Winter or spring fairy tale of Lake Baikal

Get to know the southern and central part of Lake Baikal.

This tour is a unique opportunity to see the ice caves, to feel the energy of the sacred places of Olkhon Island. You will see the "Devil's Finger" and "Baikal's Ear", visit the warm lakes and Cape Khoboy. There will also be educational excursions where you will learn the history of this region. 

Location

Irkutsk
from
US$ 1 290
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Duration
12 Days
11 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 25 Nov – 6 Dec
    • 6 – 17 Dec
    • 17 – 28 Dec
    • 23 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025
    • 27 Dec, 2024 – 7 Jan, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Camp Site
    4 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
  • Midscale
Difficulty
Moderate
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers
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 mysterious Tunka Valley
We will visit waterfalls and mineral springs, as well as a Buddhist datsan
Picturesque Olkhon
We will go to the northern part of the island to Cape Hoboy, and then to the southern part to Cape Mare's Head
The special microclimate of Baikalsk
We will visit the warm lakes, take a walk along the shore of Lake Baikal in the southernmost city of the Irkutsk region

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Irkutsk — Baikalsk

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

    Departure to the city of Baikalsk.

    Accommodation at the hotel.

    Meals included: dinner.

    By road: about 150 km.

    Total duration: approximately 3 hours.

  • Day 2 - Eco Park "Warm Lakes" on Snezhnaya
  • Day 3 - Free day in Baikalsk
  • Day 4 - Excursion to the Tunka Valley
  • Day 5 - Free day in Baikalsk
  • Day 6 - Baikal State Biosphere Reserve
  • Day 7 - Free day in Baikalsk
  • Day 8 - Baikalsk — Olkhon
  • Day 9 - Cape Khoboy and northern Olkhon
  • Day 10 - Free day on Olkhon
  • Day 11 - Cape Kobylya Golova and southern Olkhon
  • Day 12 - Olkhon - Irkutsk
Difficulty
Low physical intensity for amateurs and non-experienced travelers

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Hotel
    7 nights
  • Camp Site
    4 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 datesHoliday dates
economystandardeconomystandard
2-bed room114 800125 300120 200130 700
surcharge for single occupancy22 30029 50026 00033 300

Economy accommodation:

  • Baikalsk - Margobai Hotel - 2-bed room (facilities in the section for several rooms)
  • Olkhon - Nabaimar Campsite - 2-bed room (facilities on the floor)
     

Standard Placement:

  • Baikalsk - Margobai Hotel - 2-bed room (room amenities)
  • Olkhon - Nabaimar Campsite - 2-bed room (room amenities)
     

Holiday tours are calculated at holiday rates. Holiday tours include tours that partially or completely coincide with the dates:

  • January 01 – January 09
  • February 20 – March 10
  • May 01 – May 09
Margobai Hotel 7 nights

The two-storey Margobai Hotel complex is conveniently located in the central part of Baikalsk, 200 meters from Lake Baikal.
Luxury, standard, economy and hostel rooms. The hotel has a cafe-bar, a sauna with a swimming pool, a sauna, a laundry room, and a parking lot.

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Nabaymar Campsite 4 nights

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Duration
12 days 11 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation according to the selected price;
  • nutrition:
    • Day 1: Dinner;
    • Day 2, 9, 11: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
    • Day 3-8, 10: breakfast, dinner;
    • Day 12: breakfast;
  • transportation services:
    • Day 1: Irkutsk – Baikalsk;
    • Day 2: Baikalsk – Warm Lakes – Baikalsk;
    • Day 4: Baikalsk – Arshan – Baikalsk;
    • Day 6: Baikalsk – Tankhoy – Baikalsk;
    • Day 8: Baikalsk – Irkutsk – Olkhon;
    • Day 9: Olkhon;
    • Day 11: Olkhon;
    • Day 12: Olkhon – Irkutsk;
  • sightseeing services:
    • Day 2: Walk to the Warm lakes;
    • Day 4: Arshan Sightseeing tour: waterfalls, Buddhist datsan;
    • Day 6: Visit to the Baikal State Reserve in Tankhoy;
    • Day 9: Trip to the northern part of Olkhon Island;
    • Day 11: Drive to the southern part of Olkhon Island.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to Irkutsk and back;
  • meals not specified in the tour 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

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  • from US$ 1 290
    25 Nov – 6 Dec 12 days 11 nights
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  • from US$ 1 290
    6 – 17 Dec 12 days 11 nights
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  • from US$ 1 290
    17 – 28 Dec 12 days 11 nights
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  • from US$ 1 351
    23 Dec, 2024 – 3 Jan, 2025 12 days 11 nights
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  • from US$ 1 351
    27 Dec, 2024 – 7 Jan, 2025 12 days 11 nights
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