Mongolia is a fascinating country, often overlooked but always enjoyed. See Mongolia from the Trans-Siberian railway. Located in the valley of the Tuul river, surrounded by picturesque mountains, Ulaan Baatar is the laid back provincial capital of a nomadic nation.

A guide to visiting the Naadam Festival

  This time last year our Digital Content Editor, Hollie Youlden, kicked off an epic Trans-Mongolian train adventure with the 3-day Naadam Festival in Ulaan Bataar. She revisits the experience with her guide on what to expect during the festival … Continue reading

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The Naadam Festival, Mongolia

  When travelling from Moscow to Beijing aboard the legendary Trans-Siberian, why not stop in Ulaan Bataar in time to witness the spectacle of the opening ceremony of the Mongolian Naadam Festival as the locals battle it out in the … Continue reading

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Photo Showcase: Trans Siberian Trip & Naadam Festival

What could possibly be better, more mind-blowing and unforgettable than a trip on the Trans Siberian express? Why, the same thing plus one of the world’s most incredible displays of wrestle mania! At the Nadaam Festival Mongolian men battle each … Continue reading

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Video of the Week: Beijing to Moscow by Train

Beijing to Ulaanbataar to Moscow. Over 7500 km of amazing scenery and life in one five minute video, beautifully shot with a fab Mongolian soundtrack. What’s not to love about this video? Makes us yearn to be back on rails!! … Continue reading

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A Frosty Photo Showcase – winter on the Trans-Siberian

One of our travellers went with us on a Trans-Siberian train journey last December and had these amazing photos of snowy Mongolia – and a few of Russia – to share with us. Enjoy!

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Video of the Week: The Mongol Rally 2012

On The Go Tours is proud to announce that we’ll be sponsoring Trekking in Tweed, a team in this year’s Mongol Rally. This is the ultimate race – just take a look at the video below! The Mongol Rally, by … Continue reading

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Katie & Evan in Mongolia

Katie’s tummy hurts from giggling so much, and we’ve giggled along at this latest blog too. Nothing like a flatulent horse to get one giggling, right? It’s the latest from Team Kevan’s Trans-Siberian adventure.Thanks Katie! Our last morning on the train … Continue reading

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Team Kevan on the Trans-Siberian train

Katie and Evan leave Moscow to cross a third of the globe on the legendary Trans-Siberian railway. Cue large amounts of vodka, a strange smurf-like Finnish man, one or two visa issues and a large helping of relief on arrival in … Continue reading

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The Mongolian Naadam Festival

As if travelling across Asia on an epic rail adventure wasn’t enough, now you can plan your Trans-Siberian trip to coincide with the incredible Naadam Festival in Mongolia. Held over the Mongolian national holiday, the Naadam Festival is celebrated over … Continue reading

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