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Circum-Baikal Retro Train

Destination:
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
Days
Highlights
  • Travel aboard retro train in the atmosphere of the 19th century
  • Opportunity to enjoy enchanting Baikal sceneries all along the route
  • Discovery of the unique constructions of the Circum-Baikal Railway
Tour Overview

The train follows the route Irkutsk - Port Baikal - Irkutsk weekly from May till October. It departs on Friday evening and arrives on Sunday evening. In July-August additional departures on Tuesday are possible with return to Irkutsk on Thursday. Please get more specific information while booking.

The train consists of cars of the following categories: compartment cars, lounge cars and a dining-car. The interior of cars as well as train staff uniform is done in retro style. Every compartment of thematic lounge car is decorated in different themes: railway, literature, revolution, peasants, painting, cinema/music, sea and technics. The second lounge car is designed in style of "The Circum-Baikal Railway history". One of compartments cars is decorated in the style of the time of Nicholas II.

Sightseeing and entertainment programme will be offered to you during the train stops. The dining-car staff will cook tasty breakfast, lunch and dinner for you.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
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  • Day 2
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  • Day 3
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        Detailed description
        New departures available soon
        Price includes
        • Russian-speaking guide services
        • Transport as per itinerary
        • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
        Price does not include
        • English-speaking guide
        • Meals
        • Administrative registration
        • Personal expenses and tips
        • Visa fees and travel insurance
        For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
        Note

        The price is given for compartment car accommodation (4-berth cabins). Lounge car accommodation (2-berth cabins) costs 7500 RUB / pers. (please contact us to book)

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