Ethnographic Olkhon

The car picks you up at your place and takes you to the Shaman Rock first.

  1. Short lecture about Shamanism and local traditions and rituals.
  2. Stop at the mountain with a great view on Shaman rock and the whole village.
  3. Visit to buryat people village. Discover housing, costumes, traditions, lifestyle.
  4. Traditional buryat lunch. Buhler — soup, buuz — big meat dumplings, and local style pastry, tea with milk.
  5. One hour horse back ride along the shore of lake Baikal.
  6. Visit to a small lake Yelga, separated from lake Baikal by sand line.
  7. Visit to Shaman steppe where the Single Birch Tree is growing and discover the legends and symbolism behind that.
  8. Return to Khuzhir village to your place of stay.

Vehicle: Off road SUV / minivan
People per group: up to 3
Duration: from AM 10:00 to PM 6:00
Food: traditional local lunch (no vegeterian option)
English speaking guide: included
Difficulty: medium