The Naadam Festival is the biggest and most joyful holiday celebration for Mongolians. The festival comprises the “Three Manly Sports” wrestling, horse racing and archery. 1024 wrestlers compete on the green wrestling field without weight division. Mongolian wrestlers wear traditional Mongolian boots and special clothes for wrestling called “Zodog-Shuudag”. Zodog is small vest front open and Shuudag is shorts.
Horse racing is the second most popular event in Mongolia, after traditional wrestling. There are six different categories for horse racing depending on the age of horses. The riders, both boys and girls are aged between 8-12 and the distance of the race ranges from 15-30km depending on age of horses and can involve thousands of horses.
Archery, originating from the era of Genghis Khan is the oldest sport in Mongolia. Traditionally, this was only a men’s sport but nowadays both men and women compete in separate divisions. Male archers shoot on a 75m range while female archers shoot on a 60m range.
The tour price is 130USD per person and it includes: English speaking guide, stadium entrance fee, breakfast and picnic lunch, transportation to the horse racing event
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