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Naadam
Mongolia
From $ 1,999 or 1,789 €

Key Information

Trip Length: 14 days/13 nights.
Trip Type: Easy to Moderate.
Tour Code: SMT-NF-14D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
Land Group Size: 4 people or more passengers.
Free Mongolia Tour: If you have 16 people (15 paying people + 1 free, based on twin specified room: 8). Whenever you sign up a group of 16 people or more to Samar Magic Tours, you will enjoy a free trip to yourself, travelling as the group leader with the group. Excluding the flights, and the single room at hotels.
Special Departure-2017:  July 8-July 21-Extreme Season!
Total Distance: about +2500kms/1554miles.
Airfare Included: No.
Tour Customizable: Yes
Book by December 15, 2017, and save: $US 100!

Tour Highlights: Upon your arrival in Ulaanbaatar, meet Samar Magic Tours team. Naadam is a traditional type of Festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed 'the three games of men'. The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing and archery and are held throughout the country during the midsummer holidays. Women have started participating in the archery and girls in the horse-racing games, but not in Mongolian wrestling. 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. Explore 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. Visit Karakorum and the Erdene Zuu Monastery in the UNESCO World Heritage Orkhon Valley. We would be pleased to have you join us.

  • Day 1

    July 08, Day 1

    Meet Samar Magic Tours team. (D)

  • Day 2

    July 09, Day 2

    Grand Statue of Chinggis Khaan-Terelj National Park. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 2

    July 10, Day 3

    Ulaanbaatar-Mongolia Naadam Festival Preview. (B)(L)

  • Day 3

    July 11, Day 4

    Naadam Festival in Ulaanbaatar. (B)(L)

  • Day 2

    July 12, Day 5

    Naadam Festival in Ulaanbaatar. (B)(L)

  • Day 3

    July 13, Day 6

    Ulaanbaatar-Bagazarin Chuluu in Middle Gobi. (B)(L)(D)

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  • Day 6

    July 14, Day 7

    Middle Gobi-Gobi desert. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 15, Day 8

    Yolin Canyon-Hongor Largest Sand dunes-Camel riding. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 16, Day 9

    Bayanzag (Rich in Saxual) or Flaming Cliffs in Gobi desert. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 17, Day 10

    Saikhan Ovoo & Ongi Temple in Middle Gobi. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 18, Day 11

    Nomadic Family-Karakorum. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 19, Day 12

    Erdene zuu Monastery-Turtle-Karakorum Museum-Orkhon Valley.(B)(L)(D)

  • Day 6

    July 20, Day 13

    Hustain Nuruu Wild Horses National Park-Ulaanbaatar. (B)(L)(D)

  • Day 7

    July 21, Day 14

    Departure Mongolia or Post tour. (B)

July 8-July 21-2018 Hotel 3* (standard double room) Hotel 4* (standard double room) Hotel 5* (deluxe double room)
17-32 people $ 1,999 or 1,789 € $ 2,349 or 2,099 € (Click here to enquire)
12-16 people $ 2,299 or 2,055 € $ 2,499 or 2,233 € (Click here to enquire)
4-11 people (Click here to enquire) (Click here to enquire) (Click here to enquire)
Individual Supplement $ 299 or 267 € $ 399 or 366 € (Click here to enquire)

2018 Land tour costs per person in $ US or in Euros (€), based on double or twin standard room from (14 days, excluding flights) - (Click here to enquire or book)

What's Included?
5 nights of accommodation at hotel, based on double specified room with daily breakfast.
8 nights in tourist camps, based on private Gers.
All transportation in private by tourist bus in Ulaanbaatar, including all patrol.
All transportation in private 4WD vehicle, outside of Ulaanbaatar, including all patrol.
All specified food B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner) including one bottle of mineral water.
Welcome dinner at local restaurant.
Farewell dinner at local restaurant.
English speaking guide.
All entrance fees to the Main Naadam Festival in Ulaanbaatar in July 11 and July 12.
Entrance fees to the all specified national parks, Grand Statue of Chinggis Khaan, museums, monuments, and monasteries.
2 hours of camel riding on the largest sand dunes.
One Mongolian traditional folk songs concert.
Visits authentic nomadic families.
Letter-visa support (if necessary).
Taxes and services.

Accommodation in Mongolia
Ulaanbaatar: hotel, 3* (standard double room), hotel, 4* (standard double room), hotel,5* (deluxe double room): 5 nights.
Terelj National Park: Tourist Gers camp (1 night).
Bagazarin Chuluu in Middle Gobi: Tourist Gers camp (1 night).
Yolyn am Canyon in Gobi desert: Tourist Gers camp (1 night).
Largest Sand dunes in Gobi desert: Tourist Gers camp (1 night).
Bayanzag in Gobi desert: Tourist Gers camp (1 night).
Saikhan Ovoo & Ongi Temple: Tourist Gers camp(1 night).
Karakorum: Tourist Gers camp (2 nights).

What's Not Included?
Airfares. Occasional flight delays or cancellation. Excess baggage. Visa. Any rescue costs or costs of early departure. Changing of date of departure from Ulaanbaatar. The traveler is responsible for having proper travel documents, such as a valid passport, and the necessary passport pictures. Travel insurance. Items of personal nature such as gratuities to porters at hotels, telephone / telex / fax charges, laundry, beverages, meals, optional activities, and services not specified in the itinerary. Any circumstances beyond of our control, such as the imposition of quarantine restrictions, weather conditions, Mongolia road conditions, etc.