GROUP CRUISE «JOURNEY TO OLKHON ISLAND»

Duration:
4 days/3 nights
Route:
Listvyanka – Circum-Baikal Railway (CBRW) – Peschanaya Bay (Sandy Bay)– Olkhon Island
Cruise dates:
03.07.16 — 06.07.16
16.07.16 — 19.07.16
29.07.16 — 01.08.16
11.08.16 — 14.08.16

Day 1: «Golden Buckle»
12:00 - Boarding the ship in Listvyanka. The village is situated only 60km away from Irkutsk.
Moving on to Circum-Baikal Railway (running time about 2 hours).
Circum-Baikal Railway is a unique complex of the monuments of engineering, architecture and nature.
Lunch on board.
After lunch your guide will take you for a walk and show you tunnels and galleries of the beginning of the 20th century. Enjoy the beautiful picturesque landscapes and views of this place.
Dinner on board.
Overnight on board in one of the CBRW bays. In case of bad weather, the ship will move on to the Bolshie Koty village for the night (40 km from the CBRW).

Day 2: «Peschanaya Bay – Pearl of Lake Baikal»
At 6:00 you will move on to Peschanaya Bay. The bay is known for its beautiful views on the lake and its great sandy beach.
Breakfast and lunch on board.
If desired, you can hike to the Sennaya Bay on a picturesque trail. On the way you’ll visit the Babushka Bay – one of the most beautiful bays of the lake.
Enjoy Russian sauna on the lake shore (paid on spot).
Dinner and overnight on board.
Distance 100 km, running time 6 hours.

Day 3: «Petroglyphs of the Sagan-Zaba rock»
At 06:00 you will depart to Olkhon Island (running time 8-10 hours). It’s the biggest island on Lake Baikal and is one of the most sacred places for Buryats.
Lake Baikal is considered to be the blue heart of Siberia and Olkhon Island is a heart of Lake Baikal.
Breakfast and lunch on board.
If the weather allows, the ship will make a stop near white marble rock Sagan-Zaba and you will have an opportunity to see the petroglyphs of the 3rd – 5th centuries.
Passing Small Olkhon Gate (tight sea gate between Olkhon Island and the continent).
Dinner on board.
Overnight on board in one of the Olkhon bays.
Distance 120 km, running time 8 hours.

Day 4: «Islands of Maloe More»
Breakfast on board.
Short cruise around the islands of Maloe More.
At 12:00-13:00 - disembarking in Sakhyurta village in Maloe More. It’s also possible to disembark on Olkhon Island near the ferry crossing (please inform your guide in advance).
End of the cruise.

Boarding and debarkation time can change, please double-check it when you book the cruise.

When you book the cruise you can also book accommodation in hotels at Irkutsk or Listvyanka and transfers.

Price

 Single cabin
(RUR/person)
 Double cabin
(RUR/person)
 Double cabin
(RUR/person)
 Family cabin
(RUR/person)
 Family cabin
(RUR/person)
 1 pax 2 pax 1 pax 3 pax 4 pax
 58900 58900 77000 51700 47000

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The price includes:

  • accommodation on board
  • full board
  • Russian speaking guide services
  • tours and trips as per program
  • spinning reel
  • sauna on board
  • insurance