Day 1: Oct 01 Ulaanbaatar
Arrival in Ulaanbaatar and transfer to your hotel. Half or full day tours are available.
Day 2: Oct 02 Ulaanbaatar – Ulgii
After breakfast fly to Mongolia’s western-most province, Bayan Ulgii. Ulgii is home to the Kazakh people, who have a unique cultural heritage - music, handicrafts and traditional Hunting with Golden Eagles. On arrival in Ulgii, the provincial capital, visit the local museum, which provides insight into the diverse ethnic groups in the region. After a delicious lunch visit the local Mosque and market. Spend the night with an Eagle trainer’s family. (L/D)
Day 3,4: Oct03-04 The Golden Eagle Festival
Eagle trainers will gather to show their skills and their eagles’ abilities. The festival will begin with the hunters displaying their traditional Kazakh costumes and their eagle's equipment and ornaments. This is an exciting and authentic event which not only features eagle hunters' competitions, but also other Kazakh traditional games such as Kokbar (goat carcass polo), Kazak archery, and many more.
Prizes are given for the best traditional costume, the eagle's gear and ornaments. The eagles will be rated according to their speed and agility. During the festival, folklore performances will add even more cheerfulness to an already fantastic atmosphere. Spend the night in a ger camp. (B/L/D)
Day 5: Oct 05 Ulgii – Ulaanbaatar
Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Ulaanbaatar. Spend the night in a hotel. (B)
Day 6: Oct 06 Ulaanbaatar
Transfer to the airport or railway station for an international departure.
1. Package price does not include accommodations in Ulaanbaatar
From 1248 USD per person
2. Tour dates:
3. Group size
4. Single Supplement in Ger camp
Single occupancy in ger camps; 60 USD per person
5. Tour includes:
· Transfers on arrival and departure
· English speaking guide at all time.
· In the country side all lodging will be in ger camps.
· All meals are provided as stated in the itinerary.
· Ground transportation: in the country side by a chauffeured 4WD jeep, bus in the city area.
· Park Entrance Fees
· Sightseeing as per itinerary
· 1 liter of drinking water per day per person
· Round way flight ticket
6. Package price DOES NOT INCLUDE:
Accommodation in a hotel or hostel in Ulaanbaatar, hotel extras, such as telephone calls, bar bills and laundry services, travel insurance, medical insurance, visa application fees, alcoholic beverages, personal expenses such as items of a personal nature, gratuity to local guides and drivers, airfare or train ticket, airport taxes, excess baggage charges (over 33pound / 15kilo), changes of arrival/departure flights, additional services, any charges of force majeure beyond our control (e.g. imposition, quarantine restrictions, etc.), optional excursions unless stated in your itinerary, etc…
7. Important notice
Since the trip will be in the mountainous, a high altitude region of Mongolia, and the weather can be very unpredictable and you might even experience snow, we suggest you bring the following:
· Warm coat
· Woolen hat
· Long underwear / long johns
· Woolen jumper
· Woolen socks
· Sleeping bag (for -10 to -15C)
Please bring the above in addition to your usual gear and items for such a trip. Only Russian jeeps /minivans are available in this region
Terms & Conditions
Your holiday contract
It is important to check carefully the written confirmation of your booking when you receive it, or if booking are late that all the details are exactly as you requested. Our responsibility is to provide you with the service you have booked as described in the itinerary and as confirmed to you. In parties of two or more people, the person who makes the tour booking by signing our booking form or otherwise contracting with us, accepts responsibility for making all payments to us for all members of the party. We will send all documents and other information to that person who will in turn be responsible for ensuring that the other members of the party are kept fully informed. If you are aged under 18 /on the date of departure/ and your parents of guardians are not travelling with you, they must write to us with their consent.
Once you have confirmed your booking the price of your tour is guaranteed and will not be subject to any surcharge.
Payment of the price of your tour is due:
a/ If you decide to book your tour program, we require you to pay 100 percent more than 3.5-4 months prior to departure.b/ Payment can be made by bank wire transfer. Bank details will be given to you in advance with our invoice.
If you have any special request that does not form part of the tour as described in the itinerary /for example, dietary requirements or room location/ please let us know. We will always try to meet such requests, but cannot guarantee to do so. In no circumstances will such requests, be accepted by us to form part of our contractual obligations and we will not have a liability if they are not met.
If you want to change any of the details of your booking after we have sent you confirmation we will do our best to help. You must confirm any change in writing to us. /We recommend that letters are sent by e-mail/. If we are able to make the change there will be a charge. If you wish to make any changes whole on tour /e.g. upgrading your accommodation and staying alone in a Ger in the tourist camp/ all requests are subject to availability and any extra fees must be paid.
Cancellation will be calculated as set out below and will be notified to you by mail or e-mail within a week of cancellation. When the cancellation letter is received by us prior to departure charges as per person:
More than 8 weeks – 15 percent only
Less than 8 weeks – 30% of the tour fare
Less than 6 days – 100% of the tour fare
If you have a complaint while you are on tour you must tell immediately your tour leader and guide, who will make every effort to resolve them. They will complete a report form with you giving details of your complaint and the action taken resolve it and you should keep a copy of this to keep. If after your tour, you will feel a complaint remains unresolved, you must tell Tour Mongolia about it in writing within 30 days. Complaints regarding any services not directly connected with Tour Mongolia, should be raised with the relevant supplier.
We accept full liability for the proper performance of our obligations under our agreement with you for the provision of your tour. If you suffer damage by our failure to perform or, our improper performance of our agreement with you for the provision of your tour we accept liability except in the following circumstances.
a/ If the failure or improper performances was due to the acts or omissions of the persons affected, or those of someone else not connected with the provision of your tour, and which were unforeseeable or unavoidable, or an event which either we or the supplier of the services in question could not have foreseen or avoided even with all the due care.
b/ If the failure or improper performances is your fault or the fault of any member of your party. We will not be liable for failure of performance or improper performance of the services and any injury, damage, death, loss, accident or delay of the transport, caused by force majeure. This means things beyond our control such us civil unrest, riot, government restriction, industrial dispute excluding our own employees, Act of god /such as natural disaster/, fire, disease or adverse weather conditions.
Before the commencement of the tour, you must arrange your own insurance with an insurer, with protection for the full duration of the tour, to cover personal injury, medical expanses, repatriation expenses, loss of baggage and the expenses associated with cancellation or curtailment of the tour. If you become ill during the tour, all hospital expenses, doctors’ fees and repatriation costs are your responsibility and we shall not be liable for any refund of the tour cost.
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