This cruise operate aboard two comfort-class cruise vessels, Tatyana and Sibiryak, and takes part of the following itinerary: Listvyanka – Circum-Baikal Railway – Peschanaya bay – Olkhon – Maloye More – Olkhon – Chivyrkuysky Gulf – Maloye More – Peschanaya bay – Circum-Baikal Railway – Listvyanka. In accordance with their point of departure or arrival, they may be preceded or followed by stays on Olkhon Island, in Listvyanka, and other places of Lake Baikal.
This particular cruise is a wonderful option for those travellers who wish to combine land itinerary and travel by water. You will leave Listvyanka, a village on Lake Baikal closest to Irkutsk, to discover the Circum-Baikal Railway that was part of the Trans-Siberian before the hydropower station was constructed in Irkutsk. You will go hiking in the amaziing landscape of Peschanaya bay (Sandy bay) that will make you think of the Mediterranean. Sailing northwards, you will approach the rocks of Sagan-Zaba to discover rock paintings and finally reach Olkhon Island from where you may continue your journey.
Before the cruise : old Circum-Baikal railway and Listvyanka village.
After the cruise: Olkhon Island, Ust-Barguzin and the Zabaikalsky National Park, Severobaikalsk.
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The price is subject to change due to fuel costs. The trip is priced assuming accommodation in 4-berth cabin. Triple cabin supplement is 4000 RUB per person. Twin cabin supplement is 12000 RUB per person.
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