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Stay In Buryat Village Of Arshan

This tour is not available and is archived.
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
Highlights
  • Most "get-to-know-local-people" journey
  • Discovery of picturesque mountains
Tour Overview

This tour will allow you to discover the Buryat village of Arshan, no matter summer or winter. Located at the foot of the Eastern Sayans, this village is filled with numerous thermal springs. You will be able to visit Buddhist temple Datsan, the mountain Kyngarga river and its pretty cascades.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Morning departure for the Sayans from the bus station of Irkutsk. An hour later, we will approach the mountains; weather permitting, wonderful breathtaking scenery. Arrival in Arshan. Hotel accommodation. Discovery of the village, visit to Buddhist temple where we may see a traditional service. Walks.
  • Day 2
    Activities at your choice: ascent of Peak of Love (400 m/1300 ft of elevation changes) and/or hike to the cascades. Possibility to enjoy thermal springs. Return to Irkutsk in the afternoon. Arrival at the bus station of Irkutsk by 6 o'clock. End of the programme.
      Detailed description
      New departures available soon
      Price includes
      • Accommodation as per itinerary
      • Transport as per itinerary
      • Letter of invitation
      Price does not include
      • Transfers in Irkutsk
      • English-speaking guide
      • Meals
      • Administrative registration
      • Personal expenses and tips
      • Visa fees and travel insurance
      • Banya
      For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
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