Nomadic Expeditions

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Mongolia Family Fun

Mongolia Family Fun

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For more than a thousand years, the nomadic people of western Mongolia have hunted with golden eagles in the Altai Mountains in order to survive the harsh winters. Experience the annual festival celebrating this magnificent tradition.

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Dinosaurs of the Gobi

Dinosaurs of the Gobi

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Long before the days of Chinggis Khan, the Tarbosaurus ruled Mongolia. During the Cretaceous period, the Gobi was densely forested and sodden with lakes and streams. Yet for millions of years thereafter its dryness has pristinely preserved the life that once was.

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From the Altai to the Gobi

From the Altai to the Gobi

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Undertake an adventure spanning two of Mongolia’s most dramatic destinations: the Altai Mountains to the West, and the Gobi Desert to the south. High in the Altai, you will meet local Kazakh families and experience firsthand their traditional songs, customs, and heritage of golden eagle falconry, and visit such astonishing sites as a ancient burial mounds and a prehistoric stone man statue of Turkish origin.

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Classic Mongolian Odyssey

Classic Mongolian Odyssey

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Join Nomadic Expeditions on this classic journey which offers a fascinating introduction to Mongolia’s diverse landscapes, its people, and culture. Explore the mountains, forests, and meadows of Hovsgol National Park, the cliffs and canyons of the Gobi, and take part take part in the celebrations surrounding Naadam, Mongolia’s national games.

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From Horses to Reindeer

From Horses to Reindeer

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Designed for experienced horseback riders, this trek spans mountains, taiga forests, and idyllic meadows spending 6-8 hours daily in the saddle.

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Gobi Multi-Sport Adventure

Gobi Multi-Sport Adventure

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Journey in the footsteps of Chinggis Khan, Marco Polo and the many explorers who have trekked Mongolia’s magical landscape and crossed its storied trade routes. This adventure tours the many marvels of the vast Gobi—hiking the Yol Valley National Park in the foothills of the Altai Mountains, observing prehistoric petroglyphs, riding Bactrian camels over endless waves of dune, experiencing the otherworldly glow of the Flaming Cliffs lit by sunset, visiting nomadic herding families to share in their hospitality and learn their culture, and exploring Karakorum, the 13th-century capital of the great Mongol Empire. At night, sleep beneath a sea of stars, with the Milky Way seeming suspended overhead, and peerless view ability of two galaxies beyond our own—the Clouds of Magellan.