Hunt with Golden Eagle LET'S PLAN YOUR TRIP
Hunting with Golden Eagle is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh life. The hunter is named kusbegi or berkutchi. The experience of wild birds training was gained by Kazakh kusbegi by centuries, the secrets were impacted from the father to the son and kept deep secret. At the present time we can meet few people with such name. These masters have innate gift of wild birds training. For a hunting they tame falcons, golden eagles and eagles. Names of birds are given depending on their appearance and battle characteristics. The hunting with Golden Eagle are during ten centuries. Was considered, to present the teenager a nestling of hunting bird, means, to wish to him to begin courageous, strong dzhigit.
To train golden eagle – it is the high art. The caught bird gradually accustom to the owner. For it berkutchi some nights doesn't close eyes and interdicts to sleep golden eagle. The bird can take feed (bits of uncooked meat) only from hands of the owner. After bird will get used to the hunter- berkutchi, his horse and dog, berkutchi begins to train to hunt for stuffed fox and only then the real hunting begins. Specially trained golden eagle hunts for small animals: rabbits, foxes, and partridge, black hazel grouses.
Day 1. Arrive UB
Fly to Hovd
Arrive Hovd airport and meet by our team (guide, driver and cook). Here we will meet “Hoomii-singers”. The Hovd town was a trade center, located on the northern Silk Road with connections to Russia and China. In 1763 the Manchu administration built the fortress Sagijn Cherem (Castle). An area of about 4 ha was fenced with 3m high and 2m wide walls. Now all 18 Mongolian ethic groups live in this province. After a lunch, drive to Durgun village, where is possible meeting with Green Toro. Overnight in local hotel. (BLD)
Drive to Blue Goat Nat. Park
After breakfast, we drive 160kms (4-5hrs ) to northwest to come Kazakh Nomadic family, which is located just on the north-west side of Blue Goat Nat. Park. Overnight in wooden house. (BLD)
Eagle Hunting (horse riding and eagle hunting)
Every day, going on horseback/hike with Kazakh Eagle hunter by the wild big remote mountains, we can watch and have a part in hunting with golden eagle for rabbit, fox, wild cat and other animals. This place has many wild endangers animals and birds like snow leopard, Altai argali and Ibex, lynx, wolverine and bearded vulture, black vulture, different kinds of falcons, golden eagle, and others. Staying with Eagle hunter, you can learn some hunting skills with golden eagle. Overnights in wooden house. (BLD). Last day, afternoon drive (4-5 hrs, 200 km) and reach Olgii. Overnight in local hotel. Welcome dinner with short Kazakh concert in Blue Wolf restaurant. (BLD)
Fly back to
Early breakfast and transfer to airport. Transfer to 4* hotel. (B) You will have a full day to explore the sprawling city of retro architecture, thrilling nightlife, wild traffic and exciting commerce. There’s plenty to see, do and eat – your guide will recommend some of the best places to dine at
After early breakfast, transfer to UB airport. (B) Leave Mongolia with full of unforgettable memories.