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Horseback Ride In Taiga

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
September
Highlights
  • Exciting route off the beaten trail
  • Panoramic view on the lake, Listvyanka and the Angara river's source
  • Association with docile, reliable and smart animals
Tour Overview

Immersion in the Baikal taiga on horses and discovery of the flora and fauna of the Pribaikalsky National Reserve - here is what this saddle tour offers you. During the ride you will ascend by the taiga trail the Chersky mount with a great panoramic view on the lake.

The tour is designed for experienced riders who are at ease while walking and trotting.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Horseback ride in taiga
    Listvyanka
  • 11:00
    Gathering of the group
    *Your tour-manager will inform you about the place and time of the meeting in advance. Optionally, it's possible to organize a transfer from the hotel.
  • 12:00
    Briefing and acquaintance with horses
  • 12:50
    Itinerary to Chersky mount
    We will start our ride from Krestovaya valley by the lonely taiga trail. Then, we will o up on horseback to Chersky mount. The ascent is high enough but our horses are absolutely ready for this. at the top there is a great panoramic view of the Lake Baikal, of the Angara river source and even of the majestic mounts of Khamar-Daban.
  • 14:00
    Lunch
    Picnic (lunch-boxes with hot tea).
  • 16:00
    Return to Listvyanka
    End of the programme.
Photo of the day
Route
Listvyanka
Detailed description
New departures available soon
Price includes
  • Russian-speaking guide services
  • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
  • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
  • Horse and equipment rental
  • Lunches
Price does not include
  • English-speaking guide
  • Personal expenses and tips
  • Transfers
For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
Note

The excursion can be organised any day with an open departure. It is possible to be accompanied by English-speaking guide on this tour. Please contact us for the price.

Reviews
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5.00
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4.00
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4.00
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4.00
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5.00
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5.00
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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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5.00
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Pierre
From 5 March 2020 to 12 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Nous avons grandement apprécié ce séjour hivernal autour du lac Baïkal. L'agence est très disponible pour nous aider à préparer le voyage et une fois sur place, notre guide a été aux petits soins, nous laissant tout le temps pour profiter du lac !
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5.00
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Hélène
From 21 February 2020 to 27 February 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
Je recommande Baikal nature pour la traversée du Baikal, c'est une agence sérieuse, Irina est très sympa et réactive. Tout le séjour s'est bien passé, et je n hésiterai pas à refaire appel à eux pour un futur séjour en Russie.
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5.00
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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
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Marc
From 26 February 2020 to 1 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
Custom tourVoyage au lac Baïkal en hiver
Would you like to travel with BaikalNature again? Yes!
un super voyage avec une super guide.
4.33
4.33
Total score
5.00
Work of BaikalNature office before and during travel / customer support
5.00
Quality of accommodation
5.00
Quality of transport / transfers
4.00
Quality of meals
3.00
Friendliness and professionalism of guides / management
4.00
Quality and originality of visits / attractions / events
Gérard
From 26 February 2020 to 8 March 2020
Destination: Lake Baikal
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