The heart of Lake Baikal. Cruise

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A two-day cruise through the crystal clear waters of the lake-sea, warm company and new sensations! This short and tireless adventure will help add variety to your vacation on Lake Baikal.

Route: Small Sea (MRS) – Sandy Bay – Listvyanka village.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
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US$ 230
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Duration
2 Days
1 Night
Departures
  • Group departures
or
Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 8 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Russia, Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Friendly atmosphere
In a small company, we will spend a pleasant evening on the deck, enjoying the sunset
A comfortable stay
We are waiting for a comfort-class ship, delicious food and a professional team
Baikal Mini Cruise
Let's try a cruise vacation format, diversify our journey and get new emotions

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The bays of Olkhon

    Boarding the ship at 12:00-13:00 hours. At the pier of the village of Sakhyurt.

    Boarding the ship from 14:00 to 15:00 p.m. at the pier of the village of Sakhyurt (MRS) on the Small Sea.

    Accommodation in cabins of new cruise members.

    Getting to know the team, safety instructions and rules of conduct on board and on Lake Baikal.

    Exit to the Great Baikal through the Vorota Strait.

    Lunch on board the ship.

    After passing through the strait, the ship enters Bolshoy Baikal – its middle basin with maximum depths up to 1400 meters and moves along the extremely picturesque western shore of the lake in a southerly direction.

    On the way, it is possible to stop at the white marble rock of Sahagan-Zaba (in the absence of a wave at a high water level) and inspect rock carvings (petroglyphs) of the III-V centuries AD.

    According to academician A.P. Okladnikov, "the petroglyphs of Sagan-Zaba are a genuine pearl of ancient culture and art of peoples Eastern Siberia.

    In terms of composition, writing style and variety of subjects, they are the most complex of all known rock paintings in the entire space from the Urals to the Pacific Ocean."

    In the evening, arrival at the Sandy Bay – cordon of the Baikal National Park. 

    In the evening, if desired, you can visit the Russian bathhouse, which is located on the very shore of Lake Baikal (paid separately, on site).

    Dinner on board the ship.

    Overnight on board the ship.

    The water day trip is 120 kilometers, the journey time is 8-10 hours.

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  • Day 2 - The Pearls of Lake Baikal
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    1 night
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation on a comfort class ship.

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

CABINSDouble cabin
For 2-bed accommodation 
Double cabin
For 1-bed accommodation 
Triple cabinFour-person cabin
Improved
(№ 2 twin, 3 Twin/DBL)
33 00050 00025 00022 000
Twin standard (No.1,4)30 00047 000--
Internal Twin/DBL (No.5)25 00030 00020 000-

The ship "Vympel".

The Vympel motor ship is a modern and comfortable motor ship for traveling around Lake Baikal. 

A comfort class motor ship with a passenger capacity of up to 15 people. 

Most cabins have a shower, toilet, upholstered furniture, carpet on the floor.

Each cabin has a telephone connection to the captain's cabin.

Spacious cabins provide more comfort and individual space for each passenger. 

There is a comfortable lounge on the second deck, where you can watch movies and listen to music. 

Or just sit for conversations and a cup of tea with the guests of the cruise, because nothing can replace simple human communication. 

Navigation equipment: the ship is equipped with modern navigation equipment and radio communications, an echo sounder, and rescue equipment that meet the requirements of the Russian River Register. 

Life-saving equipment: an inflatable motorboat and an unsinkable lifeboat. Life jackets and lifebuoys.

Cabin No. 1 standard or Cabin no.2 Improved or 1 night
Cabin No. 1 standard

Cabin No. 1 standard + "TWIN" entrance to the cabin from the corridor, double, separate beds.

The total area of the cabin is 7.8 m2

In the cabin:

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Windows
  • Sockets (2 pcs)
  • Safe, place for clothes, heater
  • Sleeps: 2 beds 70cm by 1.90m. TWIN
  • Accommodation: 2 people
Another option
Cabin no.2 Improved

Cabin No. 2 improved "TWIN" - Entrance to the cabin from the corridor, quadruple, spacious, separate beds (compartment).

The total area of the cabin is 8.4 m2

In the cabin:

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Windows
  • Sockets (2 pcs)
  • Safe, wardrobe, heater
  • Table
  • Sleeps: 4 beds, TWIN
  • Accommodation: 4 people
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Another option
Cabin No.3 Improved

Cabin No. 3 is improved: entrance to the cabin from the mess, quadruple, spacious, 2 separate beds (compartment), a large double sofa.

In the cabin:

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Windows
  • Sockets (3 pcs)
  • Wardrobe, safe, heater
  • Sleeps: 2 beds 70cm by 1.90m. TWIN/DBL
  • Accommodation: 4 people
Another option
Cabin No. 4 Standard

Cabin No. 4: entrance to the cabin from the stern, double, ceiling height 180 cm, beds are separated by stairs.

The total area of the cabin is 6.6 m2

In the cabin:

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Windows
  • Sockets (1 piece)
  • A place for clothes, a safe, a heater
  • Sleeps: 2 beds 65cm by 2 m. TWIN
  • Accommodation: 2 people
Another option
Cabin No. 5 Standard internal

Cabin No. 5 standard: located on the upper deck, spacious, 1 bed and a sofa.

Total cabin area: 5.7m2

Bathroom next to the cabin

In the cabin:

  • Windows on the promenade
  • Sockets (2 pcs)
  • A place for clothes, a safe, a heater
  • Coffee table
  • Sleeps: 1 110cm bed and a sofa. TWIN/DBL
  • Accommodation: 2-3 people

Tour conditions

Group
up to 8 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
2 days 1 night
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation on board the ship;
  • accompanying guide;
  • full board;
  • daily excursion program along the entire route with landings;
  • tea, coffee, hot chocolate, water and snacks throughout the cruise;
  • medical insurance;
  • fees for visiting the national Parks (except Ushkany Islands);
  • information material provided before the start of the trip;
  • memorable gifts and souvenirs;
  • optional photos and videos.

Paid extra

  • air and railway to Irkutsk and back;
  • hotel accommodation and excursions before and after the expedition cruise;
  • Listvyanka – Irkutsk transfer – 3,000 rubles/person.;
  • group transfer Irkutsk – Maloe More – 4,000 rubles/person.;
  • accident insurance;
  • baggage insurance and travel cancellation risks (recommended);
  • tips for staff and team (recommended).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

1. Clothes:

  • a fleece jacket and a sweater that will be useful to you in cool weather;
  • windproof and waterproof jacket and trousers (it is windy on the open deck during transitions);
  • a pair of T-shirts and a long-sleeved shirt, thermal underwear;
  • shoes – light, comfortable, sporty (sneakers, light trekking boots) (without heels!);
  • headdress – to choose from: a hat with a brim or a panama hat, a cap with a long visor to protect from the blinding low sun, a light fleece or wool cap;
  • socks – 2-3 pairs of cotton or linen, 1 pair of wool;
  • bathing suit;
  • toiletries and hygiene products, including lipstick and sunscreen with a high protection factor;
  • sunglasses that protect the eyes from ultraviolet rays;

2. waterproof liner (bag) to protect especially valuable personal items (money, documents, camera, etc.) from water;

3. A small flashlight powered by finger batteries, binoculars (if you have one);

4. Medicines that you may need personally (for allergies, headaches and gastrointestinal disorders) or that you need for regular intake;

5. repellents that protect against mosquito bites and midges (while walking on the mainland);

6. Camera (with spare batteries or charger);

7. Safety pin, needle and thread;

8. Documents: an identity card or a photocopy of the first pages and the page with the registration registration of the passport, a voucher or a document replacing it (voucher, reservation sheet) and a medical insurance policy.

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