What is a Yurt? A Guide to Living and Camping in One

by Jessica Wilson Blog Writer

Aah, yurt living! Yurt life can be exceptionally fulfilling when you want to live off-grid for a while. It can help you recollect your thoughts, calm you down, or become the adventure you've need all along.

But what is the point of a yurt? Can you live in a yurt full-time?

Do yurts have toilets?

Or, how much does a 30-foot yurt cost?

Those are all questions you may have right now. So, here's your quick guide to what you need to know about a yurt house and living in one.

What is a yurt house?

A yurt house is a round homemade to exist in excellent tune with nature, and one you can use for outdoor living.

Yurt living in the U.S. has been around since the 60s.

But more people are embracing yurt life now more than ever before. One yurt living advantage is that it is meant to bring the dwellers closer to nature, simplicity, and adventure.

The best yurt designs are also eco-friendly, affordable, and long-lasting.

The good thing is you can learn how to construct a yurt home or go yurt camping to take advantage of yurt life benefits.

How long do yurts last?

Yurts have come a long way from their Mongolian yurt inspirations.

Yurt tents used to be temporary dwelling spaces, perfect for a nomadic lifestyle. Now, you can get a yurt kit to build a sturdy, wooden yurt home.

No need to settle for collapsible structures if you need yours to hold steady against the rain, winter, winds, and flying debris. Just get a modern yurt.

But what if you want to take a yurt camping trip for a short while? Well, you can get the perfect yurt for that, too.

And speaking of…

Yurt Camping: How and where to camp in a yurt home

Yurt camping can be a refreshing way to rejuvenate your energy away from hectic modern schedules.

Setting up a yurt camp is easy when you know what to do. And the process of setting one up can be a fulfilling, memorable activity in your life, especially when doing it with a loved one or friends.

You can find help to construct a durable yurt—everything from installing the roof to set up the yurt bathroom.

Or, you can get a yurt kit and set up your round home on your own terms if you prefer going at it DIY style.

So, what do you need for a yurt camping trip?

Yurt living oozes the benefits of a minimalist lifestyle, so keep your luggage simple. Be sure to include the essentials, though.

Of course, the specific items you'll want to pack will depend on the reason you have for going out to yurt camp.


you want to help your mind, body, and soul to declutter, relax, and rejuvenate. In that case, you'll want to leave those electronics behind.

Keep a reliable cellphone with you in case you need to reach out to someone while out in the woods, wilderness, or on the side of a cliff.

Last but not least, choose a safe place to put up your yurt. You'll want to stay away from areas that are:

• Wild animal sanctuaries
• Prone to flash floods
• Too far out—in case you need to get essential supplies.
• Too extreme—you do not want to set up a yurt home in the coldest part of Alaska now, do you?

Yurt life can be what you've needed to get yourself together. You can go off-grid living in a traditional or modern yurt house.

And, with the right yurt kit, you can set up a safe, fulfilling, and even cozy round home that'll last as long as you want it to.

So, over to you. 

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