Nomadic Festival

Language English
Price 337.696 MNT for tour
Capacity Any number of people
Duration 1 day

This special tour offers combination of unique event held only couple of times during the year and spot world's only naturally surviving wild horses. The Hustai National Park protected area lies 100km southwest of Ulaanbaatar and was established in 1993 to preserve Mongolia’s wild takhi horses and the environment in which they live.

Mini version of Naadam Festival offers authentic experience and atmosphere of Mongolian Naadam. Mongolian Naadam Festival consists of the Three Manly Games of the Mongols, namely, wrestling, archery, horse racing that nomads of Mongolia have practices thousands of years. The Naadam Festival is one of the biggest festivals in the world. From the moment that visitors set foot at the arena they will see and feel the Naadam, there will be traditional Mongolian tent set, Mongolian music played and traditionally dressed locals everywhere as well as the Naadam competitors: wrestlers, archers, horse trainers and jockeys with their horses. In the morning at 9:00 am we will pick you up from your hotel and drive to the west. About 100km from Ulaanbaatar we will reach at Khustai National park. Khustain Nuruu National Park is a large conservation area in central Mongolia’s Töv Province. It’s known for its population of wild takhi (Przewalski's horse), visit nomad family and have a lunch at the park.

At 2pm we will reach Nomadic Festival arena. The event will begin with Mongolian long song and horse head fiddle performance as a tradition. Then 16 strong wrestlers will compete in the 1st round of wresting competition, followed by the archery competition and musical performance of a local artists. Archers will perform archery showcase and spectators are welcome to try. Also a group of locals will perform traditions of moving with a Ger loaded on a yak cart. Horse racing will follow soon after the little jockeys sing Giingoo - a special song echo for racing horses. The winners of the competiotions will be awarded with sheep and other traditional gifts of nomad. And visitors have the opportunity to meet the competitors and take photos.

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