Towards the Baikal autumn. Baikal Cruise

Autumn is the most beautiful time to explore the sacred sea. A cruise in autumn is not a boring trip between the sights. Bright colors combined with the pristine power of the great lake will not leave anyone indifferent!

Route: Listvyanka village – Circum-Baikal Railway – Sandy Bay – Small Sea Strait – Olkhon Island – Chivyrkuysky Bay – Small Sea – Sandy Bay – Listvyanka village.

Location

Irkutsk district, Listvyanka village
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Duration
9 Days
8 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 10 – 18 Sep
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Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
Group
Up to 12 people
Minimum age
7 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk district, Listvyanka village
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The famous KBZHD
We will walk with a guide through the abandoned tunnels and galleries of the Circum-Baikal Railway
Baikal seal
Let's go to the Ushkany Islands to watch the seal rookery
Delicious fishing
For fans, we will organize fishing for grayling, pike, perch and carp, and the cook will be happy to cook our catch for lunch
Hospitable Chivyrkui
Let's spend the day relaxing, swimming or boating in the bay
Pleasant walks
Enjoy hiking in unique natural places

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - The Golden Buckle of Russia

    12:00 Boarding a cruise ship in the village of Listvyanka.

    The tourist village of Listvyanka is located on the southwestern coast of Lake Baikal, 65 kilometers from Irkutsk, at the source of the Angara River, the city and the village are connected by a picturesque paved highway.

    Accommodation in the cabins of the ship.

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

    Transfer to the Circum–Baikal railway (travel time is about 2 hours).

    Lunch on board the ship.

    After lunch, a guided walking tour of abandoned tunnels and galleries of the early 20th century, the route starts from Ulanovo station (Khvoynaya – 98 km KBZHD) and runs along the lake shore (about 1.5 km) among extremely picturesque nature.

    Dinner on board the ship.

    Overnight on board the ship in one of the convenient bays of the KBZHD.

    In adverse weather conditions, by the decision of the captain, the ship can go for an overnight stay in the village of Bolshye Koty, which is located 40 km from the KBZHD.

    The water crossing is 160 kilometers, the journey time is 10 hours.

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  • Day 2 - Sandy Bay
  • Day 3 - Petroglyphs of the Sagan-Zaba Cliff
  • Day 4 - Islands of the Small Sea
  • Day 5 - Wildlife of the Chivyrkuy Bay
  • Day 6 - Hospitable Chivyrkui
  • Day 7 - The mystery of the Ushkany Islands
  • Day 8 - The bays of Olkhon
  • Day 9 - Listvyanka
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Cabin on the boat
    8 nights
Comfort
  • Midscale

The tour provides accommodation on a comfort class ship.

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

cabin typedouble occupancy
standard 135 000
improved143 000
internal116 000
The ship 8 nights

The comfort class ship (length 25 m, width 4.5 meters) has four cabins: the forward VIP, two cabins in the middle part of the ship and one cabin aft. Cabins

In the bow and middle part of the hull there are 3 cabins and 2 combined bathrooms (latrines), the entrance to the cabins and bathrooms from the corridor leading from the company cabins.

The cabin also has a wardrobe, lockers for personal belongings, a TV and a DVD player.

All cabins are equipped with a ventilation and heating system.

The latrines have a shower, an electric toilet, a sink, heated floors. The consumption of hot water is unlimited.

There are 2 cabins and a combined toilet in the aft part of the ship. The entrance to the cabins and bathrooms is from the corridor leading from the deck.

The cabin of the ship is located in the superstructure and consists of a lounge with an entrance from the deck, in the cabin there is a soft sofa and a dining table, a plasma TV, a DVD player.

There is also a galley in the superstructure, isolated from the salon and a latrine with an entrance from the deck.

Between the superstructure and the vestibule leading to the aft cabins on the deck there is a table and benches for outdoor dining. The dining space is covered from above by an awning.

In the aft part of the ship there is a sauna with a separate entrance from the deck. The sauna has a shower.

There is a diving and fishing area on the stern, located at the waterline level.

Note: It is recommended to take a bathrobe and slippers with you on your trip.

Cabin differences:

The improved No. 1 has its own bathroom, a large DBL bed;

In standard No. 2 and No. 3 bathrooms for 3 cabins, 2 beds as in a compartment car, one under one;

In the Improved No. 5 and No. 6 bathrooms for 2 cabins + they are located separately, they have windows that open and a more convenient descent to the cabins. Cabin No. 5 has a large DBL cabin + a single folding bunk bed above the main one, as if the second tier. There are 2 beds in cabin No. 6, as in a compartment car, one under one;

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Tour conditions

Group
up to 12 tourists
Minimum age
7 years old
Duration
9 days 8 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk district, Listvyanka village

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 tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • hotel accommodation and excursions before and after the expedition cruise;
  • accident insurance;
  • baggage insurance and travel cancellation risks (recommended);
  • tips for staff and team (recommended);
  • group transfer Irkutsk – Small Sea 3,000 rubles/person , Small Sea — Irkutsk 3,000 rubles/person.
  • group transfer Irkutsk – Listvyanka 1,700 rubles/person, Listvyanka — Irkutsk 1,700 rubles/person.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • windproof, water-repellent jacket, fleece jacket, lightweight beanie;
  • windproof and waterproof warm pants for bad weather and evenings;
  • light windbreaker or jacket for good weather;
  • a warm sweater;
  • a warm hat, a cap or a panama hat from the sun;
  • thermal underwear;
  • gloves;
  • warm socks (1 pair), thin socks;
  • boots or sneakers with mountain tread for cross-country walks;
  • lightweight shoes for staying inside the ship (moccasins, sneakers with anti-slip tread to avoid sliding on the deck of the ship);
  • sunglasses;
  • sunscreen and anti-weathering cream;
  • swimsuit or bathing trunks for visiting baths, hot springs on the route;
  • all personal hygiene products;
  • a personal mini-first aid kit (motion sickness, colds, stomach upset, headache, etc.);
  • repellents that protect against mosquito bites and midges (while walking on the mainland);
  • waterproof liner (bag) to protect especially valuable personal items (money, documents, camera, etc.) from water;
  • a small flashlight powered by finger batteries, binoculars (if you have one);
  • camera (with spare batteries or charger);
  • 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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Dates and Prices

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    10 – 18 Sep 9 days 8 nights
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