Celebrating the New Year 2024 on Baikal

6 days / 5 nights

You will visit: Irkutsk, Small Sea, Olkhon, Listvyanka, Taltsy

Spend the New Year holidays on Lake Baikal: a tour of Irkutsk, a visit to the ethnographic museum of wooden architecture "Taltsy" on the banks of the Angara, a walk on the shore of the lake, trips to the fish markets and an excursion to the Baikal Museum, dog sledding and hovercraft Hivus, observation behind the first ice of Lake Baikal.


Arrival in Irkutsk. Meeting at the airport/train station from 08-10 hours.
Next is a tour of Irkutsk: a 3-hour excursion visiting the main attractions:
·       Historical center / Kirov Square
·       Znamensky Monastery and monument to Kolchak
·       Wooden houses of Irkutsk
·       St. Karl Marx / st. Lenin
·       Angara River embankment / monument to Alexander III
·       130 quarter
Lunch at a local restaurant
Hotel accommodation
Free time

Breakfast in the hotel.
Transfer to Listvyanka village.
Along the way, a stop at the Taltsy Museum of Wooden Architecture - The large territory of the museum displays examples of Siberian wooden architecture of the late 19th century, which were collected and transported to this place from different parts of the Irkutsk region.
One of the best open air museums in Russia
Lunch at a restaurant in Listvyanka.
Hotel accommodation.
Free time
*** New Year's banquet is available for an additional fee

Breakfast in the hotel
Free day.
You can walk along the shore of Lake Baikal, stroll along the streets of Listvyanka.
In the afternoon, take a ride on the Khivus, a Ferris wheel

Breakfast in the hotel
Visit to the Fish Market and Souvenir Market.
Visit to the Baikal Museum - the museum tells the history of the deepest and oldest lake on the planet. The entire timeline from its appearance to modern times. The museum also has Aquariums with Baikal fish, including the Baikal seal.
For an additional fee you can virtually dive to the bottom of Lake Baikal
Lunch at a restaurant in Listvyanka.
Ride the cable car up to the observation deck, which offers a beautiful view of the southern part of the island.
Afterwards, dog sledding through the Siberian taiga.
Return to Irkutsk, hotel accommodation

Breakfast in the hotel
Today you will see the first ice of Lake Baikal!
If the water in Listvyanka and in the south of the lake is usually covered with ice in mid-January, then the northern and central parts of the lake are covered with ice from the beginning of December.
Therefore, we will go to a place called the Small Sea - the strait that separates Olkhon Island from the mainland, where you will have the opportunity to see the first, crystal clear ice of Lake Baikal.
Transfer to Maloye More 3-4 hours.
A trip on a hivus to Ogoy Island.
Along the way, stop for lunch at a cafe.
Upon returning to Irkutsk, a general farewell dinner
Transfer to the hotel

Breakfast in the hotel
End of the tour


  • Accommodation in a hotel of the selected category Irkutsk (3 nights)
  • Accommodation in a hotel/guest house in the selected category in Listvyanka (2 nights)
  • Transport support according to the tour program
  • Excursion services according to the tour program
  • Tour guide services
  • Meals: 5 breakfasts / 4 lunches / 1 dinner
  • Entrance tickets: Taltsy Museum, Baikal Museum, Lift to the observation deck
  • dog sledding - short distance
  • Khivus ride 2 hours