The charm of Olkhon. An abbreviated program

Endless sandy beaches, beautiful coves, picturesque cliffs, endless steppes – Olkhon has everything. The island is one of the best places on Lake Baikal. Having been here, you can safely say that you have seen the real Baikal! 

You can find the extended version of the tour at the link: https://bolshayastrana.com/bajkal/ocharovanie-olhona-16821

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 384
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 23 – 27 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 4 Jul
    • 7 – 11 Jul
    • 14 – 18 Jul
    • 21 – 25 Jul
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    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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Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Energy of Olkhon
We will see one of the nine shrines of Asia – Shamanka Rock
Cape Khoboy 
We will visit the northernmost point of the island, which offers views of both shores of Lake Baikal
Pleasant walks
We will take a leisurely walk along the coast of Lake Baikal, and on the hot days of summer we will definitely swim

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. 

    The island is separated from the mainland by a small strait, so you can only get there by ferry. 

    Arrival in the village of Khuzhir – the tourist center of the island. 

    Placement. 

    The first acquaintance with the island is a walking tour to the sacred Shamanka rock.

    Return to the base, dinner. 

    Meals included: dinner.

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

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

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.

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

DatesBudgetEconomyStandard
 Recreation center "Solnechnaya"
(shower and toilet on site)
Mini-hotel Baikal (shower and toilet for 4 rooms)Mini-hotel Baikal (shower and toilet in the room)
May 12-16, May 19-23, May 26-30, June 2-6, June 9-13, June 16-20, August 25-29, September 1-5, September 8-1233 70036 70042 900
June 23-27, June 30 - July 4, July 7-11, July 14-18, July 21-25, July 28 - August 1, August 4-8, August 11-15, August 18-2235 50037 70045 900
 Surcharge for single occupancy
 5,000 rubles .7,000 rubles .12,000 rubles .

Discount for children under 12 years old — 20%

Recreation center "Solnechnaya" or Mini-hotel Baikal (Economy) or 4 nights
Recreation center "Solnechnaya"

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.

In a separate dining room with a view of Lake Baikal, guests are offered two meals a day (breakfast and dinner) made from local organic products: 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. Fragrant herbal teas are also offered at the local phyto bar.

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
5 days 4 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 (4 days);
  • meals according to the program:
    • Day 1 – dinner;
    • Day 2, 3 – breakfast, lunch-picnic and dinner;
    • Day 4 – breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 5 – breakfast;
  • guided tours according to the program:
    • sightseeing tour to Cape Burhan;
    • car tour to Cape Khoboy;
    • car tour to the south of the island.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • transfer at the end of the tour to hotels, railway station, airport, etc.;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • additional excursions (prices are approximate):
    • a visit to the Buryat village is about 2,500 rubles /person.;
    • water excursion to the island of Ogoy about 3000 rubles /person.;
    • horse riding is about 2000-2500 rubles/person.;
  • 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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    23 – 27 Jun 5 days 4 nights
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    7 – 11 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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    21 – 25 Jul 5 days 4 nights
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