Autumn on Lake Baikal

A wonderful and measured tour that will allow you to relax and recharge your batteries, soak up the indescribable powerful energy of the sacred lake, enjoy wonderful natural views painted with golden colors at this time of the year!

You will visit two shores of Lake Baikal – Olkhon Island and Listvyanka, as well as Irkutsk. Visit excursions to the natural legendary places, the historical heritage of the Siberian region. 

After this tour, you will feel inner harmony, reinforced by the delight of seeing the beauty of the wild nature!

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 637
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 4 – 9 Sep
    • 11 – 16 Sep
    • 18 – 23 Sep
    • 25 – 30 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • or
    Guest House, Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Group meet at
Russia, Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

"Taltsy"
We will visit the open-air museum, where wooden buildings from different centuries are collected
Irkutsk City Tour
We will drive through historical places and get acquainted with the history of the Irkutsk prison
Olkhon Island
We will find ourselves in a truly unforgettable and one of the most famous places on Lake Baikal
Shamanka Rock
Let's feel the energy of this place ringing in the air
Cape Khoboy
We will visit the most popular location in the northern part of Olkhon
"The Guardian of Lake Baikal"
We will see an amazing and impressive, modern sculpture made by the famous sculptor Dashi Namdakov

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Arrival in Irkutsk. Listvyanka tour and the Taltsy Museum

    After arriving in Irkutsk, you will go towards Listvyanka along the picturesque Baikal highway to get acquainted with Lake Baikal.

    Listvyanka is a kind of tourism Mecca among all visitors to Irkutsk, the starting point of many sightseeing routes along Lake Baikal. 

    This is the closest place to the city where you can see the Pearl of Siberia.

    You will visit an amazing and interesting place – the Taltsy open-air museum.

    This is a museum that has absorbed architectural wooden exhibits from different centuries. 

    Located in a picturesque place among the forest and the river, it immerses in another time with its atmosphere, and the guide's stories seem to be transported to another time: this is how residents of different times, their way of life and way of life are seen.

    Driving up to Listvyanka, you will learn a fascinating and beautiful legend about Lake Baikal and Angara, and see the legendary Shaman Stone. 

    After that, visit the Baikal Museum, which not only conducts expositional and educational activities, but also continues to engage in serious scientific research, and therefore you will not find out such information about Lake Baikal "first-hand" anywhere.

    After the tour, you will have free time to walk along the marina, visit the fish market, relax and check in.

    You will see: Baikal; Listvyanka village; Taltsy Architectural and Ethnographic Museum; Baikal Museum; Shaman Stone.

    Included in the price: group transfer, accommodation, guided tour, museum tickets.

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  • Day 2 - Free day in Listvyanka
  • Day 3 - A trip to the heart of Lake Baikal – Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the north of the island to Cape Hoboy
  • Day 5 - Return to Irkutsk
  • Day 6 - Completion of the tour program. Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • or
    Guest House, Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in the village. Listvyanka, on Olkhon Island and in Irkutsk.

It is possible to accommodate up to 4 people in a room (if it is a family). 

The cost of accommodation depends on the chosen comfort level:

  • "Standard" is a comfortable room equipped with its own bathroom (shower and toilet), with the number of beds according to the number of residents;
  • "Comfort" is a more spacious and comfortable room in comparison with the "standard" category, equipped with a modern design (shower and toilet inside).

The possibility of staying in a particular accommodation facility also depends on the workload and available dates. For more information, please contact the tour operator.

The cost of accommodation, depending on the selected rate for 1 person, RUB.:

StandardComfort
64 00085 000

Surcharge for single accommodation for 1 person, RUB.:

StandardComfort
28 00039 000

Check-in is possible on the tour.

Olkhon Camping Hotel or Baikal Terra Hotel or 2 nights
Olkhon Camping Hotel

"Standard" is a comfortable room equipped with its own bathroom (shower and toilet), with the number of beds according to the number of residents

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Another option
Baikal Terra Hotel

"Standard" is a comfortable room equipped with its own bathroom (shower and toilet), with the number of beds according to the number of residents.

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Another option
"BaikalWood Eco Lodge Spa", "Baikal Khan", "Port Olkhon", hotel dacha "BaikalEko"

Comfort" is a more spacious and comfortable room in comparison with the "standard" category, equipped with a modern design (shower and toilet inside).

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Aero, Angara, Riverside (standard) or Baikal Forest, North Sea, Courtyard Marriott Irkutsk City Center 1 night
The estate "Yeremeyevs", "Raspberry" or "Krestovaya pad", boutique hotel "Larch", "Dauria" or 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Duration
6 days 5 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • transfers throughout the tour, except for the ferry to Khivus;
  • meals according to the tour program;
  • excursions specified in the program;
  • permits to visit the national park;
  • habitation;
  • guide services (if specified);
  • support of the organizer.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • drinks and dishes not included in the main menu according to the program;
  • additional services specified in the program for an additional fee or not specified in the program;
  • additional excursions and transfers not included in the program;
  • equipment rental;
  • ice crossing on Khivus in the off-season (depends on climatic conditions).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Headdress (hat / cap on a sunny day);
  • sunscreen (protection factor of at least 20);
  • sunglasses (with at least 2 UV protection);
  • bathing accessories: swimsuit, towel and slippers (for visiting the sauna/hot springs, if provided by the program);
  • personal first aid kit (if you need specific medicines);
  • rain cape (raincoat);
  • photo/video equipment (spare flash cards);
  • portable charger (power bank);
  • comfortable shoes (sports shoes / boots);
  • warm clothes (jacket / hoodies / gloves);
  • toiletries;
  • small backpack (for excursions and walks);
  • the seat (tourist hob);
  • thermos (optional);
  • binoculars (optional).

Required: passport, MHI policy.

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 637
    4 – 9 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 728
    11 – 16 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 728
    18 – 23 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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  • from US$ 728
    25 – 30 Sep 6 days 5 nights
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