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: 30th of September 2018
End: 9th of October, 2018
Tour duration: 10 days
Day 1 (30th of September, 2018)
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 (1st of October, 2018)
Fly from UB to Olgii. Arrive in Olgii. That day you will see local museum, visit souvenir shops
Day 3 (2nd of October, 2018 )
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 (3th of October, 2018)
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 (4th of October, 2018)
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 (5th of October, 2018)
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 (8th of October, 2018)
Leisure day in Olgii. See Kazakh family Concert. Overnight in Olgii.
Day 10 (9th of October, 2018)
Fly out of Olgii to UB. Welcomed by Travel to Mongolia’s staff again. Drive to hotel. Overnight.
Day 11 (10th of October, 2018)
Fly to home country.
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