Amazing day hikes on Baikal, from Listvyanka to Bolshiye Koty!

Duration: 8 to 12 hours
Destination: Russia, Siberian District, Irkutsk
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Irkutsk
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

It is one of the ultimate day hikes on Baikal. This twenty kilometer hike takes adventurers from the historic Listvyanka village to a jaw-dropping view 200 meters atop of Lake Baikal. It can be a physically challenging hike but so very rewarding. You will see amazing views of the lake, Primorskiy Ridge’s beautiful array of colors, cozy bays, huge rock formations, valleys filled with flowers and much more. You can also enjoy swimming and having a picnic lunch on the shore while listening to the sounds of Lake Baikal. On the way back you will take a boat and see the path that was made while witnessing the lake’s rich sunset colors.
• 1-day scenic hike tour nearby the oldest lake on earth;
• See amazing views of the lake, Primorskiy Ridge’s beautiful array of colors, and huge rock formations;
• Surround yourself in hidden forests full of lush plants;
• boat drive for witnessing the lake’s rich sunset colors;
• picnic lunch on the shore
• Guide service, private transportation.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Lake Baikal, Lake Baikal, Siberian District

On the Great Baikal Trail, we will have a box lunch on the Baikal shore, listening to the waves and having a sunbath. In the middle of the path, we will choose a wild beach to have some rest and swim in the lake. To come back to Listvyanka, we will take a boat and then a private car transfer from Listvyanka to Irkutsk.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: The Great Baikal Trail, Listvyanka Russia

This path, with a length of about 24 km, for the most part runs along the coast of Lake Baikal. The route belongs to the medium category of difficulty. While hiking along the trail, a stunning view of the lake and the opposite shore opens.

Duration: 7 hours

Stop At: Bolshie Koty, Bolshie Koty, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District

Bolshie Koty village was founded in the second half of the 19th century as a gold extracting area.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Listvyanka, Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Siberian District

Listvyanka (Listvenichnoye) Village is situated 70 km from Irkutsk and stretches 5 km along the lake Baikal shore. It's population is only 1,500 people. Listvyanka got its name due to numerous larches (“listvenitsa” in Russian) which are widespread in these places. Thanks to its nearby situation to Irkutsk Listvyanka is visited by many tourists all year round.

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Lunch - Water, tee, coffee and lunch are included.
  • Private transportation
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Guide service throughout the tour
  • Boat from Bolshie Koty to Listvyanka
  • Entry/Admission - The Great Baikal Trail

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
We offer pick up hotel from any place within Irkutsk town. Also, it's possible to arrange your pick up from the Irkutsk Airport or the Irkutsk Railway Station.

Airports

  • Irkutsk Airport, Irkutsk Russia


Ports

  • Listvyanka, Irkutsk Oblast, Russia, 664520


Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

8 to 12 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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