The Great Baikal Trail Adventure

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Vendor: Strelka Tours
$3,693.70 CAD
Join our 6-day small group adventure tour to discover the magic Baikal Lake.
Merge with nature while hiking in taiga along the lake.
Learn about Russian rural life and history of the region.
Experience the boat ride and admire the beauty of wildlife.
Taste fisherman’s soup Ukha on the river bank.
Explore Russia with the locals and share your emotions with us!

Marriott 4* hotel in Irkutsk
Legend of Baikal 4* hotel (or similar)
Yacht (2 or 4 berth cabins)
Baikal View 4* hotel

Museum Entrance Fees
Expert guides
5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners, daily bottled water
Hiking in taiga along Baikal Lake
Baikal Lake 2-day cruise
Transportation on modern air-conditioned motor coach including arrival and departure transfers
Visa support, registration fees

Not included
Air tickets

Day 1 MON: Welcome to Irkutsk

Arrival in Irkutsk. You will be met, greeted, and escorted to Marriott 4* hotel. Check-in.
Visit the Decemberists Museum.

After lunch, have a walking tour of the city to explore its central area.

Accommodation at the 4* hotel Marriott.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 TUE: Baikal Trekking

This morning travel to Listvyanka and visit open-air museum of ethnography Taltsy. View the collection of wooden buildings of Siberia and get the insight into the old Russian rural life of the 17-19 centuries.

Then go hiking along the Baikal Lake. The route (about 15 miles) takes you through taiga to Bolshiye Koty. Reach the observation platform and enjoy the fascinating scenery. Return to Listvyanka by yacht.

Accommodation at a 4* hotel Legend of Baikal or Anastasia.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 WED: Olkhon Island

After breakfast, depart for the 2-day cruise to Olkhon island. Experience the wildlife of the mountain range and stop at a small village to discover the life of locals. Overnight on board near a sandy beach between the rocks.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4 THU: Olkhon Island - Khuzhir village

Continue the cruise to view the beautiful sights. Make a stop to see the unique cave drawings dated thousands of years ago. Arrive at the populous village on Olkhon – Khuzhir.

Accommodation at the 4* hotel Baikal View.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 FRI: Cape Khoboy

In the morning go to the northern part of Olkhon Island to visit Cape Khoboy. Have a picnic lunch and taste the fisherman’s soup Ukha.

Accommodation at the 4* hotel Baikal View.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 SAT: Irkutsk

After breakfast depart to Irkutsk. Walk in the historical part of the city and go shopping. Then depart to the airport for your flight.

Meals: Breakfast

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