Ice of lake Baikal

Duration: 8 to 12 hours
Destination: Russia, Irkutskaya oblast', Irkutsk
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  • 8 to 12 hours
  • Irkutsk
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

We are heading to the shore of Baikal in the small Village, almost 300 km. It retains the buildings of Soviet time. In this place there are few tourists, you will feel the beauty of Baikal nature. On the way to Lake Baikal you will see, old wooden yurts left from indigenous peoples. A unique windy forest located at the foot of the local mountains.
Of course you will see the most important lake Baikal and Baikal ice. Here it will appear to you in different shapes and forms: Huge ice fragments (taros) striking with their size and bright blue color, clean and flat Baku ice, on which if desired it is possible to skate.
If you 're lucky, you 'll see huge snow flakes that, like ice butterflies, have fallen asleep on the surface of the ice.
Hear the sounds of Baikal ice, very beautiful, like fabulous musical instruments.
This is completely different from trips to Lisvyanka and Olhon Island, crowded with noisy groups of tourists.

You will be waiting for a delicious lunch of Russian cuisine!

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

We head to the shore of Baikal in a small Village called Bogalteka. It retains the buildings of Soviet time. In this place there are few tourists, which will allow you privacy and feel all the beauty of Baikal nature. Abandoned old wooden yurts left from indigenous peoples. A unique windy forest located at the foot of local mountains, the shape of trees in the forest is altered by the constant strong winds prevailing in these places.
Of course you will see the most important lake Baikal and Baikal ice. Only in this place it will appear to you in different shapes and forms: Huge ice fragments (taros) striking with their size and bright blue color, clean and even Baku ice, on which if desired it is possible to skate. You 'll see unique drawings in the thickness of Baikal ice that take different quirky forms.
If you are lucky, you will see huge snow flakes that, like ice butterflies, have fallen asleep on the surface of the ice, giving you the impression of a fabulous world.
The ice of Lake Baikal is constantly breathing, it is accompanied by very beautiful, loud sounds of similar music fabulous musical instruments. This is completely different from all that the guests of Baikal are used to seeing on trips to Lisvyanka and Olhon Island, crowded with noisy groups of tourists.

You will also be waiting for a hot and delicious lunch of Russian cuisine!

Duration: 6 hours

Inclusions
  • Private transportation
  • Lunch
  • Air-conditioned vehicle

Exclusions
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • 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

ViVa HOSTEL, Ulitsa Sukhe-Batora, 8, Irkutsk, Irkutskaya oblast', Russia, 664011

Traveler pickup is offered
You are informed in advance of the time, and the car that will arrive to pick you up. You need to leave at the scheduled time, the car will already wait for you. You can use the mobile phone you specified to communicate.

Airports

  • Irkutsk Airport, Irkutsk Russia



Departure Time

8:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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