Meet the Eagle Hunters

You’ll be able to see the majestic birds up close and meet with the hunters.

Enjoy the Wonderful Skill

You will be excited to watch the skill of the eagle hunters as it’s displayed.

Make Many Memories

You will want your camera for this tour, since there are many things to photograph.

Enjoy the Kazakh Concert

This concert is filled with traditional songs and music that you’ll enjoy and remember.

Watch Fun Horse Games

There are many fun games that happen during this festival that you will enjoy watching.

4 Days
Starts from: 963 USD
Group size : 2-12 people

Schedule 2016 & 2017

sep 30 oct 03
4 or more Pax: 963 USD 3 Pax: 1078 USD
2 Pax: 1309 USD 1 Pax: 2000 USD

Price Conditions:
* Free of charge: 0-3 years old child
* 20% discount : 4-11 years old child
* Currency: USD / Per person

The Kazakh people have an amazing custom and that is they hunt with eagles that are specially trained.

The Kazakh people have an amazing custom and that is they hunt with eagles that are specially trained. This custom is celebrated with a festival that is held in the Bayan Olgii province, which is found at the majestic Altai Mountain’s heart. This unforgettable festival displays the best Kazakh hunters’ supreme skill, about 500 eagle hunters.

After the festival’s concluded you are able to explore the gorgeous landscapes in the Altai mountains – picturesque glaciers, lakes, ancient rock paintings, and rocky, high mountains.

Why choose this tour

  • Meet the Eagle Hunters
  • Enjoy the Wonderful Skill
  • Make Many Memories
  • Enjoy the Kazakh Concert
  • Watch Fun Horse Games

Full itinerary

Day 1

Fly to Bayan Ulgii, Western Mongolia

Meet in UB and flight to the capital of the Bayn-Ulgii province, Ulgii. The flight takes 3 and a half hours, and on arrival at the airstrip in the Ulgii a local driver will take you to tourist camp. Overnight in the tourist camp (L+D)

Day 2

Golden Eagle Festival

Meet the Kazakh Eagle hunters. The rodeo of eagle hunting. A fantastic opportunity for photographers and adventurers alike to see these magnificent birds up close. There are approx. 400 eagle hunters in Bayan-Ulgii aimag (B+L+D)

Day 3

Golden Eagle Festival

Eagle hunters from around regions gather to test their finely trained birds in singular contests of speed and agility in these few days. During the festival we also see some Kazakh Traditional Horse Games like "BushKushi"(Try to take out from each other the goat skin on horseback),"Kiss woman on horseback", "Pick up coins from the land on horseback" and others. In the evening we enjoy to have the Kazakh Concert with some traditional songs and music. Overnight in the tourist camp (B + L + D)

Day 4

Fly back Ulaanbaatar and city tour options

Up early you will be driven back to Ulgii with your guide for your return flight to Ulaanbaatar.(B)

B - Breakfast L - Lunch D - Dinner

Services included in the price

Return flights to Ulgii

Accommodation in tourist ger camp

Guiding and interpreting service

Private transfers

Entrance fees

Meals as listed

1 hour horse riding

Services not included in the price

Personal equipments

Optional activity cost

Hotels and meals in Ulaanbaatar

Alcoholic drinks

Travel Insurance

Tour information


We believe that comfortable, welcoming accommodation is vital to the enjoyment of your trip. You will be stay in a standard 3-4 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar and a tourist ger camp (traditional dwelling) with currency (220V), shower and other useful services (2 or 4 people per ger) in the countryside. All accommodation offered by Discover Mongolia is personally checked by our staff to ensure high standards.


This trip use the highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private vans or 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days.


In Ulaanbaatar, you will be dining at fine European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from tourist camps. It is good food and our experience has been that guests are happy with this arrangement. Please let us know in advance if you are a vegetarian. Alcohol is not provided on the trip but tourists are free to bring their own.


An English speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.

Personal things to bring with you:

Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a winter jacket, gloves and snow booth. Don't forgot first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you ). All your camera equipment.