Magic Baikal - Summer - 52°17' – Lake Baikal Tours

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Magic Baikal – Summer Enjoy the most famous sights and activities in our tour!

Duration:

6 days / 5 nights

can be longer with add-on

Available on:

June to September

Closest date & group:

Activity type:

active, cultural, sightseeing

BOOK from 65 000₽ Price is per person in group of 10+

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Full itinerary

day 1

Irkutsk • Wooden architecture museum of Taltsy • Shaman stone • Chersky Hill • Baikal Museum • Fish and crafts market

10:00

Departure from Irkutsk

We pick you up from any place in Irkutsk and start our tour.
11:00

Visit open-air wooden architecture museum

Taltsy museum is alive Siberian village of the end of 19th century. It has a school, watermill, real 'ostrog' (wooden fortress), several yurts (gers) and other constructions of the past centuries. All these buildings have their internal expositions, telling the stories, related to them.
12:30

Shaman Stone

Shaman stone is a rock in the middle of the Angara river headwaters, flowing from Lake Baikal. Here we tell you stories dedicated to this special place.
13:00

Chersky Hill Lookout Point

Chairlift to the top of the hill with breath-taking view to the lake and mountains at its another side.
14:00

Lunch

We stop for a lunch in Listvyanka Club restaurant to enjoy traditional Siberian meals.
15:00

Baikal Museum

After the lunch you will visit one of most interesting museums, dedicated to Baikal nature. The museum represents many Baikal inhabitants alive.
17:00

Fish & Crafts market

You visit small but charming market with Baikal fish and local souvenirs, made locally and hand-made.
17:30

Check-in at hotel in Listvyanka

We check-in at hotel. Dinner, free time.

day 2

Listvyanka • Great Baikal Trail • Dark valley • Listvyanka • Irkutsk

10:00

Start of hike at the Great Baikal Trail

After breakfast we start our walk by the Great Baikal Trail. First part is uphill walk but then it is relatively flat.
12:00

Stop for a lunch

We stop for a lunch at one of sandy beaches. While your guides are cooking the meals, you can relax, have some sun bathes or even swim, the water temperature is about +15 +18, which is considered quite warm here.
13:00

Continue the hike

Continue the hike by the picturesque shore of lake Baikal.
18:00

Dark valley

We arrive into Dark Valley. It's a very beautiful area with charming pebble beach, despite of its name, caused by lots of shadow. Here we will be picked up by the ship and head to Listvyanka.
19:00

Listvyanka

We arrive in Listvyanka, and change ship to the private bus. This night we will stay in Irkutsk.
20:00

Irkutsk

Arrive into Irkutsk. Check-in at a hotel, dinner and free time.

day 3

Irkutsk • Buddhist temple in Ust-Orda • Olkhon island

10:00

Departure from Irkutsk

Today we head to Olkhon Island, which is the most famous place of Baikal.
11:00

Buddhist temple in Ust-Orda

We stop at Golden Horde, ethnographic village. Shaman welcomes us, we listen to local songs.
12:00

Lunch

For a lunch you will have traditional local dumplings "pozy".
14:00

Petroglyphs

We stop at rock carvings created around 2000-2500 years ago.
18:00

Arrival in Khuzhir

We arrive in the the main and only town on the island at the evening. Stay at local guesthouse. Khuzhir is located in central part of the island. It is convenient to travel to any place of the island from here. Just next to the village is Shamanka Rock, the most energetic place where local shamans still carry out their rituals. You will see many colourful ribbons attached to 13 polls, symbolising the most powerful family of Eagles, lived at the island long time ago. You will have free time after the walk to the rock. Dinner and free time after.

day 4

Khuzhir • Kharantsy cape • Peschanka • Cape of Three Brothers • Cape Khoboy • Khuzhir

9:00

Jeep tour to the northern part of Olkhon

After the breakfast we will start our tour to the most northern point of Olkhon island by UAZ, Russian military jeep. It is the main way of transportation here.
10:30

Kharantsy cape and village

We pass through the village where the airport served local flights to and from Irkutsk. The airport is still maintained by one family, which holds that mission since middle of 20th century. "Kharantsy" means "watcher", that is why we see great views from the cape. We stop at Crocodile and Whitish islands for great photos. From here you can also see a face of wise and old man, formed by the mountains at another side, it is considered as the face of Lake Baikal.
11:00

Peschanka settlement

We enjoy beautiful views to the village and old wooden pier made for fish factory, a part of Stalin times political prison (GULAG). The settlement has only one family, living all year round.
12:00

Cape of Three Brothers (Sagan-Khushun)

This is one of the most beautiful spots of the Northern Baikal, the cape is formed from light-color marble, covered by lichens. This is also the widest part of Lake Baikal, about 80 km. We tell you local legends about shamans (people who are able to speak with spirits) and some mysteries of the lake. Here you can feel yourself as a tiny part of The Universe.
12:30

Cape Khoboy (Tusk)

One of the most beautiful places of the lake, where local people met sunsets and prayed to spirits for their kindness. If the weather allows, you can see another shore and hilly Holy Nose peninsula, located at eastern coast. There is also Deva (Woman) Rock, which was turned by the legend into the rock to save her from greediness. You feel here that the lake is really alive.
13:30

Lunch in picnic area

You will have a lunch with traditional fisherman soup, cooked on fire. After the dinner we leave these beautiful cliffs and head back to the village.
14:30

Cape of Love

On the way we stop at eastern side of Olkhon island to see its views and to discover its legends and stories.
17:00

Khuzhir

We return to the guesthouse and have a good rest after a long day.
19:00

Dinner

Dinner at the guesthouse

day 5

Khuzhir • Ogoy island • mainland • Irkutsk

10:00

Ship to Ogoy island

After breakfast we start our way to Ogoy island. This ride is a great opportunity to see Olkhon island from the water, and it is beautiful and peaceful.
11:30

Ogoy island

We arrive in Ogoy island and have a walk to Buddhist stupa in its central part.
12:30

Departure to mainland

After being blessed by the energy of this place we start our way back to the mainland.
13:30

Mainland, way back to Irkutsk

We change our ship to minibus again and head back to civilisation. Lunch on the way.
18:00

Arrival in Irkutsk

We arrive in Irkutsk. Dinner, free time in the city.

day 6

Irkutsk • Irkutsk Airport

9:00

Transfer to the airport

After breakfast we will transfer to the airport or train station in Irkutsk. Farewell hugs. See you again!

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 65 000 ₽

Price is per person in group of 10+
1 person

10 and more

65 000₽

Check other group sizes:

2 people = 65000

Ongoing groups Our ongoing groups:

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  • Local guide with fluent English
  • Accommodation (Angara hotel or similar in Irkutsk, Krestovaya pad or similar in Listvyanka, Admiral guesthouse or similar at Olkhon island)
  • Meals and activities as per itinerary
  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Extra activities not included into the program
  • Tips for guides and drivers are welcome but only up to you

WHAT IS INCLUDED

  • Local guide with fluent English
  • Accommodation (Angara hotel or similar in Irkutsk, Krestovaya pad or similar in Listvyanka, Admiral guesthouse or similar at Olkhon island)
  • Meals and activities as per itinerary

WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED

  • Alcohol and tobacco
  • Extra activities not included into the program
  • Tips for guides and drivers are welcome but only up to you

IMPORTANT NOTES

Due to limited accommodation and transportation please book this tour in advance!

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+ 2000 ₽ /person

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Meet sunrise in Uzury or Ogoy island, enjoy the natural beauty and make great shots for your Instagram!

Includes: Transfer to sunrise point, hot tea/coffee and snacks, guide

3 hours

Zipline

+ 1000 ₽ /person

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Enjoy the flight by zipline!

Includes: Zipline ride

30 min
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