7 Day “NAADAM FESTIVAL” Short-Term Tour

Experience the cultural richness and vibrant traditions of Mongolia with our exhilarating 7-day “Naadam Festival” Short-Term Tour. Immerse yourself in the heart of this mesmerizing land as you witness the world-renowned Naadam Festival, a celebration of the “Three Manly Games” – wrestling, archery, and horse racing.

Our carefully crafted itinerary ensures you’ll have the opportunity to not only enjoy the festival’s grandeur but also explore the breathtaking landscapes and nomadic culture that define Mongolia. Join us for an unforgettable adventure and create lasting memories as you connect with the soul of this remarkable nation during the Naadam Festival.

What’s Included


Hostels, guest houses & hotels

Adventure Leader

Epic Adventure Leaders

Local transport

All transport


Tonnes of activities included.
Optional activities can be added.

Full itinerary

After picking up from a new airport, rest at the selected hotel. City tour will start from the Sukhbaatar square. All of you will learn the history of Mongolia from Mongolian national historical museum, Gandantegchilen monastery and art museum named after Zanabazar.

We’ll have lunch. Transfer to a hotel after dinner. Depending on your arrival time, meals will be provided accordingly.

B/ L/ D

Travel to the Tsonchinboldog to visit the Giant Statue of Chinggis Khan. Afterwards, a short drive to the Gun Galuut Nature Reserve, nestled in the Khentii Mountains. Optional hiking to Mt.Baits to view the Argali wild mountain sheep, White Naped Cranes and other wildlife. Visit a nomadic family. Overnight in a ger camp. (B/L/ D)

After breakfast, we drive to Terelj National Park, one of the most visited sites near Ulaanbaatar. Terelj is set in the picturesque valley of granite mountains and the beautiful Terelj River. Transfer to tourist ger camp. We will then visit the Turtle Rock and the Temple of Meditation. Hike around and ride camels and horses if you would like to. Overnight in a ger camp. (B, L, D)

Drive back to Ulaanbaatar after breakfast. In the afternoon or evening we will watch a traditional show, which offers great taste of nomads’ culture deeper. The remainder of the day is up to you. Overnight in hotel. (B, L, D)

The most colorful and biggest holiday event Mongolia Naadam Festival is known as “Three manly sports” including archery, wrestling and horse racing. The festival is registered with the Intangible Heritage Fund of UNESCO.

The Naadam Festival held all over the country on 11-13th of July each summer, originated many centuries ago as a test of courage, strength, daring, horsemanship and marksmanship, all necessary for a nomadic people and warriors. The largest celebration is held in Ulaanbaatar beginning on July 11.

Herdsmen, many from distant places, converge on the city to view and take part in horserace and wrestling and archery competitions, the three manly sports and winners are richly rewarded with fame. Wrestling, archery and horse racing are held during the first and second days. Very little happens on the third day.

Naadam Festival Opening Ceremony – which starts at about 11 am at the Naadam Stadium in Ulaanbaatar, includes an impressive march of monks and athletes, plenty of music, most colorful and amazing parades. The first round of the wrestling, which starts at about noon on day one in the main stadium, is the more interesting and photogenic.

Staying at the chosen finest hotel. B/L/D

Not only we do have cashmere shopping that is a well-known product in the world where visitors prefer to go but also bye-bye dinner waits for us.  /Staying at the hotel/

 In the morning you’ll have your breakfast and check out the hotel. Then, we’ll leave the hotel for the departure.

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Tour Details

Price included: 

  • Guide
  • Hotels
  • Tourist camps
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Horse and camel riding
  • Horse guide
  • Entry fees for monasteries Museums National parks
  • Tickets of entertainments and camels and horse racing
  • Cultural performance

Price excluded

  • International airfare ticket
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Emergency land rescue if required
  • Tips etc…

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DURATION: 7 day 6 night


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