Golden Eagle Festival Mongolia With Karakorum

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11-August-2019 To 22-August-2019

Mongolia is famous for being the homeland of Genghis Khan, his mighty Mongol Empire and a nomadic people whose lives have not changed in many ways from the days of the Mongolian Empire. This fantastic Mongolia tour will take you on the paths of Great Mongol Empire to the historic sites from 13th century and the UNESCO world heritage Orkhon River Valley to introduce Mongolia from historical and cultural perspective.

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All about the Golden Eagle Festival Mongolia With Karakorum.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy the Bayan Gobi & gorgeous rocky mountain at Khugnu Khan nature reserve
  • Visit legendary monastery Erdene Zuu, the first Buddhist monastery in Central Mongolia founded in 1586
  • Experience the Kazakh nomadic lifestyle and see how the eagles are trained at the spot
  • Enjoy ‘Golden Eagle Festival’, is an annual traditional festival held in Bayan-Ölgii aimag.

 

FACT FILE

  • Type of Tour : Road Trip
  • Grade : Moderate
  • Tour Duration : 9 Nights / 10 Days
  • Tour Date : 11-August-2019 to 22-August-2019
  • Ex-Destination : Ulaanbaatar
  • Reporting Time & Venue : hrs at Ulaanbaatar Airport
  • Dispersal Time & Venue : hrs at Ulaanbaatar Airport
  • Accommodation (Nights) : Hotel – 03 (3 Star); Ger camps – 07
  • Food Plan : 10 Breakfast, 09 lunches & 10 Dinners
  • Travel & Transport : Transfers & Sightseeing by (4WD Russian vans + Experienced drivers) in Olgii area. (Korean van/County bus + Experienced drivers) in UB and around
  • Estimated Tour Cost per Person : USD 3100/- (On twin sharing basis)
  • Requisite Group Size : 10 pax
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

Travel

  • Private transfers (4WD Russian vans + Experienced drivers) in Olgii – 4 people in one van.
  • Private transfers (Korean van/County bus + Experienced drivers) in UB and around.
  • Airport transfers

 

Others

  • Full-time services of a English speaking local guide throughout the tour.
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees according to the itinerary.
  • 2-hour horse riding fee in Khustai.
  • 1 hour camel riding fee in Elsen tasarkhai.
  • Golden Eagle Festival ticket and arrangement.
  • Kazakh family visit arrangement.
  • Olgii- Ulaanbaatar RT ticket + tax (10 + 5 kg luggage free).
  • 5 l x 3 bottled water per day.
  • Visa support invitation letter where applicable.
  • Exclusive Golden Eagle Festival tour souvenir!.
  • One experienced Tour Leader from “Countryside Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd.”.
Whats not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Goods and Service Tax as applicable.
  • International Flight Fares + Tax
  • Visa Fees (Quoted Separately)
  • Optional activities (fishing, horse/camel riding, etc.)
  • Drinks during included meals.
  • Other not mentioned meals or refreshments.
  • Other not mentioned tours, activities or extras.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as mineral water, laundry, liquor, etc.
  • Any kind of insurance such as accident, theft, medical, evacuation, etc.
  • Tips to hotel staff, driver, guide, etc.
  • Any extra costs incurred due to extension/change of the itinerary because of natural calamities, flight delays, road blocks, vehicle breakdown, etc. factors beyond the control of “Countryside Adventure Holidays Pvt. Ltd.” and its associates.
  • Items not specified in the above in “Cost Includes‟.
  1. Day 1 Arrival in Ulaanbaatar

    Arrive in Ulaanbaatar, meet at the airport after custom formalities and transfer to your hotel. The remainder of the day is for you to get over jet lag and take a good rest before your wonderful journey across Mongolia starts. Welcome dinner at local restaurant.

    Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

    Meals: Dinner.

  2. Day 2 Ulaanbaatar – Elsen Tasarkhai

    In the early morning, we will drive to Elsen Tasarkhai (Bayan gobi) and Khugnu Khan nature reserve where the gorgeous rocky mountain and mini version of sand dunes are. Transfer to camp near the Mongol Els Sand Dunes. Subsequently, we will visit to a camel breeder family which is a great way to learn more about nomadic lifestyle and people of Mongolia. Enjoy 1 hour of camel riding by the sand dune areas. We visit to the Erdene Khamba Khiid Buddhist surviving temple from the Great Repression in 1930s in Hogno Khaan Nature Reserve Park which will give you a great view of surroundings.

    Overnight: Ger Camp.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  3. Day 3 Elsen Tasarkhai - Karakorum

    Breakfast and we drive to ancient capital Karakorum. We visit legendary monastery Erdene Zuu, the first Buddhist monastery in Central Mongolia founded in 1586 and its surroundings the Turtle Rock and the Phallic stone, etc. Arrive and check into your accommodation at ger camp, and enjoy lunch. We will visit the Karakorum museum which gives a good introduction to Central Mongolia, its’ history and the UNESCO world heritage site Orkhon river valley.

    Overnight: Ger Camp.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  4. Day 4 Karakorum - Khustai

    This morning we will drive to Hustai National park. Arrive there by before afternoon. Then, we will drive into the Hustai National Park which is one of the most popular national parks of Mongolia through the rolling steppes. We will see the wonderful Takhi wild horses and other wildlife. Overnight at Hustai Ger Camp. Try 2 hour of horseback riding today.

    Overnight: Ger Camp.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  5. Day 5 Khustai - Ulaanbaatar

    Today we drive back to Ulaanbaatar and start the city tour with a visit to Gandan Monastery housing 26m statue of Bodhisattva, the National history museum and Sukhbaatar square. Lunch at the local restaurant. Afternoon visit to Zanabazar’s fine art museum. Enjoy traditional folklore concert from magical Tumen Ekh ensemble.

    Overnight: Ulaanbaatar.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  6. Day 6 Ulaanbaatar- Olgii, Bayan-Olgii province

    We catch a flight to Olgii town, meet your local guide at the airport and transfer to your accommodation. Your guide will give you information about Olgii town center of the Bayan-Olgii province. Transfer to the Ger Camp in Olgii. We will visit town bazaar and Olgii museum.

    Overnight: Ger Camp.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  7. Day 7 Day Trip Eagle hunter family

    Today we will leave the town and drive to the eagle trainer Kazakh family home. Get the introduction of Kazakh nomadic lifestyle and see how the eagles are trained at the spot. Enjoy talking to the Kazakh nomads and experience real nomadic hospitality. Lunch at the family and we will see private eagle demonstration of training. Transfer back to Olgii to our Ger Camp.

    Overnight: Ger Camp.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  8. Day 8 Golden Eagle Festival

    These two days you will enjoy seeing the competition of the best trained eagles. Besides the eagle competition, there are various games and contests such as Kukhbar, horse race, couple show, and many more. Eagle competition is consisting of 2 sections. One is checking the well-trained eagle by seeing how the eagles are landing on their owner’s hand and the other one is the contest of how the eagles are trained to catch the prey (PS: preys are stuffed animals not live).

    Overnight: Ger Camp

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  9. Day 9 Golden Eagle Festival

    These two days you will enjoy seeing the competition of the best trained eagles. Besides the eagle competition, there are various games and contests such as Kukhbar, horse race, couple show, and many more. Eagle competition is consisting of 2 sections. One is checking the well-trained eagle by seeing how the eagles are landing on their owner’s hand and the other one is the contest of how the eagles are trained to catch the prey (PS: preys are stuffed animals not live).

    Overnight: Ger Camp

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  10. Day 10 Olgii town – Ulaanbaatar city, Short City Sightseeing

    Today, we will take a local flight from Ulgii town back to Ulaanbaatar city. Arrive in the city by the morning/afternoon (flight time will be informed). We visit Buddha park and Zaisan memorial hill which is dedicated for the war heroes from Khalkh Gol 1939 war and World War 2. Enjoy the panoramic view of the city. Farewell dinner at the restaurant and transfer to the hotel.

    Overnight: Ulaanbaatar

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

  11. Day 11 Final departure

    You will be transferred to the airport after breakfast. End of service.

     

    End of arrangements…

Accommodation & Food

  • Twin/double share at Best Western Premier Tuushin hotel**** – 3 nights.
  • Twin/double share at standard tourist camps – 7
  • 10 Breakfast, 09 lunches & 10 Dinners.