Golden Eagle festival
The golden Eagle Festival is an annual traditional festival held in Ulgii province, western Mongolia. It is high art for Kazakh man and they celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with trained golden eagles, showing off the skills both of the birds and their trainers. In Kazakh, Burkitshi or Sayatshi means eagle hunter. On that day, al Kazakh eagle hunters will wear their traditional clothes. You can see lots of traditional games such as Kokpar means a man picking coins on the grass on horseback, camel racing, horse racing and other more.
NUMBER OF PAX & PRICE:
2 pax: 790 USD per person,
3-4 pax: 690 USD per person
DATE: 03-06 Oct, 2020
ACTIVITY: Live with eagle hunter’s family, see the eagle festival, and learn some skills about golden eagle
Day 01: ARRIVAL IN ULGII
The domestic flight take off early. When arrive in Ulgii, we will meet and drive to Sagsai village to the eagle hunter is family. We will learn about golden eagle. He will show us his golden eagle. How does he teach her?
In the evening, around 4 pm, we will return to Ulgii province, have dinner and overnight stay in a ger camp. (L+D)
Day 02-03: FULL DAYS IN EAGLE FESTIVAL
In the morning, after breakfast, we will short drive to Sayat hill and see the festival. There are lots of people wearing national clothes, and show some traditional games. For example: a man sit on horseback and collecting coins on the grass. In the evening, around 5 pm we will back to Ulgii. We will go to local theatre and show the concert. We will have dinner and stay in a local Ger camp. (B+L+D)
Day 04: FLY BACK TO ULAANBAATAR
In the morning, your local driver and guide will transfer to the local airport. The hotel will selected by you. The trip ends. (B)
Tourist ger camp in Ulgii- 3 nights on twin shares,
Included: Breakfasts, Lunches and Dinners,
Fuel + minivan 4x4 + experienced driver,
Entrance fees for festivals,
Bottle of water per day during the trip,
International flight & insurance,
Accommodation in Ulaanbaatar,
Laundry & drink vodka or beer,
Tipping for others,
For a confirmed booking, a deposit of (10%) is required. Deposit is paid by credit card (secure payment via Stripe, no credit card fees). The remaining balance can be paid in cash upon start of the trip - unless Host & Traveler agree on different payment methods.
Cancellations can be made free of charge up to 30 days prior to the beginning of the booked service. The deposit (10%) is only refundable if the booking is canceled at least 30 days in advance.