Travel That Transforms: An Earth Day Message

The environmental movement Earth Day began in 1970 to bring much-needed attention to the global challenges that need to be addressed, such as the climate crisis. And on this anniversary, many people feel inspired to take action—either on climate change, or supporting renewable energy, or looking to make more sustainable choices in the goods they buy. Yet not everyone realizes that these choices can extend into how you vacation.
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Three Camel Lodge Joins Beyond Green

April 15, 2021 Three Camel Lodge is proud to announce that it has joined Beyond Green – a global portfolio of hotels, resorts, and lodges that exemplify sustainable leadership. Launched on November 17, 2020, Beyond Green was created to provide a more purposeful way to explore the world where good guests meet good hosts, presenting genuine hospitality by the people for the planet.
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Camels of the Gobi - Three Camel Lodge, Mongolia

Camels of the Gobi

The temperature in the Gobi in the south of Mongolia reaches −40 °F in the winter, and as high as 113 °F in the summer, making this one of the most forbidding lands in the world. Yet Bactrian camels have thrived here for millennia, supplying the nomadic herders with valuable wool for textiles, milk for sustenance, and transportation throughout the region. Read more “Camels of the Gobi”

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Q&A with Pegi Vail, Filmmaker and Anthropologist

Pegi Vail is an anthropologist and filmmaker who recently screened her film, Gringo Trails, at Three Camel Lodge. This intrepid traveler has been all over the world, but this was her first visit to Mongolia.

We spoke with Pegi upon her return to New York and here’s what she had to say about her first visit to Mongolia, as well as her fascinating film. Read more “Q&A with Pegi Vail, Filmmaker and Anthropologist”

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Musings on Mongolia with Bob Krist, National Geographic Photographer & World Traveler

“Who would you invite to a dinner party?” It’s a popular ice breaker, with answers often ranging from the Dalai Lama to Abraham Lincoln, but once you’ve met Bob Krist, it’s likely he will be the first person who comes to mind. Krist is an award-winning photographer who has traveled the world for National Geographic. Read more “Musings on Mongolia with Bob Krist, National Geographic Photographer & World Traveler”

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Condé Nast Travelers “World’s Top Travel Specialist”

Urubshurow has an office in Ulaanbaatar, speaks two Mongolian dialects, and has an infectious enthusiasm for his ancestral homeland. He recommends traveling within the country by four-wheel drive and horse rather than by air—to better appreciate the vast, unspoiled landscapes—and stopping en route to explore dinosaur digs with leading paleontologists. Travelers stay in hotels, gers (traditional Mongolian tents), and the eco-friendly Three Camel Lodge in the Gobi Desert