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Hoverboat to Olkhon

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Day Schedule


➤Transfer to Olkhon by a hoverboat boat exploring ice grottoes, caves, bays and other natural wonders. Trip will take about 6-7 hours.

➤Arrive Khuzir late afternoon and check in

➤Evening photo session at Cape Burkhan

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Transfer to Olkhon Island by special hovercraft will take 6-7 hours. We will pass famous Peschanaya bay and visit white marble rock Sagan-Zaba, famous for rock painting (2nd millenium BC) . Hovercraft boat is the best way to experience Winter Ice of Lake Baikal. It is safe and secure.

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Explore the Khuzir settlement, making photos of ice caves and grottoes.

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Check in on our cozy hotel and take a tour to Shamanka Rock (Cape Burkhan), where the Baikal ruler lives according to local beliefs.

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Ice "toros" - hummocks - can last for hundreds meters. Hot lunch will be served on Baikal.

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During the tour, those who wish will have an option to try ice fishing, classic Russian winter past time. Upon arrival to eco lodge at Olkhon Island, relax at hot sauna or explore local settlement, Khuzir.

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You will see the largest walking trees on Lake Baikal, which seem to have grown legs 2-3 meters long! And, of course, there will also be transparent ice floes and frozen bubbles. Then, roll it over the natural rink hundreds of kilometers in length.

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Enjoy some socializing when we do Kiss of Baikal.

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