News

  • International TV channel Euronews made a film about Buryatia

    22.09.2013

    2013 is the year of tourism in Buryatia and, in order to promote touristic resources of the republic, a film about Buryat land was made. A production team from the central office of Euronews channel came to shoot traditions and culture of Buryat people, the unique nature of Baikal land, wild forests and numerous mineral hot springs, and also, the capital of the republic Ulan-Ude.

  • Buryatia presents tour resources of the republic in China

    21.09.2013

    On the 25-27th of September the republic of Buryatia takes part in international presentations of touristic products Russian Tourism RoadShow-2013 in Haihe, China.
    The main goal is to increase the stream of Chinese tourists to Buryatia, as this year, 2013 is the year of tourism in the republic.

  • "Baikal Youth Forum. Business, Family, Traditions"

    21.09.2013

    September, 25 - 27

    In this forum main problems and perspectives concerning youth business, tourism in Russian regions will be discussed.
    The forum is held in the capital of Buryatia - Ulan-Ude and on the shores of the lake Baikal

  • Buryat companies to take part in China International Travel Mart - 2012

    11.09.2012

    CITM (China International Travel Mart) is one of the most large-scale tourism marts in Asia, held annually in Shanghai or Kongmin. This years it will be arranged in Shanghai with Chinese State Tourism Management support. Among exhibitors there are chinese and foreign tour operators, airline companies, tour agencies and hotel gorups.

Vocabulary

  • SALAMAT a dish made of flour boiled with salt and cream. An extremely nutritious hot snack that was supposed to help nomads survive in cold winter period.
  • LAMA a religious teacher in Tibetan and Buryat-Mongolian Buddhism. May be used as a respectful title of the monk (nun) in order to emphasize their ...
  • BOOVY cookies for family and friends. These cakes, deep fried, are usually cooked at monasteries for long datsans service and holidays. Nowadays BOOVY is ...
  • DATSAN (Mong. from Tibet. Datsan - "faculty") - Buddhist monastery in Baikal region. Originally Buddhist monasteries  in Buryatia...
  • OMUL endemic fish of Lake Baikal that belongs to whitefish class.