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Lake Baikal is beautiful in every season of the year. We invite you to visit lake Baikal in winter to see picturesque landscapes: tops of mountains covered with snow, boundless white spaces, transparent and clean ice, hummocks, snow-covered forest.
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.
- Accommodation in mini-hotel in Irkutsk
- Accommodation in Olkhon in the mini-hotel “Baikal”(2 nights)
- 1 day- lunch; 2 day- not included; 3 day- lunch and dinner; 4 day- breakfast, lunch and dinner); 5 day-breakfast
- Excursion on CircumBaikal railway(without food)
- Walking excursion to the Burhan cape
- Meeting at the airport or at the railway station in Irkutsk
- Car excursion to the Khoboy cape
What's not included