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Irkutsk and lake Baikal short break

4 days / 3 nights

This short trip will help you to discover Irkutsk, its historical and architectural sights, to see lake Baikal and to feel its power and majesty. This trip is convenient for persons who travel by Trans-Siberian or Trans-Mongolian Railway and have not much time for long stops in each city.

Duration 4 days / 3 nights
Season all year round 2018
Tour starts On Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in May - October, on Mondays from 02.07 to 27.08, on Wednesdays from 13.06 to 03.10. In winter time on demand
Route Irkutsk – Circumbaikal Railway – Listvyanka – Irkutsk


  1. Day 1: IRKUTSK 
    Arrival in Irkutsk. Meet local guide and transfer to a hotel. City tour of Irkutsk to see wooden houses, churches, Znamensky Monsatery, main streets of Irkutsk, theatres and many other historical sights. After lunch at local restaurant and tasting dishes of Siberian cuisine visit the Decembrist`s museum. Return to a hotel.
    Breakfast. Meet your guide and transfer to the railway station of Irkutsk to start a fascinating trip on Circumbaikal Railway on a tourist train.
    Train goes along Trans Siberian railway from Irkutsk train station to Slyudyanka town with no stops. Circum Baikal railway starts from Slyudyanka. Train speed is not more than 30 km/h. Thee will be 4 stops en route to visit galleries, tunnels, to walk in the forest and at lake Baikal shore. Lunch or lunch box will be served to you in the train. Railway goes along Baikal shore and you`ll  admire beautiful landscapes of the lake.
    Arrival in Port Baikal settlement in the evening. Crossing the Angara river outlet to Listvyanka village by ferry (10-20 minutes). Transter to a hotel in Listvyanka, check-in. Overnight. 
  3. Day 3: LISTVIANKA
    Breakfast. Full day excursion in Listvyanka village and surroundings.
    Excursion to Taltsy open-air museum of wooden architecture, situated 23 km from Listvyanka (1,5 - 2 hours).
    On the way back to Listvianka we stop at the view point to see the famous Shaman Rock. Lunch at local restaurant at the shore of the lake, tasting Baikal cuisine. Excursion to Baikal museum to see the flora and the fauna of lake Baikal. Baikal fish and fresh water seals nerpas live here in big aquariums.
    Chairlift to the top of Chersky Mountain.  You can see southern part of lake Baikal, the source of the Angara river and Khamar Daban mountain range from the observation deck. Walking tour to Krestovka village to see Saint Nicolas church. Return to a hotel. Russian banya (supplement service). 
    Breakfast. Transfer to railway station or airport of Irkutsk and departure.

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Prices 2018 per person in RUB

Accommodation2 PAX in group4 PAX in group6 PAX in group8 PAX in groupSingle Suppl
4* hotel 46800 36900 33500 32200 8700
3* hotel 42100 32200 28800 27500 8600

Services included:
  • accommodation in 3* or 4* hotel in Irkutsk 1 night, 3*/ 4* Hotel in Listvyanka 2 nights
  • individual transfers acc. to program
  • excursions acc. to program with English/ French/ German/ Spanish speaking guide (other languages are possible upon request)
  • entrance fee in Decembrists museum, Bakal museum, Taltsy open-air museum, chairlift to observation deck on Chersky mount.
  • train ticket on Circum Baikal railway excursion
  • meals - breakfasts in hotels, lunch on Day 1, 2, 3
*Please note: 4* hotel in Irkutsk is Courtyard by Mariott hotel. Price includes accommodation in a double room. Extra charge for twin room is 2100 RUB per person.

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