Excursion to Cape Khorin-Igri and the Maly Khorgoi Bay (7 hours) - uVisitRussia
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Excursion to Cape Khorin-Igri and the Maly Khorgoi Bay (7 hours)

Cape Khorin-Igri resembles a profile of a horse's head and ‘Khorin-Igri’ is Buryat for ‘horse's head’.

It is the most easterly point on the island. Many architectural finds unearthed here demonstrate that people first lived here sometime between 5000BC and 3000BC. From Maly Khagroy you can enjoy amazing views of Ogoy Island and its Buddhist stupa. On Cape Khogroy you can get a taste of some of the mysteries of the history of the island and visit the Kurykanskaya wall where many archaeological finds have been unearthed.

Transportation: by a private car.

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 7 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • Entrance tickets to the museums
  • Transfers in a private car according to the programme
  • Breakfast on the day of arrival
  • Accommodation in a hotel of a category of your choice, central location, standard DBL rooms with breakfast
  • 24h emergency support during the tour
Not included
  • Meals (except for breakfast where stated).
  • Tips for the guides and drivers.

Sights included in program

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The famous explorer I.D. Chersky found the so-called Kurykanskaya Wall on Olkhon, in its southern part, on the neck of land of the Khorgoy Cape at the end of the 1870s. The wall is attributed to the Kurykan culture. Today it is one of the best preserved ancient buildings of Olkhon. The wall’s height amounts up to two meters; the wall is built of large stones. The earth mound has also preserved. Flat stone slabs with globular and cylindrical... Read more
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2 person - US$ 256 (US$ 128 per person)
3 person - US$ 435 (US$ 145 per person)
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5 person - US$ 445 (US$ 89 per person)
6 person - US$ 444 (US$ 74 per person)
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8 person - US$ 456 (US$ 57 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 8

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