Naadam Festival Tour 2018, 11 Days

Day 1/ 10July.

Welcoming day. Arrival in nomads capital Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to Hotel. City sightseeing tour with Gandan Monastery, Chinggis Khaan square and Mongolian National Museum.

Day 2/ 11July.

Naadam festival day. In the morning arrive at Chinggis square /main square/ for seeing out of Nine White banner from government house and bring to the Naadam stadium. Highlights of the festival is official opening ceremony, wrestling, archery, ankle bone shooting and horse racing, Mongolia’s most popular sports.

Day 3/ 12July.

Drive to Ugii, one of the fresh water lake in Mongolia. This is good place for fishing and seeing birds such as cranes, ducks, goose and swans in April. Leisure and walking along the shore of the lake.

Day 4/ 13July.

Kharkhorin was established in 1220 and existed for 140 years and the capital of Mongol Empire for 32 years. The first Buddhist monastery Erdene zuu -was built in 1586 by remains of Karakorum city. Erdenezuu monastery was surrounded by a fortress wall which has 108 stupas. We will visit to temple complex at the monastery and historical museum of ancient capital.

Day 5/ 14July.

Drive to Ongiin khiid, it is ruins of big monastery of Bari Yonzon Khamba on the banks of the Ongi River. East part of this monastery has many building on the south slope of the Rocky Mountain like Balsa country and some stupas haven’t` broken. This monastery has about thousands lamas.

Day 6/ 15July.

Continue driving to Bayanzag. Here you will see Gobi’s saxaul forest and red flaming cliffs. Bottom of Ancient Sea which excited 60-70 million years ago where a lot of Paleontological findings have been discovered. The place is known as Flaming Cliffs so named by Roy Andrew Chapman American explorer, who had visited Mongolia in 1920. During the 2 years he searched through the Mongolian Gobi desert and unearthed over dinosaur skeletons of different species.

Day 7/ 16July.

Travel to Khongor sand dune which is well known name by “Singing dune” and stretches for 180km and more than 300m high. Hiking up to the golden sand dune. The area makes Oasis with rocky mountain, golden sand dune and green steppe.

Day 8/ 17July.

Drive to Yoliin am gorge which is located in the mountain named Gobi gurvan saikhan (3 beauties of the Gobi). Gorge is 2800m high from above sea level and named by Yol (Lammergeier) bird. Hiking through the beautiful valley.

Day 9/ 18July.

Travel to Baga Gazriin Chuluu which is located in Middle gobi province. The area is a picturesque rocky mountain in the Granite Zone of Mongolia.

Day 10/ 19July.

Drive to Terelj national park, lying in the valley of the Terelj river 80 km northeast of Ulaanbaatar, Terelj national park has long been a holiday resort for people from the capital and short – stay tourists. It is one of the most visited areas in Mongolia due to its magnificent scenery and its proximity to Ulaanbaatar. There are great opportunities for hiking, rock climbing, swimming, rafting and riding. In winter frozen rivers provide skating and snow-covered valleys are ideal for cross- country skiing and dog-sledge.

Day 11/ 20July.

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Shopping and Mongolian traditional cultural performance show. Dinner at Mongolian barbeque. Hotel
Day 12/ 21July. Departure

Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch/Dinner
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Entrance fees (i.e. parks, events)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Accommodation (Hotel)
Transport: SUV 4x4
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