Welcome to Listvyanka

If you’re looking for beach fun, the eastern shore (Buryatiya) is the place to build sandcastles. However, what the Buryat shore doesn’t have is Listvyanka’s range of activities: from short boat trips to diving and jet-skiing in the summer and ice mountain biking to lake treks and ice sculpting in the winter.

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$1084.38 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Winter tour to Lake Baikal

Day 1Arrival in Irkutsk. Meeting at the airport or at railway station. Accommodation in the hotels or mini-hotel. At 10 a.m. begins excursion in Irkutsk.Day 2At 9.00 a.m. we depart to excursion CircumBaikal railway , by bus the Baikal highway to Listvyanka, 10-15,10-30 water crossing to port Baikal, Board Express. Theexcursion lasts from 8 a.m. to 20 p.m. The route includes the excursion tour with stops in the most remarkable places with guide: 102 km retaining wall “Italian”; 110 km Half Pad; 123 km complex Kirkerensky; 149 km Old Angasolka.Arrival to Irkutsk railway station at 22.00 -22.30 p.m. Transfer to hotels.Breakfast, lunch and dinner aren’t included.Day 3In the morning we are going to Olkhon island to Khuzir (300 km) by mini-bus. When you arrive at the island, you will have dinner. Accommodation in mini-hotel “Baikal”, distance to the Baikal is 150 meters, economy rooms( toilet and shower on the floor for 4 rooms), or standard rooms( toilet and shower in the room).Excursion to Burhan cape( Shamanka rock)- one of the nine sacred place for shamans of Asia. Dinner.Lunch and dinner are included, breakfast isn’t included.Day 4Breakfast. Excursion to the Khoboy cape is waiting for you. This is the most famous cape on the Island. Khoboy is the north cape of Olkhon. On the way we visit the rocky complex Saagan Khushun, picnic outdoors. You will see beautiful winter landscapes. Also you have unique opportunity to see ice grottoes and coves, which you can’t see in summer time. Lunch in the outside. Return to Khuzir.Dinner. Free time.Breakfast, lunch, dinner are included.Day 5Breakfast. Departure to Irkutsk by mini-bus. Accommodation in hotels or mini-hotel in advance.

$28 Private & Custom Tours

Excursion to the Unique Museum Taltsy

We suggest you visit the open-air museum "Taltsy" on the way from Irkutsk to Listvyanka. The unique architectural and ethnographic museum under the open sky. There is an amazing collection of historical monuments of architecture, everyday life and life in Eastern Siberia. Here you can get acquainted with the material and spiritual culture of the peoples of the Baikal region: from home furnishings to superstitions and rituals. In Taltsah, entire cities were retrospectively recreated: the first settlements, houses, schools, Ilimsky burg. In the museum you can not only walk and see all the sights, but also learn the craft from the local blacksmith and pottery craftsmen, create your own masterpiece from birch bark.

$143 Cultural & Theme Tours

Spend a Day Exploring Irkutsk and Lake Baikal

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: BaykalprofiturIrkutsk was founded in 1661 when the Russian military Cossack troops established a fortress on the right bank of the Angara River. From the late 17th century, it was a political, economical and cultural centre of Siberia. The city's Russian classical architecture dates from the period of the 1880s when the city boomed after gold was discovered in the area. Most of the brick mansions and grand public buildings varying in architectural styles were constructed in the late 19th -early 20th century. The beautiful Russian Orthodox churches and a Polish Cathedral (the only Siberian Gothic-style building) are located in downtown. You will see many small one- and two-storeyed wooden houses or cabins that are decorated with "wooden laces" (hand-made carvings) as well as modern constructions of the 20thcentury. During this city tour of Irkutsk, our guide will tell you about the city’s evolution and will show the most interesting sights and peculiar features of one of the most beautiful cities in Russia.Duration: 2 hoursStop At: Shaman RockAfter lunch (own expense) you will go by car to Listvyanka settlement. The highway from Irkutsk to Lake Baikal goes through picturesque taiga-forest up and down the high hills. After a 1 hour drive, you come to a viewpoint facing the Shaman Rock, at the source of the Angara River. Observe the best view of Lake Baikal here from the top of the mountain and ride a cableway for the best views. Don't forget to take a ribbon to tie at the top.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Baikal Limnological Museum, Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian DistrictThe small but tourist-wise village of Listvyanka is located on the western shore of Lake Baikal, 70 km from Irkutsk. This old-style Siberian village is famous for its trade history. From the 18th century, its ferry took merchants across the lake to Mongolia and China and the Far East. The Museum of Lake Baikal (Limnological Museum) provides information about the origin and wildlife of the lake. A video film gives you the opportunity to see the deepest point of the lake’s bottom (1,637 m) from the submarine boat.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Listvyanka near Baikal LakeLake Baikal is frozen over from late January to early May, the thickness of the ice near Listvyanka can be 70-80 cm. The part of the lake near the source of Angara River is the only natural water place in Siberia, which never freezes over.In the village, a variety of hot- or cold-smoked and salted omul and grayling fish is on sale. A great snack on the shore is omul, a delicacy of Lake Baikal, which has been just smoked for you. Several private cafes and restaurants offer traditional Siberian or European meals for you. You can taste pelmeny (stuffed dumplings), pirozhki (with cabbage, or meat, or berries), and caviar sandwiches to feel the spirit of Siberia.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Taltsy MuseumOn your way from Irkutsk to Listvyanka a car can take you to the Museum of Wooden Architecture (47 km from Irkutsk and 23 km from Listvyanka). The open-air museum has a large collection of original wooden houses equipped with the old-style furniture and domestic utensils. They were brought from several local villages. The museum shows the style of life in the 16th to 19th-century Russian villages and Buryat and Evenk tents. You can observe the interiors of a Russian fort and the 15th-century watchtower, a Siberian izba (house) and a chapel, a Shaman yurt and other interesting sights.Duration: 1 hour