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Day Schedule


➤Arrival in Irkutsk

➤Transfer to Listvyanka village

➤Stop en route to visit a real Siberian Zaimka (hunter’s house)

➤Optional Russian banya

➤Optional Lake Baikal boat cruise

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About Irkutsk


Arrival at Irkutsk. Welcome to Siberia, the best part of Russia! Irkutsk was founded in the middle of the XVII century. The town is famous for its wooden houses and wooden lace perfectly preserved. In fact, the Irkutsk historic centre is one huge open-air museum! Irkutsk is located on the banks of the mighty Angara river and was once used as a place of exile for revolutionary noble men from St. Petersburg and Moscow, for their participation in riots or civil disobedience.

The biggest in Irkutsk’ history new arrival happened after the famous Decemberists riot against the Tsar in December 1825 where some of the high-profile rebels ended up travelling to Siberia with wives and families.

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