MONGOLIAN NAADAM FESTIVAL TRAVEL
|Tour code: MN-28
Seasons to be arranged: 9-16, July annually
Duration: 4 nights & 5 days
Number of travelers: Available for solo traveler, 2-4 people, group max of 20 people
Tour grade: Easy
Total distance: 300 km by jeep, 5 km by horse
Activity: 1 hour horse riding, hiking 2 hours, meeting with nomads
Specially advised to pack: Hiking good shoes, sun glasses and sun hat, binocular, mosquito repellent crème, your favorite delicacies,
Day 1: 9,July - Ulaanbaatar capital
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar city, Meeting assistance upon arrival by Blue Mongolia Tour agency representative and transfer to Hotel with 3 stars. After lunch the travel starts with city tour. It includes visits to Gandantegchilen Monastery- Present biggest monastery, which houses for giant standing Buddha statue, Paleontology Museum offers nice chance to see petrified dinosaur skeletons and nestled eggs, Visiting to main square Chinggis Khan, Free time for shopping the main street shops, art shops and antique shops, In the evening by 6p.m – enjoy folk performance concert with songs and contortion acts, Dinner, Stay in hotel
Day 2: 10,July - Chinggis Khan Statue - Terelj National Park
Breakfast, Drive to Chinggis Khan Statue, Explore the statue and look at galleries concerned to Mongolian history, Drive to Terelj National Park, one way is 75 km, On the way explore Ovoo-the pile of stones, which was set for the god of nature and blue sky. Exploring the beautiful granite rocky hills, nomads home-Ger and their livestock in the pasture, Visit to Protected area, Explore the Turtle Rock, Soft trekking on the green meadow, Hiking to hills, Explore the green valleys, Trekking in the surrounding area, Drive to Terelj tourist camp, European Styled lunch in the camp restaurant, 30 minutes rest and soft trekking around the camp, Visit to nomads family home-Ger, Explore the nomadic lifestyle, try traditional milk products such as tea with milk, dried curds, mare's fermented milk, yogurt, milk cream butter and so on.., Talking to nomads about what you want to know about the nomadic lifestyle, One hour horseback riding and free time for rest of 30 min, Dinner, Stay overnight in ger tourist camp
Day 3: 11, July. Naadam Festival Holiday
Drive to Ulaanbaatar city back, This morning, attend the opening ceremony of Naadam—Mongolia’s famous annual festival and sporting event—at the National Stadium. Dressed in traditional garb, participants compete in the “three manly sports” (wrestling, archery, and horse racing). After the pageantry of the opening ceremony, witness the pomp of the ritualized archery, ankle bone targeting and wrestling contests. There is nice chance to see the perfect mastery and majesty of horsemanship, After lunch transfer to the horseracing field outside of Ulaanbaatar to experience the excitement of thundering hooves during the traditional horse race. Visit horse breeder's tents and see how they are taking care for racing horses, Explore horseracing with children jockeys, Enjoy with holiday special cuisine dinner and stay in hotel
Day 4: 12,July. Ulaanbaatar city – Naadam festival field
This day is surprise for you and you have own choice which art of the game you want to go again and spend time with Mongols: wrestling, archery, ankle bone or horseracing… After lunch visit to Mongolia-Russia Friendship monument on Zaisan hill, From here you can see the hole view of the city, Visit to Mongolian Last King's Palace Museum, where are displayed unique art works by Mongolian artists, Stay in hotel
Day 5: 13,July. Departure
Breakfast, Check-out at the hotel before 12.00 noon, Blue Mongolia Tour guide and driver will see you at the hotel lobby and Make a Transfer to the airport/ train station, Departure
The tour itinerary is subject to be changed at the traveler's request and requirements.
One person : 1290USD
Per person for group of 2 people: 1090USD
Per person for group of 3-4 people: 990USD
Per person for group of 5-7 people: 950USD
Per person for group of 8-10 people: 910USD
Above mentioned price is average amount to give you an idea. The exact amount is varied for everyone depending on number of travelers and service type including how many stars hotels you want to stay in, double or single occupancy you would prefer, what kind of additional service /such as visa support/ is required and so on...
• If group is bigger than 16 people: 16 +1pax free of charge
• For Family trip, children 0-4 years old are free of charge
This price INCLUDES:
Transfer to/from airport/hotel, Private transport with driver during the trip including petrol cost, Accommodation at 3 stars hotels in Ulaanbaatar, Accommodations in Ger tourist camps in countryside, Everyday 3 times meals, English speaking tour guide, Entrance fees to protected areas, Entrance fees to sightseeing and museums and cultural shows, rental of outdoor camping equipment, Horse riding fee, Daily supply of mineral water - 0.5L bottle of water per day, invitation letter arrangements for Mongolian tourist visa issue, service fees and government tax.
This price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
International air flight round trip, Travel insurance, medical insurance, Fee for Visa obtaining, Alcoholic beverages, Additional services, Fee for extra luggage, Personal expenses such as IDD call, internet using, laundry, any charge for major force beyond of our control such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather bad conditions, changes of arrival/departure flights, poor roads conditions, etc.
1. The maximum weight of loaded luggage for domestic flight and vehicle is 10 kg, hand luggage 5 kg. For overweight, each kg will be charged in 1.5USD. Extra luggage can be stored free at hotels in Ulaanbaatar.
2. Hotels in Ulaanbaatar city reserved on double occupancy, and in countryside all Ger styled tourist camps are based on triple or 4 occupancy.
3. Check-in at hotels is at 12:00m/Check-out at hotels is at 12:00m.
!!! Tour itinerary and price may be subject to change. The duration of the above trip can be prolonged or changed to suit your needs. Please, make your reservations at your earliest convenience.