Baikal & Kids Summer Holidays                                                   Tour BB-04
Summer Adventure Russia

                                                                                                     
12 days from € 990 - including English-speaking tour guide, half-board, own arrival
Children up to 12 years € 399.-
Children 12-16 years:   € 699.-
Kids travel at price for EUR 399 - , kids 12-16 years: 699 - (1 child per 1 adult).

Russia Baikal Adventure & Kids

Travel highlights for the children
Irkutsk & Leisure Park
Summer beach bonfire on Baikal
Water fun and swimming in Lake Baikal water temperature at 25 degrees
Torchlight walk & Banja kids
Original Baikal Railway - ride on the locomotive
Crossing Polovinits tunnel
Baikal hike
Listvyanka & carriage ride
For every child: Baikal Pack for adventurer

Travel highlights of for the parents
Visits Irkutsk and Listvyanka, Olkhon
Horse sleigh ride
Cruising Lake Baikal
Russian Banya
A cottage on Lake Baikal

Travel highlights for kids & parents
Baikal Family Tour
Settlement Polovinnaja & authentic Siberian life
To Olkhon by motorboat
Hiking in national park

Itinerary
AC = accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

Day 1 Welcome at Lake Baikal
Flight from many European airports with Lufthansa, Aeroflot or another airline to Irkutsk via Moscow. Arrival the next morning local time, in the summer time time difference: +7 hours. Welcome by your English speaking tour guide and transfer to a very good middle class hotel, rooms with bath, shower, toilet, safe, satellite TV, WIFI Internet access. The flights are not included in the tour price, we will be glad sending you an offer on request.

Day 2 Irkutsk in Siberia (B, D)
Tasty vital breakfast, the parents do a city tour in Irkutsk, of course kids can participate, but we also offer a trip to the leisure park in Irkutsk, tickets for entertainment are not included in the tour price. Time at leisure, the travel time to Irkutsk was long, and so there is time to rest. AC hotel

Day 3 Original Circum Baikal Railway (B, D)
In the morning transfer to the railway station and a short 2.5 hour train trip to Slyudyanka.
In Slyudyanka you visit the railway station, it is the only station in the world that is built of pure white marble. The station Slyudyanka-1 was built in 1904 as a memorial to the great achievement of the builders of the unique Baikal Railway.

Your trip with the original Baikal Railway train Matanja begins in the early afternoon.
This train journey is an adventure for everybody, your train supplies the villages and settlements around Lake Baikal and thus also the train has a small shop.
Between two stations you can ride on the front of the locomotive (see video).

The Circum Baikal railway line is 89 km long. The "golden buckle of Siberia" is a Russian miracle in terms of architecture and technology. After arriving in the small settlement Polovinnaja Km 110 at 16:20 pm, approximately 500 meters walk to your holiday resort, the luggage will be transported separately.

Dinner and the opportunity to relax in the sauna on the river. Your house is equipped with 3-4 beds, bath, shower, toilet.
AC holiday house in Baikal Beach resort.

Day 4 Picnic at Lake Baikal and Baikal Railway hiking (B, P, D)
You will receive a picnic today at Lake Baikal, in the afternoon hike along the Baikal railway to the settlement Maritui. Return by train Matanja at 16:20 pm.
Dinner and the opportunity to relax in the sauna on the river.
AC holiday house

Day 5 Settlement Polovinnaja & authentic Siberian Life (B, L)
Today you will take a tour of the settlement and visit Olga's kiosk and get a view to the locals and an authentic insight into the Siberian daily life.

 

Finally, we will cross the longest tunnel in the Baikal Railway, the Polovinnits tunnel with a length of over 700 meters and you reach a nice point with fantastic view across the lake to the opposite shore. Who dares can take a dip in the lake, campfire at the lake. AC resort.


Day 6 Port Baikal (B, L)

The day is free for your own adventures. At 16:20 pm your trip continues with the Baikal railway to Port Baikal. Upon arrival in Port Baikal you can visit a small museum about the Baikal Railway, at 20:15 pm ride by ferry or motorboat to Listvyanka, located on opposite bank of the Angara. Short walk to your hotel resort Pribaikalskaja with pool, your rooms are equipped with bath, shower / WC, TV, dinner. AC hotel.

Day 7 Listvyanka on Lake Baikal (B, L)
1773 Listwjanka was first mentioned as a post office,
end of the 19th Century the settlement was quite wealthy and more than 700 inhabitants lived in the village.

 

Five kilometers to the picturesque Baikal shore the settlement runs, Listvyanka is located at the Pribaikalsky National Park border.
Today we take a guided tour with a visit to the Baikal Museum, the Nerpa is here to marvel at. Cable car ride to the Tscherskovo rocks and you get a fantastic view over the river Angara to Port Baikal, you visit the Nikolei church and see the harbor and market, here the famous omul fish is offered. For our children this day tour sometimes will be organised with a horse drawn carriage. In the afternoon you can take a swim in the pool. AC hotel.

Day 8 Maloe More & Olkhon (B, D)
Transfer by bus to the resort Chara on "Little Sea - Maloe More". The resort is located on the Gulf Muzhur, the northern exit of the "Maloe More" into the Lake Baikal, there are always high water temperatures of Lake Baikal, the water in the summer can reach temperatures up to 25 degrees on the shallow coast, at the same time up to 300 hours of sunshine in years are measured. Your accommodations are cottages with bath, shower, WC. In the evening short hike or time for your own disposal. AC holiday house.

Day 9 Trip to island Olkhon by sport boat (B, D)
Boat trip to the island Olkhon and visit settlement Khuzhir and Shaman Rock. North of Khuzhir the Cape Burchan with the shaman rock is located.

The rock has three caves, two of them are connected to each other, what for the shaman was the ability for mystical disappearance and reappearance to another world. Afternoon is for your own disposal after visiting the local museum. AC resort.

Day 10 Hike to Eagle Rock (B, D)
Today you will hike to the Eagle Rock, the route goes over 10 km to an altitude of 600 meters, you can expect a splendid panorama of the lake and pristine taiga.
In the evening torchlight walk for children, AC resort

Day 11 Irkutsk (B, L)
The morning is at leisure, return to Irkutsk at 13:30 pm, arriving about 16:30 pm.
Overnight stay in a middle class hotel, AC hotel

Day 12 Irkutsk (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport or train station.

dates

27.06.17 – 08.07.17

18.07.17 – 29.07.17
25.07.17 – 05.08.17
08.08.17 – 19.08.17 

service 

2nd class rail travel Irkutsk - Slyudyanka, Baikal Railway Sljudjanla - Polovinnaja km110 - Port Baikal
Boat tour Olkhon
Bus transfer Listvyanka - Maloe More - Irkutsk
All transfers as described
Overnight stays in very good hotels and resorts, rooms or cottages with bath, shower / WC, partly: safe, telephone, satellite TV, mini-bar or fridge

Meals: as described

All city tours and excursions / programs as described including entrance fees

English-speaking guide from / to Irkutsk
For every child: Baikal Pack for adventurer
1 funky brown or red shoulder bag with adjustable strap, zip and cell phone pocket section
1 metallic "My Baikal" notebook
12 color pencils
1 Ulta cam Optec 8x21 compact binoculars with case
"Beautiful-Russia"-CD compilation of songs from Russia

Services not included
Meals and beverages at meals, except mentioned, tips, expenses of personal needs, personal travel insurance, visa fees

Prices in Euro / person (1 child per 2 adults)
Doubleroom / holiday house 2 persons 1.490.-
3 bed-room /  holiday house 3 persons 1.290.-
4 bed-room /  holiday house 4 persons    990.-
Children up to 12 years 399.-
Children    12-16 years 699.-




general terms