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Barguzinsky And Chivyrkuysky Gulfs

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
  • Discovery of two largest gulfs of Lake Baikal
  • Various activities: hiking, boating, 4x4 driving, discovering of the landscapes, bathing
Tour Overview

The Svyatoy Nos Peninsula forms the two largest gulfs of Lake Baikal - Chivyrkuysky and Barguzinsky. Chivyrkuysky Gulf is 26 km/16 mi long and its width varies between 6 and 12 km (4 and 7.5 mi). Its shores are beautifully embayed and covered with dense forest. The depth of the gulf usually does not exceed 10 m/32 ft that is why the water is relatively warm in summer - from 19° to 23°C (66° to 74°F). In some places the gulf abounds in fish.

Barguzinsky Gulf is the largest gulf of the lake: the gulf basin is over 700 sq km (270 sq mi). Its waters are known for plenty of fish.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
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    Detailed description
    New departures available soon
    Price includes
    • Lunches
    • Russian-speaking guide services
    • Transport as per itinerary
    • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
    • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
    Price does not include
    • English-speaking guide
    • Personal expenses and tips
    • Visa fees and travel insurance
    • Accommodation
    • Letter of invitation
    For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
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