yak lassoing

yak lassoing

Yak Lossoing is one of the competition during the festival

baby yaks

New born yak calves

opening-ceremony-of-yak-festival-2016

Uvurkhangai province

Yak herding families

Yak herding families

Yak polo at Yak festival 2016

yak calves

cute little yak calves

Yak bucking

Competition

yaks

yaks-in-the-flower-field

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Explore a land of yak herding nomads, Buddhist temples, and dramatic landscapes in the stunning countryside of Mongolia. You will have plenty of opportunities to encounter and interact with local nomadic families while learning from their cultures and traditions. Highlights of the trip include, among others, annual Yak Festival, an encounter with Mongolian nomads, a picturesque Ulaan Tsutgalan waterfall. Horse riding with nomadic families will hopefully be one of the most rewarding experiences as well.

Zendmen Travel Advantages

  • Be part of an annual Yak Festival
  • An authentic cultural experience with Mongolia’s nomads
  • Carefully selected ger camps and hotels
  • Ethical tour operation to the place and people you visit

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      Yak festival 2016 successfully organized

      Annual Yak Festival takes place in Bat-Ulzii district, Uvurkhangai province, Mongolia on 23 July 2016 in order to promote various benefits of yaks, their products and contribute to preserving yak based nomadic culture. Regardless her rich milk, fine wool, yaks require least care and can graze in remote mountain tops searching for the freshest pasture-land while surviving Mongolia’s harsh winters.

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      Tour Length: 11 days
      Tour Dates: 18-28 July
      Tour Price: from $1,969
      Group size: min- 4 pax
      Private tour option: Available
      Tour Grade: Moderate