Discover Listvianka - gates of Baikal

Duration: 7 hours
Destination: Russia, Siberian District, Irkutsk
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  • 7 hours
  • Irkutsk
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Non-Cancellable

Overview

Discover Listvyanka village - deservedly called the "gate of Baikal", because it is here that the source of the Angara River is located. You will visit the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture, where the atmosphere of a real ancient Siberian village is recreated, learn more about the flora and fauna of the great lake, visit the Baikal Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views of the source of the Angara, Shaman Stone and the Khamar-Daban Range from the observation deck located on Chersky Stone.

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Stop At: Taltsy Museum, Baykalsky highway 47km, Taltsy 664518 Russia

Until the middle of the 20th century, both Russian and native Siberian tribes built wooden houses. The Irkutsk people managed to preserve this heritage in Taltsy, a unique open-air museum. Once you get there, you will completely forget about modern life. You will be surrounded by incredible 17th-century castle towers and authentic huts. We invite you to get acquainted with the history of the region personally. Do not miss the chance to get into one of these amazing houses and see the true Siberian lifestyle with your own eyes! If you want to dive even deeper into the original ethnic culture, you can visit the traditional craft workshops and unforgettable performances in the museum.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Cableway, Listvyanka Russia

Chersky Rock is an observation platform, located on the height of 728 meters above the sea level. Having reached the top of the mountain by chairlift, you will enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Baikal, Listvyanka, the source of Angara River, Hamar-Daban, the legendary Shamanka Stone and even the train, passing through the old railway. Amazing pictures are guaranteed!

Duration: 1 hour

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

Listvyanka is an urban-type settlement, situated in 70 kilometers from Irkutsk, near the point where the Angara River leaves Lake Baikal. Despite its modest size, Listvyanka is one of the busiest tourist spots in the whole Siberia. This town has always been an inhabited place in the region for 300 years and hosted a shipbuilding workshop. During this tour, you will visit the St. Nicolas Church, which dates back from the XIX century.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Baikal Museum, Listvyanka rp, Listvyanka 664520 Russia

In this museum, you will get acquainted with the diversity of the Lake Baikal’s flora and fauna species, as well with its geology and geography. You will experience a virtual dive in the underwater life of the Lake Baikal through the portals of a submarine. You will be amazed by the mix of authenticity and technology of this museum that will make your visit a real discovery of the Lake’s environment!

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • Transportation services as per program
  • Guide services as per program
  • Entry fees as per program
  • Entry/Admission - Taltsy Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Cableway
  • Entry/Admission - Baikal Museum

Exclusions
  • Tips
  • Meals and beverages except mentioned
  • Optional tours and services
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
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7 hours

Package is not cancellable.

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