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Ulan-Ude is the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia, Russia; it is located about 100 kilometers (62 mi) southeast of Lake Baikal on the Uda River at its confluence with the Selenga. According to the 2010 Census, 404,426 people lived in Ulan-Ude up from 359,391 recorded in the 2002 Census, making the city the third largest in eastern Siberia by population.

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The museum has expositions on the history of ethnic groups living in the region: Evenks, Western Buryats, Eastern Buryats, Cossacks, and Old Believers.
Duration: 3 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 61
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The museum has expositions on the history of ethnic groups living in the region: Evenks, Western Buryats, Eastern Buryats, Cossacks, and Old Believers.
Duration: 4 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 145
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A unique opportunity to get acquainted with the way of life of nomadic people and to be plunged in culture and way of life of buryat people.
Duration: 3-4 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 106
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Monastery is located in a picturesque valley, about 35 miles from Ulan Ude. Built in 1991.
Duration: 5 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 87
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Tamchinsky (Gusinoozersky) Datsan is located 70 miles from Ulan Ude. It is one of the oldest Buddhist monasteries in Russia, the third oldest in Buryatia.
Duration: 10 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 185
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We offer you to get acquainted with the mode of life of Buryats in their traditional village.
Duration: 6 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 70
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We offer you a unique opportunity to see Ivolginsky Datsan - a Buddhist monastery, famous throughout the world.
Duration: 3 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 34
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Old believers of Transbaikalia are bright ethnic branch of Old Believers exiled to Siberia in XVIII century after the reform of the church, taken by Patriarch Nikon. They were able to save their culture, unwritten songs, religion in their primeval kind. There are several villages of old believers in...Read more
Duration: 7 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 156
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We offer you to make a tour to the village of Russian old believers, where customs and traditions are still kept and the mode of life of Russian peasants of past centuries is well presented.
Duration: 6 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 76
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Of cause you'll visit Ivolginsky Datsan during this tour.
Duration: 4 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 121
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During this excursion you will get acquainted with the three century history of this place, its development from the small settlement on the banks of river Uda to the renowned merchant city of Verkhneudyinsk.
Duration: 1,5 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 17
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During this excursion you will get acquainted with the three century history of this place, its development from the small settlement on the banks of river Uda to the renowned merchant city of Verkhneudyinsk.
Duration: 2 hours
Type: Small group
US$ 13
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Our flexible payment options allow you to pay [deposit_value]% of a deposit first and the remaining [remain_value]% in [deposit_days] prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you [discount_text] get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay [deposit_value]% of a deposit first and the remaining [remain_value]% in [deposit_days] prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you [discount_text] get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

    Tour Theme
  • City (general sightseeing)
  • Historical and Heritage
  • Nature & Eco
  • Arts,Culture & Theaters
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Customer Testimonials

Excellent service - very flexible as we tweaked the timings of the trip. Thanks for an extraordinary trip to Russia and all went perfect. I am telling everyone how efficient your company.

I just returned to Portugal from Russia. It was an extraordinary experience. Everything was wonderful. Every voucher arrived on time and the info packs were fantastic. Accommodation was all as described and all suggested food/sights/tours were fantastic. Thank you so much for your excellent service and help. I will certainly recommend you to anyone going to Russia!

Ulan-Ude is the amazing capital city of republic Buryatia in Russia, situated in the east of fabulous Siberia. The name means "red Uda" or "red gate" in Buryat reflecting the communist ideology of the Soviet Union to which it belonged. Closed to foreigners until 1991, Ulan Ude is surrounded by vast, wild nature, boundless steppes, alpine and taiga forests, the landscapes are truly breathtaking and offer a plethora of opportunity for fans of the outdoors to enjoy horseback riding, hiking, trekkin... Read more
Ulan-Ude is the amazing capital city of republic Buryatia in Russia, situated in the east of fabulous Siberia. The name means "red Uda" or "red gate" in Buryat reflecting the communist ideology of the Soviet Union to which it belonged. Closed to foreigners until 1991, Ulan Ude is surrounded by vast, wild nature, boundless steppes, alpine and taiga forests, the landscapes are truly breathtaking and offer a plethora of opportunity for fans of the outdoors to enjoy horseback riding, hiking, trekking, boating and fishing. Decorated with Buddhist temples and a sprinkling of shamanism, this incredibly unique city offers a diverse landscape of culture, cuisine, religion and custom to the lucky few who choose to visit Ulan Ude. Approximately 100 km south-east of Lake Baikal and nestled between the Selenga and Uda Rivers is where you’ll find Ulan Ude, an ethnic and spiritual melting pot of European-Russian, Buryat Buddhist and Mongolian cultures and an unquestionable hub between Russia and the East. You will get acquainted with the three century history of the city, its development from the small settlement to the renowned merchant city. The Trans-Siberian Railway reached the city in 1900 causing an explosion in growth. Now Ulan-Ude is an old historic and cultural center in Siberia. One must not visit Ulan Ude without pausing for a moment to consider its colourful history, which is what makes Ulan Ude so unique.