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Lake Baikal Fishing

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
5 Days
Highlights
  • Fishing accessible for everybody, all equipment is furnished
  • Visit of the Chivirkuysky Bay and Barguzin valley
  • Overnight in the real camping
  • Rest in wild nature
  • Aquaintance with the life of the local people
  • Picturesque landscapes of the Baikal autumn
Tour Overview

Lake Baikal is a unique place that becomes the dream destination for thousands people. However, it’s also known among fishermen all over the world. We suggest you the tour “Fishing on the lake Baikal” that is convenient for everybody: for the true fishermen and for the novices who have never tried the fishing tackle. You have possibility to hook grayling, pike and perch. Everybody will have a catch!

The fishing in the wilds is the best possibility to have a rest, to become revived or have a good time with your family and friends.

You will visit one of the most beautiful places on the lake Baikal - the Chivirkuysky and Barguzinsky bays, the Barguzin river. You will have a bank and boat fishing, have an overnight in the true camping and will taste the fish soup prepared on fire. Before the departure, there will be Russian banya and the farewell dinner in the homestay of Ust-Bargouzin village.

What can be better than the rest with fishing in one of the best places of the world?

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Way to the lake Baikal
    Ulan-Ude — Ust-Barguzin
  • Day 2
    Fishing in the Chivirkuysky Bay
    Ust-Barguzin — Chivirkuysky Bay
  • Day 3
    Continuation of the excursion
    Chivirkuysky Bay — Ust-Barguzin
  • Day 4
    Barguzin river
    Ust-Barguzin
  • Day 5
    Return to Ulan-Ude
    Ust-Barguzin — Ulan-Ude
  • 10:00
    Arrival to the airport of the
    Meeting with your driver. Departure to the village Ust-Bargouzin. Before the departure, you have possibility to come to the shop for buying all the necessary.
  • 13:00
    Lunch Not included
    We will have a lunch on way in the cafe of the buryat cuisine. Not included, payment on site in cash.
  • 15:00
    Arrival to Ust-Barguzin
    Ust-Barguzin is a little village near the lake Baikal. It was founded in 1648. For the village inhabitants the fishing is the main trade from the earliest times. The village and it's surroundings are very popular among the fishing amateurs in summer and winter. Also, every year there is a competition "Baikal fishing". Accommodation in the homestay. Rest.
  • 19:00
    Homemade dinner
  • 20:00
    Russian banya
  • Overnight in the homestay
Photo of the day
Route
Ulan-Ude — Ust-Barguzin
Accommodation
Accommodation in the homestay
Twin room in the homstay
Note

4 h transfer  (268km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Departure to the Chivirkuysky Bay
    The Chivirkuysky Bay is the second bay of the lake Baikal by its size. This gulf separates the continent from the Svyatoy Nos peninsula and it's considered as one of the most beautiful sites of the lake.
  • 12:00
    Arrival
    Setting up of the camping.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 14:00
    Fishing on the lake Baikal
    There are more then 53 species of fishes. Your instructor will tell you about peculiarities of fishing there. Everybody will catch something ! You have possibility to catch: pike, grayling and perch.
  • 19:00
    Dinner prepared on fire
  • Overnight in tent
Photo of the day
Route
Ust-Barguzin — Chivirkuysky Bay
Accommodation
Camping
Note

1 h transfer  (40km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Fishing on the bay
    For those who just want to have a rest it's possible to walk the trails passing in the taiga and along the shore. The landscapes of tee Barguzin valley are really impressive.
  • 13:00
    Lunch (picnic)
  • 15:00
    Return to Ust-Barguzin
    Accommodation in the homestay. Rest.
  • 19:00
    Homemade dinner
  • Overnight in the homestay
Photo of the day
Route
Chivirkuysky Bay — Ust-Barguzin
Accommodation
Accommodation in the homestay
Twin room in the homstay
Note

1 h transfer  (40km)

  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Departure to the Barguzin river
    The Barguzin river is one of the biggest rivers that flows into the lake Baikal. The approximate length of the river is 280 km. You have possibility to feel yourself as a real local fisherman.
  • 13:00
    Lunch
  • 14:00
    Continuation of fishing
  • 18:00
    Return and rest
  • 19:00
    Dinner
    During the fishing discussion of the results of the fishing. You can exchange emotions, photos and contacts.
  • Overnight in the homestay
Photo of the day
Route
Ust-Barguzin
Accommodation
Accommodation in the homestay
  • 09:00
    Breakfast
  • 10:00
    Transfer to Ulan-Ude
    Arrival to Ulan-Ude (to the airport, railway station or hotel). End of the programme.
Photo of the day
Route
Ust-Barguzin — Ulan-Ude
Note

4 h transfer  (268km)

Detailed description
New departures available soon
Price includes
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Transport as per itinerary
  • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
  • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
  • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
  • Letter of invitation
  • Russian-speaking guide services
  • Camping outfit rental
  • Meals according to the program
  • Tent rental
Price does not include
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Airline tickets
  • Optional activities
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

The indicated price is for the group of 5 persons. If the number of persons in the group is less, the price will be recalculated. Single supplement in the homestay is 2000 roubles. Overnight under the tents for 2 persons. The dates of the individual fishing can be changed. The fishing equipment is furnished.

Reviews
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Bernard
From 12 March 2017 to 20 March 2017
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourTraversée du lac Baïkal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Superbe voyage très dépaysant. Le guide Igor était très professionnel.
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Michel
From 7 March 2017 to 17 March 2017
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Tout était parfait, les transferts impeccables, Irina, Andrej, Janna et Anna furent des guides de qualité. Vous aviez parfaitement choisi les lieux de séjour et de repas La base Lada à Olkhone nous convenait parfaitement, nous avons eu l’occasion d’y rencontrer un charmant groupe féminin qui était aussi en villégiature pour quelques jours et qui comprenait une ancienne professeure de français…
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Catherine
From 2 March 2017 to 8 March 2017
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Un séjour grandiose et inoubliable à tout point de vue. Dans la description, il faudrait peut-être quand même préciser que pour faire les 2 jours de marche sur le lac, il vaut mieux être entrainé à marcher vite en cas de mauvaise météo. Ceci a été le cas pour nous le dimanche, avant d'arriver au campement. Heureusement notre guide Andreï a été parfait et notre groupe était homogène pour avoir une
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5.00
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4.00
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4.00
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4.00
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5.00
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Frédéric
From 5 March 2017 to 11 March 2017
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Très belle découverte que ce voyage. Qualité des prestations : en préparation (merci Anna); à Oulan Oudé, excellente guide (Natacha) Une simple recommandation : le guide principal devrait faire un débriefing chaque jour pour le lendemain afin que chacun puisse s'organiser; cela semblait par moment improvisé au dernier moment. Enfin, nous avons fait le circuit à l'envers et le début est un peu
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4.00
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4.00
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5.00
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Thierry
From 26 February 2017 to 9 March 2017
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Excellent séjour. Qualité de l'hébergement spartiate mais correcte. On ne s'inscrit pas à une randonnée si on veut du logement 5*. Accueil sympathique sans flagornerie de l'équipe de mushers. gastronomie simple et énergétique. Logement sympathiquement primitif et frais le matin (on ne traîne pas au lit). Encore une fois, on est pas sur du balnéaire. Bonne qualité du programme sur la traversée.
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