Naadam Festival Mongolia

15 Day Small Group Tour from Ulaanbaatar to Ulaanbaatar with G Adventures

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on G Adventures 15 Day Naadam Festival Mongolia. Wander the land that gave the world Genghis Khan and experience the rich pageantry and intense competitions of the legendary Naadam Festival. Witness giants wrestle, archers hit impossible targets and horses race across grasslands more

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1 Ulaanbaatar
There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting. Stay: J Hotel
2 Ulaanbaatar - Amarbayasgalant
Enjoy a bumpy ride out to the Amarbayasgalant Monastery, the second-most important in Mongolia, located in the beautiful Iven Gol Valley. Stay: J Hotel (B/L/D)
3 Amarbayasgalant - Uran Togoo
Hike up the volcanic (extinct volcano) crater at Pot Mountain. Stay overnight in a traditional Ger camp. Stay: J Hotel (B/L/D)
4 Uran Togoo - Selenge
Enjoy free time in this scenic region and learn more about Mongolian nomadic culture. Opt to taste traditional Mongolian barbecue which is made only during ceremonies, or family celebrations. Overnight with a Nomadic family on the Selenge River. Stay: Ger Camp Great Selenge (B/L/D)
5 Selenge - Khövsgöl
Spend the day travelling to scenic Khövsgöl Lake. Stay: Ger Camp Unit (B/L/D)
6 Khövsgöl
Enjoy a free day at Khövsgöl lake. Try your hand at archery, go horseback riding, or hiking. Stay: Family stay Selenge River (B/L/D)
7 Khövsgöl - Jargalant
Travel through the Lake District of Mongolia, looking for wildlife on the way. Spend the evening at a ger camp in Jargal Jiguur. Stay: Ger Camp Alag Tsar (B/L/D)
8 Jargalant - Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
Continue on with another long day of scenic driving to reach Great White Lake. With two days to explore, there are plenty of ways to spend time here. Stay: Ger Camp Alag Tsar (B/L/D)
9 Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake
Spend a full day exploring the area. Climb the crater of a nearby volcano and crawl inside lava tubes. Spend a free afternoon in the area horseback riding, fishing, or mingling with the locals. Stay: Ger Camp Jargal Jiguur (B/L/D)
10 Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake - Tsenkher
Stop en route to Tsenkher in the small town of Tsetserleg to visit the monastery museum. Opt to visit the handicraft shops here or the bakery. Stay in a ger camp nearby with options to visit the springs, go horseback riding, or chat with the locals. Stay: Ger Camp Tsolmon (B/L/D)
11 Tsenkher - Elsen Tasarhai
Drive to Elsen Tasarhai. Enjoy the activities that so called little Gobi sand dunes has to offer— hiking in sand dunes, visit an ancient stone carving, and soak in the desert atmosphere. Stay: Ger Camp Tsolmon (B/L/D)
12 Elsen Tasarhai - Ulaanbaatar
Travel back to Ulaanbaatar in time for the Naadam Festival ceremonies. Over the next few days, enjoy the opening ceremony, wrestling, archery, Naadam horseracing, and the closing ceremony, as well as free time for exploring Ulaanbaatar. Stay: Ger Camp Shiveer Mankhan (B/L)
13 Ulaanbaatar
Watch the opening ceremony. Observe some of the wrestling matches and also the archery contests. With free time, opt for a wonderful cultural show or souvenir shopping. Stay: Ger Camp Zagal (B/L)
14 Ulaanbaatar
Head out to see the finish line of the Naadam horserace. Enjoy a free afternoon before attending the Festival Closing Ceremony in the evening. Stay: J Hotel (B/L)
15 Ulaanbaatar
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Sightseeing Highlights
  • Watch the opening ceremony of the Naadam Festival.
  • Cheer on wrestlers and archers.
  • Listen to famous throat singing.
  • Sleep in traditional gers.
  • Devour Mongolian barbecue in the grasslands.
Trip Inclusions
  • Naadam Festival ceremonies entrance
  • Amarbayasgalant Monastery entrance
  • Pot Mountain hike
  • Khovsgol Lake visit
  • Lake District stay
  • Tsetserleg Monastery Museum visit
  • Tsenger Hot Springs stay
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Hotels (4 nts), nomad family stay/camping (1 nt), Mongolian gers (9 nts, multi-share)
  • Hotels (4 nts), Nomad family stay/camping (1 nt), Mongolian multishare gers (9 nts).
Your Tour Guides
  • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
Included Meals
  • 14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 10 dinners
  • Private van
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