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“Baikal Legend”

Russia, Baikal

Route: Irkutsk – Listvyanka – Circum-Baikal Railway Tour - Irkutsk
duration - 4 days / 3 nights


Arrival in Irkutsk.
Car transfer to the village situated only 60km away from Irkutsk - Listvyanka. Check-in at a mini-hotel (breakfast only).
Breakfast. Shower/rest.
Guided walk to a local biological museum that also has a set of aquariums, among which there is one with the only mammal representative, the Baikal Seal, inside. Take a chair-lift to a nearby view point. There you’ll get a chance to take panoramic pictures of Baikal from above.
Lunch (not included).
Enjoy your visit to a local 19th century wooden St.Nicolas church and a local fish market, where you’ll see a great variety of fish and different ways of cooking it.


A trip to the Museum Wooden Architecture “Taltsy”. In the museum you’ll see settlements of indigenous Siberian people of 17th-20th centuries. Some of the buildings, presented in the museum, were brought there from the villages that were flooded after building a dam in Irkutsk. Have lunch in the authentic Siberian restaurant "Sibirskaya Zaimka". Holting at the Shaman Rock observation point.
Enjoy the Banya (Russian sauna) in the evening.


Visit to the Circum-Baikal Railway Museum, that followed by a day-long trip on the historical train. The train will stop at historically important villages, it 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. Lunch at the Polovinnaya station served by a “Babushka” (an old Russian lady).
Return to Irkutsk at night. Transfer to the hotel.


Enjoy a 2-hour sightseeing 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 one Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, Polish Roman Catholic Church. The tour leads you through Kirov Square and circus, taking you to the main street of Irkutsk, 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.
Departure from Irkutsk in the evening.

The package includes

  • 2 nights mini-hotel accommodation in Listvyanka (breakfast only, ensuite room);
  • 1 night hotel 3*** accommodation in Irkutsk (breakfast only);
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Transport as mentioned in the itinerary;
  • Guide service;
  • 1 class tickets on the Circum-Baikal train;
  • Museum tickets;
  • Banya on Day 2;
  • The national park entrance fee.


Company reserves the right to change the program without changing the volume of services provided. If you miss or fail to appear,  tourist company reserves the right to change the sequence of program execution without changing the volume of services provided. The duration of its individual elements may change before departure and during the execution of the tour. Elements of the program, depending on climate conditions and actions beyond the control of the organizer and organizations (road, the local administration, etc.) may be excluded from the program, based on the actual situations on the route.
Tour program can be adjusted according to the wishes of the group.