Day 01 Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and Visit Zaisan Monument: (October 01)
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, greeted by one of our English speaking guides at the UB airport. Drive to hotel. After lunch, we will visit Zaisan hill where a built in remembrance of Mongolia’s declaration of independence after a battle with Japan on the Mongolian eastern border and the defeat of Nazi Germany. In the evening we will return to the hotel after dinner.
Day 02 Arrive in Bayan Ulgii and Depart for National Park's Ranger Station : (October 02)
Fly from UB to Ulgii. Arrive in Ulgii, welcomed by one of the english speaking guides in Ulgii. Eat breakfast at the ger camp and then, Drive out to Tavan Bogd National Park’s ranger station. At the rangers station we will have a barbecue and sleep overnight in tents.
Day 03 Drive to Base Camp, Visit Potanin Glacier and Climb Malchin Peak: (October 03)
Drive to base camp of Tavan Bogd Mountain and see the Potanin glacier and observe the 5 peaks “5 Saints mountain” known in Mongolian as “Tavan Bogd” and then begin the climb to the top of Malchin peak a 4,050 m. mountain. After the climb, we will return back to the Ranger station for the night.
Day 04 Visit Eagle Hunter's Family: (October 04)
Drive to an Eagle hunter’s family see the golden eagles, watch them feed, and accompany the Eagle hunter and his eagle for a horse ride in the mountains and then, drive back to Ulgii. The night will be spent in our ger camp that is along the Khovd river.
Day 05 Attend Golden Eagle Festival, Day 1: (October 05)
This is the first day of the Golden Eagle Festival with the opening ceremony happening in the afternoon. The competitions today are based on the hunter and their eagle’s dress and traditional hunting equipment, the eagles speed, responsiveness, and training. After the festival taken to Ulgii for dinner a party and spend the night at the ger camp.
Day 06 Attend Golden Eagle Festival, Day 2: (October 06)
Attend day 2 of Golden Eagle Festival. This is the most exciting day of the festival with traditional Kazakh games being played such as horse races, camel races, and the final events that test the ultimate relationship between man and eagle. Later that evening you will have the opportunity to attend a Kazakh Traditional Wedding Ceremony before returning to the ger camo for our farewell party and celebration.
Day 07 Depart Bayan Ulgii/Explore Ulaanbaatar: (October 07)
Fly back from Ulgii to the capital city Ulaanbaatar. Picked up by a member of our team from the airport where you can spend the rest of the night in UB and enjoy a nice dinner at Oriental Express in UB.
Day 08 Depart Chinggis Khaan International Airport: (October 08)
Your guide in UB will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to Chinggis Khaan International airport where you will depart for home.