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Baikal Smart Travel website helps travelers from the whole world to get actual and useful information about Baikal Lake.
On this page, you can choose a Baikal tour or create your own! If you didn’t find a route you need, write to me, and I will do my best to help you.

Baikal regular tours booking

Group tours for everyone!
Book a tour for the appropriate day only:
– Monday for Taltsy and Bol’shiye Koty ferry tour
– Tuesday for Irkutsk tour
– Wednesday for Listvyanka tour
– Thursday for Taltsy tour
– Friday for Listvyanka and Circum-Baikal Railway ferry tour
We will inform you of your reservation status within 24 hours by email.

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Baikal Personalized tours

Your trip – your rules!
Personalized tours provide by your wishes!
– Book a tour for a date you want
– Book a ferry trip to any place on Baikal
– Visit Listvyanka, Taltsy, Ulan-Ude, or another city
– Make a walking tour in Arshan, Warm Lakes, Olkhon Island, and many other different places
– We can combine different tours for your convenience

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So, where do you want to go to Baikal?

Baikal walking trails

Great Baikal Trail

Popularity: 7/10
Difficulty: very hard
Duration: about three days

Route features:
– Walking through Siberian forest
– Visiting a few small Baikal villages
– First two points of the route are the most popular and easy

Circum-Baikal Railway

Popularity: 9/10
Difficulty: very easy
Duration: 1-2 days

Route features:
– Architecture of train tunnels built in the 19th century
– Walking along Baikal shore
– A short ferry trip at the end of the route

Olkhon Island

Popularity: 10/10
Difficulty: easy
Duration: 2-3 days

Route features:
– Visiting Shaman Rock and other sights of the island
– Chance to see Baikal seal Nerpa in wildlife
– Learn local people culture

Arshan

Popularity: 9/10
Difficulty: very easy
Duration: 1-2 days

Route features:
– Rising on the Peak of love
– Visiting hot springs in Zhemchug village
– Visiting the forest of tears

Cherskiy Peak

Popularity: 6/10
Difficulty: normal
Duration: 1-2 days

Route features:
– Rising on the Cherskiy Peak
– Visiting Devil’s gate and Heart lake

Warm Lakes

Popularity: 6/10
Difficulty: normal
Duration: 1-2 days

Route features:
– Visiting the Relict forest and Warm Lakes
– Rising on Talcinskiy Peak and mountain Monomakh Hat

How looks your Irkutsk tour?

Irkutsk Regular Tour

Open your mind to a new experience!

What’s inside the tours?

In the period from the 20th of May and the 20th of September, the next guide tours are available:

Route details:

  • Churches built in the 17-19 centuries
  • City History Museum and Ethnic Museum
  • Restaurants of Buryat and Russian cuisine
  • Visit Irkutsk touristic area
  • The architecture of Irkutsk buildings of 18th century
  • Guided tours every Tuesday
  • 2000 per person
  • All payments are in the tour price: (Museum tickets, having a Siberian meal)
  • 10-15 tourists in a group
  • A tour in Irkutsk takes about 6 hours

Route details:

  • Museum of Baikal Nature
  • Listvyanka Nerpinarium with Baikal seals
  • Listvyanka fish and souvenir market
  • Baikal arboretum
  • Visit the “Cherskiy stone” observation point
  • Guided tours every Wednesday
  • 3000 per person
  • All payments are in the tour price: (transfer to Listvyanka, Baikal museum tickets, Baikal arboretum tickets, Nerpinarium tickets, transfer to Cherskiy Stone, having a Siberian meal)
  • 10-15 tourists in a group
  • A tour in Listvyanka takes about 6 hours

Route details:

  • Wooden architecture of Siberia
  • Acquaintance with the culture of indigenous peoples of Siberia
  • Taste traditional dishes of Siberian people
  • Test your skills in various conventional crafts
  • Feel a life of peasant of 18th century
  • Guided tours every Thursday
  • 2500 per person
  • All payments are in the tour price: (transfer to Taltsy, having a Siberian meal)
  • 10-15 tourists in a group
  • A tour in Taltsy takes about 6 hours

Book your Baikal ferry tour!

Baikal ferry trip

Between the 20th of May and the 20th of September, the next ferry tours are available:

Ferry tour 1: Taltsy and Bol’shiye Koty

Route description:

  • Start time: 9:00
  • Finish time: 18:00
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Price: 5100 roubles per person
  • Max amount of passengers: 12 people
  • Tours day: on Mondays

Route timing:

9:00 10:00 – pick up all passengers by car
10:00 –11:00 – transporting to Taltsy
11:00 – 15:00 – guide tour in Taltsy with traditional Siberian dinner
15:00 – 17:00 – ferry trip on Baikal to Bolshie Koty and Bay of Love
17:00 – 18:00 – ferry trip on Angara river to Irkutsk

Ferry tour 2: Listvyanka and Circum-Baikal Railway

Route description:

  • Start time: 9:00
  • Finish time: 18:00
  • Duration: 9 hours
  • Price: 5100 roubles per person
  • Max amount of passengers: 12 people
  • Tours day: on Mondays

Route timing:

9:00 10:00 – pick up all passengers by car
10:00 –11:00 – transporting to Taltsy
11:00 – 15:00 – guide tour in Taltsy with traditional Siberian dinner
15:00 – 17:00 – ferry trip on Baikal to Bolshie Koty and Bay of Love
17:00 – 18:00 – ferry trip on Angara river to Irkutsk