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Baikal hiking on Olkhon island

Dates: 24-30 September
(per person)
620 €
guide service
Talcy museum fee
national park permit
Excludes:accommodation in Irkutsk
airfare to Irkutsk
visa fees
meals in cafes and restaraunts
Length: 500km by auto, 120km on foot
Start from Irkutsk

There are 26 islangs on Baikal lake, and Olkhon is biggest. Length is about 71km, maximum width is 15km. Landscape is mountainous with great views to Baikal. Olkhon is geographical, historical and sacred centre of the lake with ancient legends.

Tour leader - Evgeny Karachakov

List of equipment
- trekking shoes

- rain jacket, pants, fleece pullover, thermal underwear, socks (2 pairs of cotton and 1 pairs of warm trekking socks), cap, raincoat

- the dishes (mug, spoon, bowl and knife)

- forehead lamp

- matches, personal first-aid kit, dental paste with tooth brush, tissue

day description km
1 day 1. 24th Sept. Transfer to Listvianka (2 hours). Visiting Talzy museum, open air wooden architecture complex. Listvianka is small village on shore of Baikal lake close to source of Angara river. Returning to Irkutsk.
2 day 2. 25th Sept. Transfer to Olkhon island (6 hours). Accommodation in guesthouse in Khuzyr village.
3 day 3. 26th Sept. Hiking around Khuzhyr, visiting Shamanka rock and Cape Burkhan, sacred place of Buryat shamans. Accommodation in guesthouse.
4 day 4. 27th Sept. Hiking to Kharanzy cape with a nice view to part of Baikal called Maloe more (Small sea). We will pass sandy areas and pine tree forest. Accommodation in guesthouse.
5 day 5. 28th Sept. Transfer to Cape Hoboi, northern point of Olkhon island. Accommodation in guesthouse.
6 day 6. 29th Sept. Hiking on Olkhon island. Accommodation in guesthouse.
7 day 7. 30th Sept. Transfer to Irkutsk.


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