Tours Special Tours Felt and Yak Festivals Tour

Price: 80 USD pp/per day ( 6 days )

Every year Mongolian people celebrate numerous festivals aiming to support and protect their traditional lifestyle and nomadic culture. This tour will give you an opportunity to participate in two of them; yak and felt festival, both organized in the Valley of Orkhon River. The festivals offer you a possibility to discover traditional, nomadic lifestyle and to observe the numerous scenes of the rural life, and discovered the cradle of the Mongolian people.

Day 1/ 20.07. Ulaanbaatar - Elsen Tasarkhai   

In the morning our team will meet with you at your hotel, and together you will drive towards Kharkhorin. On the way you will stop by Elsen Tasarkhai, 80 km long dunes, surrounded by woody hills and wide steep. Here you will have a great opportunity to try a camel riding, and explore the area.

Overnight in a ger camp. L+D

Day 2/ 21.07. Elsen Tasarkhai - Kharkhorin - Bat - Olzii

In the morning you will leave the sand dunes and drive to Kharkhorin, where you will visit Erdene Zuu monastery, and a stone turtle located nearby, the last remnant of ancient Karakorum. From Kharkhorin you will drive further to Bat - Olzii, a small village located at the banks of Orkhon River.

Overnight in a ger camp. L+D

Day 3/ 22.07. Mongolian Felt Festival

Today you will participate in one a local felt festival. The festival will give you a great opportunity to observe the nomadic traditional technology of making felt such as combing, laying out, and dragging felt with a horse. In the afternoon you will go for a ride to visit Ulaan Tsutgalan, a famous ten meters wide and twenty meters high waterfall, located in the middle of Orkhon valley.

Overnight in a ger camp. B+L+D

Day 4/ 23.07. Yak Festival

Today you will participate in another local event - Yak Festival. The festival will start with a yak race. Then a yak lassoing competition will take place and a yak polo game. In the evening you will go for a horse ride along the banks of Orkhon River.

Overnight in a ger camp. B+L+D 

Day 5/ 24.07. Bat - Olzii - Khustai National Park  

Early in the morning you will leave Bat - Olzii and drive in the direction of Ulaanbaatar. You will pass Kharkhorin, Elsen Tasarkhai and stop in Khustain National Park, a place famous for its growing population of rare Przewalski's horses.

Overnight in a ger camp. B+L+D

Day 6/ 25.07. Khustai National Park - Ulaanbaatar

In the morning you will explore the park and search for Przewalski's horses. Later you will drive back to Ulaanbaatar.


Camp / nomad family tour:

5 people: 470 USD pp

4 people: 540 USD pp

3 people: 650 USD pp

2 people: 835 USD pp

1 person: 1395 USD


Budget (tent) tour:

5 people: 400 USD pp

4 people: 480 USD pp

3 people: 585 USD pp

2 people: 765 USD pp

1 person: 1325 USD

The price includes:

  • Car, driver and fuel,
  • English speaking guide,
  • Accommodation,
  • Meals,
  • Drinking water,
  • Entrance fees to national parks and monasteries,
  • Festival entrance fees if requiered,
  • Horse / camel riding if mentioned in the itinerary.

The price doesn't include:

  • Personal shopping,
  • Insurance,
  • Alcoholic drinks,
  • Activities, which are optional or not mentioned in the itinerary.


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