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Mongolia visa Hanoi

Getting a Mongolia Visa in Hanoi

We received our Mongolian visa from the Hanoi embassy in Vietnam in May 2016 using our Australian passports without any problems. Here is some information on the application process. Embassy location The Mongolian Embassy is located in the Van Phuc Diplomatic Compound at 298 Kim Ma, Ba Dinh (Villa 6). Just ask one of the guards out the front for directions if you have trouble finding it. A taxi should cost around US$4 from the Old Town. The Embassy only accepts…

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Naadam Festival

A Backpacker’s Guide to the Naadam Festival

The Naadam Festival is Mongolia’s biggest festival and is celebrated across the country. It showcases three traditional Mongolian games – archery, wrestling and horse racing. There is a palpable energy across the country during the festival and it is a fantastic time to visit. And the best news? You can experience all the fun and chaos of Naadam on a budget. No tours required! Naadam Festival Dates The Festival is held in Ulaanbaator on the 11th and 12th of July each…

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Backpacking in Mongolia

Guide to Backpacking in Mongolia

In this guide we will tell you all about travelling in Mongolia on a budget, including what to see, where to stay and how to get there. Why Visit? Mongolia is probably the most unique and visually stunning country you will ever visit. It is the most sparsely populated country on the planet, and the feeling of being truly isolated while travelling through the Mongolian countryside is one that is hard to describe. The generous locals, incredible scenery, and stunning nighttime skies…

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