Mongolia: Steppes, Deserts & Nomads – Eagle Festival

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  • Attend the Eagle Festival in the remote Altai Mountains
  • Explore Mongolia’s vast wilderness stepp and Gobi Desert
  • Experience traditional nomadic culture


Mongolia: Steppes, Deserts & Nomads – Eagle Festival

Day 1

Start Ulaanbaatar.

Day 2

Transfer to Khustain Nuruu N.P trek to see wild horses.

Day 3

Drive to Little Gobi Desert; visit Khogno Khan Mountain; opportunity for bird and wildlife watching.

Day 4

Karakorum; visit Erdene Zuu Monastery.

Day 5

Transfer to Arvaikheer via Shankh Monastery and explore the museum.

Day 6

Bayan Gobi via Mt Ikh Bogd.

Day 7

Explore the region of Bayan Gobi.

Day 8

Visit the singing sand dunes, the largest dunes in Mongolia.

Day 9

Hiking around the Flaming Cliffs of Bayanzag.

Day 10

Travel through rocky plains of Gobi Gurvansaikhan N.P.
Day 11
Morning flight to Ulaabaatar; afternoon in Terelj National park.

Day 12

Ulaanbaatar via Genghis Khaan Statue.

Day 13

Fly to Olgii; visit a nomadic Kazakh village.

Day 14

Eagle festival.

Day 15

Another day at the Eagle Festival

Day 16

Fly to Ulaanbaatar; free time in the city.

Day 17

End Ulaanbaatar.


  • 4 nights hotels, all en suite and 12 nights ger camp with shared facilities
  • Normally 4 to 16, plus local leader, Min age 16 yrs
  • Travel by 4WD Jeeps, bus and one internal flight
  • This deparure visits Khustain Nuruu N. P. at the start of the trip
  • Countries visited: Mongolia


  • All breakfasts, 14 lunches and 15 dinners
  • All accommodation
  • All transport, including 4WD Jeeps and listed activities
  • All internal flights
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)
  • Arrival & departure transfers


  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation
  • Airport transfers for Land Only passengers
  • Visas


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