The edge of real winters. Baikal Sightseeing Tour

The most interesting sights of South Baikal and a few assets that do not require preparation. After the noisy and crowded tourist center, Listvyanka village, there is a ringing silence and a fabulous atmosphere of the winter taiga. Add to this the mountain peaks of the Eastern Sayan Mountains stretching into the sky, healing springs, clean taiga air of the Tunka Valley in combination with ancient legends, legends and beliefs ... The reserve of impressions and the charge of Baikal energy will last for a long time, and the photos taken during this trip will undoubtedly become the object of envy!

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 787
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
No need to pay now
Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 10 – 16 Nov
    • 15 – 21 Dec
    • 19 – 25 Jan, 2025
    • 23 Feb – 1 Mar, 2025
    • 23 – 29 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 25 people
Minimum age
1 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
Contact the tour coordinator
Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
Or text us in messengers

Tour highlights

Let's go dog sledding
If desired, we will ride a dog sled
An entertaining Museum of Lake Baikal
Let's get acquainted with a lot of exhibits telling about the inhabitants of Lake Baikal
Traditional winter fun in Taltsy
We will visit the architectural and ethnographic museum "Taltsy"
The land of medicinal narzans
If desired, you can swim in the pool with mineral water
To visit the shaman
We will meet with a real shaman and we will be able to take part in the ritual
National Buryat cuisine
Let's try juicy Buryat cuisine for lunch

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Listvyanka Village, Shaman-stone, St. Peter's Church St. Nicholas the Wonderworker

    10:00 Gathering of the group at the Irkutsk airport.

    Transfer to Listvyanka (65 km, ~ 1 hour).

    Excursion to the village Listvyanka (65 km).

    In Listvyanka, we suggest you take a sightseeing tour of the village with a visit to the observation deck at the famous Shaman stone, listen to the romantic legend of Lake Baikal, visit the current Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas. St. Nicholas the Wonderworker is the patron saint of all travelers and navigators.

    Lunch.

    In the afternoon, everyone can choose the entertainment they like.

    We recommend you to get acquainted with cute sled dogs and, under the guidance of an experienced instructor, try yourself as a cajun (additionalfee), ride through the snow-covered forest on horseback (additionalfee), spend time in the ski complex (additionalpayment), to make a souvenir for yourself at one of the original master classes - in blacksmithing, pottery or creative needlework (additionalpayment), or just take a walk along the shore of Lake Baikal.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Free time.

    (incl. meals: lunch).

    1 more photos
  • Day 2 - Baikal Museum, ethnographic museum "Taltsy"
  • Day 3 - Transfer to Arshan village, free time
  • Day 4 - Tunka valley, thermal baths of the Pearl spring
  • Day 5 - The road to Irkutsk
  • Day 6 - Excursion to Ust-Orda
  • Day 7 - Irkutsk city tour, departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation in hotels in Listvyanka (1 night), Arshan (2 nights), Irkutsk (3 nights) on the basis of double accommodation.

The surcharge for single accommodation in hotels is 18,300 rubles.

Hotel 6 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 25 tourists
Minimum age
1 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in hotels in Listvyanka (1 night), Arshan (2 nights), Irkutsk (3 nights) on the basis of double accommodation;
  • meals specified in the program:
    • Day 1: lunch;
    • Day 2: breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 3: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 4: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 5: Breakfast;
    • Day 6: breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 7: breakfast;
  • all transfers according to the program;
  • guided tours according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour program;
  • tickets for sightseeing facilities and entertainment are indicated for an additional fee.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • boots or boots designed for severe frost;
  • a hat with the ability to cover the ears;
  • warm, windproof gloves;
  • a warm jacket;
  • a warm sweater or fleece jacket;
  • pants (ski pants are available);
  • socks (thermal socks and woolen ones);
  • thermal underwear;
  • sunglasses;
  • lantern;
  • the lipstick is hygienic.
Are plane/train tickets included in the tour price?
Is insurance included in the price of the tour?

Dates and Prices

The tour dates are not confirmed yet. Please, for clarification
  • US$ 787
    10 – 16 Nov 7 days 6 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 787
    15 – 21 Dec 7 days 6 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 787
    19 – 25 Jan, 2025 7 days 6 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 787
    23 Feb – 1 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
  • US$ 787
    23 – 29 Mar, 2025 7 days 6 nights
    Submit request
    No need to pay now
from
US$ 787
Submit request