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Grand Golden Eagle Festival - 8 Days

Grand Golden Eagle Festival

Mongolia · Private Tour · 8 Days
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Check one of the most iconic festivals in Asia off your list. Stay with an authentic Khazak nomad family and get introduced to eagle hunting before attending the world-famous Golden Eagle Festival. 

Itinerary

Day 1 - Ulaanbaatar
Day 2-3 - Ulaanbaatar → Tolbo Lake
Day 4 - Eagle Training And Horse Ride
Day 5-6 - Golden Eagle Festival
Day 7 - Ulgii → Ulaanbaatar
Day 8 - Ulaanbaatar

What is included

  • Transportation in comfortable Delica 4x4 off road minivan, including airport transfers
  • Domestic flights Ulaanbaatar-Ulgii-Ulaanbataar
  • 3 nights accommodation with local Kazakh family with full board
  • 2 nights accommodation at local 2* hotel with full board
  • 2 nights accommodation at 4* hotel with breakfast
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees at all visiting sites
  • Horse ride for 1 hour
  • English speaking guide service throughout the entire itinerary
  • Local guide for horse ride

What is NOT included

  • International flights
  • Meals and beverages not mentioned in this itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and personal expenses
Did you know you can make this trip even better? Customize this tour

day
1
Ulaanbaatar

Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. You'll be greeted at the airport and escorted to hotel.

Take a city tour to Gandan Monastery where you will see huge gold plated Buddha, a symbol of Mongolian national pride and cultural revival and visit National Museum of Mongolian History, where you will see artifacts from Mongolia and Central Asia from the Stone Age to the present. 

Take an excursion to Zaisan Hill War Memorial to get your bearings with a panoramic view of the whole city. 

Overnight at the hotel.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
2-3
Ulaanbaatar → Tolbo Lake

After breakfast, fly to Ulgii town and drive to Lake Tolbo

Visit the local Kazakh herder families and experience their hospitality. This is an area where you will experience and learn unique lifestyle of nomads by living and staying with them. You have chance to see how Kazakh women are working on handy crafts. 

Overnight with Kazakh family.

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Ulaanbaatar → Ulgii 2h
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Ulgii → Tolbo Lake94 km 1h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Kazakh Family Homestay

Tolbo Lake

day
4
Eagle Training And Horse Ride

After breakfast, you will see practice calling their eagles from vast distances to attack animal skins drug by horses.

Overnight with Kazakh family.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Kazakh Family Homestay

Tolbo Lake

day
5-6
Golden Eagle Festival

After breakfast, back to Ulgii

Today you will meet Kazakh Eagle Hunters. The rodeo of eagle hunting. A fantastic opportunity for photographers and adventurers alike to see these magnificent birds up close. 

There are approximately 50-60 eagle hunters in Bayan-Ulgii aimag. Eagle hunters from around regions gather to test their finely trained birds in singular contests of speed and agility in these 2 days. 

During the festival we also see some Kazakh Traditional Horse Games like Bush Kushi in which they try to take out from each other the goat skin on horseback, Kiss woman on horseback, Pick up coins from the land on horseback and others. 

In the evening we enjoy to have the Kazakh Concert with some traditional songs and music.

Overnight at a local hotel.

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Tolbo Lake → Ulgii94 km 1h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Tsambagarav Hotel

Ulgii

day
7
Ulgii → Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, flight back to Ulaanbaatar

Visit Bogd Khan Palace, which is a series of beautiful traditional buildings, where the last religious King of Mongolia resided. 

You may choose an optional city tour where you will be taken to souvenir and cashmere shops before enjoying an evening concert of National Folklore.

Overnight at the hotel.

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Ulgii → Ulaanbaatar 2h
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
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Bayangol Hotel

Ulaanbaatar

day
8
Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Accommodations

Ulaanbaatar
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Bayangol Hotel

Tolbo Lake
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Kazakh Family Homestay

Ulgii
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Tsambagarav Hotel

Price for comfort experience

Customizable private tour
Prices per person2 pax
Double Sharing
4 pax
Double Sharing
26 Sep 2018 - 3 Oct 2018$2000$1491

Photos

Kazakh Eagle Hunters
Bogd Khan Winter Palace, Ulaanbaatar
Kazakh Eagle hunter
Kazakh Eagle hunter
Gandan monastery, Ulaanbaatar
Kazakh people in Khovd Province
Kazakh People with Eagle-M
Ulaanbaatar

Map

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