Best time to travel to Mongolia

In Mongolia, we are happy to be one of a few countries of the world that experience the classic four seasons of spring, summer, autumn, and winter. Many parts of the world get only two or even one.

Top touristic months in Mongolia occurs from June through to the beginning of October. Those months are the best time to visit Mongolia as the skies are generally clear and the views spectacular. You can do tours in Mongolia at the end of May, but as the earliest season, it will be colder to enjoy Mongolia compare to summer months.

In the cities, you can do sightseeing, visit historical or natural museums, meet traditions, get acquainted with local histories and customs. During the whole year, you can drive out of the town and visit places such as Terelj national park or Chinggis Khan statue.

Mongolia is famous for cultural tours, trekking tours, horse riding tours, and visiting historical places. Mongolia is the country of adventure. All these activities are available in the summer months. Even in the summer in Mongolia when it is the most touristic season wherever you go you will see a few tourist camps around you. Wherever you will go and camp, mostly you will be neighboring only with locals.

The best time to travel to Mongolia

Some of the months are featuring with famous Mongolian festivals:

  • 22nd – 23rd of March Naurys festival in western Mongolia.
  • 11th -12th of July you can see the Naadam festival.
  • At the 3rd weekend of September – Altai Nomadic Eagle Festival.
  • At the 1st weekend of October – Golden Eagle Festival every year.
  • A lunar new year of Mongolia in February.
  • Horse Festival in November.
  • Ice festival in March. 
  • Camel festival in March.

Western Mongolia offers authentic tour “hunting with an eagle” in the winter.

You will be staying with the eagle hunter’s family and experience the nomadic life. You will be enjoying the most beautiful view Altai mountain, do horse riding with eagle hunters and see how they train their birds.