Eagle Hunting Festival 4 - Days

One of the most spectacular customs of the Kazakh people is to hunt with specially trained eagles. They celebrate this with a festival held in Bayan Olgii province at the heart of the majestic Altai Mountains.

Eagle Hunting Festival 4 - Days

The festival displays the skill of the best Kazakh hunters (about 500 eagle hunters).

Eagle Hunting Festival 4 - Days

One of the most spectacular customs of the Kazakh people is to hunt with specially trained eagles. They celebrate this with a festival held in Bayan Olgii province at the heart of the majestic Altai Mountains. The festival displays the skill of the best Kazakh hunters (about 500 eagle hunters).

4 Days
Starts from: 1238 USD
  • USD 2296 pp based on 1 person.
  • USD 1590 pp based on 2 people
  • USD 11356 pp based on 3 people
  • USD 1238 pp based on more than 4 people
Group size : as you requested people

Schedule 2015

Oct 02-05

One of the most spectacular customs of the Kazakh people is to hunt with specially trained eagles.

One of the most spectacular customs of the Kazakh people is to hunt with specially trained eagles. They celebrate this with a festival held in Bayan Olgii province at the heart of the majestic Altai Mountains. The festival displays the skill of the best Kazakh hunters (about 500 eagle hunters).
Once the festival has ended you will be able to discover the beautiful surrounding landscape of the Altai - picturesque glaciers, high rocky mountains, lakes and ancient rock paintings.

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Full itinerary

Day 1

​Oct 03. 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

​Oct 04. 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

Oct 05.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

​Oct 06 . 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

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Optional activity cost

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Hotels and meals in Ulaanbaatar

Alcoholic drinks

Travel Insurance

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