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Festivals & Events

The Mongolians have the beautiful traditional festivals and celebrations that they have kept for centuries. These include the fantastic Naadam Festival and Tsagaan Sar (White Month) Celebration. Nowadays, several fantastic new festivals such as the Nomads' Day Festival, Ice Festival and Camel Festival etc are initiated by some very creative Mongols to preserve traditional Mongolian heritage. We enlist the most important events in 2011, and the events are listed in their date order.

Mongolian festivals are fantastic and truly a lifetime experience. Last years, some good Mongolian tourism events are taking place as well as Mongolia festivals like Mongolia Naadam Festival Holiday, Camel Festival, Ice Festival, Nomads' Day Festival, the Golden Eagle festival and some more. We welcome you to come and take part in Mongolia festivals tours and Mongolia events with us!

The nomads of Mongolia have celebrated several holidays namely; Tsagaan Sar lunar new year and the Great Naadam over the millennia and now some of them are celebrated as festivals such as the Great Naadam festival ranked as the 6th biggest festival in the world. Today Mongolia has many public holidays: Independence Day, Women’s Day, Naadam Festival, Lunar New year, Children’s Day and Nauryz (of the Kazakhs) to name a few.


January 01: New year's first sunrise tour  

February 10 – 12: Lunar New Year - Tsagaan sar

March 01 – 03: Ice Festival 

March 06 – 08: Thousand camels festival

July 06 – 07: Tsaatan festival

July 11 - 13:  The Great Naadam Festival Suggested Travel Options: Mongolia Naadam festival tourNaadam and the Gobi Desert tour, and The Gobi & Gun – Galuut with Naadam festival tour 

July 13: Mongolian national costume festival Suggested Travel Options: Mongolia Naadam festival tour

July 23: Yak Festival

August 02: Mongolian horses Fesitval

August 30 – Sep 07: Mongolia bike challenge 

September 17 - 18:  Nomads' day festival Suggested Travel Options: Nomads' day festival and Gobi Desert tour

September 22: Gobi international marathon

July - September: 13th century living museum

October 05 - 06 (First weekend of Oct): Golden eagle festival


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