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Tour around Lake Baikal, 14 days

Around Lake Baikal

Visit of Northern and Southern Lake Baikal. Cruise on a fast boat. Tracking to the pearl of Baikal region the ice age “Frolikha” lake. Cascading waterfalls, thermal springs, fishing. Off-road safari on Olkhon island. Seal show and unique flee market in Listvyanka.

This is a group tour; please check the availability in the group in advance. Next tour 6-19 of August 2018. Ask for September schedule.

Day 1  - Arrival, transfer to Listvyanka

  • Arrival to Irkutsk, breakfast, city tour.
  • “Taltsy” ethnographical museum, transfer to Listvyanka. Lunch in a restaurant of your choice (not included).
  • The raise on the cable car to peak of Chersky observation deck approx. 1 km.
  • Baikal seals show.
  • Transfer back to Irkutsk. Accommodation in 3* hotel. Dinner (not included).

 

Day 2 – Flight to Severobaikalsk.

  • Early breakfast. Transfer to airport. 2 hours flight to Severobaikalsk.
  • Arrival to Severobaikalsk. Transfer to guest house. Accommodation.
  • Sauna. Dinner. Meeting with the guide.

 

Day 3 – Speedboat trip to Aya bay.

  • Breakfast. Transfer the the pier, speedboat trip to Aya bay.
  • Nice beach with golden sand. There is a rock in 20m from the beach where seals love to have sunbaths.
  • Evening by the fire. Spending night in the bay.

 

Day 4 - the ice age “Frolikha” lake.

  • Tracking though taiga (8 km) to “Frolikha” lake.
  • Picnic and night in the tent camp on the lake shore.

 

Day 5 - Cascading waterfalls.

  • Tracking to the Cascading waterfalls.
  • Returning, swimming, sauna.

 

Day 6 – Medvezhja mountain (Bear mountain).

  • Trip to another side of the lake by catamaran.
  • Tracking to the peak of Medvezhja mountain, beautiful views to the lake and surrounding peaks.
  • Return to the camp.

 

Day 7 – Return to the Aya bay.

  • Return to the Aya bay.
  • Night on Lake Baikal shore.

 

Day 8 - thermal springs “Khakusy”

  • Speedboat trip from Aya bay to Khakusy bay.
  • Swimming in the springs. Lunch.
  • Return to Severobaikalsk. Accommodation in a guesthouse. City tour. Dinner.

 

Day 9 – Flight to Irkutsk.

  • Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Flight to Irkutsk.
  • Arrival to Irkutsk, transfer to the hotel, accommodation.
  • Evening city tour in Irkutsk.

 

Day 10 – Olkhon Island.

  • Breakfast. Transfer to Olkhon island, Khuzhir village. Accommodation in “Nabaymar” manor.
  • Walking to Shamanka rock.
  • Sarajsky bay beach. Night on the island.

 

Day 11 – off-road safari to Khaboy peninsula.

  • Whole day off-road trip to the north of Olkhon island to Khaboy peninsula. Picnic.
  • Return to Khuzhir village. Dinner.

 

Day 12 – Free day on Olkhon island.

  • Entertainments up on your choice.

 

Day 13 – Return to Irkutsk.

  • Breakfast. Transfer to Irkutsk.
  • Lunch on the road (not included).
  • Accommodation in 3* hotel in Irkutsk.
  • Free time. Dinner (not included).

 

Day 14 – Flight back home.

  • Early breakfast. Transfer to the airport.
Number of days: 14
Included services:
Guide
Breakfast
Lunch
Dinner
Accommodation (Hotel/Guesthouse)
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Entrance tickets (e.g. museums, parks etc.)
Beverages (non-alcoholic)
Car (with driver)
Fuel, Petrol
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Domestic flight tickets
Not included: meals on the return transfer
Transport: Minivan
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