The Kazakh people have an amazing custom and that is they hunt with eagles that are specially trained.
The Kazakh people have an amazing custom and that is they hunt with eagles that are specially trained. This custom is celebrated with a festival that is held in the Bayan Olgii province, which is found at the majestic Altai Mountain’s heart. This unforgettable festival displays the best Kazakh hunters’ supreme skill, about 500 eagle hunters. Capital of Bayan-Ulgii, Mongolia’s westernmost province. Ninety percent of the population here is Kazakh, Mongolia’s largest ethnic minority. The isolation of the Altai Mountains has preserved the language and traditions of the Kazakhs, who live amongst some of the most spectacular scenery in Mongolia.
Kazakh family’s Gers are slightly larger than Mongolian Gers, and are decorated with brightly colored rugs. We will enjoy their hospitality and friendliness and learn more in deep about their culture. You will see their traditional technology to make colorful rug. There is great chance to learn the real way of how eagle hunter family lives and how they train their eagles, Kazakh families are quite large, consisting of three generations, grandparents, parents and children. You would have chance to hold the eagle on your arms and taken photos.
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