Tours in Mongolia - Western Mongolia, Eagle Festival

Eagle Festival 
12 days / 11 nights in Mongolia

Eagle festival in the village of Sagsai in the foothills of the Altai Tavan Bogd massif; 

Meeting with Kazakh nomads - Muslims and eagle-hunters;  
Meeting with Tuva nomads – shamanists and Turkic speaking;  

 Nature: virgin regions of Altai Tavan Bogd, sacred mountain Shiveet Khairkhan;  
Visits: the highest mountains of Mongolia, Altai Tavan Bogd, Potanina glacier.

• Contact us and book your air tickets as early as possible  

Confirmation by the transfer of a deposit. 
Yurt, Tent, Hotel / Guide, English - French speaking/ Private car, carrying animals. 
Please note: prices were calculated with the information in our possession at the date of publication. Changes (changes in exchange rates, gasoline prices, commodity prices etc ...) may occur. In this case, you will be informed later upon registration. 

• 2 nights in the hotel (with breakfast) in Ulaanbaatar downtown,  
• all accommodation in yurts or in tents,  
• Transfer airport/city/airport - 4,  
• Local flight UB-Ulgii-UB,  
• 4x4 Russian car with a driver and fuel,  
• English speaking guide from Ulgii to Ulgii,  
• Entries to the Altai Tavan Bogd National Park, frontier permits,  
• Full pension, a cook during the stay in Altai.  

• Sleeping bags, 
• Tickets for museums in UB and Olgii (about 2 Euro entry), 
• Meals in Ulaanbaatar (2-10 Euro/person/day) 
• International airfares, 
• Extra-luggage on local flights. 
• Personal cancellation and repatriation insurance.

Itinerary in Mongolia, day by day

Day 1. Arrival in Ulaanbaatar 
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar , capital of Mongolia. The guide will pick you up at the airport / train station. Transfer Gachuurt . After a short rest, you can take a stroll to the village , on the banks of the Tuul River. Full board. Overnight in yurts. 
Day 2. Flights Ulaanbaatar - Olgii , Oulaankhus 
Today we fly to Olgii , the capital of Bayan Olgii that is located at 1700 kms to the north-west of Mongolia. Greeting by the driver and guide, an overview of the city Olgii (local museum). The Kazakhs have a nomadic way of life and they are in the majority the Muslims. We begin our journey into the mountains, to Kazakhs families, breeders and eagle hunters. Overnight in a yurt or tent. 
Province of Bayan Ulgii  
Day 3. Among Kazakhs nomads 
Day in the family to accustom us to the nomadic life , learn the traditions , taste the local cuisine. Hunting with Golden Eagle, the training techniques . Night in a yurt or tent. 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 
Day 4. Departure to the mountain Altai Tavan Bogd 
We prepare our luggage for the visit to Altai Tavan Bogd massif . Departure by 4x4 to camp Shiveet . Dinner and overnight in tents . 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 

 Day 5. Potanina Glacier, Altai Tavan Bogd 
We set out and hike in autonomy , with camels packed with our staff. We arrive at the foot of the Altai Tavan Bogd massif at Potanina Glacier. Dinner and overnight in tents . 
Province of Bayan Ulgii
Day 6. Altai Tavan Bogd Massif 
Trek up the Glacier Potanina . Climbing the summit Malchin , non-technical 4005 m. Return to camp . Dinner and overnight in tents . 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 

Day 7. Potanina Glacier Trek - Shiveet 
Hiking back to the camp Shiveet . Dinner and overnight in tents . 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 
Day 8. Shiveet - Olgii 
Drive back in 4x4 vehicle to the city Olgii . Overnight in yurts. 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 
Day 9-10. Eagle Festival, Sagsai 
Two days of competitions and meetings with eagle hunters, according to the program . Ulgii - Sagsai shuttle on these two days . Overnight in yurt in Ulgii. 
Province of Bayan Ulgii 
Day 11. Olgii - Ulaanbaatar 
Transfer to the local airport and flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the hotel. Free afternoon. Overnight at hotel. 
Province of Bayan Ulgii
Day 12. Departure from Ulaanbaatar 
Transfer to the airport / train station. International departure .