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Join our tour to great festivals in Mongolia during winter time. Great scenery. Ideal for photographers. Golden Eagle and Ice Festival.

Mongolia Winter Festival Tour

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Ice Festival and Golden Eagle Festival

Wonderful Tour with great winter landscapes in Mongolia. You visit 2 festivals, Golden Eagle Festival and Ice Festival. Great opportunity for photographers!

from 1100,-
6 days

Mongolia Winter Festival Tour
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Day 1 arrival Ulaan Bataar
Arrive in Ulaanbaatar. You will be taken from the airport to your hotel . After some time to relax, you will enjoy a city tour with National History Museum and Gandan monastery. 
Stay in hotel
Day 2 Ulaan Bataar - Khovsgol Lake
You will fly to northern part of Mongolia to Khovsgol lake National Park. A short flight brings you to Murun town. From here you drive in 2 hours to the beautiful Khovsgol Lake. On the way you will visit Uushgiin Uvur Deerstones. Then head to the Lake and stay overnight at ger camp in the Shore of Khovsgol Lake.
Day 3 Khovsgol / Ice Festival
One of the best festivals in Mongolia is organized yearly on frozen Khuvsgul Lake by National Park rangers, local residents and businesses. The Ice Festival has been held five years running. A respite from the confinement of the winter months, the Ice Festival is a time to get outdoors and play games. The festival features a gathering of local residents and nomadic reindeer herders, and performances by shamans, musicians, and sportsmen. Competitions include ice sumo, a horse sledge race, ice skating races, tug of war between local teams, and a Russian Jeep race on the ice. Many traditional games are played on the sidelines, and this is an ideal venue for visitors to join in the fun and games with local people. The festival is held at Khar-Us on Khuvsgul Lake, a short drive north of Khatgal across the frozen lake ice
-  Grand Opening Ceremony of the Ice Festival 
-  Skating Marathon
-  Local handcraft's market in Ice Ger
-  Sacrificing ceremony for the "Khuvsgul" lake and Khoridol Saridag Mountain.
Day 4 Khovsgol Lake / flight Ulaan Bataar
- Competition for car driving skill on the ice.
-  Wrestling competition on the ice
- Competition of short Skating marathon
- Horse sledge racing
- Closing ceremony and bon fire

Fly back to Ulaanbaatar
Day 5 Ulaan Bataar / Golden Eagle Festival
The Golden Eagle Festival starts with its parades and competitions for costuming and hunting techniques. This festival has been celebrated since 2000 and now attracts many travelers. Each year the number of eagle hunters participating in the festival is increasing which makes the festival more colorful and spectacular. The eagles chase fox skins dragged by their owners on horseback. Points are given for their speed and gripping ability. In 2 days you will capture plenty of portraits and competition photos, names Kokbar, Kizkhuar etc. Festival winners are announced at an awards and dinner.
Hotel in Ulaan Baatar
Day 6 departure
transfer to airport

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