This combines the somewhat touristy Eagle Festival with time spent on a genuine eagle hunt out in the beautiful West. Trip of a lifetime!
Start: September 24
End: October 3
Tour duration: 10 days
Day 1 (September 24)
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, welcomed by Travel to Mongolia’s staff at UB airport. Drive to Hotel. After the lunch at restaurant, we will see Natural museum. In the evening we will visit Mongolian last king Bogdkhaans palace . Drive back to Hotel after the dinner.
Day 2 ( September 25)
Fly from UB to Olgii. Arrive in Olgii. That day you will see local museum, visit souvenir shops
Day 3 (September 26 )
Start driving to Altay village where a famous eagle hunter lives, you will be welcomed in his wooden house. Have a welcome party, prepare sheep for you and nomadic neighbors. Everyone will have a bes parmak ( five fingers) big dinner. Overnight in his house.
Day 4 (September 27)
Training session on this day in the morning, how to ride a horse with a golden eagle on your arms to be ready to hunt wild animals ( such as fox, rabbit, pallas cat etc) on the Altay mountains. Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Altay mountains with golden eagle on your arms. There will be more than 4 eagle falconers joining the Hunting for the next couple of days while you are there. You will have a lot of information and experience exchanges with them. Overnight.
Day 5 (September 28)
You will be doing a REAL HUNTING WITH GOLDEN EAGLES along with other eagle hunters accompanying with you. In the afternoon, ride on camels and have fun. Overnight at the same family. Have good bye party at his house.
Day 6 (September 29)
You will do some fishing in the morning, and drive to Olgii, on the way back, you will stop by a Uriankhai ( Uriankhai is a small Mongolian ethnic minority) throat singer to listen to his throat singing. Arrive in Olgii. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 9 (October 2)
Leisure day in Olgii. See Kazakh family Concert. Overnight in Olgii.
Day 10 (October 3)
Fly out of Olgii to UB. Welcomed by Travel to Mongolia’s staff again. Drive to hotel. Overnight.
Day 11 (October 4)
Fly to home country.
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