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Winter Festival of Altai Nomads to be held (March 20-21)

Bayan-Ulgii /MONTSAME/ Governor’s Offices of Bayan-Ulgii aimag and Altai soum, Tourism Federation in the aimag in collaboration with Grand Altai Travel are to organize an event ‘Winter Festival of Altai Nomads’ on March 20-21 in a place named Buhun Uul in Ulgii soum. The event aims to boost winter tourism and to promote tradition and culture of Kazakh nation...

Fly Fishing Tour

Pristine, clear lakes, stunning surroundings, and some very large fish!          The Khoton and Khurgan Lakes are second largest and clearest of all lakes in Mongolia. The average depth is 26 meters, the maximum depth is approximately 58 meters. The landscape around the lakes is stunning: with forests and the snow-capped Altai Mountains. Khoton and Khurgan Lakes are...

Altai TavanBogd Mountain Climbing Tour

Join us as we climb one of Mongolia’s highest peaks, Mount Khuiten which simultaneously borders Russia, China and Kazakhstan. Mount Khuiten is one of the highest peaks of the Altai Mountains and the highest point of Mongolia at 4374 m. The Kuithen Peak simultaneously borders Russia, China and Kazakhstan and is close to other beautiful peaks: Malchin, Niaramdal...

Altai TavanBogd National Park Short Trek

The Altai region is a mountainous area located on the territory of Mongolia, Eastern Siberia, Kazakhstan and China. The mountain peak at Altai TavanBogd is located at an altitude of 4374 meters, and it is the highest point above sea level in Mongolia and is called Khuiten. Most scientists believe that the mountain name comes from the word “mountain with gold.” The...

Kazakhs in Mongolia

Bayan-Olgii is a unique place in Mongolia, home of the Kazakh ethnic group. The Kazakhs have a rich culture, close extended families, and many traditions that are still practiced today that are centuries old. The Kazakhs are the second largest ethnic group in Mongolia after the Khalkhs, with 105,000 people comprising 5% of the population. Most live in Bayan-Olgii...

EAGLE FESTIVAL AND EAGLE HUNTING TOUR 2019 9 days 8 nights – Bookings are started already!

This fantastic Golden Eagle festival combined cultural photographing tour takes place in Western Mongolia, on Altai mountains, one of the longest mountain chains in Central Asia. There are about 250 eagle hunters around Bayan Ulgii province. Every year about 100 eagle hunters participate to this Eagle festival with their specially trained Golden Eagles. Spectacular...

General Info Of Mongolia

GEOGRAPHY Mongolia is a landlocked country of mountains, steppe and desert stretching over an area of 1,566,500 sq km / 604,830 sq miles. It is bordered to the north by Russia, while China forms the border to the east, south and west. In the south the GobiDesert covers more than a third of the country. Around 20% of the remainder is grassland steppe, and some 25%...