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Tour to Ivolginsky Datsan - center of Buddhism in Russia (4 hours)

We offer you a unique opportunity to see Ivolginsky Datsan - a Buddhist monastery, famous throughout the world.

23 km away from the city, in Upper Ivolga Village, the most important Buddhist temple in Russia is located - Ivolginsky Datsan. This place is definitely worth a visit. The Monastery complex consists of several temples and it also has a Buddhist University with faculties of medicine, philosophy and iconography.

Datsan is the spiritual center not only for three million Buddhists in Russia, but also for pilgrims and tourists from all over the world. They are attracted not only by the fabulous architecture of Datsan, but also by the glory of Lama Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, who was the leader of the Buddhists in Russia and an associate of the Dalai Lama XIV. His imperishable body is kept in the monastery.

Scientists are trying to solve the mystery of lama’s imperishable body, and pilgrims from all over the world come to see this wonder. It is believed that lama’s body emits a powerful energy flow and possesses healing powers. 

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 4 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • transport service
  • English/German/French/Spanish/Italian-speaking guide service (other languages upon request)
  • entrance fee

Sights included in program

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1 person - US$ 96 (US$ 96 per person)
2 person - US$ 100 (US$ 50 per person)
3 person - US$ 141 (US$ 47 per person)
4 person - US$ 180 (US$ 45 per person)
5 person - US$ 230 (US$ 46 per person)
6 person - US$ 240 (US$ 40 per person)
7 person - US$ 280 (US$ 40 per person)
8 person - US$ 320 (US$ 40 per person)
9 person - US$ 360 (US$ 40 per person)
10 person - US$ 400 (US$ 40 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 1011 - 16

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Also you 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.

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