The Naadam Festival is Mongolia’s biggest event of the year where competitions of archery, wrestling and horse racing are held. The official programme runs from 11-13 July each year. The festival includes an opening ceremony filled with colour.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: ARRIVE ULAANBAATAR
Upon arrival at Ulaanbaatar airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free at your leisure.
DAYs 2-3: THE NAADAM FESTIVAL
Attend the Naadam Festival, where featured events include archery, wrestling and horse racing. Sometimes there are more than 700 people competing in the arena, where there are no judges, no age limits or weight divisions! Cheer on the athletes and enjoy the carnival-like atmosphere. You will also head out of town to see the horse races held on the grassland plains. (B,L,D)
DAY 4: DEPART ULAANBAATAR
After check-out this morning you will be transferred to the airport where your arrangements end. (B)
Valid for travel from 10-13 July only. Accommodation can be extremely limited in Ulaanbaatar during the Naadam Festival so please book early to avoid disappointment.
# Surcharges may apply.