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Local Living Mongolia-Nomadic Life Adventure Tour

Asia

  • Mongolia

It was from Mongolia that Ghengis Khan set forth to conquer the world. This unique adventure is your chance to return to this heartland and let its people and scenery capture your heart. Leave Ulaanbaatar and the modern world behind and stay with three different families to experience life as a nomad. From Orkhon Valley to Gorkhi Terelj National Park, you'll live in gers, take tea with your neighbours, ride horses, and learn archery and garment-making skills. It's 10 days like you never imagined.


Highlights

Sleep in a traditional Mongolian ger, Ride across desert landscapes on horseback, learn to make local crafts from nomadic hosts, compete with Mongolian nomads in archery


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group Your Local Living Moment: Horseback Riding, Högnö
Tarna Uul Your Local Living Moment: Nomadic Family Stay, Gorkhi Terelj National Park Your Foodie Moment: Mongolian Cultural Show & Dinner, Ulaanbaatar. Daily lessons and demonstrations of various nomadic skills and techniques while staying with nomadic hosts. Transport between destinations and included activities.


Accommodation

Traditional ger (6 nts), ger camp (1 nt), basic hotels (2 nts).


Meals Included

9 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 7 dinners


Transport

Public bus, oxcart, horse.


About our Transportation

We will use public buses to travel between Ulaanbaatar and Terelj National Park. While in the park, we will travel by horse and oxcart. Travellers should be comfortable on and around horses.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD 200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

You will be on the move a good deal, so pack as lightly as possible (try to stay under 10kg / 22lb). It is in your own interest as you are expected to carry your own luggage. We don't recommend bring suitcases.

Day 1 Ulaanbaatar

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 2 Ulaanbaatar/Rashaant Sum

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 3 Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 4 Orkhon Valley

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 5 Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 6 Kharkhorin/Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 7 Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Ulaanbaatar

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 8 Gorkhi Terelj National Park

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 9 Gorkhi Terelj National Park/Ulaanbaatar

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Day 10 Ulaanbaatar

Arrive at any time.

Please note that Ulaanbaatar is really the only chance to stock up on supplies you might have left behind, plus any bottled water, beer/wine/spirits, and coffee you may want. Boiled water and tea is available throughout the stay.

Details

Prices from: €1249.00

Duration: 10 Days

Trip Style: Local Living

Service Level: Basic

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 12

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