Baikal and the Sayans. Happy climbing to the peak of Love

Immerse yourself in the majestic expanses and beauty of Lake Baikal during our active tour, which will give you unforgettable impressions and a feeling of complete unity with nature. 

To truly experience the power and might of nature, you will go on an ascent to the Peak of Love. This trip will be a unique adventure filled with natural wonders and active activities. You will enjoy the solitude with nature and see with your own eyes the beauty that can only be given by a unique place that cannot be found anywhere else on the planet.

You can find the extended version of the tour at the link https://bolshayastrana.com/bajkal/bajkal-i-sayany-rasshirennyj-tur-170530 .

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 716
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
No need to pay now
Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 22 – 26 Jul
    • 25 – 29 Jul
    • 27 – 31 Jul
    • 30 Jul – 3 Aug
    • 1 – 5 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    1 night
  • or
    Guest House, Hotel
    1 night
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
2 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

The personification of Lake Baikal
Let's see with our own eyes the authentic sculpture "Keeper of Lake Baikal" by Dasha Namdakov
Mineral springs
We will visit the village of Arshan in the Eastern Sayan Mountains – a place rich in mineral springs
Places of Power
Let's feel the energy power of the sacred Cape Burkhan, Shamanka Rock
Climbing the peak of Love
We will hear the romantic legend of this peak and enjoy the stunning view of the Tunka Valley

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The beginning of the journey. The road to Olkhon

    The meeting of the group in Irkutsk at 10.00

    Important! The tour can be organized along classic and mirror routes, depending on the date of arrival. This means that all the activities and excursions described in the tour program will be organized in different sequences by day. For more information, see the Important to Know section.

    Group transfer to Olkhon Island. The path will run along a comfortable route along the "Martian Road", as our tourists often speak about the Tazheran steppes.

    Ferry crossing to the island. 

    Check-in.

    Free time. 

    Within walking distance is the business card of Lake Baikal, the most popular, recognizable and at the same time energetically strong location — Cape Burkhan, Shamanka rock. We recommend a walk there at sunset — the rays of the setting sun color the waters of Lake Baikal with burning shades. 

    Rest.

    Included in the price: group transfer, accommodation, lunch on the way to Olkhon.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 3 - Farewell to Olkhon
  • Day 4 - Towards the Eastern Sayans. Arshan sightseeing tour to the springs and waterfalls
  • Day 5 - Climbing the peak of Love. Visiting the hot springs. Return to Irkutsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

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

During the tour we will stop at Olkhon Island, Irkutsk and Arshan village. 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:

  • Economy – accommodation at a recreation center or in a hotel (facilities on the floor or in an adjacent building);
  • Standard – a comfortable room equipped with a private bathroom (shower and toilet), with the number of beds according to the number of residents;
  • Comfort – 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.:

Economy StandardComfort
63 00072 00093 000

Surcharge for single accommodation for 1 person, RUB.:

EconomyStandardComfort
9 00016 00030 000
BO "Aldartai", GC "Tatiana's" or similar or BO "Aldartai", Camping hotel "Olkhon" or similar or 2 nights
BO "Aldartai", GC "Tatiana's" or similar

The objects of the Economy level accommodation are cozy comfortable houses (amenities on the floor or in the neighboring building).

Another option
BO "Aldartai", Camping hotel "Olkhon" or similar

The Standard level accommodation facilities are cozy rooms with their own bathroom.

Another option
Villa "Malina", hotel "Baikal Khan" or similar

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

Hotel "Frigate", "Riverside" or similar or Matryoshka Hotel, Angara Group of Companies or similar or 1 night
DG "The Heart of Arshan" or similar or Irkut Hotel or similar or 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
2 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • transfers throughout the tour; 
  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • meals specified in the program: breakfast (except for the first day), picnic lunch at Cape Khoboy, lunch on the way to Olkhon, lunch on the way to Irkutsk;
  • excursions specified in the program;
  • entrance to National Park;
  • guide services (if specified).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals, if specified in the program independently or at your own expense;
  • 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.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Required: passport, MHI policy;
  • headdress (cap / hat / bandana);
  • 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);
  • mosquito and tick repellents (recommended to purchase in Irkutsk);
  • personal first aid kit (if you need specific medicines);
  • rain cape (raincoat);
  • photo/video equipment (spare flash cards);
  • portable charger (power bank);
  • comfortable shoes (athletic shoes / sandals);
  • toiletries;
  • small backpack (for excursions and walks);
  • sealed packaging for documents;
  • insulated clothing (jacket / light hat / hoodies / thin gloves);
  • binoculars;
  • a seat (a tourist hob).
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Dates and Prices

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Jul – 26 Aug
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  • from US$ 716
    22 – 26 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 716
    25 – 29 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 716
    27 – 31 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 716
    30 Jul – 3 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 716
    1 – 5 Aug 5 days 4 nights
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