Steppenfuchs Reisen

Your specialist for travelling in Mongolia

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For sure your first look at Mongolia, will be from an airplane, or if you are traveling by train, through the window of your train compartment. Regardless of which direction you come to Mongolia, you will always be welcomed as the first of the endless landscape. Who wants to experience the originality of Mongolia, have to get out into the countryside. In the gently undulating infinity of grasslands. In the plate sandy universe the Gobi desert. In the bizarre clip cosmos of the Altai Mountains or in the grass sea, the steppe in eastern Mongolia.

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Welcome to Mongolia

Mongolia has a rich culture and history. For centuries, the people living here in the barren and harsh landscape and have adapted to the harsh conditions and it spawned a unique culture. The does not provide the individual in the foreground, but the community. Share and cooperation, instead of "mine," and against each other. The central point of the nomadic society is the yurt.

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pure nature

Mongolia is not for mass tourism. The local conditions are still quite simple and require the host a high willingness to admit satisfied with the simple things, also the journey season is very short. The country has so much to offer. Especially sports fans as riders, hikers, boaters, hikers and nature lovers are fully come here at your cost.

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The country on the brink of new beginnings

The country on the brink of new beginnings to modern times. Only a few years can travel to Mongolia without big problems. This seclusion of any external influences that still preserves the country largely in its original state. Time has come, gets another dimension and is used for things that appear to the host as marginal.

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Travel information

Sequence and organization

Sequence and organization

Steppenfuchs travel, whether simple round trip, expedition, or horse trekking are designed so that each adventure-oriented travelers can attend.

The goal of every journey is discovering and experiencing the different Mongolian landscapes and lifestyles. Flexibility, contribute positive, waiving the usual comforts, are qualities that you should bring or break the trip. Nature leaves the least to plan, furthermore, there are always situations that encourage you to linger in one place. It follows the journeys not slavishly follow the schedule, which may lead to changes in the course.

It makes sense to the dialogue between the guide and you. We are not slavishly tied to the daily schedule. Only in conversation go arise repeatedly wishes, which we, if possible, also want to fulfill.

Guide, driver and assistants..

Guide, driver and assistants..

This is the alpha and omega of a journey, and much depends on a good tour guide. Our guides are only Mongolians with good knowledge of the country who are ambassadors of their country in literally. The tour guides all speak sufficiently the language of their guest.

All have in common that they are not trained scientists and thus hold no scientific lectures. But they endeavor to bridge for the cultural difference and to let you participate in a foreign culture.

The team of course also includes the driver, animal leaders and depending on group size and a cook and other helpers. This, of course, bring a with. Many small organizational things are usually done by them unnoticed in the background and thus contribute to the success of a vacation with.

Drive and risks...

Drive and risks...

Steppenfuchs travel use only Russian off-road vehicles, either. the Jeep, or the all-terrain minibus, depending on group size. There is a reason, because according to our experience, only these vehicles have increased the stress and because they may be due to the simple technique of repairing the drivers anywhere and at anytime.

Our drivers are already in the country for many years on the road and know the routes. But even here, the course of the slopes is constantly changing because it is inevitable that the drivers have to ask from time to time with the nomads, which in turn is a nice opportunity to drop in at a yurt and in the yurt life.

Are you traveling by horse or camel, you are taken in detail before the start of the animals familiar. Horse and camel tours ask us again and again before a high logistical performance as is necessary to ensure adequate food and water. It can occur due to weather conditions cause changes in the route.

Food ? Not only mutton..

Food ? Not only mutton..

Do not believe the horror stories of the monotony of the Mongolian food while traveling! Steppenfuchs Travel strives to offer a varied menu sequence. In most cases, fresh foods are used. That's not always easy, because you can buy food Move only in small amounts. The tour guides that get what is missing, then among the nomads on the go. The cooking is a mix of Mongolian and European food. Thus, all participants have certainly the opportunity to enjoy the local cuisine.

In the country's full board in almost all trips. In most cases, you buy at the beginning of a tour with the guide a share in the market. If you like vegetarian food and inform us in advance, we can set up the same way. On Dishware you must not take in Mongolia. You get from us everything from plates, cutlery on the way to napkin.

Only a wish we have, if you want to eat vegetarian, you let us know well in advance with. We try then to satisfy.


Horse riding, the alternative...

Horse riding, the alternative...

Some of our guests ride on the program, or come specifically to Mongolia for horse riding. Certainly, belongs to the land of horse riding with this easy. The horses here are rather peaceful and obedient, with some well have minds of their own. Please note that experience in riding is not absolutely necessary, but very useful. The animals that you get to the hand, normal horses as they are also used by the nomads. They must also be prepared to learn the necessary Mongolian words for left, right, stop, etc.. To riding is also one that you maintain your horse at the end of the day and prepare for the night where they can recover from the daily stresses and strains are, just like you. Absolutely necessary are riding boots etc. Helmet and pants not, but quite reasonable.

Group size...

Group size...

A well-balanced tour group is the key to a good tour. Steppenfuchs  travel only with small groups. The max. Group size 8 - 12 people. Thereby, many encounters with nomads possible and you can experience the region traveled much more intense. Small groups mean but also that everyone should help and tackle when it comes to the execution of the daily routine. Only the team it goes really smoothly on some of the tours.

Hotels, ger camps and tents..

Hotels, ger camps and tents...

When choosing accommodations, we try as much as possible to rely on country-specific accommodation. In the country is camped in the first place. If it is convenient, or you want it, we also stay in yurt camps.

We have selected for you the brand tents company DECLATHON. These robust, easy and quick to be set up tents, have proven best.

Unless it can be set up, or when the weather is extremely bad once again. Stay in the yurts of nomads. That is usually a special experience when you first hand may experience the nomadic life. In Ulaanbaatar, we have a number of good middle class hotel.

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