Olkhon Island 3-day tour

Duration: 3 days 
Difficulty: Easy
Type: Private tour

The most out of winter frozen lake Baikal in 1 full day on Olkhon Island. The tour starts and ends in Irkutsk city.

Day 1
Transfer to Olkhon Island

AM 10:00 Departure from Irkutsk city
PM 1:00 Lunch in local road cafe
Stops in important and beautiful places.
PM 3:00 Driving on ice to Olkhon Island about 10 km
PM 4:00 Guesthouse check-in
PM 5:00 Khuzhir village tour
PM 7:00 Dinner

Map of the way. About 290 km total.

Day 2
Frozen lake Baikal TRIP

AM 9:00 Breakfast
AM 10:00 All day off-road minivan trip
Car: UAZ or GAZ-Sobol off-road minivan. The trip across the north part of the island.
PM 1:00 Picnic lunch 
PM 5:00 Return to Guesthouse
PM 7:00 Dinner

Map of the regular track

Day 3
Transfer to Irkutsk city

AM 9:00 Breakfast
AM 10:00 Departure from Guesthouse
AM 11:30 Ice road to the mainland
PM 1:00 Lunch in a cafe on the way
PM 5:00 Irkutsk city

Extra options
  • Extra days on Olkhon Island
  • Visit other locations on Lake Baikal
  • Tour to Listvyanka village
  • Visit Husky Farm
  • Snowmobile tour
  • Irkutsk city tour
What to bring
  1. moisturizing facial / hand cream
  2. lipstick
  3. sunglasses
  4. compact crampons
  5. handkerchiefs
  6. scarf
  7. 1-liter metal thermos
  8. extra warm socks

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