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Camel festival tour

The Camel Festival is organized by the local camel breeders in the Gobi desert every year on, 05-09 March.. This spectacular festival gives a great chance for travellers to see two-humped Bactrian camels and experience camel breeder’s custom and culture. This fun and exciting event includes camel racing, traditional music and dancing and costume competitions. During the festival we can ride the camels and explore nomadic Mongolian’s life style, culture and custom. Also we will visit most beautiful areas of Mongolian Gobi Desert.

  • 4x4 offroad minivan or 4x4 russian jeep
  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • Ulaanbaatar - Umnugobi
  • 4 Breakfast 4 Lunch 4 Dinner
  • Ulaanbaatar - Dalanzadgad-Bulgan village
  • From 1190

Tours Camel festival tour

Brief itinerary

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar (05 March)

Day 2 Dalanzadgad and Bulgan village-First day of the festival (06 March)   

Day 3 Bulgan village-Second day of the Festival (07 March)  

Day 4 Ulaanbaatar (08 March)   

Day 5 Departure (09 March)

Services included in the cost:

Hotel***,* ger camp, tented camp Guiding and interpreting service
Full board meals
Transport: vehicle 4x4 or minivan
Entrance fees to protected areas and national parks
Museums and cultural performance
Camping equipments

Services not included in the cost:

International airfare
Personal equipments
Optional activity cost
Excess baggage charges
Single room supplement
Alcoholic drinks
Sleeping bag
Travel Insurance

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar (05 March)
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to Hotel. Short city sightseeing tour. Visit the Gandan Monastery, the Zaisan Memorial and Museum of National history. Hotel (L+D)

Day 2 Dalanzadgad and Bulgan village-First day of the festival (06 March)     
Next morning, we’ll transfer to the airport for your flight to Dalanzadgad, the capital of Umnugobi aimag. The flight takes hour and a half. (B+L+D)        
• 10.00 -12.30 Camel polo game        
• 14.00 - Opening ceremony of “Camel festival-2015” and Camel parade. Competition of “The Best Couple on Camelback”    
• 15.00 - Ankle bone shooting- Mongolian traditional game 
• 17.00 - Camel polo –Final game for Champion Local exhibition of children’s artworks “Camel-   My friend” .  
• 18.00 - Children’s concert

Day 3 Bulgan village-Second day of the Festival (07 March)       
• 09.00 - Camel race.  
• 10.30 - Camel race.  
• 12.00 - Torom (2 years old camel) racing    
• 13.00 - Break for lunch       
• 15.00 - “Camel express” competition for herders   
• 17.00 - Rewarding and closing ceremony 


Day 4 Ulaanbaatar (08 March)       
Transfer to local airport and flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Shopping. (B+L+D)         

Day 5 Departure (09 March)  (B)

Pax Price per person
2 1190
3 1000