Arrival in Irkutsk in the morning, meet at the railway station/airport accompanied by your English-speaking guide. Transfer to Khuzhir village on Olkhon Island by a private car. After you get to Maloe More - the bay near the Olkhon Island, you will cross the lake by the official ice road to Olkhon Island (the road to Khuzhir takes about 4-5 hours, around 30 minutes on ice). Khuzhir is the main village of the Island with the population of 1500 people. Check-in to a hotel in the afternoon. Shower/rest. Enjoy the sunset on the Shaman cape near the Khuzhir village. Overnight.
Day 2 (BL)
Breakfast. A day long private tour to the northern part of the Island by car. You’ll be taken to the best view points of
Olkhon Island where the guide will introduce you to all mysterious legends that this place holds. Return to the village.
Day 3 (B)
Breakfast. Check-out from the hotel. Transfer to Irkutsk. Arrive in Irkutsk. Check-in to the Angara hotel.
Enjoy a 2-hour walking city tour in the evening. It starts at the historical part of the city: Epiphany Cathedral,
the oldest stone-structure Church of our Saviour and the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, Polish Roman Catholic Church.
The tour leads you through the Kirov Square and circus, taking you to the main street of Irkutsk, the Karl Marks Street. You’ll walk
along the street to get to the Angara river embankment. Right there, where the monument to Alexander III is, all young people gather,
so you’ll have a chance to see “the youth culture” of Irkutsk. The guide will take you back to the hotel. End of the program.
Please note that if you arrive at night (10pm-7am), extra charge will occur.
Add extra days
Extra day on Olkhon Island(breakfast only)
1 person 5100 RUR or $97 or €90.
2 persons 5500 RUR or $104 or €97.
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