Mongolia – Naadam Festival, Gers and Nomads

Mongolia is a country of nomads who have preserved their traditional way of life for centuries. You will be awestruck by the vast expanse of the rolling steppes and the Gobi Desert. Discover the fascinating nomadic culture and Buddhist tradition, stay in traditional Ger camps, explore the forests and mountains on horseback or hiking. There is so much to discover about Mongolia and a unique way of life.

You will experience the Naadam Festival first hand, the biggest celebration of the Mongols which the nation has been celebrating since time immemorial. It’s said that nomadic tribes gathered to tell whose men are the best wrestlers, whose archers are the finest and whose horses are the fastest; the winners were acclaimed extensively. Naadam was named as “Three Manly Games of the Mongols” nevertheless women also can participate in archery and horse racing.

Activity Level     Duration     Departure Date   Price
easy 12 days 2nd July 2018 $4,550