Learn about tradition, culture and language, helping at a yurt camp in the Orkhon valley, Mongolia

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Mongolia

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  • Description

    Description

    Dear volunteer,

    Our Camp is located at the Orkhon valley, world heritage of UNESCO, surrounded by beautiful spots. The camp is only 7 km away from the waterfall, 35 km away from Tuvkhun Monastery, 50 km away from the Naiman Nuur lakes and 85 km away from Karakorum.

    We are open from May to September. We have 20 equipped yurt than can feat around 60 people at most. We also have a restaurant to provide food for our guest who is staying with us.
    Complimentary to our camp we offer tour for tourist who wants to visit the area.

    The volunteers will share a yurt inside our camp.
    Due to the distance of our camp from the nearest city the minimum stay is one week and up to more than one month.

  • Type of help

    Type of help

    Gardening
    Building
    General Maintenance
    Cooking / shopping
    Farmstay
    Help with Eco project
    Help in the house
    Helping with Tourists
    Charity work
    Language practice
    Art project
    Help with Computers / internet
    Teaching

  • UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN sustainablity goals this host is trying to achieve

    UN goals
    No poverty
    Zero hunger
    Good health and well-being
    Quality education
    Gender equality
    Clean water and sanitation
    Affordable and clean energy
    Decent work and economic growth
    Industries, innovation and infrastructure
    Reduce inequality
    Sustainable cities and communities
    Responsible consumption and production
    Climate action
    Life below water
    Life on land
    Peace, justice and strong institutions
    Partnerships for the goals
  • Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Cultural exchange and learning opportunities

    Want to feel like Marco Polo?

    To compensate your help we will offer you free accommodation and meal as well as the free use of the equipment and facilities in our camp.

    You will also experience the typical Mongolian lifestyle and learn a lot about the Mongolian tradition and culture and the language.

    The area by itself is stunning and you will be able on your free day to enjoy waterfall, kayaking, river, horse riding or you can just relax and enjoy at our camp.

  • Help

    Help

    We have many different tasks that can be suitable to all profile.

    Construction and Gardening (from April to July)
    We need help to organize the camp in prior to host tourist for the peak season. We are currently expanding and want to make this camp as much sustainable as possible. Greenhouse, dry toilet, yurt, solar panel..... We have plenty of projects to be done in our camp and please feel free during you stay to share your expertise in building/design and any other idea that could make us more sustainable.

    Services to guests (from May to September)
    We are also looking for volunteer to help us with the guest. The tasks are multifunctional and included welcoming guest, driving them, guide, cleaning.

    Environmental Cleanups (May, June, July)
    We have a social and environmental commitment towards the people and region we are located. Based on our partnership with a French NGO we have many projects including environmental cleanup of the area as well as awareness session about the ecological impact towards the locals.

    We also have created class and formation for the locals to learn more about the hospitality industry and services in order to help them build competences.
    We also have English class is you are willing to help with that.

    As you can see we have plenty of tasks and it varied with the times of the year that you will be here.

  • Languages spoken

    English: Fluent
    French: Fluent
    Mongolian: Fluent
    Russian: Fluent

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation

    typical Mongolian yurt

  • What else ...

    What else ...

    We are located at the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Orkhon Valley. If you want to come the best way will be to take a bus from Ulaanbaatar to Bat Ulzii and we can come pick you up there.

    looking forward to share with you.

  • A little more information

    A little more information

    • Internet access

    • Limited internet access

      Limited internet access

    • We have pets

    • We are smokers

    • Can host families

  • How many Workawayers can stay?

    How many Workawayers can stay?

    More than two

  • ...

    Hours expected

    Maximum 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week








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