Lake Baikal Cruises 2020-2021: exploring Siberian wonder in Russia
Irkutsk – Taltsy – Listvyanka(cruise departure)–Ogoy Island– Cape Shamanka–Ushkan Islands–Chivyrkuy Gulf–Khakusy–Olkhon Island–Sandy Bay–Listvyanka(cruise completion) – Irkutsk
|1||Irkutsk– Taltsy – Listvyanka||13.00 – 16.20||Coach transfer from Irkutsk to Listvyanka. Taltsy Ethnography Museum stop. Excursion.|
|Listvyanka||16.20 – 17.00||Embarkation. Sailaway.|
|2||OgoyIsland||09.00 – 13.30||OgoyIslandisone of the energy spots of Baikal. A Buddhist Stupa located at the top of the island.It is called the Stupa of Enlightenment. You have a chance to purify yourself spiritually if you go around the stupa.|
|Khuzhir||15.30 – 19.30||Visit to Sacred Shamanka. It is one of the nine sanctuaries of Asia. The most revered cave of the cape, which is considered the habitat of the master spirit of Olkhon. Meeting with a shaman.|
|3||Ushkan Islands||05.00 – 09.30||Optional excursion to the berths of Nerpas (Baikal seals). For extra charge.|
|14.00 – 19.00||Chivyrkuy Gulfis one of the most fascinating places in the Transbaikal National Park. This is the most far-reaching Baikal Bay and the most sque of them. Sandy beaches, sque islandsand capes, thermal springs, cedar dwarf thickets, bird colonies. The shores of the bay form a series of small and well-protected bays from winds. One of them is Snake Bay. The Snake Bay is known for its thermal springs. After a walk along the coast you could treat yourself toa soak in the hot springs.|
|4||Khakusy||09.00 – 14.00||Khakusy is a sque area on the north-east coast of Lake Baikal. Two local springs with hot (+ 42 and + 46 ° С) and slightly mineralized water. From the shore of Lake Baikal to the hot springs you walk through a sandy alley surrounded by cedar dwarfs and larches.Near the hot springs, in the middle of the pine forest, it is located a resort center.|
|5||OlkhonIsland||All day||Cruising along the east coast of Olkhon Island.|
Disembarkation in one of the sque places on the island of Olkhon Island (depending on the weather).
|6||Sandy Bay||09.00 – 23.00||The bay has well organized beach area. It is surrounded by cliffs and beautiful Siberian taiga. A visit to the Grandma Bay is one of the signatures of Lake Baikal. Famous stilted trees grow here.The roots of which are exposed due to the constant influence of wind and water. Excursion to the observation cliff. Prepare to be amazed with a stunning view of the surroundings.|
In the evening program a Russian banya on the shore of Lake Baikal waits for you. It is a must-do thing in Russia. Later ona captain dinner.
|7||Listvyanka – Irkutsk||09.00 – 11.00||The end of the cruise. Transfer to Irkutsk (hotels and airport).|
S-Cruises expeditions are unique cruises to some of the most remote corners of Russia and the world.
- Baikal from south to north in a week
- The largest and the most comfortable ship on Lake Baikal
- Beauty of almostun attached taiga. Its wilderness andsplendor
- Remote corners of the “Siberian Sea”
- Magical places of Baikal and the world of shamans
- Russian banya on the shore of Lake Baikal and swimming in hot springs
- Lectures and cruise talks about Lake Baikal from an experienced guide
- Anticipating your needs and the best care from S-Cruises management team
ONBOARD GUIDE & GUARANTEE EXCURSIONS IN ENGLISH
Services of guides speaking other foreign languages can be provided at additional cost.
- Dates 2020
|DATES||DAYS / NIGHTS||ITINERARY||QUOTE|
|07/06 - 13/06||7 / 6||Irkutsk – Taltsy – Listvyanka(cruise departure)–Ogoy Island– Cape Shamanka–Ushkan Islands–Chivyrkuy Gulf–Khakusy–Olkhon Island–Sandy Bay–Listvyanka(cruise completion) – Irkutsk|
|09/09 - 15/09||7 / 6||Irkutsk – Taltsy – Listvyanka(cruise departure)–Ogoy Island– Cape Shamanka–Ushkan Islands–Chivyrkuy Gulf–Khakusy–Olkhon Island–Sandy Bay–Listvyanka(cruise completion) – Irkutsk|
- Rates 2020
|Cabin Category||TWIN STANDARD||TWIN STANDARD||SINGLE||TWIN STANDARD||SUITE||SUITE||SUITE|
|Maxcapacity||2 pax||2 pax||1 pax||1 pax||4 pax||3 pax||3 pax|
Single occupancy of a Twin cabin or Suite + 1000% supplement.
Rates are quoted in EUR per person per cruise (commissionable); Service and rates are valid from one cabin.
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We invite you to explore Russia with comfort and enjoy the diversity of both modern and ancient cities along the way between two Russia capitals: Moscow and Saint Petersburg. Sail along the picturesque Volga – the largest in Russia, Moscow Canal, Svir & Neva rivers, boundless Ladoga & Onega lakes you will be impressed once and forever.