The winter charm of Lake Baikal: Baikal Nature Reserve, Irkutsk and Listvyanka

Maybe you wanted to see the "Ear of Baikal", "Devil's Finger", go skiing and snowmobiling, visit the ancient villages of Lake Baikal and actively relax from the hustle and bustle? Then this eventful family tour is perfect for you. Observation decks, a lot of interesting places and entertainment of Lake Baikal will help you get away from business and have a good rest. 

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

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 988
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 4 – 11 Oct
    • 7 – 14 Oct
    • 11 – 18 Oct
    • 14 – 21 Oct
    • 18 – 25 Oct
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
  • or
    Camp Site, 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 largest telescope in Russia
Let's go to the Baikal Astrophysical Observatory and get acquainted with the most powerful telescopes in the country
A fascinating view of the Shaman Stone
We will take a chairlift up to the Chersky Stone observation deck, which offers a view of the Shaman Stone
A walk along the protected trail
Let's admire the flora and fauna of the Baikal State Biosphere Reserve

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to the city of Baikalsk

    Meeting at the airport (at 8 a.m. local time), at the railway station, or at a hotel in Irkutsk.

    Meeting in Irkutsk and departure to Baikalsk.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Meals included: dinner.
    By road: about 150 km.
    Total duration: approximately 3 hours.

  • Day 2 - Baikal State Biosphere Reserve
  • Day 3 - A day in Baikalsk
  • Day 4 - A trip to the village of Listvyanka
  • Day 5 - The observation deck of the Chersky Stone. Limnological Museum
  • Day 6 - A day in Listvyanka
  • Day 7 - Baikal Astrophysical Observatory
  • Day 8 - Exit
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

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

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel and/or at a campsite.

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

 The hostelEconomyStandard
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2-bed room (2-16 bed hostel)74 80077 00075 20076 30087 20093 900
surcharge for single occupancy-11 30012 00019 50024 300

Accommodation in a hostel / without landscaping:

  • Accommodation: Baikalsk — Margobai Hotel — a place in a 2-16-bed room with possible check-in (facilities on the floor). 3 nights: night 1-3;
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka — Campsite Inhabited Island — a place in a 2-16-bed room with possible accommodation (facilities on the floor). 4 nights: night 4-7.

Partially landscaped accommodation:

  • Accommodation: Baikalsk — Margobai Hotel — 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms). 3 nights: night 1-3;
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka — Arabesque Hotel — 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms). 4 nights: night 4-7.

Comfortable accommodation:

  • Accommodation: Baikalsk — Margobai Hotel — 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: night 1-3;
  • Accommodation: Listvyanka — Baikal Cedar Hotel — 2-bed room (room amenities). 4 nights: night 4-7.
Margobai Hotel 3 nights

Located 200 meters from Lake Baikal, Margobai Hotel offers an indoor swimming pool, sauna, Turkish steam bath, as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an a la carte restaurant and a 24-hour front desk.

It offers simply furnished rooms with wooden furniture and a TV. Some of the rooms have a spacious seating area and a private bathroom.

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Campsite "Inhabited Island" or The Arabesque Hotel or 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 – Baikalsk;
    • Day 2: Baikalsk – Tankhoy – Baikalsk;
    • Day 4: Baikalsk – Irkutsk – Listvyanka;
    • Day 5: Listvyanka;
    • Day 7: Listvyanka;
    • Day 8: Listvyanka – Irkutsk;
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: Visit to the Baikal State Nature Reserve in Tankhoy;
    • Day 5: Visit the Kamen Chersky observation deck on a chairlift;
    • Day 5: Visit to the Baikal Museum (Limnological Museum);
    • Day 7: Baikal Astrophysical Observatory.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • recreational fees (payment for entry to the national park, nature reserve, etc.);
  • other services 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

  • from US$ 988
    4 – 11 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 988
    7 – 14 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 988
    11 – 18 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 988
    14 – 21 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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  • from US$ 988
    18 – 25 Oct 8 days 7 nights
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