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CRUISE THE HEART OF BAIKAL

Route: Maloye More(the Small Sea) Peschanaya Bay Circum-Baikal railway (CBR) Listvyanka Settlement
Schedule of excursions: August, 05-07 (for individuals), as for the groups the dates can be various
Number of people in group: 2-12

Cruise program:

Day 1. (05.08) Islands of Maloe More (the Small Sea). Olkhon Island
Breakfast on board the ship
The end of the cruises Golden Ring of Baikal" and "Mini golden ring of Baikal.
Disembarkation of tourists in the village of Sakhurta (MRS).
After disembarking passengers, departure to one of the bays of the Small Sea.
The beginning of the cruise The Heart of Baikal.
Embarkation is from 2 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Sakhyurta (MRS) wharf on Maloe More (the Small Sea)
Dinner on board the ship
Having passed the strait the motor ship goes to the Great Baikal, the lakes middle basin with a maximum depth of 1400 meters, and passes along picturesque western lake shore to the south.
If the water is calm sightseeing stop at the white marble rock Sagan-Zaba and viewing rock paintings (petroglyphs) of III-V centuries AD are possible on the way. The academician Okladnikov says: petroglyphs of Sagan-Zaba are the real pearl of ancient culture and art of the peoples of Eastern Siberia. Its the complex of all known rock paintings on the entire territory from Ural to the Pacific ocean due to their composition, writing and diversity of scenes.
Arrival in Sennaya Bay which is a cordon of Baikal National Park is in the evening. In the evening one can visit Russian banya located on the shore of Lake Baikal.
Dinner and overnightnon board the motor ship.
The distance of the voyage is 120 kilometers, time is 8-10 hours.

Day 2. (06.08) Pearl of Baikal
Breakfast on board the ship
As an option one can have a walking tour along Baikal shore from Sennaya Bay to Peschanaya Bay (6 kilometers). The excursion route takes place along the picturesque mountain path, Primorsky Range. Peschanaya Bay is famous for its stilted trees, magnificent sea views from the cliffs surrounding the bay and a great sandy beach. The motor ship will wait in the bay. Lunch on board the ship
Passage to Circum-Baikal railway (CBR).
Circum-Baikal Railway is a unique historical and cultural complex including monuments of history, technology, engineering, nature and absolutely unique landscapes. Constructive works and civilian objects left by past cultural epoch the most directly touch with geocomplexes.
Circum-Baikal Railway surpassed all the built railway lines in the world by the number of various kinds of objects per 1 km of track and the difficulty of their implementation. Its considered to be the most beautiful railway among all the others in the world. There are about 39 tunnels, 500 grooves, culverts, bridges and viaducts including 6 grooves, 15 stone culverts, 411 small metal bridges and so forth on the railway.
The motor ship stops for a night in one of the convenient bays of Circum-Baikal Railway.
Walking guided tour through abandoned tunnels and galleries.
Dinner and overnight stay on board the motor ship.
The distance of the voyage is 100 kilometers, travel time is about 8 hours.

Day 3. (07.08) Farewell to Baikal
Breakfast on board the motor ship.
Passage to Listvyanka, located at the source of the Angara River, after breakfast (2 hours). The end of the cruise.
At 12:00 p.m. disembarkation on the main wharf of Listvyanka opposite the largest hotel on Lake Baikal "Mayak" hotel.
The distance of the voyage is 20-30 kilometers, travel time is about 1-2 hours.
The price includes:

The price includes:

  • excursions
  • accommodation aboard the ship
  • meals (FB)
  • fees for visits to national parks
  • the medical insurance
  • guide services
  • fishing kits
  • on-board sauna use
  • insurance
  • use of the sauna on motor board
  • use of a motor boat in good weather
  • information material provided prior to travel
     

Discounts:

  • children under 3 years old free of charge (without a seat)
  • children from 3 to 7 years old - 10%
  • children from 7 to 12 years old - 5%
     

The time of embarkation and disembarkation can be changed, additionally specify when booking a cruise.
 

Price:

Steam-ship class comfort
Double accommodation
Dates of the tour: from 05th August to 07th August
A single cabin
(dollars per person)
A double cabin
(dollars per person)
single occupancy double occupancy single occupancy
580 580 740
Accommodation in a family cabin
triple occupancy four-seater accommodation
490 400

 

 

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