By this group scheduled tour, you will see real naadam festival in countryside in central mongolia. Sometimes, some people say that UB naadam is crowded and too touristic and very hard to get opening ceremony tickets and much more expensive. If you not like naadam festival of Ulaanbaatar, this tour is for you. The Monastery lies near the town of Karakorum. Although little evidence remains of the great man himself, this was the site from where Genghis Khan launched his army, which eventually created the biggest empire the world has ever known.
√ Half day camel trekking along sand dune is included.
√ Local naadam – authentic and less crowded festival.
√ Explore Chinggis khaan’s capital city – Karakorum.
√ Overnight in tent near to horse trainers’ clan.
√ See horse race in Khui Doloon Khudag.
Length: 6 days
Date: 05 Jul – 10 Jul, each year.
Trip type: Group Scheduled Tour
Group size: average 4 – 8 and maximum 9 guests per trip for a low-impact, high-quality service
Area: Central Mongolia
Difficulty: easier – moderate (No experience necessary. Trips suitable for most ages and abilities)
Distance: driving: 900 km
Day1. 05 Jul. Elsen Tasarkhai (Piece Of Sand)
Day2. 06 Jul. Ugii Lake & Turkish Heritage site.
Day3. 07 Jul. Karakorum.
Day4. 08 Jul. Local naadam at Karakorum.
Day5. 09 Jul. Khustai National Park.
Day6. 10 Jul. Horse race.
Small Groups with max 8pax! Please carefully check what is include and what is not include in the prices and discounts and compare.
|1100 USD p.p (in a group of 4 and more)
Single Supplement: 140 usd
Included: 4 nights in tourist ger camp (what is tourist ger camp?) 1 night in tent, food service, land transportation, English speaking guide service, mineral water, all entrance fees and Government charges, all activities costs.
Child policy: 0 – 3 years old baby free of charge
4 – 12 years old child 30% discount (counted as 1pax)
Group policy: Up from 6pax please see our Group Service. Get better rate.
Discount policy: We always try to lower the our service prices by looking better solution for our customers. Here is several Discount Policy you can save until 10% that we can do on our best for our customers.
Day1. 05 Jul. Elsen Tasarkhai – half day camel trek.
We will pick you up from your accommodation and drive to Elsen Tasarkhai. It is small sand dunes, 80 km long, continuously lies in the lowland of legendary Khugnu Khaan and Bat Khaan mountains. Sand dunes represents landscape, climate & ecology of Gobi Desert, in this region. After lunch, we will start half day camel trek. The two-humped camels are very comfortable to ride, as they walk slowly and gently. We will be well supported by the humps, sitting comfortably between them. Then we will have a dinner, traditional food “buuz”, steamed dumpling. Overnight in the tourist ger camp.
Day2. 06 Jul. Ugii Lake – boat fishing and horse ride.
After breakfast, we will drive to Ugii Lake. It is nearest lake to Ulaanbaatar and also called a paradise for fishers. Delicate sand and whetstone coast, the soft wave and it is very convenient to have boat adventure. After lunch, we will start our horse riding. We will ride horse there. Mongolians are historically a nomadic people, and thus many of their cultural symbols reflect nomadic life and the horse is probably the most central part of Mongolian culture. Our ride will continue 3 hours. Today’s dinner will be “Khuushuur” which is flat, fried and traditional Mongolian dish. In the evening, we will fishing on the lake from boat. Overnight in the tourist ger camp.
Day3. 07 Jul. Turkish Heritage Site and Karakorum – first Buddhist temple and a history museum.
After breakfast, we will drive to Turkish Heritage Site. It is two memorial installations erected by the Turkish people written in Old Turkic alphabet in the honor of two Turkic princes, Kul Tigin and his brother Bilge Khagan in 732 in the Khushuu Tsaidam Valley. Then we will continue drive to Karakorum. After lunch, we will visit to Erdenezuu Monastery Complex. The monastery was built in 1586 and is surrounded by a vast 400m wall. But only a few of which remain standing after the communist purges of 1939. The phallic rock, turtle rock and Golden Eagles can be visited respectively. We will visit also to Kharkhorin Museum. Today’s dinner is “Tsuivan” which is steamed noodle with meat and it is considered most favorite food for many Mongolian men. Overnight at tourist ger camp.
Day4. 08 Jul. Local naadam. Karakorum.
After breakfast, we will go to the allotted place for the competition. We will see opening ceremony of the festival and see traditional wrestling competition and horse racing in more closer range. Also, you can go to local shop for buying some souvenir and other things. Today dinner is “Khorkhog” which is another traditional respectful Mongolian dish similar to BBQ and it is mutton or goat meat and large chunks of vegetable cooked in a metal pot with hot stones from a flaming fire. Overnight at tourist ger camp.
Day5. 09 Jul. Khustai National Park – wild horses
After breakfast, we will drive to Khustai National Park. Khustai where re-introduction of the wild takhi horses (Przhevalsky’s horses) has taken place since 1992. Takhi is last wild horse subspecies surviving in the 21st century. It was discovered in western by Russian explorer N.M. Przhevalsky. After lunch we will start hike to looking wild horses. Today dinner will be shorlog, the meat is marinated with onions, potato and carrots and skewered and cooked over wood smoke. Overnight in tent near to horse trainers’ clan.
Day6. 10 Jul. See horse race in Khui Doloon Khudag and go to UB.
After breakfast, we will go for seeing Mongols’ most favorite activity of Naadam festival, horse racing, featuring children riding bareback across the steppe. After the races, return to Ulaanbaatar.
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