Winter colors of Lake Baikal

Get to know the city of Baikal, which is comfortably located on the very shore of Lake Baikal. The mesmerizing beauty of the Khamar-Daban mountains, amazing views of Lake Baikal, excellent Siberian cuisine – all this awaits you on the tour.

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

Features of the season on Lake Baikal, see It's important to know.

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 1 398
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Duration
11 Days
10 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 2 – 12 Oct
    • 5 – 15 Oct
    • 9 – 19 Oct
    • 12 – 22 Oct
    • 16 – 26 Oct
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Camp Site
    3 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
2 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Baikal Nature Reserve
We will visit the Baikal State Biosphere Reserve near the village of Tankhoy
The Hidden Olkhon
We will see incredibly beautiful capes, grottoes, places of power
The largest telescope in Russia
Let's get acquainted with the most powerful telescopes in the country
The extraordinary Museum of Lake Baikal
We will virtually dive into the bottom of the lake in a bathyscaphe!
Stunning panorama of Lake Baikal
We will take a chairlift up to the famous Chersky Stone observation deck

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Group meeting. Transfer to the city of Baikalsk

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

    Transfer to the city of 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 - Free day in Baikalsk
  • Day 4 - Baikalsk - Listvyanka
  • Day 5 - The observation deck of the Chersky Stone. Limnological Museum
  • Day 6 - Free day in Listvyanka
  • Day 7 - Baikal Astrophysical Observatory
  • Day 8 - Listvyanka - Olkhon
  • Day 9 - Cape Khoboy and northern Olkhon
  • Day 10 - Free day on Olkhon
  • Day 11 - Return to Irkutsk
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

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

The tour includes accommodation in a hotel and at a camp site.

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

 Regular datesPublic holidays (25.12 to 18.01, 12.02 to 14.03) 
 economystandardeconomystandard
2-bed room106600120700109800129700
surcharge for single occupancy18800285002100034800

Economy 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
  • Accommodation: Olkhon — Nabaimar Campsite — 2-bed room (facilities on the floor). 3 nights: 8-10 nights

Standard Placement:

  • 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
  • Accommodation: Olkhon — Nabaimar Campsite — 2-bed room (room amenities). 3 nights: 8-10 nights
Margobai Hotel 3 nights

It is located in the city of Baikalsk, 200 m from Lake Baikal. Baikalsk Train Station is 10 km away. It offers a cafe-bar, a sauna with a swimming pool, a steam room, laundry, parking, as well as free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, an a la carte restaurant.

The two-storey hotel complex offers accommodation in 19 rooms of various price categories, decorated in a simple style and furnished with wooden furniture. Some of the rooms have a spacious seating area and a private bathroom..

Rooms of the "Hostel" class located on the ground floor. In the room: single beds, clothes rack, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom on the floor.

The Economy class rooms are located on the first and second floors. In the room: single beds or 1.5-double and 1-double beds or one double bed, wardrobe, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom in the section for several rooms.

The Standard rooms are located on the first and second floors. In the room: one double or two single beds, a double sofa, wardrobe, mirror, bedside tables, TV, electric heater. Bathroom with shower in the section for several rooms. There is a bathroom in the room.

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The Arabesque Hotel or The Baikal Cedar Hotel 4 nights
Nabaymar campsite 3 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
2 years old
Duration
11 days 10 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the selected price;
  • nutrition:
    • Day 1: Dinner;
    • Day 2, 9: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 3, 8, 10: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 4-7, 11: 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 – Olkhon;
    • Day 9: Olkhon;
    • Day 11: Olkhon – Irkutsk;
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: Visit to the Baikal State Reserve in Tankhoy;
    • Day 5: Visit the Kamen Chersky observation deck on a chairlift;
    • Day 5: Visit to the Baikal Museum;
    • Day 7: Baikal Astrophysical Observatory;
    • Day 9: Drive to the northern part of Olkhon Island.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the program;
  • recreational fees;
  • 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

  • Individual dates available on request
    1 Oct, 2024 – 31 May, 2025
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  • from US$ 1 398
    2 – 12 Oct 11 days 10 nights
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    5 – 15 Oct 11 days 10 nights
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  • from US$ 1 398
    9 – 19 Oct 11 days 10 nights
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  • from US$ 1 398
    12 – 22 Oct 11 days 10 nights
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  • from US$ 1 398
    16 – 26 Oct 11 days 10 nights
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