Bike expedition on Lake Baikal ice

Tour destination: Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia
Itinerary duration:  10 days/9 nights

Itinerary: Irkutsk – Bolshoe Goloustnoe village – the Peschanaya Bay – Kuyada village – the Krestovskiy Cape - Sakhurta - Olkhon Island – the Khoboy Cape – Uzury weather station –Irkutsk 

 

Travel program:

Day 1

Arrival to Irkutsk. Meeting at the airport and transfer to Lake Baikal to the village Bolshoe Goloustnoe.

Short cycling to check the bikes.

Night at the guesthouse.

Day 2

Breakfast at the guesthouse. Start cycling on the ice along the shore to Peschanaya Bay.

Lunch on the ice.

Supper and night at the guesthouse in Peschanaya Bay.

Day 3

Breakfast at the guesthouse. Cycling to Kuyada village.

Lunch on the ice. S

upper and night at the guesthouse in Kuyada village.

Day 4

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Go on cycling along Baikal shore to the Krestovskiy Cape. It is only 30 kilometers distance today.

Lunch and supper at the guesthouse. Banya (Russian sauna).

Day 5

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Cycling to Sakhurta village. It is on the shore of the Olkhon Gates strait which is divided the Mainland from Olkhon Island.

Supper and night at the guesthouse in Sakhurta village. Banya.

Day 6

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Cross the Olkhon Gates strait and start cycling along Olkhon Island East shore.

Arrival to the Ukhan Cape. Supper on the fire. Night in tents.

Day 7

Breakfast on the fire.

Cycle to Uzury weather station. Lunch on the ice.

Today you will cross under the deepest point of Lake Baikal (1637 meters), which is not far from the Izhimey Cape.

Arrival to Uzury weather station. Supper and night at the guesthouse in Uzury. Banya.

Day 8

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Cycle to the northern extremity of Olkhon Island – the Khoboy Cape.

Lunch on the ice near Khoboy Cape.

Cycle back to Uzury weather station.

Free time for having rest and enjoy the nature around.

Supper and night at the guesthouse in Uzury. Banya.

Day 9

Breakfast at the guesthouse.

Transfer to Irkutsk.

During the transfer you will visit Khuzhir village, the Burkhan Cape and a souvenir shops in the center of Olkhon Island.

Lunch at the café. Arrival to Irkutsk in the evening.  

 

The cost:

800 USD per person for the group of 6 travelers

680 USD per person for the group of 10 travelers

 

The cost includes:

-      Transfer Irkutsk – Lake Baikal – Irkutsk;

-      Transfer Hotel – the airport in Irkutsk;

-      Baggage transportation from point to point;

-      Accommodation according to the program;

-      All meals on the route;

-      Rent bicycles with winter spike tires;

-      Guide service.

 

Number of days: 9
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
Accommodation (Homestay)
Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
Bus/Train tickets
Domestic flight tickets
Transport: Bus/Minibus
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