Every year the eagle hunters of the Altai Mountains in western Mongolia take part in a competition to show which of the competing 90 to 100 eagles is the best in speed, agility, beauty and hunting skills. The festival takes place outside of the city Bayan-Ulgii for two days. The eagle competition is enriched with horse races, camel races and many more traditional ceremonies. Be part of this magnificent festival with one of its very own competitors.
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Ulaan Baatar, Altai mountains,Western Mongolia,Ulaan Baatar city.
Number of people: /2-6 people & Group more than 6 people/
Tour price per person: (per person per day)
6 pax …USD per person
5 pax …USD per person
4 pax …USD per person
3 pax …USD per person
2 pax …USD per person
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar the capital city of Mongolia. Transfer to your hotel. Evening enjoy traditional art performance and Welcome dinner. Stay overnight in the hotel. D
Fly to Ulgii. Upon arrival have lunch at a ger camp. Visit local museum, bazaar and friendship hill where you can see Ulgii from the top. Overnight in a ger camp. (L,D)
Arrive in Ulgii and same day drive to the gate of Altai Tavan Bogd national park and on your way stop to see “Dear Stones” from ancient Turkic period and through snake valley reach the gate of Altai Tavan Bogd National Park. Do camping along white river valley (Akh Gol basi). (B,L,D)
Drive to Khoton and Khurgan lakes in the Altai Tavan Bogd national park where many Tuvan nomads spend their summer. Lakes are crystal clear with fantastic views of Altai Mountains and fascinating Nomadic lifestyle. Visit Kazakh nomadic family, and camp just next to the families. (B,L,D)
You will do hiking through nomads to the beautiful waterfall. It is short hiking so it is better to enjoy you views on your way and even you can visit local nomads to experience different life. Come back at your same camping spot. (B,L,D)
Drive to Dayan lake area as this area is best place for fishing. Also home for Kazakh nomads that rich with their livestock. On that lake you will do fishing meet also local people who are doing fishing as well and together eat that fish for your dinner tonight. (B,L,D)
Drive back to Ulgii town. On your way you will stop to visit Kazakh Eagle hunter’s family. You will see the eagle, busy with photographing. Same day arrive in Ulgii. Have hot shower and have relax until the evening. During your dinner time you will enjoy Kazakh traditional folk concert! Throat singing is also available during that day! (During the summer time eagles are not for hunting so you can just visit the Eagle Hunter and see some training activities with Eagle, also try it by yourself.) (B,L,D)
Attend Golden Eagle Festival for 2 days. Overnights at Tent or Local ger/yurt. (B,L,D)
Get to know the Eagle, learn how the Eagle Hunter trains the Eagle. Stay overnight with the family. Overnight at Tent or Local ger/yurt. (B,L,D)
Fly to Ulaanbaatar! Transfer to the hotel in UB.
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