Ulaanbaatar - Post Report Question and Answers

Are there any unusual problems with insects or other infestations in housing?

No - Aug 2022

Never seen a bug in the building. - Jan 2022

Flies in the summer in the countryside. Other than that, not much survives at -40C. - Sep 2020

Some ants in summer, but the cold takes care of them in the winter. - Aug 2020

No. - Jul 2019

This is where the cold can be helpful as it kills insects! However, I have had plenty of ant invasions in the summer and there are tons of pesky flies in summer as well. - Oct 2016

Nothing to speak of in UB - none of the typical concerns of tropical countries like dengue or malaria. Cockroaches happily absent! Biggest problem would be gnats and mites in summer in forest and lake areas, so do bring some repellent for such trips. - Feb 2015

Not so far, but we have not done a summer here. - May 2012

None. - Feb 2012

Flies are common during the summer. It's too cold the rest of the year that bugs are virtually nonexistent. - Feb 2011

Mosquitoes in summer. Avoid small mammals (like marmots) that have fleas that carry bubonic plague. - Jan 2009

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