The Chinggis Khaan International airport has all necessary amenities to welcome participants properly. It is located 1 hour from the down town of Ulaanbaatar. This airport is used for arrival and departure of international flights.
The officially recommended hotels are located close to the meeting venue. For those who wish to take a taxi, it is strongly recommended that delegates only use the airport taxies. The cost of a journey of airport to Ulaanbaatar down town is approximately 60’000 MNT by Taxi. For transportation from the hotels, other than the venue hotel, to the meeting venue and vice versa, hotel’s taxis and other means like car rent are available, all borne by the participants.
The official currency of Mongolia is the Tugrik. Visa, American Express and MasterCard cards can also be used. Banks are open from Monday till Friday, from 8:00 to 18:00. Most banks in Ulaanbaatar provide Visa or MasterCard facilities through their branches and ATMs. Most of international Credit cards are widely accepted in Malls and shops. Money Exchange is available through airports and Banks in Ulaanbaatar. ID or passport is required for Money Exchange.
The exchange current rate in Ulaanbaatar is as follows:
1 Dollar = 3,369.00 MNT (approx.)
AC power voltage in Ulaanbaatar is 220/240V, frequency ~50Hz. Most electrical outlets are as shown below.
Mongolian is the official language in Ulaanbaatar. However, people also speak English.
Emergency medical assistance will be provided free of charge within the premises where the meeting will take place. Nevertheless, it is advised to take out international travel insurance to cover any medical expenses in case of medical treatment. Hotels can provide assistance for any medical emergency
Internet Access free of charge will be available at the event meeting room. Hotels normally offer free WiFi connectivity. Sim card can be purchased from airports, passport is required. All telecom providers have a stand in shops and major malls. Hotels can assist the guests.
From contemporary restaurants serving all types of international cuisine in hotels, resorts, malls and commercial areas, to the coffee shops, the possibilities are endless.
Traditional Mongolian food can be found at a number of hotels and restaurants.
Supermarkets are widely spread around Ulaanbaatar. Main hypermarkets stores like Nomin Hypermarket, Emart are providing all kind of food, organic and authentic.
Be mindful about alcohol consumption. There are many restaurants and even bars or nightclubs where you can get alcohol. You can also purchase alcohol from specialized stores which are usually located inside hotels.
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Mongolia is one of the safest countries around the world. Not only for the great efforts of the police, but also the great and kind hearts of the Mongolian people. They always care for their country and its visitors, and provide them with the warmest welcome even when they are complete strangers. According to the Global Terrorism Index, Mongolia is one of the few terrorism-free countries in the world. So, visitors don’t need to bring weapons or to be worried about safety. If anything wrong happens, they can go and talk to the police.
Though the crime rate is rather low in the city, tourists should observe regular safety precautions. One should not set off for exploration to remote districts of the city as well as keep by oneself valuables and substantial sums of cash. Those who visit the city of Ulaanbaatar for the first time are strongly recommended to stroll around the city only with a guide.
The weather in Ulaanbaatar during October can be cold and very dry but can be pleasant at day. Daytime maximum temperatures average around a steamy 5°C , whilst at night it is -10°C