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Za Baikalom

Ulan-Ude 670024, Russia
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Fabulous experience with hospitable hosts and a recreated wedding thrown in

Our tour was part of an Intrepid Trip so it is not clear of the 'Za Baikalom' company had any part... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
WW_Traveller023
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Sydney, Australia
Awesome vacation with Elena as our Guide

We were doing the entire Transiberian route (August, 2017) and decided to stop at Ulan Ude to break... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2018
Takbo
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Boston
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Ulan-Ude 670024, Russia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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'. These 'True...More

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Reviewed March 14, 2018

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

Thank Takbo
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

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

Thank Prem G
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Reviewed August 31, 2017

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. Make sure that you have...More

Thank Danijela T
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Reviewed June 8, 2017

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

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Reviewed October 17, 2016

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

3  Thank MartinBaxter58
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Reviewed April 20, 2016

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

2  Thank Mariana_Nic
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Reviewed February 3, 2016

We spent a great time with Za Baikalom. They prepared us tailor made trip. This is very flexible travel agency. Our guide was Elena Myasnikova very kind,polite and helpfull woman. She was serving us the best way she could. We made a big trip starting...More

1  Thank Tomasz K
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Reviewed July 3, 2014

I used Za Baikalom to get a ticket to UB in Mongolia for a one week visit, while I was in the Baikal region with the Great Baikal Trail Association for 3 months. The service was wonderful, extremely helpful, and they helped me plan my...More

2  Thank Peter D
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Reviewed April 27, 2014

Having read a couple of reviews on the Za Baikalom website, we decided to book the Old Believers day tour. We were delighted we did. Elena, who came to pick us up from our homestay in a car with a driver, was the perfect guide....More

3  Thank margaret_om
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