The Baikal wanderer. Excursions to the KBZHD and rest on Olkhon

Irkutsk, KBZHD, Olkhon – in these three short words, kilometers of endless Baikal expanses, snow-white and pink beaches, an ancient railway, inaccessible cliffs, a unique Buddhist stupa and a meeting with an original merchant city are hidden.

A rich program covering the main attractions provides for one free day on the sunny island of Olkhon. Our experienced guides will be happy to help you plan your perfect day on Lake Baikal, whether it's a bike ride, fishing or a relaxing day. We are sure that such a combination of days on the route will make your tour to Lake Baikal unforgettable!

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 761
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 Jun – 2 Jul
    • 3 – 9 Jul
    • 14 – 20 Jul
    • 21 – 27 Jul
    • 28 Jul – 3 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The history of Irkutsk
We will visit the city's founding site, the Angara River embankment, the Moscow Gate and the historical quarter
The "Golden Buckle" of the Russian steel belt
We will see the most beautiful and most expensive railway in Russia
Olkhon's business card
Take a walk to the famous Shamanka Rock and see the stunning sunset
Healing springs
We will take a boat trip along the route "Healing springs – Ogoy Island"
A varied vacation
We will have a free day for cycling, catamarans, quad bikes or relaxing holidays

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Getting to know Irkutsk

    Meeting at 09:30 with a guide at the airport or train station, acquaintance.

    Departure for a sightseeing tour of the city. 

    Irkutsk is a merchant city with an interesting history, in 2021 it turned 360 years old.

    We will visit the city's founding site, the Angara River embankment, the Moscow Gate, and the historical quarter. 

    After the tour, accommodation in hotels.

    Free time. You can visit the Decembrist Museum and the nerpinary on your own.

    Food: independently at your own expense.

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  • Day 2 - Circum-Baikal Railway
  • Day 3 - Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Excursion to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 5 - A water trip to O. Ogoy and holy springs
  • Day 6 - Rest on the shore of Lake Baikal
  • Day 7 - Return to Irkutsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    2 nights
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in 2/3-bed rooms in Irkutsk (2 nights) and on Olkhon Island (4 nights) in several options to choose from:

The economy version of the tour includes:

  • accommodation in a hotel in Irkutsk – 2-bed comfortable standard room;
  • accommodation at the hotel on Olkhon – 2-bed economy room, shower and toilet on the floor for 4 rooms.

The standard version of the tour includes:

  • accommodation in a hotel in Irkutsk – 2-bed comfortable standard room;
  • accommodation at the hotel on Olkhon is a 2-bed comfortable standard room. 

Hotels can be replaced with similar ones. 

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

DatesEconomyStandard
June 5-11, June 12-18, June 26 - July 266 90073 900
July 3-9, July 14-20, July 21-27, July 28 - August 3, August 4-10,
August 11-17, August 18-24, August 25-31
68 90076 900
Surcharge for single occupancy8 00013 500

The discount on the tour for children under 12 years old is 20%.

The Angara Hotel 2 nights

This three-star hotel is located next to the Irkutsk City Administration building on Kirov Square. It offers a large spa area with a beauty salon and 3 restaurants serving international cuisine. Free Wi-Fi is available. All rooms are decorated in bright colors. A sauna is available at the Angara Hotel. Massage and beauty treatments are available. Dental services are provided.

All rooms and suites at the Angara Hotel are decorated in a modern style. Standard amenities include air conditioning, a desk and a hairdryer.

Flamingo and Peking Duck restaurants are open at the Angara Hotel. Guests can also visit the London Pub and the elegant VIP billiard Club.

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Mini-hotel Baikal 4 nights

Tour conditions

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

Included in price

  • meeting at 09:30 am (local time) at the airport or at the railway station in Irkutsk;
  • accommodation in a hotel in Irkutsk (2 days);
  • accommodation in a hotel on Olkhon (4 nights);
  • day tour of the Circum-Baikal Railway;
  • meals according to the program:
    • 1 day – not included;
    • Day 2 – breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 3 – breakfast and dinner;
    • Day 4, 5 – breakfast, lunch-picnic and dinner;
    • Day 6 – breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 7 – breakfast;
  • guided tours according to the program:
    • sightseeing tour of Irkutsk;
    • sightseeing tour to Cape Burhan;
    • car tour to Cape Khoboy;
    • water tour Healing spring – Ogoy Island.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals in Irkutsk, on KBZHD and in roadside cafes;
  • transfer at the end of the tour to hotels, railway station, airport, etc.;
  • additional services not specified in the program or specified in the program for an additional cost;
  • personal expenses.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend that you have it with you:

  • personal first aid kit:
    • first aid supplies (bandage, cotton wool, patch, analgesics, antiseptics);
    • medications needed for gastrointestinal disorders;
    • in the presence of chronic diseases – medications that you usually take;
  • warm clothes (windbreaker, headdress) – for boat trips;
  • raincoat;
  • sneakers (waterproof shoes or have a replaceable pair);
  • swimsuit, lightweight headdress for sun protection;
  • tick repellent;
  • sunscreen;
  • flashlight (optional, for passing the KBZHD tunnel).
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Dates and Prices

  • from US$ 761
    26 Jun – 2 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 784
    3 – 9 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    14 – 20 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • from US$ 784
    21 – 27 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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    28 Jul – 3 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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