3. EVENTS, HOLIDAYS & FESTIVALS

TSAATAN - FESTIVAL

Organizer: "Khuvsgul Mon” Travel Company
Date: 5th-8th of July, Every year
Venue: "Dalai Tour" tourist camp, Khatgal village, Huvsgul aimag
Ticket price:

Programs:

1st Day:

  • Welcoming tourists from UB-Murun at airport
  • Drive to “Dalai Tour” tourist camp
  • Dinner



2nd Day:

  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 Opening art ceremony of the Tsaatan (reindeer herder) Festival (At “Dalai tour” tourist camp, “Khuvsgul- Mongolian Northern Honored Part” fair of Fine Arts and handcrafts demonstrating features of Khuvsgul aimag’s geography, reindeer’s people’ lifestyle and reindeers)
  • 11:00 Visit reindeer herder’s camp and explore their lifestyle, Reindeers racing, Horse, reindeer riding and oxcart trip
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 15:30 Mini Naadam- National Wrestling (32 wrestlers)
  • 16:00 Reindeer polo (participating tourists)
  • 17:30 Leisure travel on the shore of Khuvsgul Lake
  • 19:00 Dinner
  • 21:00 Fireworks, Shaman ritual and evening show

3rd Day:

  • 05:00 Watch morning sunrise on the shore of Khuvsgul Lake
  • 08:00 Breakfast
  • 10:00 “Taiga Melody” cultural concert
  • 11:30 journey on motor boat in the Lake
  • 13:00 Memory photos
  • 13:30 Lunch
  • 15:00 Horse racing
  • 16:00 Closing ceremony of the festival
  • 19:00 Dinner

4th Day:

  • Drive to Murun town from “Dalai tour” tourist camp and lunch at Edelweiss Hotel
  • Back to UB