Trip Type: Easy to Moderate
Tour Code: M09539-NF-14D
Meeting/Departure Points: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Type: Festival/Event/Sport/Adventure/Cultural/Gobi desert/Camel riding/Nomadic/Lake/National Parks
Based on: 2-16 people.
Special Group Departure-2014: July 09-July 22-*This is a Pick Seasonal in Mongolia!.
Block your seats. Names due at 90 days!.
• Short Itinerary:
July 9th, Day 01-Upon your arrival at Ulaanbaatar (UB or ULN) airport, meet M09539 Tours Team and to be transferred to hotel (*the check in time is at 14:00). Free time at hotel to be adapted. 06:00 p.m.-Mongolian traditional folk songs and dances concert. Overnight at confirmed hotel.
July 10th, Day 02-UB City tour. Overnight at confirmed hotel. (B)(L)
July 11th, Day 03-National Sports for Naadam Festival Opening Ceremony, featuring dancers, athletes, horse riders, and musicians. After the ceremony, the competitions begin: archery and wrestling in Ulaanbaatar. 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. Overnight at confirmed. (B)(L)
July 12th, Day 04-Horse racing. Drive back to Ulaanbaatar to attend the Naadam Festival Closing Ceremony in the National Sports. Lunch is included in local restaurant. Visits the War memorial Zaisan Hill-to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city andthe Buddha's statue. Some shopping. Overnight at confirmed hotel. (B)(L)
July 13th, Day 05-Bagazarin Chuluu in Middle Gobi. Overnight in tourist ger camp in Bagazarin Chuluu. (B)(L)(D)
July 14th, Day 06- Sum Khukh Burd Temple-Bayanzag (Rich in Saxual) or Flaming Cliffs in South Gobi desert. Overnight in tourist ger camp in Bayanzag. (B)(L)(D)
July 15th, Day 07-Yolin Am Canyon or Valley of Vultures in Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park- Hongor Giant Sand dunes in Gobi desert. Overnight in tourist ger camp in Hongor sand dunes. (B)(L)(D)
July 16th, Day 08-Full day of exploration and climbing to the giant sand dunes going down gives you both challenge and enjoyment. You can observe a breathtaking view of the landscape. Visit one authentic camel breeding family. See their real nomadic life. Camel riding for 2 hrs is included. Overnight is included in tourist ger camp in Hongor sand dunes. (B)(L)(D)
July 17th, Day 09-Saikhan Ovoo-Ongi Temple in Middle Gobi. Overnight in tourist ger camp in Middle Gobi. (B)(L)(D)
July 18th, Day 10-Karakorum-Ruins of 12th Century Capital City of Mongolian Empire of Genghis Khan. Today, the cultural heritage of the valley constitutes a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B)(L)(D)
July 19th, Day 11-Erdene zuu monastery-the turtle monument-Ugii lake with stops at VIII century Turkish monuments in the Orkhon Valley. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B)(L)(D)
July 20th, Day 12-Hogno Khaan Mtn. Natural Reserva-Ugvun temple. Overnight in tourist ger camp. (B)(L)(D)
July 21th, Day 13-Wild horses in Hustain Nuruu National Park-Ulaanbaatar. Shopping for souvenirs and cashmere. Farewell dinner with traditional songs concert in local restaurant. Overnight at hotel. (B)(L)(D)
July 22th, Day 14-After breakfast, transfer to the airport. Departure Mongolia (B). Tour Ends.
Trip Length:14 days/13 nights
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