WINTER HORSE FESTIVAL TOUR /5 DAYS/
On the great steppes of Mongolia, there is a thrilling event held every winter. There are several equestrian festivals are held around the world, but the Mongolian Winter Horse Festival has its own specialty and images. A large number of galloping horses on the snowy steppe, festival participants are in national costumes, saddling on elegantly equipped horses, surrounding sceneries, and stimulating horse shows are the image of this winter festival. These could be uncommon, unique, and colorful images to capture. We also organize a private equine photography workshop for our photo tour group which gives you plenty of opportunities to photograph winter horses from different angles.
- CATEGORY: EVENT AND FESTIVAL TOURS
- AVAILABLE: NOVEMBER
- DURATION: 5 DAYS, 4 NIGHTS
- DESTINATION: EASTERN MONGOLIA
A Chinese, English or Russian speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
This trip you have a two choice. First one is a highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days. And second choice is Russian 4x4 Van. Also with 20 years’ experience drives.
In Mongolia, you will be dining at fine American, European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from our cook.
PERSONAL THINGS TO BRING WITH YOU
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a rain jacket, gloves and hiking booth. Don’t forgot first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you). All your camera equipment.
TOUR PACKAGE PRICE
|Group size||Price/Per person|
|No||Include service||Exclude service||Include service of Meals|
|1||Vehicle with a driver.||Items of personal nature||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|2||Fuel for the trip whole time||Beverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundry||Per day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/|
|3||English speaking guide||Travel and insurance||One time Mongolian traditional food /lamb with vegetables/|
|4||Accommodation/Ger camps and Hotel/||International transportation|
|5||All food, during the trip and at restaurants /Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner/||Excess baggage fee in the flight /15kg includes handbag is free of charge/|
|6||All cooking and camping gears.||Optional activities|
|7||National park and border office permits (area you will go is close to China and Russia border)||Single supplement /For hotel or Ger camp/|
|8||Airport shuffle||Gratuity for the tour team|
|9||Other small administration fees Basically, includes everything.||Taxi|
Although the event happens in Ulaanbaatar, every village and province celebrates the Naadam festival in their own way. Just like Brazil’s Carnival in Rio de Janeiro and Germany’s Oktoberfest, our Naadam festival is our most popular and largest celebration here in Mongolia.
All of Mongolians celebrate the Lunar New Year, which is called in Mongolia “Tsagaan Sar” or the “White Moon”. It is widely celebrated throughout the country around January or February according to the combination of Solar-Lunar calendar that Mongolians use.
Naadam is a traditional festival in Mongolia. The festival is also locally termed eriin gurvan naadam the three games of men. This is Eastern version of olympics like Ancient Greeks. The games are Mongolian wrestling, horse racing, and archery