Description of Glamping Units
These deluxe traditionally-decorated yurts, or 'gers', are located in Mongolia's Tuul River valley and can accommodate up to two guests each. There are four of these deluxe yurts available, each of which comes set with a king-size bed and a twin bed. They come with en-suite bathrooms, in which guests will find hot and cold running water, a shower unit, and a western-style flush toilet. Linens and towels are provided. In this open-layout, guests will find an authentically-decorated interior and a fireplace. Other amenities include electricity and a backup generator if needed. Outside, guests will have exceptional views of the hills and river valley. Read More
- Dining table
- Private bathroom
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
Besides the beautifully-decorated dwellings, known as 'gers', guests will have plenty of shared and private facilities at their disposal. This environment-friendly site offers guests a freshwater canister for filling up in the Restaurant Ger.
Guests will have water and electricity during generator operating hours in the mornings from 7.00 am to 10.00 am, at lunchtime between 12.00 and 1.00 pm, and during the evenings from 6.00 pm to 09.00 pm.
- Laundry service
Location + Surroundings
This property is set in the Tuul River Valley and nestled on a traditional Mongolian campground. Guests will enjoy impressive views of rolling hills, which extend out to the nearby River Tuul and beyond. This campsite is within close reach of Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, home to various tourist attractions including, Turtle Rock and the Ariyabal Meditation Temple. Located just an hour’s drive east of the city of Ulaanbaatar, glampers who stay here will enjoy a nature escape, as well as close access to downtown festivities. Read More
This lodge and its hosts are happy to accommodate small business meetings, conferences, and team building trips. The total capacity here is 37 guests at one time, upon request the hosts can always set up extra 'gers', tents, and beds.
Babysitting and child caretaking services can be provided on request.
Please note that bedding is warm and that constant heating usually is not necessary during the summer season. Read More
- Bird watching
At this property, guests will enjoy a thorough, authentic stay at a traditional Mongolian camp. Offering something for everyone, guests will find endless recreation including a wide selection of cultural activities to star-studded nights by the campfire. Glampers will enjoy visits to local herding families, in which they will see how a typical day is spent on the steppe, or spend the afternoon at a cooking class learning about the traditional summer foods or 'tsagaan idee'. Additionally, guests can enjoy a traditional Mongolian folk song or learn how the game of 'shagai' is played. In the evenings, guests can take in a traditional concert, in which they will enjoy listening to the haunting sounds of 'huumi', a type of throat singing. Other activities include ger building, horseback riding, Mongolian wrestling, and a chance to take part in a Warrior Training Camp.
- You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
Guests are asked not to leave children unattended at any time in the ger, as the fireplace stays hot a while after it extinguishes, and is potentially dangerous.
Check-in time starts at 2.00 pm and check-out is by 11.00 am. Luggage can be stored in the reception ger after check-out time, until guests actual departure.
In order to save water, the host does not automatically change towels. For fresh ones, guests are asked to signal this by placing them on the floor. During the night, one flush and minimum light is available in the bathroom through a solar-powered accumulator.
The horses are not kept in an on-site stable, but roam freely on hills nearby, and need to be brought to the lodge upon request. Please let the host know four hours in advance if interested in riding. The horseman onsite can select the horse most suitable for guests' enjoyment. Guests are asked to refrain from shouting, waving hats, scarves, or any other material, or acting in any way that could scare the horses. Guests are asked not to stand or pass close behind the horses to avoid getting kicked.
For guests' personal safety, the ger camp staff will take care of the guests' fireplaces twice daily anytime from 7.00 am to 10.00 pm. Glampers are advised to let the host know in advance at what times they would like staff to heat their ger. Additional requests (during all hours) are welcome for an extra $5. Read More