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Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour

Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour 10 Days/ 9 Nights

DAY 1 ( July 9) Terelj NP& Genghis Khan Statue

We will pick you up from your location at 8:30. Then our tour will head to the Genghis Khan statue. After exploring Genghis Khan statue complex, we will drive to Terelj National Park. Gorkhi Terelj is one of the most visited and interesting parks of Mongolia.  Furthermore, one of the most recognizable attractions in Terelj is Turtle Rock. Notably, just a few kilometers from Turtle Rock, you will discover another must-see spot: the Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Distance: 100km ( 2h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Lunch/ Dinner)
Mongolia tour package

DAY 2 ( July 10) Ulaanbaatar & City tour

After breakfast, we will head to UB, and our short city tour will start from Mongolia’s History Museum. Explore Mongolia’s history at the museum, featuring captivating exhibits on culture and artifacts. Afterwards, enjoy traditional Mongolian music and dance at the Tumen Ekh Ensemble.

Distance: 100km ( 2h drive on paved road)
Hotel**** ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Ulaanbaatar city tour

DAY 3 ( July 11) Naadam Festival

Today, we meet at the hotel at 8:30 am and drive to Sukhbaatar Square to witness the ceremony of placing the National Nine White Banners in the Central Stadium. Explore the Naadam Court and its surroundings, observe locals in their traditional costumes, and engage with the festive atmosphere. Then, we will enter the main stadium for the spectacular Opening Ceremony of the Naadam Festival at 11:00 am. After that, we will head to the horse racing field, just an hour outside the city, to watch the exciting Naadam horse races. Finally, return to the city and be transferred to the hotel.

Hotel**** (Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Naadam Festival Tour

DAY 4 ( July 12) Elsen Tasarkhai

We will pick you up from the hotel at 8:30 am, and then our tour will head to the semi Gobi Elsen Tasarkhai. Elsen Tasarkhai is a stunning semi-desert region located in central Mongolia. It boasts a unique mix of sandy dunes, grasslands, rocky formations, and small water bodies, creating a captivating natural scene. The area is often referred to as the “Mini Gobi” due to its resemblance to the larger Gobi Desert. Camel riding 1h.

Distance: 285km ( 5h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour

DAY 5 ( July 13) Orkhon Valley

Today’s our destination is the Orkhon Valley. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Orkhon Valley, with its lush grassy plains, winding river, and the stunning Khangai Mountains in the background, while going for hikes and horseback rides to fully experience this breathtaking landscape. Visit the Orkhon Waterfall, one of the most famous attractions—a picturesque waterfall framed by rocky cliffs. Horse riding 1h

Distance: 185km ( 4-5h drive on paved/ dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Orkhon waterfall

DAY 6 ( July 14) Tsenkher Hot Springs

The hot springs are renowned for their mineral-rich waters, which are believed to possess healing properties owing to the presence of various minerals, including calcium, sodium, and sulfur. The natural surroundings offer a tranquil and serene environment, making it an ideal place for relaxation. Moreover, it’s not only a haven for relaxation but also a fantastic spot for nature enthusiasts and photographers.

Distance: 120km ( 4-5h drive on dirt road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Explore Central Mongolia Tour

DAY 7 ( July 15) Terkh & Khorgo

Khorgo Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur National Park is a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts. Visitors can engage in activities such as hiking,  horseback riding and exploring the volcanic formations. One of the park’s highlights is Horgo Volcano, a dormant volcano covered with basalt. Hiking to the volcano and exploring its unique crater is a must-do activity.

Distance: 230km ( 5-6h drive on dirt/ paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)

DAY 8 ( July 16) Kharkhorum

Kharkhorum was established as the capital of the Mongol Empire by Genghis Khan’s son, Ögedei Khan, in 1235. It served as the political, cultural, and economic center of the empire for several decades. Adding to its historical allure, one of the most famous landmarks in Kharkhorum is the Erdene Zuu Monastery. Built in 1585 on the ruins of the ancient city, it is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Mongolia. 

Distance: 310km ( 6h drive on paved road )
Standard Ger Camp ( Breakfast/ Lunch/ Dinner)
Kharkhorum Tour 4 days

DAY 9 (July 17) Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, we’ll head from Kharkhorum to Ulaanbaatar. Check into a hotel and enjoy a free day to explore the city on your own. Explore and enjoy Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour with us!

Distance: 365km ( 6h drive on paved road )
Hotel**** ( Breakfast/ Lunch )
About Ulaanbaatar

DAY 10 ( July 18) Departure

Our driver will pick you up from your hotel, and then transfer you to the airport or train station to end the tour. 


Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour

Standard Package

2 person-$2100 per person

3 person-$1650 per person

4 person-$1550 per person

group tour-$1480 per person


*Breakfast- 9, Lunch- 9, Dinner-8
*Ger camp 6 nights, Hotel**** 3 nights
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle / Minivan
*Camel riding 1h
*Horse riding 1h
*Naadam festival ticket and permissions
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)

Not Included

-International Airfare and Mongolia visa fee
-Personal items
-Alcoholic drinks, snacks, bar bills and laundry
-Travel insurance
-Single supplement
-Gratuities for guides and drivers

About Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour 10 days

A Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour tour provides a well-rounded travel experience, encompassing cultural immersion, adventure, natural beauty, and meaningful interactions with the locals. It’s a unique opportunity to explore the diverse facets of Mongolia and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Highlights of Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour

The 10-day Mongolia Naadam Festival Tour offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural immersion, and adventure. Combining the festival with a trip to the Central Mongolia enables you to experience both the cultural and natural wonders of Mongolia in a single journey.

Naadam Festival: The Naadam festival its Mongolia’s most important cultural event, showcasing traditional sports like wrestling, horse racing, and archery.  It provides a glimpse into the nation’s history and cultural practices.

Terelj National Park: Visit iconic attractions such as Turtle Rock and Ariyabal Meditation Temple.

Elsen Tasarkhai Sand Dunes: Experience the unique contrast of sand dunes and lush greenery. Enjoy camel riding.

Orkhon Valley: Discover the picturesque Orkhon River Valley, designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy horseback riding.

Tsenher Hot Springs: Relax in the therapeutic hot waters surrounded by scenic mountains.

Khorgo &Terkh National Park: Hike to Horgo Volcano and experience a horse trek around the park.

Kharkhorum (Karakorum): Explore Erdene Zuu Monastery, Mongolia’s oldest Buddhist monastery. Visit the Kharkhorum Museum to learn about the region’s history.

Hiking and Horseback Riding: Enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and horseback riding.


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About Naadam Festival ?

The Naadam Festival is a popular traditional event and the largest national holiday in Mongolia. It offers travelers a chance to interact with Mongolians and experience their genuine traditions. Unlike typical tourist events, Naadam is a holiday where Mongolians actively participate in traditional sports such as horse racing, wrestling, and archery. Wrestling represents strength, horse racing symbolizes endurance, and archery showcases precision and focus. The festival takes place from July 11 to 12 all over Mongolia, providing a special opportunity for travelers to immerse themselves in Mongolian culture.

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