Circum-Baikal railway tour 1-day tour

Note:
Due to the limited schedule of the Circum-Baikal train the tour is only available certain days a week. Please check with us to learn more. The tickets must be purchased at least one week prior to the beginning of the tour.

 Package #1(the tour starts on WD, FR and SN)

8.00
The Circum-Baikal train departs from the Irkutsk railway station.

10.00
Arrival at the Sludyanka village. Thatís where the programme starts. The train will make stops at historically important villages on the way, which gives you a chance to walk around and take beautiful pictures of the monuments of engineering, architecture and nature. The guide will take you through the longest tunnel on the railway; will show you the water pump towers that used to pump water for the steam train.

19.30
Arrival at Port Baikal. Youíll get on the ferry to cross Lake Baikal where the Angara River flows out. On the other side, in Listvyanka, the bus will be waiting for you. It will take you back to Irkutsk. The bus goes through the central market and back to the railway station.

 Package #2 (the tour starts on MN, TH and ST)

08.00
The bus to Listvyanka departs from Irkutsk Drama Theater.

09.30
The ferry will take you to Port Baikal. There you can walk around a little or visit the museum of Circum-Baikal Railway.

11.00
The train will depart from Port Baikal when the second group arrives there. The train will make stops at historically important villages on the way, which gives you a chance to walk around and take beautiful pictures of the monuments of engineering, architecture and nature. The guide will take you through the longest tunnel on the railway; will show you the water pump towers that used to pump water for the steam train.

22.00
Arrival at the Irkutsk railway station.


 You can add following meals  (must be booked in advance):

  • Breakfast 450 RUR or $9 or €8
  • Lunch 850 RUR or $17 or €15
  • Dinner 700 RUR or $14 or €13

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2016 package #1 price per person:

1 person: 6000 RUR or $114 or €106
2 persons: 5850 RUR or $111 or €103

The price includes:

  • 1st class tickets for the Circum-Baikal train
  • Ferry tickets
  • Bus tickets Listvyanka - Irkutsk
  • Russian speaking guide on the train

2016 package #2 price per person:

1 person: 6000 RUR or $114 or €106
2 persons: 5850 RUR or $111 or €103

The price includes:

  • 1st class tickets for the Circum-Baikal train
  • Ferry tickets
  • Bus tickets Irkutsk - Listvyanka
  • Russian speaking guide on the train