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Eagle Hunting and Altai Mountains Trekking Tour
(7 days)

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Most exciting experiences of the tour
  • See eagle training and eagle hunting
  • Visit and stay with Kazakh family
  • Explore petroglyphs and balbal stones
  • Hiking through glacial valley of the snow-capped Altai Mountains
  • Join with eagle hunters and go to mountains riding horses
  • Stay at traditional dwelling ger
  • Duration: 6 nights/7 days
  • Tour grade: Moderate
  • Group size: At your request
  • Available: 10 May to 15 September
PLACES VISITED

Eagle hunting with Kazaks, Ulgii town in Bayan-Ulgii province, Shiveet Khaikhan Mountain and Botanin Glacier in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

DETAILED ITINERARY
Day 1: Fly to Ulgii, visit eagle hunting Kazaks and horse riding

Meet at your hotel and transfer to the airport for a flight to Ulgii, a central town of Bayan-Ulgii province. Land in Ulgii after 2.5 hours flight. Meet your local guide and driver. Have a short tour of the provincial center town Ulgii and the journey continues to Altantugts sum. Visit an eagle training Kazakh family and discover their unique lifestyle, try Kazakh foods. Overnight with the Kazakh family/in the tent.

What’s Included: Camping, domestic flight
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Go to mountains and see the Eagle Hunting

We will mount on horses (driving is available if you do not have much horse riding experience) and go to nearby mountains to see how the Kazakhs hunt with the Eagles. Hunting real animals will require days sometimes. Therefore, they use baits for the eagle hunting demonstration. Today, we also see balbal stones and petroglyphs. In the afternoon, drive to the provincial center town Ulgii.

What’s Included: Ger camp, horse riding, eagle hunting
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Shiveet Hairhan Mountain in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Drive to the national park along the Tsaagan Gol (White River). After the driving of 6-7 hours, we will arrive at Shiveet Ulaan Mountain in Altai Tavanbogd National Park where numerous Tuvan nomads live. Shiveet Hairhan Mountain is holy for them.

What’s Included: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Adventures in Altai Tavan Bogd National Park

Tavanbogd means “The Holy Five.” They are the Mongolian highest peak Huiten 4374 m above sea level, Naran, Ulgii, Burget and Nairamdal peaks. All snowcapped. With the supports of camels, we will trek for 20 km to the base camp area close to the 20 km long Potanina glacier. We will camp in an area which allows us to have breathtaking views of the stunning, eye capturing peaks of the snow-capped mountains.

What’s Included: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Trek back Shiveet Ulaan Mountain

We trek 20 km back Shiveet Ulaan Mountain and arrive at our vehicle. If you wish, you can explore some prehistoric rock drawings.

What’s Included: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Drive to Ulgii

We arrive at Ulgii after 7-8 hours bumpy roads driving. Check in a hotel and be refreshed from the adventures.

What’s Included: Ger camp
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Fly back Ulaanbaatar and city tour

We arrive in Ulaanbaatar after 2.5 hours’ flight. Transfer to an accommodation of your own booking

What’s Included: domestic flight, airport transfer
Meals: Breakfast

Tour price per person
  • 2 PAX
    1575$
  • 3 PAX
    1265$
  • 4 PAX
    1110$
    (more attractive price for more than 4 PAX)
Discounts:
  • For children of a family trip
  • One free space for every 16 pax
  • Low season discount:
    5-10%
    (May, September, October)
  • Please contact us for more trip details.
The tour includes:
  • 1 day with Kazakhs
  • 2 nights at ger camps (Double/twin share)
  • 3 nights in the tent
  • English speaking guide
  • Four wheels driving vehicle
  • Horse riding
  • Return domestic flight
  • 2*0.5 liter bottled water per person per day
  • Entry fees to the museums and the national parks
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
The tour excludes:
  • Items of personal nature
  • Bar bills, laundry, telephone calls
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Visa Fee
  • International transportation
  • Optional activities and additional services
  • Single supplements
  • Excess baggage fee in the domestic flight
  • Gratiuty for the guides and drivers
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