Great Baikal Trail 2020-03-17T13:35:48+00:00

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Popularity 10/10
Availability 10/10
Complexity 9/10
  • The most popular and difficult route in Baikal

  • Ferry trip is available

The Great Baikal Trail

The Most Popular. The Most Wild

Popularity

Availability

Complexity

The most popular and difficult route in Baikal

Ferry trip is available

The Great Baikal Trail

The Most Popular. The Most Wild

One of the most popular routes on Baikal. The route includes six points:
Listvyanka – Bol’shie Koty – Pad’ Kadil’naya – Bol’shoe Goloustnoe – Peshanaya Bay – Bugul’deyka
Great Baikal Trail is not a big route, but a trip to to the end point Bugul’deyka can take a few days. There are popular ways to travel among tourists – to reach some point by foot, Bol’shoe Goloustnoe for example and come back to Irkutsk by route taxi. From some points you can come back only by a ferry. Be careful: in touristic season it is always better to buy tickets for route buses or ferries in advance.

Baikal Attractions

On the Top of a Hill

  • Route length – about 200 km
  • It’s possible to finish your trip in Bol’shoe Goloustnoe and come back to Irkutsk by a route minibus
  • Ferries take off from Bol’shie Koty to Listvyanka

The Great Baikal Trail is one of the best routes for tourists traveling to enjoy views of nature. To the left side of the trail you will see mountains of the Primorskiy Ridge and Baikal Lake from the right. Beautiful views, fresh air, hungry wolves and unforgettable memories – it is the Great Baikal Trail!

Baikal Attractions

The Trail goes along the Lake

Baikal Attractions

A Place for Rest

How to get to the Great Baikal Trail

The route starts in Listvyanka, so we describe the way to reach this village.

A car trip will very short thanks to a perfect road. On weekends can be a traffic jam.

If you are travel in a big company, go by taxi will be a good option for you. You will have to pay about 1500 roubles.

The most popular way is to go by minibuses that takes off each 20 minutes from Central Market and Bus Station. You can find these places on Irkutsk Map. The price of a minibus ticket is 150 roubles; the road takes 50 minutes.

Another way is to go by ferry on Angara River. It is not cheap, however, we can organize Baikal ferry trip for you, just fill in the request form here.

Great Baikal Trail map

Great Baikal Trail

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