The golden colors of Lake Baikal and Sayan

On the tour you will see the power and majesty of the Eastern Sayans, whose color cacophony is amazing! Beautiful Baikal, as always, will surprise you with its scale, water surface and golden beauty of forests! You will drive along the Tunka valley, where the steppe lies at the foot of the mountains, where you can often find herds of graceful horses, cozy settlements, villages.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
from
US$ 619
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Duration
5 Days
4 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 4 – 8 Sep
    • 11 – 15 Sep
    • 18 – 22 Sep
    • 25 – 29 Sep
    • 2 – 6 Oct
or
Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Group meet at
Russia, Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Fascinating panoramas of Olkhon Island
We will find ourselves in a truly unforgettable and one of the most famous places on Lake Baikal
The atmosphere of places of power
Let's feel the energy of the mysterious Shamanka rock ringing in the air
Exploring Cape Khoboy
We will visit the most popular location in the northern part of Olkhon
Getting to know the "Keeper of Lake Baikal"
We will see an amazing and impressive, modern sculpture made by the famous sculptor Dashi Namdakov
Let's discover the healing springs of Arshan
We will go to the famous waterfalls, visit the Buddhist temple monastery, try the local mineral water
In the kingdom of mountains
Let's climb one of the most popular peaks in the Eastern Sayan Mountains — the peak of Love

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting. The road to the mountains of Eastern Sayan. Sightseeing tour of Arshan, waterfalls, springs

    Today begins an exciting journey to the mountains of Eastern Sayan, to the village of Arshan, located at their foot.

    Upon arrival, you will set off from Irkutsk on a scenic road through the village of Kultuk on the shore of Lake Baikal. 

    And after that you will drive along the Tunka valley, where the mountains of the Eastern Sayan rise on the right hand, and at the foot lies the steppe, where you can often find herds of graceful horses, cozy settlements, villages.

    The village of Arshan is a village nestled next to the mountains, a place rich in mineral springs. 

    The composition of Arshan mineral water is close to the Caucasian Narzan.

    Your acquaintance with this place will take place under the guidance of an experienced guide. 

    You will go to the thundering waterfalls, walk along the path along the picturesque gorge, a briskly running mountain river. 

    Visit the local Buddhist temple-monastery of Hoimorsky Datsan "Bodhidharma", located in a truly magical place called "Holy Glade" among century-old cedars with spreading branches, and the peaks of the mountains flaunt against the background. 

    Along the way, you can visit the local market with Siberian goods (herbs, nuts, souvenirs).

    In the evening, you will have free time to relax before tomorrow's active day.

    You will seeBuddhist datsans; waterfalls; Mongolian market.

    Included in the price: group transfer Arshan-Irkutsk; excursion to waterfalls, datsans; guide services; accommodation.

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  • Day 2 - Climbing the peak of Love / excursion to Tagarhai and the extinct volcano. Visiting the hot springs. Return to Irkutsk
  • Day 3 - The road to Olkhon
  • Day 4 - Excursion to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 5 - Farewell to Olkhon. Completion of the tour program
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • or
    Camp Site, Hotel
    2 nights
  • Hotel
    2 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
  • Upscale

The tour provides accommodation on Olkhon Island, in Irkutsk and in Arshan village.

It is possible to accommodate up to 4 people in a room (if it is a family). 

The possibility of staying in a particular accommodation facility also depends on the workload and available dates. For more information, please contact the tour operator.

The cost of accommodation, depending on the selected rate for 1 person, 2, 3-bed accommodation, RUB.:

StandardComfort
54 00067 000

Surcharge for single accommodation for 1 person, RUB.:

StandardComfort
16 00030 000

Check-in is possible on the tour.

Kopylov Manor, Olkhon Camping Hotel, Baikal Terra BO, Rybak Manor BO, Aldartai BO or "Villa Malina", BO "Inspiration", "BaikalWood Eco Lodge and Spa", "Baikal Khan", "Port Olkhon" 2 nights
Kopylov Manor, Olkhon Camping Hotel, Baikal Terra BO, Rybak Manor BO, Aldartai BO

Standard – a comfortable room equipped with a private bathroom (shower and toilet), with the number of beds according to the number of residents;

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Another option
"Villa Malina", BO "Inspiration", "BaikalWood Eco Lodge and Spa", "Baikal Khan", "Port Olkhon"

Comfort – a more spacious and comfortable room in comparison with the "standard" category, equipped with a modern design (shower and toilet inside).

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Matryoshka, Aero, Angara, Riverside (standard), Listratova Apartment Building or Baikal Forest, Irkutsk City Center 1 night
Irkut, Snowdrop, Tuyana, Vershina or "Sunny Estate", "Corona" (suite, junior suite) 1 night

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Duration
5 days 4 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • transfers throughout the tour; 
  • meals: breakfast at the guest house, picnic lunch at Cape Khoboy, 2 dinners;
  • guided tour of the program;
  • habitation;
  • guide services according to the program;
  • the entrance to the National Park.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program, or specified independently or at your own expense;
  • drinks and dishes not included in the main menu according to the program;
  • additional services specified in the program for an additional fee or not specified in the program;
  • additional excursions and transfers not included in the program;
  • equipment rental;
  • insurance;
  • ferry crossing on Khivus (depends on climatic conditions).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • headdress (hat / cap on a sunny day);
  • sunscreen (protection factor of at least 20);
  • sunglasses (with at least 2 UV protection);
  • bathing accessories: swimsuit, towel and slippers (for visiting the sauna/hot springs, if provided by the program);
  • personal first aid kit (if you need specific medicines);
  • rain cape (raincoat);
  • photo/video equipment (spare flash cards);
  • portable charger (power bank);
  • comfortable shoes (athletic shoes / boots);
  • warm clothes (jacket / hoodies / gloves);
  • toiletries;
  • small backpack (for excursions and walks);
  • the seat (tourist hob);
  • thermos (optional);
  • binoculars (optional).

Required: passport, MHI policy.

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Dates and Prices

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    4 – 8 Sep 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 619
    11 – 15 Sep 5 days 4 nights
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    18 – 22 Sep 5 days 4 nights
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  • from US$ 619
    25 – 29 Sep 5 days 4 nights
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    2 – 6 Oct 5 days 4 nights
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