Schedule 2017 & 2018
|oct 05||oct 08|
|4-8 People||1285 USD|
* 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
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)
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)
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)
Services included in the price
Return flights to Ulgii
Accommodation in tourist ger camp
Guiding and interpreting service
Meals as listed
1 hour horse riding
Services not included in the price
Optional activity cost
Hotels and meals in Ulaanbaatar
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.
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