True nomad experience. Ger was beautiful. Service and staff were great. Horse back ride with Dondog was wonderful-saw cranes and about 25 argali sheep. Truly a Mongolian trip.
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BEST FOR CONSERVATION OF CULTURAL HERITAGES AWARD VIRGIN HOLIDAY RESPONSIBLE TOURISM AWARDS 2009

“In 2004 Mongolian inbound operator Selena Travel worked with the nomadic community in Tuv to found and establish a Nomads` day festival, recognised by the Mongolian Ministry of Nature, Environment and Tourism in 2006. The festival, which would not exist without tourism, fosters the local culture. Selena Travel and Steppe Nomads  have worked with the nomads to develop itineraries around Gun-Galuut making a significant difference to local livelihoods”
Nomads` Day Festival has won in the Best for Conservation of Cultural Heritage category at this year's Virgin Holidays Responsible Tourism Awards organised by responsibletravel.com.