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Eagle festival Tour in Olgii


Eagle Hunters Festival is one of the most attractive events in Mongolia. Many  tourists they come to see only this event in Mongolia every year. There are three kinds Eagle festival is known in Mongolia. Two of them in Bayan-Ulgii province and another one is held in Ulaanbaatar. This tour is purposed to see the Eagle Festival in Ulgii City. It happens in the first week of October every year. It is the biggest eagle hunters festival in Mongolia. About 400 eagle hunters around Bayan-Ulgii province is gathered in this event to participate, which makes it very famous. The event also includes the other very interesting traditional competitions on the horse.

Day 1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. City tour in the afternoon including Sukhbaatar  Square, National historical museum, Gnadan monastery, Bogd Khan’s Winter Palace museum, Zaisan Hill and a Traditional Historical Show in the evening. Dinner in the restaurant.  Overnight in  hotel.

Day 2.  Fly to Ulgii. After breakfast in the morning, we have a flight to Ulgii city the center of the Bayan-Ulgii province.  When we arrive in Ulgii, our driver will pick you up at the airport Overnight in Ger camp near by the city.

Day 3. First day of the Eagle Hunters Festival .

Today is the first day of the Eagle Hunters Festival. There are several Eagle festivals is organized across Mongolia, but this is the biggest Eagle Hunters Festival In Mongolia. Most Eagle Hunters around Bayan-Ulgii Province they  come to participate in this festival.

Day 4. Second day of the Eagle Festival.  This is the second day of the festival and  also going to be held some interesting activities today. After lunch in the restaurant , we go to the black market  and some shops to buy some foods for the next few days. Overnight in camp.

Day 5. Altay Tavan Bogd National Park.

Drive to Altai Tavan Bogd National Park.  In the late afternoon we’ll reached the main gate for the Altay  Tavan Bogd National Park. There are some gers for rent at the gate. But sometimes it’s not sufficient for all tourists, so then we may have to sleep in our tents. Our guide will cook here. Overnight in tent.

Day 6. Horseback Riding and climbing Malchin Peak.

Today we have horseback riding to the base camp with the horse guide leading. After lunch at the base camp, you and your guide will leave the horses with the horse guide and go to climb the one of the  5 peaks of the Altay Tavan Bogd Mountain called Malchin. Weather condition is very easily to get changed, so you’d better to be ready for any challenge. Overnight in tents at the base camp.

Day 7 . Ulaankhus soum- Eagle Hunters Family

After breakfast,  we ride back to the gate and return to Ulgii. On the way to Ulgii we’ll sleep in Ulaankhus  soum on the way to visit Eagle Hunters family. Overnight in ger.

Day 8. Ulgii-Ulaanbaatar/flight/

Drive from Ulaankhus to Ulgii, it’s about 45km and takes 1-2 hours. Before the flight we’ll have a lunch in the restaurant in Ulgii. The flight is usually in the afternoon. In the late afternoon you’ll be picked up by our driver from the airport in UB and transferred to the hotel  to leave your stuffs and to get ready for the dinner. Dinner at the restaurant . Overnight in hotel.

Day 9. Departure. Transfer to the airport


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