Yet another yurt nomadic exchange stay

All about Mongolia
Gabi
Posts: 4
Joined: Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:47 am

Yet another yurt nomadic exchange stay

Postby Gabi » Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:31 am

Hi! I´m planning to go to Mongolia in September-October for 3 weeks. I am one of those million travellers who´d like to stay with a nomadic family for at least 1 week, helping them with their daily chores so to learn a bit about how is their life in the grassland.. Ideally get to know their horses (looking forward riding horses too, though I haven´t done it for a while). Helpex- workaway (I am working as an English teacher in Beijing) or even a ""tour"", but ideally those self-organized, "non for the profit" communities type organizations who actually get most of the money from you and are willing to have the interaction with you. Basically don´t wanna be the annoying foreigner interfering in their lives without them really willing to. If you know a family or have done such thing don´t hesitate to let me know!
0 x

bwv812
China expert
China expert
Posts: 717
Joined: Sat Jan 10, 2015 11:02 pm
x 3247
x 168

Re: Yet another yurt nomadic exchange stay

Postby bwv812 » Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:44 am

You might look at Ger to Ger and/or ask them if they can set something like that up for you.

https://www.gertoger.org
1 x
My 2012 overland trip from Tokyo to Istanbul: https://silkroadwanderings.blogspot.com

Gabi
Posts: 4
Joined: Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:47 am

Re: Yet another yurt nomadic exchange stay

Postby Gabi » Sat Aug 24, 2019 9:16 am

Thanks a lot!! It looks like what I am looking for, I've already sent them a message. Reading about what they offer already gave me the burning sensation of an upcoming trip!!
0 x

lunasiatica
Posts: 3
Joined: Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:23 pm
x 1

Re: Yet another yurt nomadic exchange stay

Postby lunasiatica » Fri Nov 15, 2019 12:09 pm

for the new people who will read this post: we went to Mongolia several time and always have experience with nomadic families and stay with them some days to divide their traditional life. if interesting I can help and give some contact to go to authentic families spend with them how long you want from 1 day to a whole life!
cost is 8 euro/day/head, and something for the petrol, as they will come to pick you to bus station to got to their winter or summer campment. you give direct money to the family

hope this can help
1 x


  • Similar Topics
    Replies
    Views
    Last post
  • Is it possible to have a yurt stay in September?
    by eccles1 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:35 am » in Kyrgyzstan
    7
    1051
    by Halilee View the latest post
    Mon Jul 29, 2019 3:49 pm
  • Best Yurt Stay for one night trip
    by vijayanand180 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:03 pm » in Kyrgyzstan
    3
    391
    by steven View the latest post
    Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:57 am
  • How to choose a yurt camp to stay on the northern shore of Song kul?
    by stevesayskanpai » Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:55 pm » in Kyrgyzstan
    1
    665
    by steven View the latest post
    Thu May 03, 2018 7:53 am
  • yurt camping in Uzbekistan
    by paula » Wed Jul 17, 2013 11:46 am » in Uzbekistan
    4
    3784
    by jill View the latest post
    Sat Dec 20, 2014 4:27 pm
  • Yurt staying in march?
    by Silvio » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:04 am » in Kyrgyzstan
    1
    722
    by steven View the latest post
    Sun Apr 01, 2018 12:31 pm

Return to “Mongolia”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest