Hero city Volgograd through exotic Kalmykia to the Volga Delta & & sunny Astrakhan. The largest river delta in Europe, endless feathered steppes and dunes, the extraordinary colorful Elista with the largest Buddhist church in Europe, the relict salt lake, thousands of birds, wild saigas. 7 amazing days of varied experiences, the purest air and smells of sun-heated steppe grasses. Discover the South, Russia you have not seen before.
The Volga Delta - the largest river delta in Europe
Lotus blossom (July-August) - the world’s northernmost lotus location
Elton - the largest salt lake in Europe
Stalingrad, the place of the biggest battle in human history
Elista: the biggest buddhist temple in Europe
Endless steppes, singind dunes & wild saigas
Pink salt lakes, gorgeous birdwatching & burning sourse
Kalmyks: the only Buddhist people in Europe. Tasting of mysterious kumis, Kalmyk tea and cuisine
Astrakhan: the southernmost Kremlin in Russia & stunning wooden architecture
Sunset Volga River cruise
Shepherd's site of the Mongolian Oirats & camel ride
Lunch in a yurt camp
Ross Cable, Australia: Discovery Russia Tours - a bespoke experienceDiscovery Russia Tours interacted with us throughout the entire process to provide a tailored experience in line with our unique interests. Expert guides were provided where required and the precise itinerary and budget was delivered as we wished. The staff were professional, knowledgable and hugely helpful, smoothing what might be regarded as a daunting experience into an enjoyable and stress-free lifetime event. I would recommend these Russia travel experts to any person interested in travelling to Russia, particularly to out of the way locations or for niche interests such as war history.