SERIES Tour to LAKE BAIKAL
Arrival IKT from Ulaanbaatar by MO flight (1930/2100). Transfer to Marriott Courtyard.
After breakfast to Listvyanka. On the way visit to an open-air wooden architecture museum “Taltsy”. In the museum you’ll see the
cruise visit to a local fish market where you’ll see a great variety of fish. Overnight in Listvyanka.
After breakfast visit a local biological museum that also has a set of aquariums. There is one with the only mammal representative, the
Baikal Seal, in it. Your guide will show you the famous Shaman Rock and tell you the legend about the naughty Angara River.
Lunch at the local restaurant. Take a chairlift to get to a nearby view point. There you’ll get a chance to take panoramic pictures of Baikal
from above. Visit to a local 19th century wooden St.Nicolas church. Enjoy your visit to a fascinating Baikal seal show(Nerpinarium).
Overnight in Listvyanka.
Breakfast. Transfer to pier. Take a ferry to get to the old train station named Port Baikal where you’ll start your day-long trip on the
historical train. The train will make stops at historically important villages on the way, which gives you a chance to walk around and take
beautiful pictures of the monuments of engineering, architecture and nature. The guide will take you through the longest tunnel on the
railway; will show you the water pump towers that used to pump water for the steam train. Lunch in the Polovinnaya station served by a
“Babushka” (an elderly Russian lady). Return to Irkutsk late in the evening. Transfer to the hotel. Check-in. Overnight.
Whole day IKT city tour: starts at the historical part of the city: Epiphany Cathedral, the oldest stone-structure Church of our Saviour and the
only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, Polish Roman Catholic Church. The tour leads you through the Kirov Square and circus, taking you to the
main street of Irkutsk, the Karl Marks Street. You’ll walk along the street to get to the Angara river embankment.
Right there, where the monument to Alexander III is, all young people gather, so you’ll have a chance to see “the youth culture” of Irkutsk.
Complete the tour with the visit to the historical district of famous wooden buildings. Free time. After dinner transfer to the airport by flight to