Moscow holidays at Lake Baikаl

  LLC "Jasso Tour" is a tour operator of inbound international and domestic tourism.
  Reference number in the register of tour operators in Russia RTO 016673.
  The tour operator was founded in 2004

Moscow holidays at  Lake Baikal

Place of travel: Buryatia, Lake Baikal
Time: all year round
Duration: 5 days/ 4 nights                                                                             
                                                                                                          TOUR PROGRAMME
Day 1.
Arrival at the international airport "Baikal" (Ulan-Ude city).
Meeting with guide. Transfer to the sunny capital of Buryatia Ulan-Ude city by bus.
Breakfast in the city cafe.
10:30 Departure to the Eastern shore of  lake Baikal (140 km), accompanied by a guide               
12:00 Visiting the Sretensky women's monastery.
The monastery is located in a picturesque place, in the village of Baturino. This is the first monastery opened in Chita-Transbaikal diocese after the beginning of the revival of Church life in Russia at the end of the XX century.
14:00 Arrival in Gremyachinsk village. Accommodation in the Park Hotel "Baikal Riviera", in Twin standard rooms. Lunch at the hotel restaurant.
16:00 Departure to the natural monument "Turtle". This is a natural "sculpture" resembling a turtle with an elongated neck, a very popular place among tourists from all countries. Further our way lies to the ancient resort of Goryachinsk with a thermal spring.
Return to the Special economic zone "Baikal Harbor": a walk along the embankment near the mouth of the Turka river.
19:00 Return to the hotel, dinner in the restaurant.
Free time, rest on the shore of the Great Lake
(for additional payment: visiting Siberian banya, cedar barrels, sports equipment rental, etc.)

Day 2
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Farewell to Lake Baikal.
10:00 Departure to Ulan-Ude
12:00 Moving to Zaigraevskiy district of Buryatia to the ethnocomplex "Steppe Nomad" (Atsagat village, 50 km from Ulan-Ude) for the tour "Acquaintance with culture and traditions of the Buryats».                    
Meeting with a guide at the gate of the Atsagat datsan, excursion, visiting the House-Museum of Agvan Dorzhiev, teacher of the Dalai Lama XIII, here are the only Russian wax figures of Buddhist hierarchs.
13:00 Lunch at the cafe "Steppe Nomad" - national traditional Buryat cuisine (buuzii, noodle soup with meat, bovii, vegetable salad, tea with milk).
Transfer to the ethnocomplex: traditional welcome ritual with Khadak (silk scarf) which is a symbol of hospitality and a white food - a symbol of prosperity and purity of thought (the rite of "Ugtamzha").
Visit the local historic Yurt, a story about the Yurt - a traditional house of nomads.
The national game "Shagai" - Buryat checkers lesson.
Master-class of the Buryat national dance "Yokhor".
Photographing in national costumes.
   Visit the unique felt yurt observatory: acquaintance with the Buryat myths and legends about the origin of the universe, stars, constellations, as well as folk signs.
Acquaintance in the big Yurt gallery with the portraits of the world- known photographer-ethnographer Alexander Khimushin, project #TheWorldInFaces.
17:00 Arrival in Ulan-Ude, accommodation at the "Buryatia" hotel  in Twin standard rooms. 
18:00 Free time. Shopping. 
20:00 Dinner on your own in the hotel restaurant

Day 3
08:00 Breakfast at the hotel.
09:00 Departure with a guide to Ivolginskiy Datsan - the center of Buddhism of Russia, the place of power.
The residence of Pandito Khambo Lama D. Ayusheev - head of the Buddhists of traditional Sangha of Russia, the largest Buddhist monastery complex, a monument of history and architecture in Russia.
A unique opportunity to worship Pandito Khambo Lama Dashi Dorjo Etigelov (you need to make a donation).
13:00 Lunch in the cafe of the Temple.
14:00 Departure to Ulan-Ude.
15:00 Ulan-Ude city tour : visiting the Soviet square, where there is the famous Lenin’s monument in the form of a monumental head, listed in the book of records of Russia, the Buddhist center Rinpoche Bagsha, panoramique view of the city.
During the tour you can see the monuments of architecture of 18, 19, 20 and 21 centuries, many famous monumental sculptures, admire the panorama of the city from the observation deck.
18:00 End of the tour. Free time
Dinner on your own in the hotel restaurant.

Day 4.
09:00 Breakfast at the hotel. Departure to Tarbagatay village (50 km from Ulan-Ude).
Guide meets you on the mountain "Sleeping lion" (Omulevka), before reaching the village Tarbagatay. Walk on the mountain, with a magnificent view of the Selenga river valley.
Old believers, Semeiskie exiled by the government of the Russian Empire in Transbaikalia in the XVIII century. Old believers of Transbaikalia live in the Selenga valley for about 300 years. They moved to Buryatia by decree of Empress Catherine II and since then have thoroughly settled these fertile places.
They have experienced many things: persecution, repression, destruction of churches, but to this day they have preserved a joyful life-loving spirit and intangible culture, which by UNESCO decision of May 18, 2001 (Paris) is included in the list of "Masterpieces of cultural and intangible heritage of mankind".
The famous old-believers folklore group "Sudbinushka" welcomes guests and is awarded a special diploma "Living treasures of the planet".
The program of the tour includes a visit to the old believer Museum, an excursion to the ancient Orthodox Church, an animation program, for lunch you will have old Russian cuisine.   
14:00. Departure to Ulan-Ude
15:00 Arrival to the hotel.
Free time, independent visit to the Opera and ballet theatre.
Dinner by yourself.

Day 5.
Breakfast at the hotel (lunch box).
Transfer to airport. Departure

   The price of the tour for 1 person:
in a group of 16 people - 25500 ₽ 
in a group of 12 people - 26500 ₽,
in a group of 8 people -   31000 ₽ 
Additional payment for single accommodation - 8800 ₽.

   The price includes:
- Accommodation in a standard double room in the hotel "Buryatia" 3*, Ulan-Ude 3 nights;
- accommodation at the lake Baikal, in a standard double room in the Park hotel "Baikal Riviera" 1 night;
- meals according to the program;
- excursions according to the program;
- entrance tickets to museums and places of visits;
- guide services under the program;
- transfers and transport services.

Additional charges: Tickets to Ulan-Ude and back, additional excursions and services, health insurance.
Booking by phone (Viber, Whats App): +7 9834 208609, +7 9834 351 000, 23 10 20

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