Old-Believers Village

Old-Believers Village

7-hour excursion by car to Zabaikalye and a visit to an Old-believers village with lunch.

What is included
  • Private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch
  • Duration of the excursion is 7 hours
  • The guide meets you at the hotel

Zabaikal Old-believers — colorful ethnic branch of raskolniks exiled to Siberia in 18th century after the liturgical reform held by patriarch Nikon. Here in Siberia, far from tsar and Soviet government they could preserve their original culture, songs, religion in its virgin form.

The village consists of small wooden houses with brightly-painted shutters and carved ornamentation. It is inhabited by descendants of persons exiled to Siberia in the 17the Century after refusing to accept various Russian Orthodox Church reforms.

1 pax
$419
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • lunch
3 pax
$225
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • lunch
4 pax
$185
the price is mentioned per person
  • private transportation in sedan car, or minibus depending on the group size
  • 1 guide per group
  • English language
  • lunch
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