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Naadam Festival Mongolia Adventure Tour

Asia

  • 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 to glory. Travel the region's steppes and sand dunes to uncover storied Buddhist monasteries and cultural treasures on this unique adventure. Stay overnight in gers with local families for extraordinary cultural experiences you won't soon forget.


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


What's Included

Your Welcome Moment: Meet Your CEO and Group. Naadam Festival ceremonies entrance. Amarbayasgalant Monastery entrance. Pot Mountain hike. Khovsgol Lake visit. Lake District stay. Tsetserleg Monastery Museum visit. Tsenkher Hot Springs stay. All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.


Accommodation

Hotels (4 nts), nomad family stay/camping (1 nt), Mongolian gers (9 nts, multi
share).


Meals Included

14 breakfasts, 13 lunches, 10 dinners


Transport

Private van.


Group Leader Description

All G Adventures group trips are accompanied by one of our Chief Experience Officers (CEO). The aim of the CEO is to take the hassle out of your travels and to help you have the best trip possible. They will provide information on the places you are travelling through, offer suggestions for things to do and see, recommend great local eating venues and introduce you to our local friends. While not being guides in the traditional sense you can expect them to have a broad general knowledge of the countries visited on the trip, including historical, cultural, religious and social aspects. We also use local guides where we think more specific knowledge will add to the enjoyment of the places we are visiting
we think it's the best of both worlds.


Emergency Fund

Please also make sure you have access to at least an additional USD $200 (or equivalent) as an 'emergency' fund, to be used when circumstances outside our control (ex. a natural disaster) require a change to our planned route. This is a rare occurrence!


Solo Travellers

We believe single travellers should not have to pay more to travel so our group trips are designed for shared accommodation and do not involve a single supplement. Single travellers joining group trips are paired in twin or multi
share accommodation with someone of the same sex for the duration of the trip. Some of our Independent trips are designed differently and single travellers on these itineraries must pay the single trip price.


Spending Money

Every traveller is different and therefore spending money requirements will vary. Some travellers may drink more than others while other travellers like to purchase more souvenirs than most. Please consider your own spending habits when it comes to allowing for drinks, shopping and tipping. Please also remember the following specific recommendations when planning your trip.


What to Take

What you need to bring depends on the trip you have chosen and the countries or regions you are planning to visit. We suggest that you pack as lightly as possible as your are expected to carry your own luggage. As a rule we try not to have to walk more than 15
20 mintues with your bags which is why we recommend keeping the weight of your bags between 10
15kg/22
30lb. Suitcases are not recommended for G Adventures trips! Most travellers carry a backpack or rolling bag of small to medium size (no XXL ones please!) as they need to fit under the beds when travelling on sleeper trains. You will also need a day pack/bag to carry water, cameras and other electronics like ipods and mobile phones. If your trip involves overnights in homestays, villages or camping then you usually have the opportunity to rent sleeping bags if need be instead of bringing them with you.

Day 1 Ulaanbaatar

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 2 Ulaanbaatar/Amarbayasgalant

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 3 Amarbayasgalant/Uran Togoo

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 4 Selenge

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 5 Selenge/Khövsgöl

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 6 Khövsgöl

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 7 Khövsgöl/Jargalant

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 8 Jargalant/Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 9 Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 10 Terkhiin Tsagaan Lake/Tsenkher

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 11 Tsenkher/Elsen Tasarhai

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 12 Elsen Tasarhai/Ulaanbaatar

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 13 Ulaanbaatar

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 14 Ulaanbaatar

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Day 15 Ulaanbaatar

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There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Details

Prices from: €2399.00

Duration: 15 Days

Trip Style: Classic

Service Level: Standard

Physical Demands Rating: 3 - Average

Group Size Notes: Max: 15

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