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Olkhon and the Ushkany Islands

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
  • Exploration of two largest islands of Lake Baikal
  • Observation of endemic freshwater seal of the Baikal
  • Various activities: trekking, 4x4, cruise
Tour Overview

This unique trip offers you to discover largest islands of Lake Baikal: Olkhon Island and the Ushkany Archipelago. By 4x4, boat and on foot you will explore the nicest places of the Baikal in summer, visit Chivyrkuysky Gulf and its hot springs.

Baikal Nerpa (endemic freshwater seal) observation takes an important place in the list of discoveries and we will watch over them closely having disembarked on one of the Ushkany Islands.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
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  • Day 2
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  • Day 3
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  • Day 4
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  • Day 5
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            Detailed description
            New departures available soon
            Price includes
            • English-speaking guide
            • Accommodation as per itinerary
            • Transport as per itinerary
            • Meals
            • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
            • Banya
            • Letter of invitation
            Price does not include
            • Medical insurance
            • Administrative registration
            • Personal expenses and tips
            • Visa fees and travel insurance
            For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
            Note

            Breakfast on Day 1, lunch on Day 1, 5 and dinner on Day 5 are not included. Disembarkation on the Ushkany Islands to see the seal colony is not paid. The amount to be paid on the spot is 2000 RUB per person.

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