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Excursion to the Old Believers

Destination: Lake Baikal
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
1 Day
February - September
Highlights
  • Discovery of the history of Old Believers
  • Tasting traditional dishes of Old Believers
Tour Overview

Here is a wonderful excursion to discover one of the villages of Old Believers. Exiled to Siberia XYII century, they still keep their traditions and authentic lifestyle. During this visit you will discover the history of the Old Believers, also said Semeyskye, you will participate in their games, listen to their songs and can try their Traditional Costume. The mistress of the house will offer you her homemade dishes. Unique tour not to be missed!

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Excursion to the Old Believers village
    Ulan-UdeUlan-Ude
  • 10:00
    Meeting with the group
    *The exact time and place of the meeting depend on the group. Our driver can pick you up in the airport / railway station or in the hotel of the city.
  • 10:05
    Transfer to Nadeyno
  • 11:00
    Excursion in the village
    We will walk around the village and visit one of the houses. Local people will tell us about their culture and traditions. Then, we will take part in the folk conert.
  • 13:00
    Home-made lunch
  • 17:00
    Return to the city Ulan-Ude
    End of the programme.
Photo of the day
Route
Ulan-Ude
Note

2 h transfer  (112km)

Detailed description
Departures
May, 16 2020
Start
-
May, 16 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
June, 05 2020
Start
-
June, 05 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
June, 20 2020
Start
-
June, 20 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
July, 04 2020
Start
-
July, 04 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
July, 24 2020
Start
-
July, 24 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
August, 08 2020
Start
-
August, 08 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
August, 20 2020
Start
-
August, 20 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
August, 30 2020
Start
-
August, 30 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
September, 04 2020
Start
-
September, 04 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
102 $
Basic price per person
Price includes
  • Lunches
  • English-speaking guide
  • Transport
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

The price is indicated for a group of 4 persons minimum. If there less people in the group, the supplement is applied: - for a group of 3 participants, the supplement is 1900 roubles / per person; - for a group of 2 participants, the supplement is 6300 roubles / per person; - for an individual traveller the supplement is 14100 roubles. The programme can be organised all the year round. According to your suggestions, the program can be extended by supplement visits and activities. The price includes lunch, breakfast and dinner are not included.

Reviews
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5.00
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4.00
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4.00
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5.00
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5.00
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Dirk
From 4 March 2020 to 11 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourIndividual Grand Crossing Tour
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
This was a very good organised trip over the lake. I worked very well with Olga. It was a nice cooperation. some remarks: - The homestay in Ust-Barguzin could have been better. If I knew that there were two families and how the beds were divided, then I could have prepared the group and it would be less chaotic. - Some of the group were disappointed that we didn't walk all the way. On the first day
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BaikalNature's reply
Thank you for your feedback! We would like to give you some comments about the tour. - Large groups always have to be divided into several houses, since it is not a hotel, it's a house of a local. Such number of places can’t be provided by one homestay. Please, feel free to ask us a better hotel, we are always ready to follow your requests. -Perhaps the drivers misunderstood you because of the lang
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5.00
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Pierre
From 5 March 2020 to 12 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Nous avons grandement apprécié ce séjour hivernal autour du lac Baïkal. L'agence est très disponible pour nous aider à préparer le voyage et une fois sur place, notre guide a été aux petits soins, nous laissant tout le temps pour profiter du lac !
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Hélène
From 21 February 2020 to 27 February 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Je recommande Baikal nature pour la traversée du Baikal, c'est une agence sérieuse, Irina est très sympa et réactive. Tout le séjour s'est bien passé, et je n hésiterai pas à refaire appel à eux pour un futur séjour en Russie.
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5.00
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Marc
From 26 February 2020 to 1 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourVoyage au lac Baïkal en hiver
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
un super voyage avec une super guide.
4.33
4.33
Total score
5.00
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5.00
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4.00
Quality of meals
3.00
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4.00
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Gérard
From 26 February 2020 to 8 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
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