Golden Eagle 2022 Festival

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8 Days
7 Nights
Western Mongolia


  • Transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Kempinski 5 star hotel in Ulaanbaatar
  • Domestic flights to and from Bayan-Ulgii
  • Guide at all times
  • In the countryside, all lodging will be in ger camps
  • All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary
  • Ground transportation: in the countryside by a chauffeur-driven 4WD, bus in the city area
  • In the countryside, some dishes cooked by a chef
  • Park entrance fees
  • Sightseeing as per itinerary
  • Ticket for Golden Eagle Festival
  • 1 liter of drinking water per day per person

Package price DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services,
  • Travel insurance,
  • Medical insurance,
  • Visa application fees,
  • Alcoholic beverages,
  • Personal expenses such as items of a personal nature,
  • Gratuity to local guides and drivers,
  • Airfare or train tickets,
  • Airport taxes,
  • Excess baggage charges (over 33 pounds / 15 kilograms),
  • Changes in arrival/departure flights,
  • Additional services,
  • Any charges of force majeure beyond our control (e.g. imposition of quarantine restrictions, etc.),
  • Optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc

Tour Overview

Bayan-Ulgii is one of the most sought after destinations in Mongolia. Not only there are lots of high mountains, it is one of the few places you can real eagle hunters in action. The Golden Eagle festival is an annual event where local eagle hunters gather to showcase their prowess. During the festival visitors can enjoy traditional eagle hunting shows and visit local family to see how they live and train eagles.

Tour Highlights

Golden Eagle Festival, Altai Tavan Bogd

Tour Itinerary

    Overnight Tour
    • September 28 / Day 1 - Arrival

      Upon arrival in Ulaanbaatar, you will be greeted by your guide and driver. Have a dinner and spend night in hotel. (D)

    • September 29 / Day 2 - Ulaanbaatar city tour

      After breakfast take a tour of city. The tour starts at the Gandan Monastery, the biggest temple in the city. Afterwards we will visit National Museum of History before lunch. Drive to Zaisan Hill memorial complex. You can see panoramic view of the capital city, it is also a nice spot to take a beautiful pictures. Then drive to Bogd Khan palace museum. Transfer to hotel and rest. (B/L/D)

    • September 30 / Day 3 - Bayan-Ulgii city

      Board a domestic flight to Bayan-Ulgii. Bayan-Ulgii is the westernmost province of Mongolia. The country’s only Muslim and Kazakh-majority aimag. Todays’ tour will begin at Bayan-Ulgii museum. The three story museum displays exhibits on local culture, history and nature. After visiting museum drive to the biggest shopping center in the city. There has lots of traditional clothes, colorful carpets and bags that were made locally. Afterwards, we will go to Nairamdliin Undurlug to see panoramic view of Ulgii city. Have a dinner and overnight in hotel. (B/L/D)

    • October 1 / Day 4 - Golden Eagle Festival

      The Golden Eagle Festival or Eagle Festival is an annual traditional festival held in Bayan-Ulgii, Mongolia. In the eagle festival, Kazakh eagle hunters (Burkitshi) celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with specially trained golden eagles, showing off the skills of both the birds and their trainers. After breakfast head to the festival. Watch eagle show and have lunch. Then watch a game of "Tulam bulaah" or "Bushkashi" where participants on horseback fight over a goat carcass. It is one of the most entertaining activities of the festival. Dinner and overnight in ger camp. (B/L/D)

    • October 2 / Day 5 - Golden Eagle Festival

      Program will continue after breakfast by awarding ceremony. Watch performances such as traditional dance, folk music and throat singing known as "khoomei". Farewell party at restaurant. (B/L/D)

    • October 3 / Day 6 - Tolbo lake

      Upon a breakfast visit eagle hunter's home. Get to know local peoples’ lifestyle, culture and watch eagle training, catch small animals. Enjoy Kazakh people's main dish besbarmak, filling meal of meat and noodles. Preparing this dish with local woman will be amazing experience. You can take photographs in wonderful natural and lifestyle scenery. Dinner and overnight stay in local hotel.

    • October 4 / Day 7 - Ulaanbaatar

      Have a breakfast and board a domestic flight to Ulaanbaatar. Mongolia is famous for its cashmere industry. So we will visit to worlds’ number one cashmere store “Gobi”. Farewell dinner at restaurant.

    • October 5 / Day 8 - Departure

      After breakfast at the hotel transfer to the airport for your international departure. (B)

    Tour available dates

    2022-09-28 - 2022-10-05

    10 -10 People


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