Winter Trekking

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
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.
  • Trekking within amazing sceneries
  • Discovery of genuine Siberian villages
Tour Overview

This trek from the village of Listvyanka to Bolshiye Koty is aimed at making you discover landscapes of the frozen Baikal and its crystal ice field. One of its advantages is the accessibility of a comparatively difficult adventure (18 km/11 mi to do in a day possibly in bad weather conditions) to anyone enjoying good health and loving hikes since we will only carry our personal belongings, our snack, and all elevation changes will come to nought. We will sleep in a warm home of locals and will taste local cuisine. We will visit the village of Bolshiye Koty and its surroundings and its small but nice museum about the lake.

Tour programme
  • Day 1
    Meeting in Listvyanka. Start of ice-trekking along the shore of frozen Lake Baikal. Lunch on ice (picnic). Arrival in Bolshiye Koty. Rest, dinner. Possible banya (at extra charge).
  • Day 2
    After breakfast a big walk northwards to Skriper cape, opportunity to climb the cape to admire a superb panorama of the lake. We will see enormous ice fields free from snow cover where one can see the bottom. Lunch in homestay. Return to Listvyanka by car. Arrival in Listvyanka by 5.00 pm. End of the programme.
      Detailed description
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      Price includes
      • English-speaking guide
      • Accommodation as per itinerary
      • Transport as per itinerary
      • Excursions and visits as per itinerary
      • Reserves and national parks entrance permissions
      • Letter of invitation
      • Ice studs for shoes
      Price does not include
      • Medical insurance
      • Administrative registration
      • Personal expenses and tips
      • Visa fees and travel insurance
      • Banya
      • Airline tickets
      For more info, please download the detailed description of the trip.
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