Mongolia is a country filled with unexpected surprises.
# 01: Mongolia Naadam Festival naadam opening ceremony
The most colorful and biggest holiday event Naadam festival is known as "Three manly sports" including archery, wrestling and horse racing. The festival is registered with the Intangible Heritage Fund of UNESCO.
The festival held all over the country on 11-13th of July each summer, the largest celebration is held in Ulaanbaatar beginning on July 11.
#02: Visit Nomadic family visit mongolia nomadic family
Mongolia is one of the world’s last truly nomadic cultures. For millennia, pastoral herders have lived on almost every corner of Mongolian, moving with their livestock according to the seasons.
You can enjoy visiting the nomad family to experience firsthand how people live the country side, a lifestyle which has not changed for centuries.
#03: Stay in Mongolia Ger (Yurt)
During any trips around the country in Mongolia, you will be stay in traditional Mongolian Ger. This gives you a chance to get closely acquainted with the way of life and culture of the Mongolian people. The Ger is a traditional dwelling of nomadic Mongolian, it is a round, felt covered tent with a single room in which the family lives, eats and sleeps. It is made from a wooden latticed wall, poled roof with central stove for cooking and warm.
#04: Visit Gandan Monastery
The Gandan Monastery is the largest and most significant Tibetan-style monastery in Mongolia and one of Ulaanbaatar’s most interesting sights. . Built in the mid 19th century and it currently has over 200 monks in residence. The Migjid Janraisig Temple is an important part of Gandan Monastery. The temple houses feature a 26-meter-high majestic gilded statue of Migjid Janraisig.
#05: Camel Riding at Khongor sand dunes, Gobi
The sand dunes rise abruptly from the plain, in some places reaching a height of 800 meters, and extend over an area between 2-12 km in width and 180 km in length. During any Gobi trips, you will be discovering this magnificent place on camelback. Mongolia is home to 2/3 of the two-humped Bactrian camels in the world. It is a gentle, calm and extraordinary patient animal and much more comfortable than the camel in Sahara, India or anywhere else.