This tour is for travelers who want to get acquainted with the culture of the Old Believers in Transbaikalia. You will visit the unique museum of history and culture of the Old Believers and the ancient Orthodox church. The family will tell you about life, lifestyle and family traditions. The program includes lunch. What could be more interesting than to be on the other side of the village windows and see with your own eyes how the locals live? At the hospitable table you can taste traditional homemade food, learn more about local customs, have a heart-to-heart talk and ask the most exciting questions. True connoisseurs of Russian cuisine know that only homemade soup “shhi” cooked with love, the recipe of which is secretly passed down from generation to generation, will win your heart with its rich taste and aroma. Immerse yourself in Russian culture and enjoy local drinks (mors or samogon). And after a rich feast, the hospitable hostess will offer guests to taste tea from a samovar and local sweets.
The original spiritual culture of the Semeyskie (Old Believers) of Tarbagatai district of the Republic of Buryatia was recognized by UNESCO as a “Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Mankind” in May 2001 in Paris!