The Winter fairy tale of Olkhon

A real winter fairy tale, shrouded in a snow-white curtain and the stunning ice of Lake Baikal. Caves, ice caves, unique ice, the best sights and local culture.

Location

Russia, Irkutsk
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US$ 438
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Duration
4 Days
3 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 5 Feb, 2025
    • 5 – 8 Feb, 2025
    • 7 – 10 Feb, 2025
    • 11 – 14 Feb, 2025
    • 13 – 16 Feb, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 45 people
Minimum age
2 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

The sacred island of Olkhon
We will visit one of the most famous places on Lake Baikal, which is rightfully called a place of strength and especially powerful energy
Unearthly landscapes of the Tazheran steppes
Landscapes really transport you to some kind of alien reality!
Picnic on Lake Baikal
Let's warm up with a delicious hot lunch on the campfire

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer to Olkhon Island

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

    It is necessary to arrive in Irkutsk before 9:30 a.m.

    Group transfer to Olkhon Island (approximately at 10 am).

    The road passes through picturesque places.

    We will drive along the Tazheran steppes to the ferry crossing.

    Check-in in the village of Khuzhir.

    Free time to explore the surroundings of the village, walking to Cape Burkhan.

    Included in the price: group transfer, accommodation, lunch on the way to Olkhon.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to the north of Olkhon
  • Day 3 - Excursion to the south of Olkhon Island
  • Day 4 - Departure
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel in the village of Khuzhir.

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

 double roomextra charge for a single room

Regular dates

standard

39 00010 000

Regular dates

comfort

57 00014 000

Types of accommodation:

  • Standard – amenities in the room itself;
  • Comfort – superior room categories (deluxe, suite).

Accommodation in hotels according to availability, please specify the details when booking.

Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel or similar (standard rate) or Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel or similar (comfort rate) 3 nights
Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel or similar (standard rate)

Featuring a private bar, Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel is located in the village of Khuzhir. Guests can relax on the terrace. Room service is available. Free private parking is available on site. An airport shuttle can be arranged for an additional fee. All rooms at the Nikita Bencarov Manor Hotel have a wardrobe, towels and bed linen. 

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Another option
Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel or similar (comfort rate)

Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel is located in Khuzhir, 1.6 km from Khuzhir. It offers a restaurant, free private parking, a bar and a terrace. All rooms at this four-star hotel offer free Wi-Fi and lake views. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Currency exchange and luggage storage are available. Each room here will provide you with a seating area. Some rooms at Villa Malina Olkhon Baikal Hotel have views of the patio and pool. All rooms have a private bathroom and a wardrobe. Towels and bed linen are provided. 

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 45 tourists
Minimum age
2 years old
Duration
4 days 3 nights
Group meets at
Russia, Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation specified in the program;
  • meals specified in the program;
  • guided tours according to the program;
  • transfers 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;
  • additional excursions, activities not specified in the program;
  • equipment rental;
  • crossing on Khivus during the off-season (if the ice crossing does not work).

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • Warm outerwear (for example, a ski suit);
  • Comfortable shoes (non-slip boots);
  • Headdress (warm hat);
  • Warm clothes (thermal underwear, fleece, hoodies, scarf/buff);
  • Warm mittens or gloves;
  • 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);
  • Photo/video equipment (spare flash cards);
  • Portable charger (power bank);
  • 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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  • from US$ 438
    2 – 5 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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    5 – 8 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 438
    7 – 10 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 438
    11 – 14 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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  • from US$ 438
    13 – 16 Feb, 2025 4 days 3 nights
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