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GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL & KAZAKH CULTURE

Participate for the Golden Eagle Festival which takes place annually. Hunt with eagle hunters and learn hunting skills with an eagle. Explore the nature of Altai Mountains Region. Visit local families to learn about their tradition and nomadic lifestyle.

Tour Highlights:

Private tour

Authentic experience

Hunting with Golden Eagle

Horse Ride

Visit Local Families

Nature of Altai Mountains

Day1. Fly from Ulaanbaatar to Ulgii

Upon your arrival to Ulgii airport our expedition team will meet you. You will start driving to Sagsai village where Eagle Hunters live. Visit one of the Eagle Hunter’s families and stay there. You will experience nomadic hospitality and authentic food made by a family.

Stay with the family. ( L+D)

Day2. Go to the steppe with an Eagle

Today you will experience real hunting skills with an golden eagle. You will accompany an Eagle Hunter to hunt animals such as foxes, rabbits etc. You will be riding horses and following an eagle hunter. You will be exploring a steppe, mountains and local landscape. Later on he will explain and teach you how to train eagles and some techniques. You will be holding and feeding an eagle for few days.

Stay with the family. ( B+L+D)

Day 3-4. Golden Eagle Festival

For 2 days you will be participating for the Eagle Festival. Kazakh traditional games will take place and you will meet many eagle hunters from different villages of Ulgii.

Stay with the family. ( B+L+D)

Day5. Visit local Eagle Hunters and families.

Today after breakfast, you will be visiting local families to get to know about their culture and local customs. Most of the eagle hunters live in Sagsai village, so you will have great opportunity to meet different eagle hunters.

Day6. Drive to Ulgii

Today you will visit Kazakh Handcrafting master Ainagul. She is master of making Kazakh handcrafts and you can learn some handcraft making skills from her.

Day7. Fly back to Ulaanbaatar

THE ITINERARY IS VERY FLEXIBLE. YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE OR COMBINE WITH OTHER TOURS LISTED

 

TOUR INCLUDES

·                       English speaking guide

·                       Transportation (Fuel, 4x4 Russian Van)

·                       Horses

·                       Hunting with an Eagle

·                       Accommodation

·                       Meals ( breakfast, lunch, dinner)

·                       Airport transfers

·                       Eagle Festival Ticket

TOUR DOESN’T INCLUDE

·                       International and Domestic flights

·                       Optional tipping of crew members

·                       Visa Fees

TOUR PRICE: $1260 Per Person (2 pax)

Discount is available for groups

 

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Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Transport: Minivan
Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Russian
Other
Payment Method

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.

Cancellation Policy

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.