Walking along the shore of Lake Baikal

The name of the route "Baikal Shore" speaks for itself. While hiking along the shore of Lake Baikal, you will meet a lot of interesting places and attractions of Father Baikal himself. The guides will show and tell you the most intimate places of the west bank.

Location

Irkutsk
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US$ 607
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Duration
8 Days
7 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 16 – 23 Jun
    • 30 Jun – 7 Jul
    • 7 – 14 Jul
    • 21 – 28 Jul
    • 4 – 11 Aug
or
Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Challenging
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Group
Up to 15 people
Minimum age
8 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

The beauty of Lake Baikal
We will go hiking along the coast and see the most picturesque coves, capes and rocks
A place of power
We will visit the famous Olkhon Island, which resembles the lake itself in shape
Baikal Museum
We will be able to visit the country's only museum of one lake and get acquainted with the inhabitants of Lake Baikal

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Transfer Irkutsk – Listvyanka. Baikal Museum

    Meeting in Irkutsk at 12 o'clock in the morning near the main entrance to the bus station (11 Oktyabrskaya Revolyutsii str.).

    Boarding a vehicle. Transfer by bus to the village of Listvyanka (70 km).

    Visit to the Baikal Museum.

    The road resembles a rollercoaster ride along the mountains and hills, from where the beautiful Angara glimmers.

    The trip takes 60 minutes and is very scenic.

    The museum in the village is unique and the only one with a small aquarium with representatives of the lake.

    Lunch in the village of Listvyanka (on your own), here you will have the opportunity to buy and taste all kinds of cooking Baikal omul (lunch time is 1 hour.)

    Accommodation at the economy class recreation center.

    Accommodation for 2-3-4 people.

    Discussion of plans, distribution of products.

    Supper.

    Getting to know the participants.

    Meals: dinner.

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  • Day 2 - Transfer to the village of Bolshye Koty
  • Day 3 - Crossing the pass. Panorama from the Skriper mountain
  • Day 4 - Walking distance to the village of Bolshoe Goloustnoe
  • Day 5 - Transfer to Olkhon Island
  • Day 6 - Sightseeing trip to Cape Khoboy
  • Day 7 - Excursions to choose from
  • Day 8 - Departure to Irkutsk. Completion of the program
Difficulty
Does not require special skills, but tourists must be physically fit: expeditions, long rafting, etc.
Tour organizer's comments

Walking distance per day is about 15-25 km. Physical training is not required, good physical shape is required. We recommend visiting the fitness room 1-2 times a week before hiking for 2-3 months.

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Camp Site
    7 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

The tour provides accommodation in 2-3-4-bed rooms at camp sites.

The bases are a house with rooms (outdoor amenities). 

You can charge your phones at the camp sites, but the mobile connection is weak and there is no wi-fi. Please specify the details when booking the tour.

Additional payments for double occupancy3,000 rubles.

The surcharge for single occupancy is 3,400 rubles.

Economy class camp sites along the route 7 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 15 tourists
Minimum age
8 years old
Duration
8 days 7 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • nutrition:
    • Day 1: dinner;
    • Day 2: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 3: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 4: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 5: Breakfast;
    • Day 6: breakfast, lunch;
    • Day 7: Breakfast;
    • Day 8: Breakfast;
  • purchasing products and dropping them off at the beginning of the route (we prepare on duty on the active part of the route);
  • meeting in Irkutsk;
  • accommodation at recreation centers according to the program in 3-4 local (1-2 local is paid additionally);
  • guided tours, entrance tickets to museums;
  • transfers according to the program;
  • guide services;
  • payment for visiting the national park;
  • group first aid kit and boiler equipment .

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • a trip to the caves. Booked in advance, payment to the guide;
  • accommodation before and after the start of the route;
  • bathhouse. Payment on the spot;
  • cook's services (on request). Payment at the time of booking;
  • translation services. Payment at the time of booking;
  • bicycle rental. Payment on the spot;
  • fishing services. Payment on the spot;
  • mopeds, saps. Payment on the spot;
  • horseback riding (book in advance). Payment on the spot;
  • Golden Triangle tour. It is booked in advance (during the first 5 days of the tour), payment to the guide on the spot;
  • The south of the island. It is booked in advance (during the first 5 days of the tour), payment to the guide on the spot.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

We recommend a backpack of 40-50 liters (depending on the items collected by the participants). But not less than 40 liters!

We do not recommend taking too many extra things on a hike. Be sure to take both light (summer) and warm (spring) clothes. Baikal is changeable and everything will depend on the weather.

You will need it during the campaign:

1. Documents:

  • Passport (for children — birth certificate).
  • For children under the age of 18 traveling on the route accompanied by a person responsible for them (without parents), it is necessary to have written parental consent.
  • A compulsory medical insurance policy.
  • A certificate from a therapist, if there are chronic diseases (the tourist takes responsibility for his health on the tour).

2. Personal equipment:

  • Matches sealed in polyethylene or plastic packaging, or a lighter.
  • Individual first aid kit (no more than 200g by weight);
  • Photo camera;
  • Thermos or plastic bottle;
  • Have protective equipment against insect bites;
  • Sunburn products 
  • Underwear — at least 2-3 sets;
  • Thermal underwear (set, depending on the time of year) — 1-2 pieces;
  • Trousers are lightweight,sporty, for daily wear, depending on the time of year ;
  • Jacket, fleece, etc. 1-2 pcs. (preferably made of modern materials);
  • Storm suit – jacket + trousers. Availability is mandatory (protection from wind and rain). 
  • Plain socks (or trekking socks) — 2-4 pairs;
  • 1 pair of shoes (half boots or sneakers)
  • Lightweight sneakers on request (for crossings, recreation centers, on trains, etc.)
  • Tracking sticks at the discretion of the participants 
  • A cap with a visor + a cap;
  • Personal hygiene products (toothbrush and paste, toilet paper, etc.);

Also, products (1-1.5 kg per person) and a group first aid kit will be distributed among the participants.

Everyone prepares food on duty with the help of a guide. 

A sleeping bag is not required (you can take it if you freeze at night).

Is it possible to choose a tour with a different length of days?
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Dates and Prices

  • US$ 607
    16 – 23 Jun 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 607
    30 Jun – 7 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 607
    7 – 14 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 607
    21 – 28 Jul 8 days 7 nights
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  • US$ 607
    4 – 11 Aug 8 days 7 nights
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