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Full-Day Private Tour to the Shamans from Irkutsk
"Departure from your hotel/homestay in Irkutsk: 9:30 am. Coming back to Irkutsk at 3 - 4 pm.By comfortable car or mini-van tourists and a guide come to the settlement of Ust-Orda the administrative and cultural center of Ust-Orda Buryat National Region situated 70 km from Irkutsk. Its population is about 10 000 people mostly involved in herding cows and sheep in the vast Mongolian-like steppe. In Ust-Orda the local guide meets the guests and takes them on an excursion of the Local Lore Museum showing the history of Siberia from the Stone Age to the present day using fossils
From $345.00
 
Ulaanbaatar Private Day Tour
"Your private English-speaking tour guide will meet you at the location of your choice in Ulaanbaatar at 8:00am for a full day of exciting and fun yet unforgettable experiences. You could customize the itinerary based on the options provided by your tour you will not leave Ulaanbaatar without visiting iconic attractions such as National History Museum Bogd Khan Palace Museum National Art Gallery Gandantegchilen Monastery and Genghis Khan Square. In addition to showing you beautiful Ulaanbaatar your knowledgeable private guide could converse with you about anything from culture to culinary art and from politics to quantum physics. At the end of the tour
From $95.00
 
Full-Day Tour of Ulaanbaatar With Museum and Black-market
"This full-day tour of Ulaanbaatar showcases the best of the city known as the “Da Huree - Big Town.” You will kick off their morning with a stop at Chinggis Khaan Square where they will get an up-close look at the statue of the former leader on you will journey to Gandan Monastery which was constructed as an homage to the Buddhism in Mongolia. Travelers can wander the grounds of the Bogd Khan's summer palace which dates all the way back to 1770-1920! The historic halls are lined with decorative turtle shell inscribed with the names of the queens and his followers. Five impressive courtyards with paths once reserved for the Emperor of the palac the black-market is closed on Tuesday you will tour the Kharkhorin market instead. Enjoy a traditional Mongolia lunch
From $75.00

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Irkutsk – Listvyanka: bus

Minibuses and normal buses play. The trip is 2 hours, through wonderful scenery. If there is a group of you (6 or more), consider chartering a minibus, sometimes can be cheaper. The buses leave from...
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Sludyanka – Port Baikal: tourist train

Twice a week in summertime a tourist train travel from Sludyanka up till Port Baikal, coming back next day. The 94 km on the Circumbaikal is 8 hours:) Sometimes the train take passangers till Irkutsk....
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Sludyanka - Irkutsk: train

Sludyanka – Irkutsk:Dozens of trains every day. Every Trans-Siberian train stops in Sludyanka. These are much more expensive but faster then the local elektricka trains Price: Normal trains, third...
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Irkutsk to Olkhon Island: bus

Irkutsk – Olkhon Island by busMinibuses (usually new SsangYongs) departs Irkutsk and Khuzir from 7 AM till 17.00 every hour or so in summer. Off-peak season: there are slightly less buses, but at...
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Irkutsk to Severobaikalsk: train

The no 071 train leaves Irkutsk on odd days at night arriving two days later in the morning to Severobaikalsk. Not too scenic journey, only the Bratsk Dam on the Angara River worth mentioning....
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Irkutsk to Severobaikalsk: hydrofoil

From Irkutsk to Severobaikalsk: ride an old soviet hydrofoil. There is a hydrofoil service running on the warmer months (from April till September/November, depending on ice conditions) between...
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Getting to the north II.

From Tynda (1200 km east from Lake Baikal) to Severeobaikalsk the timetable is much sparser sometimes you have to wait two days for a train. Most trains leave Tynda in the early morning, so they save...
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Getting to the north I.

Getting to the northern shore, you have couple of options. The cheapest way is definitely by train. At Tayshet (couple of hundred kilometers west from Irkutsk) the Trans-Siberian rails diverge. The...
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Trans-Siberian

You can get to Irkutsk by Trans-Siberian. Dozens of trains serve Irkutsk from every part of Russia. Heading or coming from west is easier, only half of the trains continue its journey east way. For...
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Flying to Irkutsk

The transport hub for Lake Baikal is Irkutsk. You can fly there from various Russian destinations. My friend paid 650$ for a Budapest – Irkutsk fly (Rossiya Airlines). You pay quite the same for every...
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Bus/Ferry to Olkhon island

The cheapest way to get to Olkhon island is to take the public bus from Irkutsk. The journey takes between 6 and 8 hours and the ferry is included in the fare. In September 2004 the fare was a bit...
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