Lunar New Year tour
Lunar New Year, February 23-25, 2020
Lunar New Year is celebrated at the end of a severe winter, the beginning of the spring and start of the new year by Lunar calendar. The celebration lasts for 3 days. Each family cleans every corner of the house and their yurt on the eve day. During the holiday, everyone wears new clothes and each family makes lots of food and beverages as a symbol of being clean, wealthy and happy in the coming year. In the morning of the first day, Mongolians make a special greeting “Zolgokh” which means younger person is showing their respect to the elders. During these days Mongolians eat traditional cuisine and drink airag(fermented mare’s milk), and exchange gifts to each other especially to the children.