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GOBI DESERT - AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER 


What's the best time to go to Gobi Desert in Mongolia? From here you can find the Gobi average day/night monthly temperature and precipitation frequency by rainfall and snowfall.

    • During the months May, June, July, August, September and October you will experience pleasant weather with a nice average temperature.
    • Gobi has dry periods in January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November and December.

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AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AND WEATHER IN ULAANBAATAR

The average day/night monthly temperature and precipitation frequency by rainfall and snowfall in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

  • The months May, June, July, August and September have a nice average temperature.
  • Cold season / winter is in the months January, February, November and December.
  • On average, the warmest month is July and August.

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What is a Tourist Ger Camp?

Mongolia tourist ger campA Ger is Mongolian traditional round shaped dwelling that has been used since the Mongols started nomadic life with animal husbandry. Ger is portable, easily assembled and disassembled, and the most natural dwelling on earth. A ger consists of felt covers, wooden columns, and a round window at the top, thin wooden poles and floor, wall (wooden lattice attached together with animal hide, ropes) and ropes. Most of ger materials are made of animals like felt- sheep wool, ropes- camel or sheep wool, horse or yak’s tail, and of course wood.

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MAIN BUDDHIST TEMPLES AND MONASTERIES IN MONGOLIA

Gandan Monastery
One of the most important and biggest monastery of Ulaanbaatar is the Gandan Monastery. It was founded in the year 1835 by order of the 5th Jebsundamba, who was the head of Mongolian Buddhism.  In the 1930s Gandan Monastery was the only temple that operating its function during communist regime. Unfortunately, in 1938, Gandan monastery was closed down only to be reopened in 1944 after some monk’s petition. When democratic revolution took place in 1990s, Gandan Monastery was given the right to operate freely for public worship. Today, the monastery is main worshipping place for locals and every Mongolians visit to pray for Migjid Janraisig (Avalokitesvara) at least 1 time a year. Around 150 monks belong to this monastery.

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BUDDHISM IN MONGOLIA

Buddhism was introduced to Mongolia three times. First one was in the period of 6th century from India. Second introduction took place in the beginning of the 13th century. Third one was during 16th century. For Mongolians, Tibetan Buddhism became as way of unifying people and creating a sense of nationalism in 16th century.
One of the biggest reason of Buddhism spread in Mongolia is that in 1578, Abtai Khan — one of Mongolian most influential military leader invited the high-ranking monk from Tibet. Altan Khan (also known as Abtai Khan) gave the title of Dalai Lama for the first time to that spiritual leader of Tibet. Dalai can be translated as “ocean.” Dalai Lama means "Ocean of Wisdom". Moreover, Avtai Sain Khan ordered to build the Erdene Zuu monastery in Karakorum in 1584.

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"We enjoyed our trip very much.
The best parts of the trip were meeting nomads in the countryside and seeing the natural beauty."

05/04/2011 - 10:30
Barbara. R Family, US
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