The charm of Olkhon

Sunny Olkhon Island is a great place for a summer vacation on Lake Baikal. 

On this tour, you will have exciting trips to the most beautiful places – Cape Khoboy, Uzura Falls, Cape Sagan-Khushun, an excursion to the famous Shamanka rock – a powerful place of power and an ancient shrine of shamans. 

Then a boat trip along Lake Baikal with a visit to Ogoy Island, where the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment is located, fulfilling cherished desires, a tour of the southern part of Olkhon and one free day for recreation and activities of your choice.

Location

Irkutsk
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US$ 495
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Duration
6 Days
5 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 23 – 28 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 5 Jul
    • 7 – 12 Jul
    • 14 – 19 Jul
    • 21 – 26 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Shamanka Rock
We will see one of the nine shrines of Asia
Cape Khoboy
We will visit the northernmost point of the island, which offers views of both shores of Lake Baikal
Sunny Lagoon
We will go to the south of Olkhon Island to the turquoise lagoon on the lake "Heart"
Healing springs
We will sail along the Small Sea to a picturesque bay with a healing spring

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Olkhon. Cape Burkhan

    In the morning at 09:30 we meet at the railway station or at the Irkutsk airport, then take a minibus to Olkhon Island.

    In 4 hours we will reach the village of MRS, where we will board the ferry. 

    We get to the island through the Olkhonsky Gate Strait. 

    Arrival and accommodation in the village of Khuzhir (according to the selected accommodation option). 

    After a short rest, we will have a walk to the Shamanka rock.

    The rock has been considered sacred since ancient times and is one of the places of power on Lake Baikal. 

    In the evening, return to the base, dinner. 

    Meals included: dinner.

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  • Day 2 - Cape Khoboy
  • Day 3 - South of Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Excursion to Ogoy Island
  • Day 5 - Free day
  • Day 6 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    5 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation on the island of Olkhon at the recreation center "Solnechnaya" or in the mini-hotel "Baikal" in 2-3-bed rooms (or similar hotels).

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

DatesBudgetEconomyStandard
May 19-24, May 26-31, June 2-7, June 9-14, 
June 16-21, August 25-30, September 1-6,
September 8-13
40 90044 70052 900
June 23-28, June 30 - July 5, July 7-12, July 14-19,
July 21-26, July 28 - August 2,
August 4-9, August 11-16, August 18-23
42 90045 90056 700
 Surcharge for single occupancy
 6 0008 00012 000

The budget version of the tour includes:

  • accommodation on Olkhon at the recreation center: 2-bed uncomfortable room, shower and toilet on the territory of the base;

The economy version of the tour includes:

  • accommodation on Olkhon in the hotel: 2-bed economy room, shower and toilet on the floor for 4 rooms;

The standard version of the tour includes:

  • accommodation on Olkhon in the hotel: 2-bed comfortable standard room.
Recreation center "Solnechnaya" (Budget) or Mini-hotel Baikal (Economy) or 5 nights
Recreation center "Solnechnaya" (Budget)

It is located on the island of Olkhon, 280 km from Irkutsk, in a beautiful and picturesque place on the outskirts of the village of Khuzhir, just 500 m from the shore of Lake Baikal. The base offers wonderful panoramic views of the lake, the famous Shamanka Rock and cozy bays with sandy beaches are within walking distance.

Cozy wooden houses and cottages made of Siberian pine are offered for accommodation. At your discretion, you can choose accommodation in 2-4-bed individual houses, cozy rooms for 2 or 3 people, as well as in economy class rooms. All rooms and cabins on the base are unsettled, shower and toilet are on site. The total capacity is 200 people.

Breakfast from local organic products is included in the price. You can also order a set dinner (700 rubles per person). On the menu you will find: cold and hot snacks, meat dishes, always fresh dairy products and fragrant pastries. Here you can taste real dishes from Baikal fish for every taste. Meals are served in a separate dining room with a view of Lake Baikal. Fragrant herbal teas are also offered at the local phyto bar.

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Another option
Mini-hotel Baikal (Economy)

It is located on the island of Olkhon in the village. Khuzhir, just 150 m from the shore of Lake Baikal. The excellent location allows you to reach the significant attractions of the island – Shamanka Rock and Sarai beach in a few minutes on foot. All necessary infrastructure is also within walking distance: cafes, shops, souvenir shops, etc.

Some rooms have views of Lake Baikal, sandy beach and coniferous forest. The rooms are decorated in a rustic style and made of Baikal pine, so the air in them is saturated with the aroma of pine needles and resins. 

2-bed economy room, shower and toilet on the floor for 4 rooms.

Set breakfasts are included in the price. In the cozy cafe "Ostrov", you will be offered dishes of Siberian and Buryat cuisine, various delicacies from Baikal fish, snacks and fresh pastries. On the second floor there is an art gallery, which presents paintings by regional artists, various books and souvenirs. Barbecue facilities are also available.

An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horse riding and hiking. Various tours of Olkhon Island are also offered, accompanied by experienced guides.

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Another option
Mini-hotel Baikal (Standard)

It is located on the island of Olkhon in the village. Khuzhir, just 150 m from the shore of Lake Baikal. The excellent location allows you to reach the significant attractions of the island – Shamanka Rock and Sarai beach in a few minutes on foot. All necessary infrastructure is also within walking distance: cafes, shops, souvenir shops, etc.

Some rooms have views of Lake Baikal, sandy beach and coniferous forest. The rooms are decorated in a rustic style and made of Baikal pine, so the air in them is saturated with the aroma of pine needles and resins. 

Comfortable double rooms are located in wooden buildings and are available: two single beds or one double bed (additional installation is possible. seats), flat-screen TV, table, chairs, wardrobe or closet, private bathroom with shower, towels, mirror.

Set breakfasts are included in the price. In the cozy cafe "Ostrov", you will be offered dishes of Siberian and Buryat cuisine, various delicacies from Baikal fish, snacks and fresh pastries. On the second floor there is an art gallery, which presents paintings by regional artists, various books and souvenirs. Barbecue facilities are also available.

An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including horse riding and hiking. Various tours of Olkhon Island are also offered, accompanied by experienced guides.

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
6 days 5 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;
  • transfer Irkutsk – O. Olkhon – Irkutsk;
  • accommodation on Olkhon (5 days);
  • meals according to the program: 
    • Day 1 – dinner; 
    • Day 2, 3, 4 – breakfast, lunch-picnic and dinner; 
    • Day 5 – breakfast and dinner; 
    • Day 6 – breakfast;
  • guided tours according to the program:
    • sightseeing tour to Cape Burhan;
    • excursion to Cape Khoboy (by car, conducted on UAZ);
    • tour of the southern part of Olkhon (by car, conducted on UAZ);
    • water tour Healing spring – Ogoy Island (by boat).

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals at roadside cafes, as well as those not specified in the program;
  • 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.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend that you have it with you:

  • medicines – first aid supplies (bandage, cotton wool, patch, analgesics, antiseptics);
  • medications necessary 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.
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Dates and Prices

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    7 – 12 Jul 6 days 5 nights
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