When you hear about lake Baikal you most likely to hear about Western Part. Irkutsk city, Listvyanka village and, of course, famous Olkhon island. Experience local life and enjoy iconic panoramas and vistas of the biggest fresh water lake in the world.
Index of tours:
- Olkhon island 3 days/2 nights tour
- Listvyanka Day tour
Discover lake Baikal’s pearl, famous Olkhon island. If you were amazed by beautiful post-cards-like photos it was most likely shot on the island. Experience staying in Russian wooden house, enjoy the best views inside Pribaikalsky National Park. This scenic trip will have you wanting to return to the glory of Siberia sooner rather than later.
Similar trip can be done in summer
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Can be both Cold & Windy at night and Hot and Sweaty in daytime.
Private transfers, english-speaking guide, simple and locally owned accommodation type, full board.
Day 1. Morning start from Irkutsk city. Lunch on the way in a Buryat cafe. Ferry transfer. Khuzhir village arrival to a local homestay (guesthouse). Shaman rock overview. Banya. Dinner. (LD)
Day 2. 4WD Russian military van UAZ picks you up and takes you to excursion to the northern part of Olkhon island. A few beautiful stops will show you gorgeous nature of lake Baikal. Short hike to Khoboi cape from where you can see magnificient panorama of 1km high cliffs. Open fire cooked lunch. (BLD)
Day 3. Early start to Irkutsk city. (BL)
- Private transfers
- Full board
- National Park visit
- English-Speaking guide
Local homestay or guesthouse in Khuzhir village (3 nights)
Van, ferry, 4WD UAZ van.
English speaking guide throughout, local experienced drivers.
Spend just one day visiting Listvyanka village and cover your lake Baikal experience.