Naadam festival and Gobi desert tour

This is true the Naadam is traditional festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed "eriin gurvan naadam" mean "The three games of men". The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery and are held throughout the country during the midsummer holidays. Women have started participating in the archery and girls in the horse-racing games, but not in Mongolian wrestling. In 2010, Naadam was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity of UNESCO. The main attraction of Naadam festival is opening ceremony and tickets are limited.

Visit Mini Gobi and Ancient capital of Mongolia.

We will provide you friendly, luxury and comfortable tour.

Total distance: 700km

Total lenght: 6 days

All accommodation, meals and service included

per adult from

$3,172

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Duration

6 days

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  • What's included :
    • 6x Breakfast
    • 5x Dinner
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Novotel Ulaanbaatar
    • Entry/Admission - Genghis Khan Square
    • Entry/Admission - City center
    • Entry/Admission - Khustain Nuruu National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Elsen Tasarkhai (Sand Dune Mini Gobi)
    • Entry/Admission - Kharakhorum Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Chinggis Khaan International Airport
    What's excluded :
    • Personal expenses

  • Day 1: July 10: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, pick up Chinggis Khaan Airport transfer to 5* hotel and Short city tour

    Stop At: Novotel Ulaanbaatar, Baga Toiruu 6Th Khoroo, Ulaanbaatar 14201, Mongolia
    Stay at hotel Novotel 5* located center of the city..
    Duration: 1 day

    Stop At: Genghis Khan Square, Peace Ave, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
    Walk to Genghis Khan square and Government house for 10 minutes.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Stay at Novotel Hotel 5*

    Day 2: July 11: Naadam festival: watch the Opening ceremony at the central Stadium

    Stop At: City center, Baga Toirog, Ulaanbaatar 14200, Mongolia
    Naadam festival: watch the Opening ceremony at the central Stadium. Enjoy sports and cultural performances, including wrestling and archery contest. In the afternoon, enjoy horse racing. Naadam's Gala dinner with Mongolian Folk music performance. Overnight stay at hotel.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At Novotel hotel
    • Lunch: At Naadam Staduim
    • Dinner: At restaurant in city center
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Novotel hotel

    Day 3: July 12:Drive to Khui Doloo horse racing area

    Stop At: City center, Baga Toirog, Ulaanbaatar 14200, Mongolia
    2nd day of Naadam. After breakfast visit horse racing area called Khui doloo khudag which is located 60km from Ulaanbaatar. Witness of 4 & 5 years old horse race. Lunch at there and riding horse, archery and explore some Mongolian cultures. After lunch back to city and dinner at restaurant in Ulaanbaatar.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At hotel
    • Lunch: At Ger restaurant in Khui Doloo Khudag. Have Khuushuur and Khorkhog
    • Dinner: At restaurant in UB
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Hotel

    Day 4: July 13:Drive to Khustai National Park 100km from UB and Elsen tasarkhai Mini Gobi

    Stop At: Khustain Nuruu National Park, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
    Khustain Nuruu National Park is one of three locations chosen for the re-introduction of the endemic Przewalski horse (Equus przewalskii)– the only wild horse to survive in modern times and known as Takhi in Mongolian. Roughly 17% of Mongolia’s landmass has some form of national environmental protection. A further 10% has local protected area status. Khustain National Park is one of the success stories of environmental protection in Mongolia with a population of 300 Takhi – although it does face frequent challenges.

    Dur: 1 hours driving, 100km from Ulaanbaatar

    We can hiking mountain, visit museum and search animals around area by walk. Have lunch at Khustai restaurant. After that driving to Sand Dunes for 2 hours.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Stop At: Elsen Tasarkhai (Sand Dune Mini Gobi), Rashaant, Mongolia
    Semi Gobi Sand dunes /280km/, a semi-desert type beautiful landscape with big sand dunes. Lunch will be served at a suitable spot on the way. We can to go hiking around the area or ride a camel for a couple of hours to the small sand dunes. Later visit Mongolian Nomadic Family have dinner and stay in ger overnight.
    Duration: 1 day

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At Hotel
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Ger camp

    Day 5: July 14: After breakfast with nomads drive to Kharkhorin

    Stop At: Kharakhorum Museum, Khushuu Tsaidam Rd, Kharkhorin 62090 Mongolia
    After breakfast with nomads drive to Kharkhorin ancient capital of Great Mongolian Empire in thirteenth century. It is located on the right bank of Orkhon river, 400 km south-west of Ulaanbaatar. Explore Erdenezuu monastery is a focal point in the history and culture of the Mongolian people and riding horse until midday. After lunch at Kharkhorin drive to Ulaanbaatar.
    Duration: 6 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: At Ger camp
    • Lunch
    • Dinner: At restaurant in UB
    Accommodation included: Overnight stay at Hotel

    Day 6: July 15: Departure day

    Stop At: Chinggis Khaan International Airport, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
    After breakfast Drop off to Chinggis Khaan International Airport
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from any hotel in UlaanbaatarAirports
    • Buyant Uhaa Airport, Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

4

Organised by Nymtemuulen Khaltar

Activity ID: V-149331P17

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