Seven days on Lake Baikal

Visit the largest and most shamanic island of Lake Baikal – Olkhon. With its cliffs, caves, capes and sandy beach. Listen to the legends and enjoy the beautiful views. Then go to the village of Listvyanka, where there are museums and other attractions, then go on an excursion along the Circum-Baikal railway. All this is on a week–long tour to Lake Baikal.

Location

Irkutsk
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US$ 952
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 29 Jul – 4 Aug
    • 12 – 18 Aug
    • 26 Aug – 1 Sep
    • 2 – 8 Sep
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, Guest House
    3 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 many interesting facts about the flora and fauna of the lake
Railway travel
Let's take a tour of the unique Circum-Baikal railway
Olkhon Island
We will see the main sights of the island and relax on the shore of Lake Baikal

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to Olkhon, village Hoosier

    We will meet at 9 o'clock at Irkutsk airport (please arrive in advance, because flights are delayed). 

    Boarding the bus and going to Olkhon Island (it will take about 5-6 hours, transfer by minibus. For small groups of up to 6 people, only accompanied by a driver). 

    Lunch on the road (at your own expense). 

    Technical stop on the way to a cafe, lunch (at your own expense). 

    We are located at the base in the village of Khuzhir, depending on the selected option (for example, camp sites: Olkhon, Olkhon Inn, Flagship, Tengeri, etc.).

    We also have a short tour of the village and to the Shamanka rock.

    The village of Khuzhir is located next to the famous Cape Burkhan, just behind it is the magnificent sandy beach of Sarai Bay.

    Since ancient times, the rock has been considered a sacred place, covered with secrets and legends. 

    We have dinner on our own in a cafe.

    Meals: on your own.

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  • Day 2 - Trip to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 3 - Rest on the shore of Lake Baikal
  • Day 4 - Transfer to Irkutsk
  • Day 5 - Transfer to the village of Listvyanka. Visit to the Baikal Museum
  • Day 6 - Tour of the Circum-Baikal Railway (KBZHD)
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

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

The tour provides accommodation in double rooms in economy class hotels and camp sites along the way:

  • on Olkhon Island (3 nights: 1st, 2nd, 3rd days);
  • in Irkutsk (3 nights: 4th, 5th, 6th days)

Please specify additional information about the accommodation when booking the tour.

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

 Economy
(facilities on the floor)
"Standard"
(room amenities)
"Junior Suite""Lux"
Double occupancy83 75097 700110 700124 200
Single occupancy90 200104 200133 300-

Please specify the specific accommodation facilities when booking the tour. 

Some of the proposed accommodation facilities are listed below.

Hotel "7 Roads" 2* or The Fregat Hotel or 3 nights
Hotel "7 Roads" 2*

It is located in Irkutsk, 4 km from the city center. Irkutsk International Airport is 3.6 km away. It offers a 24-hour front desk, a shared lounge and free Wi-Fi.

There are 20 rooms of various categories available for accommodation: single, double rooms and studios decorated in various styles.

Each room has everything you need for a comfortable stay: two single or one double bed with orthopedic mattress, bedside tables, wardrobe, table, mirror, flat-screen satellite TV, refrigerator with mini-bar, electric kettle, private bathroom with shower cabin, set of towels and toiletries.

A continental breakfast is served daily in the hotel's restaurant, as well as Russian-European cuisine. The restaurant is specially equipped for live broadcasts of sports matches.

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Another option
The Fregat Hotel

It is located in a residential area of Irkutsk, on the banks of the Angara River. The convenient location allows you to reach the city center in 10 minutes, the international airport in 5 minutes and the railway station in 15 minutes.

One- and two–room rooms are offered for accommodation - "Economy", "Standard", "Comfort", decorated in a classic style. In the rooms: one double or two double beds, bedside tables, wardrobe, coffee table with comfortable armchairs, TV. The bathroom with shower is shared on the floor (for economy accommodation) or in the room.

It offers a restaurant serving Russian and European cuisine, a bar, a sauna and a Turkish bath, as well as a small swimming pool.

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Another option
Irkutsk Hotel

It is located in the center of Irkutsk, on the banks of the Angara River, within walking distance from the main historical and business facilities. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available on site. Rooms of various categories are available – from standard to deluxe rooms – with views of the river or the city.

In each room: two single or one double bed, desk, digital TV, telephone, free Internet access, refrigerator, heating system, air conditioning, carpeted floor. There is a private bathroom with a bathtub, a hairdryer and bath accessories. There is a large wardrobe in the hallway.

Free drinking water is provided, and there is a water cooler on the floor. A buffet breakfast is served in the morning at the hotel's restaurant, and in the evening you can order various dishes of European and Siberian cuisine.

Guests can use the modern gym and spa with solarium, or book a massage at the wellness club. The hotel also has a business center that provides postal services. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available.

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Another option
Irkut Hotel

It is located in the center of Irkutsk, a 5-minute walk from the square. Kirov. Within walking distance of the historical sites of the city, the embankment of the Angara river, as well as several restaurants and cafes. The distance to the railway station is 3 km, to the airport 11 km, to the bus station can be reached in 20 minutes.

The rooms are decorated in a classic style and equipped with everything you need: comfortable furniture (bed, wardrobe, table, bedside table), refrigerator, free Wi-Fi, kettle, TV with cable TV. The private bathroom comes with free toiletries and a hairdryer.

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Olkhon Inn camp site or Guest house "Flagship" or 3 nights

Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • meeting and transfer according to the program (carried out as part of national teams);
  • visit to the territory of the Baikal National Park (Olkhon Island);
  • escort and guide services;
  • excursion service according to the program, including the KBZHD (meals are purchased separately - the complex, as well as a place on the Baikal side);
  • meals according to the program:
    • 1 day: not included;
    • Day 2: breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 3-7: breakfast;
  • placement according to the program, depending on the selected category.

Paid extra

  • air or railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • visiting entertainment facilities;
  • meals on the road or not specified in the program;
  • sauna (payment on site);
  • ticket to the Revyakin Museum (payment on site);
  • fishing gear rental;
  • videography in museums;
  • medical insurance;
  • meals in the guided tour of the KBZHD (complex, as well as a place on the Baikal side);
  • bicycle rental;
  • horse riding for 1 hour (booked in advance, payment to the guide);
  • The south of the island or the Sacred island of Ogoy (booked in advance, payment to the guide);
  • fishing services – the price is negotiable (payment on site);
  • the surcharge for places on the Baikal side of the KBZHD is 1500 rubles.;
  • complex meals for KBZHD 2000 rubles.;
  • It is carried out on a rail bus and a diesel locomotive. Please specify the transport when booking.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • passport;
  • tickets, travel package, payment documents for accommodation, etc.;
  • a compulsory medical insurance policy and a mini first aid kit;
  • cosmetics, sunscreen, insects, etc. (depending on the time of year);
  • clothes – quantity: exactly what you use for your entire trip (not excess or shortage – calculate how many sets of clothes you will wear);
  • Practicality: clothes should match the season (warm/light clothes), the type of vacation (beach vacation/ city tour/ mountain hike / pilgrimage trip), and also not get dirty too quickly;
  • convenience: does not restrict movement in case of fast walking or running;
  • for a summer trip: underwear, cotton + wool socks, tracksuit, swimsuit, hooded jacket, cape or umbrella from the rain, sweater, jeans or trousers, shirt, T-shirt, shorts, cap or cap;
  • personal hygiene products, hair dryer, mug;
  • shoes (in summer – sneakers, slippers, sandals, etc.);
  • photo camera;
  • sunglasses.
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 952
    29 Jul – 4 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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    12 – 18 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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    26 Aug – 1 Sep 7 days 6 nights
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    2 – 8 Sep 7 days 6 nights
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