Irkutsk


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Irkutsk is the capital of Eastern Siberia. It is a small Russian city with a rich history, located on the bank of Angara river, 70 km away from Baikal Lake.

Irkutsk used to be wooden in the past. Even nowadays it is one of not many Siberian cities which preserved its wooden outlook. The city has mysterious charm: quiet shady streets with different carved decorations get on nowadays with many-storied modern buildings. Famous Russian writer Anton Chekhov compared Irkutsk to Paris. He said: “As England created London and France - Paris, the same Siberia created Irkutsk”.

Irkutsk can join incompatible things together: asphalt and wooden pavements, domes of beautiful churches and grey boxes of administrative buildings, cultural level and penal experience, the past and the present…

Tours


Crystal Baikal ice

Ice grottoes of the biggest island on Baikal lake, travel by hovercraft over the ice, snowmobiles in the forest and ice-fishing. Fits best for family travel!

Olkhon Irkutsk Listvyanka

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Baikal winter dream

Ride over ice of Baikal by hovercraft, snowmobile or dogsledding in wintry forest, overnight in wooden hotel in quiet remote place, ice-grottoes and frozen shores of Baikal, shaman and hot Banya!

Maloye more (small sea) Olkhon Irkutsk

SnowmobilingJeep toursDog-sleddingAeroglisseur

Ice-trekking "Breath of Baikal"

Ice-trek in the middle of frozen Baikal lake, spend a night in tent on ice, walk on skis in deep snow of wintry taiga, warm sauna and night in wooden hut in the silence of surrounding forest.

Irkutsk Listvyanka Khamar-Daban

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Winter fairytale

3 days trekking to snow-capped mountains, walk on skis over deep snow, snowmobile is wintry taiga forest and more! This is an adventurous tour for sportive enthusiasts.

Irkutsk Khamar-Daban Tunkinskaya valley

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Trekking to Khamar-Daban mountains

Trekking to "Siberian Alps" for 4 days (about 20 km per day) among giant cedar trees, mountain rashing streams and a cascade of waterfalls towards "Lake Heart" and Cherskiy peak (2090m.)

Irkutsk Khamar-Daban

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Meeting with Baikal (trekking on Baikal shore)

Trekking along the shore of Great Siberian lake. Both in taiga forest and along the beaches. Overnight in tents (or wooden houses on your demand). 3 or 2 days are possible.

Irkutsk Listvyanka Bolshiye Koty Bolshoye Goloustnoye

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Trekking and canoeing at Baikal lake

On this tour you will have trekking for 2 days along the shore of Baikal and one day canoeing.

Irkutsk Listvyanka Bolshiye Koty Bolshoye Goloustnoye

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One day tour to Listvyanka

Sightseeing tour to Baikal which will give you an idea of historical and cultural background of peoples, lifestyle and nature in Siberia. Taltsy museum, Cherskiy rock in Listvyanka, fish and souvenir market. Horse-riding is optional.

Irkutsk Listvyanka

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