Lake Baikal in 1 day

Panoramic view over the mouth of Angara river. Listvyanka, the village right on the shore of Lake Baikal. Amazing view of mountains on the other side of the lake. Best 1 day option.


Starting time: AM 10:00
Start location: anywhere in Irkutsk or Listvyanka
Duration: 10 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Type: Car or van / Private
Distance: 160 km (100 miles)
Language: English

Starting and finishing traveler’s location anywhere in Irkutsk or Listvyanka.

Map of the route


AM 9:45 
Meet the guide

AM 10:00
Leaving Irkutsk city by Baikal Highway,
70 km to Listyanka village.

AM 11:00
Open air wood architechture museum,
ethnographic expositions,
Angara river shore.

AM 12:00
Shaman stone and the legend behid it,
Angara river mouth.
Lake Baikal.

PM 1:00

PM 2:00
Walk along the shore

PM 2:30
Drive through the village

Free activities:
Visit old church,
retro park, mushrooms museum,
old style blacksmith,
hike in the forest.

Extra charge activities:
Diving, dog sledding, horseback riding,
Baikal museum, boat ride,
hovercraft ride, speed boat ride,
music concert, outdoor picnic.

PM 4:30
Panoramic point. Chersky stone.
Ski lift or walk.

PM 7:00 Finish in Irkutsk or Listvyanka.
Drop-off in requested location.

Things to bring

Comfortable walking shoes
Extra clothes (sweater and wind protection)
Small backpack


Private car with English speaking guide-driver
Pick up and drop off at your location in Listvyanka or Irkutsk
Private tour
Fuel charge


Entrance fees at the museums
Price of optional activities
Entrance fees to the ski lift

Booking form