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This special tour takes you to discover a different world, Bayan Olgii is the only Kazakh province in the Mongolia.
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This special tour takes you to discover a different world, Bayan Olgii is the only Kazakh province in the Mongolia. About 1750 the Kazakhs moved from Kazakhstan to China, Then 1844 the Kazakh leaders Kobesh and Jilhishi lead 500 families from China to a new home in to western Mongolia.
The Mongolian Kazakhs are the only group among the Kazakh who maintain their pure traditional culture and language.
One of their old traditions for which they are famous is the hunt with Golden Eagles, with which they hunt foxes, rabbits and even wolves!
Kazakh women are also famous for their traditional embroidery. They are celebrated for colorful needlework used to decorate the inside of the Gers (nomadic tents).
This is a only chance to stay among regular nomadic families and to share, and learn about their unique lifestyle.
1 May – 10 October
|Group Size||Per Person US$|
|Pax 1 -2||$1220|
|Pax 3 -4||$1130|
|Pax 5 -6||$1005|
|Pax 7 -8||$850|
- All meals during the trip
- Drinking water
- All accommodations during the program
- 2 overnights in 4 star hotel in UB
- 2 overnights stay with Nomadic Family
- 1 overnights in local hotel or ger camp in Ulgii
- Transport with Russian vans (4*4) including gasoline
- All airport transfers
- Local guide(s)
- Home stay fee
- All sightseeing fees
- Visa support
- Local flights (Ulaan Bataar-Ulgii-Ulaan Bataar)
- Sleeping bag
- International flights
- Travel insurance
- Charges for excess baggage
- Airport taxes
- Individual equipment
- Drinks and extra charges in hotels and inns
- All alcoholic drinks
- All costs not specified in “Included”
Arrival at Ulaan Baatar
Upon your arrival in Ulaan Baatar you will be met by one of our representatives and, after checking in at your hotel, we will take you on a city sightseeing tour. (Hotel)
You will fly to Olgii in Western Mongolia
You will fly to Olgii in Western Mongolia, about 3 hour flight. Ulgii is the capital of the province of Bayan-Ulgii, the home the Kazakh people of Mongolia. At the local airport you will be met by an English-speaking guide, a driver, and an expedition cook. After lunch we will drive to Dayan Lake. On the way we will see the ancient Deer Stones and Balbal Stones, 6th to 8th century Turkish burial markers. We will arrive before dinner at the Ger Camp of our Kazakh guest family. We will stay overnight in one of the Gers, together with members of our guest family. Kazakh families are quite large, consisting of three generations, grandparents, parents and children. (Ger/B/L/D)
Those days we will spend the day with a Kazakh family
Those days we will spend the day with a Kazakh family, We’ll get up same time with nomadic people, experience the milking cows,
There will be plenty to see and do. Riding with Kazakh herdsmen if you want, watch how they take care of their animals and help them with processing diary products and sample their traditional food. Explore the real way of living of regular nomadic family. To personally experience their friendliness and hospitality.
The Eagle hunters will show us their training methods and you will be introduced to the art of eagle hunting and can talk with the hunters ( Trough an interpreter) about how he trains and hunts with his eagle. The tradition of hunting with Eagles goes back thousands of years in central Asia.
You will also see how Kazakh embroidery is made. If you want you can take a few hours of embroidery lessons. Kazakh women are celebrated for colorful their needlework used to decorate the inside of their Gers and house.
Today is our last day stay with our nomadic friends to celebrate it we will have big dinner such us Besbarmak.
Besbarmak meaning “Five fingers” because the meal is eaten with the hands. This is a delicious stewed mutton, horsemeat sausages, all types of fresh vegetables, homemade noodles sprinkled with parsley and onions.
Last day after lunch we’llsay “good bye” to our Kazakh friends and we drive back to Ulgii. There we will visit the local Muslim Mosque, open market and museum and do our shopping including famous Gobi cashmere and for local art and handicrafts. You will stay overnight in a local hotel and enjoy the luxury of a hot shower!
(Breakfast and lunch with Kazakh family, Diner at Hotel in Ulgii)
Fly to Ulaanbaatar
In the morning after breakfast we’ll transfer to the Olgii Airport and check-in. Fly to Ulaanbaatar and farewell dinner. (Hotel/B/L/D)
Transfer to airport for departture (B)