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Lake Baikal: Two Shores, Four Cultures

Written by 56th Parallel on 8th Dec 2017
Legend of Lake Baikal, Lake Baikal Summer Tour

On this 9-day Lake baikal tour, you will visit Baikal’s most famous sites and get acquainted with the history of four different indigenous cultures inhabiting its shores. We will explore both western and eastern shores of Lake Baikal: “European” Irkutsk region and “Asian” Buryat Republic. You will be amazed at how everything changes around you, from the people to faces, nature and landscapes. Open the curtain of the spiritual world of Lake Baikal: learn the principles of Buddhism, the basics of shamanism, the culture of the Buryats and Old Believers’ way of life in modern Russia.

Treasures of St Petersburg

Written by 56th Parallel on 10th Jun 2014
treasures of St Petersburg tour

On the Treasures of St Petersburg tour, in a total of 6 days you’ll explore all the most unmissable highlights of St Petersburg and its surrounds. Take in the atmosphere of the city centre in a walking tour where old-world values and modern aspirations collide. Feast your eyes on the extraordinary treasures of the State Hermitage Museum, stroll the magnificent palaces and gardens of Russia’s own Versailles and explore trendy neighbourhoods and the world-class shopping and dining options of a truly global, truly extraordinary city. READ MORE

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56th Parallel is a travel company specialising in providing packaged tours and travel services in Russia.

Our goal is to redefine travel to Russia, focusing on creating the most rewarding experiences, which help travellers unfolds the soul of this exciting destination.

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