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Baikal Blue Ice and Silver Makeup Winter Tour 8

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Baikal(Lake Baikal)

Baikal ~ Overview

 

  • It is the deepest freshwater lake in the world (more than 1.6 km) and the oldest (before 25 million years ago). It is the North Sea of the Suwu Shepherd and the blue eyes of Siberia.
  • Lake Baikal is crescent-shaped, the lake is located in the basin terrain, surrounded by mountains and hills. The largest river is the Selenga River. The outflow river is the Angara River, a tributary of the Yenisei River. The outlet is located on the southwest side of the lake and flows north into the Arctic Sea. The great Russian writer Chekhov once described Lake Baikal: "The lake is clear and transparent. It is like seeing through the water through the air. Everything is vivid. The gentle green color is pleasing to the eye!
  • Official website of the Russian tourism authority ~ Irkutsk regionhttps://zho.russia.travel/irkutskaja/

 

Baikal ~ how to get there

 

There are two large cities near Lake Baikal-Irkutsk in the west and Ulan-Ude in the east. Both cities have international flights and the Siberian Railway is accessible. The way to visit Lake Baikal, in addition to taking a ride to the lakeside and taking a boat tour, you can also choose the way of railing around the lake and enjoy the lake and mountains along the way. There are two types of railways around the lake: the Baikal Railway and the Siberian Railway.

  • Circum-Baikal Railway(Circum-Baikal Railway): Introduction to Wikipediahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Circum-Baikal_Railway. From Slyudyanka to Port Baikal. Ferry is available between Port Baikal and Listvyanka. Transport from Irkutsk to Listvyanka is available by car or ferry. Irkutsk travels to Slyudyanka, and can also take the Siberian Railway.
  • Siberian Railway-Lake Baikal: Between Sludyanka and Ulan-Ude.

 

Baikal ~ Tourist Attractions

 

▍Irkutsk / Иркутск:

The entrance city to Lake Baikal. The capital of Irkutsk region. In 1970, it was listed as a historic city with architectural monuments, with 1,300 historical architectural heritages. Many wooden house streets remain in the city centre.
◎ Irkutsk-Attractions:

  • Former Residence of the December Party: Cossacks built the city here in 1661. After the December 1825 Revolution, more than a hundred "December" young aristocrats were arrested and deported to Siberia, most of them lived in Irkut Ke, several [December Party Houses], have now become museums.
  • Other sights to visit: the Orthodox Church, the Polish Cathedral, the Angara river bank, the wooden house street area ... etc.
  • Buryat Village: On the way from Irkutsk to Olympian Island, pass the Buryat village and visit the Ust-Ordynsky Okruzhnoy Krayevedcheskiy Muzey, here Shows the history of the Buryat Republic.

 

▍Listvyanka / Листвя ́нка:

Located on the shore of Lake Baikal, about 70 kilometers from Irkutsk, is another option to get close to Lake Baikal.
◎ Listvyanka-surrounding attractions:

  • [Museum of Wooden Architecture] (Taltsy Museum): This open-air museum displays wooden buildings from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, covering an area of 67 hectares, including wooden kremlin, churches, houses, schools and other Showpiece. This museum is 20 kilometers away from the town of Listvyanka, and is a must-go place to return to Irkutsk.
  • [Baikal Museum]: Learn about the entire ecological environment of Lake Baikal.
  • Take a boat tour of Lake Baikal; in winter, the lake surface freezes from January to a hovercraft tour of Lake Baikal. Hovercraft activities are limited to January to March.
  • Baikal lakeside market, taste Baikal specialty salmon, the local practice is the smoked fish tender and delicious.
  • The top of the mountain gives you a panoramic view of Lake Baikal: in the summer, you can take the cable car to the top of the mountain. In the winter, the cable car stops and you need to walk on the mountain.

 

О Olkhon Island (Ольхо ́н / Olkhon Island):

It is the largest and only inhabited island on Lake Baikal. The village of Хужир / Khuzhir, with about 1,500 inhabitants, is the main village on the island. The inhabitants of the island are the Buryat people. Since ancient times, the island of Olkhon has been the center of Shamanism in the north. It worships nature, flora and fauna, and has a profound impact on folk and culture. The island's animal and plant resources are quite rich, and there are even more precious freshwater seals on the east coast of the island.
On the island of Olijon is the Soviet van-the Uaz. The Ouz is a Russian personnel carrier (UAZ small truck) that has been eliminated. Locals call it "earth tank". It has a very Russian appearance and a high chassis.
The tour on the island of Olivier is mainly divided into the north line and the south line, which all depart from the village of Khuzhir. The northern line is the most classic one. It is mainly to visit the corner from the west coast of the island of Olijon to the northernmost corner (or Cape Hubei). In summer and autumn, you can enjoy the changes in grassland and forest vegetation along the way; in winter, you drive on a frozen blue lake. After arriving by car, you will get off at the foot of the mountain and walk along the path to the northernmost junction angle. Return Pass by Love Mountain (Boy Mountain and Girl Mountain). Unlike the forest trails on the northern route, the southern route is dominated by hills and hills, with grasslands ranging from high to low.
◎ Olihong Island-Popular Attractions:

  • Burhan Bay (Burhan): Shaman Rock on Cape Bay is also the most famous sight of Olijon Island. Located near Khuzhir, nearby attractions include the Shaman Column and the Ruin Pier.
  • Cape Khoboy, the northernmost corner of the wave . Cape Hep, here is the deepest part of Lake Baikal, 1600 meters deep. With luck, you can also see the world's only freshwater seal, the Baikal seal.

◎ Olihong Island-Winter Tourism:

  • North line tourism sign attractions: jade blue ice, ice hanging.
  • South line tourism sign attractions: bubble ice surface, crack ice.

 

Special instructions for the itinerary:

  • The symbols in the trip description mean:
    • ※: Visitors who visit the tickets take care of themselves
    • ▲: Included in the package itinerary
    • △: You can visit by yourself without tickets
  • On the second day of the itinerary, passengers are required to take care of their own tickets: ※ 【Ustki Oldensky Museum】
  • On the 6th day of the tour, you can go to the city to visit by yourself. Tickets please take care of yourself: ※ 【Wooden Architecture Museum】 ※ 【Baikal Ecological Museum】 ※ 【Dog Sled Activities】
  • On the 7th day of the tour, please take care of your tickets: ※ Hovercraft tour Baikal (Because the lake surface will freeze from January, hovercraft activities are limited to January to March.) ※ 【December Party House】

※ Itinerary note

  • Please bring your own valid tourist visa.
  • It is recommended that you exchange your local currency before you travel. Your guide does not provide currency exchange services.
  • All self-funded activities and itineraries must be booked in advance. No additional booking services will be provided during the tour. Please understand.
  • During the tour, please arrive at the pick-up location at the time agreed by the tour guide. Do not be late to avoid delaying the travel of other tourists. If you cannot travel with your car due to being late, please go to the next meeting place by yourself, please forgive me.
  • During the tour, there may be different vehicles and guides to serve you. If you are inconvenienced, please forgive me!
  • During the trip, if you need to leave the group, please sign the "Departure Consent Form".
  • Passengers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18 or above). Please provide the exact date of birth of the child.
  • The gift items in the itinerary, such as those that cannot be given due to force majeure factors such as traffic and weather, or cannot participate due to your personal reasons, the cost is non-refundable, please forgive me.
  • If you have special needs (such as bed type, vegetarian food, baby chair, etc.), please inform at least 7 days before the trip, we will try our best to coordinate, but not guarantee. Please be sure to provide accurate flight information and arrive at the designated pick-up point in advance.
  • This product is an individual group for the destination. On the premise of ensuring that the promised service content and standards remain unchanged, it forms a group with other guests to arrange the trip in a unified manner. Depending on the departure date, the order of the tour may be adjusted.
  • Each person is limited to one 29-inch piece of luggage and one small carry-on bag.
  • Hotel check-in time is after 4:00 pm. Guests arriving before check-in time cannot guarantee early check-in.
  1. This product is an individual group for the destination. On the premise of ensuring that the promised service content and standards remain unchanged, it forms a group with other guests to arrange the trip in a unified manner. Depending on the departure date, the order of the tour may be adjusted.
  2. The above itinerary can be adjusted in accordance with the actual conditions of airline flights, attraction opening hours, weather, and hotels under the principle of undiminished visit content. Please forgive me.
  3. If the itinerary and activities are closed or cannot be realized due to weather, other attractions will be replaced.
  4. Guests are strongly advised to purchase travel inconvenience insurance, extra costs caused by natural disasters / delays / accidents.
  5. The hotel room type is dominated by one bed or two beds. Extra beds are not available in triple and quadruple rooms.
  6. The above group fare is not applicable to special festivals and other holidays.

Tour fare description

※ The fee includes:

1. Transportation: Comfortable tourist car.
2. Pick-up: Pick-up and drop-off service within specified time.
3. Director: Chinese and English tour guide service.
4. Accommodation: Hotel standard rooms are listed in the itinerary.
5. Tickets: Attractions tickets are listed in the itinerary.
6. Insurance: Travel contract liability insurance of 3 million yuan and 200,000 yuan accident medical insurance.

※ The fee does not include:

1. Driver guide service fee.
2. Holiday surcharge.
3. Personal catering.
4. The itinerary mentioned in the itinerary is optional.
5. Other private consumption, such as laundry, telephone, drinks, shopping, pay TV, etc.
6. Additional costs due to force majeure reasons such as traffic delays, wars, coups, strikes, weather, aircraft malfunctions, flight cancellations or time changes.
7. Travel insurance of any kind.

※Optional:

1. Free time, admission tickets to the museum.
2. Free time, bus tickets.

other instructions

Cancellation itinerary policy & self-funded itinerary

◎ Fees for Cancellation:

  • 1. Charge $50 per person before 30 days before departure;
  • 2. 21 to 30 days before departure, charge 50% of the total fee;
  • 3. 8 to 20 days before departure, charge 75% of the total fee;
  • 4. Full payment will be charged within 7 days before departure.
  • 5. Please refer to airline regulations for ticket cancellation rules.
  • ◎ This itinerary is based on general travel conditions. The company has the right to change the itinerary price or other conditions according to special conditions.
  • ◎ If there is an accident during the trip that results in injury or death or other losses, it shall not be related to the company according to the regulations stipulated by the operating agencies such as airlines, hotels, buses, railways, etc.

Self-funded activity schedule:Registration must be made before 17:00 pm on the day before the event and full payment is required.
※ After the passenger signs up for the self-funded event, the fee will not be refunded once the registration is cancelled. Passengers will receive a full refund unless the event is cancelled due to weather factors, insufficient number of participants, or other factors beyond the control of manpower.

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IKT08G-MAP Baikal-Blue Ice Silver Makeup Winter Scenery-Free Travel-8 Days

Why you choose this package!

  • Free walking ~ Chinese / English guides available
  • Airport transfers (any time)
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Day 01,Irkutsk

The symbols represent the meaning: ※ -Visitors of the tickets are responsible for themselves ▲ -Included in the package itinerary △ -You can visit without a ticket Irkutsk is the entrance city to enter Baikal. The capital of Irkutsk region, with a population of about 800,000. Someone settled here as early as 1661. Known as the pearl of Siberia, it is located on the banks of the Angara River. Because of the richness of wood, there are fine wooden buildings from the 18.19th century in the city. Religiously, this city is "the seat of the Archbishop of the Russian Orthodox Church". In 1970, it was listed as a historic city with architectural monuments, with 1,300 historical architectural heritages. Many wooden house streets remain in the city centre.
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Day 02,Irkutsk-Buryat village-Ust-Oldensky Museum-Olkhon Island

Today we will ride to Olkhon, the largest island of Lake Baikal. On the way, pass through the village of Buryat and visit ※ [Ustki Oldensky Museum], which shows the history of the Buryat Republic. The Buryats are a descendant of the ancient Mongols and have been living in the Baikal basin since the 16th century. They have similar customs to the current Chinese Mongolians. During the festival, the Buryats also wear their own beautiful Buryat robes (the appearance and style are similar to Mongolian robes). Along the way are birch forests, scots pine forests, beautiful grasslands and rolling hills, and pristine villages composed of wooden fences. The endless virgin forests in the mountains in the northeast, the signs on both sides of the road remind the passing drivers, where animals such as sables and hares often pass through. Take the ferry to Olijon. On the boat, you can enjoy the scenery of Lake Baikal. When the lake freezes, you will be taken to the island by van. Olkhon Island is the largest of the 22 islands in Lake Baikal, about 71 kilometers long and 15 kilometers wide. The inhabitants of the island are the Buryat people. Since ancient times, the island of Olkhon has been the center of Shamanism in the north. It worships nature, flora and fauna, and has a profound impact on folk and culture. The island's animal and plant resources are quite rich, and there are even more precious freshwater seals on the east coast of the island. Rest at KHUZHIR's hotel in Kyrgyzstan. In the evening, you can taste the Buryat food: there are car blake cakes and Buryat tea.
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Day 03,Olkhon Island (Cape Hep, Burhan Bay)

Today on the island of Olijon. In the early morning, you can go and watch the sunrise by yourself. After breakfast, head to Olijon Island △ [Northernmost Point—Cape of Hepo], and pass along Harlanz, Tricolor Water, Three Brothers Mountain, Cape of Hebo, Boys and Girls Mountain, and Lake Baikal scenery. Enjoy shooting wooden cabins, human faces, crocodiles, villages, strange pine forests on the beach, tri-color water, beautiful grasslands, red rocks, and seals can be seen when the weather is good. There is also a chance to admire the famous Miaojiao Mirage. You can see a magnified image 40 kilometers away from here in the fog or sunny day in the northeast of Orly Red. Noon picnic. Then head to Burhan Bay, Burhan, where the legendary Baikal gods live. On the way, pass by UZUR (in Buryat, which means "the most difficult place"). Lake Baikal is 1,637 meters deep and is the deepest part of Lake Baikal. △ [Shaman Rock] on Cape Bay is one of the nine sacred scenic spots, and it is also the most famous sight of Olijon Island.
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Day 04,Olivier Island (Ice Cave, Flute, Blue Ice)

After breakfast, travellers can experience winter ice activities on Olijon Island. You will head to Cape Khorgoy and Cape Mare's head on the south side of Olijon Island. △ [Kurgan Wall] (Russian: Курыканская стена): Remains of ancient civilization of Lake Baikal. It was discovered in 1879 and is about 185 meters long and 1.5 to 2 meters high. Since ancient times, it resisted foreign aggression and guarded Cape Horgo for about 5-7 centuries. It is also said that in ancient times, the city wall was a sacred place for the inhabitants of Olijon Island. Ogoy Island can be clearly seen on Cape Horgo, rising up like a girl looking out to the north and stretching to dance or like a fairy in mythology. The extension of Ogi is similar to Olkhon Island, but no one has ever lived on this island. Herring Gull is the main inhabitant here. A white stupa stands on the island. Hull Bay (Russian: Залив Хул) is located at the end of the island of Olkhon. Opposite Hull Bay is the Salmin Gorge (Russian: Сарминское ущелье), and the wind blowing from the canyon is considered to be the strongest wind in Lake Baikal. Admire the beautiful winter scenery of Lake Baikal, such as ice caves, ice fringes and blue ice! Return to the hotel. After dinner, rest.
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Day 05,Olihon island-listvyanka

In the early morning, you can go and watch the sunrise on the island of Olivier. After breakfast, head to admire the shooting cabins, villages, strange pine forests on the beach, and beautiful grasslands. Travel to Listvyanka. Head to the hotel to rest.
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Day 06,Listvyanka (Wood Museum, Baikal Museum, Dog Sled)

After breakfast, visit at your own expense: ※ [Wooden Building Museum]: This open-air museum displays wooden buildings from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, covering an area of 67 hectares. At the back of the museum will be the Angola River, enjoying the mist and riverside scenery. ※ [Baikal Ecological Museum] allows people to understand the entire ecological environment of Lake Baikal. Enjoying the famous ohmic fish by the lake, which is famous from both the far and near, is a kind of salmon. The meat is delicious. It is a very high level of taste to enjoy by the lake. ※ 【Dog Sled Activities】. You can visit the market and Lake Baikal by yourself, the scenery is amazing.
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Day 07,Listenka-Hovercraft Tour Baikal-Irkutsk (City Tour)

Take a leisurely stroll by the lake in the morning and enjoy the beauty of Lake Baikal. At your own expense * Take a hovercraft tour of Lake Baikal, see the ice scenery of Lake Baikal and the important sights of the railways, tunnels, forests, and other lakesides. You can also take a walk on the frozen Lake Baikal! ※ Because the lake surface freezes in January, the hovercraft Activities are limited to January to March. Lake Baikal is crescent-shaped, the lake is located in the basin terrain, surrounded by mountains and hills. The largest river is the Selenga River. The outflow river is the Angara River, a tributary of the Yenisei River. The outlet is located on the southwest side of the lake and flows north into the Arctic Sea. Lake Baikal looks like a sickle crescent moon inlaid on the southern edge of Siberia. The great Russian writer Chekhov once described Lake Baikal: "The lake is clear and transparent, and the water is like passing through the air. Everything is vivid. The gentle green color is pleasing to the eye! Go to Irkutsk. ※ 【12 Former Residence of the Moon Party Members]: Cossacks built the city here in 1661. After the December 1825 Revolution, more than a hundred "December Party" young aristocrats were arrested and exiled to Siberia. Most lived in Irkutsk. A number of "December Party Houses" have now become museums. ※ Scenic spots to visit: Orthodox Church, Polish Cathedral, Angara River Bank, wooden houses street area, etc.
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Day 08,Irkutsk

End the winter trip to Lake Baikal.
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Company assigned tour guide

Chinese / English speaking guide
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Company assigned leader

Group itinerary of 15 or more with Chinese leader service
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Team Leader Zheng Zihong

Chinese / English speaking guide
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Krestovaya Pad Hotel, Listvyanka

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Baikal View Hotel, Olkhon Island

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Irkutsk Hotel

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[Compose a winter symphony belonging to Russia]

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[Russian badger on tip of tongue]

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Land Holiday-[Siberian Railway]

Additional Info

  • Duration : 8 days, 7 nights
  • Person : 2 people
  • Price : $
  • Location : Baikal, Olkhon Island, Russia

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