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Explore Russia

Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

Oct 28th - Nov 2nd 2018
6 Days
695

At a glance
Irkutsk Khuzhir Irkutsk

Experience the beauty of Russia’s Far East. Discover the unique art, history and culture of Irkutsk, Siberia’s second city. Gaze in awe at the breathtaking sight of Lake Baikal in early winter. Join us on the adventure of a lifetime.

Dive into the rich cultural fabric of Irkutsk as we tour the city, visiting everything from ancient churches and monasteries to a state of the art planetarium and the Eksperimentary Museum of Science. Experience the nightlife of Russia’s Far East. Traverse the century-old Circum-Baikal railway, a mix pure engineering mastery and spectacular views. Spend three days exploring the magnificent Lake Baikal, visiting its various villages and islands, including Stalin’s ‘fish gulag’ at Peshchanaya village. Enjoy a bonfire meal of salted fish and the traditional fisherman’s soup of Ukha whilst getting to know the local Shamanistic Buryat people, surrounded by this stunning scenery.

Enjoy this tour on its own or keep the excitement going by linking up with our Russian Magadan Tour here, where you’ll meet the rest of the group as we explore Russia further and travel on to Moscow.

Inclusive of

  • Local tour guides
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • All breakfasts and open fire lunch in Khoboy

Exclusive of

  • Russia visa
  • Banya bath house
  • Getting to/from Irkutsk
  • Lunch/Dinner unless specified

If you have any questions or queries about Explore Russia, drop us a line at info@globalvillagetours.ie

Price

€695

Length

5 Nights,
6 Days

At a glance

  • Irkutsk
  • Khuzhir
  • Irkutsk
Back to Group Tours

Explore Russia

Irkutsk & Lake Baikal

Oct 28th - Nov 2nd 2018
6 Days
695

Experience the beauty of Russia’s Far East. Discover the unique art, history and culture of Irkutsk, Siberia’s second city. Gaze in awe at the breathtaking sight of Lake Baikal in early winter. Join us on the adventure of a lifetime.

Dive into the rich cultural fabric of Irkutsk as we tour the city, visiting everything from ancient churches and monasteries to a state of the art planetarium and the Eksperimentary Museum of Science. Experience the nightlife of Russia’s Far East. Traverse the century-old Circum-Baikal railway, a mix pure engineering mastery and spectacular views. Spend three days exploring the magnificent Lake Baikal, visiting its various villages and islands, including Stalin’s ‘fish gulag’ at Peshchanaya village. Enjoy a bonfire meal of salted fish and the traditional fisherman’s soup of Ukha whilst getting to know the local Shamanistic Buryat people, surrounded by this stunning scenery.

Enjoy this tour on its own or keep the excitement going by linking up with our Russian Magadan Tour here, where you’ll meet the rest of the group as we explore Russia further and travel on to Moscow.

At a glance
Irkutsk Khuzhir Irkutsk

Inclusive of

  • Local tour guides
  • Transport
  • Accommodation
  • All breakfasts and open fire lunch in Khoboy

Exclusive of

  • Russia visa
  • Banya bath house
  • Getting to/from Irkutsk
  • Lunch/Dinner unless specified

If you have any questions or queries about Explore Russia, drop us a line at info@globalvillagetours.ie