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WHAT TO SEE IN MONGOLIA & WHAT TO DO IN MONGOLIA

ABOUT ALTAI & BAYAN ULGII (OLGII) PROVINCE

What to see and what to do in Mongolia? Here is the best information about what to see in Mongolia. We have collected all the information about top touristic destinations in Mongolia starting from remote western corner of Mongolia and all the way through Gobi desert in central Mongolia to its east. 

Mongolian Altai is wild and amazing place that is worth visiting once in your life this wonderful and sacred place that is hidden deep in Mongolia, the place that is full of adventure, mystery and dignity. Once taking a decision to visit Altai mountains, you will never feel sorry for that decision. It doesn’t matter what kind of tour you will choose you will experience something totally unforgettable, you will fell in love with the Altai Mountains and make you come back here again and again.

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Bayan-Olgii province is located in western part of Mongolia where it is bordering with Russia from north west side, and with china from south west side. There are also Mongolian provinces such as Uvs and Hovd are neighboring with Bayan-Olgii from east north, and east south.

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Kazakhs from Bayan-Olgii province strongly follow the roles of Islamic culture. They have Mosques at the center of the towns. Kazakh nomads have quite similar lifestyle as Mongolian nomads, but with little bit differences.

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Population of Bayan-Olgii province is about 100,000 people. And most of them are ethnic group Kazakhs 89%. And 7% of the population are Urianhais. And rest of the population are Dorvods, Tuvans, Koshuuds. People who are living in this province mostly speak Kazakh language

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Hunting with golden eagles (Aquila chrysaetos) is a traditional art of the Eurasian steppes, particularly defined as “Horse Riding Falconry” or “The Eagle Falconry” in Central Asia. It is a type of falconry.

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The Eagle festival, or Golden Eagle festival is an annual traditional festival in Bayan-Ölgii aimag, Mongolia. In the eagle festival, Kazakh eagle hunters (Burkitshi) celebrate their heritage and compete to catch small animals…

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Nauryz is a very important holiday for Kazakhs, which marks the beginning of a new year. It is celebrated several days starting from 21st of March, the day of the spring equinox.

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Aisholpan is only one girl in the Mongolia who is starting to learn how to train and hold eagle. She is from eagle hunter’s family. In her family starting from grand grandfather to her father and 2 younger brothers of her father are eagle hunters. This Kazakh tradition is taking its new beginning from this family.

Throat singing

The art of Mongolian throat singing is a style in which one or more pitches sound simultaneously over a fundamental pitch, producing a unique sound. The history of Mongolian throat singing…