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  1. BEST TIME TO COME TO MONGOLIA?

    May to September is the best season with the peak season in July for the Naadam Festival. August is a rainy month of the year, but be assured, that you will still have many sunny days at this time. The best time to visit the Gobi Desert is May or September. For hunters October and November is best time for hunting.

  2. FLIGHT TICKETS TO ULAANBATAAR?

    As we are based in Ulaanbaatar, we are also able to book for you a convenient air ticket. Please fill out the inquiry form with your requirements and we will contact you with a quote for flights within three days. All direct flights go to Ulaanbaatar – most of them from Beijing, Moscow, Seoul, Tokyo, Berlin or Frankfurt.

  3. HOW DO I GET TO MY HOTEL?

    Don’t worry about transportation in Ulaanbaatar, our drivers are going to pick up you from the airport and bring you to your hotel.

  4. WHAT VISA REQUIREMENTS ARE THERE?

    Some citizens don’t need to obtain a tourist visa for Mongolia within 30 days. Otherwise, there will also be a visa fee of 53 USD. We will supply an official confirmation letter (by email or post) for your visa application once you book a trip with us. More information you will find under this link http://www.mfa.gov.mn/?page_id=18131

  5. IS MONGOLIA A SAFE DESTINATION?

    Mongolia has one of the lowest crime rates in the world and compared to the US and Europe, is considered a very safe destination. Mongolian people are known for their nomadic hospitality and they will make you feel very welcome.

  6. WHAT IS THE ACCOMMODATION LIKE?

    In Ulaanbaatar, you will be in a 3 or 4 star hotel. During any trips around the country, you will be camping in tents and in traditional Mongolian ger camps. All accommodation offered by Motor Brothers Mongolia is personally checked by our staff to ensure high standards.

  7. WHAT IS A TOURIST GER CAMP? CAN I PLUG MY HAIR DRYER OR ELECTRIC RAZOR IN MY GER?

    The tourist camps use traditional ger (national dwelling of Mongolia) for the accommodation (2-4 people sleep in one ger). The ger camps also have a separate washing block that contains western style flushing toilets in cubicles and shower cubicles. There are also laundry, eating and shopping facilities and you can charge up camera batteries and plug other electric items in the camps.

  8. WHAT SHOULD I BRING WITH ME?

    Warm thin layers of clothing, waterproof jacket, good walking boots, sandals and a hat and/or headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds. Don’t forget insect repellent, sun cream, lip balm and first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose, bandages, any medicine prescribed for you), all your camera equipment, binoculars and perhaps some snacks to eat between meal times.

  9. HOW’S THE FOOD?

    Mutton, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian food, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! Tourist camps provide western meals. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian.

  10. DO I NEED VACCINATIONS AND HOW IS THE WATER SAFE TO DRINK?

    No vaccinations are required. The tap water in the cities is safe to drink, but mineral water is recommended. We will supply mineral water during your trip.

  11. WHERE CAN I EXCHANGE MY MONEY?

    US Dollars are often accepted, especially in Ulaanbaatar, but it is also useful to carry some cash in the local currency, the Tugrik (1 USD = 2500 Tugrik). Any bank in Mongolia will be more than happy to exchange your currency, as will most of the hotels you will stay in.

  12. CAN I DRIVE IN MONGOLIA WITH MY DRIVERS LICENSE?

    Yes, all drivers will be able to drive in Mongolia with their driver license.

  13. WHAT CREDIT CARDS DO YOU ACCEPT?

    We accept Visa and MasterCard as payment methods.

  14. DO I NEED TRAVEL INSURANCE, AND IF SO, WHAT SHOULD IT COVER?

    Although not required, we recommend that our tour participants purchase a standard travel insurance policy through your insurance company. This is an affordable and comprehensive travel protection program that covers you for unexpected events that could cause you to cancel or interrupt your vacation, unexpected delays, medical assistance, loss of or damage to baggage.

  15. DO YOU ORGANIZE PRIVATE TOURS?

    We offer private tours to individuals, families, and groups. Our private tours include a wide range of activities from cultural explorations, archeology to exhilarating outdoor adventures (jeep safari, Altai mountain trekking, horse and camel riding, Gobi Desert expeditions and much more).

  16. WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE MOTOR BROTHERS MONGOLIA ?

    We are committed to provide high quality, flexible and well-designed travel products and services to meet the needs of our clients. We work hard to ensure that your memories of Mongolia will be treasured for your lifetime. We are using only the best vehicles and camping equipment.

  17. DO YOU RECOMMEND EARLY ARRIVAL?

    Yes, early arrival might be recommended if your flights take long time or due to time differences between our countries. In this case, we can book your hotel room at discounted rates.