Bayan Olgi

A sparsely populated region of endless grassland, Bayan Olgi possesses a stark, untamed beauty. Hunt with ethnic Kazakhs, who honed their expertise through generations of living on the steppe. Enjoy their hospitality, share their homes, and witness the rare art of falconry. Untamed and wild, Bayan Olgi is Mongolia at its rugged best.
A sparsely populated region of endless grassland, Bayan Olgi possesses a stark, untamed beauty. Hunt with ethnic Kazakhs, who honed their expertise through generations of living on the steppe. Enjoy their hospitality, share their homes, and witness the rare art of falconry. Untamed and wild, Bayan Olgi is Mongolia at its rugged best.

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Hunting & Falconry

Go hunting with ethnic Kazakhs, who have practiced falconry using golden eagles for centuries. Early winter is considered to be the best season for hunting, as foxes and other game acquire winter furs. Another good time to witness this sport is in October during the annual Eagle Hunting Festival that celebrates Kazakh culture in Bayan Olgi.

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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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