The breath of Lake Baikal. Active kayaking tour

It is best to admire Lake Baikal from the water. Traveling around the lake by kayak, you will get a lot of unforgettable impressions, you will be able to visit the most secluded corners and fully feel the unity with the unique natural world of Lake Baikal!

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 853
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Duration
11 Days
10 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 26 Jun – 6 Jul
    • 11 – 21 Jul
    • 25 Jul – 4 Aug
    • 8 – 18 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
14 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

Baikal Museum
We are waiting for a virtual dive into the purest Baikal waters and acquaintance with seals
An unforgettable kayaking trip
We will feel like real explorers and travelers, we will see unusual angles of Lake Baikal from the water
Caves of ancient man
Let's explore the habitat of ancient man on Lake Baikal
Sandy beaches of Lake Baikal
Let's relax and unwind on the picturesque beach in the Sandy Bay
Amazing view from Skipper Mountain
Take a walk along the scenic trail to the top of Skipper Mountain

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting with Lake Baikal

    Gathering of the group at the Irkutsk airport (no later than 10 a.m.).

    Transfer Irkutsk – Buguldeika (a small Buryat village at the mouth of the Buguldeika River). 

    The transfer takes 4-5 hours. 

    Lunch at a cafe where you can get acquainted with the national Buryat cuisine.

    Today we have to pack kayaks and prepare for the upcoming trip and, of course, celebrate our first, such a long-awaited meeting with Lake Baikal!

    Accommodation at the campsite.

    Meals included: lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 2 - The beginning of the alloy
  • Day 3 - Sandy Bay
  • Day 4 - Climbing the observation cliff
  • Day 5 - Vacation in B. Goloustny
  • Day 6 - Day of rest and excursions
  • Day 7 - Rafting to Cape Kadilny
  • Day 8 - Skriper Cliff
  • Day 9 - Completion of the alloy
  • Day 10 - A tour of the surroundings of Listvyanka
  • Day 11 - Departure
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments
Skills are required to spend the night in tents, set up a base camp, and cook in
hiking conditions (on a campfire, on a gas burner), kayaking trips.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Tent
    8 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Basic

The tour provides accommodation in tents, in a guest house in Listvyanka (1 night), in a hotel in Irkutsk (1 night).

The surcharge for a single stay in a hotel is 2,500 rubles/night (2 nights – 5,000 rubles).

Tent camp 8 nights

Overnight stays in tents.

The Legend of Baikal Hotel 1 night
The Angara Hotel or The Air Harbor Hotel 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
14 years old
Duration
11 days 10 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • all types of transfers according to the program (minivan/minibus on the highway, UAZ off-road);
  • permission to visit the National Park;
  • services of a guide, a water tourism instructor;
  • rental of rafting equipment: kayaks (2.3-seater), life jackets, paddles, hermetic bags;
  • rent of general camping equipment: 2, 3, 4-person tents, awning, campfire equipment, gas equipment, mobile sauna;
  • accommodation according to the program: tent camp, hotel in Listvyanka, hotel in Irkutsk;
  • entrance tickets to the museums listed in the program, excursions announced in the program;
  • meals specified in the program. In the active part, tourists cook on their own! The cook's services are paid separately at the request of the group. For groups of 10 people or more, we cook for free.
  • catamaran escort for a group of 10 people or more.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • rent a sleeping bag, backpack, rug;
  • accommodation in Irkutsk before the start of the tour;
  • bathhouse;
  • encephalitis vaccination /insurance;
  • cook's services at the request of the group – 5,000 rubles/day;
  • additional drinks and food (except those specified in the program).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  1. A hermetic bag is used instead of a backpack.
  2. Sleeping bag (2-layer, synthetic filler). The comfort temperature is +5!
  3. Foam (polyurethane foam mat).
  4. Foam (for sitting).
  5. A mug, a bowl, a spoon, a knife (a slinger) - everyone must!
  6. Individual first aid kit: medicines for you personally, Band-Aid, elastic bandage, insect repellent, sunscreen.
  7. Documents: passport, MHI insurance policy – packed in an airtight package.
  8. Flashlight (with a spare set of batteries).
  9. Photo camera.
  10. Toiletries (soap, towel, toothbrush...)
  11. Alloy shoes: sneakers, sandals or sneakers - they will be wet!
  12. Sushi shoes: sneakers, rubber boots or sandals.
  13. Woolen or polartek socks (for overnight stays) – 2 p.
  14. Socks x/b– 2 p.
  15. Change of underwear.
  16. Swimsuit.
  17. Wind- and moisture-proof trousers and jacket - for alloy
  18. Thermal underwear (leggings and jacket down)
  19. Sweatpants (for overnight stays and sushi).
  20. T–shirts - 2 pcs..
  21. Woolen hat or ears
  22. The sweater is warm or fleece (it is much lighter in weight and easy to dry).
  23. A warm jacket or vest.
  24. A rain cape (this is an important point, the cape must be strong).
  25. Headdress: panama hat, kerchief, cap or bandana.
  26. Sunglasses.
  27. Work gloves (for working around the campfire).
  28. Matches in an airtight package - everyone must! Any means of ignition!
  29. Inflatable seat cushion for kayaks.
  30. The thermos is small with a metal flask.
Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 853
    26 Jun – 6 Jul 11 days 10 nights
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  • US$ 853
    11 – 21 Jul 11 days 10 nights
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  • US$ 853
    25 Jul – 4 Aug 11 days 10 nights
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  • US$ 853
    8 – 18 Aug 11 days 10 nights
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