You can spend the day with a local San Bushman and learn all about how their ancestors used to hunt and live off the land.

If you really want an insider guide to a country you need to chat to a local. And these holidays give you the opportunity to do just that

Live With Nomads In Mongolia

Leave the skyscrapers behind and head to the wilds of Mongolia to live with a nomadic family in the Tsenkher Valley. Spend the day herding or milking livestock and learning how to make traditional Mongolian food, then spend the night in your own private ger. The locals will reward you for all your hardwork by treating you to a khorkhog – a traditional Mongolian feast of lamb and vegetables that’s cooked over a fire of hot stones.

 

Hunt With A San Bushman

Wonder if you could cut it in the Bush? At Jack’s Camp in Botswana you can spend the day with a local San Bushman and learn all about how their ancestors used to hunt and live off the land. You learn how to make a fire, work a bow and arrow, set traps for small rodents and learn about their culture.

 

Learn Bush Medicine From A Masai Warrior

Head to Entamanu Ngorongoro Camp in East Africa and a Maasai warrior will take you wildlife-rich Ngorongoro Crater where they will teach you about medicinal plants and their uses, and they will also take you to one of their “kraals” or villages where you can see them working their cattle and find out more about their day-to-day living.

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