Southern Baikal. Autumn holidays

We will see the sacred Olkhon, visit the north and south of the island with an excursion, as well as see the famous Tunka Valley and the village of Arshan. Southern Baikal is waiting for us!

The tour is also held on any date on an individual request.

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 1 344
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 30 Sep – 8 Oct
    • 7 – 15 Oct
    • 14 – 22 Oct
    • 21 – 29 Oct
    • 28 Oct – 5 Nov
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    5 nights
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 19 people
Group meet at
Irkutsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

A walk along the protected trail
Let's admire the flora and fauna of the Baikal State Biosphere Reserve
Buddhist Datsan
We will visit one of the most unique Buryat religious buildings
Cape Khoboy
We will visit the "edge of the world" – the beautiful cape Khoboy

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Group meeting, transfer to Olkhon Island

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

    Transfer to Olkhon Island.

    Accommodation at the campsite.

    Meals included: dinner. 
    By road: about 300 km.    
    Total duration: approximately 6 hours.  

  • Day 2 - Excursion to the north of Olkhon Island to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 3 - Ogoy Island
  • Day 4 - A trip to the village of Listvyanka
  • Day 5 - A trip on the ice of Lake Baikal on Khivus
  • Day 6 - A trip to the town of Baikalsk
  • Day 7 - Baikal State Biosphere Reserve
  • Day 8 - Arshan village
  • Day 9 - Return to Irkutsk
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

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

The tour provides accommodation at camp sites and hotels.

The cost of the tour is for 1 person. for different accommodation options:

 economystandard
Double room117 300127 000
Extra charge for a single room15 80022 500

Economy accommodation:

  • Olkhon — Nabaimar Campsite — 2-bed room (facilities on the floor). 3 nights: night 1-3
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka — Arabesque Hotel — 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms). 2 nights: night 4-5
  • Accommodation: Baikalsk — Margobai Hotel — 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms). 3 nights: 6-8 nights

Standard Placement:

  • Olkhon — Nabaimar Campsite — 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: night 1-3
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka — Baikal Cedar Hotel — 2-bed room (room amenities). 2 nights: night 4-5
  • Accommodation: Baikalsk — Margobai Hotel — 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: 6-8 nights
Margobai Hotel (Priboy) 3 nights

It is located in the city of Baikalsk, 200 m from Lake Baikal. Baikalsk Train Station is 10 km away. It offers a cafe-bar, a sauna with a swimming pool, a steam room, laundry, parking, as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an a la carte restaurant.

The two-storey hotel complex offers accommodation in 19 rooms of various price categories, decorated in a simple style and furnished with wooden furniture. Some of the rooms have a spacious seating area and a private bathroom..

Rooms of the "Hostel" class located on the ground floor. In the room: single beds, clothes rack, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom on the floor.

The Economy class rooms are located on the first and second floors. In the room: single beds or 1.5-double and 1-double beds or one double bed, wardrobe, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom in the section for several rooms.

The Standard rooms are located on the first and second floors. In the room: one double or two single beds, a double sofa, wardrobe, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom with shower in the section for several rooms. There is a bathroom in the room.

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Nabaymar campsite 3 nights
The Arabesque Hotel or Baikal Cedar Hotel 2 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 19 tourists
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • placement according to the selected category;
  • nutrition:
    • Day 1: Dinner;
    • Day 2, 7: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 3, 6, 8: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 4, 9: Breakfast;
    • Day 5: breakfast, lunch.
  • transportation services:
    • Day 1: Irkutsk – Olkhon;
    • Day 2: Olkhon;
    • Day 3: Across the Small Sea Bay;
    • Day 4: Olkhon – Irkutsk – Listvyanka;
    • Day 5: Listvyanka – Akademicheskaya Bay – Listvyanka;
    • Day 6: Listvyanka – Irkutsk – Baikalsk;
    • Day 7: Baikalsk – Tankhoy – Baikalsk;
    • Day 8: Baikalsk – Arshan – Baikalsk;
    • Day 9: Baikalsk – Irkutsk.
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: Trip to the northern part of Olkhon Island;
    • Day 3: Khivus boat trip to Ogoy Island and the southern part of Olkhon;
    • Day 5: Sandy Bay;
    • Day 7: Visit to the Baikal State Nature Reserve in Tankhoy;
    • Day 8: Sightseeing tour of Arshan: waterfalls, Buddhist datsan.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • recreational fees (payment for entry to the national park, nature reserve, etc.);
  • other services not provided by the tour program;
  • insurance.

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.

Don't forget your camera and a great mood! ;)

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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 1 344
    30 Sep – 8 Oct 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 1 344
    7 – 15 Oct 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 1 344
    14 – 22 Oct 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 1 344
    21 – 29 Oct 9 days 8 nights
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  • from US$ 1 344
    28 Oct – 5 Nov 9 days 8 nights
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