Mongolia, Classic Eagle Hunting, 8 days LET'S PLAN YOUR TRIP
Hunting with Golden Eagle is one of the most unique features of the Kazakh life. The hunter is https://bluewolftravel.com/adm... 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 grouse
Day 1. Arrive UBArrive Ulaanbaatar, capital of Mongolia .Transfer to the hotel . After lunch, we will do city sightseeing tour. Explore Gandan Monastery and Buddhist center in Ulaanbaatar. Visit Natural History Museum featuring a collection of dinosaur fossils and artifacts produced in Mongolia and in Mid-Asia dating from the Stone Age, with a good display of Mongolian art and culture. Overnight in 4* hotel.
Fly to Olgii and drive to Eagle Hunter's family
Come to airport to catch the flight to Olgii city. Fly 2 hr. Meet by our team. Transfer to our office and tour briefing. Lunch and drive to south about 200 km (5-6 hr). Meet Kazakh Eagle hunter and his family. See the magnificent bird of hunting-golden eagle. Overnight in nomadic style wooden house with family. (BLD)
Altai Kazakh hunting with Golden Eagle
Days 3-6.The Mongolian Kazakhs use for hunting female eagles as far they are bigger mail ones and more aggressive. These eagles are trained to hunt fox, wolves, rabbit and wild cat. Every day going side by side with eagle hunter to hunt mostly fox we learn and enjoy this unique customs of the Mongolian Kazakhs. We have the chance to visit some Kazakh families and feel the grade hospitalities. Every evening we stay with the Kazakh Dombro Player (traditional musical instrument with two strings). Overnights in nomadic style wooden house with family.
Last day evening, we drive back to Olgii. Overnight in local hotel. (BLD)
Early breakfast and transfer to the airport. Take a flight to UB. Transfer to 4* hotel. Second day, after breakfast, transfer to UB airport and depart UB.
Leave only foot prints & take only lifetime of memories home from your Mongolian adventure.