Baikal winter 2017 Tour W
8 days from € 990.-
from/to Irkutsk


The "Holy Sea" - the name given by their Buryat Baikal. Lake Baikal is a symbol of Russia's fascinating natural and seemingly endless expanse. Your holiday village Baikal beach provides you with best service.
A great winter holiday experience, where Russia's Siberian soul is alive.



Holiday Village Baikal Beach Lesnaja Skazka

Ride in a hovercraft on Lake Baikal
Dog sled ride at Lake Baikal
Ride on a snow mobiles to Listvyanka with tea drinking in the taiga
By the original train Matanya on the Old Baikal Railway
Horse sleigh ride on Lake Baikal
Baikal - specialties - picnic - on the frozen Lake Baikal
Talzy Museum - discover the old Siberia
Winter walk along the Baikal Railway Ring
English speaking Guide from/to Irkutsk

Day 1: Lake Baikal - The Pearl of Siberia
Individual arrival in Irkutsk, meeting at train station 09:30 am, by original Baikal train Matanya you travel to Sljudyanka – Old Baikal Railway – Polovinnaja.
Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (D)



Day 02 Hiking Baikal Railway
Morning at leisure. Afternoon winter hike along the old railway to Maritui (8 km). Return by the original Baikal train Matanya at 16:30. Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (B, D)

Day 3: Trip on a dog sled and winter picnic
Today you take your dog sled ride through the surrounding forests in snowy Siberian National Park.

After a short introduction and depending on your weight 3-4 dogs will pull you, if you have found more security, even 6-8 huskies are harnessed to your sled. You will travel over 10 kilometers today. In the afternoon picnic lunch on the lake.
Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (B, D)

Day 4: With snowmobiles to Listvyanka
After breakfast you drive with snowmobiles about the frozen Lake Baikal to the settlement Listvyanka.
1773 Listvyanka first mentioned as a post office, at the end of the 19th Century the settlement was quite wealthy and has more than 700 residents.
You visit the Nikolai Church, your walk continues through the fishing village of Listvyanka, you visit the market near the harbour, where the Baikal omul fish is smoked in combination with other types of fish and sold. In the afternoon horse-drawn sleigh ride through Listvjanka. Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (B,D)

Day 05: Lake Baikal: hovercraft ride and ice fishing
Enjoy this winter at Lake Baikal with an airboat ride on the lake. In the afternoon ice fishing river Polovinnaya. Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (B,D)

Day 06: Winter vacation Lake Baikal
Time at leisure, winter walk at the old Baikal railway possible. Overnight in the holiday village room or holiday house. (B,D)



Day 07: Irkutsk and Talzy Museum
Departure to Irkutsk early in the morning. Visit Irkutsk and Museum Talzy, you will experience the old Siberia. This wooden architecture museum was established by Decree of the President of the Russian Federation and is a place of cultural heritage of the Russian people.


City tour along the Angara river near Lake Baikal town Irkutsk and visit to the market hall. Overnight in middle class hotel Irkutsk. (B,D)

Day 08: Journey back
After breakfast, transfer to airport or train station. (B)

B = breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Services
Train tickets Irkutsk – Polovinnaja - Irkutsk
6 nights at the Holiday Village Baikal Beach Lesnaja Skazka, 1 night middle class hotel Irkutsk
Meals: half board (1st day - 8th day)
All programs like described including entrance fees
English speaking tour guide from / to Irkutsk
All transfers

Not included:
Personal expenses
Personal travel insurance and visa
Other non mentioned services

Dates 
30/01/2017 - 06/02/2017 
06/02/2017 - 13/02/2017 
13/02/2017 - 20/02/2017 
20/02/2017 - 27/02/2017 

27/02/2017 - 06/03/2017 
05/03/2017 - 12/03/2017 
12/03/2017 - 19/03/2017 
19/03/2017 - 26/03/2017 

Minimum number of participants: no
Maximum number of participants: 8
Guaranteed departures of trips after confirmation

Prices in € per person
3 bed room:      990.-
Double room:  1190.-
Single room:   1390.-