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Naadam to Naadam Tour - 8 Days

Naadam to Naadam Tour

On this Naadam tour you have an opportunity to see local and city Naadam on the same trip. So you can enjoy the grand opening ceremony of official Naadam and other cultural events in Ulaanbaatar and then jump to the country road to reach the local Naadam festival which is smaller but not too touristic and crowded so it gives you the chance to explore this unique event at your own pace.

 

  • 4x4 offroad minivan or 4x4 jeep
  • 8 Days 7 Nights
  • 7 Breakfast 7 Lunch 7 Dinner
  • Arkhangai , Uvurkhangai
  • from 1020$, TOUR STARTING 8th of JULY, 2018
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Tours Central Mongolia Naadam to Naadam Tour

naadam festival toursTake a trip to Mongolia to join in Naadam festival is the best way to experience Mongolian culture, tradition, arts, music and lifestyle. Mongolian Naadam Festival is a national holiday, and is so traditional, colorful and thrilling event, held in July, annually all over the country. Known as “three manly games” –the legendary sporting game, are horse racing, wrestling and archery, it has happened for thousands of years on Mongolian steppe since Chinggis Khaan’s period.
On this Naadam tour you have an opportunity to enjoy local and city Naadam on the same trip. So you can enjoy the grand opening ceremony of official Naadam and other cultural events in Ulaanbaatar and then jump to the country road to reach the local Naadam festival which is smaller but not too touristic and crowded so it gives you the chance to explore this unique event at your own pace. You will not only experience cultural heritage of Mongolia but also enjoy picturesque landscapes of the country and it is one of the most scenic objects for photographers. You may shoot the action moments of the three sporting games and scenic nature of Mongolia. 

 

Brief itinerary 
Day1. /6 July/ Arrival day in Ulaanbaatar. City tour 
Day2. /7 July/ Lake Ugii.
Day3. /8 July/ Kharkhorin Village. 
Day4. /9 July/ Kharkhorin Village
Day5. /10 July/ Ulaanbaatar
Day6. /11 July/ Gorkhi Terelj NP
Day7. /12 July/ Chinggis Khaan Statue. UB 

Day8. /13 July/Departure

 


Day1. /6 July/ Arrival day in Ulaanbaatar, the capital city of Mongolia. Transfer to Hotel and take a city tour depending on your arrival time. The contemporary city, surrounded by four holy mountains. Keeps some of historical aspects from nomadic dwelling districts and centuries old Buddhist temples to modern constructions. Visit national history Museum, Bogd Khan’s Palace and Gandan Monastery, Buddhist center of Mongolia. Enjoy folklore performance tonight. Stay in Hotel. /L, D/


Day2. /7 July/ Drive to Lake Ugii. Ugii is a freshwater lake, designated as a Ramsar Site of International Importance. Peaceful place, to discover nomadic lifestyle and short horse riding near the lake and opportunity for watching and capturing rare birds. Stay overnight in ger camp. /B, L, D/ 


Day3. /8 July/ Heading to Kharkhorin village, the site of ancient capital of Great Mongolian Empire. Visit the local museum to get an imagination of the ancient Kharakhorum city. It is worth to visit this small museum, contains excellent collections dating back to the 13th century. Then visit Erdene Zuu monastery, one of the important places, which is the oldest and the largest Buddhist Monastery in Mongolia, built in 16th century, using the stones and bricks of the ancient city. Stay overnight in tourist ger camp. /B, L, D/ 


Day4. /9 July/ Local Naadam Day in Kharkhorin. It is a great chance to enjoy three classic Mongolian sports with locals. Spending the time to see horse racing, wrestling and archery. Stay overnight in tourist ger camp. /B, L, D/ 


Day5. /10 July/ Drive back to Ulaanbaatar. Enjoy Deeltei Mongol-Festival / Mongolians in Deel/. Deel is a national costume which makes the festival more colorful and more traditional. It is good to tell you that the foreigners are possible to participate this festival to dress in Mongolian costume and join the parade in the central square. There are also more cultural activities are organized. Stay in hotel. /B, L, D/ 


Day6. /11 July/ Ulaanbaatar. Start your city Naadam tour from the central stadium to watch the Grand opening ceremony which begins with the nine white banner-delivering into the central stadium from the Government palace of Mongolia on the nine magnificent horses. Other festivity performances continued with arts and music stars, monks, soldiers, horses and much more…After the ceremony, the national wrestling competition will begin. State archery competition also start outside the stadium, where female and male archers compete. Enjoying and walking around the stadium to celebrate the festival like locals and then drive to Gorkhi Terelj National Park, relax and enjoy your evening in the surrounding beautiful nature after the busy day. Stay overnight in tourist ger camp. /B, D, L/ 


Day7. /12 July/ Drive to Chinggis Khaan Statue, the largest equestrian statue in the world. According to the legend, where Chinggis Khaan found the golden whip. Where we will walk up through the chest and neck of the great horse and enjoy the panorama from the top. Then check the visitor center, where some museum collections are exhibited. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar stay overnight in hotel. /B, D, L/


Day8. /13 July/ Departure. 

 


naadam festival toursTake a trip to Mongolia to join in Naadam festival is the best way to experience Mongolian culture, tradition, arts, music and lifestyle. Mongolian Naadam Festival is a national holiday, and is so traditional, colorful and thrilling event, held in July, annually all over the country. Known as “three manly games” –the legendary sporting game, are horse racing, wrestling and archery, it has happened for thousands of years on Mongolian steppe since Chinggis Khaan’s period.
On this Naadam tour you have an opportunity to enjoy local and city Naadam on the same trip. So you can enjoy the grand opening ceremony of official Naadam and other cultural events in Ulaanbaatar and then jump to the country road to reach the local Naadam festival which is smaller but not too touristic and crowded so it gives you the chance to explore this unique event at your own pace. You will not only experience cultural heritage of Mongolia but also enjoy picturesque landscapes of the country and it is one of the most scenic objects for photographers. You may shoot the action moments of the three sporting games and scenic nature of Mongolia. 

 

Brief itinerary 
Day1. /6 July/ Arrival day in Ulaanbaatar. City tour 
Day2. /7 July/ Lake Ugii.
Day3. /8 July/ Kharkhorin Village. 
Day4. /9 July/ Kharkhorin Village
Day5. /10 July/ Ulaanbaatar
Day6. /11 July/ Gorkhi Terelj NP
Day7. /12 July/ Chinggis Khaan Statue. UB 

Day8. /13 July/Departure

 

Group size Price/Per person
2 pax 1490$
3-4 pax 1285$
5-8 pax 1120$
9-15 pax 1020$
 

 

Services included in the cost:

Accommodation: Hotel***,* ger camp, tented camp 
Guiding and interpreting service 
Full board meals 
Transport: vehicle 4x4 or minivan
Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks+NAADAM TICKET
Museums and cultural performance
Camping equipments

Services not included in the cost:

International airfare 
Personal equipments 
Optional activity cost 
Excess baggage charges
Single room supplement 
Alcoholic drinks 
Sleeping bag 
Travel Insurance

 


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Our Client's Testimonials: We do recommend to our friends to travel in Mongolia with good tour organiser Ayan Travel

We enjoyed the trip very much.
-Totally different landscapes, people with great hospitality.
Our tour guide was very informative, speaking excellent English language - caregiving - good human.
Also tour driver was very experienced, made all routes without any problems, kept always the car clean
Yes. We do recommend to our friends to travel in Mongolia with good tour organiser Ayan Travel.

 Georg Kilian-Huetten from Germany. 28 June, 2016

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