Riding on Lake Baikal. Winter horse Riding Tour

A unique horse-riding tour for lovers of outdoor activities and nature. The journey will be interesting for both experienced and novice riders, as well as just horse lovers!

The tour is conducted on an individual request on any date for groups of 2 people or more.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 1 083
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 8 – 14 Jan, 2025
    • 22 – 28 Jan, 2025
    • 5 – 11 Feb, 2025
    • 16 – 22 Feb, 2025
    • 2 – 8 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 10 people
Minimum age
12 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

Individual approach
We will go with our family or a friendly company, we will be able to choose the appropriate date for the start of the trip on our own and adjust the route at our discretion, also the tour can be a great gift for loved ones
Pleasant horseback riding on Lake Baikal
The routes are suitable for everyone, and an experienced instructor will teach us the basics of horse riding and will carefully accompany us
To visit the shaman
We will visit a Buryat village, meet with a shaman, and also get acquainted with the culture and way of life of the indigenous people
A fascinating view of the Shaman Stone
We will take a chairlift up to the Chersky Stone observation deck, which offers a stunning view of the source of the Angara River
Getting to know the inhabitants of Lake Baikal
We will visit the Baikal Museum, where we will have a virtual dive in a bathyscaphe to the very bottom of the lake

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting

    Meeting at the airport, railway station, or hotel in Irkutsk.

    Transfer to the village of Listvyanka.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Meals are not included on this day and are charged extra;   
    By road: approximately 70 km;
    Total duration: approximately 1.5 hours. 

  • Day 2 - Listvyanka
  • Day 3 - Horse riding
  • Day 4 - Transfer to Olkhon
  • Day 5 - Meeting with a Shaman
  • Day 6 - Horseback riding to the Olkhon observation deck
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in Listvyanka and at a campsite on Olkhon.

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

Accommodation/number of people in a group2 people.4 people .6 people .8 people .10 people.
Economy (regular dates)130 700108 900100 60097 90095 200
Economy (tariff for public holidays)132 800 111 200102 800100 00097 300
Standard (regular dates)139 400117 600109 300106 600103 800
Standard (tariff for public holidays)145 800124 200115 800113 000110 300

Holiday tours are calculated at holiday rates. Holiday tours include tours that partially or completely coincide with the dates:

  • January 01 – January 09;
  • February 20 – March 10.

If the tour dates do not coincide with the holiday dates, then the tour is calculated according to the usual fare.

Economy accommodation:

  • Listvyanka – Arabesque Hotel – 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms). 3 nights: night 1-3;
  • Olkhon – Nabaimar Campsite – 2-bed room (facilities on the floor). 3 nights: night 4-6.

Standard Placement:

  • Listvyanka – Baikal Cedar Hotel – 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: night 1-3;
  • Olkhon – Nabaimar Campsite – 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: night 4-6.
The Arabesque Hotel or The Baikal Cedar Hotel 3 nights
The Arabesque Hotel

It is located in the village of Listvyanka, 4 km from the center.

A tour desk is available on site.

You can play billiards at the hotel.

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Another option
The Baikal Cedar Hotel

It is located in the village of Listvyanka.

Some rooms have a seating area. Some rooms have a terrace or balcony. A flat-screen TV is provided. BAIKAL CEDAR Guest House features free WiFi throughout the property.

The reception is open 24 hours a day.

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Nabaymar campsite 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 10 tourists
Minimum age
12 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • nutrition:
    • day 2-3: lunch;
    • Day 4-6: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 7: Breakfast;
  • transportation services:
    • Day 1: Irkutsk - Listvyanka;
    • Day 2: Listvyanka;
    • Day 3: Listvyanka;
    • Day 4: Listvyanka – Irkutsk – Olkhon;
    • Day 5: Olkhon;
    • Day 6: Olkhon;
    • Day 7: Olkhon – Irkutsk;
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: Horse riding training with access to the forest;
    • Day 2: Visit the Kamen Chersky observation deck on a chairlift;
    • Day 2: Visit to the Baikal Museum (Limnological Museum);
    • Day 3: Horseback riding;
    • Day 5: Meeting with the shaman;
    • Day 5: Horseback riding along Lake Baikal;
    • Day 5: Visit to the Buryat village: getting to know the culture of the indigenous people;
    • Day 6: Horseback riding to the observation deck.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • additional services.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Comfortable shoes and warm socks
  • Replacement shoes
  • Warm jacket and trousers
  • Sweater or sweatshirt
  • A hat or other headdress that protects from the sun
  • Bathing accessories, towel, slippers (for the bath)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen cream (maximum protection factor)
  • If you are taking medications, take them with you
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 1 083
    8 – 14 Jan, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 1 083
    22 – 28 Jan, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 1 083
    5 – 11 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 1 107
    16 – 22 Feb, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 1 107
    2 – 8 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
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