BAIKAL BLUE ICE - Listvyanka, Olkhon, Irkutsk 5 day tour with group

All the most interesting and exciting in one tour!
You will visit Olkhon island, Listvyanka village and the heart of Siberia - Irkutsk city. A professional guide will make this tour not only interesting, but also informative, recommend the best restaurants and shops, help you to order dinner, accompany you shopping (our company provides its personal discounts to many local stores).
Your group will consist of 10-14 travelers and tour includes transfer by comfortable minivans. All our cars are equipped with air conditioning system. We offer you accommodation in one of the best hotels of Olkhon and Irkutsk! Standard rooms with twin beds and private bathroom. Upon your request, we can change the standard accommodation for a room with one double bed or a room for 3 people.
We invite you to visit Lake Baikal with us!

per adult from

$937

NZD

Duration

5 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • 4x Breakfast
    • 5x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 5 nights
    • Accomodation x 5 nights (twin rooms with private bathroom)
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • Professional Licensed Guide
    • Local insurance
    • Daily bottled water
    • Entry/Admission - Cape Burkhan/Shamanka Rock
    • Entry/Admission - Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God
    • Entry/Admission - Taltsy Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Baikal Museum
    • Entry/Admission - Monument to Alexander III
    • Entry/Admission - Church of the Sign
    • Entry/Admission - Kirov's Park
    • Entry/Admission - Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk
    • Entry/Admission - Triumphal Arch Moscow Gates
    • Entry/Admission - 130 Kvartal
    • Entry/Admission - Sculpture Babr
    • Entry/Admission - Monument to Lenin
    What's excluded :
    • Dinners
    • Air tickets

  • Day 1: Irkutsk-Olkhon Island

    Stop At: Ust-Ordynsky, Ust-Ordynsky, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    The Buryat is one of the largest nationalities inhabiting Siberia. The Ust’-Ordinskiy region is famous for traditional Buryat culture which is handed down across the generations.
    The excursion will give you a chance to get acquainted with Buryat folklore by visiting local datsan and monument to the Warrior;
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Olkhon Island, Olkhon Island, Olkhonsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    Visiting Olkhon Island is just like traveling back in time, a journey back to nature.
    Olkhon Island is located in the middle of the worlds largest and the deepest freshwater lake - Lake Baikal. It has a dramatic combination of terrain and is rich in archeological landmarks.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cape Burkhan/Shamanka Rock, Western bank of Olkhon island, Olkhon Island 666137 Russia
    One of the most mysterious and popular places on Lake Baikal is Shamanka Rock (also known as Cape Burkhan and Cape Shaman) on Olkhon Island near the village of Khuzhir. Shamanka ends with a bimodal rock, called «Shaman-Skala» (Shaman-Rock). The cape is located within the Baikal National Park, and it holds the status of a state natural and historical monument. Shaman-Rock is the most famous symbol of the lake; all photo collections of this natural phenomenon include this rock. The cape consists of crystalline limestone with quartz veins, and the adjacent shore — granite rock.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Traditional buriat lunch: meat buuza (dumplings), chicken soup and pancakes with jam.
    Vegetarian menu is available
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lakeplace Hotel Olkhon (twin room with private bathroom)

    Day 2: Olkhon Island North Line - one day tour

    Stop At: Olkhon Island, Olkhon Island, Olkhonsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    Today we will visit Ice caves, Sandvillage, Three brothers rock, Khoboy Cape - the north of Olkhon Island and Cracked bay. Our car for today - is old style Soviet Jeep UAZ - a lot of fun!
    Duration: 6 hours

    Stop At: Khoboy, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, 666137
    Khoboy Cape is the Northern cape of Olkhon Island. In Buryat language Khoboy means ‘fang’ or ‘grinder’. A huge fang-shaped stone dominates over the cape. Approaching it from the sea, you will see a big piece of rock that looks like a figure of a woman.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hotel buffet
    • Lunch: Picnic lunch!
    Ukha – soup with Baikal fish cooked over a campfire, homemade bread, herbal tea and cookies
    Accommodation included: Overnight at Lakeplace Hotel Olkhon (twin room with private bathroom)

    Day 3: Olkhon Island - Irkutsk

    Stop At: Olkhon Island, Olkhon Island, Olkhonsky District, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    Olkhon South Line excursion! Today we will visit Shunte rock, ice bubbles lake, frozen bay and stone garden.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God, Barrikad St, 34, Irkutsk 664001 Russia
    With Byzantine style decorations, the Kazan Church looks like a fairy tower. It is known for the Irkutsk’s largest church bell. The inner spaces are decorated with fresco paintings. A unique iconostasis is carved out the Indian granite by Chinese craftsmen.
    Duration: 40 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hotel buffet
    • Lunch: Traditional buriat lunch: meat buuza (dumplings), chicken soup and pancakes with jam. Vegetarian menu is available
    Accommodation included: Overnight at North Sea Hotel, a 4-star hotel (twin room with private bathroom)

    Day 4: Irkutsk-Listvyanka village-Irkutsk

    Stop At: Taltsy Museum, Baykalsky highway 47km, Taltsy 664518 Russia
    The open-air Architectural and Ethnographic museum Taltsy is located 20 kilometers away from Listvyanka. The exposition features wooden buildings brought from all over Siberia. Right now, 40 landmarked buildings and 8000 artifacts dated by XVII-XIX centuries are presented as part of the exhibition. The museum looks like an ancient village with long streets, wooden houses, water mills and even a small school.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Baikal Museum, Listvyanka rp, Listvyanka 664520 Russia
    One of only three museums in the world dedicated solely to a lake, this sometimes overly scientific institution examines the science of Baikal from all angles. Pass quickly by the gruesomely discoloured fish samples and seal embryos in formaldehyde to the tanks containing two frolicsome nerpa seals and the various Baikal fish that you may later encounter on restaurant menus.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District
    Listvyanka is one of the oldest settlements at Baikal lake. Its name is associated with larches that grow on the cape with the same name. Listvyanka is the best place to get to know the unique nature of Pribaikalie. Located 70 km (43 mi) from Irkutsk it lies along the Baikal Lake’s shoreline, in the basin of the Angara River. The riverhead of Angara river lays in the heart of Listvyanka.
    Duration: 4 hours

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hotel buffet
    • Lunch: Lunch in one of the best restourants in Listvyanka village - Mayak restourant with the view to Baikal!
    Russian cuisine
    Accommodation included: Overnight at North Sea Hotel, a 4-star hotel (twin room with private bathroom)

    Day 5: Irkutsk City Tour

    Stop At: Monument to Alexander III, The Embankment of the Angara, Irkutsk Russia
    Monument to Alexander III. The monument was put up in honour of Alexander III so as to thank him for making the decision of building the Trans-Siberian Railway. It was first unveiled in Irkutsk on the 30th of August 1908.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Church of the Sign, Angarskaya, 14, Irkutsk 664001 Russia
    The Church is one of the oldest Irkutsk’s Orthodox temples, a distinctive landmark of Siberian Baroque. The church is famous for its unique exterior design.
    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Kirov's Park, ul. Lenina, Irkutsk 664027 Russia
    Kirov Square (1669-1790-e - The Kremlin Square, the beginning of XIX-1935 - Tikhvin Square, Gostinodvorskaya Square, Count Speransky's Square and other names) is the area in the Right Bank district of the Irkutsk city, located in the historic center between Lenin and Sukhe-Bator streets; the main square of Irkutsk.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk, ulitsa Nizhnyaya Naberezhnaya, 2, Irkutsk 664011 Russia
    Monument to Cossacks - pioneers is located on the Lower Angara River Embankment, in the birthplace of the Irkutsk city. It is monument to Jakov Pokhabov, who founded a fort in 1661 on the right bank of the Angara River opposite the mouth of the Irkut river.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Triumphal Arch Moscow Gates, Moskovsko-Laninskaya St., Irkutsk Russia
    Standing on Irkutsk's lower embankment of the Angara is a triumphal arch which is known as the Moskovskie or Moscow Gates as it marks the entrance to the city if coming from the European part of Russia. Construction of the gates began in 1811 to mark the 10 year anniversary of Emperor Alexander I's reign. In 1858 a second pair of gates were erected in the city similar to the Moscow Gates. These were located on the east of the city and were known as the Armurskie or Amur Gates.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: 130 Kvartal, Irkutsk Russia
    130th District is specially created area of historic buildings in Irkutsk, which includes several dozen monuments of architecture and history of the city. The 130th District is located in the southern part of the "historical center of Irkutsk" at the foot of the Cross Mountain.
    Lunchtime
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Sculpture Babr, 130 District, Irkutsk Russia
    A monument to the Babr is located exactly in the beginning of 130th District (a Siberian tiger on coat of arms of Irkutsk).
    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Monument to Lenin, Park DS Trud, Irkutsk Russia
    Standing on the cross road of Ulitsa Lenina and Ulitsa Karla Marksa is Irkutsk's main statue of Vladimir Lenin. It was unveiled in 1952 and is the work of sculptor Nikolai Tomsky. The statue is in fact a copy of an earlier statue by Tomsky which still stands in the city of Voronezh.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast: Hotel buffet
    • Lunch: Lunch in one of the restourant in 130 Kvartal;
    Russian cuisine
    Accommodation included: Overnight at North Sea Hotel, a 4-star hotel (twin room with private bathroom)
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Dear travelers! We can pick up you from every hotel/hostel in Irkutsk, airport or train station.Airports
    • Irkutsk Airport, Irkutsk Russia
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

14

Organised by Baikal Sun Tours

Activity ID: V-198155P17

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