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Golden Eagle Festival 2017


USD 1,180

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  • 1
  • 6 Days

Kadr Enkhbaatar

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Golden Eagle Festival 2017

Join us for the annual Golden Eagle Festival, the fantastic celebration settled by the Kazakhs with their Golden Eagles in Western Mongolia. This spectacular event includes competitions based on speed, agility, and accuracy of these magnificent Golden Eagles. Kazakh traditional games such as Kokbar, archery and traditional horse racing are also part of this celebration.

Flight to Bayan-Ulgii

Transfer to airport, take a flight to Ulgii town, the center of Bayan-Ulgii province by domestic airline. Our local staff will greet and welcome you at the airport. LD


Visit Kazakh family

Today we will visit Kazakh families in their setlement. Their Gers are slightly larger than Mongolian Gers, and are decorated with brightly colored rugs. We will enjoy their hospitality and friendliness and learn more in deep about their culture. You will see their traditional technology to make colorful rug. Evening we are up to a highlight of the day to have “bisparmak” which are real Kazakh dishes prepared for respectful guests! BLD Read more

Ger camp

Golden Eagle Festival !

Enjoy the Opening ceremony of the festival, commences as the participants join the parade on horse ride with their eagles. The competition begins with each Kazakh displaying his hunting outfit and accessories. The most elaborate and beautiful clothing and accessories are given the highest points. In the afternoon, the Golden Eagles will be evaluated for their speed and agility. In the evening watch a Kazakh concert consisting of traditional songs and dances. BLD Read more

Ger camp

Golden Eagle Festival !

Prepare for some exciting action today! The Golden Eagles will be released from a cliff to attack fox skins that will be dragged by their owner on horseback. The eagles will be judged on their success of grabbing the “fox”, their speed, and “gripping” technique. As the points for the competitions are being tallied, the Kazakhs will compete in their traditional game called “kekbar”- passing goat skin which tests one’s horse riding skills, strength and agility. In the late afternoon, the winners of the festival will be announced at the awards ceremony. In the evening, enjoy a celebration dinner. BLD Read more

Ger camp

Sightseeing in Ulgii town

Today we will sightseeing in Ulgii town. We will visit visit ethnographic museum and local market. BLD

Ger camp

Flight back to Ulaanbaatar

After breakfast we will visit local market then transfer to local airport for taking flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. End of the service. B


Day in trip
Day 1
Location Ulgii town
Day 2
Location Sagsai
Day 5
Location Ulgii town


Package includes

  • All activities described in the itinerary
  • Ger camp stay (4 nights) and local hotel stay 1 night
  • English speaking guide service
  • RT domestic flight
  • All transfers by 4WD Russian minivan in the countryside
  • Meals of breakfast, lunch /picnic during the trekking in countryside/ and dinner as mentioned per day itinerary

Package excludes

  • International transportation to and from Mongolia
  • Hotel stay in Ulaanbaatar
  • Travel insurance
  • Mineral (bottled) water and alcoholic drinks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Laundry and items of a personal nature

More information

  • • We are happy to arrange your hotel and transfers in Ulaanbaatar, private car transportation to our destinations at discounted rate
  • • International and domestic flight and train tickets would be arranged due to the clients’ requests and wishes with our pleasures
  • • City sightseeing tours are offered as optional
  • • Private departures are available on request


7 Reviews

Jane Salvage, United Kingdom

My name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ y name is Jane and traveled with group of Cox and Kings. Mongolia has wonderful landscapes, scenery and wildlife. I had fantastic trip that will always stay in my memory. It has well planned and mostly comfortable. Drivers were wonderful. I liked most of Ger camps. I hope that will come back Mongolia.​ Read more

Stefanie Chang, Switzerland

Tour company is well organized and high problem solving skill when there are issues during the trip. Reliable company. Comfortable car was provided. Itinerary was loose enough to have time for individual ideas and space.

Dave Bowling, Korea, Republic of

Punctuality, a good background information about tourist attractions & the local culture. I was worried because I booked the trip last minute, but there are no problems at all. Driving was great too. БАЯАРЛААЛА! Extremely friendly.​



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