Horseback Safari to the Heart of Lake Baikal
Highlights: Lots of various Baikal scenery and close interaction with the local community, seeing the ancient history of Baikal inscribed in rock drawing of Zagan Saba white marble cliffs and getting in touch with culture of local Buryats and Russians, visit and explore Olkhon Island – the Heart of Baikal.
Duraiton/ availabilty: 11 days/10 nights; July-August
Logistical details: Start tour in Irkutsk with transfer to Buguldeika village on Lake Baikal. Spend a day here before starting out for 5-day horseback to Olkhon Island – the largest of Baikal- which you’ll explore during the full-day 4-WD safari trip before returning to Irkutsk on Day 9, and then before departing from Irkutsk still have time visit popular Listvyanka village in the very south of Lake Baikal. Read the itinerary...