WINTER ICE OF LAKE BAIKAL

From: Irkutsk, Lake BaikalTo: Irkutsk, Lake BaikalTour Type: Group TourSeason: February - MarchDuration: 7 daysGroup tour dates: 17 Feb 2020 - 23 Feb 2020Season: February - MarchGrade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Rate from $2,267 USD per personSingle Supplement: $511 USD

Winter is a fairy tale time for Lake Baikal. The ice of the frozen Lake Baikal is unique and absolutely see-through and when you are walking on it you can see a few metres down. From February Lake Baikal becomes the largest ice-skating rink in the world. Winter is the right time to feel the power of the world's largest and deepest freshwater lake, a time when its unrivalled beauty is most amazing. Meet real Siberian winter, explore indigenous cultures and enjoy true Siberian hospitality.

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Itinerary

Winter is the right time to feel the power of world's largest and deepest freshwater lake, time when it's unrivaled beauty is most amazing. Meet real Siberian winter, explore indigenous cultures and enjoy true Siberian hospitality.

Dates & rates

RATE PER PERSON IN SINGLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN DOUBLE ROOM: $0 USD
RATE PER PERSON IN TRIPLE ROOM: $0 USD
TOTAL TRIP COSTS: $0 USD

Inclusions

Accommodation

  • 2 nights Listvyanka // 3 nights Olkhon island // 1 night Irkutsk

Meals

  • Full breakfast daily

Transportation

  • Meet & greet at every location
  • Return airport/train station transfers
  • Transportation on tours as per program in a comfortable a/c car/minivan/bus/HIVUS boat/special UAZ winter vans

Sightseeing

  • Visiting Taltsy Architectural and Ethnographic Museum // White marble rock Sagan-Zaba, famous for rock painting (2nd millenium BC) // The Khuzir settlement // The Small Sea // Buryat villages // Chersky Stone (cable ride) // Shaman Rock
  • Full day (8 hours) guided tour to the south of Olkhon island: the island of Ogoy, a bronze statue of the dakini Troma Nagmo, Cape Khorgoy
  • Irkutsk half day (4 hours) guided tour: St. Epiphany Cathedral, Kirov Square, historical downtown
  • Activities: dog-sledding // Sledge and snowmobile tour

Entrance tickets & visas

  • Entrance tickets to all listed attractions
  • Russian visa letter of invitation (required by the Ministry of Tourism to grant you a Russian visa) is provided free of charge

Your comfort counts

  • Dedicated local English-speaking guide in all places as per program
  • Russian local sim card with data
  • Discovery Russia 24/7 English-speaking support line
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  • Group tour is fully escorted by bilingual tour director
  • Group size 20 people maximum
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