Five days on the ice of Lake Baikal. Active tour

This trip is a small expedition on the ice of Lake Baikal. You will forget about civilization for a while, feel like real pioneers, admire the view of ice cliffs, hummocks and grottos, be alone with pristine nature, test your endurance and gain Siberian health.

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 422
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 15 – 19 Feb, 2025
    • 22 – 26 Feb, 2025
    • 26 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025
    • 1 – 5 Mar, 2025
    • 8 – 12 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
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

The beauty of Baikal nature
We will see Angara and Lake Baikal from a bird's eye view
Inhabitants of Lake Baikal
Let's dive interactively to the bottom of Lake Baikal
Climbing the Skriper Mountain
We will see a panorama of the lake, huge hummocks of Baikal ice, up to 1 meter thick
An invigorating hike on Lake Baikal
We will skate, ski or walk and walk about 43 km along the Great Lake

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting with Lake Baikal. Visit to the Baikal Museum and Chersky Peak

    Meeting at 11:00 a.m., at the Irkutsk airport (near the information desk on the 1st floor). 

    Transfer to the village of Listvyanka (70 km). 

    The beautiful Angara will appear in front of the village of Listvyanka. 

    The trip takes 60 minutes and is very scenic.

    We make a small ascent to the Chersky stone and a panoramic view of the Angara opens in front of us. 

    Visit to the museum, with full information about Lake Baikal. 

    Lunch in the village of Listvyanka (payment on site). 

    Accommodation at the economy class recreation center. 

    Accommodation for 2-3-4 people.

    Discussion of plans, distribution of products. 

    Getting to know the participants. 

    Distribution of duty! 

    Safety precautions on the route.

    Preparation and inspection of equipment (skis, skates, poles — for those who took with them or rented. It will be much easier to walk if you have a sled or a travois with you. In this case, the sleigh can be ordinary, children's. On request, rental is possible). 

    If there is time, an inspection of Lake Baikal according to the state of snow on ice. 

    In good weather, photos of the sunset right on the ice. 

    Supper. 

    Note: In case of delay for any reason, tourists catch up with the group on their own.

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  • Day 2 - Crossing the ice of Lake Baikal to the village of Bolshye Koty
  • Day 3 - The passage to Cape Kadilny. Climbing the Skriper Mountain
  • Day 4 - Transfer to the village of Bolshoe Goloustnoe
  • Day 5 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in the villages of Listvyanka, Bolshye Koty, Bolshoe Goloustnoe at economy class recreation centers for 3-5 people in a room and at Cape Kadilny (overnight in a warm house. There are two rooms for 4 and 10 people with bunk beds, stove heating. Group accommodation in one building. There are no double and single rooms here).

Facilities on the floor or in a separate warm room, in the Censer - on the street.

The surcharge for 2-bed accommodation is 2,600 rubles/person.

The surcharge for 1-bed accommodation is 5000 rubles/person.

Except Cape Kadilny.

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 4 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the program (facilities on the floor or in a separate warm room, in the Censer - on the street);
  • transportation according to the program;
  • meals according to the program (meals are prepared by the participants themselves);
  • the work of an instructor;
  • obtaining a permit to visit the national park.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • insurance;
  • rent of a children's sled or a travois (when booking a tour);
  • rent skates or skis.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Documents:

It is necessary to have with you:

  1. Passport (for children — birth certificate).
  2. A compulsory medical insurance policy.
  3. A certificate from a therapist, if there are chronic diseases (the tourist takes responsibility for his health on the tour).

Necessary personal equipment for winter and spring travel:

We offer a list of necessary equipment that includes what you are wearing:

Equipment and accessories:

  1. A backpack for personal belongings of 60 liters.
  2. The headlamp.
  3. Sunglasses.
  4. Spoon, mug, cup, knife.
  5. Matches, or a lighter.
  6. An individual first aid kit (with the necessary set of personal and specific medicines no more than 200 grams by weight).
  7. Sunburn products (required in the mountains and traveling on the ice of Lake Baikal).

Necessary clothes:

  • Lingerie.
  • Thermal underwear 1 pc.
  • A jacket, fleece, etc. (preferably made of modern materials).
  • Storm suit – jacket + trousers. Availability is mandatory. The jacket is insulated with a hood. Trousers – protection from wind and moisture. You can use a ski suit.
  • Socks are simple (or trekking) — 2 pairs.
  • Wool socks (trekking, insulated).
  • Shoes preferably 2 pairs (trekking boots or other warm boots with a warm insole, without high heels, boots).
  • Trekking poles are recommended only for hiking routes, combined at the discretion of the participants.
  • Warm sports hat — 2 pcs.
  • Personal hygiene products (toothbrush and paste, toilet paper, etc.).
  • Insulated gloves and winter mittens.

Special equipment (on certain routes):

*ice skates

*elastic bands with spikes for shoes – A MUST-HAVE when hiking on ice

Note: if special equipment is not included in the price of the tour, it can be rented from the company by notifying your manager in advance.

Important! It is mandatory to have the following documents on the entire route – a passport, a compulsory medical insurance policy, and a birth certificate for the child.

The requirement for a set of "personal belongings" is nothing superfluous and heavy!

Rules for tour participants
Escort on the route
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?
Are plane tickets included in the tour price?

Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 422
    15 – 19 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 422
    22 – 26 Feb, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 422
    26 Feb – 2 Mar, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 422
    1 – 5 Mar, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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  • US$ 422
    8 – 12 Mar, 2025 5 days 4 nights
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