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Winter tour to Maloye Morye and Olkhon Island

Baikal winter tourDuration: 9 days / 8 nights
Group: 2-20
Season: from 15-th of February to 15-th of April*
Language: English, German
Tour type: Trekking and Hiking
Tour price: from 31 000 rubles per person

* the period can be modified depending on ice conditions on Lake Baikal


If you want to see landmarks which are not available in any seasons except winter you can take a Baikal winter tour: Maloye Morye (small sea) and Olkhon Island. You will see caves and capes of Olkhon Island, traces of first man on the coast of Lake Baikal during our exciting trip.

Itinerary of the Baikal winter tour
Irkutsk – MRS – Sarma – Baidinskiy Caves – Olkhon Island – MRS – Irkutsk

Day 1
Meeting at Irkutsk airport/railway station. Transfer to MRS (Sahyurta, 250 km). Accommodation in resort (twin/triple rooms). During the way we’ll observe cave drawings.

Day 2
Breakfast. Car and hiking tour: visit to the Valley of the Sarma River and climbing the observation deck. The Sarma is the largest river which flows into Maloye Morye – its length is 42 km. The valley and estuary of the Sarma is the source of the strongest of Baikal winds – the Sarma wind. The first Russians came to Lake Baikal through the river.
Lunch in the open air. Transfer and visit Baidinskiy Caves where the site of prehistoric man was discovered. Visit to the Cave of Dream – one of the oldest caves on our planet. Its age is a few million years, karst origin. In the evening return to the camp. Dinner.

Day 3
Breakfast. Car tour to Maloye Morye, visiting Buddhistic Mortar at the Ogoi Island. Moving through Olkhon Island to Bolshoe Morye (large sea) where hiking trip starts. Setting up the camp. Campfire dinner. Overnight in tents.

Day 4
Breakfast. Striking the camp, loading of equipment on sledges. Trekking on the ice to the Cape Uhan. During our way we will view ice shapes and take unforgettable photos – form a new patterns of ice every year. In the evening setting up of the camp. Dinner, songs, dances…

Day 5
Breakfast. Trekking to the Cape Izimei which is located next to the mount Zima – the highest point of Olkhon Island. According to the legend the spirit of the island lives here. And opposite this mountain there is the deepest place of the Baikal. Dinner. Overnight on the ice of the Baikal (of course in tents).

Day 6
Breakfast. Trekking to Uzuri village where one of the meteorological stations of Lake Baikal is located. Dinner. Overnight.

Day 7
Breakfast. Trekking to Cape Khoboi – the northernmost point of the island. Lunch. Loading in the Russian truck (‘Wazik’), transfer to Khuzhir village. Overnight in resort (twin/triple rooms). Dinner. Banya.

Day 8
Breakfast. Visit to Cape Shamanka – one of the seven houses of Burkhan in the world. Lunch in the cafe. Transfer to Irkutsk. Accommodation in the hotel. Gala dinner.

Day 9
Breakfast. Departure.


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Price of the Baikal winter tour: from 31 000 rubles per person
1 PAX – 111 000 Rub
2-3 PAX – 64 000 Rub per person
4-5 PAX – 48 000 Rub per person
6-8 PAX – 40 000 Rub per person
9-10 PAX – 31 000 Rub per person

The price includes:
– Meeting at the airport/railway station
– Meals (included in the program)
– Transfers along the tour
– Guide supervision for the whole tour
– Accommodation in resort (twin/triple room)
– Accommodation in Irkutsk (standard double room)
– Banya
– Medical insurance


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    4 thoughts on “Winter tour to Maloye Morye and Olkhon Island

    1. SR

      Do you have a vehicle that can fit for 8-9 people that can sit together for winter Olkon tour?

    2. Thanapol Laujeerakul

      If I am alone and already bought S7 Plane ticket arrival Feb 16 departure Feb 25, 2019.

      Can I join Maloye Morye and Olkhon Island 9 days tour?

      If there is a group I can participate in please tell me the exact date.

      I can cancel S7 flight and rebook again.

      1. admin

        Please, contact us in September. We haven’t started to form the groups for 2019 yet.


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