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Eagle festival tour
Duration-7 days/6 nights
Group size– 2- 6 travelers
Departure – Sep 15- Sep 21
Activities –horse riding, photographing, cultural experiences,
Altai Eagle Festival Tour
DAY 1 ( SEP 15 ) FLGHT TO ULGI & SHIVEET KHARIKHAN
DAY 2 ( SEP 16 ) ALTAI TAVAN BOGD BASE CAMP
DAY 3 ( Sep 17 ) KHURGAN KHOTON LAKE
DAY 5 ( Sep 19 ) EAGLE FESTIVAL
Eagle festival day 1
10:00 Opening ceremony, introductions, Eagle Hunting history and practice. 10:30 Parade of all participants
11:00-13:00 Fox Skin The real test of a hunter’s ability, Eagles must catch a fox skin dragged behind their trainer’s horse
13:00-14:00 Break for lunch
14:00-16:00 Fox Skin . The real test of a hunter’s ability, Eagles must catch a fox skin dragged behind their trainer’s horse.
14:00-16:00 Archery Same time will be started Western Mongolian Archery Competition. Archery people will shoot from bow to balls and goat skins on horse back
16:00-17:00 Kyz Kuar A race between a man and woman on horseback 17:00-18:00 Bushkashi – Tug of war played on horseback with killed goat, common throughout Central Asia
18:00-18:30 Tiyn Teru – Riders compete to pick up flags or flowers from the ground during the race
19:00 Break for dinner. Eagle festival tour
DAY 6 ( Sep 20 ) EAGLE FESTIVAL
Eagle Festival day 2
10:00-13:00 Eagle Call Tests hunter’s ability to ‘call’ Eagle to their horse from a distance
13:00-14:00 Break for lunch 14:00-15:00 Camel Race 6kms It is one most funny and interesting game.Camel riders can be women and men.
15:00-16:00 Tiyn Teru – Riders compete to pick up flags or flowers from the ground during the Race.
16:00-17:00 . Bushkashi – Tug of war played on horseback with killed goat, common throughout Central Asia.
17:00-17:30 Kyz Kuar A race between a man and woman on horseback 17:30-18:00 Awards and Closing ceremony. Altai eagle festival tour
DAY 7 ( Sep 21 ) FLIGHT BACK ULAANBAATAR
2 pax-$1680 per person
3 pax-$1470 per person
4 pax-$1400 per person
5 pax-$1300 per person
*Domestic flight tickets
*Ger 6 nights
*English speaking tour guide
*Driver+ fuel+4WD vehicle
* Horse riding
*Entrance fees for the parks and museums indicated in the program
*Daily drinking water (1.5 liter per person per day)
*Pick up and drop off from/ to train station or airport
-Alcoholic drinks and snacks
-Accommodation in UB
-Excess luggage charges
-Tips and gratuities for guides and drivers
Altai eagle festival tour
The Altai Eagle Festival 2020 or smaller Eagle Festival will take place in the traditional village of Sagsai. This festival is being held on September 19th and 20th and has a quainter feel than the Golden Eagle Festival, but not any less exciting! Also it is a festival to demonstrate the culture of the Kazakhs to the world. And they promote their heritage to their next generations. During the Eagle festival, the Kazakh falconers honour their cultural heritage and compete. The Eagle Festival is a must-see event in Asia, particularly in Mongolia.
Altai Tavan bogd
Altai Tavan Bogd is a national park in Bayan-Ölgii Province of Western Mongolia. The meaning of the name is Five Saints of Altai. The Huiten Peak is the highest point of Mongolia at 4374 meters above sea level. And this area’s climate is extremely unpredictable. Thus, you may observe four seasons in one day: The sun will shine, and then it may snow or rain. In 1996, this area officially became a protected National Park. Things to do here include : Climbing; Mountain trekking; Camel and Horse trekking, and Experiencing about the Kazakh culture.
During eagle festival tour
Weather:The weather in September starts to get colder. We highly recommend you to pack some warmer clothes and to be ready for any conditions of the weather.
Personal things to bring
- Waterproof jacket
- Warm coat/jacket and layers
- A hat
- Headscarf to protect you from the sun and winds
- Trekking shoes
- Sun cream
- Water purifying tablets
- First aid kit
- Large backpacks and bags
- All your camera equipment