This is our shortest tour of Irkutsk and Lake Baikal. You will start with Irkutsk city tour and then go to Listvyanka Village to explore the Lake. On the way to Baikal you will make a stop in Taltsy Ethnographical museum to learn about life of people who populated this area.
We invite you on an exciting trip to Lake Baikal - the youngest ocean of the world. Leave all of your stress back in the city while exploring incredible Baikal nature and enjoying magnificent views.
Travel to Siberia and visit Lake Baikal with Express to Russia. Lake Baikal is the largest freshwater lake in the world with an average depth of 744.4 m (2,442 ft) and contains roughly 20 percent of the world´s surface fresh water. The body of water is also known as the "Baikal Sea" and the "Pearl of Siberia". At 1,642 meters (5,390 ft) Lake Baikal is the deepest, and among the clearest lakes in the world. At more than 25 million years old, Baikal is also the world´s oldest lake. Baikal is home to more than 1,700 species of plants and animals, two thirds of which can be found nowhere else in the world and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. It is also home to the Buryat people who follow the Tibetan Buddhist religion and reside on the eastern side of the lake rearing goat, camel, cattle and sheep. Glorified in many songs and stories, Lake Baikal is beautiful any time of the year. Meet people who are unfailingly gracious and hospitable during your travels to the pearl of Siberia. Join us on one of our Siberian tours!
Our Siberian tours are offered as land only where you arrange your own airfare and we meet you at the airport and handle everything else. You can easily book the discount tickets yourself through our own discount internet ticket office. The airline tickets we offer are the cheapest available on the web. Please browse our discount air tickets section to learn more.
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