The charm of Lake Baikal and the springs of Arshan

A rich sightseeing tour to Lake Baikal. All the most popular and interesting places: the ancient city of Irkutsk, the center of shamanism Olkhon, the amazing Listvyanka and the mountain village Arshan. We are waiting for a climb to the peak of Love, a visit to the Hoimorsky datsan, a trip to the northern part of Olkhon Island to Cape Khoboy, a trip to the Pearl thermal springs and much more.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 24 – 30 Jun
    • 9 – 15 Jul
    • 23 – 29 Jul
    • 6 – 12 Aug
    • 20 – 26 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 16 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Irkutsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Baikal Museum
A virtual dive into the purest Baikal waters awaits us
The magic of Olkhon
We will see the famous Shamanka rock and visit the "edge of the earth"
The expanses of the Small Sea
We will take a boat to Ogoy Island, where the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment is located
Waterfalls of the Kyngargi River
The trail to the waterfalls of the Kyngargi River, according to ancient beliefs, prolongs a person's life for as many years as he has been to Arshan
Relaxation at the thermal springs
We will get a boost of energy by visiting the thermal springs and mud Pearls

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to O. Olkhon and a walk to Shamanka Rock (Cape Burkhan)

    Gathering of the group at the train station or at the airport of Irkutsk from 8:00 to 9:00 (local time). 

    Irkutsk – MRS transfer. 

    On the way we will make a stop in Ust-Orda village.

    We will get acquainted with the traditions and customs of the local population, visit the ethnographic museum, datsan. 

    Lunch at the cafe. 

    Getting to know the national Buryat cuisine. 

    Ferry crossing the Olkhonsky Gate Strait. 

    A small transfer to the central village of Khuzhir. 

    Accommodation at the hotel. 

    A walk to the Shamanka rock (Cape Burkhan). 

    Photos will not be able to convey all the magic of Olkhon, which can be felt only by visiting here. 

    Shamans all over the world consider this place sacred.

    Accommodation: Bencarova Manor, standard room, double occupancy or similar;

    Meals included: lunch, dinner.

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  • Day 2 - A journey to the ends of the Earth!
  • Day 3 - Ogoy Island. Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment
  • Day 4 - Arshan Mineral Waters
  • Day 5 - Peak of Love and mineral baths
  • Day 6 - Taltsy Museum, Chersky Stone, aquariums
  • Day 7 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour includes hotel accommodation (double occupancy in Standard rooms).

The surcharge for single occupancy is 2,500 rubles/day.

The possible placement options are presented below.

The Angara Hotel 3 nights

The three-star hotel is located in Irkutsk, next to the City Hall building on Kirov Square. It offers a beauty salon and 3 international restaurants. Free Wi-Fi is available. All rooms are decorated in bright colors.

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Nikita Bencarov's Manor Hotel 2 nights
Irkut Hotel 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 16 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • meals specified in the program (breakfast, except for 1 day, dinners in hotels, lunches on 1 and 2 days);
  • transport support;
  • guide services;
  • sightseeing services, including entrance tickets and permission to visit the Baikal National Park.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • accommodation in Irkutsk before the start of the trip;
  • additional drinks and food (except as indicated in the program);
  • bathhouse.

It's important to know

Are plane tickets included in the price of the tour?

Air and railway tickets are not included in the price of the tour. You can purchase them yourself or contact us for help.

Is insurance included in the price of the tour?

Dates and Prices

  • US$ 1 024
    24 – 30 Jun 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 024
    9 – 15 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 024
    23 – 29 Jul 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 024
    6 – 12 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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  • US$ 1 024
    20 – 26 Aug 7 days 6 nights
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