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Internationale groepsreis Mongolia Eagle Festival: Steppes, Deserts & Nomads

From Mongolia's vast steppe to eagle hunting in the Altai Mountains
18 dagen vanaf € 5.049,- (excl. vlucht)


  • All breakfasts, 15 lunches and 16 dinners included.Traditional Mongolian diets are very meat and dairy heavy. Whilst there will be opportunities to try some of these products such as dry-curd and fermented mare’s milk, the meals provided in the ger camps are generally western meals, at times with an Asian influence. There will normally be some form of soup and salad as well as a main course and desert. Vegetarians are generally well catered for, if you are vegetarian or have other dietary requirements please make sure to inform us in advance. Breakfasts can vary from place to place, some are buffet style whilst others are set, normally cereal, bread and possibly a hot dish will be provided. On some days a pack lunch will be provided, this is often still a proper meal (though without the soup). Water is provided and will generally be from 5L water-containers so make sure to bring a water bottle to decant into. Tea, coffee, soft drinks, beer, vodka and (most of the time) wine are available to buy at the ger camps. There is opportunity to buy snacks in Ulaanbaatar and on a couple other occasions along the way when we drive through towns or villages.


  • Culture
  • Festival Holidays
  • Natural Wonders
  • Cultural Wonders
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18 dagen vanaf € 5.049,-

Route 18 daagse groepsrondreis Mongolia Eagle Festival: Steppes, Deserts & Nomads

Rolling steppe make way to stark desert; small nomadic ger camps pepper this vast land where camels and goats are herded on horseback, fermented mare’s milk is the tipple of choice, sand dunes are known to ‘sing’ and the first intact dinosaur eggs were found. Genghis Khan went forth from here on horseback to conquer the biggest land empire in history and, to this day, Buddhist and Animist traditions mix. We travel through steppe, mountains and the Gobi Desert exploring the nature and culture of this fascinating, yet little known country before making our way to the far western reaches to visit the Eagle Festival, celebrating the fascinating past time of hunting with eagles and the strong connection the Mongolian people have with their animals and land.This departure of the Eagle Festival tour visits Gobi Gurvansaikhan N. P. at the start of the trip.

  1. Dag 1 - Start Ulaanbaatar.
  2. Dag 2 - Ulaanbaatar sightseeing. 
  3. Dag 3 - Fly to Dalanzadgad; travel through rocky plains of Gobi Gurvansaikhan N.P.
  4. Dag 4 - Hiking around the Flaming Cliffs of Bayanzag.
  5. Dag 5 - Visit the Khongoryn Els, or 'singing sand dunes', the largest dunes in Mongolia.
  6. Dag 6 -  Explore the Singing Sand Dunes and visit a nomadic camel breeding family.
  7. Dag 7 - Explore the region of Bayan Gobi and the Bichigt Khad petroglyphs
  8. Dag 8 - Transfer to Avaikheer via Mt Ikh Bogd.
  9. Dag 9 - Visit Avaikheer Museum; on to Kharkhorin via Shankh Monastery.
  10. Dag 10 - Visit Karakorum and Erdene Zuu Monastery; drive to Mongol Els or 'Little Gobi Desert'.
  11. Dag 11 - Transfer to Khustain Nuruu N.P trek to see wild horses.
  12. Dag 12 - Drive to Terelj National Park.
  13. Dag 13 - Drive to Ulaanbaatar via Genghis Khaan Statue
  14. Dag 14 - Fly to Olgii; visit a nomadic Kazakh village
  15. Dag 15 - Eagle festival.
  16. Dag 16 - Another day at the Eagle Festival
  17. Dag 17 - Fly to Ulaanbaatar; free time in the city.
  18. Dag 18 - End Ulaanbaataar.
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