ABOUT GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL

Golden Eagle festival is an annual traditional festival in Bayan-Ölgii aimag (Western Mongolia). Eagle Hunters celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals such as foxes and hares with specially trained golden eagles...

 

DETAILED ABOUT THIS FESTIVAL:

1st day
  • Opening ceremony 
  • Traditional parade
  • All eagle hunters will show their decorated horses and hunting outfits. (This is 1st step of eagle competition)
  • Calling eagle on arm. ( Eagle will be released from top of mountain, and trainer must meet up eagle from the bottom just among people down. This is second step of competition)
  • Traditional concert at local theater

2nd day

  • Eagle hunters will be dragging death animal skins, but eagle must catch this skin pretending it is real fox or any live animal. ( This is 3rd competition) 
  • There will be other entertaining wild games such as Push Cashy (fighting for death goat body) 
  • Women chasing game "Kyz Kuar" 
  • Winner awording ceremony​
YOU CAN COMBINE GOLDEN EAGLE FESTIVAL TOUR WITH ANY OTHER TOURS

Hunting with Eagle + Golden Eagle festival tour 2 days
Classic tours  + Golden Eagle festival tour 2 Days
Trekking in Altai + Golden Eagle festival tour 2 days
Horse trail tour + Golden Eagle festival tour 2 days