Address: 664520 Russia, Irkutsk region, Listvyanka, Kulikov str. 1
Phone number: +7 (914) 938-73-44
Tour duration: 5 days / 4 nights
Season: from June to September
Price: €815 or $930 per person
An exciting summer tour of the lake Baikal, which includes a long trip by boat to the lake Baikal, road and Hiking tours to the most beautiful places of the lake Baikal, visiting interesting museums and galleries.
Irkutsk — Listvyanka (a village on lake Baikal) — Olkhon island (up to Olkhon island by boat to the lake Baikal)— Cape Khoboy — Ust-Orda— Irkutsk
Price: €815 or $930 per person (accommodation + meals + transfers + excursions).
The price includes:
– all transfers;
– hotel accommodation;
– all entrance tickets and excursions according to the program;
– transition by boat to the lake Baikal from Listvyanka to Olkhon island;
– meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner;
Day 1 ( Irkutsk – Listvyanka )
Arrival in Irkutsk by plane or train, meeting with our guide. Today we will have a trip to the lake Baikal in the village of Listvyanka (the road takes 1 hour, 70 km). Arrival in Listvyanka, hotel accommodation on the shore of the lake Baikal (standard double room).
Lunch in a real Buryat Yurt (Buryat national cuisine), here you will try juicy Buryat poses (buuz).
After lunch, we will go to the Baikal Museum, where you will see all the inhabitants of the Baikal depths, including the Baikal seal.
After visiting the Museum we will go up to the observation platform of the Chersky stone. The ascent and descent is carried out on a chair lift.
Then we will walk through the village, visit the Svyato-Nikolskaya Church, take a look at the local market, where you will be able to buy Souvenirs and the Baikal fish. Dinner.
Day 2 ( Listvyanka – Olkhon )
After breakfast, we will have a trip to the lake Baikal by boat from Listvyanka to Olkhon island. The length of the lake is 636 km, and about half of them you will pass by Boat.
During the way we will make a few stops to explore the shores of the lake Baikal, we will have a delicious lunch on the boat. During the 15-hour boat trip we will visit one of the most picturesque places of the lake Baikal – Sandy Bay. Sandy Bay is considered to be a natural monument of the lake Baikal, located 80 km from the village of Listvyanka. Sandy Bay is a quite famous place on the lake Baikal, it is remarkable for its stilted trees, the number of Sunny days and the beauty of the scenery. This is the only place on the lake Baikal where the average annual temperature is positive (0.4 C°).
After a stop in the Sandy Bay you will visit the Rock Sagan-Zaba, known for its rock paintings. Sagan-Zaba translated from the Buryat language means White Rock. Petroglyphs on the cliff of Sagan-Zaba are the largest galleries of rock paintings on the lake, they were opened in 1881 Next, you will make a stop at the Small Sea to visit the beautiful island Ogoy. In 2005, a Buddhist stupa was built on the island of Ogoy, which is also called the Stupa of Enlightenment and Conquest of demons. A statue of Dakini Troma Nagmo was placed inside of it, which in Tibetan Buddhism is considered to be the mother of all Buddhas. Other Buddhist relics were also put in it. It is believed that the wish made here will come true by all means.
Arrival to Olkhon in the evening, transfer to the hotel, accommodation in a standard double room. Dinner tonight.
Day 3 ( Olkhon – Cape Khoboy )
Breakfast. Today you will feel all the energy and power of Olkhon island. You will make great pictures of the island. The magnificent creation of Baikal-shaman rock introduce you to the local shamanism. Admiring the beauty, we will tie ribbons on the pillars of “Serge” for the fulfillment of desires.
Then excursion by car UAZ to the Northern part of the island – Cape Khoboy. The road to the Cape runs along the entire island of Olkhon. Along the way, we will make a few stops to make wonderful pictures of the lake Baikal.
A tour to the Cape Khoboy, then the picnic lunch in the fresh air. Your guide and cook today will be your driver. All guides and tourists say that no one will tell you better about all the sights of Olkhon than the drivers – the locals. And they are the best in cooking of the Baikal fish. Dinner.
Day 4 ( Olkhon – Ust-Orda – Irkutsk )
Breakfast. Departure from the island by car. In summer, the ferry crossing from the island to the mainland is carried out through the Strait of the Small sea, then the road lies on the mainland to the village of Ust-Ordynsky. This is the territory of the Buryat Autonomous district. In Ust-Orda we will visit the Museum of local lore, colorfully telling about the past and modern life of the Buryats, meet with a shaman. In the restaurant of ethno-complex Golden Horde we will try Buryat national cuisine (lunch). After the lunch we will continue our way and in 1.5 hours we will be in Irkutsk. Hotel accommodation in double standard rooms; Meals: Breakfast, lunch
Day 5 The end of the tour
Breakfast, transfer to the airport or train station in Irkutsk. Come back home. Today Baikal adventures come to the end and you should say goodbye to Siberia. We hope that you will have enough emotions and impressions for a long time! See you on the lake!
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