Golden Eagle Festival is absolutely something different from the way you live and must-see attraction in the world. In western Mongolia, deep within the Altai mountain range, an ancient tradition of hunting with Golden Eagles is still alive. The Kazakhs of Mongolia train their eagles to hunt for rabbits and foxes. Once a year, hunters from all over Bayan-Olgii province gather to celebrate this traditional skill and compete against each other challenges that show off the abilities of both birds and their trainers. Prizes are awarded for the fastest eagle, the best traditional Kazakh dress, and more. Various folklore performances are given during the festival. This festival will take place between late September and early October annually. We take you to participate in this regional festival and also to visit with Kazakh families, join the hunters on hunting trips, and see different sights in Bayan Olgii province, home of the Kazakh minority in Mongolia.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Chinggis Khaan International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|