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Berkutchi festival in Mongolia

Golden Eagle festival is one of the brightest and eye-catching show, that takes place in western Mongolia every year. Hundreds of eagle hunters 'berkutchi' in national suits are coming together, to find out, who is the best hunter of the year. Along the festival, we will see endless Mongolian steppe landscapes and will stay in national 'yurta' houses by the shores of mountain lakes.
Comfortable tour for everyone: accommodation in 'yurtas' or tourists camps, meal made by our personal chef, who will follow us during whole tour.


Tour Schedule

Day 1, Meeting at the airport (October 1)

Meeting at the airport of Barnul. Transfer to Kosh Agach, by the famous Chuya Highway, across whole Altai. Road is very scenery, we will cross mountain passes and steppes of autumn Altai.

Day 2 (October 2)

We will cross Mongolia border in the morning and will go directly to the festival nearby area.
Accommodation in national Mongolian mobile houses 'yurta', set for us at the bank of the river Hovd, close to the Bayan Olgii.

Day 3 (October 3)

Whole day we will stay at the berkutchi festival, enjoying that feeling, as you moved 7 hundred years back in history.

Day 4 (October 4)

In the morning we will stay at the festival and will move to the Hoton Noor lake in the afternoon. Accommodation at the lake shore in yurtas.

Day 5 (October 5)

Whole day wi will stay at on the most beautiful lakes of Mongolia - Hoton Noor.

Day 6 (October 6)

Wake up early in the morning. Transfer to Bayan Olgii village.

Day 7 (October 7)

We will cross the border with Russia and will stay in Kurai village for the night. Here we will enjoy beautiful scenery of autumn Altai.

Day 8 (October 8)

Transfer by Chuya Highway to Barnaul. Accommodation in the hotel.


The sequence of the tour program activities might be changed due to the weather conditions or other factors.

Meal:

We will have our own professional chef, who will take care about early breakfasts, outdoor lunches and dinners in hotels and yurta houses. We won't need to think about making coffee or meal on the go.

Equipment:

With the summer wearing (short trousers, t-shirt and sandals), you need to take wearing for cold seasons. Temperatures may vary from +20 C during the day to -5 C in the night. You will need sleeping bag for yurta accommodation as well.

Required equipment and gear

  • DSLR or MILC camera
  • Lenses: wide (16-35, 12-24, 24-58, 24-70б etc.), normal (24-58, 24-70 etc.), telephoto (70-200, 70-300, 100-400 etc.)
  • Gradient (hard, soft) and CPL filters
  • Tripod and remote shutter release device
  • Headlight or torch for the night shooting
  • Spare batteries
  • Sleeping bag with comfort temperature 0°C or lower (might be snow and quite cold weather)
  • Windproof trousers
  • Winter trousers
  • Down jacket
  • Windproof jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Buff or similar head cover
  • Hat and gloves
  • Towel
  • Hiking boots
  • Spare footwear (sneakers)

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