Season: All the year round
Language: English, German, Mandarin, Mongolian
Tour type: Sightseeing
Tour price: from 1200 rub per person
Irkutsk city tour is the best choice for those who have little time to get acquainted with it.
Irkutsk stands in the middle of Asia, at the main traffic arteries that connect Europe with the Far-Eastern parts of Russia and The Pacific Rim countries. The city celebrated its 350th birthday in 2011, is famous for the wooden architecture objects and Siberian Baroque churches. The Irkutsk’s historical center was added to the preliminary World Heritage Site list.
The Irkutsk city tour starts in the center of the city. This area houses 3 amazing temples: the Epiphany Cathedral, the Roman Catholic Cathedral and the Saviour church, which is considered the oldest stone building of the city. Besides, you will visit the Holy Cross Church, one of the highest points of the city offering a wonderful panoramic view. On the tour, you’ll walk in the historical center of Irkutsk, see ancient wooden buildings and beautiful merchant houses. The tour is also includes a walk along the embankment of the Angara River, the city’s public recreational area, to the monument to Alexander III. The monument was erected in 1908 in honor of completed construction of the Siberian Railway.
The price of the Irkutsk city tour: from 1200 rub per person
1 PAX – 4000 Rub per person
2 PAX – 2500 Rub per person
3 PAX – 2000 Rub per person
4 PAX – 1700 Rub per person
5 and more – 1200 Rub per person
The price includes: Transportation, Guide services.
The price doesn’t include: food and drinks.
Other Irkutsk tours:
There is nothing quite like this Traditional Siberian Fishing trip. Spend a day fishing on the banks of the Angara River 85km from Irkutsk. Enjoy the traditional Russian banya after the fishing.
The museum Taltsy is accessible by public transportation, but the most convenient and fast way to get there is to book the Taltsy tour. The museum preserves the old Pre-Russian architecture. With a guide, it is not only a tour of buildings observation, but a tour of the Russian history as well.
Munku-Sardyk Mount ascent and Fishing on Ilchir Lake. The Munku-Sardyk peak is of interest both to experienced climbers and beginners. After the ascent you will enjoy the mountain fishing on Lake Ilchir.