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Enchanting Winter In Buryatia

Destination:
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
Days
Highlights
  • Acquaintance with the way of life of indigenous population
  • Discovery of protected nature of reserves and national parks
  • Discovery of multiethnic culture of Buryatia
Tour Overview

Siberia, known as the land of exile for ages, gathered together people from various cultures, adherents of multiple religions, unique ethnic groups persecuted under tsarism and Stalinism. Today, this destination offers all the diversity of cultures and nationalities each with its own traditions and customs but which are however united by the respect for nature and Lake Baikal considered to be sacred.

This adventure is destined for those who are interested in discovery of the culture and the lifestyle of Buryat people and sumptuous nature of frozen Lake Baikal. On the menu of this journey you will find visiting the school of Buddhist monks, the only one in Russia, discovering of the factory producing traditional Russian boots, tasting of traditional dishes of Siberian cuisine, and, of course, walking on the crystalline ice of the Baikal.

Following the tracks of scenic Barguzin valley and those of the Baikal ice field, you will reach some villages lost in Siberian taiga and get to know the way of life of local people. You will visit the Barguzinsky nature reserve and meet forestry officers of Davsha and also discover the weather station on Ushkany Islands. Calm corners of sumptuous nature where nothing seems to interrupt a quiet life of their inhabitants...

Tour programme
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  • Day 10
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                      Detailed description
                      New departures available soon
                      Price includes
                      • English-speaking guide
                      • Accommodation as per itinerary
                      • Transport as per itinerary
                      • Meals
                      • Medical insurance
                      • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
                      • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
                      • Banya
                      • Letter of invitation
                      Price does not include
                      • Administrative registration
                      • Personal expenses and tips
                      • Visa fees and travel insurance
                      • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
                      • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
                      For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
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