Baikal. Winter charm

Winter Baikal attracts guests with its legendary variety of ice and the beauty of winter nature. Only on Lake Baikal will you see such a number of icy caves and grottoes. 

The boundless mystical steppes evoke thoughts of another planet. The picturesque capes are stunning in their views. The tour is complemented by informative excursions accompanied by a professional guide to the historical sites of Irkutsk and Listvyanka. 

5 days of the tour will remain with you an unforgettable memory!

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 558
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 6 Feb, 2025
    • 5 – 9 Feb, 2025
    • 7 – 11 Feb, 2025
    • 11 – 15 Feb, 2025
    • 13 – 17 Feb, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 45 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

Taltsy Architectural and Ethnographic Museum
The museum is located on the picturesque bank of the Angara River surrounded by the Siberian forest, which gives it an authentic look and an authentic historical atmosphere
Sacred Olkhon
We will visit the island, which is the center of shamanism in Central Asia. According to legend, Genghis Khan is buried here.
An ancient Siberian city
Let's get acquainted with an amazing example of the neighborhood of modernity and historical heritage

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The road to Olkhon Island

    Upon arrival in Irkutsk, you will be met at the airport or railway station, after which the trip to Lake Baikal will begin.

    It is necessary to arrive in Irkutsk before 9:30 a.m.

    On a group transfer, you will go to the heart of Lake Baikal – Olkhon Island.

    The travel time is about 5 hours.

    You will leave Irkutsk approximately at 10 a.m.

    The path will run through an area with picturesque views. 

    Before the ferry crossing, our path will lie along the Tazheran steppes.

    Olkhon is a truly unforgettable and one of the most famous places on Lake Baikal, which is rightfully called a place of power and especially powerful energy!

    Settlement in the village. Hoosier.

    Free time.

    We recommend a walk to the island's business card – Cape Burkhan (Shamanka Rock).

    Enabled: group transfer, accommodation, lunch on the way to Olkhon.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to the north of Olkhon
  • Day 3 - Farewell to Olkhon
  • Day 4 - Sightseeing tour of Listvyanka. Talci. Baikal Museum
  • Day 5 - Irkutsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

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

  • Standard: 49,000 rubles. The surcharge for single occupancy is 18,000 rubles.
  • Comfort: 66,000 rubles. The surcharge for single occupancy is 34,000 rubles.

Types of accommodation:

  • Standard – amenities in the room itself;
  • Comfort – superior room categories (deluxe, suite).

Accommodation in hotels according to availability, please specify the details when booking.

Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel or similar (standard rate) or Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel or similar (comfort rate) 2 nights
Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel or similar (standard rate)

Featuring a private bar, Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel is located in the village of Khuzhir. Guests can relax on the terrace. Room service is available. Free private parking is available on site. An airport shuttle can be arranged for an additional fee. All rooms at the Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel have a wardrobe, towels and bed linen. 

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Another option
Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel or similar (comfort rate)

Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel is located in Khuzhir, 1.6 km from Khuzhir. It offers a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a terrace. All rooms at this four-star hotel offer free Wi-Fi and lake views. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Currency exchange and luggage storage are available. Each room here will provide you with a seating area. Some rooms at Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel have views of the patio and pool. All rooms have a private bathroom and a wardrobe. Towels and bed linen are provided. 

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Matryoshka Hotel or similar (standard rate) or Irkutsk Hotel or similar (comfort rate) 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 45 tourists
Minimum age
2 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • transfers according to the program;
  • meals according to the program; 
  • excursions specified in the program; 
  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • tour guide services according to the tour program;
  • the entrance to the National Park.

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;
  • crossing on Khivus during the off-season (if the ice crossing does not work).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Warm outerwear (for example, a ski suit);
  • Comfortable shoes (non-slip boots);
  • Headdress (warm hat);
  • Warm clothes (thermal underwear, fleece, hoodies, scarf/buff);
  • Warm mittens or gloves;
  • 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);
  • Photo/video equipment (spare flash cards);
  • Portable charger (power bank);
  • 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

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  • from US$ 558
    2 – 6 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 558
    5 – 9 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 558
    7 – 11 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 558
    11 – 15 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 558
    13 – 17 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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