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$1440.13 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Baikal Explorer

Day 1 Arrival to Irkutsk. Meeting with the guide at the airport. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Departure to Listvyanka (65 km from Irkutsk, 1 hour on the way). Excursion to Taltsy Architectural and Ethnographic Museum. Lunch at the restaurant on the Baikal shore. You will taste Baikal fish dishes. Excursion to the Baikal Museum. Ascent to Chersky stone observation deck via aerial lift (728 meters of height). Listvyanka sightseeing tour. Visiting the fish and souvenir market. Dinner at city restaurant. Return to the hotel. Day 2Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Check-out. Departure to the island of Olkhon (250 km from Irkutsk, 5-6 hours to go). Lunch at the Yelantsi café (Buryat cuisine). Arrival to the village of Sakhyurta. Crossing to Olkhon island. Arrival to Olkhon. Transfer to the hotel. Accommodation at the hotel. Walking tour to Shamanka rock. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Day 3Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Excursion to Cape Khoboy. Off-road car tour through northern part of the island. Arrival to Cape Khoboy. Baikal ukha picnic. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Day 4Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Excursion to Ogoy island. Travel along the picturesque islands and bays of the Maloe More and a visit to the Holy Spring. Baikal ukha picnic. Return to the hotel. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Day 5Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Check-out. Departure to Irkutsk. Lunch at the café on the way to Irkutsk or on Olkhon before leaving the island. Arrival to the hotel. Accommodation. Dinner at the hotel restaurant. Day 6Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Irkutsk sightseeing tour. Lunch at city restaurant.Visiting sealarium. Free time (including guide and transport). The return to the hotel. Dinner at the restaurant. Day 7Breakfast at the hotel restaurant. Transfer to the airport

$1080.10 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Winter tour to Lake Baikal

Day 1 Arrival 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 4 Breakfast. 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.

$650.94 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Tour to Olkhon Island

Day 1 Irkutsk - OlkhonWelcome to Baikal! We meet you at the airport or at the railway station of Irkutsk in the morning. Minibus departure to Olkhon island at 10.00 a.m., way time is about 6 hours. Arrival at Olkhon island, accommodation for choice: "Sunny" guest house – accommodation in economy rooms (shower and toilet are at the camp territory) The mini-hotel "Baikal" – accommodation in standard rooms (rooms with toilet and shower) After dinner, you have free time till the evening. After Supper, we prepare for you small evening excursion to one of the most known sights of Baikal – to Burkhan cape. Day 2 Khuzhir - The north of the island - KhuzhirAfter breakfast, the group goes on excursion to Khoboy cape , with visit ravine of Uzura.This tour passes through the most beautiful and picturesque places of the island. The way will pass through Bukhta Peschanaya (Sandy Bay), Sagan-Khushun or White cape(Three brothers). In the north of the island you will see magnificent panoramas and vicinities of Baikal. Khoboy cape is a sacred place for locals, here special energy and inspiring nature. After supper outdoors for you– tasty Baikal omul broth(fish soup) . Further according to the program it’s visit Shunte cape , our guide will tell you about an origin of this name.Return to camp, for supper. Day 3 Olkhon - IrkutskToday after a breakfast the group comes back to Irkutsk. Departure on minibuses, dinner at roadside cafe, arrival in Irkutsk. According to the preliminary request, we can book for you accommodation in hotel or in hotel apartments in Irkutsk.

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