July 2016 All-in Package
Amazing adventure which covers everything on the eastern shore of lake Baikal.
See Buddhist traditions, Russian welcoming people and their cuisine. Stay at local wooden houses and talk to the real people at their kitchens. Touch the amazing nature of TransBaikal area. All this is in our program for July 2016.
- 7 days accommodation, 6 days with activities. Adjustable
- Starts 12 July 2016.
- Culture, nature, ULTIMATE experience
- 3 nights in UUhostel, 1 night at tourist base, 3 nights at homestay at UB, 1 night homestay at Suvo. 6 Lunches, 5 dinners, 4 breakfasts. Private transfers, english-speaking guide, boat ride, hot Springs baths, all entrances fees, cultural show at Old Believers, horses for half day.
The approximate itinerary with dates:
12.07 Arrival date.
Feel the atmosphere of Oriental Soviet style of the city, see the Buryat people walking on the streets, try the local nomadic cuisine and of course take a funny picture of giant Lenin's head.
13.07 Ivolginsky Datsan. Horseriding to the neighboring village. Night there.
Get to know why this land is Buddhist and what happened in Soviet times, see monks praying, get on the horse and ride in the nature.
14.07 Landscapes tour + Old believers at lunch time. Night in Ulan-Ude.
See some of the various landscapes from steppes to forests and rivers, try ancient russian cuisine and listen to babushkas' singing.
15.07 Transfer to Ust-Bargusin visiting the sights on the way like turtle rock and Goryachinsk with a little hike on Gorychinsk beach. Evening Banya and home made dinner. Overnight in Ust-Barguzin.
Get ready for the drive to lake Baikal, 20% world's fresh water, a few stops on the way will give you an idea what it's like. Taste the fishermen home made dinner and of course get hot in russian banya!
16.07 Holy nose tour with snake bay visit on the boat. Overnight in Ust-Barguzin.
4x4 drive into the National Park with several stops to enjoy the nature and the best bays of the lake. Take the boat to Snake Bay and get inside the open-air hot-springs for a while and picnic outdoors.
17.07 Barguzin valley tour. Night in Suvo village.
Enjoy the panorama of the land of 1000 rivers and 1000 mountains. It's a purely scenic day with no comments, only good hosts at the local village to welcome you.
18.07 Free time. Back to Ust-Barguzin
Get a lazy morning and get back to Ust-Barguzin.
19.07 Ferry to Olkhon island.
All set to proceed to Olkhon island.
Group size: from 2 to 16
Confirmed bookings: 2
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