A great trip to Lake Baikal in spring

Immerse yourself in the magical world of Lake Baikal and Buryatia during our spring grand tour! Explore the beauty of the deepest lake in the world and immerse yourself in the unique culture of the Buryat people.

Unforgettable adventures and exciting excursions are waiting for you. We will see the Western, Eastern and Southern shores of Lake Baikal and capture a small piece of Sayan. We will drive through the expanses of pure Baikal ice and over hummocks. Let's admire the endless expanses of the Barguzin Valley.

Location

Irkutsk
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Duration
10 Days
9 Nights
Departures
  • Group departures
    • 14 – 23 Mar, 2025
or
Accommodation
  • Guest House
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+
Difficulty
Easy
For any person
Group
Up to 18 people
Minimum age
5 years old
Group meet at
Irkutsk
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Weekdays: 8am - 8pm
Weekends: 8am - 7pm (GMT +3)
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Tour highlights

Open-air Museum
Let's go to Taltsy, an open-air architectural and ethnographic museum on the bank of the Angara River and immerse ourselves in the history of the Baikal region
Ivolginsky datsan
We are waiting for an exciting trip to the center of Buddhism in Russia
Zabaikalsky National Park
We will visit the longest sandy beach on Lake Baikal – "Soft Karga" and visit the "Holy Nose" peninsula
The sacred island of Olkhon
We will be able to see for ourselves the special energy of this place
Places of power
Let's go to Suva Saxony and to the datsan of the goddess Yanzhima
The charm of the Baikal ice
Let's look for frozen air bubbles and touch the ice with our hands

Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Meeting with the group. Tallies

    Meeting in Irkutsk or at the airport before 10.00.

    Transfer to Talci (47 km). 

    Taltsy is an open-air architectural and ethnographic museum on the bank of the Angara River. Excursion and immersion in the history of the Baikal region of the 17th-20th century. 

    Lunch.

    Transfer to Listvyanka village. 

    Check-in.

    We meet the sunset on the lake, go out on the ice, watch, walk, admire, take pictures, skate. 

    Supper.

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  • Day 2 - Excursion to the Limnological Museum of Lake Baikal
  • Day 3 - To Olkhon on the ice of Lake Baikal
  • Day 4 - A day on Olkhon
  • Day 5 - Transfer across the Big Sea to Ust-Barguzin
  • Day 6 - Zabaikalsky National Park. Thermal springs
  • Day 7 - A day in the Barguzin Valley
  • Day 8 - On the way along the eastern side of Lake Baikal
  • Day 9 - Transfer to Arshan
  • Day 10 - Peak of Love, waterfall of the Kyngarga river. Departure home
Difficulty
For any person

Accommodation

Accommodation
  • Guest House
    9 nights
Comfort
  • Basic+

Accommodation in the tour is provided in comfortable guest houses.

Guest House 9 nights

Accommodation in the tour is provided in comfortable guest houses in 2-/3- local rooms with in-room amenities.

Single occupancy is possible on request.

Tour conditions

Group
up to 18 tourists
Minimum age
5 years old
Duration
10 days 9 nights
Group meets at
Irkutsk

Included in price

  • accommodation in guest houses in 2-/3- local rooms with in-room amenities;
  • guide services;
  • hot meals;
  • all transfers along the route (khivuses, uazs, minibuses);
  • entrance tickets and guided tours according to the program.

Paid extra

  • air and railway tickets to the beginning of the route and back (Irkutsk);
  • single accommodation in the guest house on request;
  • meals at the cafe along the route.

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour

Safety: the first aid kit is at the instructors, if necessary, you can take your first aid kit.

Required documents: passport, travel permit.

Clothing and equipment:  

  • warm winter boots and overshoes;
  • gaiters for protection from snow;
  • warm winter shoes or eva boots with a warm liner;
  • trekking winter socks;
  • a small backpack for radial exits;
  • down jacket or warm jacket;
  • fleece;
  • winter thermal underwear;
  • headdress;
  • warm pants;
  • personal tableware (mug, spoon, plate, knife, thermos); 
  • lantern;
  • sunglasses from the sun;
  • hygiene items;
  • skates for those who wish.
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  • US$ 1 227
    14 – 23 Mar, 2025 10 days 9 nights
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