Naadam Festival, Karakorum & Gobi
Mongolia Holiday Highlights
Visit the riverside capital of Ulaanbaatar with its mix of imposing Soviet buildings and ger settlements
Sample the local tipple of airag (fermented mares milk)!
Explore the steppe landscape, the Högnö Khan Mountain area and small lakes
Experience the monks during prayers at the Erdenezuu Hiid monastery in Karakorum
Visit the Moltsog Els (sand dunes) and Bayanzag (Flaming Cliffs), where dinosaur remains were unearthed in the 1920s
Spot Lammergeier eagles in the Yol Valley
The Naadam Festival is a spectacle of Horsemen and Nomads coming together from all over the country to take part in horse races, wrestling, archery and more. As well as this exciting event you will also get the chance to experience the countries capital Ulaanbaatar and to camp out in a traditional ger both on the vast Mongolian steppe and amidst the dramatic and arid desert of the South Gobi.
To talk through any ideas you have, or simply for more information or advice on your holiday to Mongolia please call our expert, Paul on 01285 651010.
This journey idea includes the Naadam Festival in July and has a fixed departure date to incorporate this. If these dates are not suitable, tailor made itineraries can also be arranged for holidays to Mongolia. Below is a suggested itinerary which includes all of the above mentioned sites plus approximate prices for you to download and read at your leisure.
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