Luxury Travel Insider explores Mongolia with Undraa Buyannemekh
Insights & Highlights of Mongolian Life & Travel
The podcast Luxury Travel Insider has interviewed Nomadic Expeditions President Undraa Buyannemekh for her unique and authentic cultural perspectives on visiting Mongolia. In this fascinating episode, she shares her insights on the country’s rich history, vibrant nomadic culture, and natural beauty, providing a compelling case for why Mongolia should be at the top of your travel list.
From the vast grassy plains to the towering mountains and deserts, Mongolia offers an array of stunning landscapes to explore. The country is also home to a diverse range of flora and fauna, including rare and endangered species such as the snow leopard and the Gobi bear.
Undraa also discussed Mongolia’s fascinating history, from the powerful Mongol Empire of Chinggis Khan to the country’s more recent political and economic transformations. She highlighted the resilience and resourcefulness of the Mongolian people, who have adapted to their harsh environment and preserved their unique cultural traditions despite centuries of external pressures.
One of the most compelling aspects of Mongolia is its nomadic culture. Approximately 30% of Mongolia’s population still live a traditional nomadic lifestyle, herding livestock and moving with the seasons. Visitors to Mongolia can experience this way of life firsthand by staying with nomadic families, learning about their customs and traditions, and even participating in daily activities such as milking cows and making traditional dairy products.
Undraa emphasized the importance of responsible and sustainable tourism in Mongolia, which can support local communities and preserve the country’s natural and cultural heritage for future generations. Nomadic Expeditions’ journeys offer a range of eco-friendly and culturally sensitive tours, from horseback riding in the steppe to exploring ancient monasteries and archaeological sites.
Whether you are seeking natural beauty, fascinating history, or an opportunity to connect with local communities, Mongolia is a truly unique and captivating destination that offers a rich and authentic cultural experience. And with responsible and sustainable tourism options available, visitors can feel good about supporting local communities and preserving this incredible country’s heritage for generations to come.