from$ 1802
Duration 9 days
Category ETHNIC
Season July 2020

The Naadam Festival is one of Mongolia’s most important festivals, honored by UNESCO and featuring traditional games such as wrestling, horse racing, and archery. Enjoy the games in Ulaanbaatar, experience the unbeatable atmosphere in the stadium and enjoy a typical Mongolian cuisine


The Naadam Festival is one of Mongolia’s most important festivals, honored by UNESCO and featuring traditional games such as wrestling, horse racing, and archery. Enjoy the games in Ulaanbaatar, experience the unbeatable atmosphere in the stadium and enjoy a typical Mongolian cuisine

1 Day

10 Jul. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar – pick you up – city tour: Main Square + National History Museum + Dinosaur Museum + Gandan Monastery.

Hotel: International 4 star hotel

2 Day

11 Jul. Full day for Naadam Festival opening ceremony. See traditional wrestling & archery etc.

Hotel: international 4 star hotel

3 Day

12 Jul. Drive to Khui Doloon Khudag (50 km – 1 hour on paved road) – watch the horse race – drive to Karakorum (320 km – 5 hours on paved road) – overnight there

Hotel: tourist ger camp

4 Day

13 Jul. Karakorum tour: Erdene Zuu Monastery + Karakorum Museum + others – drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (250 km – 6 hours on dirt road) – overnight there

Hotel: tourist ger camp

5 Day

14 Jul. Karakorum tour: Erdene Zuu Monastery + Karakorum Museum + others – drive to Ongi Monastery Ruin (250 km – 6 hours on dirt road) – overnight there

Hotel: tourist ger camp

6 Day

15 Jul. Drive to Khongor Sand Dune (150 km – 5 hours) – Khongor Sand Dune tour: camel ride (1 hour) + sand dune climb – overnight there

Hotel: tourist ger camp.

7 Day

16 Jul. Drive to Yol Gorge (170 km – 5 hours dirt road) – Yol Gorge tour: natural history museum + horse ride (half hour) + short hike – drive to Dalanzadgad town (50 km – 1 hour paved road)

Hotel: local hotel /B,L,D/

8 Day

17 Jul. Fly to Ulaanbaatar (1 hour) – shopping & free time

Hotel: international 4 star hotel

9 Day

18 Jul. International departure

Total distance: 1160 km (+600)

  • 3 nights in international 4 star hotel superior twin/double occupancy, 5 nights in the top rated tourist ger camps twin/double occupancy
  • English speaking guide services
  • Transport with professional driver
  • One way domestic flight
  • All entrance fees & activities costs
  • Water - 1L per person per day
  • Photo and video charges
  • International air tickets
  • Alcohol + Beverages
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Any services not included in the above itinerary

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