Tsam Dance Festival 2020

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Price: $80
3 Days / 2 Nights
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Tsam is a Buddhist ritual with lively masked and costumed dances associated with some sects of Tibetan Buddhism. The dances are accompanied by music played by monks using traditional Tibetan instruments. The dances often offer moral instruction relating to compassion for sentient beings and are held to bring merit to all who perceive them. The first Tsam in Mongolia was performed at the Erdenezuu Monastery in 1786. From its inception, our company supports the activities of the Amarbayasgalant monastery. This monastery has around 40 monks. Of the monks, 80 percent are children 8 to 12 years old.
Date: August 2020
Duration: 3 days, 2 nights
Distance: approximately 400 km one-way from Ulaanbaatar city
​Accommodation: Traditional Mongolian ger tour may be customized to meet your needs or desires.


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English speaking guide
Transportation and driver
Stay in a traditional Mongolian ger
Meals (as specified in the itinerary)


Visit the Amarbayarsgalant monastery in Darkhan
Amarbayasgalant tour including Jaran Khashir pyramid, Budda center and temples of monastery
We will cook for monks (you can participate if you wish)
Hiking and horseback riding in pyramid villages
Visit nomadic family and plat of monks
Sleep in a traditional mongolian ger (2 nights)



DAY 1 Amarbaysgalant Monastery Tour
You will leave Ulaanbaatar in the morning and drive to Darkhan city. You will eat lunch in the city and take a short sightseeing tour. Next you will drive further, to the Iven Valley, where Amarbaysgalant Monastery is located. During the evening, tour the monastery and its facilities.

Stay overnight in a ger. Lunch and Dinner
DAY 2 Tsam Dance Festival
You will spend the whole day enjoying the local Tsam Dance Festival. Apart from enjoying the celebration you will also have a great opportunity to explore the area and observe the life of local herders.

Stay overnight in a ger. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 3 Return to Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast you will leave Amarbaysgalant and drive back to Ulaanbaatar.

Breakfast and Lunch

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