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With few paved roads and no GPS to speak of, there are infinite opportunities to take the road less travelled.
Up to 40 per cent of Mongolians live as nomadic herders. Immerse yourself in daily life that revolves around tending to livestock, daily chores and the changing seasons.
With camels in the south, reindeer in the north and eagles in the west, it’s a must visit for wildlife lovers.
Chance encounters find a way of filling days. From helping a nomadic family erect their summer ger to joining a camel caravan across the plain.
Treadle sewing machines, woodfire stoves and water drawn from the nearest well – Mongolia is a masterclass in how to live the slow life.
Forget the Olympics, it’s the Nadaam festival that you need to watch. From archery and horse racing to Mongolian wrestling, this is a sporting spectacle is hard to beat.
Abandon the smartphone, leave the laptop at home and get back to what life is really about.
Mongolians are some of the world’s most hospitable people, welcoming guests with anything from steaming bowls of fermented mares milk, chunks of dried goats curd or even their own beds for the evening. Witnessing this extreme generosity is a humbling experience.
Roam the lands of the great Chinggis Khan, visit 400 year old monasteries and witness traditions that have been around for centuries.
Whether you spy the sun going down over the Gobi desert or the rolling steppe, sunsets in Mongolia are nothing short of extraordinary.
Ger camps are fun and practical places to stay while travelling through the country, and Three Camel Lodge takes things to the next level. With ensuite gers, massage therapists and sunset champagne cocktails, it’s the perfect place to cap off your holiday.
From $9,500 pp
- Scrambling up the towering Khongoryn Els sand dunes for a glorious sunset and then sliding back down
- Riding camels with an authentic nomadic camel breeder in the Gobi Desert
- Staying at the luxurious Three Camel Lodge
- Horse riding through the forest to the seldom-visited Tovkhon Monastery
- Spending the night in your own bespoke ensuite luxury ger that has been set up in the wilderness just for you
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From $5,500 pp
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From $5,610 pp
- Whiz through Lapland on a snowmobile to visit a reindeer farm
- See Finland’s winter scenery from the back of a sleigh and meet excited husky dogs
- Try ice-karting and make friends with some Finnish polar bears
- Stay in a cosy glass igloo offering potential views of the Northern Lights
- Get the chance to meet Father Christmas and his cheeky elves!
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