1 day Arrival in Kyzyl
Arrival in Kyzyl
Meeting with a guide, transfer to hotel City tour (2 hours) with visiting the main places of interest of the city:
walk along the major embarkment and might hear the sermon of lama in Buddhist temple
visit the Center of Asia square and the same name monument
visit the square of Arat, see local theatre, fountains and the drum of wish there
take part in master-class guided by a local craftsman
After lunch in the city, transfer to yurt camp. You will overnight in yurt camp. Upon your wish hiking in surroundings.
The atmosphere of nomad life, star sky, fresh air, the sounds of water…
2 day Arzhaan-II burial mound
Today you will depart to visit Arzhaan-II burial mound, where the Scythian gold was found.
On the way we will make 2 stops:
mineral spring, where you can drink clear water and enjoy the view of Kyzyl city
Turan town, where we will visit the local museum, where you will know how Russian people came to Tuva
The finish stop is visiting Arzhaan-II burial mound, where we quite literally can touch the chapter of history Coming back to yurt camp
3 day Exposition Scythian gold
Exposition Scythian gold is a culmination of this trip. You will visit National museum of Tuva and see at unique finds found by archeologists in 2001-2003. During an expeditions more than 11 thousand of different stuffwas found there, the major part of them was made from gold.
There are many different things: trappings, gold ornaments made in “animal” style, log-house model of burial mound, located nearby Arzhaan settlement in the Valley of Kings.
Since ancient times local people called this place so, they believe that the Scyths tombed their kings and queens that area three thousand years ago.
The archeologists were surprised when found the burial mound not robbed for hundreds years. The finds changed the idea of the Scyths role in history.
Early, it was believed that the crafts of Scyths were in embryon state and their ornaments were made by Greece jewelers.
The style of finds were similar to the Black Sea ornaments but the heads of expeditions proved that those artifacts were made exactly in Tuva 3000 years ago.
Later it was called “the main archeological discovery of XXI century”.
After excursion transfer to the airport
Price - from 310 Euro per person
Scythian culture is a fascinating part of the history. The gold which found in Tuva changed the idea of Scythian life. We offer you to feel like a nomad in a touristic way and learn about curious facts of the Scythians. SiberiaDa Tour highlight
Accommodation en route
Itinerary start and finish pointStart and finish is from Kyzyl.
Arrival and departure transfers are included.
Travel tipsBefore go to Siberia, we kindly ask to learn travel tips carefully.
What to takeThis 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.
- Send us a request
- Confirm an itinerary
- Conclude a contract
- Make prepayment, full payment
- Receive the vouchers, pack the stuff and start travelling