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Golden Eagle Festival

Mostly Mongolian Kazakhs save their old culture. This special tour takes you to discover a different world, the Kazakhs of Bayan Olgii, which is the onliest Kazakh province in the Mongolia.

About 1750 the Kazakhs moved from Kazakhstan to China, Then 1844 the Kazakh leaders Kobesh and Jilhishi lead 500 families from China to a new home in to western Mongolia.

The Mongolian Kazakhs are the only group among the Kazakh who maintain their pure traditional culture and language.

One of their ancient traditions for which they are famous is hunting with Golden Eagles, with which they hunt foxes, rabbits and sometimes even wolves!

Day 01

Upon you arrival in UlaanBaatar, you will be met by our representatives, and, after checking in at your hotel, we will take you on a city sightseeing tour and a welcoming dinner will be served (Hotel/D)

Day 02  Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii.

Next flight Ulgii City, in the Bayan-Ulgii province of  Western Mongolia. At the local airport, you’ll meet your English-speaking guide and driver. We will take you to the Ger camp or Hotel.  (D)

Day 03-04 Eagle’s Festival

Mostly festival continue 2days. These two days we’ll attend the Golden Eagle Festival!  Festivities begin with the hunter’s parade displaying their hunting outfits, accessories and traditional dress.   Day two of the festival includes competitions and presentations demonstrating the special relationship between the trainer and his bird of prey.  You will be able to experience a number of these Kazakh traditions first-hand by joining the hunters to watch them pamper their birds and cheer for them during the competitions. (Overnight  Ger camp or Hotel ) ( B/L/D)

Day 05

In the morning or in the afternoon, we catch the return  flight to Ulaanbaatar,  and transfer to your hotel.

Day 06

Departure from Ulaanbaatar airport

INCLUDED IN TOUR PRICE

  • All meals during the trip
  • All accommodation types during the program
  • Transport with car including gasoline
  • Local guide
  • Cook
  • Permits and fees for the national park
  • Visa support
  • Local flights Ulgii-UlaanBataar

EXCLUDED

  • International flights
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Charges for excess baggage
  • Airport taxes
  • Individual equipment
  • Drinks and extra charges in hotels and inns
  • All alcoholic drinks
  • All costs not specified in “Included”

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