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Lake Baikal and Siberia Tours

3 days and 2 nights

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.

  • Schedule
    Tour can be started on any day
  • Route
    Irkutsk - Listvyanka - Irkutsk
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Accommodation
    The following hotel options are available:
    3 stars
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$425 From/Per person

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6 days and 5 nights

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.

  • Schedule
    Tour can be started on any day from June 1st to September 30th
  • Route
    Irkutsk - Ust-Orda - Listvyanka - Olkhon - Irkutsk
  • Languages
    English-speaking guide is guaranteed. Other languages are on request.
  • Accommodation
    The following hotel options are available:
    3 stars - tourist lodge
  • PRIVATE TOUR
    This is a private tour, there won't be other people in your group
$1134 From/Per person

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Lake Baikal and Siberia Tours
4.91 based on 6 customer reviews

Sastia, Indonesia

I'm personally satisfied with all the arrangement during the last siberian trip. Everything was well planned and local guides were really helpfull. Maybe the only problem was about the train arrangement, because the group was seperated into 2 different carriages and yes i know you already mentioned beforehand that this is how it would be if we travel by regular trains. Well, nothing is perfect. But overall, we enjoyed the trip and all the professional arrangement! For sure, we will continue this cooperation :)

Teresa, USA

We are having a wonderful time in Russia. Our tour guide for the Siberian tour, Nadia, is great. She went out of her way to make sure we appreciate The places we visited and gave us a lot of enjoyment.

Siberia's Sacred Lake Baikal

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!

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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