Panoramic view over the mouth of Angara river. Listvyanka, the settlement right on the shore of Lake Baikal. Best 1-day trip. Suitable for any budget. Variety of options and add-ons.
Starting time: AM 10:00
Start location: anywhere in Irkutsk or Listvyanka
Standard duration: 9 hours
Options: Car or minibus / Private or public group
Total Distance: 160 km (100 miles)
Guide’s default language: English
Starting and finishing at the traveler’s location anywhere in Irkutsk or Listvyanka.
Map of the route
Pick up from the traveler’s location. Meet the guide.
Leaving Irkutsk city by Baikal Highway,
stop at Angara icebreaker,
70 km to Listyanka village.
Open-air wooden architecture museum,
Angara river shore.
Shaman stone and the legend behind it,
Angara river mouth.
Walk along the shore of Lake Baikal
Drive through the village
Visit the old church,
retro park, farm,
old style blacksmith,
hike in the forest.
Extra charge activities:
Baikal museum, boat ride,
hovercraft ride, speed boat ride,
a music concert, an outdoor picnic,
and other, see below.
Panoramic point. Chersky stone.
Ski lift or walk.
Finish in Irkutsk or Listvyanka.
The drop-off in the requested location.
Things to bring
Comfortable walking shoes
Extra clothes (sweater and wind protection)
English speaking guide/driver
Pick up and drop off at traveler’s location in Listvyanka or Irkutsk
Door to door service
Open-air wooden architecture museum (250 RUB PP)
Lunch in a restaurant (>500 RUB PP)
Ship ride (>750 RUB PP only in summer)
Ski lift (250 RUB PP one way up, 400 RUB PP both up and down, there is a good 1 km trail to the top, it takes about the same time as ski lift)
Horse riding with a picnic in the forest (>7000 RUB PP)
Russian outdoor picnic (>1000 RUB PP)
Scuba dive in Baikal in drysuit (>5400 RUB PP)
Speed boat ride (>500 RUB PP only in summer)
Hovercraft ride (>750RUB PP only in winter)
Dog sledding (>3000 RUB PP only in winter)
Horse riding (>3000 RUB PP)
PP = price per person