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Camel Festival 2018 Tour, Mongolia, 6 Days

"Thousand Camel Festival," organized by a local non-governmental organization working to protect and preserve the Bactrian camel population. Highlights of the festival include camel races, performances by traditional Mongolian musicians and dancers, and visits to significant paleontological and cultural sites of the Gobi. Attend the camel races at the Thousand Camel Festival, a unique opportunity to witness the speed and agility of Bactrian camels. Enjoy performances by traditional Mongolian musicians and dancers, and visits to significant paleontological and cultural sites in the Gobi. The festival is held annually 7th and 8thMarch.

Day 1/04Mar. Welcoming day. Arrval in nomads capital Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to Hotel. City sightseeing tour with Gandan Monastery, Chinggis Khaan square and Mongolian National Museum.

Day 2/05Mar. Transfer to airport and take a flight to South Gobi. Tourist camp
Day 3/06Mar. CAMEL FESTIVAL day.  

  • 10.00 -12.30 Camel polo game 
  • 14.00 - Opening ceremony of “Camel festival-2015” and Camel parade. Competition of “The Best Couple on Camelback” 
  • 15.00 - Ankle bone shooting- Mongolian traditional game 
  • 17.00 - Camel polo –Final game for Champion Local exhibition of children’s artworks “Camel- My friend” . 
  • 18.00 - Children’s concert.  Meals and stay overnight at the tourist ger camp.

Day 4/07Mar. CAMEL FESTIVAL day.

  • 09.00 - Camel race.  
  • 10.30 - Camel race.  
  • 12.00 - Torom (2 years old camel) racing 
  • 13.00 - Break for lunch 
  • 15.00 - “Camel express” competition for herders 
  • 17.00 - Rewarding and closing ceremony  

Day 5/08Mar. Travel back to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping and free time. Dinner at Mongolian barbeque. Hotel
Day 6/09Mar. Transfer to the airport and departure.

Number of days: 6
Included services:
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