"Platinum"

4 days individual tour program

   We will go for bright impressions from unforgettable trip, acquaintance with the most famous sights of Baikal lake and Buryat ethnos to plunge into the mysterious atmosphere of the great lake.

 

Acquaintance with trained Baikal seals, tasting local cuisine, a boat trip with fishing, Buryat ethnic show, meeting with a local shaman, barbecue with Baikal tinctures and a secluded bath on the shore of the legendary lake.

Tour program

Day 1

Hotel accomodation

Transfer by individual car to Listvyanka and check-in at Mayak hotel (4*). After that there will be free time for rest after moving, independent walk along the coast and dinner in a cafe or restaurant with Baikal or Buryat cuisine.

Hotel "Mayak" in Listvyanka village

The largest, modern and comfortable hotel in Listvyanka (4*), is located in the center of the village, 20 meters from the coastline, overlooking the rooms on lake Baikal. Quality service and a welcoming atmosphere will help you to relax and rejuvenate after a busy day of sightseeing.

 

The hotel has a conference room for 160 people, a restaurant, a modern electronic security system, satellite TV, Wi-FI, long-distance and international telephone. Single and double rooms "standard", "Studio", penthouse and apartments are available. The rooms have air conditioning, telephones, Hairdryers and mini - bars. The hotel has a sauna, a Russian spa (banya), a barbecue area, a billiard room, a panoramic bar for 20 people, a summer terrace and Parking. There is an ATM in the hall (visa, mastercard, american express cards are accepted)

 

Day 2

Visit to the observation deck (The Chersky Stone)

The highest point closer to Listvyanka (728 meters), which offers stunning panoramic views of lake Baikal, the source of the Angara and the Eastern Sayan mountains, which can be seen in the distance. Special lifts will take us to the observation deck and back. It is believed that a particularly beautiful view here in winter.

The Shaman - stone observation

Perhaps the Shaman-stone is not only a visit card of Listvyanka, but also of Baikal itself. It defines the boundary between the great lake and the only river flowing from it - Angara. In ancient times, this stone was used for shamanic rituals, giving the stone magical powers. And yet, this stone has a very beautiful legend wich you'll know.

Visiting the show of trained seals

The world's first seal show. Charming Baikal animals-endemics know how to draw, play with a ball, jump out of their pool and much more. You will not remain indifferent!

Baikal museum

The largest Museum of lake Baikal, dedicated to the flora, fauna, Geology and history of the lake. It contains the most interesting exhibits, many of which are unique in their kind. Especially it is possible to distinguish aquariums with live Baikal fish and virtual dive to the bottom of lake Baikal.

St. Nicholas Orthodox christian Church

This is almost the only ancient monument of the village. The Church was restored in the 1950s, where icons were transported from many Irkutsk monasteries. Among the icons of the temple, there are valuable relics of the middle of the XVIII century. According to legend, the Church was built after the rescue of merchant Xenophon Serebryakov during the storm in 1846. During that storm Serebryakov began to pray diligently for the salvation of St. Nicholas the Saint, the patron Saint of seafarers, in the end, his entire team was saved. To this day, services are regularly held in the Church.

Visit to the fish and souvenir markets of Listvyanka

Listvyanka has the largest fish and souvenir market on lake Baikal. Here you can buy Souvenirs to remember the trip to Baikal for yourself and your loved ones. And also to treat them with delicious Baikal fish.

Supper in a cafe with Baikal and Buryat cuisine

Baikal and Buryat cuisine - is one of the attractions of lake Baikal. Therefore, every tourist who visited the sacred lake is simply obliged to taste this food. All menus are natural organic products. And the dishes are very juicy and tender.... melting in your mouth.

Day 3

Cruise, fishing, walk along Baikal circum railway, ethnic show, Russian banya (spa)

After Breakfast in the hotel, we'll go to the waiting for us at the pier near the hotel a boat for a trip on lake Baikal. Circum-Baikal railway is one of the most beautiful Baikal attractions, recognized as a monument of architecture and engineering. Near the most beautiful places and tunnels of the road go ashore for a walk and explore the ancient places. Lunch on the deck of the ship. You will catch some fish (arctic grayling) and taste the fish soup of freshly caught fish, cooked by the chef accompanying us

In the evening on the ship we go along the stunning views of Baikal circum railway to a secluded picnic area located on the coast of lake Baikal. Buryat artists in traditional national costumes and already laid tables will be waiting for us here. The evening will begin with a Buryat shaman, conducting a ritual to attract good luck and the appeasement of the spirits of lake Baikal, and then begin the Buryat national dances and songs. At this time, you will be able to talk alone with the shaman, asking him the most intimate questions. After the show, not far from the barbecue area, we will have to wait for a hot Siberian banya (spa), from which you can dive directly into lake Baikal. After that, deep in the evening, the boat will take us to the pier of the hotel.

Day 4

Free day

Day for a leisurely walk along the coast, shopping and local sightseeing.

Day 5

Departure

Transfer to the Irkutsk airport (by individual car), farewell, departure.

Additional options and activities:

 

 

 

 

Visit the architectural-ethnographic Museum

 

 

 

 

Dive to the bottom of the lake (diving on lake Baikal)

 

 

 

 

Helicopter Baikal lake excursion

 

 

 

 

Horse ridding

 

 

 

 

Ride sled dogs on the ice of lake Baikal (in winter)

 

 

 

 

To get acquainted with the Siberian animals in the zoo

 

 

 

 

ТHelicopter transfer

 

 

 

 

Ride on aero boat on the ice of lake Baikal

(in winter)

 

 

 

 

Snowmobiling on the ice of lake Baikal

(in winter)

 

 

 

 

Quad bikes safari among wild Baikal taiga with a picnic on the shore of the lake

You need to know more?

Ask me right now and I will help you to choose and organize an individual excursion tour on lake Baikal. Ready to answer any questions! Please contact us, and I'll answer you.

 

Maxim Anikin

 

 

Baikal lake individuall tours manager

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