Visitors often use Olgii as a launch pad for other adventures. Mongolia is home to plenty of natural and cultural sights.
For a glimpse of the local culture, head straight to Mongolia's art galleries, theaters and history museums. Each place offers a unique history and the Mongolia area has its own fair share of stories to tell. The ruins in these parts provide a fascinating window on the past.
Mongolia provides visitors a wide range of laid-back ways to enjoy the great outdoors, such as wildlife watching and shore fishing. If the weather is good while you are here, get out and enjoy the water activities. Boating and swimming are both popular here.
Very often, a region's true personality can be found within its culinary traditions. Two of the region's favourite ingredients are noodles and dried curd. Do as the locals do and order instant-boiled mutton or cooked mutton. Once the main course dishes are cleared away try the delicious kifir (soft yoghurt). Find a good spot to relax with a Atlan Gobi, a popular beer in this region. Then, relax with a refreshing local airag (fermented mare’s milk).
When booking your trip to Olgii, keep in mind that the closest major airport, Altay Airport, is situated in in Altay, 120 miles (193 kilometers) to the southwest.