A combined cruise «Baikal voyage». Route 2
14.07 – 16.07.18, motor ship
Day 1: «The Great Baikal»
Embarkation is from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. on the Sakhyurta (MRS) wharf on Maloe More (the Small Sea)
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.
Day voyage is 120 kilometers, travel time is 8-10 hours
Day 2: «Baikal Pearls»
Supper on board the motor 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 motor 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.
Day voyage is 100 kilometers, travel time is about 8 hours.
Day 3: «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 price includes: accommodation on board the ship, three meals a day on board the ship, accompanying services, excursion programme, spinning, sauna on board the motor ships, insurance.
In addition when booking a cruise you can book a room in the hotels of Irkutsk and Listvyanka, order car transfer to the place of embarkation and from the place of your Baikal trip completion.
The time of embarkation and disembarkation can be changed. It should be further clarified when booking a cruise.
In case of worsening weather conditions (increase of wind, heavy sea, thick fog, etc.) the captain can decide to change a programme increasing the time of anchorage in safe area or changing the place of anchorage.
If you have any question during realization of the cruise programme (departure time, the route, change of the program due to weather conditions, number of people, places of embarkation and disembarkation of tourists), please contact the maintainer on the mo-tor ship!
Route:Maloe More (the Small Sea) — Peschanaya Bay — Circum-Baikal railway (CBR) — Listvyanka
Schedule of excursions:Summer
Number of people in group:unlimitedDon't forget:
• Swimming costume