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SPRING EAGLE FESTIVAL and SNOW LEOPARD EXPLORE-2018, 10 days, from 1740 USD, Mongolia

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Snow Leopards are one of the most elusive of all the big cats in the world. Called Irbis by the Mongols. Most people will know it exists in the Himalaya, Pamir, and Hindukush in Inner Asia. Actually, Mongolia (Mongolian Altai) has a reasonably large number of Snow Leopard (second only to China) and with its limited areas of suitable habitat, harbors the d...

MONGOLIA-CLASSIC EAGLEHUNTING-2017, 10 days, from 1245 USD, Mongolia

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Eaglehunting is a Altai Kazakh tradition dating back about 2000 years (Marco Polo mentions it). Kazakh people use female eagles as they are one-third heavier than the males and far more aggressive. The eagles are trained to hunt hairs, wild cat, ibex, foxes and wolves (eagles have eight times more acute than humans), and release them to the hunter, who cl...