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The first charter with tourists took Buryatia
At the airport of Ulan-Ude, we met the first tourists who arrived in the region under a new tour program. There were 160 people on board.
According to the press service of the Government of Buryatia, the charter program was organized by the tour operator TUI Russia with the support of the Federal Agency for Tourism. The first flight, according to representatives of the tour operator, was filled in just a few days after it went on sale. At the same time, about 70% of placements in the south of Lake Baikal have already been booked.
As the head of the regional tourism ministry, Maria Badmatsyrenova, said, several steps were taken in the tourism industry of the republic to minimize the risk of the spread of coronavirus. At the same time, the launch of a new direction was facilitated by restrictions on flights abroad.
In total, for the guests of the republic, the tour operator offers 12 tour programs of different price categories. During the tours, guests will be able to visit the Ivolginsky datsan, the Buddhist center, the ethnic complex "Steppe Nomad", visit old believers or shamans, and visit the center of Eastern medicine. In addition, it will be possible to visit Olkhon, Ushkany Islands, in the Chivyrkuy Bay or bow to the face of the goddess Yanzhima in the Barguzin Valley.
Flights from Moscow will be carried out with an interval of nine days, the program is scheduled until September 22. During this time, according to the plans of the tour operator, about 1,7 thousand tourists will be able to visit the region. Now the tour operator is discussing options for extending the program for the winter season.