Naadam

8 days from
1000$ per person
Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival, Ulaanbaatar

Upon arrival at the Chinggis Khan international airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel in Ulaanbaatar. Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

Day 2Ulaanbaatar - Hustai Nature Reserve

Travel to Hustai Nature Reserve in the morning (about 2-3 hours drive) to run into the Przewalski wild horses, re-introduced back into the wild in their native grassland. Continue to visit the local information center learning about the history of the last pure wild horses and the history of the area. You have chance to go horse riding in the evening. Overnight in a ger camp.
Overnight: Hustai Nature Reserve

Day 3 Ulaanbaatar, the Ceremony of Naadam Festival

Drive to Ulaanbaatar to participate in the Naadam Festival ceremony (about 3 hours drive). Experience the traditional celebrations at the Central Stadium and enjoy the parades and musical entertainments. This afternoon, you will visit Gandan Monastery, largest and most important monastery of Mongolia. Continue on to explore the National History Museum and Chinggis Square, where you will see the Parliament House, National Opera and City Hall.
Mongolians will celebrate Naadam, the Festival of the Three Manly Sports.
Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

Days 4Naadam Festival, Horse Racing

Early morning we will drive to Khui Doloon Khudag, the horse racing field to see Soyolon horse racing (four year old). And then visit the tent camp of the horse trainers and watch as they prepare the young riders for races. Enjoy a traditional dancing and khoomii (Mongolian throat singing) this evening.
Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

Day 5Ulaanbaatar - Gun Galuutain Nature Reserve

After breakfast, a short drive (about 2 hours) will take you to the Gun Galuutain Nature Reserve, nestled in the Khentii Mountains. Here you can choose horse riding or hiking to Mt. Baits to watch the wildlife animals like the Argali wild mountain sheep and White Naped Cranes. Overnight in a ger camp.

Day 6Gun Galuutain Nature Reserve - Terelj National Park

In the morning, we will drive to Terelj National Park (about 1-2 hours drive), one of the most visited sites near Ulaanbaatar. Terelj is located in the tranquil valley of the granite mountains and the Terelj river. After check in the ger camp, you will then visit the Turtle Rock and the Temple of Meditation and hiking around. Overnight in ger camp.
Overnight: Terelj National Park

Day 7Terelj National Park - Ulaanbaatar City Tour

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar (about 1-2 hours drive) this morning. After lunch visit the Bogd Khan Palace Museum and climb up to the Zaisan Hill, which offers great views of the city.
Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

Day 8Ulaanbaatar, Departure

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for onward flight.
Meal: Breakfast

Map

Photos

Leave a Reply


SERVICES INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Sightseeing and attractions
  • English speaking guiding and driver service throughout the entire time
  • Vehicle rental
  • Gasoline and fuel
  • Nights in the hotel and tourist yurt announced in the program
  • Nights at the breeders
  • All meals in the countryside during the trip
  • Entrances to natural parks, museums, sites, monuments and museums mentioned in the program
  • Meals at Ulanbator except a free lunch
  • Airport transfer


SERVICES NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE

  • Intrenational aire are or train tickets
  • Mongolia entry visa fee
  • Insurances
  • Personal expenses / extra drinks,food, telephone calls, optional activities (riding, camel, yak…), sightseeing or meals which are not included in the tour itinerary
  • Tips
  • Lunch at Ulanbator