IF YOU GO
Flight connections to Ulaanbaatar are available from a variety of hubs, such as Seoul and Beijing, with airlines including Mongolian Airlines and Korean Air. Americans don’t need a visa for Mongolia, but UAE citizens can obtain a visa on arrival. UK citizens need to obtain a visa in advance. Contact the Mongolian Embassy for more information.
Nomadic Road offers expedition-style trips to Mongolia in January and August, and other destinations during most other months. A nine-day Mongolia trip in August next year costs from $5,250 (Dh19,280) per person based on two sharing, including airport transfers, two nights’ hotel accommodation in Ulaanbaatar, vehicle rental, petrol, thirdparty vehicle liability insurance, the services of a guide and support team, food and entrance fees. www.nomadicroad.com
A fully guided three-day, two-night itinerary at Three Camel Lodge costs from $2,420 per person based on two sharing, including airport transfers, accommodation, meals and excursions including the Yol Valley and Flaming Cliffs. A return internal flight from Ulaanbaatar to Dalanzadgad costs $300 per person. www.threecamellodge.com