Rural Naadam Festival

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Age 3+
Jul
Availability 15

For many years, Naadam festival has been one of the most important cultural events of Mongolian nomads. Naadam festival in the small town gives you more chance to get closer to the people and their culture and events are held closer that makes you easy to observe well.

Highlight:
Naadam festival in Tsetserleg town, Zaya Bandit temple, Ethnographical Museum of Arkhangai, Erdenezuu monastery, Khorgo extinct Volcanic park, Khustai national park, and Tsenkher hot spa resort.

Day 1. Ulaanbaatar /08 Jul/

Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and meet our guide and driver. Transfer to hotel and check-in. In the afternoon short city tour in Ulaanbaatar city: visit Sukhbaatar Square, Chinggis Khaan monument, National Museum of Mongolian History, and visit Zaisan Memorial for Panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar. Overnight at Hotel. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 2. Kharkhorum /09 Jul/

Drive to Kharkorum an ancient capital city of Mongolia with established in 1220 by Ogoodei Khaan, the successor of Chinggis Khaan. After being capital of the Mongolian empire for 140 years, Kharkhorum was destroyed by Chinese soldiers. Currently, Erdenezuu holds daily Buddhist service and partly operates museum where displays religious artworks, tankhas and many other Buddhist objects. Beside monastery, there is much sightseeing such as Monuments of great empires, turtle rocks in Kharkhorum. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 3. Tsenkher Hot Spa /10 Jul/

Drive to Tsenkher Hot spring that is located on an elevation of 1860m above sea level. Spring site is rich its different stones and rocky landscape. Hot spring bat will help you relax after a long adventure trip. Overnight at ger camp. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 4. Naadam Festival in Tsetserleg /11 Jul/

Have a short drive to the Tsetserleg town in order to see opening Naadam festival. Naadam festival in the small town gives you more chance to get closer to the people and their culture and events are held closer that makes you easy to observe well. Return at camp and relax. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 5. Naadam and Taikhar Rock /12 Jul/

The second day of Naadam continues watching final rounds horse racing, archery and wrestling contests. In the afternoon, visit Local ethnography museum and Zaya Pandit monastery. Drive to Taikhar rock and relax. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 6. Khorgo National Park /13 Jul/

Drive to Khorgo Terkh National Park. On the way, we will see tree named 108 branches of a tree with a covered blue scarf (Khadag) and Mongolians are believe that praying for this tree brings good luck and see Chuluut river great canyon which huge creation of volcanic earthquake. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 7. Khorgo National Park /14 Jul/

A full day for hiking and horse riding nearby White Lake or known as Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur and volcanic mountains over 2000m above sea level. On the way visit Cave of the Yellow Dog, Ice cave and Zaluuchuud caves, hike back to ger camp. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 8. Ugii Lake /15 Jul/

Drive to Ugii Lake, which is located in the Orkhon river basin. Ugii is the home of thousands of migrating birds. Hiking around the lakeshore, fishing and boating are available. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 9. Khustai National Park /16 Jul/

Drive to Khustai National park was founded in 1993 to conserve biodiversity and facilitate the re-introduction project of the Takhi Mongolian wild horse well known as Przewalski horse. The Takhi is the ancestor of the Mongol horse. Beside Takhi rich habit of wildlife and flora makes the national park most significant. In addition, you can see the small sand dune Moltsog els. Overnight at ger. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 10. Ulaanbaatar /17 Jul/

Drive to Ulaanbaatar city. Transfer to hotel free time for leisure; Visit Gandan the largest Buddhist Monastery in the country and shopping in cashmere and souvenir shops in the evening, enjoy Mongolian folklore performance. Overnight at the hotel. Meals: B/L/D Trans: 4WD Van

Day 11. Departure /18 Jul/

Check out the hotel and transfer to the airport and train station. Tour ends. Meals: B Trans: 4WD Van
Starting dateFinish dateStatus
08 Jul 202218 Jul 2022Open

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INCLUDED:

  • 4 star hotel accommodation in Ulaanbaatar for 2 nights shared room
  • Transportation by Japanese van or bus in Ulaanbaatar
  • Ger camp accommodation for 5 nights
  • Sightseeing entrance fee
  • Full boarding
  • National park tax
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Horse and camel riding cost

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International airfare transportation
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Personal nature expanses
  • Any additional not mentioned above

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