• Join our 6-day tour to discover the magic Baikal Lake.
  • Explore Olkhon Island and spot some Nerpa seals sunbathing on the rocks.
  • Taste smoked Omul – endemic Baikal whitefish.
  • Hike up to the observation platform for excellent views of the lake.
  • Ride the old-fashioned steam train along Baikal.
  • Step into the Siberian life and learn about Russian rural life.
  • Visit Irkutsk – both a modern city and excellent introduction to the past of Siberia. 
  • Explore Russia with the locals and share your emotions with us!

Accommodations

Marriott 4* hotel in Irkutsk

Irbis or Voskresenie Guesthouse on Olkhon

Mayak 4* hotel in Listvyanka

Included

Museum Entrance Fees

Expert guides

5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, daily bottled water

Train tickets for the Baikal steam train

Transportation on comfort vehicles including arrival and departure transfers 

Visa support, registration fees

Not included

Air tickets

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Day 1: Welcome to Irkutsk

Arrival in Irkutsk. You will be met, greeted, and escorted to Marriott 4* hotel. Check-in.

After lunch, have a walking tour of the city to explore its central area. Visit the Kazan Cathedral and Irkutsk Museum. Stroll down the pedestrian streets of the 130th district famous for the wooden architecture, with lots of cafes and shops. 

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

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Day 2: Listvyanka Village

This morning depart to Listvyanka, a small settlement on the shores of Lake Baikal. Visit the open-air museum of ethnography Taltsy. View the collection of wooden buildings of Siberia and get the insight into the old Russian rural life of the 17-19 centuries.

Then tour around the Listvyanka village. Visit the Church of St. Nicolas the Wonderworker – the guardian angel of travelers, go to the Baikal Ecological Museum to see the lake’s flora and fauna. After lunch shop at the local fish market.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 3: Steam Train Ride

Today enjoy Baikal Railway Tour! Baikal railway was built more than a hundred years ago and is an outstanding landmark to the construction and engineering art.

The short, picturesque stretch of railway running between Slyudyanka and Port Baikal allows you to appreciate the sheer feat of engineering that made it possible.  As the steam engine chugs along the shore, barely faster than walking pace, count the number of tunnels and bridges.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 4: Olkhon Island

Indulge your wilderness-conquering fantasies on the dramatic cliffs and secluded sandy bays of Olkhon, Lake Baikal’s largest, sparsely-inhabited island. Enjoy your lunch at the traditional Buryat cafe. Visit the Khoboy peninsula in an antiquated Soviet army jeep to view the largest of the shaman ritual sites and spot some Nerpa seals.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 5: Cape Khoboy

In the morning go to the northern part of Olkhon Island and visit Cape Khoboy. View Sand beach, Three brothers rock, Lion and Crocodile islands, Uzury village and the most northern part of the Olkhon – Khoboy mountain!

Have a picnic lunch and taste the local fisherman’s soup Ukha. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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Day 6: Irkutsk

After breakfast depart to Irkutsk. Walk in the historical part of the city and go shopping. Then depart to the airport for your flight.

Meals: Breakfast

Private Journey Travel Any Day

Double room $2,900 per person

Solo traveler $3,900 per person

 

Friends & Family Discount – Travel as a group of 3 or more and save $50-$100 per person

 

 

Payment Conditions:
Deposit: 10% of the price 
Final Payment: 90 days prior to departure

Cancellation Fees: 
91 days prior to departure or more: 10% of the price 
90-61 days prior to departure: 20% of the price
60-31 days prior to departure: 50% of the price
30 days prior to departure or less: 100% of the price