Explore the capital of Eastern Siberia with our fantastic tours around Irkutsk. The Siberian centre of science and culture during Imperial times, history lines Irkutsk’s streets and our city tours will pique all interests. You’ll discover 19th century wooden architecture adorning the streets, and experienced guides will tell you stories of the Decembrist revolutionaries banished to Siberia as you visit sites dedicated to their legacy. Nature lovers will be in their element as Irkutsk is the ideal base from which to explore Lake Baikal, the ‘Pearl of Siberia’. On a private excursion to the magnificent lake, you’ll learn about the region’s rich history of flora and fauna at the Baikal Ecological Museum. You’ll also have the opportunity to discover the traditional side of Russia with a walking tour around a Siberian village on Baikal’s shore, and a visit to Taltsy Ethnographical museum to see an exemplary variety of Russian and Siberian houses from the last few centuries.
Our tours are privately run by an expert guide/translator, can accommodate all group sizes, and are flexibly fitted around your itinerary. Please contact us for further information about tours in Irkutsk using the form at the side of the page, or schedule a call with one of our Russian travel specialists.
Our guide will show you Irkutsk’s famous historical center including Znamenskiy monastery with graves of Decembrists and G. Shelikhov – the Russian Columbus. You will pass along Karl Marx Prospect with wooden...
On the way to Baikal and Listvyanka village you will visit Taltsy Ethnographical museum which has a fine display of typical Russian and Siberian wooden houses from the past centuries. In Listvyanka, you will...
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