GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL AND WESTERN MONGOLIAEvery 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.
- Route: Ulaan Baatar, Altai mountains,Western Mongolia,Ulaan Baatar city.
- Duration: 14 Days, 13 Nights
- Transportation: Adventure off road 4*4 wd
- Accommodation: Family local ger camp (... nights), Tourist ger camp (.. night) ,camping possible
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
The tour price includes the following services:
- Accommodation during the trip
- Driver + 4WD vehicle + Petrol
- English speaking tour guide/cook assistant
- All meals as displayed in the itinerary
- Bottled water supply for 1.5 l pp for every day
- Entrance fees for National Parks and Museums
- Camping equipments
- Horse ridings on mentioned places
- Packing camels
- 1 night at local hotel at Bayan-Ulgii city
- Tickets for Golden Eagle Festival-2018
- Airport pick up and taking to airport after the tour
- Visa support official letter from Company with stamp after would book this tour with us
The tour price does not include the following services:
- International Airfare
- Domestic flights to Ulgii and fly back to UB
- Personal items
- Optional activity costs
- Alcoholic drinks
- Travel insurance
- Hand gifts for Nomads
- Accomodations/Hotel in Ulaanbaatar city
- Gratuity for Service team /Driver & Tour guide/
- NOTE: /+Cook assistant/ possible to have, if would more than 6 person in tour except TOUR GUIDE./
One's destination is never a place, but always a new way of seeing things.Henry Miller
DETAILED TOUR ITINERARY :
DAY1. WELCOMING DAY TO MONGOLIA!
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
DAY2.ARRIVE IN ULGII AND EXPLORE TOWN
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)
DAY3-DAY7.DRIVE TO WHITE RIVER VALLEY/TREKKING TO THE ALTAI MOUNTAINS
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)
DAY8.DRIVE TO KHOTON AND KHURGAN LAKES
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)
DAY9.HIKING TO THE BEAUTIFUL WATERFALL
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)
DAY10.DRIVE TO DAYAN LAKE AREA
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)
DAY11.DRIVE BACK TO ULGII TOWN
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)
DAY12-DAY13.ATTENDING GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL-2018
Attend Golden Eagle Festival for 2 days. Overnights at Tent or Local ger/yurt. (B,L,D)
DAY13. VISIT LOCAL EAGLE HUNTER'S FAMILY
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.
TOUR GALLERYOur tours will be all included with explore through beauty of Nomadic culture, wild nature, bird watching, taking amazing photos of Animals, life of locals, adventure of camel, horseback riding and visiting to Nomadic families while trip.
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