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We did 2 day tours with the company during our stay in Ulan Ude. On both days we had Tatiana as our guide and Sergei as our driver and they were both excellent. The first day was a half day visit to the Ivolginsky Datsan....More
After a long journey in Russia, Mongolia and China, Za Baikalom proved to be the most professional travel agency. Knowledgeable, committed and helpful tour guides with nice personality. Excellent programs and perfect organization. Thank you! I can recommend Za Baikalom everyone with a good heart.
I just returned from my trip to Russia in early May. I had the pleasure of stopping in Ulan-Ude and met with Darima and her driver. They met me and took me to Ivgolinsky Datsan and Ulan Ude. The tour and the service they provided...More
Our tour was part of an Intrepid Trip so it is not clear of the 'Za Baikalom' company had any part in it, but the experience was similar, so whatever company you do this with, you will have a great time in 'Tarbagatai'.
We were doing the entire Transiberian route (August, 2017) and decided to stop at Ulan Ude to break the train ride. We booked a tour with Za Baikalom. Elena was our guide. She speaks perfect English, a very nice lady, accommodating, knowledgable and very respectful....More
Rada and Lena were both absolutely wonderful! They knew so much information about Buryatia, I was sometimes almost overwhelmed.
Our trip had a wonderful mix of the natural scenery, the city (Ulan Ude), as well as the smaller towns.
I especially enjoyed the Old Believers...More
We very much enjoyed two excellent tours with them: Old Believers and Baikal lake. Tour guides were very good, friendly and accommodating. They were both very good and fun company for the day. Visit to Old Believers is particularly recommended.
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We went for a 7 hour tour with Elena to Old Believers village which included lunch. This was an exceedingly well organised tour and Elena, the director of the company is well worth booking with. She brought an interpreter and we had a fabulous day...More
We did a half day tour to the old believers village at Tarbagatai as part of our Ulan-Ude itinerary whilst travelling on the Golden Eagle Trans Siberian train, we did not therefore do it through Za Baikalom (although it might have been). However, after reading...More
We were interesting in visiting the Old Believers village and we came across Za Baikalom agency through a review on a travel blog. We sent an email enquiring about availability and Elena replied to us very fast and in a very efficient way. We booked...More