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The Summit Of Svyatoy Nos

This tour is not available and is archived.
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
Highlights
  • Amazing views of the two largest gulfs of the lake and surrounding landscapes
  • Trekking/ascent of the largest peninsula of Lake Baikal
Tour Overview

This ascent will take you up the nose to discover an unbelievable 360° panorama of the most beautiful places on Lake Baikal: you will see Barguzinsky and Chivyrkuysky Gulfs and their islets, the Ushkany Archipelago and Olkhon Island. This hike is pretty challenging and requires a good level of fitness. Yet, it is well worth the effort becausethe views available from this wild, high peak are splendid beyond belief. However, those who prefer a less intensive hike will be able to climb up to an observation point located halfway to the topthat still offers a superb view of the lake.

 

The SvyatoyNos Peninsula is the biggest one on Lake Baikal. Its length is 53 km/33 mi and its width is up to 20 km (13 mi). Its summit reaches 1877 m/6160 ft. The peninsula is part ofZabaikalsky National Park. On SvyatoyNos there is a large population of brown bears, which numbers not less than 80 individuals.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Morning leave for the peninsula by 4X4. We will follow the tongue of sand that makes a peninsula of this big island and separates the two largest gulfs of Lake Baikal. This sand beach of more than 20 km/13 mi long is also the longest on the lake. Ascent of the summit or to the viewing point. Lunch (picnic) on the top. Return to Ust-Barguzin in the evening.
    Detailed description
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    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
    • 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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