11 Aug - 13 Aug 2012 Ulaanbaatar

East Asia
Chingeltei District
Mongolian Steppe Guest House +97699023771 steppeinmongolia@yahoo.com
Clean and modern double room in a serviced apartment, with self-catering kitchen and  excellent wifi, for US$ 20.- per night.
Click below for an interactive road map of the Mongolian Steppe Guest House in Ulaanbaatar, which we would recommend, and for directions:

Going on an day trip to the Gorkhi-Terelj National Park (public bus from the bus stop on Peace Avenue to Terelj: 58 km, 2 ¼ hours, MNT 2,200.- or US$ 1.60 per person) and hiking from the distinctive Turtle Rock aka Melkhii Khad to the remote Buddhist Aryapala Monastery (admission: MNT 2,000.- per alien).

Hiring a chauffeured Toyota Hilux Surf from Eiggy’s Mongolian Steppe Guest House +97699023771 (US$ 60.- per day plus MNT 160,000.- or US$ 118.- for 100 litres of petrol) and exploring, over the following three days and 800 km, Central Mongolia’s Orkhon Valley, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and (i) the centre of the Mongol Empire, (ii) the centre of the Uighur Empire, and (iii) the birthplace of Mongolian Buddhism; many thanks, Gochoo, for your wild ChinggisKhaan-like but safe driving.

Click below for a summary of this year's travels
2012 Map Konni & Matt

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Photos 2012-10 Mongolia

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