We invite you to make an exciting one-day trip by train along the old Circum-Baikal railway. You can see the grand structures of the Circum-Baikal railway, get off the train on the most remarkable sights, walk through the tonnel, visit an old village along the way, may have a swim in the water of Great Lake. Arrival to Irkutsk late in the evening.
Day 1. One day train excursion to Circum-Baikal railway
For season 2017:
On Thursdays and Sundays the excursion program starts at 8-00 am (8.30) from Irkutsk (departure by bus from Drama theatre), then transfer by bus to the village of Listvyanka, then get on ferry from Listvyanka to Port Baikal (started at 10-00). Visit museum in Port Baikal, board on train and start the train ride to Sludyanka village (arrival at 18.00) and further to Irkutsk train station (arrival at 21.00).
On Wednesdays and Saturdays the tour starts from the central Irkutsk train station at 07.45. Board on train and ride to Sludyanka (arrival at 10.10) and at 10.45 start to Circum-Baikal railway.
At 19.30 arrival to Port Baikal , crossing by ferry Port Baikal - Listvyanka, transfer by bus Listvyanka - Irkutsk. Arrival to Irkutsk at 22.00.
(time and place of departure to be confirmed by manager. Also other days might be added to the shedule).
During the trip there are several stops from half an hour to an hour and a half with small walking tours, where tourists will learn the history of the construction of the Circum-Baikal Railway. There is also free time for individual walks, the opportunity to be photographed against the background of the magnificent Baikal.
During the day passengers are offered information about Lake Baikal, the nature, flora and fauna of our Siberian region, as well as history of the construction of Circum-Baikal railway. Also movies about Baikal are shown.
Lunch is offered in the train (lunch boxes must be ordered in advance) or at a local lady during the stop in the village on the way.
During the day hot water in available in the train.
4700 rub per person.
100% guarantee to be seated at Baikal side - extra 500 rub.
Meals on board (extra cost):
- Lunch 750 rub
- Dinner 650 rub
Luggage bigger that 30*40*50 cm - extra cost 250 rub.
Please, don't hesitate to contact us for the dates and places available.