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27 September 2022

From July 15th, Russia has lifted the restrictions on crossing its land borders established in connection with the pandemic. Foreign tourists once again have the opportunity to enter our country on regular bus lines Lux Express and Ecolines.
GASTRONOMIC FESTIVAL IN KAZAN

15 September 2022

On September 17-18, Kazan will host the Tasty Kazan gastronomic festival for the eighth time. The festival will take place on the square in front of the Palace of Farmers. Visitors will be able to try dishes, take part in culinary master classes from chefs, try tasting sets, learn the rules of hospitality and much more.

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BAIKAL SUMMER ADVENTURE



Irkutsk – Lake Baikal

4 Days / 3 Nights

 

DAY 1. IRKUTSK (Arrival)

Arrival in Irkutsk, meeting with local guide and transfer to hotel.

Check-in time - 14:00.

Accommodation and overnight.


DAY 2. IRKUTSK (City tour + District 130)

Breakfast.

HD City tour + District 130 / Duration 4 hours.

During the tour of the city of Irkutsk, we will visit the Lower Embankment, the Spassky church and the Znamensky Cathedral, where the miraculous icon of the Mother of God "The Omen" and the relics of the first bishop of Irkutsk - Innocent Kulchytsky – are kept. Then we will take a walk along Karl Marx Street famous for the unique buildings of the early 19th-20th century. We will also see other curiosities such as Gagarin Boulevard, the monument to Alexander III, White House, etc. We will finish the tour with a visit to the historic neighbourhood Dictrict 130 - a vibrant place full of cafes, restaurants, souvenir shops, art galleries and architectural monuments.

Return to hotel. Afternoon free. Overnight.

 

DAY 3. IRKUTSK – LAKE BAIKAL (Taltsy Museum + Listvyanka) - IRKUTSK

Breakfast.

FD Excursion to Lake Baikal (lunch included) / Duration 8 hours.

We will start the day with a visit to the Taltsy open-air ethnographic museum, where we will see old wooden houses, authentic yurts (nomad houses) of indigenous Buryat and Evenk people.

Then we will go up by cable car to the viewpoint of Mount Chersky to enjoy a great panoramic view of Lake Baikal. Next - walk along the shore of Lake Baikal and visit to the old wooden church of St. Nicholas. We will finish the tour with a visit to the local fish and craft market.

Transfer back to Irkutsk in the evening. Overnight.

 

DAY 4. IRKUTSK (Departure)

Breakfast.

Check-out.

Transfer to airport (without guide).


Prices in US DOLLARS, per person, including commission for tour operators:

May – September 2021
1 pax (SGL) 2 pax 3 pax 4 pax 5 pax 6 pax 7 pax 8 pax 9 pax 10 pax
Tour price, ½ DBL $1165 $675 $575 $495 $445 $470 $435 $415 $395 $380
SGL spl $155

Price includes:

3-night accommodation at 4* hotel in Irkutsk (Courtyard Irkutsk City Center Hotel or similar).

Daily breakfasts in the hotel.

Lunch in local restaurant in Listvyanka (Day 3).

Arrival and departure transfers (arrival transfer with guide / departure transfer without guide).

Transportation and English-speaking guide service as mentioned in the program.

All excursions according to the program.

Entrance: Taltsy Museum, Cable car to Mount Chersky.



Prices and availability are subject to reconfirmation at the time of booking!



The final program and cost might suffer changes due to sanitary requirements and protocols that will apply at the time of your guests' arrival in Russia (such as: group size restrictions on museum visits and transportation, restrictions on restaurants’ operations etc.).

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