket or obtained a visa to destination country, he or she plans to visit Mongolia.

Transit visa is issued up to 10 days depending on the duration of the intended stay.

Passengers from European countries where there is no Mongolian diplomatic presence, traveling with onward ticket and already obtained a visa to the destination country if applicable, can obtain a transit visa on arrival with a maximum stay of 10 days.

If you are crossing Mongolia by train, you can have a transit visa. But you can’t leave the train while in Mongolia, except for the Ulaanbaatar train station area.

Once you have a transit visa, you can hop off only Ulaanbaatar and explore Mongolia within short times before arriving next Trans-Mongolian train come.

To make your limited times in Mongolia more wise and worthy, please contact with local tour operates who arrange your short trip to most visited and must-see destinations in Mongolia within that time.

In Ulaanbaatar city you are best advised to choose hotels with 3 or 4 stars such as Novotel, Ramada, Tokyo Inn, The Corporate or you can go even more high end and choose 5 stars to which name a few as follows: Shangri-la, Kempinski, Blue Sky, Chingis Khan Hotel etc.

The hotel price can vary from depending on which hotel you are staying and what service you would like to receive. If you are willing to or truly wish to embrace the feeling that our country offers, we arrange tourist camp, tented camp, or herder- nomad family stay in the countryside.

Tourist camps offer hotel-styled mongolian gers for sharing 3-4 persons per a ger.

Depending on the group size we will provide 4 x 4 Japanese & Russian vehicles arranged for touring outside the city.

Depending on your luxury style and which travel package you have chosen we can provide you with Jeep, motorcycle and even helicopter! Your travel distance per day can vary from 100 to 250 km per day depending on your chosen program. 

Horses and camels will serve you as a transport during trekking tours when the area is not accessible by vehicles. Transfer between the city and the airport is made by mini buses and vans.

Outside Ulaanbaatar the best comfortable option is to stay in tourist ger camps. These have been set up in the most popular places to cater for travelers. These traditional gers have brightly colored furniture and wood burning stove in the center.

Usually, each ger have three or four beds, and the camp provides clean sheet and blanket. The Ger camps also have a separate washing block that contains western style flushing toilets and shower rooms.

And all camps have a restaurant where they serve Mongolian and European food. The gers are really enjoyable and authentic form of accommodation, warm in the winter, and cool in summer.