Mongolia is a Buddhist country, thus many of its traditional holidays derive from religious culture. Many traditional festivals and holidays, such as Lunar New Year and Naadam Holiday, are still observed.
|Name||Date in 2021 (other years)||Details|
|New Year’s Day||January 1st|
|Lunar New Year||February 16th – 18th (first three days of the lunar year)||Lunar New Year, also called Tsagaan Sar (White Moon), is the biggest holiday in Mongolia. The date usually falls between the end of January and the middle of February.|
|Date of establishment of the Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party||March 1st||he Mongolian People's Revolutionary Party was established on March 1st, 1921.|
|International Women's Day||March 8th|
|Army Day||March 18th|
|International Labor Day||May 1st|
|Children’s Day||June 1st|
|Naadam Holiday||July 11st – July 15th||Naadam is a traditional holiday dating back centuries. Three sports are convened - wrestling, horse racing and archery. It is one of the biggest holidays in Mongolia.|
|Genghis Khan's Birthday||November 1st||This has been a public holiday since 2012. The date is based on the Gregorian Calendar, and usually falls in early November.|
|Republic Day||November 26th||The People’s Republic of Mongolia was founded on November 26th, 1924. This festival commemorates that.|
|Independence Day||December 29th||Independence Day celebrates Mongolia’s independence on December 29th, 1911.|
This train journey mixes together Asian and European cultures, providing splendid landscapes.
There are two trains running between China and Russia including Trans-Mongolian Railway.