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RESILIENCE, COURAGE & PERSISTENCE ARE THE KEYS TO LIVE AMONG THE HIGH MOUNTAINS

  



HIGH MOUNTAIN NOMAD FAMILY
 
UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH THE NOMAD FAMILY AMONG THE HIGH MOUNTAIN

A charge of the environment with the Mountain Nomad Family we work with, the young family of Amaraa and Buyanaa, married for 14 years and living in the Ider village, at the heart of the Zavkhan Province, Western Mongolia. They live in a pristine wilderness, with virtually no neighbors, at the heart of a high mountain range, a highly spiritual place where starts the famous Ider river. This entire region is a perfect place to be to remain quiet, enjoy Nature, fresh air, and be active with treks and horse riding. Winter brings heavy snowfalls in the region, forcing them to be more resilient, hardworking people to overcome the difficult conditions and to survive in this impressive landscape. They move about 4 times a year with the seasons and sometimes, even more, depending on the weather conditions. However only distant of about 50km from the nearest village (2 hours drive on a chaotic dirt road down the mountains), the landscapes here turn into an isolated island from the rest of the world.

Buyanaa is a beautiful nomad woman and Amaraa a kind horseman, both born and raised in their respective nomadic families, are parents of 4 lovely children. Their first two boys are called Ganaa, in his 8th grade, and Ganochir, in 5th grade. Their youngest two girls are named Lkhamaa, 5 years old, and Shuree, 3 years old, and both love deeply painting. The children have a free spirit and are really social with whoever visits their home. They always get their chance to play with you. The two boys go to school in the village, where they stay in the dormitories during the school year. All the men of the family really love their horses. The two boys started riding from the age of 4, typical of the nomadic lifestyle in the countryside. They already help a lot with the herding tasks when the holidays come. 

The family herds goats, sheep, yaks, and horses. And two fearless guardian dogs are accompanying our guests, excited to join us on our horseback treks around the mountains. You will possibly see, Buyanaa, as busy as engaged to daily duties, milking yak, making aaruul (dried curd), yak butter, cheese, taking care of the children, and many more. She was twice awarded the title of Winner of the Local Herders Dairy Market Exhibition in the past years. Amraa and his strong horses make easy the discovery of the beautiful place on horseback.  

They are the new generation of nomads that carry the knowledge of thousands of years' culture, traditions, and survival techniques the Mongols developed. But they also are modern nomads using portable, and sustainable technologies. They sincerely cherish the nomad culture towards the environment, their animals, and people. They live incredibly simply and are satisfied by living among these wild mountains that generously provide. Also, they have a strong desire to educate well their children whether they will decide to live as nomads or not. They are one of our great pride and partners during our journeys into Western Mongolia. 

 
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OUTPOST
OVERVIEW 

LOCATED IN THE IDER RIVER VALLEY SURROUNDED BY VERDANT MOUNTAINS

From Uliastai town 3 hours drive / 140 km 
From Sand Mountain Expeditions 5 hours drive / 240km 
From River Nomad Camp 4 hours drive / 170km 

OUTPOST CAMP STYLE

Luxury Equipped Ger, 2 people sharing
Comfortable western beds including warm sleeping bags, fleece liner, and pillow

MORE NOMADS & OUTPOSTS

HIGH MOUNTAIN NOMAD FAMILY
 
UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH THE NOMAD FAMILY AMONG THE HIGH MOUNTAIN

A charge of the environment with the Mountain Nomad Family we work with, the young family of Amaraa and Buyanaa, married for 14 years and living in the Ider village, at the heart of the Zavkhan Province, Western Mongolia. They live in a pristine wilderness, with virtually no neighbors, at the heart of a high mountain range, a highly spiritual place where starts the famous Ider river.
This entire region is a perfect place to be to remain quiet, enjoy Nature, fresh air, and be active with treks and horse riding.

Winter brings heavy snowfalls in the region, forcing them to be more resilient, hardworking people to overcome the difficult conditions and to survive in this impressive landscape. They move about 4 times a year with the seasons and sometimes, even more, depending on the weather conditions. However only distant of about 50km from the nearest village (2 hours drive on a chaotic dirt road down the mountains), the landscapes here turn into an isolated island from the rest of the world.

Buyanaa is a beautiful nomad woman and Amaraa a kind horseman, both born and raised in their respective nomadic families, are parents of 4 lovely children. Their first two boys are called Ganaa, in his 8th grade, and Ganochir, in 5th grade. Their youngest two girls are named Lkhamaa, 5 years old, and Shuree, 3 years old, and both love deeply painting.
The children have a free spirit and are really social with whoever visits their home. They always get their chance to play with you. The two boys go to school in the village, where they stay in the dormitories during the school year. All the men of the family really love their horses. The two boys started riding from the age of 4, typical of the nomadic lifestyle in the countryside. They already help a lot with the herding tasks when the holidays come. 

The family herds goats, sheep, yaks, and horses. And two fearless guardian dogs are accompanying our guests, excited to join our horseback treks around the mountains. You will possibly see, Buyanaa, as busy as engaged to daily duties, milking yak, making aaruul (dried curd), yak butter, cheese, taking care of the children, and many more. She was twice awarded the title of Winner of the Local Herders Dairy Market Exhibition in the past years. Amraa and his strong horses make easy the discovery of the beautiful place on horseback.  

They are the new generation of nomads that carry the knowledge of thousands of years' culture, traditions, and survival techniques the Mongols developed. But they also are modern nomads using portable, and sustainable technologies. They sincerely cherish the nomad culture towards the environment, their animals, and people. They live incredibly simply and are satisfied by living among these wild mountains that generously provide. Also, they have a strong desire to educate well their children whether they will decide to live as nomads or not. They are one of our great pride and partners during our journeys into Western Mongolia.

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OUTPOST OVERVIEW

LOCATED IN THE IDER RIVER VALLEY SURROUNDED BY VERDANT MOUNTAINS

From Uliastai town 3 hours drive / 140 km 
From Sand Mountain Expeditions 5 hours drive / 240km 
From River Nomad Camp 4 hours drive / 170km 

OUTPOST CAMP STYLE

Luxury Equipped Ger, 2 people sharing
Comfortable western beds including warm sleeping bags, fleece liner, pillow

MORE NOMADS & OUTPOSTS

HIGH MOUNTAIN NOMAD FAMILY
 
UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WITH THE NOMAD FAMILY AMONG THE HIGH MOUNTAIN

A charge of the environment with the Mountain Nomad Family we work with, the young family of Amaraa and Buyanaa, married for 14 years and living in the Ider village, at the heart of the Zavkhan Province, Western Mongolia. They live in a pristine wilderness, with virtually no neighbors, at the heart of a high mountain range, a highly spiritual place where starts the famous Ider river.
This entire region is a perfect place to be to remain quiet, enjoy Nature, fresh air, and be active with treks and horse riding.

Winter brings heavy snowfalls in the region, forcing them to be more resilient, hardworking people to overcome the difficult conditions and to survive in this impressive landscape. They move about 4 times a year with the seasons and sometimes, even more, depending on the weather conditions. However only distant of about 50km from the nearest village (2 hours drive on a chaotic dirt road down the mountains), the landscapes here turn into an isolated island from the rest of the world.

Buyanaa is a beautiful nomad woman and Amaraa a kind horseman, both born and raised in their respective nomadic families, are parents of 4 lovely children. Their first two boys are called Ganaa, in his 8th grade, and Ganochir, in 5th grade. Their youngest two girls are named Lkhamaa, 5 years old, and Shuree, 3 years old, and both love deeply painting.
The children have a free spirit and are really social with whoever visits their home. They always get their chance to play with you. The two boys go to school in the village, where they stay in the dormitories during the school year. All the men of the family really love their horses. The two boys started riding from the age of 4, typical of the nomadic lifestyle in the countryside. They already help a lot with the herding tasks when the holidays come. 

The family herds goats, sheep, yaks, and horses. And two fearless guardian dogs are accompanying our guests, excited to join our horseback treks around the mountains. You will possibly see, Buyanaa, as busy as engaged to daily duties, milking yak, making aaruul (dried curd), yak butter, cheese, taking care of the children, and many more. She was twice awarded the title of Winner of the Local Herders Dairy Market Exhibition in the past years. Amraa and his strong horses make easy the discovery of the beautiful place on horseback.  

They are the new generation of nomads that carry the knowledge of thousands of years' culture, traditions, and survival techniques the Mongols developed. But they also are modern nomads using portable, and sustainable technologies. They sincerely cherish the nomad culture towards the environment, their animals, and people. They live incredibly simply and are satisfied by living among these wild mountains that generously provide. Also, they have a strong desire to educate well their children whether they will decide to live as nomads or not. They are one of our great pride and partners during our journeys into Western Mongolia.

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OUTPOST OVERVIEW

LOCATED IN THE IDER RIVER VALLEY SURROUNDED BY VERDANT MOUNTAINS

From Uliastai town 3 hours drive / 140 km 
From Sand Mountain Expeditions 5 hours drive / 240km 
From River Nomad Camp 4 hours drive / 170km 

OUTPOST CAMP STYLE

Luxury Equipped Ger, 3 people sharing
In 200 meters of distance from the nomad camp
Comfortable western beds including warm sleeping bags, fleece liner, pillow

MORE NOMADS & OUTPOSTS

MEET WITH THEM

ABOUT THE LOCATION

The surrounding mountains of the Ider Province are some of the highest landscapes visited during our journeys. We are in an area elevated between 1800m and 2400m above sea level, a very mountainous place with beautiful green valleys, stormy rivers, pristine lakes, and very wild landscapes. 

DISCOVER THIS DESTINATION

ABOUT THE OUTPOST

It is our privilege to discover 4 different riding paradises with different ways of tackling it, along with visiting and learning about the families that your journey will support. All of this made possible with the comfort of our own private Gers welcoming you every evening for a well-deserved rest. 

UNCOVER THE GATEWAY TO THE

SACRED MOUNTAINS & MYSTERIOUS GOBI

Your first treks and rides in Mongolia start here
A very good warm-up, making you familiar with the nomads, landscapes,
and a good slow adaptation for the Mongolian altitude and terrain to come

EXPERIENCE A PIECE OF THE MOST INCREDIBLE PEOPLE IN MONGOLIA