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Circumbaikal Railway tour

Circumbaikal Railway tour is popular and unique excursion as it is done on a comfortable tourist train having 1st and 2nd class carriages. Duration of the excursion is 13 hours, the whole day.

50The excursion on Circumbaikal Railway is possible on Saturdays and Sundays in winter and every day in summer. In winter the excursion is done on rail bus.

We suggest you two variants of the the Circumbaikal Railway tour:

Classic route (on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays in summer and on Saturdays in winter)
Train departs from Irkutsk Railway Station at 07.46 AM. The train goes to Sludyanka town along Trans Siberian railway with no stops. At 10.30 train departs from Sludyanka and goes along Circumbaikal Railway with 4-5 stops in the most picturesque places. On arrival in Port Baikal settlement you visit the museum of Circumbaikal in the station building.  Then you cross the Angara river outlet on a ferry that will take you to Listvyanka settlement. You may stay in Port Baikal or Listvyanka or go by a charter bus to Irkutsk. Arrival in Irkutsk at 20.30-21.30. 

Mirror Route (on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays in summer and on Sundays in winter)
The route is presented mirror-like: in the morning you get on a bus in Irkutsk and arrive in Listvyanka settlement at 09.00 - 09.30 . Crossing the Angara river outlet from Listvyanka to Port Baikal on a ferry, where you are awaited by train. Train departs from Port Baikal  at 10.30. You`ll arrive in Irkutsk at 20.30-21.30.

During the trip along the Circumbaikal Railway there are several stops of 20 min - 1.5 hours. You will enjoy wonderful views of Lake Baikal on one side and beautiful landscapes of mountains and woods on the other side of a train. You can book lunch or dinner beforehand.

Dates 2019

Dates of excursion on electric train
January 05 and 06
March 09 and 10
19.05 - 10.06 - on Sunday and Monday
13.06 - 01.07 - on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday
02.07 - 09.09 - all days exept Saturday
15.06 - 31.08 - short tour on Saturdays
12.09 - 07.10 - on Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday

Dates of excursion on steam train
06.02 - 17.03, 01.05 - 30.06, 1.09 - 31.10 - on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays
01.07 - 31.08 - all days exept Friday

Price 2019

Price per person in RUB

Summer or winter tour on steam train 5000
Summer tour on electric train on May 19 - July 13 and September 01 - October 07  
1st class carriage 4500
2nd class carriage 4200
Summer tour on electric train on July 14 - August 31  
1st class carriage 4900
2nd class carriage 4600
Lunch 800
Dinner 700
Luggage (bags exceeding 30*40*50 sm)  400
Winter tour on electric train
Supplement for a guaranteed Baikal view seat on steam or electric train 500

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