Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The biggest annual celebration of Mongolia marking the beginning of spring, “Tsagaan Sar” or Lunar New Year is starting from February 26. On the occasion, Mongolian Secret History Travel Company is organizing "Tsagaan Sar 2017” event on February 26-27.
The company has organized the tourist event with the collaboration of local nomadic families every year since 2008. The main purpose of the event is to promote a Mongolian nomadic way of life and their customs of celebrating the traditional Lunar New Year. It gives an opportunity for locals and foreign tourists to have real experience of how Tsagaan Sar is truly celebrated by herders and nomads in the countryside.
During the two-day event, a myriad of activities are planned for the guests, including trip around the Mongolian Secret History Complex, visit to Ger library to learn about Mongolian nomadic culture, heritage, art and literature, walk to nearby shrine with a statue dedicated to an ancient Mongolian shaman called “Tev Tenger”, traditional music concert, traditional dress show, visit to herder family, traditional Mongolian knucklebone games, trip to see the first sunrise of lunar new year, winter horse race, archery contest, and many other events to experience Tsagaan Sar holiday.
The Mongolian Secret History tourist camp is located in the territory of Jargalant soum, Tuv province around 68.82 miles from Ulaanbaatar city.