2018 Naadam Festival with Gobi desert Expedition (July 09-July 19)
Minimum Group Size: 4 adults or more participants. Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. The Mongolia´s Pick Season!. Naadam is a traditional type of Festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locall y termed 'the three games of men'. The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery.The biggest festival is held in the Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar during the National Holiday from July 11-July 13, in the National Sports Stadium. It begins with an elaborate introduction ceremony featuring dancers, athletes, horse riders, and musicians. After the ceremony, the competitions begin. Another popular Naadam activity is the playing of games using shagai, sheep knuckles that serve as game pieces and tokens of both divination and friendship. In the larger Nadaam festivals, tournaments may take place in a separate venue. Terelj National Park.-the valley is about 20kms/12miles long at 1600m. This picturesque National Park is a part of Khan Khentii Strictly Protected Area. It is a great place for hiking, trekking, even you can rock climb here at its natural steep granite walls. The Gobi Desert is the source of many important fossil finds, including the first dinosaur eggs. Camel riding, meeting nomadic people, staying in a traditional tent, seeing grasslands and beautiful vistas. Explore Yolyn Am Canyon in Gobi desert. Climb up the towering piles of the Largest Hongor Sand dunes. Expedition to the Spectacular Flaming Cliffs in Gobi desert, where many fossilized dinosaur bones and eggs have been found. We are pleased to have you join us!.
- 11 Days
- 1 Stars
- Family Tours