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Mongolia travel - Naadam Festival 2023 tour

Naadam festival 2024


Naadam festival was the competition of military during the Hunnic Empire and Great Mongolia. The proof three games of horse racing, wrestling and archery found in the 13th-century book The Secret History of the Mongols. In recent years, Mongolian celebrate Naadam festival since 1921 Revolution after Mongolia declared independence from China. Naadam is the symbol of the achievements of the new state.

National Naadam is held in the Mongolian capital, Ulaanbaatar, during the National Holiday from July 11 to 14, in the Mongolian National Sports Stadium. It begins with an elaborate introduction ceremony beautiful featuring dancers, athletes, horse riders, and musicians. The matches will be the horse racing, 512-1024 wrestlers wrestling, and arrow bow shooting. Additionally, there will be a different small game such as ankle bone shooting, traditional fast food serving, traditional Mongolian beverages etc.

  • 8:30 We will pick you from your Hotel.

  • 9:00 We will drive to Chinggis Square to see the ceremony of placing The National Nine White Banner in the Central Stadium

  • 10:00 directly drive to Central Stadium.

We will watch the Opening Ceremony of the Naadam festival, and it will be opened officially by the President of Mongolia. At the stadium, a vast procession held including hundreds of adults and children dressed in costumes representing Mongolia’s numerous ethnic groups. It features a fantastic and colourful show with traditional Mongolian folk music, dancing and theatrical performance. After this, you will see archery competitions which only rely on his keen eye, firm hand and experience, aim at a target of first-sized baskets. After that, the first round of wrestling competition will start. It has ten rounds to get a champion in the evening.

  • 12:30 We will drive to Khui Doloon Khudag the horse racing field, to discover the most fantastic feeling.

Mongol horse racing is part of the unique heritage in the world. Mongolian herders train their horses via conventional technique, and it is not easy to win, but everyone feels immense glory. We will enjoy the first race. After the horse arrives, we will drive back to the Hotel and having some rest to continue to visit the concert on the Chinggis Khaan square.                       

Discounts: 30% off for children under 2-6 years old



  • Transfers upon arrival and departure

  • English speaking guide at all times.

  • In the countryside, all lodging will be in ger camps and nomadic family’s Ger.

  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.

  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by driven 4WD van, bus in the city area.

  • Park entrance fees

  • Horse and Camel ride

  • Sightseeing as per itinerary

  • 1.5 litre of drinking water per day per person


Not included


  • Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar

  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills, and laundry services

  • Travel insurance, medical insurance

  • Visa application fees

  • Alcoholic beverages

  • Personal expenses such as IDD call, the internet, laundry, items of a personal nature

  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers

  • Airfare or train ticket

  • Airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 44pound / 20kilo)

  • Changes of arrival/departure flights

  • Additional services

  • Any charges of major force beyond our control (e.g., imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc…)

Packing list

This is a suggested packing list, which you should feel free to adjust to suit your needs. Please refer to our travel guide for more detailed information.


  • Backpack or soft bag

  • Waterproof bag cover

  • Daypack

  • Headlamp/flashlight

  • Spare batteries/bulb

  • Personal medications

  • Waterproof hiking boots

  • Waterproof jacket with hood

  • Waterproof over pants

  • Fleece jacket or wool jumper

  • Cotton t-shirts

  • Long sleeve shirts

  • Lightweight trousers

  • Shorts

  • Socks

  • Underwear

  • Sun hat

  • Sandals

  • Sunglasses

  • Sun cream

  • Insect repellent

  • Resealing (Ziploc) plastic bags

  • Binoculars/camera

  • Watch/ alarm clock

  • Money belt/ pouch

  • Insurance confirmation copy

Emergency contact number


  • Travel route: Ulaanbaatar – Central Stadium – Khui Doloon Khudag – Ulaanbaatar

  • Travel length: approximately 60km

  • Available: July 11th 2019

  • Length of tour: A day tour 

Do you want this tour? Contact us!
  • 1pax:$170 per person

Enza Tours Mongolia

Enkhzaya Ganbold (Enza)

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