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Golden Eagle Festival 2018

This journey will immerse you into untouched beautiful nature and rich cultural heritages of western Mongolia. A great opportunity to meet the various ethnic minorities like Muslim Kazakh people who practice their unique tradition of training of Golden Eagle Festival is a part of highlights along this journey.

Length: 7nights / 8days
Tour starting: 03th of October

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03 Oct Day 1 Welcoming day
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

04 Oct Day 2 Flight to Bayan-Ulgii
Transfer to airport, take a flight to Ulgii town, the center of Bayan-Ulgii province by domestic airline. Our local staff will greet and welcome you at the airport. Move to Ger camp. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

the kazaks mongolia05 Oct Day 3 Visit Kazakh family
Today we will visit Kazakh families in their setllement. Their Gers are slightly larger than Mongolian Gers, and are decorated with brightly colored rugs. We will enjoy their hospitality and friendliness and learn more in deep about their culture. You will see their traditional technology to make colorful rug. Evening we are up to a highlight of the day to have “bisparmak” which are real Kazakh dishes prepared for respectful guests! Stay overnights in Ger camp. BLD

06 Oct Day 4 Golden Eagle Festival!
Enjoy the Opening ceremony of the festival, commences as the participants join the parade on horse ride with their eagles. The competition begins with each Kazakh displaying his hunting outfit and accessories. The most elaborate and beautiful clothing and accessories are given the highest points. In the afternoon, the Golden Eagles will be evaluated for their speed and agility. In the evening watch a Kazakh concert consisting of traditional songs and dances. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

07 Oct Day 5 Golden Eagle Festival!
Prepare for some exciting action today! The Golden Eagles will be released from a cliff to attack fox skins that will be dragged by their owner on horseback. The eagles will be judged on their success of grabbing the “fox”, their speed, and “gripping” technique. As the points for the competitions are being tallied, the Kazakhs will compete in their traditional game called “kekbar”- passing goat skin which tests one’s horse riding skills, strength and agility. In the late afternoon, the winners of the festival will be announced at the awards ceremony. In the evening, enjoy a celebration dinner. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

08 Oct Day 6 Sightseeing in Ulgii town
Today we will sightseeing in Ulgii town. We will visit visit ethnographic museum and local market. Stay overnight in Ger camp. BLD

09 Oct Day 7 Flight back to Ulaanbaatar
After breakfast we will visit local market then transfer to local airport for taking flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. Shopping. Farewell dinner. Stay overnight in hotel. BLD

10 Oct Day 8 Departure
After breakfast transfer to airport for departure. B

• Category: Event tours Mongolia

• Places to visit: Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii town – Golden Eagle Festival – Ulgii town – Ulaanbaatar

• Activities: Trekking, Golden Eagle festival, cultural visits

• Duration: 7nights / 8days

• Covering distance: 3360kms

• Number of participants: Min-3, max-12

This journey will immerse you into untouched beautiful nature and rich cultural heritages of western Mongolia. A great opportunity to meet the various ethnic minorities like Muslim Kazakh people who practice their unique tradition of training of Golden Eagle Festival is a part of highlights along this journey.

• Tour starting (start in Ulaanbaatar): 
2018:
EF01 03Oct

Price from:
USD 1550per person

Included: All activities described in the itinerary, twin/double basis hotel accommodation (2 nights) in Ulaanbaatar, Ger camp stay (5nights) in countryside, English speaking guide service, entrance fee to Protected Area, Golden Eagle festival, RT Domestic flight, all transfers by bus/minibus in the city and by 4WD Russian minivan in the countryside. Meals of breakfast, lunch and dinner as mentioned per day itinerary.

Excluded: International transportation to and from Mongolia, travel insurance, mineral (bottled) water and alcoholic drinks, tips and gratuities, laundry and items of a personal nature.

Golden Eagle Festival
Join us for the annual Golden Eagle Festival, the fantastic celebration settled by the Kazakhs with their Golden Eagles in Western Mongolia. This spectacular event includes competitions based on speed, agility, and accuracy of these magnificent Golden Eagles.

Kazakh traditional games such as Kokbar, archery and traditional horse racing are also part of this celebration. The highlights of our fantastic trip include interacting with the Kazakhs & other ethnic groups, and living with them for a couple of days to take part in the eagle training and get to know about the unique Kazakh and nomad culture.

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