Cultural tour to visit both western and eastern Baikal shores
We start a new tour to visit Baikal lake from both eastern and western shores – Irkutsk region and Buryatia Republic and visit ancient beautiful cities – Irkutsk and Ulan-Ude. You’ll get acquainted with culture and traditions of native Baykal peoples, three Russian and Buryat’s religions – Orthodoxy, Shamanism and Buddhism, visit Orthodox churches and Buddhist datsans. Besides that you will visit reserve and ecological places of Baykal, mineral springs in the foothills of Sayan mountains - in Tunka valley. Also you’ll have an opportunity of taking hot radon bath on Baykal shore. After the trip you’ll have unforgettable impressions of Siberian remote and marvelous lake Baykal, amazing nature and people living in that brutal but hospitable land. We call this tour 2+3+2=7 (2 Baykal shores + 3 religions on Baykal + 2 Russian regions = 7 days). Read the tour itinerary here.