I work seasonally as a backpacking, climbing, and river instructor. I lived in Jessie and Kevin's yurt for a few months last winter. Living in the ...
I work seasonally as a backpacking, climbing, and river instructor. I lived in Jessie and Kevin's yurt for ...
Authentic Mongolian Yurt with Traditional Furnishings, ColoradoDurango, Colorado (United States)
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· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Barbecue
This stunning Mongolian yurt is perfect for anyone looking for an unusual glamping experience. Nestled among the scrub oak atop a five-foot tall deck, guests will find this stunning structure. Its hand-painted, traditional framework contrasts beautifully with the surrounding national forest, and guests will not be disappointed by the luxurious amenities inside. It is fully insulated by hand, wind-proof, and water-proof, so glamping can be enjoyed year round in total comfort. There is a warm, comfortable bed, as well as a stove to keep guests cozy and toasty. The beautiful Mongolian furnishings inside are exotic and traditionally built and elaborately painted to provide an otherworldly experience for glampers. Step outside onto the tall deck to take in stunning views of the La Plata Mountains and surrounding national forest each day. Read More
- Lounge/Living room
- Double bed
- Shared Barbecue
- Fire pit
This glamping site has a variety of green spaces and outdoor facilities that guests can enjoy. The hosts are dedicated to tending their flock of Navajo Churro Sheep which congregate around the lovingly tended barn. The greenhouse has over 2,600 square feet of plants from fruiting trees to herbs and flowers. Guests can take a stroll through several gardens during their stay where they can enjoy the sight and smell of a variety of produce, fruit and herbs.Read More
The hosts of this glamping site offers educational courses for glampers who want to learn a little more about the plants and herbs on the property. Introduction to Medical Herbalism in the Southwest provides a basic overview of the healing property of herbs at a rate of $300 per student.
Location + Surroundings
- Hot springs
This glamping site is nestled at the mouth of the La Plata Canyon in Southwestern Colorado is just outside of Durango. Located on a 35-acre homestead at 8,700 foot elevation surrounded by National Forest and gorgeous mountains, this small family farm and habitat restoration project is the perfect retreat for nature lovers. The beautiful property has large garden spaces, orchards, a greenhouse, and much more green spaces to immerse guests in a delightful outdoor atmosphere. The city of Durango is less than 30 minutes away and offers a selection of eateries, shops, theaters, music venues, and museums for visitors to enjoy. Nearby national parks include Mesa Verde and the Rio Grande National Forest. Read More
- Bird watching
- Winter sports
Nature lovers will certainly be content spending their entire stay exploring this glamping site, from the barn to the gardens. There are also many opportunities to learn about permaculture while staying here. When guests are ready to venture off the property, there are hot springs in Durango as well as plenty of heritage sites and museum to visit. Guests will have their pick of shopping and dining in the Durango area.
Adventurous glampers will love the hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking available in the nearby national parks and forests. Mesa Verde National Park, Chimney Rock National Monument, Four Corners National Monument, or Hovenweep National Monument are all just a short road trip away.
- Infants allowed Under 2 years old
- Children allowed 2-12 years old
- Pets allowed additional charge
- No parties
- Some spaces are shared
- You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Rates vary according to season and are based on double occupancy. The tipi is only available from June to October. There is an additional $8 water fee per stay.