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Trekking To The Source Of The Lena River

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
  • Almost complete isolation
  • Discovery of wild nature of the reserve where any human activity is forbidden
  • Possibility to see wild animals
Tour Overview

Hiking in the protected nature of the Baikalo-Lensky nature reserve, discovery of amazing sceneries of Lake Baikal and wild taiga, and unforgettable adventure in the company of forestry officers devoted to the reserve - here is what this tour have to offer. On trekking days we will spend nights in winter huts heated with stoves, that will allow us to avoid carrying tents. Nevertheless, you will carry your personal belongings and sleeping bags, food will be divided among all participants. This trekking does not require a special training, but it is necessary to have a good level of fitness and to be used to hike for long distances. Any help in preparing meals is very welcome.

Almost total absence of mosquitoes, abundance of wild animals and shallow fords defined the travel period for this tour. Five days of autonomous trekking with hikes from 10 km/6 mi to 25 km/16 mi a day off the beaten trial will offer you the plenitude of feelings.

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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  • Day 6
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  • Day 7
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  • Day 8
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  • Day 9
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  • Day 10
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  • Day 11
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  • Day 12
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                          Detailed description
                          New departures available soon
                          Price includes
                          • English-speaking guide
                          • Russian-speaking guide services
                          • Accommodation as per itinerary
                          • Transport as per itinerary
                          • Meals
                          • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
                          • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
                          • Banya
                          • Letter of invitation
                          Price does not include
                          • Medical insurance
                          • Administrative registration
                          • Personal expenses and tips
                          • Visa fees and travel insurance
                          • Transfer from airport / railway station on first day
                          • Transfer to airport / railway station on last day
                          • Sleeping bag rental
                          For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
                          Note

                          Disembarkation on the Ushkany Islands to see the seals is not included (1000-2000 RUB per person). Breakfast on Day 1 and lunch/dinner on Day 12 are not included.

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