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Program 4

Cognitive tour about Baikal

EXPLORE BAIKAL LAKE BY THE ROAD FROM OR TO MONGOLIA

VISITING OLD RUSSIAN MERCHANT'S TOWNS ALONG TRANSSIBERIAN RAILWAY. YOU CAN INCLUDE THIS PROGRAM IN YOUR LONG TRIP ALONG TRANS-SIBERIAN RAILWAY!!!

1 day

Arrival to Moscow. Meeting with a guide. Transfer SVO2 - SVO1. Flight Moscow - Irkutsk by night flight.

2 day

Meeting at the airport of Irkutsk. Breakfast. Sightseeing about the old wooden center of Irkutsk. Trip to the Museum of wooden architecture of Baikal peoples in the village of Taltsi (30 min.), excursion about the museum. Transfer to Listvyanka (30 min.). Lunch. Excursion to the Museum of the Baikal lake. Walks about Listvyanka. Places to visit: St. Nickolas church, Chersky stone, the Angara river-head and the Shaman-stone. Returning to Irkutsk. At 20.10 (local time) boarding the train # 264, trip to the station of Naushki.

3 day

Arrival to Naushki at 12.18 (local time). Transfer to Kiahta (30 km) by bus. Kiahta used to be the main outpost of Russian-Chinese trade. There was the main passing point of the so called "tea way". The characteristic features and traditional architecture of the old Russian merchandise town have been still preserved in Kiahta. Sightseeing and excursion to the local museum. Transfer to the Buriatian village Harloon by bus (65 km). Getting acquainted with the everyday life and culture of the Buriats. The folklore performance. Dinner with Buriatian national dishes. Trip to the old-believers' village Tarbagatay (50 km) by bus. Homestay.

4 day

Breakfast. Getting acquainted with old-believers’ everyday life and culture. Lunch. A folklore performance.  Trip to the capital of Buriatia, Ulan-Ude (75 km). Dinner at your own expense. Overnight in the hotel "Geser".

5 day

Breakfast. A short walk about the center of Ulan-Ude. Excursion to the Museum of Ethnography and Architecture of the Baikal peoples. Lunch. Trip to the village of Turka (170 km, 3 hours) at the Baikal shore. Accommodation in a private hotel. Meeting with a Buriatian family. The shaman performance at the Baikal shore. The dinner with national dishes and the traditional omul fish. Overnight in a private hotel.

6 day

Breakfast. Trip to Ulan-Ude (170 km, 3 hours) by bus. Trip to Ivolginsk (34 km, 40 min.) by bus. Lunch. Excursion to the main buddist monastery in Russia Ivolginsky Datsan. Here you will see Datsan cathedrals, cult drums, Buddha’s mortars and a lot of other interesting and unusual things. Besides, you will see real Tibetan and Mongolian lamas. Returning to Ulan-Ude. Boarding the train at 22-15 p.m. (local time), night trip to Irkutsk.

7 day

Arrival to Irkutsk at 05-50 a.m. (local time). Transfer to airport for the flight to Moscow. Meeting with a guide. Transfer to the “Cosmos” or “Izmailovo” hotel, accommodation. Free time.

8 day

Breakfast in the hotel. Sightseeing about Moscow. Transfer to SVO2 airport.

SEASONS:   July-August

DATES: ACCORDING TO SCHEDULE OF INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS TO\FROM MOSCOW

Prices are given in USD per pax.

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Prices do not include domestic flight Mos-Irkutsk-Mos