Lake Baikal Winter Tours
Tours to the Lake Baikal during the winter time
Departures: February – April 2021
TOTAL DISTANCE: 700 KM
- Warm trousers
- Thermal underwear
- Sweaters or polar fleece jacket
- Turtlenecks or t-shirts
- Warm socks for trekking
- Mittens and under-gloves
- Woolen cap
- Warm boots
- backpack 70-80 liters
- hygienic lipstick
- charger (Power Bank)
Bathroom – sauna / Russian banya
In the evening we will go to the Russian restaurant, to taste local food.
In the late afternoon we will arrive to Buguldeyka, where we will accommodate in our “eastories farm”. Our family prepares tasty food and hot sauna, so we can warm up, after a long trip.
Before it gets dark, we will go to the shore of the Lake Baikal, for a welcome drink. Volodya, our guide, will present you to the Baikal with the local ritual, so the lake and the spirits can accept us in their land.
At the lunch time you would come back to the guesthouse. Our family will prepare food with our local products. In the evening we will go again to the Lake Baikal. You can enjoy sunset on the frozen lake and (learn) ice-skating.
After the dinner at the guesthouse, hot sauna.
After an hour and half of driving through the forest, hills and steppe, we will arrive to the village Sakhurta. Here we are going to cross by car 11 km of Ice-Road on the Lake Baikal. It is going to be an amazing experience… On the way we will stop by the Ogoy Island and enjoy some of the caves of Olkhon.
At the lunch time we will stop at the village Khuzhir, then we will visit the Shamanka Rock. After it, we will continue to go further, to the north of the Olkhon Island, to the Mys Khoboy.
In the evening we will come back to Buguldeyka village, where we will have a tasty dinner and hot sauna.
The cliff Sagan Zaba is known for prehistoric rock paintings – petroglyphs on one of its side. You also can enjoy a magnificent view of Baikal from the top of the cliff.
Read more about the Cliff Sagan Zaba
At the lunch time, we would return to the guesthouse. In the afternoon, free time. Around the evening time we are going to prepare a BBQ, if the weather conditions are ok.
- Guide during the whole period (english speaking on request)
- Meals regarding the program
- Entry fee regarding the program
- All excursions
- All transfers
Price and policies
990 EUR / Person (min. 2 Persons)
Price includes transfers, accommodations, all entry fees, assistance during the whole trip.