Undertake an adventure spanning two of Mongolia’s most dramatic destinations: the Altai Mountains to the West, and the Gobi Desert to the south. High in the Altai, you will meet local Kazakh families and experience firsthand their traditional songs, customs, and heritage of golden eagle falconry, and visit such astonishing sites as a ancient burial mounds and a prehistoric stone man statue of Turkish origin.
In Search of Dragons & Eagles
In Search of Dragons & Eagles2022-09-29T17:01:09+00:00
Tour the major cultural centers of Mongolia’s blossoming capital Ulaanbaatar before venturing west to the Altai Mountains and witnessing the annual two-day Golden Eagle Festival, a showcase of the Kazakh nomads’ astonishing bond with their magnificent hunting eagles.
The Golden Eagle Festival
The Golden Eagle Festival2022-09-29T09:04:27+00:00
When it snows in the Altai Mountains, Mongolia’s Kazakh falconers trek on horseback into the challenging winter terrain with their golden eagles. Here bird and hunter work together to catch fox and rabbit, as they have for more than a thousand years.
From verdant fields dusted with wildflowers to forested mountains bordering alpine lakes and sandstone cliffs towering above the sands of the Gobi, the wild beauty of Mongolia is awe-inspiring. Experience the hospitality of Mongolia’s nomads while exploring the country’s extraordinary contrasts.
Classic Mongolian Odyssey
Classic Mongolian Odyssey2022-07-09T13:38:15+00:00
Join Nomadic Expeditions on this classic journey which offers a fascinating introduction to Mongolia’s diverse landscapes, its people, and culture. Explore the mountains, forests, and meadows of Hovsgol National Park, the cliffs and canyons of the Gobi, and take part take part in the celebrations surrounding Naadam, Mongolia’s national games.
Mongolia’s Naadam Festival
Mongolia’s Naadam Festival2022-07-01T22:17:00+00:00
Dating back more than 2,000 years, the khans of Mongolia kept their soldiers in shape during times of peace by having them compete in games that replicated aspects of war. Join the celebrations surrounding Mongolia’s national games and witness the pageantry and athleticism. This exciting Mongolian journey fills your heart and spirit with a lifetime of memories.