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Irkutsk Walking City Tour

Destination: Lake Baikal
Easy - nothing more than normal walking while sight-seeing
Moderately Easy - 1-3 hours of physical activity daily
Moderate - 3-5 hours of physical activity daily
Challenging - 5-7 hours of challenging physical activity daily
Extreme - 7+ hours of challenging/extreme physical activity daily
Difficulty
Basic — most of nights in tents or rooms with shared WC, some nights in comfortable rooms.
Standard — most of nights in comfortable rooms, some nights in tents or rooms with shared WC.
Upgraded — all nights in comfortable rooms.
Comfort
Minimum age of the participant of this trip
1 Day
February - May
Highlights
  • Walk along the quay of the Angara river
  • See the city's cathedrals and temples
  • Capture the unique wooden architectural monuments
  • Discover the symbols of the city and of the region
  • have a lunch in the local restaurant
  • Visit the Decembrist's museum
  • Walk around the city with an English-speaking guide
Tour Overview

Irkutsk is the nearest city to Lake Baikal. For most tourists it’s a transit point before the journey to the lake. If you have a free day before or after your tour, this excursion would be a great opportunity to get acquainted the city closer. Our experienced guide will show you a historical city center; tell about its rich history.

Irkutsk, one of the largest cities in Siberia. Is called « the middle of the Earth” by right: there is a mixture of different cultures, of the past ages and of the present, colors of the wooden architecture and of the urbanism. For falling in love with this city, you should understand it!

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Discovering Irkutsk city
    Irkutsk
  • 10:00
    Meeting with your guide and acquaintance
    *The meeting place and time will be indicated by your tour manager in advance. for individual travellers and organised groups, the meeting place and time are open according to your suggestions.
  • 10:10
    Walking city-tour
    We start our excursion by the visit of the place where the city was founded, we will walk along the Angara river quay, we will see the Spasskaya Church and the Epiphany Cathedral. We will pass through the arc Moscow gates, will stop over near the monument to Alexander III and will walk along the Karl Marx street. Also, we will visit the 130th district.
  • 13:00
    Lunch in the local restaurant
  • 14:00
    Excursion to the museum of the Decembrists
    This museum is situated in the estate of the duke exiled to the Siberia. The Decembrists greatly influenced the development of the Siberia such as Irkutsk city.
Photo of the day
Route
Irkutsk
Detailed description
Departures
February, 22 2020
Start
-
February, 22 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
February, 25 2020
Start
-
February, 25 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
February, 26 2020
Start
-
February, 26 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
February, 28 2020
Start
-
February, 28 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
March, 02 2020
Start
-
March, 02 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
March, 05 2020
Start
-
March, 05 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
March, 08 2020
Start
-
March, 08 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
May, 16 2020
Start
-
May, 16 2020
End
Available: 4+
Status
57 $
Basic price per person
Price includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Lunches
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Optional activities
  • Transport
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

The price is indicated for a group of 4 persons minimum. If there less people in the group, the supplement is applied: - for a group of 3 participants, the supplement is 600 roubles / per person; - for a group of 2 participants, the supplement is 2000 roubles / per person; - for an individual traveller the supplement is 5500 roubles. The programme can be organised all the year round. According to your suggestions, the program can be extended by supplement visits and activities.

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From 18 August 2013 to 21 August 2013
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From 23 May 2012 to 23 May 2012
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I would definitely recommend Baikal Tours as your travel agency for Siberia. I will do more trips with this agency. I am an experienced traveller who can assess when a travel agency is professional and passionate about what they do. Regards, Alejandro B.
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