ALTAI EAGLE FESTIVAL COMBINED ALTAI MOUNTAINS TOUR /9 DAYS/
It’s known in the world that Kazakh and Kyrgyz nations have traditions of hunting small animals with the aid of birds of prey such as falcons, hawks, and eagles. For centuries in the central asian steppe, falconry was a royal game of the Khans and nobles. An ancient custom has survived among Kazakhs who live in the Altai Mountain of Mongolia. Today, you can witness an art of the man and bird friendship at the festival which has expanded into the independent tourist attraction venue for photographers and visitors from all over the world. We present you a golden opportunity to take photographs of Kazakh traditional eagle hunting to fill up your treasure chest with the rare photographs of an exotic nomadic culture.
- CATEGORY: EVENT AND FESTIVAL TOURS
- AVAILABLE: SEPTEMBER
- DURATION: 9 DAYS, 8 NIGTHS
- DESTINATION: WESTERN MONGOLIA
A Chinese, English or Russian speaking Mongolian guide will accompany the group at all times. The guide will be a native Mongolian person with great local knowledge who can deal with any requests and ensure that your holiday to become one of the most unforgettable experiences of your life.
This trip you have a two choice. First one is a highest level, latest model, air-conditioned private 4WD vehicles for the maximum comfort on your touring days. And second choice is Russian 4x4 Van. Also with 20 years’ experience drives.
In Mongolia, you will be dining at fine American, European and Asian cuisine restaurants. Mutton, beef, rice and noodles form the basis of the Mongolian diet, so your meals will be based around this. However, the trail rations may include vegetables, eggs, peanut butter, cheese and sometimes yak! On some days there will be lunchboxes from our cook.
PERSONAL THINGS TO BRING WITH YOU
Warm thin layers of clothing are the best such as bring a rain jacket, gloves and hiking booth. Don’t forgot first aid kit (medicine for headache, cold, diarrhea, runny nose; bandages; any medicine prescribed for you). All your camera equipment.
TOUR PACKAGE PRICE
|Group size||Price/Per person|
|No||Include service||Exclude service||Include service of Meals|
|1||Vehicle with a driver.||Items of personal nature||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|2||Fuel for the trip whole time||Beverages, alcoholic drinks, bar bills, laundry||Per day 3 bottle water for per person /1,5 liter/|
|3||English speaking guide||Travel and insurance||One time Mongolian traditional food /lamb with vegetables/|
|4||Accommodation/Ger camps and Hotel/||International transportation|
|5||All food, during the trip and at restaurants /Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner/||Excess baggage fee in the flight /15kg includes handbag is free of charge/|
|6||All cooking and camping gears.||Optional activities|
|7||National park and border office permits (area you will go is close to China and Russia border)||Single supplement /For hotel or Ger camp/|
|8||Airport shuffle||Gratuity for the tour team|
|9||Domestic flight tickets||Taxi|
|10||Other small administration fees Basically, includes everything.|
It’s known in the world that Kazakh and Kyrgyz nations have traditions of hunting small animals with the aid of birds of prey such as falcons, hawks, and eagles. For centuries in the central asian steppe, falconry was a royal game of the Khans and nobles.
The unbelievable tradition of Eagle Hunting is still kept by the Kazakh tribes of Mongolia in the 21st century. Imagine an eagle hunter on a horseback, galloping at full speed with an eagle on his/her arm in the background of the rugged Altai Mountains and picturesque Sagsai river.
One of our most popular festivals is the Bactrian Camel Festival. This takes place in the Gobi Desert and gives you a rare opportunity to interact with the Bactrian camels. You will learn firsthand about these beautiful animals at the festival