$2082 / Per Person
Legendary Naadam festival Tour
***About the festival: The most significant event of the year in Mongolia is the Naadam Festival, well-known as the Eriin Gurvan Naadam. During Naadam, nomads engage in three of Mongolia’s traditional manly sports, including wrestling, archery, and horse racing. Women also participate in archery and girls participate in horse racing.
Naadam was celebrated for centuries as a test of courage and strength of the nomadic people and warriors. People travel from all corners of the country as well as overseas to enjoy the Naadam festival. This celebration is held across the country, usually between 11 to 13 July, to mark the anniversary of the 1921 Mongolian Revolution.
Naadam is celebrated across the country and every town and village holds its own wrestling, archery, and horse racing contests. The official Naadam opening ceremony in Ulaanbaatar is quite spectacular. Riders dress as Chinggis Khan’s entourage and lead a huge procession around the Naadam Stadium, which features hundreds of adults and children dressed in costumes, representing all Mongolia’s ethnic groups.
|Day 1||08 Jul; Ulaanbaatar||Hotel ***||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 2||09 Jul; Kharakhorum||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 3||10 Jul; Tsenkher Hot spa||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 4||11 Jul; Naadam Festival in Tsetserleg||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 5||12 Jul; Naadam and Taikhar Rock||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 6||13 Jul; Khorgo National Park||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 7||14 Jul; Khorgo National Park||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 8||15 Jul; Khustai national park||Ger camp||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 9||16 Jul; Ulaanbaatar||Hotel||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 10||17 Jul; Departure||Breakfast,|
$2082 Per Person
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Arrive 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 omuniMuseum of Mongolian History, and visit Zaisan Memorial for a Panoramic view of Ulaanbaatar.
Drive to the Karakorum an ancient capital city of Mongolia with established in 1220 by Ogoodei Khaan, the successor of Chinggis Khaan. After being the capital of the Mongolian empire for 140 years, Kharkhorum was destroyed by Chinese soldiers. Currently, Erdenezuu holds daily Buddhist service and partly operates a museum that displays religious artworks, tankhas, and many other Buddhist objects. Besides the monastery, there is much sightseeing such as Monuments of great empires, turtle rocks in Kharkhorum.
Drive to Tsenkher Hot spring which is located at an elevation of 1860m above sea level. The spring site is rich in its different stones and rocky landscape. A hot spring bat will help you relax.
Have a short drive to the Tsetserleg town in order to see the 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 to camp and relax.
On the second day, Naadam continues watching the final rounds of horse racing, archery, and wrestling contests. In the afternoon, visit the Local ethnography museum and Zaya Pandit monastery. Drive to Taikhar rock and relax.
Drive to Khorgo Terkh National Park. On the way, we will see trees 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.
A full day for hiking and horse riding nearby White Lake, well 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 the ger camp.
Drive to Khustai National park was founded in 1993 to conserve biodiversity and facilitate the reintroduction project of the Takhi Mongolian wild horse well known as Przewalski horse. The Takhi is the ancestor of the Mongol horse. Besides Takhi rich habit of wildlife and flora makes the national park most significant. In addition, you can see the small sand dune Moltsog els.
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.
Check out the hotel and transfer to the airport and train station. Tour ends.