| Day 1st
Arrival at Vladivostok airport.
Meeting at the airport.
Transfer to hotel in Vladivostok.
| Day 2nd
Vladivostok City tour:
- visit to the Vladivostok railway station, the place where the Trans-Siberian railway originates;
- visit to the Sea Station;
- visit to the "SUBMARINE C-56" museum, Navy headquarters external survey, “KORABELNAYA EMBANKMENT”;
- boat trip in the waters of the Amur Bay and the Golden Horn Bay;
- visit to the Vladivostok fortress museum. “SPORTIVNAYA NABEREZHNAYA”.
| Day 3rd
Visit the "RUSSKY" island, “NOVOSILTSEVSKAYA” battery, where a beautiful view of the “RUSSIAN” bridge, visit “VOROSHILOVSKAYA”
battery, visit Primorsky Aquarium, dolphin show.
Visit the view point at the “PRIMORSKY STAGE OF THE MARIINSKY THEATRE”, visit the “TSAREVICH EMBANKMENT”.
| Day 4th
Visit a very beautiful place – lighthouse. Stroll.
A visit to the beach "Steklyniy", where instead of a mask is very beautiful stones and glass, finished by water. Access to the beach "Shamora»
Lunch "Russian barbecue».
Return to town. Along the way, you can visit the Museum "The XXI century technology" - there are many tanks and military equipment,
| Day 5th
Visiting Museum of Local lore – mail museum of Vladivostok
Visiting fish market. Shopping
Visiting Botanic gardens or Casino “Tigre De Cristal”
Dinner in local restaurant
Transfer to the airport
20:25 Departure by S7 6201 to Irkutsk
22:45 Arrive Irkutsk
Transfer to the Hotel “Courtyard by Marriot”
| Day 6th
Breakfast at the hotel restaurant
07:00 transfer to the railway station to take Circum Baikal train
07:46 start excursion
- The Old Baikal Railway is the unique monument of engineering architecture. It is “a golden buckle on the steel belt of Russia”.
This section of 84 km was the hardest on the entire trans-Siberian Railway (from Kultuk to Baikal stations). By the amount of
various constructional works carried out per 1 km, the Old Baikal Railway surpasses all the other railways of the world.
This section numbers 424 engineering structures which include 38 tunnels with the total length 9063 m., 15 stone galleries
with the total length 295 m and iron-concrete galleries with holes, 248 bridges and viaducts, 268 retaining walls. Tunnels and
galleries of the Old Baikal Railway are unique for being constructed by non-typical projects and were not reconstructed in the
following years thus preserving the initial idea of architects and engineers of the early XX-th century.
Lunch during one stop
17:05 arrival in Port Baikal (last station), take ferry to Listvianka village
18:00 arrival in Listvianka
Visit Baikal lake museum
- It is a unique museum which exposition is devoted to the history of Baikal explorations, its fauna and flora. It features Baikal
fishes, stuffed birds and animals, samples of bottom sediments and Baikal minerals and different exhibits found during the
scientific expeditions. You will be amazed how beautiful and unique is the world of this sacred lake! You will also have a unique
possibility to see the representatives of the underwater world making a virtual diving in bathyscaphe to the bottom of Baikal.
Dinner at the local restaurant in Listvianka
Transfer to Hotel “Krestovaya Pad”
| Day 7th
Breakfast at the htl restaurant
10:00 city-tour in Listvianka village
- Listvyanka, the closest to Irkutsk tourist center is famous for Baikal museum of Limnological institute with its aquariums featuring
Baikal fishes and seals. Famous Shaman-rock, wrapped into a wonderful, but rather sad legend, is visible from the observation
point of Cherskii stone.
In the local market you have the possibility not only to buy different kinds of souvenirs and hand-made crafts from stone, wood,
glass and birch bark made by Siberian artists, but also taste cold and hot smoked Baikal fish - omul, umber and white-fish.
Visiting chairlift to the view-point Chersky stone
Lunch at a local restaurant. after lunch transfer to Irkutsk
Visit "Taltzy" museum on route
- Architectural-ethnographical museum "Taltsy" is a real treasury of cultural and historical monuments of the Eastern Siberian peoples.
The museum is located on the picturesque right bank of the Angara, 47 km from Irkutsk en route to Baikal. The museum features
40 historic-architectural monuments and 8000 exhibits with big historical value. The museum attracts its visitors not only with rich
natural landscapes, but also with the possibility of finding out more about material and spiritual culture of Baikal peoples - the Russians,
the Buryats and the Evenks.
Arrive Irkutsk, small city-tour
Dinner in local restaurant
21:30 transfer to airport
23:55 Departure to Vladivostok by S7 6202
| Day 8th
06:00 Arrival at Vladivostok airport.
07:00 Accommodation near the hotel, rest.
11:15 Transfer to Vladivostok Airport.