Short Tour to Golden Eagle Festival 2022

4 days from $1298 Next Departure Date Oct.01st 2021

The Golden Eagle Festival is one of the traditional cultural heritage and all visitors can experience while traveling in Mongolia.  During the two-day festival, you have the chance to get thousands of amazing images of trained Eagles. The evening before the Golden Eagle Hunting Festival the small community offers competitors, many of whom have traveled as far as 140 miles on horseback, a special performance of Kazakh dance, song, and music-and we are invited!

Highlights

  •  Visiting Kazakh family, in their colorful gers
  •  Meeting with eagle hunters
  •  Eagle hunting festival

Key Info

Physical level: Easy Physical level: Easy
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Tour Itinerary

Itinerary

Day 1.

Fly to Ulgii

(01 Oct) This morning we take a domestic flight to Ulgii town - the center of Bayan-Ulgii province where 90% of the population is Kazakhs who have their own language and unique culture. Meet local drivers with vehicles and then visit the local museums to know more about this place. Drive to Sagsai village to visit the Eagle hunter’s family to learn about their daily lifestyle, eagle hunting culture. Then return to Ulgii. Overnight in Local Hotel or Tourist camp. (B/L/D)

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in the camp

Days 2-3.

The Golden Eagle Festival Day

(02 Oct-03 Oct) The Golden Eagle Festival starts with its parades and competitions for costuming and hunting techniques. This festival has been celebrated since 2000 and now attracts many travelers. Each year the number of eagle hunters participating in the festival is increasing which makes the festival more colorful and spectacular. Eagles chase fox skins dragged by their owners on horseback. Points are given for their speed and gripping ability. In 2 days you will capture plenty of portraits and competition photos, names Kokbar, Kizkhuar, etc. Festival winners are announced at the closing ceremony. (B/L/D)

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in the camp

Day 4.

Back to Ulaanbaatar

(04 Oct) Take a flight back to Ulaanbaatar and transfer to the hotel. (B/L)

Prices & Inclusions

Prices & Inclusions
Group size Price/Per person
2 PAX 1,498$
3-4 pax 1,398$
5-8 PAX 1,298$

Includes

Accommodation: Hotel or Tourist camp in Ulgii town
Photography workshops
A photo guide and interpreting service
Full board meals 
Transport: Off-road 4x4 minivan
Domestic Round-trip Flight (UB-Ulgii-UB)
Festival tax
Museums and cultural performance
Transfer from/ to airport in Ulaanbaatar

Not Includes

International airfare 
Personal equipment
Optional activity cost 
Excess baggage charges
Single room supplement 
Alcoholic drinks 
Travel Insurance
The extra cost for photography in museums
Tip for a tour guide, driver, etc

 

Map & Destinations

Map & Destinations
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