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MONGOLIA ITINERARY

South America Shooting 2014 Rate Sheet Fishing & Eagle Festival - Mongolia For fishermen accustomed to the hustle of the modern world, Mongolia offers a magical journey into our past and the dry fly experience of a lifetime. When the fishing is complete, join Mongolia’s nomads at the Annual Golden Eagle Festival. Mongolia Taimen Fishing

Sunday, September 21 You have a choice to take a city tour or enjoy one day at leisure in Ulaanbaatar. Continued overnight at the Hovsgol Travel Hotel. Please note an extra night and city tour are not included in package. Monday, September 22 After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for departure by helicopter (or by other means based on availability) to the fishing camp. We recommend taking ear protectors for the helicopter, as it can be rather noisy and dressing in layers on board because of the variation in temperature.

Friday, September 19

Arrive at the Camp. Upon arrival, you will be met by the camp operator, guides and the Mongolian staff. This afternoon may be spent at your leisure settling into camp. If time permits, you will have the option to fish early this evening before dinner.

Depart the United States via a commercial flight service to Ulaanbaatar via Seoul, Korea.

Tuesday to Sunday, September 23 to 28

Saturday, September 20

Enjoy six full days of fishing.

Arrive Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival and after clearing immigration, proceed to the baggage claim area.

A typical day begins with breakfast served at 8:00 AM and departure to the river by 9:00 AM. Lunch is served on shore. Return to camp at end of the day around 5:00 PM and enjoy dinner at approximately 7:00 PM. Other activities can be arranged with the camp operators on a day-to-day basis according to your requests.

You will be met just outside of the customs area by our representative from Hovsgul Travel and transferred to the Hovsgul Travel Hotel. Note: Your package price includes airport transfers in Mongolia and hotel lodging the night before departure to camp and the night after returning from camp. Breakfast is provided at the hotel, but dinner and incidental expenses in Ulaanbaatar are the responsibility of each individual client. At the Hovsgol Travel Hotel, one standard room, based on single occupancy, has been confirmed and prepaid for one night, inclusive of breakfast.

Monday, September 29 Pack up this morning and transfer by helicopter (or by other means of transportation, based on availability) to Ulaanbaatar. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the Hovsgol Travel Hotel. At the Ulaanbaatar Hotel, a standard room has been confirmed and fully prepaid for one night, including breakfast, on your behalf.


preserve Mongolia’s wild takhi horses and the steppe environment in which they live. Also known as Przewalski’s horse (named after the Russian explorer), the takhi used to roam the countryside in great herds. In the 1960s, they were almost extinct because of the poachers and livestock overgrazing.

Terms and Conditions: Cost: 7-night / 6-day fishing package - $5,900.00 per person Fishing License: $330.00 per person Additional Hotel Accommodations: September 21 - $TBD Inclusions: All-inclusive fishing arrangements (accommodations, all meals, cocktails, beer and wine with dinner, land transportation as required and guide services).

In the early 1990s, with assistance from international environmental groups, many takhi were reintroduced into their natural habitat of Khustain Nuruu and South Gobi areas. About 400 now live in this park in the wild nature. Activities: Hiking, horseback riding, visiting Turkic period human stones. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Thursday, October 2 After driving back to Ulaanbaatar, you will tour the city and enjoy some shopping with overnight in a hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

• 2 night’s hotel accommodations at the Hovsgol Travel Hotel. • Charter transfer to and from the camp. Exclusions: Local fishing licenses and permits. Transfers and meals where not indicated, tourist and departure taxes, special transfers, extras (room service, telephone calls, tips, alcoholic beverages except where specified by individual lodge operators, etc.) and airfare. Ground transfers with English-speaking guide and overnight hotel accommodations.

Extension Trip: Golden Eagle Festival Option to Fly to Ulgi

Please note this option is not as challenging as the drive.

Friday, October 3

Tuesday, September 30 - Wednesday, October 1

Take the flight to Ulgy and overnight at hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Today, you’ll drive to Hustai National Park. Not far from Ulaanbaatar, 100km (62mil) south-west, in 1993 the government founded the Hustain Nuruu Nature Reserve to

Saturday, October 4 The Eagle Festival begins today. Opening ceremony / hunter’s parade displays the hunters outfit and accessories. The competitions are all held in the area of 10km outside of Ulgy. In the afternoon witness the speed and agility of Golden Eagles. This evening you have the opportunity to witness the traditional performance. Overnight in hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Sunday, October 5 Today is considered to be the ‘most excting competitions’ to observe. Eagles will be checked on ability to grab the “fox,” their speed and gripping technique. Kukbar-Skin pulling competition tests one’s horse riding skill, strength and agility. Tenge Ilu Picking – up coins from the ground competition.


Included in the price: • Accommodation in hotel, per camps • Guiding and interpreting service • Festival ticket & arrangement • Flight to / from Ulgii + tax • Renting transport + driver with petrol, maintenance • All meals according to the itinerary drinks: water, sodas, beer and wine • Sightseeing and cultural show admissions • Entrance fees for protected areas and national parks Not included: visa cost, international airfare, travel insurance.

Option to Drive to Ulgi The award ceremony is in the afternoon. Celebration dinner with eagle hunters. Overnight in hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Challenging: Includes expedition style camping or stays with local families, where formal washing and toilet facilities may not be available and drive long distances on rough roads.

Monday, October 6 After breakfast, take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the hotel and the remainder of the day is leisure time. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Tuesday, October 7 This morning, you will be transferred to the Ulaanbaatar Airport and assisted with check-in for flight service home. Terms and Conditions: Cost: $4400 per person

Monday, September 29 You will drive out from the fishing camp to Moron, the capital of Huvsgul province and overnight in hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.


“This experience is as much, if not more about being in an unique, beautiful and wonderful place as the fishing. This is truly the land of long ago and far away. Experience it while it is still around and you are able to get around.” Frontiers Client: G.B.G. Saint Paul, MN

Tuesday, September 30

Sunday, October 5 – Eagle Festival

Head towards west, driving, arrive at Tsetserleg Village of Huvsgul Province and overnight with local nomadic family. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Today is considered to be the ‘most exciting competitions’. Eagles will be checked on ability to grab the “fox,” their speed and gripping technique. Kukbar - Skin pulling competition tests one’s horse riding skill, strength and agility. Tenge Ilu Picking – up coins from the ground competition. The award ceremony is in the afternoon. Celebration dinner with eagle hunters. Overnight in hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Wednesday, October 1 Drive to Uvs Province, overnight with Nomadic camel herder family. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Thursday, October 2 Drive to Uvs Province, overnight in hotel in Ulaangom City, the capital of Uvs Province. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Monday, October 6 After breakfast, take a flight to Ulaanbaatar. Transfer to the hotel and the remainder of the day is leisure time. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Friday, October 3

Tuesday, October 7 This morning, you will be transferred to the Ulaanbaatar Airport and assisted with check-in for flight service home.

Drive to Ulgy and overnight at hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Terms and Conditions: Cost: $4200 per person

Saturday, October 4 - Eagle Festival

Included in the price: • Accommodation in hotel, ger camps • Guiding and interpreting service • Festival ticket & arrangement • Flight to / from Ulgii + tax • Renting transport 4WD JEEP + driver with petrol, maintenance • All meals according to the itinerary drinks: water, sodas, beer and wine • Sightseeing and cultural show admissions according to the itinerary • Entrance fees for protected areas and national parks

The Eagle Festival begins today. Opening ceremony / hunter’s parade displays the hunters outfit and accessories. The competitions are all held in the area of 10km outside of Ulgy. In the afternoon witness the speed and agility of Golden Eagles. This evening you have the opportunity to witness the traditional performance. Overnight in hotel. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Not included: visa cost, international airfare, travel insurance.

Your Frontiers Agent Elaine Wissolik

Senior Program Manager 1-800-245-1950 724-935-1577 ewissolik@frontierstravel.com

Hank Ingram

Department Manager 1-800-245-1950 724-935-1577 hingram@frontierstravel.com


2015 Mongolia Fishing & Eagle Festival Itinerary