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Olgij, Mongolia

cover photo by Maurizio Trifilidis  

Location added by Maurizio Trifilidis

 The information about this location have been automatically translated with Microsoft Translator.

Rank : 10.0 (average on 2 votes)

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Coordinates : 48.971100, 89.959144 (Open in Google Maps)

Subjects : Festival of the Eagles, with exercises of skill and dexterity of Mongolian knights; hunting with the eagle; hunters and shepherds with traditional clothing; characteristic portraits of local people; nature (lakes, rivers, mountains, perennial snow); herd of sheep, cows, yak, goats.

Recommended equipment : Complete equipment: wide angle, telephoto lens, tripod.

Best months : September, but also July

How to get there : International flight to the Ulanbaatar capital, passing through Moscow or Istanbul or Beijing; internal Ulanbaatar / Olgij flight with the Mongolian national line

Visits : free entrance almost anywhere; sometimes a commission for the Festival

Notes : Non-existent hotel situation; living in Gher (tents) with shared bathrooms; possibility to stay with family nomads, always in gher


Sunrise: 06:11, Sunset: 21:42

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