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Dog Sled Ride

Destination: Lake Baikal
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
1 Day
February - March
Highlights
  • Opportunity to feel like a true musher
  • Exciting amusement as for children and adults
  • Discovery of snow-covered taiga and the Baikal ice field
  • Visit of the husky farm
Tour Overview

An excellent possibility for those who have only one day to explore Listvyanka and all beauties of Baikal Region. 

This tour is operated between the village of Listvyanka and Chernaya valley. Driving your dog sled pulled by Baikal huskies you will travel through snow-covered taiga to reach "Dark" valley called so because of dense forest around where our welcoming inn is located. We will go back by the frozen lake or the woods - depending on the season.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Dog sled ride through taiga
    Listvyanka
  • 10:00
    Morning meeting in the dog-sledding centre
    We will meet the dogs and receive all the instruction necessary to drive a dogsled.
  • 10:30
    Start of our dog sled ride
    We ride through taiga towards Chernaya valley (16 km/10 mi north of Listvyanka).
  • 13:00
    Lunch
    Hot lunch in the open air on the way
  • 14:00
    Return to Listvyanka
    Return on a dog sled to Listvyanka by the lake or by taiga - depending on the season.
  • 18:00
    Arrival in Listvyanka. End of the programme.
Photo of the day
Route
Listvyanka
Detailed description
New departures available soon
Price includes
  • Dog sled rental
  • Lunches
  • Russian-speaking guide services
Price does not include
  • English-speaking guide
  • Medical insurance
  • Administrative registration
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Visa fees and travel insurance
  • Letter of invitation
  • Transfers
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

This tour has an open date. Please contact us for more information. English speaking guide service supplement 5 300 RUB / day.

Reviews
No reviews anymore or no reviews at all for this tour. Below reviews for destination:
4.33
4.33
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5.00
Work of BaikalNature office before and during travel / customer support
3.00
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4.00
Quality of transport / transfers
4.00
Quality of meals
5.00
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5.00
Quality and originality of visits / attractions / events
Veronika
From 29 July 2021 to 3 August 2021
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourBaikal tour
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
The trip was exactly prepared how we wanted :))
BaikalNature's reply
Thank you!
4.00
4.00
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4.00
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3.00
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4.00
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4.00
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5.00
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4.00
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Claire
From 25 February 2021 to 2 March 2021
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourVoyage au Baïkal en famille
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Nous avons vraiment passé un excellent séjour au Baïkal et en gardons tous de merveilleux souvenirs.
BaikalNature's reply
Nous vous remercions vivement pour votre confiance. Au plaisir de vous revoir parmi nos voyageurs !
4.67
4.67
Total score
5.00
Work of BaikalNature office before and during travel / customer support
4.00
Quality of accommodation
5.00
Quality of transport / transfers
4.00
Quality of meals
5.00
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5.00
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Peter
From 27 February 2021 to 6 March 2021
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourKingdom of Ice Individuel
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Une expérience de voyage fantastique. Guidé par des professionnels Bon rapport qualité-prix. Je recommande absolument ce voyage
BaikalNature's reply
Merci, Peter, pour l'appréciation du travail de notre agence. Au plaisir de vous revoir parmi nos voyageurs !
4.67
4.67
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5.00
Work of BaikalNature office before and during travel / customer support
4.00
Quality of accommodation
5.00
Quality of transport / transfers
4.00
Quality of meals
5.00
Friendliness and professionalism of guides / management
5.00
Quality and originality of visits / attractions / events
Nathalie and Frederic
From 15 February 2021 to 19 February 2021
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
It was a wonderful trip with a lot of fun and magnificent landscapes. Our guide, Maria, was really great with a lot of useful explanations and kindness. Sasha, the owner of the buggy was also very kind and allow our kids to drive and to enjoy our trip. We definitely recommend Baikal Nature and this tour in order to mix the discovery of Baikal lake and to feel as the only ones on the ice.
4.50
4.50
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5.00
Work of BaikalNature office before and during travel / customer support
4.00
Quality of accommodation
4.00
Quality of transport / transfers
4.00
Quality of meals
5.00
Friendliness and professionalism of guides / management
5.00
Quality and originality of visits / attractions / events
Dirk
From 4 March 2020 to 11 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourIndividual Grand Crossing Tour
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
This was a very good organised trip over the lake. I worked very well with Olga. It was a nice cooperation. some remarks: - The homestay in Ust-Barguzin could have been better. If I knew that there were two families and how the beds were divided, then I could have prepared the group and it would be less chaotic. - Some of the group were disappointed that we didn't walk all the way. On the first day
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BaikalNature's reply
Thank you for your feedback! We would like to give you some comments about the tour. - Large groups always have to be divided into several houses, since it is not a hotel, it's a house of a local. Such number of places can’t be provided by one homestay. Please, feel free to ask us a better hotel, we are always ready to follow your requests. -Perhaps the drivers misunderstood you because of the lang
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