2-day hiking to Chersky Peak - 52°17' – Lake Baikal Tours

52°17' – Lake Baikal Tours2-day trekking to Chersky Peak | 52°17' - Lake Baikal Tours

2-day trekking to Chersky Peak Lake Baikal is a boundless place, and you can explore it not only by car, but also on foot.

Duration:

2 days / 1 night

Available on:

May till november

Closest date & group:

Activity type:

active, cultural

About this tour

Lake Baikal is a boundless place, and you can explore it not only by car, but also on foot. This tour is a great opportunity to discover Siberian taiga forest, covered lake shores. We will climb on top of Khamar-Daban mountains, Chersky Peak, from where it is possible to see Lake Baikal and small Lake Heart in the mountain valley.

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Full itinerary

day 1

Irkutsk • Slyudyanka • Meteostation

9:00

Departure from Irkutsk

We will pick you up at any place in the city and start our tour. We will tell you about contruction of Transsiberian railway and dam, white marble and other minerals production, and development of Irkutsk. Our start of the trek is a small town of Slyudyanka.
12:00

Arrival in Slyudyanka

Lunch at cafe (not included, expect to pay 150-200 rub), stop at the train station building, which was built from white marble, then start of the trekking. The trail goes up, to mountains.
18:00

Arrival in camp

After 4-6 hours of walking (depending on your fit), we will arrive to the weather station building. It used to be the old cargo road, going to Kyakhta, town at Mongolian border. Dinner, cooked on fire, free time and, if there are no clouds, stars at night sky.

day 2

Meteostation • Chersky Peak and Lake Heart • Slyudyanka • Irkutsk

8:00

Breakfast

After the breakfast we take our backpacks and go to the top (1A category, easy), which takes about 2-3 hours. From the weather station there is a good trail for 2,5 km, a part of an old road, then trail goes by the edge and comes to the top.
12:00

Chersky Peak and Lake Heart

We see Lake Baikal and snow tops of Khamar-Daban and Sayan mountains from here. If we will have some more energy, we can visit Lake Heart. The legend says that the Giant Khaman-Daban lived alone till old age and wanted to find a wife. Soon he found a beautiful but greedy woman, daugher of The Forest Host of Mangi. They married, but she wanted more, so she found Baikal, and went to his harem, left Khamar-Daban alone. The old giant did not overcome that, and took his heart from his chest, that made a crater, when felt to the ground, and tears of the uphappy giant became the water in the lake.
17:00

Arrival in Slyudyanka

We will come back to Slyudyanka around 17-00, from there we will drive to Irkutsk, having dinner on road (not included).
22:00

Arrival in Irkutsk

We will arrive in Irkutsk around 22:00.

Why 52°17’ Tours?

Certified local guides

Our guides are locals truly in love with Baikal, who are eager to share their knowledge with you!

Travellers to travellers

We have extensive traveling experience and try to tailor all our services to travellers like us!

Off the beaten path

We choose the most interesting, not just the most popular, and know when it’s the right time.

Handcrafted adventures

We aim for quality — so we only make tours in small groups and adapt them on occasion.

Convenience is a key

From special diets to any place pickup/dropoff and comfy cars — we care for your best comfort.

Truly local business

We involve local businesses and individuals as much as possible to support the place we live at.

More about the company

Certified local guides

Our guides are locals truly in love with Baikal, who are eager to share their knowledge with you!

Travellers to travellers

We have extensive traveling experience and try to tailor all our services to travellers like us!

Off the beaten path

We choose the most interesting, not just the most popular, and know when it’s the right time.


Handcrafted adventures

We aim for quality — so we only make tours in small groups and adapt them on occasion.

Convenience is a key

From special diets to any place pickup/dropoff and comfy cars — we care for your best comfort.

Truly local business

We involve local businesses and individuals as much as possible to support the place we live at.

More about the company

Prices and booking

from 8 000 ₽

Price is per person in group of 7+
1 person

20 500₽

7 and more

8 000₽

Check other group sizes:

2 people = 12500

The more people in the group — the less it costs per person!
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Ongoing groups our ongoing groups:

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  • all transfers
  • national park entrance fee
  • meals as in program (Day 1: dinner, Day 2: breakfast, lunch)
  • local guide services

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • all transfers
  • national park entrance fee
  • meals as in program (Day 1: dinner, Day 2: breakfast, lunch)
  • local guide services

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

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