Russian Dinner With a Cossack Family

More than just a dinner - this is a Cossack cultural experience.

The culinary traditions of Cossack cuisine remain strong to the present day pies, grains,  cold starters and hot main dishes. The Russian table is famous for the variety of fish and mushroom dishes, pickles, and poultry, as well as pancakes with jam. In addition to an overwhelming variety of food, unique cultural evening and musical folklore show from Karakol’s local Cossack community awaits you, all in the warmth of a family-run guesthouse.

Tour Highlights

  • Culinary delights of Russian cuisine*
  • Demonstration of traditional costumes
  • Tasting of homemade drinks
  • Sample a freshly-baked
    welcome bread when you arrive

* Vegetarian meals can be prepared upon request. Let us know in advance (at booking) if you or anyone in your group has food preferences or allergies.

Russian Dinner With a Cossack Family

2.5 - 3 hours
from 1,800 KGS
per person

Argo Guesthouse Karakol

This tour is offered by Argo Guesthouse Karakol. As a member of Destination Karakol, this business is actively invested in promoting tourism and community development in Karakol and the surrounding region.

Note for individual travelers: All our tours require to have a minimum group of people. The Karakol Visitor Center team will do its best to assemble a group of other interested participants in order to guarantee your departure.

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Tour Details


With prior reservation, 1 day in advance. 

Start Time

from 17:30, flexible 


2.5 - 3 hours

Good For

Adults, families, children




Any weather

Group Size

5-12 guests

Price Includes:

  • Meal, snacks, salads, dessert, drinks
  • Musical show with Cossack songs, dances

Not Included in Price:

*An English-speaking guide can be organized upon request for an additional price of 800 KGS for the group

Tour Location and Meeting Point

This tour meets at the Argo Guest House (104 Moskovskaya Street, Karakol).


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