Traditions and culture of Tuva

Price from 450 Euro
Meeting with local people is the perfect way to see inside part of their life


Route: Kyzyl-Biy-Khem-Svatikovo-Kyzyl

The republic of Tuva
3 days/2 nights
June-August
Excursion, bus tour
Private travelling
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Itinerary


1 day Arrival in Kyzyl

Centre of Asia by Susina (24).JPG Yurt camp
-/L/D
Distance per day: 50 km

Upon arrival in Kyzyl, we start to learn about Tuvan culture getting acquaintance with the capital of the region:
visiting the city center with its main monuments (as Geography Center of Asia)
visiting the National museum of Tuva
having 2 different master-classes
visiting local market
After lunch departure to yurt camp.
Today you will take part in traditional Tuvan tea ceremony.
Afternoon free time at camp.
Dinner. Shamanism is a part of Tuvan culture. It’s typical for local people ask an a advise with shaman or go to the hospital. We want to present you the tiny part of shamanism in Tuva. In the evening you will watch at the shaman’s ritual – kamlanie. This is a special rite when a shaman talks to spirits. The attributes of the rite: fire, drum and a tribute to the fire.
The sound of drum in night makes an unforgettable impression. Afterwards you can ask shaman some questions about his religion and style of life.


2 day Throat-singing concert

Biy-Khem camp by Susina (2).JPG Hotel 5*
B/L/-
Distance per day: 100 km

Breakfast
Being in Tuva and not hear throat-singing? Impossible. Today you will have an experience with Tuvan throat-singing. You will hear all 4 types of throat-singing but also practice some of them if you want.
Lunch for today is your responsibly. Cooking master-class of how to make traditional Tuvan dishes will be organized for you.
Afternoon departure to Svatikovo lake and rest there.
Coming back to Kyzyl, check-in to hotel.


3 day Leaving Kyzyl

Road to Samagaltay by Susina (7).JPG On board
B/-/-
Distance per day: 10 km

Breakfast, check-out. Transfer to the airport


Price - from 450 Euro per person


  • Twin accommodation (except hotel in Kyzyl - single room there) and meals as per program
  • English-speaking guide services
  • Meals as mentioned (B-breakfast, L - lunch, D - dinner)
  • Transport services
  • Entrance tickets
  • Master-class
  • Throat-singing
  • Shaman's kamlanie
  • Single accommodation is 30 Euro (at yurt camp only)
  • Airline, train tickets
  • Alcohol drinks
  • Insurance
  • Souvenirs
  • Services, not mentioned in the program
  • The price is valid till the 01st of October 2020. The mentioned rates are valid for 6 people in a group. But the tour may be conducted from 1 up to 10 participants. The price for other number of participants is upon request.

    The classic option allows getting acquaintance with the traditions and culture of Tuvan people. Meeting with local people is the perfect way to see inside part of their life . SiberiaDa Tour highlight

    Accommodation en route

    Yurt Camp Byi-Khem
    The camp is located 20 km from Kyzyl at the bank of the Biy-Khem river. The yurts are presented in the typical type of living among nomads.
    There are several yurts, every is for 2 person. In every yurt there are 2 separate beds, closet, heat register. In the territory of yurt camp there are shower, WC, and a dining room in separate yurts.
    There are a weak mobile connection, no wi-fi available.
    Distance from airport: 25 km (the nearest one in Kyzyl)
    Available category of yurts: Standard

    Azimut Hotel 5*
    This is the hotel of the well-known hotels’ chain. The hotel was opened some years ago and has all the necessary stuff for a pleasure rest.
    This is the best hotel in Tuva, located in the very heart of the city. In the walking distance: Yenisei embarkment, the Geography Center of Asia, the local theater, market and museum.
    Available category of rooms: Standard, Standard view, Junior Suite, Junior Suite view, Junior Suite view triple, Presidential apartments


    Route distance

    By car asphalt road
    130 km
    Off-road
    30 km
    On foot
    3 km

    The trip is organized by comfortable vehicle depending on a group size.

    Itinerary start and finish point

    Start and finish is from Kyzyl.
    Arrival and departure transfers are included.

    Travel tips

    Before go to Siberia, we kindly ask to learn travel tips carefully.

    What to take

    This trip is an excursion kind of tour with the elements of some activities. It means you don’t need any special equipment; please take with you all the necessary things for leisure vacation.

    Limitations & dangers

    Age: from 12 years.
    No special physical fit is required.
    No special insurance is required.

    Booking steps

    1. Send us a request
    2. Confirm an itinerary
    3. Conclude a contract
    4. Make prepayment, full payment
    5. Receive the vouchers, pack the stuff and start travelling


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