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MongoliaEagle hunting festival

  • Sport and adventure
Prepare for the unique eagle hunting Ffestival experience like no other with this spectacular 8 days’ Mongolian adventure.Take this chance to witness various eagle hunter’s challenges and meet the living hunters. Featuring the mountain summit of Mongolia, magical indigenous Kazakh people’s culture and eagle hunting festival, this unique experience will take your breath away....

Prepare for the unique eagle hunting Ffestival experience like no other with this spectacular 8 days’ Mongolian adventure.


Take this chance to witness various eagle hunter’s challenges and meet the living hunters. Featuring the mountain summit of Mongolia, magical indigenous Kazakh people’s culture and eagle hunting festival, this unique experience will take your breath away.

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Customizable tour itinerary

This tour idea is fully customizable

This itinerary has been crafted by our Local Agency with one idea in mind: to inspire you. Every element can be adapted to your needs and your interests, from duration to accommodation and activities.

Day 1: Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and City tour

• Transfer from airport to hotel.

 • After refreshment, we will visit Gandan Monastery to learn about Tibetan Buddhism of Mongolia and national museum about Mongolian history.

• Also, visit the main square and watch traditional concert of folk dance and music. Feast on Mongolian traditional meal for dinner. Stay overnight in hotel. 

Cultural site : Visit prayer’s temple with 26.5 m indoor statue of Avalokitesvara and other temples. Watch folk dance and music, contortion as well as mask dance.

Historical site : Visit national museum. Walk along the main square and visit Sukhbaatar and Chinggis khan statue. 

Sites visited in the activity : Gandan monastery for an hour, National museum for 2 hours, Main square for 30 minutes, Concert for 70 minutes.

Board : Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Ulaanbaatar
Accommodation
Blue Sky (Ulaanbaatar)

Day 2: Fly to Ulgii & City tour

• Early in the morning, we take a commercial flight to Bayan-Ulgii province; the western Mongolia soaring over the endless arid steppe and lakes.

• Upon arrival our local driver and guide greet you at the airport and show their hometown visiting the main square, museum and bazaar – open market. Stay overnight in a local hotel.   

Cultural site : Visit town attractions.  


Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Bayan Ulgii
Accommodation
Owl Sky Hotel (Bayan Ulgii)

Day 3: Hunting with eagle In the mountain

• Today we will visit eagle hunter family living out of Ulgii town and spend a day learning from their lifestyle and unique tradition.

• After short drive through mountain valley and crossing river, we will arrive the family Ger and go to the mountain for hunting with eagle hunter and golden eagle. The hunter will share the ancient practice of finding, training and hunting with bird of prey. Return to Ulgii and stay overnight in a local hotel. 

Horseback riding : Ride horse to the mountain for an hour. 

Cultural site : Demonstrate eagle hunting.

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Bayan UlgiiUlaankhus
Accommodation
Owl Sky Hotel (Bayan Ulgii)

Day 4: Eagle hunting festival commences

• Get to the Festival field not far from Ulgii town (15km), surrounded by Altai high mountains. The festival commences with Eagle hunter’s participants parade and their outfit’s show. Feast your eyes on eagle hunters’ unique outfit and accessories.

• Experience authentic challenges among participants from a 13 years old child to the old men who traveled even over hundreds of km for the festival.

• Enjoy a Kazakh traditional concert to be held in a theatre. Stay overnight in a local hotel. 

Cultural site : Watch various competitions. 

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Altai
Accommodation
Owl Sky Hotel (Bayan Ulgii)

Day 5: Competition - final day of the festival

• The day is full of surprises, including various challenges, winners’ announcement and more. The challenge calls Golden eagle to attack fox skin that dragged by their owners on horseback and judge on their speed and technique.

• Discover how Golden eagles are good at hunting with the help of their owner’s alertness.

• Another unique competition challenges Kazakhs play; a traditional game challenges horse-riding skill and strength. Cherish winners of the festival and share their victory. Also beautiful dressed couples will be awarded among participants.

• Venture into a small exhibit; colorful local’s art crafts that offer wonderful gifts. Have a celebration dinner. Overnight in a local hotel. 

Cultural site : Watch various competitions.  

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Bayan Ulgii
Accommodation
Owl Sky Hotel (Bayan Ulgii)

Day 6: Fly to Ulaanbaatar – Terelj National Park (70 km – 1.5 hours)

• This morning take a local flight to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival we will travel to the Terelj national park surrounded by massive granite mountain.

• Visit iconic Turtle rock and hike to Buddhist Meditation center in the mountainside.

• Explore the center with a stunning hike from crossing the short trail bridge to 108 stairs. Overnight in tourist Ger camp.  

Hiking : Hike to the Ariyabal meditation temple uphill for 30-40 minutes. 

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Ulaanbaatar, Terelj
Accommodation
night in Terelj Lodge (Terelj)

Day 7: Visit Genghis khan complex and Wild horse park Khustai (270 km – 4 hours)

• Today we will start our tour taking a short drive to the Chinggis Khan Equestrian Statue Complex, 40m tall statue of Genghis Khan on horseback.

• Visit museum and reception area. Try Mongolian soldier armor and queen costume. Take a photograph. Have a fascinating panoramic view from head of horse statue.

•  Leaving the complex, we will head to Khustain National park which is a home of wild horse total about 400 adopting in wild life.

• Upon arrival learn a story of this truly wild horse and enjoy a hike to spot them. Stay overnight in tourist camp.Hiking : Hike to spot wild horses for 30 minutes to 1 hour. 

Board : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Visited:
Khustai National Park

Day 8: Departure

• Breakfast at the hotel and transfer to the airport / train for departure.

• According to your departure time, our agency is happy and ready to prepare activities just for you Or extend your trip because you wish to continue the adventure!  

Board : Breakfast.


Ulaanbaatar Bayan Ulgii Ulaankhus Altai Terelj Khustai National Park

Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

Approx. $2,210 / 8 days
Excluding international flights
Price per person 2 Pax 4 Pax
$2,480$2,210

Included in price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
  • 24/7 local agency support

Not included in price:

  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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