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Eagle Festival In Mongolia - 5 Days Eagle Festival Tour

Eagle festival in Mongolia

Day 1: Journey to Ulgii and Meet the Eagle Hunters

We'll start our adventure by flying to the far reaches of western Mongolia, specifically Ulgii City. From there, we'll drive 60 km to the encampment of a family of eagle hunters, gaining firsthand insight into their nomadic lifestyle and traditional hunting practices. Witness the extraordinary bond between human and bird of prey as you observe the eagle hunting techniques.


Overnight Stay: Home of an Eagle Hunter Family (Lunch, and Dinner included)

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Day 2: The Opening of the Eagle Festival

Begin your day with a drive to the festival grounds where the Eagle Festival kicks off. Join 40 other eagle hunters in the opening ceremony, absorbing the rich culture through local food and performances.


Overnight Stay: Ger Camp (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

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Day 3: Immerse Yourself in the Eagle Festival

Today, fully immerse yourself in the festival events that highlight the impressive eagle hunting skills. Participate in a variety of traditional games and activities. Take a break from the excitement to enjoy a picnic lunch amid the stunning natural landscapes. Conclude the day by experiencing a traditional Kazakh ceremony that further explores the art of eagle hunting.


Overnight Stay: Local Hotel (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

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Day 4: Return to the Eagle Hunter's Family

Post-breakfast, we head back to the eagle hunter family's residence. Delve deeper into their nomadic lifestyle, the intricacies of eagle hunting, and their harmonious coexistence with animals. Capture the moment with remarkable photos featuring eagles and their handlers. As evening falls, share in a traditional Mongolian feast and engage in enriching conversations.


Overnight Stay: Home of an Eagle Hunter Family (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included)

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Day 5: Farewell and Return to Ulaanbaatar

Olgii - Ulaanbaatar

We will fly back to Ulaanbaatar. Arrival in town and transfer to your hotel or hostel where you can rest a few moments.

Rest of the day free. With our guide, you can go and shop in the centre of the city (B+L)


(Breakfast and Lunch included)

With this itinerary, you're all set for an unparalleled journey that offers a deep dive into the fascinating world of Mongolia's eagle hunting culture and much more!

Destination: Western Mongolia

Key Experiences: Journey to Altai Tavan Bogd, Horseback or Camel Riding, Hiking Adventures, Authentic Mongolian and Kazakh Cuisine, Interaction with a Nomadic Eagle-Hunting Family, Exploration of Pristine Natural Landscapes
Trip Duration: 5 Days, 4 Nights
Travel Type: Adventure-Driven Experience
Total Package Price: (To Be Announced)


What's Included

  • Airport Transfers: To and from the airport upon arrival and departure.

  • Round-trip Domestic Flights: In-country air travel is taken care of.

  • Guidance: An English-speaking guide will accompany you at all times.

  • Accommodations: Lodging in the countryside includes stays in ger camps and with nomadic families.

  • Meals: All meals as per the itinerary are included.

  • Ground Transport: Countryside travel will be in a 4WD van.

  • Entrance Fees: All park and site entry costs are covered.

  • Horse and Camel Rides: Enjoy the landscapes on horseback or camel.

  • Sightseeing: As laid out in the itinerary.

  • Drinking Water: 1.5 liters per person will be provided.

  • Camping Gear: Necessary equipment will be supplied for camping experiences.

What's Not Included

  • Ulan Bator Accommodations: Hotel or hostel stays in the capital are not covered.

  • Hotel Extras: Charges such as phone calls, bar bills, and laundry services.

  • Insurance: Neither travel nor medical insurance is included.

  • Visa Fees: Costs associated with visa applications.

  • Alcohol: Alcoholic beverages are not provided.

  • Personal Expenses: Costs like international calls, internet, laundry, and personal items.

  • Tips: Gratuities for local guides and drivers are not included.

  • International Travel: Airfare or train tickets to and from Mongolia.

  • Airport Taxes and Baggage: Charges for excess baggage or airport taxes.

  • Unforeseen Costs: Any costs arising from events beyond our control.

  • Additional Services: Any extra services not specified in the itinerary.

Suggested Packing List

  • This list is a guideline; feel free to tailor it to your personal needs. Please see our comprehensive travel guide for more details.

  • Carry: Backpack or soft bag with a waterproof cover.

  • Lighting: Headlamp or flashlight, along with spare batteries or a bulb.

  • Health: Personal medications.

  • Footwear: Waterproof hiking boots.

  • Outerwear: Waterproof jacket with hood and waterproof over-pants.

  • Warmth: Fleece jacket or wool sweater.

  • Clothing: Cotton t-shirts, long-sleeve shirts, lightweight trousers, shorts, and socks.

  • Undergarments: Underwear.

  • Sun Protection: Sunhat, sunglasses, and sun cream.

  • Comfort: Sandals.

  • Bug Protection: Insect repellent.

  • Miscellaneous: Ziploc bags, binoculars or a camera, watch or alarm clock, money belt or pouch, insurance confirmation copy, and emergency contact numbers.

  • This should help you prepare adequately for your adventure!

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2 pax - 1675 $ per person

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