Gastronomic Tour "Taste of Baikal"
You will learn all about Baikal and even more during this tour. You will have a chance to see the most beautiful sightseeing places , including the source of the Angara river from Lake Baikal, admire the view from the mountains , see Baikal seals.
The most exciting is that you will taste local cuisine in all it diversity including all the most popular food and drinks , typical for this area. You will fall in love with Buryat , local native population dish, learn all the secrets of its cooking and eve participate in the process of making the best one for yourself.
You will try all types of fish here, as well as herbs, Siberian tea drinks and tasty alcoholic drinks made of nuts.
Local legends of Baikal and Siberia will make you feel the spirit and energy of our area
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Stop At: Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
Baikal is famous for its clean water, fresh air, sincere people and delicious Siberian cuisine.
Why not enter into the world of the Pearl of Siberia?
I offer you the tour, that will allow you to perceive Baikal both through picturesque attractions and with the help of unusual dishes and drinks, which here they eat and drink not only for pleasure, but also to warm up in severe climate.
During the excursion you will taste a large number of fish dishes, such as Saguidai, learn how it differs from Raskolotka (I know this says nothing to you, but after the tour you will become experienced Baikal fish expert) , how to choose good Baikal omul, learn everything about the methods of its salting, drying and smoking, get acquainted with the magic fish of Baikal called golomyanka.
Local experts will tell you all the of the Siberian Tea Drinking process, as well as pick up the tea for you from any sickness - from cold, for stomach, from male and female deseases, because Siberian herbs are miracle health cures and give energy.
In the cozy Burat yurt you will taste the real Buuza, the national dish of the local indigenous population, and learn the technique of 33 pinches, which every Burat mistress should know.
Liqueur on cedar nuts with traditional delicacies will allow you to feel Siberian spirit.
And with these gastronomic pleasures you will be even more excited to admire local beauty: views of Baikal from mountain, visit cozy ancient church, admire Baikal seals and even take pictures and feed them, walk through the picturesque valley with views of mountains and forest
During the tour I will tell you everything about the life of indigenous people in Siberia, about customs and traditions, about shamanism, Buddhism and how cultures of different nationalities have merged in Siberia
Duration: 8 hours
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offeredAirports
- Irkutsk Airport, Irkutsk Russia
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Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infants must sit on laps
- Infant seats available
- Most travelers can participate
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.