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2019-05-19

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2015-08-25

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Slav Stein

2015-08-25

Dear Irina,
We just returned home from Europe.
We were very pleasantly surprised by the service which we received from your company.
Everything went as well as you promised and the guide Alexandra was perfect and very knowledgeable
and helpful. The car was midsized , clean with very good driver Andrey.
Thank you again for great help.
You can use my feedback if you want for future references.
Thank you again,
Regards,
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Sightseeing in Ulan-Udeprint version

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CITY TOUR by car


During this exciting excurtion you will be accuanted with the three century history of this fascinating place, its development from the small settlement on the banks of river Udu to the renowned merchant city of Verkhneudyinsk. There is also a unique opportunity to see Ivolginski Datsan - a buddhist monastery, famous throughout the world. Other museums, including the Ethnological museum of the peoples of Zabaikal Region are also on the list.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hours NO YES $23 $19 $19 $19 $13 $13

CITY TOUR AND EXCURSION TO THE BUDDHIST TEMPLE


Ivolginsky Dazan is the main Buddhist temple of Russia. Built in 1947 the Dazan is 30 km away from Ulan-Ude. This is the main residence of Central Ecclesiastical Directorate of Russian Buddhists. Once there you might be allowed to talk to lama. If you practice meditation, you will enjoy being there at the time of ritual service and mantras readings.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
6 hours YES YES $92 $85 $81 $74 $69 $63

INTRODUCTION TO THE BURYAT CULTURE


Visit a Buryat village! Here you will be met at the gate of the Buryat farmstead where you will see a traditional Buryat dwelling—a jurt, as well as intertained by the Buryat folklore, learn about the culture of the Buryats, their traditions and ceremonies. Within the jurt you will sample traditional Buryat cuisine: salamat, noodle soup, posy, fish, pine nuts. On your request, a ram can be cooked in traditional Buryat way. After this astounding supper you will be offered to try yourself in archery, the traditional buryat sport.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
8 hours YES YES $156 $94 $83 $73 $63 $58

CITY TOUR WITH VISITING HE VILLAGE OF OLD-RUSSIAN-ORTODOXE PEOPLE


This tour is an excursion to the ethnographic museum of Transbaikal (or Dauria), a mountainous region to the east of the Lake Baikal. You will be introduced to the history and culture of the region, listen to old folk songs and play traditional games. You will also visit a village of Old Believers, where at the traditional wooden house you will see some unique house utilities and appliances. There you will be served traditional dishes: Russian borsch, boiled potatoes fried with suet, pickled mushrooms, sour cabbage, cranberry pie, etc.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
10 hours YES YES $290 $176 $156 $135 $114 $94

1-DAY TOUR TO DELTA OF THE RIVER SELENGA


The delta of the River Selenga is one of the main ornithological institutions of the Eastern Siberia. This extremely picturesque area is over 600 kilometers long and offers various rare examples of flora and fauna. Excursion takes place on a motor boat under the guidance of the research worker of Baikal Preserve. You will visit the oldest lighthouse on Baikal where hereditary keeper will tell you fascinating stories about shipping and fishing in the delta of the Selenga River. Here you will be invited to sample dishes of traditional Baikal cuisine.

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Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
10 hours YES YES $269 $214 $176 $166 $156 $141