"I could never resist the call of the trail" - Buffalo Bill

Календарь эвентов 2016 года

1 JAN - First sunrise of the New Year
Worshiping to the first sunrise of the New Year in Eastern Mongolia. Suhbaatar province.

15-16 JAN - Camel Polo
This event has many activities for award winners such as camel racing, best camel couple, camel polo and best male and female camel. Also there are open fair with dairy and meat products, traditional clothes and craftworks. Erdene Soum, Dornogovi province.

01 FEB - Ulaanbaatar Winter Festival
During this festival event visitors can see skating competition, bone games on ice, dog sledding, national folklore performance, winter biking, wide range of sale traditional games and etc. City National Park.

18-19 FEB - 
The Lunar New Year

This is most widely celebrated holidays of Mongols. Since 2008 this event held in tourist camp “Mongolian Secret History”. Tourists get the opportunity to celebrate the Lunar New Year with local families and experience the culture in reality. Tuv province.

2-3 MAR - Ice Festival in Hovsgol province
Hovsgol nuur is the largest fresh water lake in Mongolia. There are many activities and competitions held in Ice Festival such as skiing, skating, snow sumo, ice ankle bone shooting game, tug-of-war, snow soccer and taste of field tea etc.

2-3 MAR - Ice Festival & International Skating Event
A unique experience will take you into a magical winter journey in the land of nomads. This winter Festival is a rare Skating Event that includes dog/horse sledding, horse riding, visit to a reindeer family and attending Shaman performances. Hatgal, Hovsgol province.

5 MAR - Eagle Festival
Kazakh people used to hunt with eagles since long time ago. Mostly hunt fox, rabbit and wildcat with eagle. There are three steps of skillful competitions that hunt by eagle. Also held many different events such as grab the leather, catch the money bag, horse racing, camel racing and traditional games. Ulaanbaatar.

6-7 MAR - Camel Festival
This festival program includes camel racing, local children’s concert, camel polo, camel wool products exhibition, camel’s parade, camel dairy products, interesting and fun traditional games. Omnogovi province.

21 MAR - Nauryz celebration
This event has Kazakh traditional clothes’ parade, number of gers erected and traditional food such as “Nauryz koje” cooked. Also in the program included many different Kazakh traditional contests and games. Bayan-Ulgii province.

21-22 MAR - ITM-2015 International Travel Mart
It is the biggest official International Tourism Fair for all stakeholders of tourism industry in Mongolia. This exhibition presents great opportunities for travel businesses to share their experiences and establish new contacts with International and domestic travel industry companies. Ulaanbaatar.

29 APR - Mongolian Folk Dance Festival
There are 6 kinds of Mongolian folk dance – biyelgee, performed on the same day and time all over the province. Dancers have no age limits to participate in this event. Govi-Altai province.

19-20 MAY - Traditional Folk Art Festival
Traditional folk art festival of province that celebrates with 20 soums’ culture centers and governor offices. Bayanhongor province.

1 JUNE - Multi ethnic Festival “Let’s be proud of our heritage”
Khovd province is a cradle of various ethnic groups such as khalkh, zakhchin, uriankhai, dorvod, oold, myangad, toruud, tuva, Kazakh and etc. This festival is event of national clothes. The goal of the festival is to promote traditions, art and culture of national clothes of various ethnic groups. Hovd province.

2-14 JUNE - Gobi Challenge Marathon
Gobi Challenge is an expedition style multi-day ultra-race in Mongolian Gobi Desert. 140 miles on foot, the participants race through the beautiful ice gorge, endless steppes. Mongolia’s highest sand dunes and also visit Gobi nomads. Omnogovi province.

6-8 JUNE - Mongolian Bird Fair
The fair brings people from different regions in order to develop and promote bird watching activities and bird conservation campaigns at national level. The fair activities include bird watching lectures and seminars, bird watching tours and trips, bird arts and bird photography, sells of optics, cameras, accessories, books and magazines, bird sounds and videos, BIRD RACE – National birding contest and identification contests. Ulaanbaatar, Terelj and Hustai NP.

6 JUNE - International Ulaanbaatar Marathon
The event goal is to develop public sport activities, promote healthy routine thus make longer average life expectancy. Ulaanbaatar.

21 JUNE - Gobi Spring Festival
This is the first event of season in the Gobi area and organized in close proximity to main attractions such as Flaming Cliffs, Yol Valley and Hongor sand dunes. Omnogovi province.

28 JUNE - Sheep Festival
Tourists can take part in Nomadic civilization, farm, animal husbandry, productivity of sheep and how to make, prepare sheep’s products. Tuv province.

1-10 JULY - Sand Festival
This event includes sand creation, sand volleyball, sand soccer, sand marathon, sand slide, sand sumo wrestling, camel tour, and other activities. Jargalan Soum, Govi-Altai province.

3-5 JULY - “Chinggis Khan – 2015” Judo Grandprix
Judo grandprix is organized as a pre-qualifying match for the Olympic Games. Ulaanbaatar.

5-8 JULY - Tsaatan Festival
The festival is dedicated to develop regional tourism and preserve reindeer and reindeer herder’s lifestyle by promoting through tourism. Hovsgol province.

10-13 JULY - Naadam Festival
Naadam Festival is a Mongolian National holiday and it is wonderful time to experience the culture and people of this amazing land. The festival has its roots in the nomad wedding assemblies and hunting extravaganzas of the Mongol Army. The opening ceremony features marches and music from soldiers, monks and athletes before the real fun begins. In the Naadam stadium, three sporting passions of Mongols, horse racing, wrestling and archery are played out over 2 days. Every province and every soum celebrate this festival. Actual celebration date is set a little bit different each other. All over the country.

13 JULY - Deeltei Mongol
The festival is comprised the folk art concert, parade-show by people in the deel, circus performance, ankle-bone shooting contest and fair of Mongolian national clothes, Mongolian ger - national dwelling, handcrafts and carvings. Ulaanbaatar.

13 JULY - “Er bor khartsaga” ancient naadam festival of 13th century
Three manly games like an ancient style and use traditional ritual which is dedicated for the People’s Revolutionary 93th anniversary. All members of five tribes participate in Archery, Horse racing and Wrestling competitions. Tuv province.

17-18 JULY - Yokhor game
This event is for domestic and foreign tourists and it includes Culture and ritual of Buryat ethnic. And to have a tour on local people’s life, how they live very close with nature and to introduce Eco concept. Hentii province.

22 JULY - Mongolian Felt Art Festival
The main feature of this event is visitors and tourists can participate in making the products. The purpose of this event is to experience, cooperate and network with Mongolian felt artists. Uvurhangai province.

23 JULY - Yak Festival
The “Yak Festival” attracts and expands every year and it has dramatic increase in number of tourists visited the event. Uvurhangai province.

25 JULY - “Altargana 2015” International Art and Sport Festival
The 1st festival was held with folksong by local Buryat ethnic in Dadal soum, Khentii province in 1994. It was a great carnival which Buryat ethnic visitors attended from Irkutsk, Ulan-Ude, Republic of Buryatia and about 30 delegations from “Kalmyk people” western Mongols in Russia, Tuva Republic, Europe, USA, China and Russia. Hentii province.

1 AUG - Festival of Mongolian Queens
This festival held in historical place called Duurlig hilltop, which is a famous territory that Mongolian last king Javzandamba’s Queen Dondogdulam and Genenpil have lived. Bayan-Adraga Soum, Hentii province.

1-5 AUG - National competition of horse trainers
The competition includes activities such astaming a horsecausingtobuck, catching a horse with a lasso. The winners will be awarded with gold, silver and bronze medals. Also there are other contests such as trotting match, beautiful horse and couples with horse harness will be held. Uvs province.

15 AUG - “Hongor” race festival
This is an annual event that promotes our country and its nature to the rest of the world. This annual festival shares our history and tradition, which have been passed on to us from our great ancestors. Omnogovi province.

21 AUG - Golden Naadam
The Naadam Festival is a traditional celebration inherited from old days and is the biggest national event for the Mongols. The festival’s full title is “Eriin Gurvan Naadam” which can be translated as the “Three Manly Games”. It consists of wrestling, horseracing and archery. It is a tradition for the strongest wrestlers, the fastest horses, and expert marksmen from all over the Mongolia to gather to test their courage, strength and coolness. Tuv province.

25 AUG – 05 SEP - International Throat singing Festival
Throat singing is Mongolia’s invaluable contribution to World culture. It is a special sound made in unison with tongue, teeth, larynx and palate. It is difficult to determine the period when throat singing started, but as an art it started to develop during the 19th century. Because of the unique skills needed to master throat singing there are not many throat singers. The mother land of throat singing is considered to be Chandmani soum of Hovd province. Besides its uniqueness of throat singers, Hovd province is famous for many ethnic groups including Uuld, Halh, Zahchin, Torguud, Urianhai, Myangad, Durvud and Kazakh. Hovd province.

30 AUG – 7 SEP - GENCO Mongolia Bike Challenge – 2015
Since the International Cyclo Cross which is called “Mongolian Bike Challenge” was organized first time in 2010 it has been organized four times already. General sponsor is Genco Tour Bureau JCS with partner sponsor Orbera. Tuv and Hentii province.

13-14 SEP - “Aduuchin” the best horse training competition
Horse training competition is to promote nomadic Mongolian culture and to create awareness of this culture amongst youth. During this event best horsemen from all over provinces gather to compete their horse training skills as well exchange their experiences and learn from one another. Khui Doloon Khudag near Ulaanbaatar.

15-16 SEP - Traditional Costume event of Mongolia, Russia and China
Traditional costume event is organized within the framework of Tourism day of 3 neighboring countries. Dornod province.

17-18 SEP - Nomads Day Festival
This fantastic cultural event is one of the biggest and most colorful festivals of Mongolian nomads and gives the best chance to experience the true Mongolian nomadic culture, traditions and customs within only 2 days. You will meet real nomads in their traditional costumes and competing with their incredible knowledge on nomadic traditions, witness young nomadic kids showing off their mental capacity, see the contest of traditionally dressed beautiful nomadic couples, see a thrilling folk concert of various nomadic groups and will be treated with mouth-watering steppe delicacies. Moreover, this fabulous festival will allow you to take part in the magnificent Naadam festival so called the 2nd old Olympic Games featuring the unique traditional Mongolian sports: archery, horse racing and wrestling. Tuv province.

20-21 SEP - Eagle Festival of Altai Kazakhs
Kazakh people have been feeding the eagles and hunt with them since a long time ago. Mostly hunt fox, rabbit and wildcat with eagle. There are 3 steps of skillful competitions that hunt by eagle. Besides the eagle hunting there are many different events take a place such as grabbing the leather, catching the money bag, horse racing, camel racing and traditional games. Bayan-Ulgii province.

20-30 SEP - “33 khurmast tengeriin galiin takhilga” Shamanism event
Planning to traditionally organize sixth years Shamanist religions 33 skies Sun and flames offering ceremony. Participants of this event who can see the offering ceremony and also visit the tourist complex which is designed like in the 13th century and Chinggis Khan’s monument. Tuv province.

20 SEP - International Gobi Marathon
The most impressive part of the landscape where camels roaming over Golden sand dunes, sun rises from wide open desert steppe that holds many thrilling surprises. The ground is hard sand and quite good for running. During the whole way nomadic people and their traditional felt dwelling – Ger and herds could be seen and even they would enjoy the race with you. Have a great run of 26,2 miles / 42,1km through dramatic cliffs and valleys, rolling sand dunes, worldwide known famous Saxaul forest of the Gobi and feel the emptiness and endlessness of Mongolia in the cradle of dinosaurs. Omnogovi province.

20-21 SEPThe Golden Eagle Festival
Probably the most famous event after the Naadam festival since 1999 it has the largest gathering of Kazakh Eagle Hunters. The event date is agreed by local authority. Bayan-Ulgii province.

Календарь эвентов 2016 года

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