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10 Days - 9 Nights | from US$260 per day

Eagle festival Mongolia 2024

Central Mongolia, Bayan-Ulgii, Western Mongolia
2 ~ 8 people

Experience Mongolia & Altai Eagle Festival

Embark on an extraordinary journey through Mongolia, where cultural heritage, wildlife, and the captivating Altai Eagle Festival await. Our carefully crafted tour begins in the breathtaking Terelj National Park via Giant Genghis statue, where you'll explore the mountain meditation temple Aryabal, Big Turtle Rock, and even ride horses.

You'll continue your adventure to western Mongolia to witness the remarkable bond between Kazakh nomads and their majestic golden eagles during the 2-day Altai Eagle Festival. Experience the magic of the eagle hunting tradition, revived over the past decades, and get mesmerized by the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Altai Mountains.

We'll then fly back to Ulaanbaatar and head to the Bayan-Gobi small sand dunes for camel riding on two-humped Bactrian camels. Next, immerse yourself in the wonders of Hustai National Park, home to rare Przewalski horses, red deer, marmots, wolves, foxes, and various bird species. As the tour concludes, we'll delight you with the captivating Mongol Nomadic Show, offering insights into Mongolian nomadic culture and a glimpse of their daily way of life.

At Premium Travel Mongolia, our knowledgeable and experienced tour guides serve as proud ambassadors of their country, ensuring your comfort and enjoyment throughout the journey. We utilize comfortable 4×4 vehicles with Ac in the Gobi, 4×4 Russian minivans in Altai region, clean and comfy Ger camps, or local hotels (this tour includes 3 nights in a deluxe Ger camp!) to complete your wonderful Mongolia stay with us. Join us for a journey of a lifetime in the Land of the Blue Sky! 

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Trip plan

Your international flight/train to Mongolia is on your own arrangement. After custom formalities and baggage claim, you will be met by a Premium Travel driver and taken to the centrally located hotel in Ulaanbaatar.

Accommodation: Hotel 5*; Meals: No meals planned on this day.

Get ready for an exciting day as you meet your tour guide and driver in the morning at the hotel lobby to begin your Ulaanbaatar city tour. Our first stop will be at the impressive Gandan Monastery, which houses the stunning 26-meter gilded statue of Megjid Janraisag. We'll then proceed to the National Museum of Mongolia to explore the country's rich cultural and historical heritage. Afterward, we'll take a leisurely stroll around the bustling Main Square. We'll also visit the newly opened Chinggis Khaan Museum, where we'll marvel at a fascinating collection of archeological artifacts from the Mongolian Great Empire, led by the legendary Chinggis Khaan.

Following a hearty welcome lunch at a top-notch Mongolian restaurant, where you'll find a wide range of Mongolian cuisines that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. And then, we'll drive for an hour to see the magnificent Giant Genghis monument. Towering at an impressive 46 meters, this equestrian statue of Genghis Khan on horseback is the largest of its kind in the world.

Continue to drive to Terelj national park. Then we take a visit to Turtle Rock and the Temple of Meditation and enjoy 1 hr of horseback riding.

As the day draws to a close, we'll return to Ulaanbaatar and drop you off at your hotel. Get some rest and prepare for more exciting adventures tomorrow!

Accommodation: Hotel 5*; Meals: No meals planned on this day.

Early in the morning, we will board a flight to Ulgii town, the vibrant center of Bayan-Ulgii province in western Mongolia. Upon our arrival in Ulgii in the afternoon, we will have the unique opportunity to visit a Kazakh eagle hunter's family and immerse ourselves in their fascinating culture. Witness the remarkable bond between the Kazakh nomads and their majestic Golden eagles as they prepare for the highly anticipated event the next day.

After spending time with the Kazakh family and gaining insights into their ancient art of eagle training, we will share a delightful dinner with them. Later, we will transfer to a comfortable guesthouse in Ulgii to rest and prepare for the exciting adventures that await us on this remarkable journey in western Mongolia.

Local hotel; Meals: B, L, D

Indulge in the captivating atmosphere of the annual Altai Eagle Festival as we spend two full days immersed in the richness of Kazakh culture and witness the time-honored tradition of hunting with Golden Eagles. The festival showcases the best of Kazakh traditions and offers a vibrant program of events, including the much-anticipated parade of colorfully adorned Kazakhs proudly showcasing their magnificent Golden Eagles. Thrilling horse and camel racing, archery competitions, and engaging traditional games will also be part of this extraordinary experience. In the evening, we'll be treated to a captivating Kazakh folklore concert, adding an enchanting touch to our journey.

Get ready to be captivated by the vibrant celebrations and cultural wonders of the Altai Eagle Festival.

Local hotel; Meals: B, L, D

Start your day with a delicious breakfast at the local hotel in Ulgii town. Afterward, embark on a cultural exploration of the area as we visit the local museum, where you can delve into the fascinating history and heritage of Bayan-Ulgii province.

Next, we'll visit a local mosque, offering a glimpse into the region's religious diversity and cultural tapestry. Immerse yourself in the unique ambiance of this peaceful place of worship.

In the afternoon, we will transfer to the Ulgii airport for a flight back to Ulaanbaatar, the vibrant capital of Mongolia. Upon our arrival in Ulaanbaatar, we'll ensure your smooth transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel 5*; Meals: B, L

Today, we'll travel toward Bayangobi sand dunes & the picturesque Khugnu Khaan Mountain. Arrive and check into Ger camp, and have lunch there. We visit the ancient ruins of Erdene Khamba monastery. Get ready for some hiking and a thrilling 1-2 hour camel ride on the sand dunes, where you'll enjoy panoramic views of the surrounding landscape.

Next up, you'll visit a nomadic family and have the opportunity to learn how to make a traditional Mongolian dish with the help of a local housewife. Enjoy your homemade creation for dinner and savor the authentic flavors of Mongolia. And experience the daily life of the nomads and taste their traditional dairy products. Back to the camp, rest, and overnight.

En-suite ger camp. Meals: B, L, D

Our next destination is Hustai National Park which is located about 100 km west of Ulaanbaatar and is home to the endangered wild horse "Takhi" or Przewalski's horse, which is native to the region. You can observe these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat during the late morning excursion. The park also has a small museum and offers opportunities for hiking, bird watching, and experiencing the traditional nomadic culture.

Continue to drive to the Mongol Nomadic camp where you'll enjoy MONGOL NOMADIC SHOW has been offering an authentic Mongolian cultural experience since 2011, providing visitors and locals alike with the opportunity to immerse themselves in the traditional nomadic lifestyle and culture. The program is designed to showcase the significance of Mongolian nomadic culture and its heritage and is particularly popular among families who want to teach their children about the country's rich history and customs.

  • You'll have the opportunity to learn the ancient art of Mongolian thumb archery and try it out for yourself.
  • Experience the warm hospitality of Mongolian customs with a visit to a nomadic family.
  • Introduce guests to the unique nomadic culture and lifestyle.
  • Offer traditional foods such as dairy products, Airag - fermented mare's milk, and Mongolian vodka.
  • Entertain guests with the Morin Khuur (horse fiddle) and Mongolian folk songs.
  • Take part in a small feast featuring singing, dancing, and finger games.
  • Learn how to breed five different animals.
  • Try sheep and goat milking and witness the process of making dairy products and brewing vodka.
  • Engage in national games, such as ankle bone.
  • Discover how to make felt and try archery and glazing.
  • Experience traditional strollers, such as cow carriages, yak cargo, and camel, or horse carts.

After an exciting journey, we'll make our way back to Ulaanbaatar, enjoying a short and comfortable drive. Upon arrival in the city, we'll embark on a half-day city sightseeing adventure, starting with a visit to the fabled Bogd Khaan's Palace Museum. Learn about the rich history of Mongolia as you explore the former residence of the country's last king and witness the grandeur of its royal past.

Next, indulge in a spot of shopping for cashmere and souvenirs, taking home some treasured mementos to remind you of your incredible time in Mongolia.

In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner, transfer to your hotel, and have a good rest for tomorrow's flight back home.

Accommodation: Hotel 5*; Meals: B, L, D

Extend your journey through Mongolia by adding another captivating tour, in POPULAR TOURS or CULTURAL EXPERIENCES. Whether you desire to explore the pristine wilderness of the Gobi Desert, witness the stunning beauty of Khuvsgul Lake, or venture into the Orkhon Valley - a UNESCO heritage site, we have interesting tour options to suit your preferences.

Alternatively, if it's time to bid farewell to Mongolia and head home, we'll ensure a seamless transfer to the airport for your return flight. Our team will be on hand to assist with all necessary arrangements, ensuring you leave with cherished memories and the desire to return to this remarkable land. Service ends!

Price details

2 - 3 PAX


Departure 2023: 13 - 22 SEP

Single supplement: US$350

4 - 6 pax


Departure 2023: 13 - 22 SEP

Single supplement: US$350

7 - 8 PAX


Departure 2023: 13 - 22 SEP

Single supplement: US$350

What's included

Included services:

    Full-time services of your English speaking local guide(s) throughout the tour (Day 2 - 9)
    Twin/double accommodation: 3 nights in excellent 5* hotel, en-suite tourist Ger camp for 2 nights, and local guesthouse for 3 nights
    Private transfers in Ulaanbaatar (Car/Minivan/Minibus with AC)
    Private transfers in the Ulgii (4×4 Russian minivans)
    Sightseeing and entrance fees according to the itinerary
    Ticket to Genghis monument visit
    Mongol Nomadic show ticket
    Altai Eagle Festival tickets
    1 hr of horse riding in Terelj
    1-2 hr of camel riding in Bayan-Gobi sand dunes
    2 time visit to real nomadic family
    Meals as listed (B-breakfast, L-lunch, D-dinner)
    Round trip Ulgii flights + Tax (20+1 kg luggage free of charge)
    0.5 l x 3 bottled water per day
    Visa support invitation letter where applicable
    Exclusive Mongolia tour souvenir!

Not Included in the price:

  • International Airfare/train ticket
  • Travel insurances
  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, drinks, camera or video fees at any sites etc.
  • Tips for your guide and driver (discretionary).
  • Optional activities such as camel riding, archery, fishing etc
  • Excess luggage fee for the domestic flight (approx 2-3$ per excess kilo)

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What to expect?

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  • Tailored experiential Mongolia tours for your small group of 2 to 8 people!
  • Stay in good hotels and en-suite Gers!
  • Enjoy the comfort and convenience in Air-Conditioned 4x4 Jeeps on dirt tracks!
  • Create unforgettable memories together with our experienced Guides!
  • Embark on a flavorful journey with our exhilarating Mongolian cooking classes!
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Suite 19, level 1. New Dream 24/5. Khan-Uul district, Ulaanbaatar 17041, MONGOLIA

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