Botanic garden tour
We start with a city tour of Omsk for three hours.

We then continue with a unique botaniv garden in Siberia.

Green Omsk:
In 1960-70, Omsk got the nickname “garden city”. City owes this title to great extend to the German agronomist Herbert Gense.

On the territory of the botanic garden of Omsk he collected his most valuable collection of trees and shrubs.

Gense had been working on the introduction and acclimatization of plants of Ural- Siberian region. All in all, he created and introduced about 30 new species of trees and shrubs, which are widely used in landscaping of Omsk, in other cities and regions of Siberia and Northern Kazakhstan.

Costs and references
Duration: 4 hours

Tour costs:
1 person: 90 euros
2 persons:50 euros per person

What's included:
-Pickup in the centrally located hotel or another central point of Omsk

-Public transport ticket (if needed)

-Hotel drop off by public transport (if needed)

- English speaking guide during the whole tour

An entry into a guest book:

Just unbelievable - Mr. Gense war a genius! At the same time it is a great pity that he is practically unknown to the outer world. He deserves to be world-known!

We loved the place. All the best to this splendor in Omsk.

Udo and Judith, Dresden/Germany.

October 2014

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