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Winter Eagle Tour + Dog Sledding - True Taste of Mongolian Winter
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West Mongolia & National Parks

Winter Eagle Tour + Dog Sledding

$1480

per person

The authentic eagle hunting only happens in winter from October to March. Visit Eagle hunter family and learn from the ancient tradition of hunting. Also enjoy dog sledding in Terelj National Park.

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Duration: 8 days / 7 nights / return domestic flight
Dates: November to March
Group size: min 1
Accommodation:  2 nights’ eagle hunter homestay, 1 night in local hotel and 2 nights in tourist Ger camp
Activities: Easy hiking / Eagle hunting / Wildlife / Sightseeing / Dog sledding / Horse riding

Tour Highlights

– Witness Mongolian winter – snowy hill, mountain, iced river, wildlife and life below zero
Meet eagle hunter family and learn from the ancient tradition
Ride horse to the mountain with eagle hunter for hunting
– Watch traditional Kazakh concert & feast on Kazakh traditional food and drinks
– Continue trip to see truly wild horses – Takhi in Khustai National Park
– Explore Terelj National Park and Genghis Khan Statue
– Dog sledding – ride husky dog on frozen river
– Local living – Visit nomadic family and Learn daily chores
– Sleep in Yurt – Tourist Ger camp

Tour Map

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  • Pricing
    Per Person
  • 2 person
    USD 1680
  • 3 to 4 person
    USD 1480
  • More than 4 person
    More attractive price upon request
  • Include
    4WD vehicle transportation
    Bottled water
    Airport pick-up & drop-off
    Meals as indicated
    Fees for activities
    Admission fees
    English speaking guide
    Accommodation as indicated
  • Not Included
    Personal expenses
    Travel insurance
    Tipping(optional)
    Visa application & fees
    International airfares
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Day 1: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia & Free Day

city sightseeing Ger district
  • Arrival in Ulaanbaatar, Capital of Mongolia
  • Our driver will transfer you from Chinggis Khaan International Airport (check available services at the airport to your hotel (30-45 minutes)
  • Free day in Ulaanbaatar (you can explore the city on your own – check suggested attractions to visit in Ulaanbaatar or book our city day tour)
  • Meals: No Meal
  • Accommodation: Check our suggested hotels in Ulaanbaatar (we can book it without service charge)
  • Distance: 30-40 minutes ride to the city center depending on city traffic
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Day 2: Fly to Ulgii & Eagle Hunter

landing in mongolia morning lifestyle in mongolian nomads
  • Pick up from the hotel and transfer to the airport
  • Fly to Ulgii town, Western Mongolia
  • Meet your local driver and guide
  • Drive to hunter’s village and meet your hosteagle hunter family
  • Homestay in their winter house or yurt
  • Meals: Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Eagle hunter’s winter house or yurt
  • Distance: Internal flight with Hunnu air – 3 hours and local drive 2 hours
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Day 3 : Live with Eagle Hunters

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  • Spend a day with Eagle hunter family
  • Ride horse to nearby mountain (1-2 hours’ easy horse ride or you can choose to hike instead)
  • Learn from finding, training and hunting with bird of prey
  • Have traditional Kazakh meals with the family and immerse in the culture
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Eagle hunter’s winter house or yurt
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Day 4: Ulgii City Tour & Traditional concert

wooden house of kazakh family local theater in Ulgii town
  • Leaving the family, we will return to the Ulgii town
  • Tour through the mosque, national museum, main square and bazaar-open market.
  • Visit traditional Kazak art craft shops that offers great opportunity to buy local handmade rugs, handbags and costume.
  • Watch traditional Kazakh concert
  • Enjoy Turkish meal in one of the locally owned restaurant
  • Stay overnight in a local hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard local hotel (double occupancy)
  • Distance: short local drive
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Day 5: Fly to Ulaanbaatar + Khustai National Park

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  • Take a local flight to Ulaanbaatar
  • Upon arrival drive to Hustai National Park
  • Visit information center to learn about wild Przewalski Horses
  • Observe wild horses that are numbered around 400
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp
  • Distance: Internal flight with Hunnu air – 3 hours and 2.5 hours’ drive on paved and dirt road
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Day 6 : Genghis Khan Statue + Terelj National Park

  • Meet nomadic herder – learn daily chores including milking, rounding livestock and processing dairy products
  • Drive to Genghis Khan Statue Complex
  • Visit museum of the complex and try Mongolian traditional warrior/queen costume
  • Drive to Terelj National Park; beautiful green landscape with unique Rocky Mountains and rivers
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Standard tourist Ger camp
  • Distance: 3 hours’ local drive on dirt road
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Day 7 : Husky Dog Sledding + Terelj

  • Enjoy husky dog sledding for 3 hours in Tuul river valley
  • Visit Turtle Rock; interesting natural rock formation looking like a turtle
  • Hike to Ariyapala Meditation Temple (20-30 minutes) crossing the short trail bridge to 108 stairs
  • Farewell dinner – Mongolian Traditional Food
  • Transfer to the hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Check our suggested hotels in Ulaanbaatar (we can book it without service charge)
  • Distance: 2 hours’ drive on paved road
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Day 8 : Departure

End of tour. Departure from Chinggis Khaan International Airport. Our tour driver will drop you off at the airport approx. 3 hours before your scheduled flight. We are happy to extend your trip to the other destinations of Mongolia (the Gobi desert, Central MongoliaNorthern Mongolia and Eastern Mongolia). Book your trip extension with us and enjoy 5-20% discount for loyalty!

FAQ

We provide excellent accommodation, transportation and quality of service as listed below.

AVAILABILITY ACCOMMODATION
    Nomad family stay in Guest Ger : Unique
    You will experience authentic nomad homestay enjoying hearty meals and drinks with local helping the nomad with daily chores from milking cow, processing dairy products (cooking milk, preparing butter) and rounding up livestock. Based on twin to quadruple occupancy, Guest ger are equipped with beds, sink to wash and table with chairs but no standard toilet, tape water, shower and electricity are provided.
    Local hotel & Guesthouse
    Local hotels & guesthouse have different standards but mostly basic. We use the best and clean local hotel & guesthouses in the region.
MEALS
    We will cater authentic Mongolian and fusion meals as well as European meals during your travel. Special dietary requests such vegetarian, gluten-free and religious meals are available upon request in advance.
TRANSPORTATION & ROAD CONDITION
    Depending on the number of people, we provide 4WD car with A/C including Land cruiser, Lexus jeep and Mitsubishi Delica for comfort and efficiency. More less half of the Mongolian road is dirt and off-beaten. Depending on day-to-day program, we drive on asphalt and dirt road for as little as a couple of hours up to six hours with pleasant stops for toilet, photographs and stretching.
BOOKING & PAYMENT
    To book this tour please complete our online booking form here. To confirm your booking, we require 30% deposit payment via online payment (VISA, MASTER) or bank transfer and balance is expected to be made in 30 days prior to your tour departure. There is no extra card payment or hidden fee. Check our terms and conditions.
WHAT TO PACK
    Travel documents, warm coat/jacket and layers, hiking shoes, raincoat, rubber slippers, sunglasses, sunblock, bandana, lip balm, hat, insect repellent, travel medicine and standard toiletries
    Camera, camera accessories, USB charger, e-book readers, walking stick if necessary, led head torch