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Tour to Ivolginsky temple and Old-Believers village

Duration:

1 day

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Activity type:

sightseeing

About this tour

This tour will give your understanding of buddhist Russian nomadic and spiritual life. You will start with the 1-hour tour around Ulan-Ude, the capital of Buryatia republic. You will see the world's biggest Lenin's Head and historical part of the town. Then you will depart to the biggest buddhist temple in Russia, Ivolginsky Temple, which highlight for sure is a body of monk, who died almost a hundred years ago but still alive (at least partly, which is proved by different scientists). You will see buddhist university, have a chance to get a forecast for your future (marriage, business deal, or a blessing for a great trip - all possible for lamas - buddhist monks and teachers).

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Full itinerary

day 1

Ulan-Ude • Ivolga buddhist temple • Old Believers village

9:00

Departure from Ulan-Ude

Pick-up from any place in Ulan-Ude, city tour. First we will visit to main hightlight of the town, the world's largest Lenin's Head. It is located in the very central area, and your guide will show you "zero" kilometer of Republic of Buryatia, Opera Theater and Promenade street. You will see wooden architecture of the city and see its unique features.
10:00

Visit to Rinpoche Bagsha Buddhist Temple and Viewpoint

Tour around the temple (which is huge and even has its own university) with a guide
11:00

Temple of Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov

Visit to the temple with the body of the deep-meditating monk Dashi-Dorzho Itigilov, which gives special feelings and memories. You can also donate a prayer scarf for a good luck there
12:00

Old-Believers village

14:00

Dinner

Dinner with dances and Old-Believers songs, performed live.
16:30

Departure to Ulan-Ude

17:30

Arrival in Ulan-Ude

We will drop you off at any requested place of the city.


Why 52°17’ Tours?

Certified local guides

Our guides are locals truly in love with Baikal, who are eager to share their knowledge with you!

Travellers to travellers

We have extensive traveling experience and try to tailor all our services to travellers like us!

Off the beaten path

We choose the most interesting, not just the most popular, and know when it’s the right time.

Handcrafted adventures

We aim for quality — so we only make tours in small groups and adapt them on occasion.

Convenience is a key

From special diets to any place pickup/dropoff and comfy cars — we care for your best comfort.

Truly local business

We involve local businesses and individuals as much as possible to support the place we live at.

More about the company

Certified local guides

Our guides are locals truly in love with Baikal, who are eager to share their knowledge with you!

Travellers to travellers

We have extensive traveling experience and try to tailor all our services to travellers like us!

Off the beaten path

We choose the most interesting, not just the most popular, and know when it’s the right time.


Handcrafted adventures

We aim for quality — so we only make tours in small groups and adapt them on occasion.

Convenience is a key

From special diets to any place pickup/dropoff and comfy cars — we care for your best comfort.

Truly local business

We involve local businesses and individuals as much as possible to support the place we live at.

More about the company

Prices and booking

from 6 000 ₽

Price is per person in group of 8+
1 person

8 and more

6 000₽

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