Irkutsk - Listvyanka - Irkutsk
3 days / 2 nights
Tour price per person:
The tour program:
Arrival in Irkutsk. Transfer to the hotel, check-in*, time at leisure.
A sightseeing tour of Irkutsk, during which you will see the historical centre, the place, where over 300 years ago Irkutsk was founded; the Angara river’s embankment and the most prominent monuments of architecture. Excursion to the Znamenskiy Russian Orthodox convent with one of the most beautiful Siberian cathedrals noted for its iconostasis and graves on the territory (graves of the Decembrists, Gregory Shelikhov and others). A visit to the Ferris Wheel, from the height of which a panoramic view of the entire central part of Irkutsk city opens. After the sightseeing you will have some time for shopping at the central market and a souvenir store.
Lunch at a restaurant in the city centre.
Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Arrival at Listvyanka settlement located on the shore of Baikal lake. A stop at the Shaman-rock observation platform next to the Angara’s outflow from the lake, where you will hear a beautiful local legend and learn some curious customs connected with this place.
Lunch at a local restaurant (specialities made of Baikal fish).
Excursion to Baikal Ecological museum with a marvelous exposition on the lake’s flora and fauna including aquariums with live inhabitants of Baikal. Upon request – virtual submerging to the lake’s bottom (for extra charge). Walking tour around the settlement; visit to the functioning Russian Orthodox church of St. Nicholas-the-Miracle-Worker (the 19th century) and the local fish market. Return to Irkutsk. Overnight.
|Number of people||Price per person, RUR|
|21 and more||12 500|
Tour price includes:
- hotel accommodation (2 nights) on twin-sharing basis;
- meals as per program;
- guided transfers and excursions as per program;
- museum entrance fees as per program.