Golden Eagle Festival Photo Tour

Photo tour in Altai Mountains Range and Golden Eagles. This tour gives you a great opportunity to photograph Kazakh Nomadic Eagle Hunter in Western Mongolia and natural beauties of Altai Mountains Range. Visit local families and photograph their daily nomadic lifestyle. Explore vast steppe, highest mountains of Mongolia, one of the biggest lakes and longest glaciers of Mongolia. Private photo shooting with a spectacular Golden Eagle and Eagle Hunters. Finally, you will participate for the Eagle Festival which takes place in the heart of Altai. Experience the cultural activities such as Bushkashi, Kiz Kuar, Tenge Ilu and tournament between Eagle Hunters.

  • TOUR PRICE1330 USD (2pax) 
  • TRAVEL TIME: September
  • GROUP SIZE: 1-8



  • Authentic Culture
  • Wild Nature
  • Long kept Eagle Hunting tradition


Day 1. Fly Ulaanbaatar to Ulgii, Sagsai Village

Upon your arrival to Ulgii airport, our expedition team you welcome you. Start driving to Sagsai village to Eagle Hunter's home.

Overnight with the family

Golden Eagle Festival Mongolia

Day 2. Photographing day

Before the sunrise go to shooting area and start shooting photos. If you are looking for group of eagle hunters, we can suggest no less than 3 and more than 5 hunters for groups photos. You can photograph the hunters individually and with a group.

Photographing activities:

  • Portrait photos
  • Galloping with Eagles
  • Photograph while eagle is flying to his owner
  • Photograph while eagle is catching the fake fox and more.   

Stay with the family

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Day 3. Portrait photo day

After early breakfast visit local Eagle Hunter families and shoot portrait photos. 

Back to Ulgii and stay in hotel

Kazakh Eagle Festival Photo Tour

Day 4-5. Golden Eagle Festival

Golden Eagle Festival starts with a parade of eagle hunters dressed in traditional Kazakh hunting clothes, riding specially trained horses, and holding majestic golden eagles in their arms. Golden Eagle Festival takes place for 2 days and great opportunity to see different eagle hunters from various regions of Western Mongolia

You will be staying in a hotel or ger camp in Ulgii

Golden Eagle Mongolia

Day 6. Fly to Ulaanbaatar

After experiencing a beautiful nature and astounding culture of Western Mongolia, you will fly back to Ulaanbaatar.


Ulaanbaatar capital city of Mongolia

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  • English Speaking Guide
  • Domestic flight
  • Transportation
  • Accommodation
  • Meals
  • Crew members (Cook,Camelman,Driver)
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance Fees
  • National Park Fees



  • International flight
  • Optional tipping of crew members
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Medical immunization



  • Sleeping bag (-10 Celsius or below)
  • Comfortable, waterproof boots
  • Trekking poles 
  • Personal medication and basic first aid kit
  • Water bottle
  • Water purifying tablets optional ( we supply bottled water)
  • Basic personal toiletries
  • Flashlight 
  • Power bank and spare batteries
  • Sun cream, sun hat and sunglasses
  • Nice camera is suggested
  • Mosquito repellent