Kazakh people have traditions of hunting small animals with the aid of birds of prey such as falcons, hawks, and eagles. For centuries in the central Asian steppe, falconry was a royal game of the Khans and nobles. An ancient custom has survived among Kazakhs who live in the Altai Mountain of Mongolia. This unforgettable festival displays the best Kazakh hunters’ supreme skills and therefore you can witness an art of the man and bird friendship at the same time.
At the arrival meet guide and transfer to the hotel**** to check in. Visit Chinggis Khaan museum and tour to the Chinggis Khaan Statue, the biggest equestrian statue in the world - 40 meters tall stainless-steel statue symbolically pointed east towards his birthplace, on the bank of the Tuul River at Tsonjin Boldog. Overnight at hotel****. (L+D)
In the festival eagle training Kazakh nomads celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with specially trained golden eagles, showing off the skills of both the birds and their trainers. Prizes are awarded for speed, agility and accuracy, as well as for the best traditional dress and groomed horses. The festival incorporates an opening ceremony, parade, cultural exhibitions, demonstrations and handcrafts at the venue. Horse racing, Uriankhai archery and the highly entertaining Bushkashi – goat skin tug of war on horseback. A Folk Kazakh performance will be held at the venue. Continues to shopping Mongolian cashmere and souvenir. Overnight at hotel****. (B+L+D)
You will be transferred from your hotel to the international departure airport. (B)
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