We do our tours to Baikal lake from Irkutsk.Baikal lake is the pearl of Eastern Siberia.25 per cents of all the of the fresh water on Earth is contained in Baikal.Over 300 rivers flow into Baikal,but the Angara river is the only one that takes its source from the lake.Baikal is real magnet for tourists.The best way to travel to Baikal is taking our car transfer from Irkutsk and having accommodation in wooding house (chalet) in Listvyanka village,which is located in 70 km from Irkutsk city. Hiking and climbing tours in the area of Lake Baikal-from May until late September. Cross-country skiing through the Taiga and across the ice of Lake Baikal-from February until mid March. Ice skating on Baikal -end of January to the begining of February,when there is the least amount of snow on the ice.
Irkutsk — train tickets, accomodation and transfersShow map
Irkutsk is one of the largest cities in Siberia and the administrative center of Irkutsk Oblast, situated 5,185 kilometers (3,222 mi) by transsiberian (transmongolian) railway from Moscow.
Population: 593,604 (2002 Census); 622,301 (1989 Census).
Irkutsk was found in 1661 by Russian Cossack troops established a fortress on the right bank of the Angara river.From the late 17 century,it was the political,economical and culture centre of Siberia.
The city's Russian classical architecture dates from the period of the 1880s when the city boomed after gold was found here.
Train tickets from Irkutskto Irkutsk
|Destination||Train number||Departure dates||Departure time||Arrival time||Duration||1st class||2nd class|
|Novosibirsk||7||On odd dates||06:47AM||09:45AM||28:48||€254||€135|
|Moscow||1||On even dates||06:47AM||06:00AM||76:14||€830||€380|
|Ulaan Baatar||306||On Mondays, WednesdaysandFridays||08:08AM||06:50AM||23:00||€184||€121|
|Ulan Ude||4||On Saturdays||05:18AM||01:00PM||7:17||€160||€80|
|Ulan Ude||6||On Sundays||05:18AM||01:00PM||7:17||€160||€80|
|Ulaan Baatar||4||On Saturdays||05:18AM||06:30AM||25:47||€280||€163|
|Ulaan Baatar||6||On Sundays and Mondays||08:12AM||06:50AM||25:47||€280||€149|
|Vladivostok||8||On even dates||09:47AM||06:55AM||69:51||€430||€190|
|Ekaterinburg||69||On even dates||07:05PM||10:33PM||54:28||—||€200|
|Ekaterinburg||70||On odd dates||07:05PM||10:33PM||54:28||—||€200|
|Novosibirsk||1||On odd dates||04:15PM||08:04PM||28:49||€365||€220|
|Ekaterinburg||5||On Wednesdays and Saturdays||04:05PM||01:38PM||48:1||€428||€285|
|Novosibirsk||1||On even dates||06:45AM||09:42AM||28:57||€379||€203|
|Source||Train number||Departure dates||Departure time||Arrival time||Duration||1st class||2nd class|
|Moscow||6||On Wednesdays and Thursdays||11:45PM||07:28AM||74:38||€525||€293|
|Ulaan Baatar||305||On Mondays, TuesdaysandSaturdays||03:22PM||02:37PM||23:00||€130||€90|
|Ulaan Baatar||5||On Tuesdays and Fridays||03:22PM||03:17PM||23:24||€209||€128|
|Moscow||2||On odd dates||11:45PM||07:18AM||74:33||€916||€491|
|Vladivostok||7||On odd dates||11:30AM||06:24AM||68:54||€563||€239|
|Vladivostok||1||On even dates||11:30AM||06:24AM||68:54||€778||€283|
Accomodation in Irkutsk
Book homestays in Irkutsk
|Homestay (city center)||€53 book||€66 book|
|Homestay (close to the city center)||€39 book||€54 book|
|Chalet in Listvyanka village,Baikal lake shore.||€55 book||€72 book|
|Angara hotel in Irkutsk||€61 book||€98 book|
The prices are given per room per night, including breakfast.
Homestays should be booked with arriving transfer. Our taxi driver will meet you and transfer to your homestay.
Transfers in Irkutsk
The prices are given per car.