Yokhor game (Festival)


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.Yokhor Game will take place in Batshireet soum, Khentii Province, from July 17 to 18. The Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism of Khentii Province, Governor’s Office of Batshireet soum, Chinggis Ulgii tourist resort, and Olon Talst non-government organization will organize the event. This event is for domestic and foreign tourists. It includes the cultural performances and rituals of the Buryat Mongol ethnic group. It is an international celebration of Buryat tribes, showcasing the traditions of Buryats from Irkutsk and Ulan-Ude in Siberia, Kalmyk Mongols from north of the Caspian Sea in Russia, Tuvans, Inner Mongolians and Mongolians from around the world, featuring folk songs, dances, Buryat wrestling and archery competitions. The 1st festival highlighted folksongs by the local Buryat ethnic community in Dadal soum, Khentii Province in 1994. On its 20th anniversary, the festival is returning to Dadal soum once more.
17-18 JULY
  • Yokhor game festival (5 nights/6 days)
    Day #1 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia
    We will welcome to you at the airport/railway station and check in the hotel. After lunch, take a city tour including a visit to the National History Museum and Natural History Museum. We will have dinner at a local restaurant and return to the hostel  a well-earned rest.
    Overnight in the hostel. (L+D)
    Day #2 Leaving Ulaanbaatar for Tsonjin Boldog and Khukh nuur
    After we leaving Ulaanbaatar, will drive to the Tsonjin Boldog which is about 50kms from Ulaanbaatar. This is the place where Chinggis Khaan had found a golden whip which explained on the legend. A 40m high statue of Chinggis Khaan built on horseback covered by stainless steel and surrounded by 36 columns. The visitors can walk to the head of the horse through chest of the horse, once we get there, we will see a panoramic view of the surrounding area.
    We will continue with a full day trip out to the Khukh Nuur. The Khukh Nuur lies in the Khar Zurkh Mountain which is great green area located in Tenkhermandal town in Khentii province. The lake is a beautiful fresh watered and located 1675m above the sea level. It surrounded by brilliant forested mountain which is truly attractive tourist destination in Mongolia.
    Overnight in ger camp.(B+L+D)
    Day #3 Join the Yokhor game festival, Shireet sum
     We will join the Yokhor game. You can enjoy !!!
    Overnight in ger camp. (B+L+D)
    Day #4 2nd day of festival
    We will continue our festival. Take tour around numerous ancient graves and stone monuments in the surrounding area of the wall and are believed could be of Mongolian important noblemen.
    See some interesting historical remains such as deer stone, Rashaan Khad rock drawings and rock inscriptions on the way.
    Overnight tourist ger camp. (B+L+D)
    Day #5 Deluun Boldog, Genghis Khaan’s birthplace
    Drive to a place named Deluun Boldog on the junction of the Onon and the Balj Rivers. It is an attractive wooded area in the territory of Dadal village. Great Genghis Khaan, a man of millennium was born here in 1162. For his 800 years anniversary of birth, a statue of the king was erected at Deluun Boldog in 1962. In the afternoon, we will visit a nomad family to learn about first hand of their unique life and ride horse.
    Overnight in ger camp. (B+L+D)
    Day #6 Drive back to Ulaanbaatar
    After breakfast we will drive back to Ulaanbaatar, have a lunch on the way. Have well rest.
    Overnight in hotel (B+L+D)
    Day #7 Departure
    We will transfer to you airport/railway station. If you want to stay more days in Ulaanbaatar, free to stay in our guesthouse. We always welcome to you.
  • What is include in package:
    If you buy our package we will give you following promotions
              •   Free airport and train station pick up service
              •   One night free stay at guest house after the trip
              •   Invitation letter in case you need visa to visit Mongolia
              •   Free service for visa extension
              •   Luggage storage
              •   International and domestic plane ticket reservation
              •   We do provide free tent, sleeping bags and mattresses
              •   Horse and Camel riding (1 hour)
              •   Bicycle (for cycling trips), motorbike (bike trips)
              •   Ger camp or host family stay (Camping is available)
              •   Transportation during the trip days
              •   Guide
              •    Meals at local restaurants or cooked by guide
              •   Entrance fees to all scenic spots as listed in the itinerary such as museums, monasteries, strictly protected areas, parks, concert, road fees
    What is not include in package:
             •   Entry and transit visa fee to Mongolia
             •   Airport drop off
             •   International airfare and train ticket
             •   All type insurances (we recommend you get your insurance in your country)
             • Your personal expenses such as soft and alcoholic drinks, international calls during the your trip, optional sightseeing and meals
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  • Number of people Price (per person/ per day)
    1. Group with 6 person 49 USD
    2. Group with 5 person 55 USD
    3. Group with 4 person 64 USD
    4. Group with 3 person 78 USD
    5. Group with 2 person 107 USD