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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
 
Private Tour: Ulaanbaatar City Tour
"Ulaanbaatar the capital of Mongolia established 1639 is the country’s economic cultural and a political center and has a number of tourist attractions where modern life comfortably blends with Mongolian traditional lifestyle. Wide streets are flocked by modern cars while horsemen and cattle are still common scene and its population as of 2014 is over 1.3 million.It is the main hub from which foreign tourists start their adventure in this beautiful land. Ulaanbaatar has something for everyone to enjoy with a wid from the traditional throat singing and spectacular contortionist to the likes of concerts pianists ballerinas
From $145.00
 
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

More Transportation in Lake Baikal

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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nekro
Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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nekro
Feb 05, 2008
 
 
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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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Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 05, 2008

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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Feb 04, 2008

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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Oct 01, 2004

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