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Chinggis Khan Statue Complex of Mongolia- what you will see

It’s day five of our trip to Mongolia. Yesterday, we checked into Alungoo Ger, a beautiful Ger camp, and had a great time. The following day, after breakfast, our coach brought us to Chinggis Khan Statue Complex, which took us over half an hour to reach. It’s located on the roadway connecting Nalaikh and Erdene …

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Gorkhi Terelj National Park- 6 best things to do

On the fourth day of our trip to Mongolia, we left Ulaanbaatar early in the morning to head to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. Our itinerary for today includes visiting Old Wooden Bridge, Turtle Rock, and the Aryabal Meditation Temple, horse riding, and visiting the local people. Lastly, we will stay at the traditional Ger. 1. Old …

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Sukhbaatar Square (Chinggis Square) | Ulaanbaatar city tour

Sukhbaatar Square is the central square of Ulaanbaatar and the capital city’s most prominent landmark. It was a sunny day when we arrived, and few people were around. Our guide, Enerel, took us around and introduced us to the surrounding buildings and the square’s history. We spent about half an hour there, walking around the …

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National Museum of Mongolia- things to know before visiting

On day 3 of our trip to Mongolia, we visited the National Museum of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar to understand Mongolia’s culture and history better. Upon arrival, our tour guide, Enerel, arranged to purchase the entrance ticket, and I also paid for the additional 20000₮ as a photography fee so that I could take photographs inside …

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Erdene Zuu Monastery- oldest Buddhist monastery in Mongolia

During our tour of Mongolia, we spent half a day visiting the ancient city of Karakoram. The highlight of our trip was undoubtedly the Erdene Zuu Monastery, the oldest Buddhist temple in Mongolia. Though it has been badly damaged throughout history, a few temples within the monastery complex remain intact. We can’t wait to share …

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Naadam Festival – visit the traditional Mongolian Camp

Last week, we were off to a place that’s really far away from Malaysia – an exotic destination that’s pretty mysterious to us. It’s a country with a culture we don’t know much about, and we’re excited to learn more. It’s known as the “land of the eternal blue sky,” and it’s got wide grasslands …

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Top 8 places to visit in Pokhara- completed in two days

Are you thinking about visiting Nepal for your next holiday? If so, you’ll want to check out all the places to visit in Pokhara, the second-largest city in Nepal. We’ve also written another article about the top places to visit in Kathmandu, which you can find here. Our local Nepal tour company, Grande Adventure, handpicked …

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Top 6 attractions in Kathmandu you must visit

Here’s a list of the best attractions in Kathmandu based on our wonderful trip to Nepal. Most visitors usually spend about two to three days in Kathmandu, especially if they plan to explore other parts of Nepal, so these will be the top places you must visit. These places can easily be visited within two …

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Bhaktapur Durbar Square Nepal- a must-visit place in Kathmandu

The Bhaktapur Durbar Square, located in Bhaktapur, Nepal, was once a royal palace complex that housed the Malla kings from the 14th to the 18th century. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is celebrated for its well-preserved architecture, temples, and courtyards. The square consists of several plazas, including Durbar Square, Taumadhi Square, Dattatreya Square, and Pottery …

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Pashupatinath Temple at Kathmandu- the cremation rituals

The Pashupatinath Temple, situated in Kathmandu, Nepal, alongside the Bagmati River, is a revered Hindu temple. It is one of the UNESCO-listed world heritage sites dedicated to Lord Shiva, making it one of the holiest shrines for Hindus.  The temple complex showcases Nepal’s ancient architectural excellence, with origins dating back to the 4th century during …

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