Anyone ever used a yurt for camping or rented one?

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  1. anglnwu profile image88
    anglnwuposted 6 years ago

    Anyone ever used a yurt for camping or rented one?

    How was your experience? Do you like it?

  2. Russell-D profile image81
    Russell-Dposted 6 years ago

    In Nepal - with a travel group, we had a full camp of 12 yurts near a glacier and the deepest lake in the country.  I remember a local kid having a pool table attached to his bike. He stopped and challenged anyone to play him for money. I lost, he won. Fun!!  David

    1. anglnwu profile image88
      anglnwuposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Russell, good to hear from you. Were they already set up or do you have to set them up? How big are they? Thanks.

  3. Beata Stasak profile image83
    Beata Stasakposted 6 years ago

    Used to share a yurt in Kazachstan with other travellers in the time of Soviet Union when I was studying Russian Literature in Russia and tried to explore little bit other republics during school holidays.

    1. anglnwu profile image88
      anglnwuposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      How does it compare to a regular tent? Thanks for sharing your experience.

    2. Beata Stasak profile image83
      Beata Stasakposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The Mongolians still use them to live in, my stepfather lived in one with Mongolian family, when he worked there as a doctor. He described it as a wooden round structure with heating in the middle, covered with animal skin. I slept in smaller one.

 
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