Yurts, the nomadic dwellings of Central Asia, are becoming increasingly popular with travellers in search of authentic experiences. Many destinations around the world now offer stays in these unique structures. These include Destination Ailleurs stand out for their charm and their connection with nature.
An ancient history
Originally from the steppes of Eurasia, they were used by different cultures, such as the Mongols, Turks and Kazakhs, to meet the needs of a pastoral lifestyle. They were designed to be easily dismantled and transported. This enabled nomads to follow their herds through the seasons.
A journey as close to nature as possible
The charm of yurts offers a unique experience, far removed from standardised hotels. Travellers in search of authenticity appreciate the simplicity of these traditional dwellings. Choosing to sleep in a yurt gives you the chance to immerse yourself in the culture, landscapes and lives of the communities that have carried on this tradition for generations.
Staying in a Destination Ailleurs yurtStaying in a yurt also means enjoying the natural surroundings. Nestled in breathtaking landscapes, the yurts offer panoramic views of mountains, valleys and plains. Travellers can soak up the peace and quiet, listen to the flow of rivers, admire the stars at night and recharge their batteries away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Respect for the environment
The growing interest in yurts is also part of a trend towards ecotourism and responsible travel. The establishments that offer them are often committed to sustainable practices that respect nature. Sleeping in a yurt means helping to preserve fragile ecosystems.
At Destination AilleursEcotourism is a core value. The yurts are operated with respect for the environment, taking care to minimise their impact.
An unforgettable experience
The yurts offered by Destination Ailleurs offer an unusual escape, combining tradition and modern comfort in the heart of natural landscapes. Sleeping in these dwellings is much more than just an overnight stay: it's an immersion in an ancestral way of life and a communion with nature.
For those in search of an unforgettable travel experience and to discover these yurts, don't hesitate to go and see our expedition Packraft in the Verdon gorges !