Staying in the middle of absolutely nowhere is actually pretty nice.
Hundreds of thousands of kilometres of green fields, desert and vacant steppe greet travellers that make it out of Mongolia’s capital, Ulaanbaatar.
It is nine and half hours out of the city that you will find Three Camel Lodge, perched on the edge of the epic Gobi Desert. So just down the road in Mongolian terms.
You have the option of staying in a traditional ger as the Nomads have done for thousands of years, and continue to do. There is also a deluxe ger (the kind Genghis Khan could have only dreamt of) while the lodge itself has a spa and wellness option, a very cosy movie room and offers horse riding and other experiences.
But it is not these amenities you travel for – it is without a doubt the remoteness that sets this lodge (and place) apart from anything you’ve ever done. No Wi-Fi, cafes or shopping centres – it is an experience in itself to be so far away from…everything.