Lake Baikal tours and travels

Winter Ice of Lake BaikalTheme: The Snow EmpirePrivate tour: All year roundGroup tours: 05 Feb 2019 - 11 Feb 201916 Feb 2019 - 22 Feb 2019Grade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Duration: 7 daysTour Type: Group TourRate: from US$ 2170 per person

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 ring in the world. 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.

Grand Lake Baikal Adventure: Siberian summerTheme: Wildlife & NaturePrivate tour: All year roundGrade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Duration: 8 daysRate: from US$ 1935 per person

Irkutsk was founded in the middle of the XVIIth century. The town is famous for its wooden houses and wooden lace perfectly preserved. Also, it is a gate to Lake Baikal—the largest and deepest fresh water lake in the world,. Baikal contains 20% of our planet’s fresh waters! This tour combines classic Baikal adventures and a trip deep into taiga, to hide away in a very remote and isolated manor, accessible only by a 4X4 or a helicopter. Russian bears inhabit the area in abundance and you will have a guaranteed and safe bear viewing in the wilderness.

The Best of Siberia: Baikal and AltaiTheme: AdventuresPrivate tour: All year roundGrade: ModerateConsider some walking (about 2 hours per day).Duration: 14 daysRate: from US$ 2419 per person

During this extraordinary journey to very special, unique places you will get to know the beautiful, largest freshwater lake in the world , Baikal, and the mighty Altai Mountains, old Irkutsk town and scientific center of Russia, Novosibirsk. You will ride by the famous Trans-Siberian train, you will see Siberian countryside and you will definitely enjoy the hospitality of Siberian people!

This is a unique opportunity to visit the most sacred and revered places in Siberia, where you will see the center of Buddhist culture, the famous Ustuu-Khuree Buddhist Temple, performance of traditional Tuvan throat singing, taste Tuvan national dishes and take part in the ceremony of Kamlaniye!

During this extraordinary journey to very special, unique places you will get to know the beautiful, largest freshwater lake in the world , Baikal, and the mighty Altai Mountains, old Irkutsk town and scientific center of Russia, Novosibirsk. You will ride by the famous Trans-Siberian train, you will see Siberian countryside and you will definitely enjoy the hospitality of Siberian people!

We will remind you what a huge part of the Asian continent Siberia really is. You will travel to a Buryat town of Ust-Orda and visit the Datsan monastery to meet the Buddhist Lama. Ust-Orda village is home to the indigenous Buryat people. The Ust-Orda Museum has a rich collection of exhibits on Buryat history and culture. Here in Datsan you will meet the Lama, Renchen, who has been commissioned to start the reconstruction of the Buddhist Monastery, destroyed during Soviet times. Lunch with traditional Buryat food (salad, soup, pozy (Buryat steamed meat dumplings), dessert, and drinks, including traditional vodka.
Questions? Call now:+61 2831 0 7667|e-mail us
© 2016-2018 Discovery Russia. All rights reserved.AUSTRALIA, SYDNEY ABN: 39616347150