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Hiking in Naiman Nuur- Navel Eight Lakes

Naiman Nuur- Navel Eight Lakes, which was created by volcanic eruptions centuries ago and is now part of the 11,500 hectare Khuisiin Naiman Lake Natural Reserve. The lakes are 70 km south-west of Orkhon waterfall, but the roads are often virtually impassable.  The road between  Kharkorum and Eight lake is one of the best places in the country to see falcons and hawks, particularly the saraa moon  hawk.

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Naadam tour in Ulaanbaatar

2870 USD

The Naadam Festival showcases Mongolia’s finest in the three ‘manly sports' of horse racing, archery and wrestling. Females participate in the first two. The festival is the biggest event of the year for foreigners and locals alike and is held all over the country, normally between 11 and 13 July . The first two days are when most of the major events take place, and the third day tends to be a day of conviviality.

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Day one starts at about 9 a.m with fantastic, colorful ceremony outside the State Parliament House, at Sukhbaatar Square. Hundreds of soldiers in bright uniforms play stirring warlike music on brass instruments, and Mongolians dressed in Chinggis-style warrior outfits parade around the Square, then circle Parliament House before marching to the stadium.

 

Day Date Activity Accomodation Meal
Day 1 July 7 Arrive to Ulaanbaatar, introductory city tour Hotel  
Day 2 July 8 Fly to Gobi, visit Bayan Zag (Flaming Cliffs) Ger camp B,L,D
Day 3 July 9 Day trip to Khongoriin Els sand dunes Ger camp B,L,D
Day 4 July 10 Drive to Yoliin-Am (Volture's George), fly to Ulaanbaatar Hotel B,L
Day 5 July 11 Naadam opening ceremony Hotel B,L,D
Day 6 July 12 Drive to Khustai Nuruu National Park Ger camp B,L,D
Day 7 July 13 Drive to Kharkhorin via Mongol Els, visit Erdene Zuu Ger camp B,L,D
Day 8 July 14 Drive to Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur volcanic lake Ger camp B,L,D
Day 9 July 15 Activities at Terkhiin Tsagaan Nuur (horse riding) Ger camp B,L,D
Day 10 July 16 Drive to Ogii Lake Ger camp B,L,D
Day 11 July 17 Return to Ulaanbaatar, cultural show Hotel B,L,
Day 12 July 18 Drive to Terelj National Park (hiking) Ger camp B,L,D
Day 13 July 19 Back to Ulaanbaatar, shopping Hotel B
Day 14 July 20 Depart   B


Hotel nights - 6
Tourist standart ger camp nights - 7

Price includes:

  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • 4 star hotel in UB
  • Trained English-speaking guide
  • 4 WD transport
  • National Park fee and Cultural sight entrance fee
  • Tourist ger camp accommodation fee in countryside
  • Three meals per day in countryside
  • Domestic flight tickets
  • Mineral water 1.5l per day

Price excludes:

  • Mongolian visa charge
  • Travel/medical insurance
  • Items of personal nature, drinks, excess baggage charges and hotel extra services
  • Horse/camel/yak rental as required
  • Meals in UB
  • Tips and gratuities