Tours Special Tours Bayan-Ölgii, Khovd, Eagle Festival

Price: ( 11 days )

Bayan-Ölgii is the highest Mongolian aimag. For the most part it is located in the Mongolian Altay, at the transition point to the Russian Altay. About 10% of the territory are covered by forests, consisting primarily of Siberian Larch.

Khovd is distinguished by its multi-cultural population. It is home to more than 17 nationalities and ethnicities. Each of these groups has its own distinct traditional dwelling and settlement pattern, dress and other cultural distinctions, literary, artistic, and musical traditions.

Day 1: Arrival to Khovd. From Khovd you will drive up to the Olgii city. Overnight in a local guest house. L+D


Day 2: First day of the Golden Eagle Festival. Overnight in a local guest house. B+L+D


Day 3: Second day of the Golden Eagle Festival. In the early afternoon you will drive to Sagsai soum to the Eagle hunters’ family. You will stay overnight with the family and learn how to train and feed eagles. (1hour driving). B+L+D


Day 4: After Breakfast you will drive to the Tavan Bogd National Park. In the park you will stay in winter camp of Tuvan people. You will also visit nearby petroglyphs' site. (5-6 hours driving). B+L+D


Day 5: After breakfast you will drive to the area of Tavan Bogd Mountain and ride a horse (3 - 4hours ride) to the base camp, where you will have a wonderful opportunity to admire to highest peaks in Mongolia as well as famous Potanin glacier. In the evening you will go back to the family you stay with the former night. B+L+D


Day 6: After breakfast you will drive back to the Olgii city and stay in a local guest house. B+L+D


Day 7: After breakfast you will leave Olgii and drive back to Khovd. In the city you will visit the local khoomi singers and learn from them the basics of singing khoomii. Overnight in a local hotel. B+L+D


Day 8: Rest of the group will drive to Khar- Us National Park located about 40 km to the east of Khovd. Khar - Us is the second largest freshwater lake in Mongolia - but with average depth of only 4m (be careful with mosquitoes). Overnight with a local family. B+L+D


Day 9: Horse trip in the area of Khar - Us Lake. Overnight in a tent / local family. B+L+D


Day 10: Horse trip in the area of Khar -Us Lake. In the late afternoon return to Khovd. Overnight in a hotel. B+L+D


Day 11: Transfer to the airport for the flight back to UB. B


The price includes:

  • Flight ticket,
  • Car, driver and fuel,
  • English speaking guide,
  • Accommodation,
  • Meals,
  • Drinking water,
  • Border permission and entrance fees to Tavan Bogd National Park,
  • Horse riding mentioned in the itinerary.

The price doesn't include:

  • Personal shopping,
  • Insurance,
  • Alcoholic drinks,
  • Activities, which are optional or not mentioned in the itinerary.


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