Bayan-Ulgii, Khovd, Eagle Festival

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Price: $87
11 Days / 10 Nights
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Description

Bayan-Ulgii is the highest and most western of Mongolia's aimags (provinces). It is home to the Altai Mountains on the Mongolia-Russia border. About 10 percent of the territory is covered by forests, including the Siverian Larch Province. Khovd is distinguished by its multi-cultural population. It is home to more than 17 unique nationalities and ethnicities. Each of these groups has its own distinct traditional dwelling, settlement pattern, dress, and cultural history (literature, art, and musical traditions).


 

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Fare

Ger Camp/Nomadic Family Tour:

6 people: 224 USD per person/per day
5 people: 229 USD per person/per day
4 people: 235 USD per person/per day
3 people: 246 USD per person/per day
2 people: 270 USD per person/per day
1 person: 333 USD-perday

Budget (Tent) Tour:
6 people: 87 USD per person/per day
5 people: 92 USD per person/per day
4 people: 98 USD per person/per day
3 people: 109 USD per person/per day
2 people: 132 USD per person/per day
1 person: 196 USD-perday

Included:

Flight to Ulgii city
Transportation
Tour guide (speaks english)
Accommodations
Meals (as specified in itinerary)
Clean drinking water
Tavan Bogd National Park border approval and entrance fees
Horseback riding (as specified in itinerary)

Not Included:

Personal shopping
Insurance
Alcohol
Additional activities
Fight tickets
Gathering Point: In front of the Gandirs building (to the right of the State Department Store)
Distance: Approximately 360 km one-way (last 50 km of the road unpaved)
​To Pack: Warm clothes, additional blankets/sleeping bags, snacks to eat between meals.

Highlights

Perfect introduction to Mongolia for first time visitors
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Get up close to native wildlife
More calling: Altai Tavan bogd national park is Mongolia famaus national park.
Perfect introduction to Mongolia for first time visitors
Private guide for a more personalized experience
Get up close to native wildlife
More calling: Altai Tavan bogd national park is Mongolia famaus national park.Altai Tavan Bogd National Park is a national park in Bayan-Ölgii Province of western Mongolia. to Olgiy in Altai tavan bogd nat.park. eparture by 4wd minivans (Forgons) Shiveet Hairhan. Huiten (4374m and the highest), Tsaagan River (White River) .  biggist ice river in Mongolia. small community is Tuva people and Kazak family. Altai Mountains range, Holy White peak. fishing Hoton Lake in bayanulgii province. visit Kazakh Eaglehunter's family. distinct kazakh ambience, instead of a Buddhist monastery it has a mosque. Glaciers and meet Uriakhai people. Trekking to/from Tavanbogd Massif.EAGLE FESTIVAL ADVENTURE, 2018

 

Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive in Khovd
From Khovd we will drive up to Ulgii. Stay overnight in a local guest house.

Lunch and Dinner
DAY 2 Golden Eagle Festival
Stay overnight in a local guest house.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 3 Golden Eagle Festival Part 2
In the early afternoon we will drive to the Sagsai soum where the eagle hunters’ family lives.We will stay overnight with the family and learn how to train and feed eagles. (1 hour driving).

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 4 Tavan Bogd National Park
After breakfast we will drive to Tavan Bogd National Park. In the park we will stay at the winter camp of Tuvan people. We will also visit a nearby petroglyph site. (5-6 hours driving).

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 5 Horseback at Tavan Bogd Mountain
After breakfast we will drive to the Tavan Bogd Mountain and ride a horse (3 - 4 hour ride) to the base camp, where we will admire the highest peaks in Mongolia and the famous Potanin Glacier. In the evening we will return to stay with the same family.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 6 Back to Ulgii
After breakfast we will drive back to Ulgii and stay in a local guest house.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 7 Khoomii Singing
After breakfast you will leave Ulgii and drive back to Khovd. In the city you will visit the local khoomii singers and learn the basics of singing khoomii.

Stay overnight in a local hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 8 Khar-Us National Park
Today we will drive to Khar-Us National Park located about 40 kilometers east of Khovd. Khar-Us is the second largest freshwater lake in Mongolia with an average depth of just 4 meters (be cautious of mosquitoes).

Stay overnight with a local family. Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 9 Horseback at Khar-Us Lake
Stay overnight with a local family.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 10 Horseback at Khar-Us
Lake In the late afternoon return to Khovd. Stay overnight in a hotel.

Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
DAY 11 Return to UB
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to UB.

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