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Russia: The Treasures of Baikal 6 Nights/ 07 Days

OMR 533.000

Itinerary

Day 1: Irkutsk

ARRIVAL AT THE AIRPORT

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

TRANSFER FROM THE AIRPORT

CITY TOUR (1/2 DAY)

Get ready to explore a centuries-old Siberian merchant center! You will see the remains of the fortress Irkutsk including the Spasskaya Church, which was part of Irkutsk Kremlin. As the stronghold grew, merchants were coming here to settle and trade riches of Siberia — mainly furs. The fancy designs of their wooden homes will help you feel the spirit of the time. Your journey through centuries will take you to the house where Decembrists, Russian noble rebels lived in exile, a beautiful gingerbread-like 19th-century building of the History Museum and further, to the memorial grave of Alexander Kolchak, the legendary general of the Russian Civil War.

LUNCH AT THE RESTAURANT (EUROPEAN)

CHECK-IN AT THE HOTEL

FREE TIME FOR DINNER

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Lunch


Day 2: Irkutsk, Circum-Baikal railway, Listvyanka

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

CHECK-OUT OF THE HOTEL

TRANSFER TO THE RAILWAY STATION

CIRCUM-BAIKAL RAILWAY (WITH LUNCH)

Let’s explore Baikal following the old routes! We invite you for a tour along the Circum-Baikal Railway which is known as one of the world’s most beautiful and sophisticated railroad. Its every kilometer is a result of construction work as complex as no other railway has ever seen. You will see century-old stations, bridges, tunnels and magnificent stone galleries. Not to mention the stunning views of Baikal from its southeastern shore! It will be a long tour, so we have already taken care of your lunch.

TRANSFER TO LISTVYANKA

CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL

DINNER AT THE HOTEL

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 3: Listvyanka

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

BAIKAL MUSEUM

In this museum, you will get acquainted with the diversity of the Lake Baikal’s flora and fauna species, as well with its geology and geography. You will experience

a virtual dive in the underwater life of the Lake Baikal through the portals of a submarine. You will be amazed by the mix of authenticity and technology of this museum that will make your visit a real discovery of the Lake’s environment!

CABLE CAR TO CHERSKY STONE

Chersky Rock is an observation platform, located on the height of 728 meters above the sea level. Having reached the top of the mountain by chairlift, you will enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, the source of Angara River, Hamar-Daban, the legendary Shamanka Stone and even the train, passing through the old railway. Amazing pictures are guaranteed!

 

LUNCH AT THE RESTAURANT (EUROPEAN)

 

NERPINARY

Baikal nerpa (seal) is the symbol of the region and one of its most beautiful inhabitants. What makes it special is that this is the only area where you can meet them – they cannot live far away from their homeland. Because of their reticence and timidity, it is almost impossible to see Baikal nerpas in natural habitat – but you will have this opportunity during your visit to Nerpinarium! You will be fascinated by their ability to play football, jump, count,

play with the rings and sing.

CITY TOUR

Listvyanka is an urban-type settlement, situated in 70 kilometers from Irkutsk, near the point where the Angara River leaves Lake Baikal. Despite its modest size, Listvyanka is one of the busiest tourist spots in the whole Siberia. This town has always been an inhabited place in the region for 300 years and hosted a shipbuilding workshop. During this tour, you will visit the St. Nicolas Church, which dates back from the XIX century.

FREE TIME FOR DINNER

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Breakfast & Lunch


Day 4: Listvyanka, Olkhon island

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

CHECK OUT OF THE HOTEL

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

 

TALTSY MUSEUM

Until the mid-20th century, both Russians and Siberian native tribes produced wooden architecture. Irkutsk managed to preserve this heritage at Taltsy, a unique open-air museum. Once you step in, you completely forget about modern life. The fascinating 17th-century fortress towers and authentic huts invite you to explore the history of the region first-hand. Don’t pass up the chance to get inside one of these fancy homes and see the authentic way of Siberian living with your own eyes! If you want to immerse yourself even more deeply into the original ethnic culture, you can attend traditional craft workshops and unforgettable performances at the museum.

TRANSFER: LISTVYANKA - OLKHON

FREE TIME FOR LUNCH

CHECK IN AT THE HOTEL

 

WALKING TOUR TO CAPE BURHAN (SHAMANKA)

The most famous place of Baikal's Lake is located not far from Khuzhir. This place is called Shaman-Rock. Now Burhan is the main attraction of the island, the place of shamanic power. Shaman-rock, one of the nine holy shrines of Asia, has become one of the most famous images of Lake Baikal. If you are in search of magic places all around the world, then this is a place to begin or end your journey!

DINNER AT THE HOTEL

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Breakfast & Dinner


Day 5: Olkhon island

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

FULL DAY EXCURSION "CAPE KHOBOY"

When exploring Olkhon, make sure you pay a visit to Khoboy Cape, one of the most powerful places of the island. According to a Buryat legend, gods presented the first shaman with a gift of spiritual power at Khoboy. Since then, it’s been a tradition for shamans to conduct their mysterious rituals here. The sight attracts all sorts of occult enthusiasts. When you see this mighty, breathtakingly beautiful nature, you will not be at all surprised that people of the past believed that gods love Khoboy!

LUNCH-PICNIC

DINNER AT THE HOTEL

Overnight at Guest House || Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner


Day 6: Olkhon island, Ust Ordynskiy, Irkutsk

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

CHECK OUT OF THE HOTEL

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

TRANSFER: OLKHON - IRKUTSK

ETHNOPARK "GOLDEN HORDE": LUNCH, EXCURSION, FOLKSHOW, MEETING WITH SHAMAN

Baikal is famous for its beautiful nature, but there is something else that makes the unique image of the place complete. Over the course of centuries, the Buryat people have lived around the great lake, cherishing their own authentic culture. The Zolotaya Orda, or Golden Horde, park preserves the ethnic group’s way of life. Colorful national dress, live ethno music and dance, tantalizing traditional cuisine and authentic Buryat homes… A tour to the Golden Horde Park will be an unforgettable journey to a time when people lived in perfect harmony with nature! Local Buryats will accompany you to explain everything you see. You will enjoy a spectacular folk show with dancing, singing, contests and games. A real shaman will help you develop a spiritual connection with Siberian nature. Finally, you will try traditional Buryat cuisine and pine tree nut vodka at your lunch in a yurt!

CHECK-IN AT THE HOTEL

FREE TIME FOR DINNER

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Breakfast


Day 7: Bishkek

BREAKFAST AT THE HOTEL

MEETING WITH THE GUIDE

CHECK-OUT OF THE HOTEL

TRANSFER TO THE AIRPORT AND DEPARTURE

The order of the visits might be changed. However, all visits mentioned in the program will be provided in full.

Overnight at Hotel || Meals: Breakfast

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Highlights of this Package:

From OMR 533.000 Per Person on double Sharing Basis

Highlights:

Sightseeing Places:

Irkutsk

  • City Tour
  • ETHNOPARK "GOLDEN HORDE": LUNCH, EXCURSION, FOLKSHOW, MEETING WITH SHAMAN
  • CIRCUM-BAIKAL RAILWAY (WITH LUNCH)

Listvyanka

  • BAIKAL MUSEUM
  • CABLE CAR TO CHERSKY STONE
  • NERPINARY
  • City Tour

Olkhon island

  • TALTSY MUSEUM
  • WALKING TOUR TO CAPE BURHAN (SHAMANKA)
  • FULL DAY EXCURSION "CAPE KHOBOY"

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Variety Cruises: The Yacht Cruise Experience – 5 Days / 4 Nights

OMR 426.000

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MAHE – ST ANNE – CURIEUSE – COUSIN – PRASLIN – ARIDE – ST PIERRE – PRASLIN

DAY 1: MAHE INTER ISLAND QUAY – ST ANNE ISLAND

Embarkation between 3pm and 4pm. After a welcome cocktail we leave Port Victoria and sail to nearby St Anne for a refreshing swim stop off the ship. Overnight at anchor near St Anne. Welcome dinner.

DAY 2: ST ANNE ISLAND – CURIEUSE

We leave St Anne Island early in the morning to reach Curieuse. This morning we visit this uninhabited island, once a leper colony and home to giant tortoises. Our walking excursion (included) with a park guide will bring us to the farm, along mangrove forests. Later we return to the beach for a BBQ under the trees. In the afternoon you can enjoy the beach and sea activities. Overnight at anchor.

DAY 3: CURIEUSE – COUSIN ISLAND – PRASLIN

In the morning set sail for Cousin Island. Walking excursion (included) to the Bird Sanctuary which is in the care of Bird Life International. A quarter of a million birds breed on Cousin which also has several nesting beaches for turtles. In the afternoon set sail to Anse Lazio, Praslin, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Time for swimming and snorkelling. Evening at anchor.

DAY 4: PRASLIN – ARIDE – ST PIERRE – PRASLIN

In the morning set sail to Aride. Walking excursion (included) to the top of the island for an amazing view of the island. The island is home to the Wright’s gardenia found nowhere else on earth and to bird species like the Audubon’s shearwater, the Seychelles warbler. At noon set sail for St Pierre Island, reaching St Pierre after lunch for a 3 hour snorkelling and swimming stop. At sunset, leave St Pierre to sail into Baie St Anne, Praslin. Overnight at dock. Creole Night.

DAY 5: BAIE ST ANNE, PRASLIN

Disembarkation between 9am and 10 am. Please note: the itinerary is subject to change based on winds and sea conditions which may render anchorage and landing at some islands very difficult and the company reserves the right to change the itinerary for the safety of the passengers and of the ship. Inclusions / Exclusions

Package Includes:

  • 4 nights Cruise
  • Full Board basis
EXCURSIONS: Some excursions are included in the cruise and there are 2 optional excursions.

 Package Excludes:

  • Port Taxes
  • Visa Charge & Travel Insurance.
  • Tips/Gratuities.
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Highlights of this Package:

OMR 426.00 per person on Double sharing

 

  • Enjoy island hopping from Mahe Inter Island Quay to Baie St Anne, Praslin In an extraordinary 5 day voyage to explore the breathtaking islands of Seychelles! Book your vacation today with #NTTOman
  • Variety Cruises is one of the leading yacht cruise lines worldwide, operating a fleet of 11 fully owned vessels offering travelers the ultimate Yacht Cruise experience. With capacities ranging from 5 to 36 cabins, Variety Cruises’ upscale yachts and experiential cruise itineraries embrace each destination by visiting much-loved and unfrequented ports of call in a private, intimate and relaxed environment.

Validity: Based on sailing dates, please inquire with us.

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GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • THE PRICES ARE INDICATIVE AND SUBJECT TO FINAL CONFIRMATIONS.
  • PASSPORT TO BE VALID BEYOND 6 MONTHS OF PERIOD OF STAY.
  • CHECK-IN AT THE HOTELS 1400 HOURS AND CHECK-OUT 1200 HOURS.
  • SALES / TRAVEL / CANCELLATION CONDITIONS APPLY-KINDLY CHECK AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.

Package confirmed is subject to Booking Conditions / Cancellation policies as applied by Service Providers. Partially unutilized tickets are non-refundable. It is recommended that you take your travel insurance to cover you during your travel, medical expenses in case of an accident / illness, loss of baggage/personal effects, loss of ticket, change of ticket reservation and cancellation of the tour. It is the responsibility of passengers to ensure that their passports and visas are valid for travel. Kindly contact the relevant Embassy or Consulate for same.

Kiev: Unravel the City – 5 Days / 4 Nights

OMR 289.000

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Itinerary

Day – 1 : ARRIVE KIEV

Arrive Kiev Airport and private transfer to Hotel.

Day free for leisure. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day – 2 : KIEV

Optional Hop on Hop off City Sightseeing – Kiev, Ukraine

During the excursion, you will see the main shrine of the Orthodox Church in Ukraine – the Kiev-Pecherska Lavra. View the unusual Paton Bridge, learn about the left bank and see the monumental 110 yard-high Motherland Statue, which has become the hallmark of the capital city. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Kyiv-Pechers'ka Lavra monastery and Saint Sophia's Cathedral with its great bell tower, the beautiful Saint Michael's Cathedral. Enjoy a great panoramic view of the Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, one of the oldest indoor markets in the capital, the Besarabka. You will also see the deepest underground station in the world, Arsenal'na, Glory Park and much more. Sure to stand out is the main red building of the National University. Furthermore, you will enjoy a great panoramic view of the most beautiful avenue in the city, Taras Shevchenko Boulevard, and one of the oldest indoor markets in the capital, the Besarabs'kyy Market. You will also see Kyiv's main street, Khreshchatyk, and the Opera House, as well as the Golden Gates and the ancient Volodymyrs'ka Street, decorated with architecture from the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day – 3 : KIEV

Optional Private tour of the Olympiysky Stadium – Kiev, Ukraine

Have a wonderful experience and feel like a footballer by visiting the Olimpiysky stadium.
Duration of tour: 2 hours

This is a great opportunity to look behind the scenes of the largest stadium in Ukraine – NSC Olympiyskiy. Your guide and driver will meet you at the hotel and transfer to the stadium. The tour will take you behind the scenes into areas usually reserved only to the players, you will feel the spirit of the game in the changing rooms and experience a real footballer's emotions by going up the players tunnel to the pitch entrance. A unique program which will give you the opportunity to see the most secluded sports of the arena, evaluate luxury of executive class sky boxes and walk along lounge and VIP zones admiring all-around views of the main sports arena of Ukraine Elite class.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day – 4: KIEV

Day at leisure. Free for exploring Kiev on own.

Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day – 5 : DEPARTURE

Breakfast at Hotel, Check out and transfer to Kiev airport to fly back to Muscat.

Inclusions / Exclusions

Package Includes:

  • Economy class airfare on Qatar Airways
  • 04 nights accommodation in Royal Grand 4* category of hotel or similar in Kiev
  • Arrival and departure assistance.
  • Return Airport Transfer on Private Basis.

 Package Excludes:

  • Visa Fees
  • Cost of your Overseas Travel Insurance
  • All other items not mentioned in package inclusion
  • All personnel expenses like telephone, Compulsory Tips, laundry, portage etc.

Note:

  • Sightseeing tours are optional
  • Package prices are subject to change and availability.

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Highlights of this Package:

From OMR 289.000 Per Person on Double / Triple Sharing Basis

  • 4 Nights in Kiev
  • Visa on arrival for Omani and Indian Nationals
  • Optional visit to world famous Kiev Olympic Stadium

 

Package Validity : 31st Oct 2018

*Peak Season surcharge applicable during Black out dates, Christmas & New Year period.

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GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • THE PRICES ARE INDICATIVE AND SUBJECT TO FINAL CONFIRMATIONS.
  • PASSPORT TO BE VALID BEYOND 6 MONTHS OF PERIOD OF STAY.
  • CHECK-IN AT THE HOTELS 1400 HOURS AND CHECK-OUT 1200 HOURS.
  • SALES / TRAVEL / CANCELLATION CONDITIONS APPLY-KINDLY CHECK AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.

Package confirmed is subject to Booking Conditions / Cancellation policies as applied by Service Providers. Partially unutilized tickets are non-refundable. It is recommended that you take your travel insurance to cover you during your travel, medical expenses in case of an accident / illness, loss of baggage/personal effects, loss of ticket, change of ticket reservation and cancellation of the tour. It is the responsibility of passengers to ensure that their passports and visas are valid for travel. Kindly contact the relevant Embassy or Consulate for same.

GENERAL TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • THE PRICES ARE INDICATIVE AND SUBJECT TO FINAL CONFIRMATIONS.
  • PASSPORT TO BE VALID BEYOND 6 MONTHS OF PERIOD OF STAY.
  • CHECK-IN AT THE HOTELS 1400 HOURS AND CHECK-OUT 1200 HOURS.
  • SALES / TRAVEL / CANCELLATION CONDITIONS APPLY-KINDLY CHECK AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.

Package confirmed is subject to Booking Conditions / Cancellation policies as applied by Service Providers. Partially unutilized tickets are non-refundable. It is recommended that you take your travel insurance to cover you during your travel, medical expenses in case of an accident / illness, loss of baggage/personal effects, loss of ticket, change of ticket reservation and cancellation of the tour. It is the responsibility of passengers to ensure that their passports and visas are valid for travel. Kindly contact the relevant Embassy or Consulate for same.

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