Mongolia has a refreshing climate with no humidity. The drastically changing temperature that occurs during the four seasons, night and day, sunny and rainy days is a feature of Mongolia. Even in summertime, bringing warm clothes is highly recommended. The best season for traveling to Mongolia is from June until August.
The togrog or tugrik can be exchanged at the Airport, Hotel or at an Currency Exchange place. Japanese Yen and American Dollars are accepted. Beware that you cannot exchange the currency within Japan. It is recommended that exchange in Mongolia.
The voltage is 220V and the frequency 50Hz. The shape of the plug-in is a B, B3, Type C. You need a voltage transformer since Japanese electric equipments cannot be used in Mongolia. Please make sure that chargers for Digital Cameras and Computers are compatible with 220V.
Please make sure to bring warm clothes at all times, even during summer.
Always bring your own medicine since they are difficult to obtain in Mongolia and their effects are uncertain.
Hotels in Mongolia do not provide pajamas or a sleepwear, therefore please make sure to bring your own.
Naadam is the Mongolian word for “Festival”. Once very year the Naadam festival takes place in all parts of Mongolia. The biggest Naadam festival is held in Ulan Bator, which lasts for 3 days starting from July 11th, which marks the anniversary of the revolution. Competitors from all over Mongolia gather to participate in different tournaments, the main 3 being horse racing, Mongolian wrestling and archery.