The legends of Lake Baikal. Winter or spring tour

You will go to the amazing spring Baikal!

You will see mysterious grottoes, majestic rocks in splashes, fascinating hummocks, Olkhon Island, Listvyanka village and many other sights of Siberia.

The tour is also held on any date on an individual request.

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 890
+ tickets to the starting point of the tour
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 22 – 29 Nov
    • 26 Nov – 3 Dec
    • 29 Nov – 6 Dec
    • 3 – 10 Dec
    • 6 – 13 Dec
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The magic of Olkhon
Let's recharge our batteries in the main sanctuary and cult center of the region
Getting to know the inhabitants of Lake Baikal
We are waiting for a virtual dive in a bathyscaphe to the very bottom of the lake
Baikal Astrophysical Observatory
Let's get acquainted with two of the most powerful telescopes in Russia
Picturesque Cape Khoboy
We will go to the north of Olkhon with stops for photo shoots and hiking

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Irkutsk — Olkhon

    Meeting at the airport, railway station, or hotel in Irkutsk.

    Transfer to Olkhon Island.

    Stop on the way at the Buryat cafe.

    Accommodation at the campsite.

    Meals included: dinner.

    By road: about 300 km.

    Total duration: approximately 6 hours.

  • Day 2 - Cape Khoboy and northern Olkhon
  • Day 3 - Free day on Olkhon
  • Day 4 - Olkhon — Listvyanka
  • Day 5 - The observation deck of the Chersky Stone. Limnological Museum
  • Day 6 - Free day in Listvyanka
  • Day 7 - Baikal Astrophysical Observatory and observation deck
  • Day 8 - Listvyanka — Irkutsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
  • Hotel
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale

The tour provides double accommodation in hotels and at the campsite.

The cost of the tour for 1 person, depending on the category of accommodation and selected dates, RUB.: 

 EconomyStandard
regular dates79 20090 000
holiday dates 81 40097 900
surcharge for single occupancy on regular dates13 50021 000
surcharge for single occupancy on public holidays15 00026 500


 An option with partially comfortable ECONOMY accommodation:

  • Accommodation: Olkhon – Nabaimar Campsite – 2-bed room (facilities on the floor). 
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka – Arabesque Hotel – 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms).
     

The option with comfortable accommodation is STANDARD:

  • Accommodation: Olkhon – Nabaimar Campsite – 2-bed room (room amenities). 
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka – Baikal Cedar Hotel – 2-bed room (room amenities).


Holiday tours are calculated at holiday rates. Holiday tours include tours that partially or completely coincide with the dates:

  • January 01 – January 09
  • February 20 – March 10
  • May 01 – May 09
Nabaymar Campsite 3 nights

It is located a 5-minute walk from the shore of Lake Baikal and the main attraction of the island of Shamanka Rocks (Cape Burkhan). 

The rooms of the Nabaymar Estate are heated, most of them are decorated in a rustic style. Laundry services and tourist information are also available on site.

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The Baikal Cedar Hotel or The Arabesque Hotel 4 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the selected price;
  • nutrition:
    • Day 1: Dinner;
    • Day 2: Breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 3: Breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 4-8: breakfast;
  • transportation services:
    • Day 1: Irkutsk – Olkhon;
    • Day 2: Olkhon;
    • Day 4: Olkhon – Irkutsk – Listvyanka;
    • Day 5: Listvyanka;
    • Day 7: Listvyanka;
    • Day 8: Listvyanka – Irkutsk;
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: trip to the northern part of Olkhon Island;
    • Day 5: visit the Kamen Chersky observation deck on a chairlift;
    • Day 5: Visit to the Baikal Museum;
    • Day 7: Baikal Astrophysical Observatory.

Paid extra

  • tickets to and from the start of the tour;
  • meals not included in the tour price;
  • air and train tickets to Lake Baikal are not included in the price of the tour and are paid additionally

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • comfortable shoes and warm socks;
  • replacement shoes;
  • warm jacket and trousers;
  • sweater or sweatshirt;
  • a hat or other headdress that protects from the sun;
  • bathing accessories, towel, slippers (for the bath);
  • sunglasses;
  • sunscreen cream (maximum protection factor);
  • If you are taking medications, take them with you.
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Dates and Prices

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  • from US$ 890
    22 – 29 Nov 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 890
    26 Nov – 3 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 890
    29 Nov – 6 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 890
    3 – 10 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 890
    6 – 13 Dec 8 days 7 nights
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