The Five jewels of Lake Baikal. Summer educational tour

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The name of the Five Jewels of Lake Baikal tour speaks for itself, you will visit the most interesting places on Lake Baikal – Listvyanka village, where you can see in winter and summer how a single Angara River flows out of Lake Baikal. A visit to the Baikal Museum does not leave anyone indifferent (you can watch a live broadcast from the Ushkany Islands where the seal is found). 

Another jewel of Lake Baikal is the island of Olkhon, considered its heart, Shamanka Rock represented in all photographs of the world and Cape Khoboy as one of the sacred places on Lake Baikal.

Location

Irkutsk
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Duration
7 Days
6 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 27 Jul – 2 Aug
    • 10 – 16 Aug
    • 17 – 23 Aug
    • 24 – 30 Aug
    • 31 Aug – 6 Sep
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Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The first acquaintance with the lake
We will see the village of Listvyanka, where the beautiful Angara River flows out of Lake Baikal
Inhabitants of Lake Baikal
We will visit the Baikal Museum and learn about its inhabitants
The famous KBZHD
If desired, you can book a tour of the Circum-Baikal Railway
Energy of Olkhon
We will visit Olkhon Island and Cape Khoboy, a sacred place on Lake Baikal

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. Listvyanka village. Excursion to the Limnological Museum

    We will meet at Irkutsk airport near the information desk at 10.00 am (please plan your arrival in advance).

    Boarding the bus and immediately begin a short sightseeing tour of the city. 

    The city was founded in 1661. 

    Today Irkutsk is the fifth largest city in Siberia. 

    After exploring the city, we move to the village of Listvyanka, where the Angara River originates. 

    Visit to the Limnological Museum, the nerpinarium. 

    An amazing museum with the best exhibits and 11 aquariums. 

    You will find out why Lake Baikal is so clean, what mysteries it hides in itself, who lives in this unique lake. 

    In your free time, visit the Baikal fish market.

    We recommend you to try the hot smoked omul! 

    After lunch (at our own expense), we return to Irkutsk, check into a hotel and relax.

    Dinner on your own at a hotel or any cafe in Irkutsk. 

    You relax, walk around the city on your own.

    Power on: Not included.

  • Day 2 - Free day. Optional excursions
  • Day 3 - Transfer to Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Trip to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 5 - Free time or additional excursions
  • Day 6 - Return to Irkutsk
  • Day 7 - Completion of the program
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    6 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in double rooms in hotels and tourist bases along the way:

  • In Irkutsk – hotels: Irkutsk, Europe, Mayachok, Empire, Zvezda and others;
  • On Olkhon – in hotels / bases Olkhon, Olkhon Inn, Flagship, Tengeri and others.

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

 Economy
(facilities on the floor)
"Standard"
(room amenities)
"Junior Suite""Lux"
Double occupancy68 35082 30095 300123 800
Single occupancy74 80088 800117 900171 300
Irkutsk Hotel 3 nights

It is located in the center of Irkutsk, on the banks of the Angara River, within walking distance of the main historical and business facilities. Free parking and Wi-Fi are available on site. Rooms of various categories are available – from standard to deluxe rooms – with views of the river or the city.

In each room: two single or one double bed, desk, digital TV, telephone, free Internet access, refrigerator, heating system, air conditioning, carpeted floor. There is a private bathroom with a bathtub, a hairdryer and bath accessories. There is a large wardrobe in the hallway.

Free drinking water is provided, and there is a water cooler on the floor. A buffet breakfast is served in the morning at the hotel's restaurant, and in the evening you can order various dishes of European and Siberian cuisine.

Guests can use the modern gym and spa with solarium, or book a massage at the wellness club. The hotel also has a business center that provides postal services. Laundry and dry cleaning services are available.

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Mini-hotel "Olkhon" 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
7 days 6 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • meeting and transfer according to the program;
  • escort services for groups of 6 people or more (if less than 6 people, then transfer to Olkhon accompanied by a driver);
  • guided tour service according to the program;
  • meals according to the program:
  • 1 day: not included;
  • Day 2-3: breakfast;
  • Day 4: breakfast, lunch;
  • Day 5-7: breakfast;
  • placement according to the program, depending on the selected category;
  • a visit to Shamanka Rock, a trip to Cape Khoboy, a permit to the national park;
  • tickets to the Baikal Museum.

Paid extra

  • air or railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • Russian bathhouse;
  • bicycle rental;
  • video shooting;
  • a tour of the KBZHD (Circum-Baikal railway). Meals at KBZHD (breakfast, lunch and dinner). Transfer to and from KBZHD:
    • Ticket for KBZHD 8000 (June, September), 8500 rubles (July, August).
    • The surcharge for places on the Baikal side is 1,500 rubles.;
    • Complex meals 2000 rubles.;
    • Children get a 10% discount on the ticket (up to and including 12 years old);
    • It is carried out on a rail bus and a diesel locomotive. Please specify the transport when booking.;
  • a trip to Sandy Bay. It is booked in advance, payment is made at the time of booking;
  • fishing services. Horse riding for 1 hour. Mopeds, saps. Payment on the spot;
  • the south of the island or the Sacred island of Ogoy. It is booked in advance (during the first days of the tour), payment to the guide on the spot
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • services not specified in the program.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • passport;
  • tickets, travel package, payment documents for accommodation, etc.;
  • a compulsory medical insurance policy and a mini first aid kit;
  • cosmetics, sunscreen, insects, etc. (depending on the time of year);
  • clothes – quantity: exactly what you use for your entire trip (not excess or shortage – calculate how many sets of clothes you will wear);
  • - practicality: clothes should match the season (warm/light clothes), the type of vacation (beach vacation/city tour/mountain hike/ pilgrimage trip), and also not get dirty too quickly;
  • - convenience: does not restrict movement in case of fast walking or running;
  • for a summer trip: underwear, cotton + wool socks, tracksuit, swimsuit, hooded jacket, cape or umbrella from the rain, sweater, jeans or trousers, shirt, T-shirt, shorts, cap or cap;
  • personal hygiene products, hair dryer, mug;
  • shoes (in summer – sneakers, slippers, sandals, etc.);
  • photo camera;
  • sunglasses.
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Dates and Prices

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