Baikal lake from South to North in a week

Cruises on BAIKAL lake 2020

07 June – 13 June
09 Sept – 15 Sept

M/S “Imperia

service in french and english from 2 pax


1. When visiting the Ushkany Islands, the presence of Baikal seals on the rookery is not guaranteed;
2. Before visiting hot springs (Chivyrkuisky Bay, Zmeinaya Bay), please consult your doctor.
Day Place Program


Transfer from Irkutsk (hotel or airport) to Listvyanka. Excursion at Taltsy Museum of Architecture and Ethnography. Embarkation, start sailing.

Ogoi island

Visit to the Stupa of Enlightenment Ogoi Island is one of the Baikal "places of power". In 2005 the Stupa of Enlightenment was erected. If you walk around the Stupa barefoot three times, it can help to clean up your mind from deep emotions, worries and problems. You can also make a wish which will definitely come true.It is recommended to come to the Stupa with pure thoughts only. Visit to Sacred Shamanka Rock. Disembarking by boats, if the weather is fine (takes30-40 min). A Shamanka rock is one of the nine shrines of Asia. The most revered cave in the rock of the cape, which is considered the habitat of the host spirit of Olkhon. Meeting with the shaman.

Small Ushkany islands

Option: Visit to a Baikal seal rookery if the weather is fine (payment in cash on spot). Disembarking/embarking by boats, if the weather is fine (takes 40-60 min). Chivyrkuisky Bay (sand beach). Disembarking by boats, if the weather is fine (takes 40-60 min). Bathing in hot springs is available. Chivyrkuysky bay is one of the most interesting, attractive and popular sights in Zabaikalsky National park. The bay is shallow, the water temperature rises to 22-24C. The bay cuts deep into the land, more than any other bay of Lake Baikal, and is the most picturesque of them all. Tourists are enchanted with its sandy beaches, islands, scenic capes, thermal springs, its thicket of bushes and colonies of birds. The banks of the bay are uneven and form many creeks, safely shielded from the wind. One of the creeks, Zmeinaya, is famous for it springs which have outputs both under the water and on the shore. The name of the creek comes from its inhabitants, non-poisonous snakes. The temperature of the water close to a spring output ranges from 32 to 45C. The water contains bicarbonate and soium sulphate, smells and tastes hydrogen sulphide, the fluorine content ranges from 10 to 23 mg/l.


Khakusy is a picturesque area on the north-east coast of Lake Baikal. There are two springs in the locality with hot (+ 42... + 46 ° С) and weakly mineralized water, which in composition is close to the mineral springs of Pyatigorsk. From the shore of Lake Baikal to the springs there is a sandy alley framed by cedar dwarf and larch. In the place where the springs came out, in a pine forest, a hydropathic center was built.

Olkhon island

Cruise along the east coast of Olkhon Island. Landing in one of the picturesque places on the island of Olkhon, depending on weather conditions. Olkhon Island is the largest island of Lake Baikal. Olkhon is the geographical, historical and sacral center of the lake. Here, according to legends, the Buryats appeared, and the first Buryat shaman got his gift. Shamanka Rock is one of the nine shrines in Asia. The cave in the Rock is considered the habitat of the spirit-protector of Olkhon Island.

Peschanaya bay

Excursion to the cliff of the Observation, from where a stunning view of the surroundings opens. The bay with a landscaped beach area is surrounded by cliffs and beautiful Siberian taiga. A walk to the Grandmother's (Peschanaya) Bay is one of the symbols of Lake Baikal. Famous stilted trees grow here, the roots of which are exposed due to the constant influence of wind and water. In the evening program — a Russian bathhouse on the shore of Lake Baikal and a captain’s dinner.


Disemebarkation. Transfer Listvyanka – Irkutsk (hotel or airport).


Our prices include:
  • Accommodation in the appropriate cabin category
  • Full board (3 times meals) with dinner on the arrival day and breakfast on the departure day
  • Excursion program above
  • Service in English or French language (English and French speaking assistants on board and during excursions). Local English/French or Russian speaking guides)
  • Using of sauna
Supplementary (for prebooking only):
  • Pre/post accommodation/programs in Irkutsk/Krasnoyarsk/Listvyanka/Moscow
  • Optional tours on board
  • Domestic flights to and from Irkutsk
  • International flights


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* If restrictions are imposed on the entrance to museums for a certain number of people, we can serve group requests with the division of groups into smaller ones, with the predominant use of the same transport (or with a different number and capacity of transport), but with a large number of guides.

** Some museums or excursions can be excluded from the program if circumstances beyond the control of the tour operator require it (time constraints due to covid-19 / bans on the operation of facilities). At the same time, as far as possible, we will offer an alternative replacement.

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