Departure from Irkutsk
We will pick you up at any place in the city and start our tour. We will tell you about construction of Transsiberian railway and dam, Great Tea Way of the past and development of Irkutsk.
Arrival in Listvyanka. Stop at Shman Rock.
Shaman stone (do not be confused with Shamanka Rock) is an underwater rock in the middle of outfall of Angara river, now sticking out for 1 meter above the water. This is a sacred place, and local shamans used to make there some rituals.
Start of trekking by Great Baikal Trail.
We will take our backpacks at this point and start walking part through taiga forest. First up- and then downhill, then following the rocky trail by the shore, built by volunteers from different countries.
Stop from a lunch
We will stop for a lunch at sand beach, where you can swim while the guide is cooking meals on fire.
Arrival in Bolshiye Koty
We will come to the village at evening, and stay at Lesnaya Guesthouse. Dinner (included) and Russian sauna ("banya", optional).