Cruise «The Heart of Baikal»

Steam-ship class comfort

Double accommodation

Dates of the tour: from 05th August to 07th August

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Cruise program


Day 1 (05.08) «Islands of Maloe More

(the Small Sea). Olkhon Island»

Breakfast on board the ship

The end of the cruises «Golden Ring of Baikal" and "Mini golden ring of Baikal».

Disembarkation of tourists in the village of Sakhurta (MRS).

After disembarking passengers, departure to one of the bays of the Small Sea.

The beginning of the cruise «The Heart of Baikal».

Embarkation is from 2 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Sakhyurta (MRS) wharf on Maloe More (the Small Sea)

Dinner on board the ship

Having passed the strait the motor ship goes to the Great Baikal, the lake’s middle basin with a maximum depth of 1400 meters, and passes along picturesque western lake shore to the south.

If the water is calm sightseeing stop at the white marble rock “Sagan-Zaba” and viewing rock paintings (petroglyphs) of III-V centuries AD are possible on the way. The academician Okladnikov says: “petroglyphs of Sagan-Zaba are the real pearl of ancient culture and art of the peoples of Eastern Siberia. They are the most complex of all known rock paintings on the entire territory from Ural to the Pacific ocean due to their composition, writing and diversity of scenes.”

Arrival in Sennaya Bay which is a cordon of Baikal National Park is in the evening. In the evening one can visit Russian banya located on the shore of Lake Baikal.

Supper and overnight stay on board the motor ship.

The distance of the voyage is 120 kilometers, travel time is 8-10 hours.

Day 2 (06.08) «Pearl of Baikal»

Breakfast on board the ship

As an option one can have a walking tour along Baikal shore from Sennaya Bay to Peschanaya Bay (6 kilometers). The excursion route takes place along the picturesque mountain path passing along the Primorsky Range. Peschanaya Bay is famous for its stilted trees, magnificent sea views from the cliffs surrounding the bay and a great sandy beach. The motor ship will wait in the bay. Dinner on board the ship

Passage to Circum-Baikal railway (CBR).

Circum-Baikal Railway is a unique historical and cultural complex, which includes monuments of history, technology, engineering, nature and absolutely unique landscapes. Constructive works and civilian objects left by past cultural epoch the most directly touch with geocomplexes.

Circum-Baikal Railway surpassed all the built railway lines in the world by the number of various kinds of objects per 1 km of track and the difficulty of their implementation. It’s considered to be the most beautiful railway among all the others in the world. There are about 39 tunnels, 500 grooves, culverts, bridges and viaducts including 6 grooves, 15 stone culverts, 411 small metal bridges and so forth on the railway.

The motor ship stops for a night in one of the convenient bays of Circum-Baikal Railway.

Walking guided tour through abandoned tunnels and galleries.

Supper and overnight stay on board themotor ship.

The distance of the voyage is 100 kilometers, travel time is about 8 hours.

Day 3 (07.08) «Farewell to Baikal»

Breakfast on board the motor ship.

Passage to Listvyanka, located at the source of the Angara River, after breakfast (2 hours). The end of the cruise.

At 12:00 p.m. disembarkation on the main wharf of Listvyanka opposite the biggest hotel on Lake Baikal – the hotel "Mayak".

The distance of the voyage is 20-30 kilometers, travel time is about 1-2 hours.

The price includes:

  • excursions
  • accommodation aboard the ship
  • meals (FB)
  • excursions
  • fees for visits to national parks
  • the medical insurance
  • guide services
  • fishing kits
  • on-board sauna use
  • insurance
  • fishing equipment
  • use of the sauna on motor board
  • use of a motor boat in good weather
  • information material provided prior to travel


  • children under 3 years old free of charge (without a seat),
  • children from 3 to 7 years old - 10%
  • children from 7 to 12 years old - 5%

The time of embarkation and disembarkation can change, additionally specify when booking a cruise.

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Price: from 400$

Route:Maloye More(the Small Sea) – Peschanaya Bay – Circum-Baikal railway (CBR) – Listvyanka Settlement

Schedule of excursions:August

Number of people in group:unlimited

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