Baikal ice and the heart of Lake Baikal. A journey from Olkhon to Listvyanka

This trip along Lake Baikal will introduce you to the amazing nature of the Great Lake, with a bizarre combination of bright sun and blue transparent ice, will give you a wonderful mood, new impressions and a desire to come again. For a short stay on Lake Baikal, you can get acquainted with the main attractions of Lake Baikal – Listvyanka and O. Olkhon. We offer you to spend time usefully and informative!

Location

Irkutsk
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US$ 2 336
US$ 2 005
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 15 – 21 Feb, 2025
    • 22 – 28 Feb, 2025
    • 1 – 7 Mar, 2025
    • 8 – 14 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

A fun ride on khivus
Let's take a ride on Khivus and admire the purest Baikal ice
Picnic on Lake Baikal
Let's have a picnic right on the ice of Lake Baikal
Dog sledding
Let's go dog sledding for 10 km.

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting with Lake Baikal. Olkhon Island. Visit to Shamanka Rock

    Meeting at 10:00 am near the information desk of the Irkutsk airport (guide with a sign "Baikal").  

    Transfer to Olkhon Island (the time is reported on the eve by the accompanying person) as part of a team group (about 5-6 hours with the crossing of the Olkhon gate). 

    Lunch at a roadside cafe (self-paid).

    Arrival at Olkhon or MRS. 

    Placement. 

    After dinner (self-paid) visit to Shamanka Rock.

    Shamanka Rock is one of the seven shrines of Asia. 

    A sacred rock for the local population.

    Evening rest.

  • Day 2 - Visit to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 3 - Free day
  • Day 4 - Farewell to the island of Olkhon. Transfer to Listvyanka village
  • Day 5 - A trip across the ice of Lake Baikal to Sandy Bay
  • Day 6 - Farewell to Lake Baikal. Excursion to the Baikal Museum. Transfer to Irkutsk
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation at a campsite and in a hotel.

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

placement"Economy", facilities on the floor"Standard"
double room178 500187 700
single room187 900200 300

You can charge your phones at the camp sites, but the mobile connection is weak and there is no wi-fi.

Find out more information about the conditions of your stay when booking a tour.

Camp Site 6 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • meeting at the airport;
  • transfer according to the program;
  • excursions specified in the program;
  • tickets to museums and national park;
  • placement according to the program;
  • meals according to the program:
    • 1 day: not provided;
    • Day 2: breakfast, lunch-snack;
    • Day 3: Breakfast;
    • Day 4: Breakfast;
    • Day 5: breakfast, lunch-picnic;
    • Day 6: Breakfast;
    • Day 7: Breakfast;
  • escort services for groups of 6 people or more;
  • transfer to Khivus;
  • dog sleds and snowmobiles.

Paid extra

  • air flight or railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program or specified for an additional fee;
  • translation services (English, German, Japanese, French, Spanish);
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • video shooting;
  • horseback riding;
  • Russian bathhouse;
  • additional services not specified in the program;
  • fishing gear rental

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. Passport (birth certificate for the child), compulsory medical insurance policy.

2. Tickets, voucher, payment documents for accommodation, etc.

3. Cosmetics, sunscreen, etc.

4. Sunglasses.

5. The camera.

6. Sleeping bag (comfort - 5g.).

7. Spoon, mug, knife.

8. Warm insulated winter boots - 1 pair. Please note that you will not be on the street for 30 minutes as in the city, but for several hours outside the city! Shoes should be comfortable, worn and not high-heeled.

9. Spikes on an elastic band - for walking on ice and ice of Lake Baikal (often sold in sports shops in winter).

10. Insoles-warmers (optional).

11. Underwear – at least 2-3 sets.

12. T–shirt - 1-2 pcs.

13. Socks – used 2-3 pairs. and 2 pairs of woolen ones.

14. Comfortable trousers and a sweatshirt for walking indoors.

15. Swimsuit - for bathing in hot springs.

16. Thermal underwear (winter set, jacket + tights) – 1-2 pcs.

17. Sweater or fleece jacket for the street - 1-2 pcs.

18. Down vest - optional.

19. Warm trousers for the street (like ski pants) - 1 pc.

20. A warm jacket with a hood - 1 pc.

21. A warm or sporty hat – 1 pc.

22. Insulated gloves or mittens - 1-2 pairs.

23. Personal hygiene products (toothbrush and paste, toilet paper, etc.).

24. Individual first aid kit (with the necessary set of personal and specific medicines no more than 200 grams by weight).

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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 2 005
    15 – 21 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 2 005
    22 – 28 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 2 005
    1 – 7 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 2 005
    8 – 14 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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