Altai Tour Company organized and celebrated Eagle Festival with participation from Mongolia's Eagle Union, Local Governance, and local independent companies in Ulgii. As many as 100 Eagle hunters come to compete in the Eagle hunting Festival that lasts two days. It is our custom to expend the service for tourists who want to stay longer and try different activities.

Trip Dates
Oct 04-07, 2024

2 travelers $535 per person
3-5 travelers: $450 per person
6-9 travelers: $375 per person
10+ travelers: $325 per person

UB-Ulgii round-trip airfare
$520 per person

Single supplement
$90 per person

Festival event

  • Opening ceremony and Golden Eagle hunter’s parade.
  • Concert of local musical Dramatic Teather .
  • Visit local museum.

Golden Eagle hunters compotation

  • Eagle hunters displaying his Eagle and hunting outfit and accessories. This time judges select best Eagle masterful Eagle and her own also will give a score his hunting clothes.
  • Eagle hunter’s land upon his arm.
  • Catching “Shirga” and training by Eagle .
  • You can see traditional games “Kukbar tartu” and “Kyz kuar”

Tour Itinerary

Day 1, Oct 4.. Arrival in Ulgii

Flight to Ulgii. Drive to Sagsai village visit traditional Kazakh families to observe how eagles are trained.  Overnight at ger camp in Altai Lodge. /L,D/

Day 2, Oct 5. The Golden Eagle Festival

Opening Ceremony/Competition

The official opening ceremony commences with the participants parading in on horseback with their eagles. The competition begins with each Kazakh displaying his hunting outfit and accessories. The most elaborate and beautiful clothing and accessories are given the highest points. In the afternoon, the Golden Eagles will be evaluated for their speed and agility. The eagles will be released from a cliff and their owner will stand below and signal for them to land upon their arm, as they do during hunting. Those with the fastest times and best technique will be awarded the highest scores. In the evening, attend a Kazakh play in honor of the Kazakhs and their eagles.

Overnight at ger camp in Altai Lodge. /B, L, D/

Day 3, Oct 6. Eagle Festival Continues

Competition / Awards Ceremony

Prepare for some exciting action today! The Golden Eagles will be released from a cliff to attack fox skins that will be dragged by their owner on horseback. The eagles will be judged on their success of grabbing the “fox,” their speed, and “gripping”technique. As the points for the competitions are being tallied, the Kazakhs will compete in their traditional game called “kukbar” which tests one’s horse-riding skills, strength and agility. In the late afternoon, the winners of the festival will be announced at the awards ceremony. In the evening, enjoy a celebration dinner.

Overnight at ger camp in Altai Lodge. /B, L, D/

Day 4, Oct 7. Departure

Transfer to the airport for departure. /B/



What is included in this tour?

  • English speaking guide.
  • All meals during the trip
  • 3 overnights in Altai lodge ger camp in Ulgii
  • With Toyota land cruiser (4*4) including gasoline
  • Ulgii airport transfers
  • Festival tax
  • All sightseeing fees
  • Visa support
  • Drinking water

What is not included in this tour?

  • Internal flights
  • Alcohol beverages
  • visa fee
  • travel insurance,
  • optional tipping camping crew,
  • pre-trip expenses of medical immunizations.
  • International flights
  • Individual equipments
  • Drinks and extra charges in hotels and inns
  • All costs not specified in “Included”

Weight allowance

Mongolia’s domestic flight regulation restricts total allowed weight per person per flight to 15 kg total, including your carry on. The extra weight charge goes at about $2.5 per kg.

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Accommodations & Transportation

Altai lodge ger camp


Eight traditionally gers and 3 houses with private bathroom, provide accommodations for up to fourty guests.The Altai lodge located about 2 km west of the Bayan-Ulgii airport and 8 km from the town of Ulgii.
The lodge has also modern style restaurant, lodge is with modern bathroom facilities including flush toilets and comfortable showers with warm and cold running water fed by a solar 220w power system, and its own clean water deep drilled well. The lodge has full mobile cell phone accessibility.


Land transportation is provided by Toyota Land Cruiser jeeps seating 4 passangers per vehicle. Some roads can be bumby and hard but our drivers are some of the most experienced and reliable in the country.


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