Overland Travel in Mongolia
Overlanding in Mongolia means driving hundreds of kilometers in the middle of nowhere, a land inhabited by shepherds, goats, sheep, and camels. The emptiness of the Gobi Desert is exhilarating yet frustrating as rough dirt roads are never-ending and may require some hard-core 4×4 stuff.
Mongolia is an ultimate destination for a serious, fun, and challenging road trip!
Find out some of the best places to camp with your overland vehicle. Check out our overland travel information page with all the practical tips you need, and enjoy reading about the stunning places to visit on your overland trip.
An overview with books about Central Asia (Mongolia, Stan Countries) and the Silk Road: Non Fiction, Fiction, Travel Memoirs, Guidebooks.
Travel information for your overland journey to Mongolia: budget, roads, gas stations, camping, and more in our Mongolia Travel Guide.
Mongolia is vast and empty and you can camp anywhere. So here overlanders share the most awesome spots for wild camping in Mongolia.
Travel from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing using public transport. Here’s info on traveling by plane, train, or bus, and includes border information.
Getting a China visa is tricky so here’s hence our lowdown on the China visa application process at the Chinese Embassy in Ulaanbaatar.
Mongolia’s most important celebration, the Nadaam Festival is a summer event held throughout the summer and in every corner of Mongolia.
A two-week road trip in the Gobi Desert: vast and empty but with fascinating landscapes and hidden ‘treats’, a monastery and rock carvings.
Prepare your overland journey to Northern Asia: schedules, roadmaps, and guidebooks for Central Asia (Stan countries), Russia, and Mongolia.
During a weekend-long festival monks chant for enlightenment in the Amarbayasgalant Monastery, one of Mongolia’s top three monasteries.