"Earth is a Garden of Peoples" cultural-educational expedition
ARKAIM/ALTAI/BAIKAL

COSTS WORKSHEET
(rev. 05/11/07)

SAMPLE COST WHOLE EXPEDITION - LUXE
June 23-July 29 (36 days) - $5,670
plus estimated $2,850 for airfare, invitation, visa, travel insurance,
and estimated $1,250 for food, miscellaneous purchases, visa registration

SAMPLE COST FOR EXPEDITION - BUDGET
July 3-29 (27 days) - $2,710
plus estimated $2,430 for airfare, invitation, visa, travel insurance
and estimated $765 for food and visa registration
All prices for travel and accommodation subject to change.

To figure your costs, you should have a $number in each "subtotal" and "total" blank.
Please mark which "category" items you included in your subtotals.

If you want to customize your trip, or participate in only part of the Expedition,
we will help you choose your options, using this worksheet.
Please contact us by e-mail at carol@altaibooks.com to arrange for personal assistance.

category subtotals       total      
PURCHASE DIRECTLY, in advance - total $
1) INVITATION
- "Tourist" Invitation (30 days or fewer, from N.America & Europe) - $30
        OR
- "Tourist" Invitation (30 days or fewer, from countries outside of N.American and Europe) - $100 or more
        OR
- "Business" Invitation (more than 30 days) - $100 or more
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2) VISA
- Depending on type of visa and length of processing time - $100 or more, plus FEDEX both ways for your passport.
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3) INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE to and from Moscow, and connecting flights inside Russia $
4) TRAVEL INSURANCE - About $100 $

PAY DIRECTLY, in Russia - total $
5) VISA REGISTRATION - Estimated $30 X # of weeks $
6) FOOD - $25 X # of days $

PAY TO ALTAI BOOKS, in advance - total $
7) TRANSFER to of from airport in Moscow - $80 per transfer $
8) HOTEL in Moscow, double occupancy, $70/day X #of days $
9) GUIDES, $30/day X total #of days in Russia $
10) TRANSLATION SERVICES for non-Russian speakers, $15/day X total #of days in Russia $
11) PROGRAM / ORGANIZATIONAL FEE
         - CONGRESS                   (June 27-29)          $300
         - ARKAIM          (June 30 - July 1)                             $50
         - ALTAI          (July 3-18)                   $400
         - BAIKAL          (July 19-29)          $200
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12) TRANSPORTATION - choose your itinerary
(choose luxe or budget)
(prices subject to change)

Luxe (one way)
(air travel; 4-person "coupe" closed compartments on trains; car or van)

    CONGRESS/ARKAIM

         - Moscow/Chelyabinsk flight $200
         - Moscow/Chelyabinsk train                 25 hours   $200
         - Chelyabinsk/Turgoyak Lake car   $40
         - Turgoyak/Arkaim/Chelyabinsk  car $160
    ALTAI
         - Chelyabinsk/Novosibirsk             train                36 hours     $220
         - Moscow/Novosibirsk             flight     $300
                 PLUS airport transfer       $60
         - Moscow/Novosibirsk             train                61 hours       $250
         - Local transport in Altai             car     $400
    BAIKAL
         - Moscow/Ulan Ude or Irkutsk      flight            $400
         - Moscow/Ulan Ude      train             85 hours       $350
         - Novosibirsk/Ulan Ude      train             55 hours       $250
         - Local transport car, train       $260

OR

Budget
(one way)
("standard" open sleepers on trains; bus)

    CONGRESS/ARKAIM

         - Moscow/Chelyabinsk                  train                 25 hours  $100
         - Chelyabinsk/Turgoyak Lake bus   $20
         - Turgoyak/Arkaim/Chelyabinsk      bus   $80
    ALTAI
         - Chelyabinsk/Novosibirsk train 36 hours $110
         - Moscow/Novosibirsk train                 61 hours   $150
         - Local transport in Altai                   bus $250
    BAIKAL
         - Novosibirsk/Irkutsk                         train                 55 hours $150
         - Moscow/Irkutsk train 85 hours    $250
         - Local transport                  bus $130

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13) ACCOMMODATIONS - choose your itinerary
(choose luxe or budget)
(prices subject to change)

Luxe (hotels whenever possible, double occupancy)

    CONGRESS/ARKAIM - total                                                            $430

        - Chelyabinsk hotel June 26 ($80/nt)
        - Turgoyak Lake tourist base
w/2 meals/day
June 27,28,29 ($80/nt)
        - Arkaim bunkhouse June 30 ($30)
        - Chelyabinsk hotel July 1 ($80/nt)
        - Overnight on train July 2,3
    ALTAI/NOVOSIBIRSK - total                                                             $470
         - Tourist base; homestay                  July 4-16         ($30/nt)   
         - Hotel                  July 17         ($80)   
         - Overnight on train July 18-19
    BAIKAL - total                                                                                      $690
        - Ulan-Ude hotel July 19,20 ($80/nt)
        - Tunka hotel July 21 ($90)
        - Oka house          July 22,23         ($20/nt)
        - Munko Srdik hotel July 24,25 ($80/nt)
        - Irkutsk hotel July 26 ($80/nt)
        - Bolshoye Goloustnoye hotel July 27 ($80/nt)
        - Irkutsk hotel July 28 ($80/nt)

OR

Budget
(your tent whenever possible; otherwise double occupancy)

    CONGRESS/ARKAIM - total                                                                $75

        - Chelyabinsk flat June 26 ($20/nt)
        - Turgoyak Lake tent                      June 27,28,29 ($10/nt)
        - Arkaim tent June 30 ($5)
        - Chelyabinsk flat July 1 ($20/nt)
        - Overnight on train  July 2,3
    ALTAI - total                                                                                            $85
         - Tent                                                        July 4-16         ($5/nt)   
         - Flat                  July 17         ($20)   
         - Overnight on train July 18-19
    BAIKAL - total                                                                                      $150
        - Ulan-Ude flat July 19,20 ($20/nt)
        - Tunka house July 21 ($20)
        - Oka tent          July 22,23         ($5/nt)
        - Munko Srdik tent July 24,25 ($20/nt)
        - Irkutsk flat July 26 ($20)
        - Bolshoye Goloustnoye tent July 27 ($20)
        - Irkutsk flat July 28 ($20)

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