Nomadic Life

Fully immerse yourself in a Mongolian nomadic life experience by visiting a traditional nomadic family. Visit for a quick cup of tea, help to make a traditional meal and enjoy eating together with the family or stay overnight for the full experience.

Suitable for children ages 0+

Large group deals available

Visit a nomadic family living in the traditional Mongolian way, herding animals for a living. Learn how to make a traditional meal and immerse yourself in traditional culture. 

INCLUDES: Transfers from Ulaanbaatar

Meet in Ulaanbaatar and drive to the family. As the family is remote, the jouney may involve riding a yak cart or horse to get there! Meet the family and make lunch together. Learn about traditional cooking methods and traditional life. Time to relax or help with the families chores such as fetching water or fire wood. 

Length: 1-2 hours lunch, 1 hour traditional life instruction, 3 hours transfers. 

Includes: Lunch (v/vg available), guide, transfers between activity location and Ulaanbaatar

Subject to availability

Price to be announced

2-4 people

All Year

visiting a nomadic family

Visit a nomadic herder family living in the beautiful Terelj National Park. Enjoy hiking to scenic locations on the way.

INCLUDES: Transfers from Ulaanbaatar and lunch

Meet in Ulaanbaatar and drive to Terelj National Park. Visit the majestic Turtle rock and hike up to the Aryapal Meditation Temple for a spectacular view of the glacial valleys. Time to explore the temple before continuing to drive deeper into the National Park. Leave the vehcle behind and hike or horse ride to the home of the nomadic family. Arrive in time for a homemade traditional lunch. 

Spend time with the family and learn about the culture and lifestyle. Enjoy the peaceful nature and beautiful scenery before heading back to Ulaanbaatar.

Length: 2-3 hours hiking, 2 hours family visit, 3 hours transfers. 8 hours minimum.

Includes: English speaking guide, lunch (v/vg available), transfers between activity location and Ulaanbaatar

Subject to availability

Price to be announced

2-4 people

May-September

Get the full experience and spend a night in a ger next to a nomadic family.

INCLUDES: Transfers from Ulaanbaatar, 3 traditional meals

Meet in Ulaanbaatar and drive to the family. As the family is remote, the journey may involve riding a yak cart or horse to get there! Meet the family and make lunch together. Learn about traditional cooking methods and traditional life. Time to relax or help with the family’s chores such as fetching water or fire wood, or explore the area and go hiking.

In the evening share dinner with your host family. Play a traditional game such as ankle bones. 

Tonight you will sleep in a cozy ger. 

In the morning enjoy a traditional breakfast such as fried bread or rice porridge. Say goodbye to your host family and do some hiking before heading back to Ulaanbaatar. 

Length: 1.5 days

Includes: English speaking guide, accommodation in ger, 3 meals (v/vg available), transfers between activity location and Ulaanbaatar. 

150 USD per person

2-4 people

May-September

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