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Stay with Kazakh family and Eagle festival

This trip covers the Western Part of Mongolia and is especially suitable to those want to face new challenges and different experiences! There are about 10 different ethnic nomadic groups live in the area including Kazakhs.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1

Day 1. Arrive in Ulaanbaatar & city tour
City tour to Gandan Monastery & visit National Museum of Mongolia. To Zaisan Hill War Memorial with a panoramic view of the whole city. Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)

Day 2-3

Fly to Ulgii & drive to Lake Tolbo and visit Kazakh family
Visit the local Kazakh herder families and experience their hospitality. Two days, you will experience and learn unique lifestyle of nomads by living and staying with them. See how Kazakh women are handy crafts. Overnight Kazakh Ger. (B+L+D)

Day 4

Eagle training & horse ride
You will see practice calling their eagles from vast distances to attack animal skins drug by horses. Overnight with Kazakh family. (B+L+D)

Day 5-6

Back to Ulgii and attend Golden Eagle Festival 
Meet Kazakh Eagle hunters. Eagle hunters from around regions gather to test their finely trained birds in singular contests of speed and agility in these 2 days. During the festival we also see some Kazakh Traditional Horse Games like “BushKushi” (Try to take out from each other the goat skin on horseback),”Kiss woman on horseback”, ”Pick up coins from the land on horseback” and others. In the evening we enjoy to have the Kazakh Concert. Overnight in the local hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 7

Fly back to Ulaanbaatar and city tour
Pick up at the airport. Visit Bogd Khan Palace & take to souvenir and cashmere shops. In the evening concert of National Folklore. Overnight at the hotel. (B+L+D)

Day 8

Departure from Mongolia
After breakfast, you will be transferred from your hotel to the airport. (B)

CategorySpecial Interest Tours
AvailableSEP / OCT
Activity level2

Tour Highlights:

Western Altai
Lake Tolbo
Kazakh different culture
Eagle hunter
Eagle Festival

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Have you ever been inside of real nomadic lifestyle and culture? Do you want to discover and stay with people whose ancestors made the biggest empire in the world during medieval period? This trip gives you only one great chance to visit real Mongolian nomadic families and experience their everyday life, custom and tradition.

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