Winter festival


  • Be amazed scenic Golden eagle festival and unique tradition of hunting with eagle.
  • See graceful mother ocean Khuvsgul lake, where the Ice festival is held.
  • Visit to nomadic family, discover nomadic lifestyle.


Discover the nomadic life in Winter, on the occasion of the celebrations held for the Ice Festival and the Eagles Festival.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Ulan Bator, Murun, Ulaanbaatar, Gorkhi-Terelj national park – totally 4 hours flight, 160 km on-road
DURATION 10 days, 9 nights
GROUP OF SIZE 2-9 people
  • Domestic flights
  • All transfers including arrivals and departures
  • Accommodation: 3 nights in tourist camp, 4 nights in hotel, 2 nights in tent
  • All meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner (An overview of the dining menu is tailored to the traveler's request)
  • All camping equipment & facilities
  • Water and soft drink
  • Vehicle 4x4 or minivan
  • Expert local guide
  • Support vehicles
  • All entrance fees, activities and excursion listed in the itinerary
  • Travel Insurance
  • Alchoholic drinks
  • International airfares and departure taxes
  • Visa fee (if applicable)
  • Items of a personal nature such as phone calls, laundry, etc
  • Single room supplement

Day 1 (Feb 29) Arrival in Ulan Bator.

  • Arrival at the airport, meeting with us. Transfer to your hotel, settling in, and rest.
  • Appointment at 12 o'clock at your hotel with your guide. He will take you to the restaurant of your choice.
  • Let's immerse ourselves in the heart of the Mongolian history, in the wonderful National Museum.Walk in the centre of Ulan Bator. Discovery of Chinggis khan square and the House of Parliament.
  • Overnight in the hotel. (L+D)


Day 2. ​(March 01) Flight to the Khuvsgul National Park

  • In the morning, meet our representative at your hotel lobby. Drive to the airport and we will have a flight to Murun, (Approx. on air 560 km, 1.5 hour & paved road 120 km, 2 hours) Arrival in Murun, meet you guide and  a local driver will take you and will drive to Khuvsgul National Park.
  • Overnight at Ger camp in shore of Khuvsgul lake (B+L+D)


Day 3. ​(March 02) Ice festival opening ceremony

  • Attend Ice festival opening ceremony, Ice carving competition, Ice Sumo wrestling, Ankle bone shooting, and Shaman Ceremony and National Folklore concert.
  • Watch the bonfire, sacrificing a shamanic ceremony. Discover fascinating Tsaatan people's way of life.
  • Free hiking by the lakeshore and horse sledding.
  • Overnight in Ger camp. (B+L+D) 


Day 4. ​(March 03) Attend the Ice festival and fly back to Ulan Bator

  • Watch a marathon of skaters and a horse sled racing on the lake. After lunch, you will be driven back to Murun (Approx. on paved road 120 km, 2 hours, on air 560 km, 1.5 hours) You have opportunity to support locals to buy souvenir shopping.
  • Arrival in Ulan bator and overnight in hotel. (B+L+D) 


Day 5. ​(March 04) Visit to Eagle festival

  • Breakfast at hotel.
  • Drive to "Chinggis khan's khuree" tourist camp. Meet Kazakh ethnic group and an opportunity to see hunter Eagle.
  • Attend enjoyable and fascinating festival. Take great pictures. The Kazakh people have an amazing custom and that is they hunt with specially trained eagles.
  • Overnight in hotel. (B+L+D) 


Day 6-7 (March 05-06) Visit to nomadic family

  • After breakfast, head to the countryside. Visit to nomadic family, Gorkhi-Terelj national park (75 km on-road)
  • Spend two days with a local family of the area, to have a good overview of the nomadic way of life and take part in the daily activities of the family.
  • Overnights in tent. (B+L+D)


Day 8 (March 07)

  • Leave the family, go to the tourist camp.
  • Attend the full day horseback riding through the park, which is considered one of the most scenic areas in all of Mongolia and is a short drive outside of the capital.
  • Overnight in tourist camp. (B+L+D)


Day 9 (March 08) Back to Ulan Bator

  • Short dog sledding tour.
  • After lunch Visit to Turtle Rock, surprising granitic formation.
  • Visit to Chinggis khaan statue complex,.
  • Overnight in hotel. (B+L+D)


Day 10 (March 09) Departure

  • After breakfast, transfer to the airport. The end of the service.

Self-drive: It is possible to drive the car itself during the trip and it will be extra charge.


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Price (Pax/Group)

* The price per person will depend on the size of the group. 

Number of travelers Price
Pax 3 USD 
per person
Pax 4-6 USD
per person
Pax 7-9 USD 
per person

Schedule 2020 & 2021

29 February -  03 March 2020
29 February -  03 March 2021

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