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Christoph Lingg

2011-10-24

I booked my stay at hotel Gallery in Perm through Ost-West and can only recommend Ost-West as well as the hotel, which is clean, nice and charming!

Jussi Itkonen

2011-10-08

We booked excursion to Tsarskoje Selo for 6 people via Ostwest's website. Confirmation came the next day and guide Svetlana met us in hour hotel. She knew everything and we spent information packed 5 hours learning so much about past and also present in St. Petersburg.

Max Ockum

2011-09-30

Ich habe meine Transfers vom Flughafen zum Hafen in St.Petersburg und vom Hafen zum Airport in Moskau über Natalia Zolotareva gebucht. Der Kontakt war hervorragend. Die Transfers wurden pünktlich und zu voller Zufriedenheit durchgeführt. Vielen Dank an Natalia und Ihre Fahrer.

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General information

All prices are in Roubles and are valid from 01.01.2019 till 31.12.2019.

All excursions for 1 or 2 people will be carried out by our standard class cars without air-conditioner. For groups of more than 2 people we offer Minivans and Minibuses without air-conditioner. All prices include the fee of a guide who speaks one of the following languages: English and German.

If you would like to book a guide who speaks other languages, please contact us.

ISLAND WALKING TOUR 1

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On this walking tour tour you vitsit Cap Burkhanan and the museum of Olkhon named which has a great exposition on the nature and ethnography of the island including smoking pipes and samovars collections. Natives believe that Burkhan, a modern religious cult figure of the Altai peoples, lives in the cave in Shaman rock.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hours NO
YES 1663 998 887 776 665 554

ISLAND WALKING TOUR 2

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On this walking tour your guide shows you around the village Khuzir and than the Shaman Rock. The indigenous Buryats believe the island to be a spiritual place, and on the western coast, close to Khuzhir, is Baikal's most famous landmark, the Shaman's Rock.The rock is one of nine Asian Most Sacred Places.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
3 hours NO YES 2520 1310 1008 907 806 706

1-DAY TOUR TO THE NORTH CAP

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This one day tour with a Russian Jeep gives shows you around the island with its approximatly 1,500 inhabitants, mostly of Buryats, the island's aboriginal people. The island's comparatively small territory is a combination of taiga, steppe and even a small desert. Its flora and fauna are very unusual. On the North of the island at Cap Khoboi with its rocky cost you'll have a wonderful view and a fish soup cooked on an open fire place.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
7 hours YES YES 5544 2772 2016 1512 1260 1058

RUSSIAN BANYA ON OLKHON

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Banya is the Russian way of sauna. It's more hot and wet, but for the local cliate the right way and for Russian either a part of a natural life-style or the best entertainment for friends in the evening. In winter time you might do ice whole swimming after Banya. This "excursion" includes 2 hours of hot Banya.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
8 hours NO YES 504 504 504 504 504 504

HIKING TOUR TO THE EAST SIDE

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The eastern side of the island has extensive forest cover with small passages of pine trees. Alone you rather wouldn't find the path through this wild but beautiful forest, worth to do this hiking tour. After a nice rest with picknick on the eastern cost of the island a Russian Jeep brings you back.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hours 1 transfer YES 4284 2218 1411 1159 907 756

EXCURSION TO LAKE SHARA-NUR (Swimming)

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Shara-Nury Lake - the so-called "salted lake". Mud from the lake is believed to heal different illnesses, including arthritis. In summer it is pleasantly warm and is good for swimming.

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
4 hours YES YES 4284 2218 1411 1159 907 756

ECCURSION "BURYAT TRADITIONS"

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The major occupations of the inhabitants of the island are fishing and cattle herding. The Island's aboriginal people are Buryats. This tour brings you to a typical Buryat village, you will visit their houses from inside and have lunch with traditional homemade food. Olkhon is one of the sacred shamanist center and also considered a centre of Kurumchinskay culture of VI-X centuries. Try to find out how this old culture is living today...

Roubles
Duration Car Guide 1 person 2 person 3 person 4 person 5 person 6 person
3 hours YES YES 12600 6300 4200 3150 2520 2100