Horse racing is the favorite event of herdsman. Races over a distance of 20 to 30 km, are a test of endurance for the horses and young riders, some as young as six years old.
Mongolian Gobi with Naadam Festival
Key destination: Naadam festival, Mongolian Gobi desert,
Tour length: 6 nights, 7 days
Tour description: The program is designed to explore Mongolia’s great gobi landscape and enjoy Mongolian national holiday Naadam festival opening ceremony. Naadam festival is popular with wrestling, archery and horse race. It is a bit tight program.
10 July Ulaanbaatar city tour
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar. On arrival, you are welcomed by Enjoy Mongolia’s representative and are transferred to your hotel. City sightseeing tour including a visit Central square, where all central departments including Government house and Chinggis khaan’s statue situated on. Today is the National Flag Day and there will be soldiers parade and other perpormance in the morning. The next things to see will be Mongolian National Museum (or please choose from the other museums). Go to
Overnight in hotel.
11 July Opening ceremony of Naadam Festival
Opening ceremony of Naadam festival. Archery, Horse race, Wrestling.
12 July Baga Gazar Stones and Mandalgobi city
The tour will start early from Ulaanbaatar city. On the way pass Zorgolkhairkhan mountain. Then we will drive to Baga Gazriin Chuluu (Small land stone) stones. There are small cave, spring and interesting natural formation. We will drive to Mandalgobi town and stop at small hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
13 July Canyon of the Eagle’s Mouth
Continue tour to the Dalanzadgad city. We will introduce Dalanzadgad city and visit to local museum. Drive to the Canyon of the Eagle’s Mouth. Overnight in tents.
14 July Bayanzag (Flaming Cliff)
Driving through the Gobi Desert and visit to Bayanzag. Drive further to Saikhan Ovoo soum. There is a Buddhist monastery Ongi. Overnight in tents.
15 July rive to Ulaanbaatar
Today long day travel to Ulaanbaatar.
16 July Departure