Naadam Festival and Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park
Naadam is one of the biggest traditional festivals in Mongolia. This festival officially starts in the morning of the 11th of July and lasts 3 days. Art performances of the Opening Ceremony of the National Naadam are also remarkable as the most famous and talented artists of the country are gathered at one place and perform at wide extension.
The core of the festival – three manly sports – the wrestling, horseracing and archery, embrace many elements of arts, such as singing, dancing and performing.
Naadam Festival is held in the most enjoyable month of the most pleasant season in the country. Everyone takes the opportunity and enjoys the Festival as travelling to the countryside, camping out and gathering in their closest herds.
There’s plenty to see and do outside – food, music, crafts or just watching people and culture. This is the best time to see the Mongolian people and soak up the party atmosphere.
Duration: 13 days/12 nights
Group size: 1,795 $
Total distance:approx. 2410 kms.
Hot spots: The Main Naadam Festival in Ulaanbaatar city/3 nights/, Baga Gazriin Chuluu, Algui red crack, Eagle Valley, Khongoriin Els Sand Dunes, Bayanzag, Ongi Temple, Capital City Karakorum, Hustai Hill, Ulaanbaatar city.