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Mongolia is located in northeast Asia and is landlocked between Russia and China.
Visa and Immigration Procedures to Mongolia
Most travelers to Mongolia need a visa unless they come from one of the visa exception countries. Travelers from any region who want to stay in Mongolia for more than thirty days must register with Mongolian Immigration in Ulaanbaatar within the first week of arrival. Visitors who neglect to register and who stay much longer than thirty days in Mongolia, even as a result of factors beyond their control, can be halted at departure, temporarily rejected when exiting Mongolia, and fined. You do not need an air ticket while processing your visa.
Things/Items Allowed into Mongolia
Other than personal artifacts such as clothes, passengers 18 and older are allowed to bring without customs duty 200 individual cigarettes, 50 cigars, 1 liter of vodka, 2 liters of wine, and 3 liters of beer.
Things/Items Forbidden out of Mongolia
・National as well as Foreign Currencies and Bonds of Mongolia
・Infected Second-hand clothes, Bed Sheets, Shoes
・Chemicals, Radioactive Materials, Toxins, and Explosives
Things/Items Forbidden into Mongolia
・Firearms, Weapons, Military Equipment, Explosives
Voice of Travelers to Mongolia
Perfect Ticket Cost And Customer Support
We wanted to visit Mongolia so we flew from Hong Kong to Ulaanbataar. The air ticket cost was great! Air tickets for Mongolia were widely available. The airline staff was attentive and their services were excellent. Overall it’s a good airline so I wish it flew to more destinations. I recommend Mongolian airlines.
Easy and Enjoyable Experience
I traveled to Mongolia on a MIAT flight from Seoul to Ulaanbaatar, on the Boeing 767. The flight left on time, the seat was clean, and the breakfast was delicious. The crew was cordial and pointed out fantastic landscapes to view as we were landing in Ulaanbaatar. The air ticket price was very reasonable for such a wonderful experience. The onboard service was excellent and the food was great. I was amazed to see such good customer support. Overall, it was just a smooth and enjoyable experience, so I recommend this airline.
My return trip on a Boeing 767-300ER from Ulaanbaatar to Seoul Incheon was fairly uneventful. Check-in was straightforward and my bags were admitted as hand luggage without much examination. The seats are pretty wide, with a 2-3-2 seat design in economy. Services during the trip were high quality and the food was delicious.
Mongolia Travelers' Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I purchase flight tickets to visit Mongolia?
You can purchase an air ticket at ticket counters or online. To confirm your appropriate air ticket booking with MIAT, send scanned copies of your passport and payment confirmation slip through e-mail to their call center at firstname.lastname@example.org.
When is the perfect time to visit Mongolia?
The perfect time to visit is from June to September. July is also suitable for the Naadam festival and is an excellent time of year for many outdoor actions. Note that July and August in Mongolia are the wettest months of the whole year.
Why is Mongolia so popular?
Mongolia is among the world's last undiscovered travel destinations as well as being the safest nation to visit. Mongolia is a terrain where travelers can experience wide-open areas, forests, deserts, cobalt blue skies, crystal clear rivers and lakes, and nomadic hospitality. An air ticket to Mongolia is also affordable.
Mongolia - Direct Flights to Major Airports
Airports handling direct flights to Chinggis Khaan International Airport ・Hong Kong International (HKG)
・Shenzhen Bao'an International (SZX), China.
・London Heathrow (LHR) International Airport
Airports handling direct flights to Bayankhongor International Airport ・Osaka Kansai International (KIX) Airport, Japan
・St Petersburg Pulkovo (LED) International Airport, Russia ・New York John F. Kennedy, International Airport, USA
Flight Routes to Mongolia
The major international airport of Mongolia is Ulaanbaatar’s Chinggis Khaan airport. Flying to Mongolia generally requires a couple of stops on the way and it is likely you will spend time in either Beijing International Airport (PEK) or South Korea's Incheon International Airport (ICN). The major airlines in Mongolia are MIAT Mongolian Airlines, Korean Air, Air China, Turkish Airlines, and Aeroflot. Apart from main cities like Beijing, Moscow and Seoul, there are flights from Mongolia to smaller destinations in China, Kyrgyzstan and Russia. Other regional flights from Mongolia may change with the seasons. Air tickets are available for purchase all year round.