Mongolian traditional sports-wrestling, archery, horse racing (called three men’s sport-Naadam)-are an extension of the military training used for centuries by Mongolian clans.
Chinggis khan celebrated one of the biggest Naadam after invaded Sartuul Kingdom then 15thcenturies it became official national holiday
Nowadays Naadam isheld every year on the same day through out the country, July10-12, the biggest Naadam held in Ulaanbatar; hundreds of best wrestlers and horses are come all across Mongolia.
In this wonderful tour you will enjoy Mongolia’s most beautiful scenic views as sand dunes, wide steppes , mountainous scenes, pure rivers, lakes and you will also visit historical places of Mongolia such as Khar –Khorin – the ancient capital of Great Empire.
Opening ceremony Naadam
After the breakfast drive to Ulaanbaatar to see the opening ceremony which is main event of Naadam festival, including around tousands of wrestlers competitions and ceremony of bring Chinggis Khaan’s 9white flags are highlights, after the lunch, we will visit to archery field to support archers. At the evening, we will drive to horse riding field, Hvi Doloon Hudag, camping in tent.
UB-Hui Doloon hudag-UB
Today, we will see Soyolon(5years old) horse’s race, Mongolians believe that if you see the Soyolon horses race, you going to be lucky in that year, while you will see thousands of horse trainers’s Mongolian tents and gers and horses. You will be free wander among the tents of the horse racing families, watch how the trainers prepare their the horses and the young jockeys, even be invited in for fermented mare’s milk while waiting the racing horses come in finish line
Breakfast in the morning at the hotel and start of tour to Khar Khorin. After 4 hours’ drive we will eat lunch at “Munkh Tenger” tourist camp. After lunch we will have an excursion to Mongolia’s first monastery built in 1585 you will also have a glance of Mongolia’s history. Overnight in tourist camp
Elsen Tasarkhai , Khugnu Khan mountain 90 km
After breakfast we will drive to Elsen Tasarkhai sand dunes. You will experience beautiful sand dunes , gorgeous scenic views of mountain Khugnu Khan and hear the legend behind it. You could also experience Mongolian way of camel and horse driving at Batkhaan mountain. Overnight at Bayangobi tourist camp.
Khustia Nuruu National Park /180 km /
After breakfast we will drive to Khustai Nuruu National Park. At Khustai Nuruu National Park you will see Takhi or Wild horse of Przevalsky and explore other wild animals such as Cervus Elaphus, Antelopes and other wild animals in this area. Overnight in tourist camp “Khustai”
Ulaanbaatar city /90 km / tour end.
Last day of tour you will have a free day and we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar city.
Please contact us for prices of children (3-12 years old)
Package price includes:
Airport or train station transfer in Ulaanbaatar
Accommodation in Ger camp*- twin sharing
Domestic Flight /2 ways UB/
Private transfers and transports
English speaking guide
Meals as mentioned in itinerary
Sightseeing entrance fee
Entrance fee to National parks and protected areas
Tickets to museums and art performances
Two Bottles of 0,5 litre drinking water per day
Sightseeing as per itinerary
Packages price excludes:
Ger camp single supplement 25 USD per person/per night;
Visa application fee
International airfare or train cost
Optional excursions unless stated in the itinerary
If you are a citizen of one of the 46 countries that has been visa granted `visa-free access` to Mongolia, or 41 countries covered in a 30 day visa-free visit regime until 31st December 2016, you do not need to present a visa when entering Mongolia for tourism purposes. With exception of those, visitors are required to have a valid visa issue by Mongolian diplomatic missions or honorary consuls abroad. The following materials are required to obtain a visa under ground of tourism:
Passport, valid for at least six months from the end intended period of stay in Mongolia
One passport size photo
Completed and signed Visa Application Form for Tourists
Invitation from Mongolia (Either an invitation of the receiving entity, or an official request of the sending country and the organization).
Transit visa processing requires visa for next destination, and copy of onward tickets.
By airways: Providing you with comfort flights, Mongolia national flag carrier MIAT – Mongolian airlines operate scheduled and chartered flights to Ulaanbaatar from Berlin, Frankfurt, Moscow, Hong Kong, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka and Beijing. The Chinggis Khaan international airport, conveniently located 18km southwest of the capital, hosts following carriers apart from MIAT:
We will always be happy to help arrange your international flight to Mongolia. By railways: if your holiday duration plan allows, another great way to get to Mongolia is via trans-Mongolian train. This is possible either fro Moscow of Beijing. Thw journey takes 4 nights and 5 days fro Moscow, and 1 night and 2 days from Beijing. It is a magical journey, which takes you from the heart of buzzing downtowns of metropolises into nomadic Mongolia, past the Great Wall of China through the Gobi desert, or Russian countryside villages through the Baikal Lake. Also trains to border cities run every day, as the cities of Ulaan-Ude (Russia) and Erlian (China) are both popular get-way destination for locals, for a little cultural sightseeing and a bit of shopping. You can let us handle your international railway tickets, to make your travel plan even smoother.
Foreign currency can be exchanged at commercial banks and Mongolian national currency “Tugrug“ are in notes of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1000, 10.000 and 20.000. The currency code for Tugriks is MNT, and the currency symbol is ₮
The US dollar is preferred currency. Credit cards are also accepted at major hotels, restaurants and tourist shops. UB and major cities have ATMs.
Mongolian nationwide electricity output is 220V/50HZ in a European style plug. Most likely all the sockets will feature 2 widely spaced round pins. Bit ni worries if your device is different, because universal plug converter is commonly found at relatively cheap price here in Mongolia.
Mongolians have several national holidays and celebrations, and when we talk about celebrating holidays, we means to do it nationwide. Believe us, celebrations take festival forms is most cases, and some certain are
We select restaurants based on our experiences, client satisfaction, location and cuisine. Normally we include three meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day during the whole trip.
In Ulaanbaatar, you can expect a good variety of quality restaurants with international foods. Breakfasts usually are served in western style at the hotel where you stay in Ulaanbaatar. Mongolian and Western cuisines are both available throughout Mongolia.
We generally eat breakfast and dinner in tourist Ger camp and some day of longer trip take a packed lunch. Your packed lunch will be carried in appropriate containers to prevent spillage or spoiling. Ger camps serve both Mongolian and international foods, and there will usually be a choice of main dish.
According to the Mongolian rating system, 2- 5 star hotels are approved to receive foreign guests. Our accommodations are carefully chosen, based on our research, our experience, and feedback from clients, to provide the best combination of high-quality accommodations, affordability, and convenient location. We give clients the opportunity to stay in a wide range of accommodation, depending on tour from 3* to 5* hotels in cities and best tourist Ger camps in countryside trip.