10 Hotels Where You Can Experience the Nomadic Life

Staying in a Mongolian ger dwelling is, undeniably, a unique opportunity to experience the real nomadic life. If you decide to visit Mongolia, you can choose from dozens of Mongolian resorts surrounded by beautiful nature, or you can even spend a night in a ger of a herding family. In other countries, there are also hotels offering can an opportunity to experience the nomadic life and spend a night in a Mongolian ger.

Here is a list of 10 interesting nomadic ger-hotels around the world.


1. Chile, Patagonia. Located in the Torres del Paine National Park, the Patagonia Camp is a luxury hotel with twenty fully furnished Mongolian gers. You can see the beautiful scenery from this camp and take part in their special excursions program.

Website: https://patagoniacamp.com/en/

2. Scotland. The Ramsay family estate, located on a plateau in northeast Perthshire, is a place known for its conservation projects. In addition, the Ramsey family invites its guests to become an ecotourist and stay in a variety of Mongolian ger rooms to choose from. It would be exciting to spend the night in a Mongolian ger among hills and forests of highlands, wouldn’t it?

Website: https://www.bamff.co.uk/

3. United States of America. In many US states, such as California, Ohio, Texas, Indiana or Alaska, there are camps or resorts with Mongolian gers. On our list, we are highlighting the Tree Bones Resort, located on the shores of Big Sur in California. Staying here, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Pacific Ocean and stay in a Mongolian ger.

Website: https://www.treebonesresort.com/

4. New Zealand. The luxurious Yurtopia Glamping in Greytown, a suburb of Wellington, is a modern, fully furnished Mongolian ger-hotel. You can book this a Mongolian yurt here through Booked.net and Airbnb.com.

Website: https://yurtopia-luxury-glamping-greytown.booked.net/

5. Tanzania. Serengeti National Park. Surrounded by the park’s beautiful nature, Ngorongoro Crater and Lake Natron, the semi-nomadic Nduara Loliondo camp features six Mongolian gers. Enjoy a nomadic overnight stay in the wild African nature. You can book a room through operators that offer African safari tours.

6. China. Ordos city of province Inner Mongolia. Here, in the Gobi desert, at a place called Duut, there is a large tourist area called Xingshawan. The Desert Lotus Resort is known for its Mongolian-style design, nomad-themed entertainment, tours and restaurants.

Website: https://www.ixsw.cn/en/index.asp

7. Kyrgyzstan. Aul Kaji-Say. Oimo Tash yurt camp is located on the southern shore of Lake Issyk-Kul, famous for its crystal clear water. In this ethno- village a tourist can stay in the Kyrgyz national yurt.

Website: http://www.oimotash.kg/

8. Kazakhstan. Alma-Ata. Not far from the city is the famous ski resort Chimbulak. The ski resort is located at an altitude of 3200 meters above sea level in the Tien Shan mountains, everything around is covered with snow. If you want to spend night in a Kazakh national yurt, enjoy Kazakh cuisine and fresh mountain air, stay at the YURTA hotel!

Website: https://www.instagram.com/yurta_shymbulak/

9. Spain. City of Cortes de la Frontera. Sunny Spain offers its Hoopoe Yurt hotel. It is located among olive trees and cork oaks. The hotel offers stunning views of the Grazalema Mountains in Andalusia.

Website: http://www.yurthotel.com/

10. Mongolia. Umnugovi province, Bulgan soum. Here, on the slopes of Mount Bulagtai, there is an elite tourist lodge “Three Camels of the Gobi”. The camp combines millennia-old Mongolian ger designs with modern styles and has 40 luxury ensuite and bedroom units. The Bulagtai restaurant, designed like a monastery, serves mongolian and european cuisine. Views of endless Gobi desert, unique luxurious gers and furnishings will leave you with an unforgettable experience.

Website: https://www.threecamellodge.com/

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