Jewels of winter Baikal: Listvyanka and Olkhon

We will travel to the most famous and beautiful places of winter Baikal: along the coast of Listvyanka, along the capes and grottoes of Olkhon Island. In their free time, everyone can find something to do: go on an excursion along the Circum-Baikal Railway, ride dog sleds or horses, go fishing on the ice of Lake Baikal or go to the sacred island of Ogoy.

Location

Irkutsk
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 – 31 Jan, 2025
    • 2 – 7 Feb, 2025
    • 9 – 14 Feb, 2025
    • 16 – 21 Feb, 2025
    • 23 – 28 Feb, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    5 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

Inhabitants of Lake Baikal
We will visit the Baikal Museum and learn about its inhabitants
Energy of Olkhon
We will visit Olkhon Island and Cape Khoboy, a sacred place on Lake Baikal
Taltsy Museum
If desired, we will take a walk through the Siberian village of the 18th century

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Getting to know Lake Baikal. Excursion to the Baikal Museum

    Meeting at 10:00 am near the information desk of the Irkutsk airport.

    A trip to the village of Listvyanka.

    The trip follows a scenic road along the Angara River. 

    Arrival in Listvyanka. 

    From here flows the only Angara River, which does not freeze even in severe frosts. 

    Why doesn't it freeze? 

    You will find out this by visiting the Baikal Museum.

    And of course, an amazing seal. 

    But do not forget to turn off the flash light at every frame. 

    Free time, buying fish at the market on your own. 

    We try and compare. 

    Lunch on your own in the village cafe or restaurant. 

    After lunch, we will climb the Chersky stone, which overlooks the Angara and Lake Baikal.

    At the request of the group, it is possible to organize an excursion to the Taltsy Museum of Architecture (additional payment). 

    Return to Irkutsk. 

    We check into the hotel, relax and have dinner on our own.

    2 more photos
  • Day 2 - Free day. Additional excursions on request
  • Day 3 - Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Cape Khoboy
  • Day 5 - Farewell to Lake Baikal and Olkhon Island
  • Day 6 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    5 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""Junior Suite""Lux"
double room 78 85083 80094 300105 800
single room85 80089 300110 000-

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 5 nights

Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • meeting;
  • transfers according to the program;
  • guided tours according to the program;
  • tickets to museums and national parks.park;
  • placement;
  • meals according to the program (only breakfast from 2 days);
  • escort services for groups of 6 people or more;
  • the lift to the Chersky stone.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals (lunches, dinners);
  • translation services (English, German, Japanese, French, Spanish);
  • fishing gear rental;
  • Russian bathhouse;
  • transfer to Khivus;
  • additional excursions: Sandy Bay, snowmobiles, dog sledding, trip to the Taltsy Museum, KBZHD, Tunka Valley;
  • additional services not specified in the program;
  • alcoholic beverages.

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. Spoon, mug, knife.
7. 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.
8. Spikes on an elastic band - for walking on ice and ice of Lake Baikal (often sold in sports shops in winter).
9. Insoles-warmers (optional).
10. Underwear – at least 2-3 sets.
11. T–shirt - 1-2 pcs.
12. Socks – used 2-3 pairs. and 2 pairs of woolen ones.
13. Comfortable trousers and a sweatshirt for walking indoors.
14. Thermal underwear (winter set, jacket + tights) – 1-2 pcs.
15. Sweater or fleece jacket for the street - 1-2 pcs.
16. Down vest - optional.
17. Warm trousers for the street (like ski pants) - 1 pc.
18. A warm jacket with a hood - 1 pc.
19. A warm or sporty hat – 1 pc.
20. Insulated gloves or mittens - 1-2 pairs.
21. Personal hygiene products (toothbrush and paste, toilet paper, etc.).
22. 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$ 886
    26 – 31 Jan, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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    2 – 7 Feb, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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    9 – 14 Feb, 2025 6 days 5 nights
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