Bachelorette party on Lake Baikal. Ice and flame

We invite you to embark on an exciting journey to one of the most magical and picturesque corners of Russia – Lake Baikal. During this tour, you will hear Baikal legends, see mysterious grottoes, amazing hummocks, capes sacred to local residents, take many beautiful photos, as well as visit a real shaman and learn what a Siberian spa is.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 747
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 10 – 14 Feb, 2025
    • 17 – 21 Feb, 2025
    • 21 – 25 Feb, 2025
    • 24 – 28 Feb, 2025
    • 3 – 7 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • or
    Hotel, Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
10 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Hivus rides
Let's feel ourselves flying on the incredible ice of Lake Baikal
Baikal tea from a samovar
Let's drink tea from a real samovar on Baikal water with local herbs
Siberian SPA
A Russian sauna with Baikal herbs and a Siberian bath tub are waiting for us
Baikal Space
Let's admire the ice caves, grottoes and ice with bubbles!
Champagne on the ice of Lake Baikal
We'll have a picnic and wine tasting right on the ice
The largest ice rink in the world
Let's go ice skating, have fun and get some fresh air

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The Small Sea. A walk on the ice of Lake Baikal and an excursion on Khivus. Siberian SPA!

    Arrival in Irkutsk, meeting at the airport 8:00-8:30 (opposite the baggage claim), at the railway station 9:00-9:30 (entrance to the Suburban ticket offices) with a sign "Ice and flame". 

    After gathering the group, we go to breakfast. 

    After breakfast, we go to Lake Baikal, to the very heart of it – to the Small Sea. 

    On the way, you will hear an interesting guide's story about Lake Baikal and enjoy the picturesque view outside the window. 

    After passing the village of Yelants, we will make a stop at the bronze figure of a flying eagle, the patron saint of the steppe expanses of Tazheran and Olkhon. 

    And now, after 20 km– the first view of Lake Baikal.

    Here the Tramp hero of the Russian folk song was immortalized in bronze “Through the wild steppes of Transbaikalia.” 

    Upon arrival at the Small Sea, accommodation in warm, comfortable rooms and a hearty lunch. 

    In the afternoon, after a rest, we will have a walk on the ice of Lake Baikal and an excursion to Khivus.

    Khivus is a comfortable hovercraft, the safest and most comfortable for traveling on the ice of Lake Baikal. 

    We will stop in beautiful places and take great pictures.

    P.We take bright things with us on the trip: hats, scarves, sweaters, skirts and even swimsuits.

    We return to the hotel, have a little rest, and go to warm up: a Siberian SPA awaits us!

    You haven't tried this before. 

    Traditionally: a Russian bathhouse, with a birch broom and herbal Baikal teas, and a Siberian bath tub, right in the open air, with a wonderful view of Lake Baikal, sunset and stars appearing one after another above you! 

    The water in the vat is heated to 42 degrees, herbal decoctions or birch brooms are brewed in it – pleasure and benefit in its pure form.

    Guide: Yes. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 2 - Hummocks of Lake Baikal. Baikal ice
  • Day 3 - A trip to the grottoes. Cape Burhan. Ogoy Island
  • Day 4 - "Baikal Space". Sokui – frozen waves of Lake Baikal
  • Day 5 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • or
    Hotel, Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation:

  • in Irkutsk – 4* hotel, Baikal Forest, Central or similar;
  • on the Small Sea – the World of Baikal hotel, Bayar, Gesar, used Panorama or similar (comfortable rooms with views of Lake Baikal).

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

 2-3-local1-local
The usual cost65 15077 715

The possible accommodation options are presented below, accommodation in other facilities is possible according to availability (i.e. at the discretion of the tour operator), not lower than the class.

Check-in from February 23, accommodation is expected at the Panorama recreation center.

Baikal Forest Hotel 1 night

Baikal Forest Hotel is located in Irkutsk, 2.5 km from V. Bronstein Gallery. It offers a bar and private parking. The hotel has a 24-hour front desk, a restaurant and free Wi-Fi, as well as room service. Those who wish can book family rooms.

They are equipped with air conditioning, a desk, a kettle, a refrigerator, a safe and a flat-screen TV. The private bathroom is equipped with a shower. Towels and bed linen are provided in each room at Baikal Forest Hotel.

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Eco-hotel "World of Baikal" or Recreation center "Panorama" 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
10 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the program;
  • meals according to the program:
  • Day 1-3 – breakfast, lunch, dinner;
  • Day 4 – breakfast, lunch;
  • Day 5 – breakfast;
  • transportation and excursion services according to the program;
  • excursions and entertainment: 
    • the mirrored surface of Lake Baikal;
    • Baikal space (bubbles);
    • powerful hummocks;
    • Siberian SPA (Russian sauna with Baikal herbs and Siberian open-air bath tub);
    • delicious and beautiful food, picnic on ice with a samovar;
    • ice skating on the largest ice rink in the world;
    • Buryat folklore;
    • Khivus tour;
    • wine tasting on the ice of Lake Baikal;
    • guided tour;
    • bathhouse;
    • Buryat folklore.

Paid extra

  • air or railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • additional services of the hotel and recreation center;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • placement of another level;
  • individual service;
  • additional excursions.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Necessary clothes and shoes:
    • warm and stable shoes;
    • a warm windproof jacket (preferably with a hood);
    • trousers – with the same qualities as a jacket;
    • the hat is better synthetic, with a non-blown membrane;
    • warm two-layer scarf;
    • non-blown gloves and mittens (gloves can be made of fleece, mittens must be with protective material) it is better to take both;
    • thermal underwear;
    • fleece;
    • sweater, T-shirt;
    • trekking winter socks (moisture-absorbing) + wool socks. (and light cotton ones);
  • Camping equipment:
    • sunscreen;
    • sunglasses (you can also take a ski mask);
    • thermos (at your discretion);
    • first aid kit (personal);

Also, for the convenience of moving with personal belongings, you can take a backpack up to 40 liters or a small bag (in addition to a suitcase / bag that will be located at the hotel).

  • Documents:
    • passport;
    • compulsory medical insurance policy;
    • the child needs a birth certificate.
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Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 747
    10 – 14 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 747
    17 – 21 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 747
    21 – 25 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 747
    24 – 28 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 747
    3 – 7 Mar, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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