Ice Baikal and sunny Olkhon. Sightseeing tour

We invite you to winter Lake Baikal. In winter, Lake Baikal is beautiful and hospitable, the sun shines even brighter, repeatedly enhanced by sparkling fields of snow and ice, and also gives many opportunities for interesting and varied recreation.

Location

Irkutsk
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US$ 775
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 19 – 25 Oct
    • 2 – 8 Nov
    • 23 – 29 Nov
    • 1 – 7 Feb, 2025
    • 7 – 13 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • or
    or
    Camp Site, Hotel, Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Delicious Baikal fish
If desired, we will visit the fish rows, where we can try all the variety of Baikal fish
Interesting leisure for every taste
Snow safari on snowmobiles or real sled dogs is optional for us, as well as many other winter activities
Ancient Buryat villages and the Siberian taiga
We will take the road through the steppes, through the picturesque spurs of the Baikal ridge
The romantic legend of Lake Baikal
We will visit the observation deck at the famous Shaman Stone and the operating Church of St. St. Nicholas the Wonderworker
The famous island of Olkhon
We will see the Olkhon Gate Strait, visit the sacred Cape Burkhan and go to Cape Khoboy for the whole day

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Listvyanka Village, Shaman-stone, St. Peter's Church St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

    10:00 Gathering of the group at the Irkutsk airport.

    Transfer to Listvyanka (65 km).

    On the way, we recommend visiting the architectural and ethnographic museum "Taltsy" (additional fee), where you can not only see the wooden architecture and life of the peoples of the Baikal region, but also participate in traditional winter fun: ride on skins from a real Russian slide, ride a sleigh or a three-piece or walk on stilts.

    Excursion to the village Listvyanka.

    In Listvyanka, we suggest you take a sightseeing tour of the village with a visit to the observation deck at the famous Shaman stone, listen to the romantic legend of Lake Baikal, visit the current Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is the patron saint of all travelers and navigators.

    Lunch.

    Those who want to learn more about Lake Baikal can go on an excursion to the Baikal Ecological Museum (extra charge), where there are many exhibits telling about the inhabitants of Lake Baikal, they can even be seen live in aquariums located in the museum.

    It is worth finishing the day with a visit to the souvenir market adjacent to the fish rows, where you will be offered all the variety of Baikal fish cooked in various ways.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Free time.

    (incl. meals: lunch).

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  • Day 2 - Free time: skiing and master classes
  • Day 3 - Olkhon Island, village Hoosier. Shaman Rock
  • Day 4 - Pic. Khuzhir, Shaman rock, free time
  • Day 5 - Cape Khoboy
  • Day 6 - Transfer to Irkutsk
  • Day 7 - Irkutsk city tour, departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • or
    or
    Camp Site, Hotel, Guest House
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels in Listvyanka (1 night), Olkhon (3 nights), Irkutsk (2 nights) on the basis of double accommodation.

Accommodation facilities in Listvyanka: Mayak Hotel or similar.

Accommodation facilities in Irkutsk: g-ca "Empire", g-ca "Angara" or similar.

Accommodation facilities on Olkhon: “Kopylov Manor”, “Nikita Bencharov Manor”, BO “Olkhon”, mini-hotel “Baikal", GD "Hotei" or similar.

The cost of the tour for 1 person with double occupancy is 64,000 rubles.

The surcharge for single accommodation in hotels is 22,300 rubles.

Mayak Hotel or similar 1 night

The hotel is located in the village of Listvyanka. It offers a steam bath and a sauna. There is a panoramic conference room with 180 seats. Free private parking is available on site.

The rooms at the Mayak Hotel are decorated in a simple style and feature a TV. The rooms are equipped with a private bathroom.

The Mayak Hotel's restaurant serves local cuisine in a refined setting.

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The Empire Hotel or The Angara Hotel 2 nights
Recreation center "Olkhon" or Kopylov's Estate or 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
1 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • meals specified in the program:
    • Day 1: lunch;
    • Day 2: breakfast;
    • Day 3: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 4: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 5: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 6-7: breakfast;
  • all transfers according to the program;
  • guided tours according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • tickets for sightseeing sites and additional excursions.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • boots or boots designed for severe frost;
  • a hat with the ability to cover your ears;
  • warm, windproof gloves;
  • a warm jacket;
  • a warm sweater or fleece jacket;
  • pants (ski pants are available);
  • socks (thermal socks and woolen ones);
  • thermal underwear;
  • sunglasses;
  • lantern;
  • the lipstick is hygienic.
Are plane/train tickets included in the tour price?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?

Dates and Prices

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  • US$ 775
    19 – 25 Oct 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 775
    2 – 8 Nov 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 775
    23 – 29 Nov 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 775
    1 – 7 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 775
    7 – 13 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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