"Assorted wild Baikal taiga" 2018

photo safari tour at Lake Baikal

The highlight of the trip

 To see wild reindeer

The journey to the places of fotohunting on the ship trough the Great lake Baikal

Remote wilderness of Northern Baikal

Unique taiga and tundra border at lake Baikal

Photo hunting for foxes, hares, bears, wolverines, wolves and other animals

To see the unique Baikal seal

Travel geography

In summer, reindeer are raised in the Alpine zone of the Baikal mountains to escape the midges from the taiga of the foothills. Here the Queens is the calving and summer feeding grounds on the tundra pastures in all age and sex groups. Lying on the remaining snowfields. It is clearly visible from a distance that makes it easy acceptable foto shooting distance or in advance to arrange shelter for photos and filming about their permanent place of maturation on the snowfield

  • Tour program (click to expand)

    Dates: May-November


    Basic duration: 9 days/10 nights


    Group size: up to 6 people (more - in tents)


    The number of accompany: 2 person

    Day 1

    1. Meeting at the Irkutsk airport, meeting with guide;


    2. Transfer to the Olhon island on the individual car. In the path will have scenic views of the Tazheran steppes and dense pine forests;


    3. Lunch at a roadside cafe with traditional Buryat cuisine;


    4. The ferry crossing to Olhon, transfer to Khuzhir village on Olhon;


    5. Accommodation at the hotel. The level of is determined in advance individually with each group


    6. Dinner in the hotel restaurant, free time, rest.

    Day 2

    1. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant. Then go to the renovated old Buryat village, where we will show the early life of the Buryat family, get to know the local customs, will be treated to traditional holiday food;


    2. Walk to a local Shrine - rock “Shaman”. This sight tend to visit all the people driving on the lake. According to legends, the rock Shaman lives the spirit of the owner of the island, and in order to appease him, earlier, the Buryats did the sacrifice;


    3. Transfer to the ship on which we sail to remote places of hunting. Incidentally, on the ship, will visit mysterious Ogoi island - one of the main Buddhist shrines - the Cup of enlightenment.


    4. Visit Ushkany Islands, where the biggest rookery of the Baikal seal. Local tours, photo hunting on seals. Immediately after that, go to the ship where already you can enjoy a delicious lunch of Baikal fish;


    5. Continuation of the trip on the ship. Arrival in the Bay. Dinner. The night on the ship.


    Day 3

    1. Breakfast on the boat, then go from the Baikal coast and deeper into the mountains. Rise to a height of 1400m. ( 4.5 to 5 hours including breaks and lunch).


    2. After climbing in mountain tundra, light feasible shortest route reconnaissance of the situation before the upcoming photoshoot. Once we pinpoint the location of animals on the snow fields, go to the hut for the night (the journey should take 2.5 hours) for photo expedition the next day.


    3. 19.00 get to the hut. Location, dinner, free time.

    Conditions of residence:

    Traditional Siberian hunting camp. Accommodates up to 6 people. Berths are traditional - chopped flooring boards with rubber mats and sleeping bags, which are for 2-3 people.

    Day 4-7

    1. After Breakfast we leave to the selected location for foto hunting in mountain tundra;


    2. Photo hunting on reindeer from a pre-organized shelter. Field lunch. Photo hunting. In addition to a reindeer could come across wolverine, wolves, bear, eagles, and other animals;


    Routes will be adjusted daily on the basis of in what place will be most likely to meet the largest number of animals. Also we can take photos and filming on the salt place near the hunting camp.


    3. Return to the camp. Dinner. The rest

    Day 8

    1. Breakfast, descend the trail from the hut to the shore of lake Baikal, where we will meet the ship.


    2. Transportation by boat to Olhon island. Lunch and dinner on the ship.


    3. The night on the ship, or in a hotel on Olhon island (determined in advance individually with each group).

    Day 9

    1. Breakfast, transfer by private car to Irkutsk. On the way lunch of Buryat national cuisine;


    2. Accommodation in the hotel (level pre-agreed individually with each group);


    3. Dinner in the hotel restaurant. Free time that you can spend walking around Irkutsk.

    Day 10

    1. Breakfast in the hotel restaurant;


    2. Transfer to the airport by private car (20 minutes);


    3. Saying goodbye

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    to develop individual programs of this tour, or for more information.


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    8 (914) 938-01-58


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