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  • 5 Hours
  • Max People : 40
  • Wifi Available
  • Jan 18’ - Dec 21'
  • Min Age : 12+
  • Pickup: Airport
 

Embark on a remarkable journey through the legendary Gobi Desert, as we explore historical sights and immerse ourselves in the vibrant atmosphere of Mongolia’s National Holiday, Naadam Festival, held in the capital city. This special tour has been thoughtfully crafted to provide an authentic experience, allowing you to witness the lifestyle, arts, and music that embody the true national identity and culture of the Mongolian people.

As we traverse the heartland of Mongolia, prepare to be captivated by the classic landscapes that unfold before us. Rolling hills, vast steppe, expansive grasslands, and picturesque mountain forests paint a picture of breathtaking beauty. Immerse yourself in the unique wonders of nature and embrace the serene lifestyle of the nomadic communities that call this land home.

During our journey, we will also have the opportunity to witness the Naadam Festival, a significant and celebrated event in Mongolia. Experience the thrill of traditional sports such as wrestling, horse racing, and archery, which showcase the strength, skill, and heritage of Mongolian culture.

Indulge in the enchanting melodies of traditional music and immerse yourself in the colorful festivities that envelop the city during this extraordinary time of year. Delve into the rich history and cultural heritage of Mongolia, creating lasting memories of a truly immersive and unforgettable travel experience.

Departure & Return Location

Ulaanbaatar, Sukhbaatar Square

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Bedroom

2 Bedrooms

Bathroom

2 Bathrooms

Price Includes

  • Accommodation: Hotel****,* ger camp, tented camp
  • Guiding and interpreting service
  • Full board meals
  • Transport: 4x4 vehicle or minivan
  • Domestic flights (Ulaanbaatar-Ulgii & Khovd-Ulaanbaatar)
  • Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks
  • Museums and cultural performance
  • Horseback riding
  • Camping equipments

Price Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Personal equipment
  • Optional activity cost
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Single room supplement
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Travel Insurance
  • The extra cost for photography in museums
  • Tip for a tour guide, driver, etc

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

The Naadam Festival is an exhilarating annual event that takes place from July 11-13 and has been a cherished tradition for centuries, dating back to the time of Chinggis Khaan. This thrilling three-day sporting extravaganza showcases Mongolia’s “three manly sports”: horseracing, wrestling, and archery.

During the Naadam Festival, athletes from all corners of the country gather in the capital city to compete at a national level. It is a momentous occasion that brings together skilled sportsmen and sportswomen, representing their respective regions and showcasing their prowess in these traditional disciplines.

However, the Naadam Festival is not just about the athletes. It is a celebration that unites people from diverse backgrounds. Herders from remote areas ride into town, and urban dwellers leave their homes and offices to witness the games and be a part of the festivities. It is a time of camaraderie, as people come together to engage in the events, exchange goods through bartering, mingle with one another, sing traditional songs, and revel in the joy of life.

The Naadam Festival is an embodiment of Mongolia’s vibrant culture and the shared spirit of its people. It is a time when tradition, athleticism, and community intertwine, creating an atmosphere of excitement and celebration that is truly unique to this remarkable event.

  • Colorful event of the year - Naadam festival
  • Gobi desert
  • Bayanzag - Flaming Cliffs
  • Ancient Kharkhorin
  • Erdene Zuu Monastery
  • Khustai National Park - the home of the only wild horse in the world
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Itinerary

DAY 1. /03 JUL/Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for a relaxing stay. Embark on a city tour that includes visits to significant landmarks such as the Gandan Monastery, where you can witness local prayers, observe monks, and marvel at the largest indoor Buddha statue. Explore the National Museum of Mongolia, which showcases the country’s rich cultural heritage spanning from the Stone Age to the present day. Finally, visit Sukhbaatar Square, also known as Chingis Khaan Square, a central gathering point of historical and cultural importance. Enjoy the tour and indulge in a delightful lunch/dinner.

DAY 2. /04 JUL/Gobi Gurvan Saikhan National Park

Fly to Dalanzadgad town, the central town of South Gobi province. From there, drive to Yol Valley, also known as Vulture Valley, located in the Gobi Gurvan Saikhan Mountain National Park (28km). This captivating canyon, nestled in the heart of the park, boasts narrow pathways that widen intermittently between magnificent rock formations. Above, you’ll witness the graceful flight of buzzards and eagles against the backdrop of the clear blue skies.

The canyon’s towering cliffs obstruct sunlight from reaching the rivers below, resulting in their frozen state until late June. This unique natural phenomenon adds to the allure of Yol Valley, creating a breathtaking and otherworldly atmosphere. Enjoy your time exploring this remarkable destination. (B/L/D)

DAY 3. /05 JUL/Khongor Sand Dunes

Drive to Khongor Sand Dunes, the largest and most impressive sand dunes in Mongolia, spanning 180km in length and reaching heights of up to 80m. These remarkable dunes, often referred to as the “Singing Dunes,” emerge from the plains and create a breathtaking sight. Alongside the dunes, you’ll find lush green vegetation supported by the Khongoriin Gol, a small river that adds to the picturesque landscape.

Embrace the opportunity to hike and slide down the sand dunes, immersing yourself in their beauty and grandeur. During your visit, you’ll also have the chance to meet a camel breeding family and experience a short camel ride, adding to the authentic and memorable experience of the Gobi Desert. Enjoy your time exploring this stunning natural wonder. (B/L/D)

DAY 4. /06 JUL/Bayanzag - Flaming Cliffs

Drive to Bayanzag, a renowned desert area characterized by its rocky terrain, red sands, scrub vegetation, and a sense of vast emptiness. This iconic location has gained international recognition as the “Cemetery of Dinosaurs.” The red sandstone cliffs and canyons of Bayanzag hold significant paleontological importance. It was here in 1922 that American paleontologist Roy Chapman Andrews made groundbreaking discoveries of dinosaur fossil beds and the world’s first recorded dinosaur eggs, capturing global attention.

As you explore Bayanzag, take the opportunity to capture the mesmerizing beauty of the landscape, particularly during the golden hours before sunset when the cliffs radiate fiery hues. This is a prime time for photography enthusiasts to capture stunning images. Immerse yourself in the history and geological wonders of this unique desert, leaving with a deeper appreciation for the ancient creatures that once roamed these lands. (B/L/D)

DAY 5. /07 JUL/Mysterious Ongi Monastery

Continue your journey southward towards the captivating Gobi region. As you make your way, take a break and spend the night in the Middle Gobi province at the Ongi monastery ruins. Nestled within a mountainous area, these ruins hold the remnants of ancient monasteries that once stood as important landmarks along the Buddhist pilgrim route to Tibet.

In the past, Ongi monastery served as a significant midway point for pilgrims on their spiritual journey. Today, the ruins offer a glimpse into the rich history and cultural heritage of Mongolia. After enjoying a delicious dinner, take a leisurely walk to the monastery ruins and witness the breathtaking sunset, painting the sky with vibrant hues. Immerse yourself in the tranquil ambiance and reflect on the significance of this historical site. (B/L/D)

DAY 6. /08 JUL/Explore Ancient Capital City of Mongol Empire - Kharkhorin

Embark on a scenic drive to Kharkhorin, located approximately 130 kilometers away. Kharkhorin holds the ruins of the ancient capital of the Mongol Empire, which was established by King Ugudei in 1235. Strategically positioned at the intersection of traditional routes, the city served as a vital hub for migrating nomads and merchant caravans. It also welcomed foreign envoys and esteemed clerics who sought audiences with the Mongol Empire’s king.

Despite its eventual destruction by Manchu soldiers after the capital was moved to Beijing by Khubilai Khaan in 1264, the remnants of Kharkhorin still hold immense historical significance. The bricks and stones salvaged from the city’s ruins were repurposed to construct the nearby Erdene Zuu Monastery, a majestic landmark that you will have the opportunity to visit. Explore the intricacies of the monastery and delve into the rich cultural heritage it represents.

Additionally, make a stop at the Karakorum Museum in Kharkhorin, where you can further deepen your understanding of the region’s history and artifacts. Don’t forget to explore the local market, offering a variety of intriguing souvenirs and artworks, providing you with lasting memories of your visit. (B/L/D)

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DAY 7. /09 JUL/Discover Khustai National Park

Embark on a captivating journey to Khustai National Park, located approximately 100 kilometers west of Ulaanbaatar. This park is renowned for being home to the takhi, also known as the Przewalski horse, which is the only remaining species of truly wild horse in the world. These remarkable creatures were reintroduced to Mongolia from zoos and reserves worldwide in 1992, and Khustai National Park provides them with a natural habitat to thrive.

As you explore Khustai National Park, you’ll be immersed in its diverse and thriving ecosystem. The park boasts lush vegetation, natural springs, birch forests, and rocky terrain, making it a suitable environment for a wide range of wildlife. In addition to the iconic takhi, the park is home to 46 species of mammals and 172 species of birds, offering ample opportunities for wildlife sightings and birdwatching.

Immerse yourself in the tranquility of the park, admire the natural beauty that surrounds you, and keep your eyes peeled for glimpses of the majestic takhi roaming freely in their natural habitat. (B/L/D)

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DAY 8. /10 JUL/Back to Ulaanbaatar and see a Horse Racing

Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the campsite within Khustai National Park. Afterward, embark on a drive to Khui Doloon Khudag, a horse racing site located on the outskirts of Ulaanbaatar. This is where the excitement of the Naadam festival comes to life.

At Khui Doloon Khudag, you will have the opportunity to witness thrilling horse races, a key highlight of the Naadam festival. Feel the energy and excitement as skilled jockeys compete on their magnificent steeds, showcasing the beauty and grace of Mongolian horsemanship.

In addition to the horse races, immerse yourself in the rich cultural activities that accompany the festival. Experience the vibrant atmosphere, filled with traditional music, dance, and other festivities that reflect the cultural heritage of Mongolia.

After enjoying the festivities, return to Ulaanbaatar and be transferred to your hotel. Take this time to relax and reflect on the memorable experiences of the Naadam festival and the unique cultural traditions you have witnessed. (B/L/D)

DAY 9. /11- JUL/NAADAM FESTIVAL DAYS

Celebrate Naadam Festival, a vibrant and colorful event showcasing the best of Mongolian sports and traditions. Witness the renowned wrestlers, horse racers, and archery athletes as they compete for prestigious titles. This festival brings together athletes from all over the country to showcase their skills at the national level in the capital city.

Immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere as herders from remote regions and city dwellers come together to witness the games. Experience the excitement of the opening ceremony at the central stadium, followed by a delicious lunch near the festival site. Throughout the day, enjoy the thrilling competitions of wrestling, archery, and anklebone games.

After a day filled with excitement and cultural immersion, retreat to your hotel and reflect on the memorable experiences of the Naadam Festival. (B/L/D)

DAY 11. /13 JUL/Departure Day

Transfer to Chinggis Khaan International Airport or Train station and depart Mongolia. (B)

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