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Genghis Khan Warrior Training

Listed under Extreme Challenge in Ulan Bator, Mongolia.

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When it all gets a little too much, swap your suit for a traditional Mongolian 'del' robe and become a warrior nomad. Student's at warrior school learn the power and philosophy behind the Mongol Empire through classes in 13th Century battle tactics, archery lessons, horse lassoing, wrestling and yak-cart riding, and Mongolia's 21st Century nomads will teach you how to make milk wine, sing traditional songs and cook a warrior's dinner, as well as ply you with milk vodka.

A week or two in this glorious Gobi Desert landscape of endless, cloud-patterned grassland and massive, open sky is sure to put things in perspective.

Written by  Blair Metcalfe.

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tell me please about the cost of the trip till the end all inclusive

Is it hard to do?

Is it hard to do? Do you need some training before you go?

Did you also experience bad things?

What persuade you to do this?

Are there any tips or things people should know before joining this trip?

are women allowed?

are women allowed? because this looks awesome!

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Hi Wendy - Yep, the good news is women are welcome, unlike in Mongol days of yore. It's available for ages 12 and up.

What did they do for there training?

what would they do for there training

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There's horse riding battle style, including lassoing, archery, an ancient type of wrestling and lessons in 13th century battle tactics. You also try traditional food and the traditional lifestyle.

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