Ivolginsky Datsan

Ivolginsky Datsan

3-hour excursion by car will take to the Buddhist Temple in Buryatia, 23 km from Ulan Ude.

What is included
  • Private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry tickets included
  • Duration of the excursion is 3 hours
  • The guide meets you at the hotel

Datsan is a restored Tibetan Buddhist monastery.

It used to be the only Buddhist spiritual centre in the former Soviet Union. Till 1995 the Datsan served as the residence of Bandido Khambo Lama (the leader of the Buddhists in Russia).

Now it serves as the center of Buddhism in Russia. Spiritual activity of the datsan is manifested in temple rites, medical practice, Buddhist education traditional system. It is also a cultural center gathering and preserving unique samples of old Buryat art, as thangkas, sculptures, ritual objects

There is an opportunity to take part in religious services of the Temple during the tour.

1 pax
$219
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • entry tickets
3 pax
$99
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • entry tickets
4 pax
$79
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • entry tickets
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