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Motor ship “Alexander Velikiy”

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  • 6 Days
  • Group : 1-15 People
  • Min Age : 2+
  • 19.06.2020 — 24.06.2020 / 26.06.2020 — 01.07.2020 / 11.07.2020 — 16.07.2020 / 25.08.2020 — 30.08.2020 / 08.09.2020 — 13.09.2020

The ship “Alexander Velikiy” is a comfortable Standard class ship, completely renovated in 2018. The advantage of this ship is the ability to moor almost anywhere in Lake Baikal.

Group Discount

Cabin

Bank bed

twin

triple – three beds

triple – double bed+ sofa

Family

Cabin

№ 2

№ 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

№ 8, 9, 10

№ 13, 14

№ 11, 12

 

1

5

4

2

2

Single accommodation

69 000*1 pax = 69 000 Rub/cabin

119 000*1 pax = 119 000 Rub/cabin

119 000*1 pax = 119 000 Rub/cabin

119 000*1 pax = 119 000 Rub/cabin

119 000*1 pax = 119 000 Rub/cabin

Twin accommodation

69 000 main bed + 32 500 upper bed = 101 500 Rub/cabin

69 000*2 pax = 138 000 Rub/cabin

69 000*2 pax = 138 000 Rub/cabin

73 000*2 pax = 146 000 Rub/cabin

73 000*2 pax = 146 000 Rub/cabin

Triple accommodation

69 000*2 pax + additional place (upper bed) 59 500*1 pax = 197 500 Rub/cabin

73 000*2 pax + additional place (sofa) 59 500*1 pax = 205 500 Rub/cabin

Price Includes

  • Excursions
  • Accommodation aboard the ship
  • Meals (FB)
  • Fees for visits to national parks
  • The medical insurance
  • Guide services
  • Fishing kits
  • On-board sauna use
  • Insurance
  • fishing equipment
  • Use of the sauna on motor board
  • Use of a motor boat in good weather
  • Information material provided prior to travel

Extra charge

  • Flight or transfer to Irkutsk from the place of arrival, and further, departure or transfer to the next place of arriving after the end of the program
  • Saunas
  • Alcohol
  • Food, excluding those in the program
  • Additional services listed in the program for an additional fee or not specified in the program
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Itinerary

Day 1

12: 45 – meeting at the hotel “Irkutsk”, 44, Gagarin Boulevard.
13:00 – transfer to Listvianka village for boarding the ship.
70 km of the Baikal motor road– your direct way to Lake Baikal! On the way – meet the guide and the first information about the Baikal.
Visit to the Baikal Museum – acquaintance with the lake geography, geology, flora and fauna of the lake. Boarding the ship, accommodation in cabins. Meet the team and a safety instruction briefing.
Cruise begins! After a hearty dinner, first guide’s event.

Today we sail 215 km along Lake Baikal!

Day 2

We reach the famous Island of Olkhon, which is called the” heart” of lake Baikal. It is here that we see the famous Shamanka Rock – one of the nine shrines of Asia. Surely, you have already seen it on postcards or on television – it is the most famous Baikal landmark.
The indigenous residents of the Baikal region are the Buryats; today we will touch their culture. Most of the Buryats practice Shamanism or Buddhism. In the morning, we land on the small island of Ogoi and visit the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment-a modern attraction, but with an interesting story.
Today we sail 143 km along Lake Baikal!

Day 3

Early in the morning when the Baikal is covered with the mist, we land in the Small Ushkany Islands and you have an opportunity to visit a rookery of Baikal seals and observe these lovely animals in the wildlife (Please, take into consideration: the payment in cash is made on spot to a National park ranger – 2500 rub/person).
After lunch, we arrive at Chivyrkuisky Bay. You have some time to enjoy swimming and sunbathing. For those to whom the Baikal water still seems too cold, there are hot springs useful for the treatment of sciatica and the musculoskeletal system.
In the evening – «Sacred Lake Baikal” quiz in the restaurant.

Today we sail 195 km along Lake Baikal!

Day 4

Early in the morning, we return to Olkhon Island, this time to the northern part of it to the picturesque Cape Sagan-Khushun (“Three Brothers” Rock). Our know-all guide tells you a legend, why this place is called in this way.
Optionally, a minivan tour to the northern extremity of Olkhon (Cape Khoboy). The tour is booked in advance, 1 800 rubles/person, duration 3 hours. The tour is available for the group of 8 people and more.
In the afternoon, our ship arrives in Surhaite area and we walk to the women and men’s healing springs.

Today we sail 224 km along Lake Baikal!

Day 5

Our day is rich in activities. We arrive at Akademicheskaya Bay, the “Baikal Dunes” holiday center. At first, we visit Peschanaya Bay and Babushka Bay (1.5 km, low difficulty). On the way, we meet some “stilted” trees, and the aim of our excursion is a beautiful sandy beach in the azure bay.
After lunch, we have an excursion to Observation Rock (2.5 hours, medium difficulty) to see the fascinating and catching panorama of the Baikal. Russian bathhouse on the shore when we return.
Captain’s dinner in the evening!

Today we sail 90 km along Lake Baikal!

Day 6

End of the cruise.
Before we go to Irkutsk, we visit a fish and souvenir market. Transfer to Irkutsk. Approximate arrival in Irkutsk – 12.00
• Meals: Day 1 – lunch, dinner. Day 2-5 – breakfast, lunch, dinner. Day 6 – breakfast.
• The bar works round the clock, where you can buy tea, coffee, snacks, and alcoholic beverages. Any other alcohol on the ship is prohibited.
• Sorry, we cannot guarantee good weather, no wind and no waves. We will try very hard to follow the stated program, but the weather can adjust our itinerary. The captain of the ship is responsible for your safety on the cruise, so the last word in the decision on the route adjustments is always on him.

FAQ

I’m a solo traveler can I join a group?

Yes, we can offer you a SINGLE room accommodation at the hotels.
We can also join you in a group. Please, send us your desired travel dates.

How can I book this tour?

Please, send us the desired travel dates, number of persons, your passport and flight details. We sign a contract with you, and on the basis of the contract we will send you the invoice for the prepayment. You can pay by credit card (VISA or MASTER CARD) and in cash. After we receive the prepayment we will send you the confirmation of the program.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

The price is fixed in RUB. The price in EUR/USD changes every day according to the current exchange rate. All the payment details we will send you by e-mail.

Do the restaurants provide vegetarian menu?

Yes, all the restaurants provide vegetarian menu.

When is it necessary to book a tour?

The best time to book a tour is 1-2 months in advance. Please note that almost all the tours require the Early Booking. The earlier you book the tour and pay for it, the better price you will have. For individual programs the booking time is 2-3 months before the start of the tour. June – September (summer) and January – March (winter) is a high season, so you should take care of your vacation in advance. In this case, you will get the best hotels, the best guides and the best programs. However, if you decide to go to Lake Baikal on the eve of your planned vacation, we will still be glad to offer the best program and services due to our vast experience in this field.

Who will meet us in Irkutsk?

Before you arrive in Irkutsk we will already have all your travel details. So you will be met by a company representative (tourist guide) with the sign “BaikalNova” or your “NAME” at the airport (or at the train station).

Do you have a discount system or any special offers?

Yes, we have some special tour discounts. Besides, we can provide an individual discount after we discuss your program details.

What kind of transport do you provide?

We always provide a safe transfer of the passengers to Lake Baikal on comfortable buses (45 seats, 35 seats, 21 seats, 19 seats, 12 seats, 7 seats, private cars and Jeeps) with comfortable seats, large windows, air conditioning / climate control and professional drivers.

Do you have a German speaking guide?

Yes, you can be accompanied by a German speaking guide. Our company works with French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Polish and English speaking guides. All our guides are certified for the guiding practice and accredited in the museums of the city. They are all in love with Lake Baikal and their native land. So, they are sure to help you discover traditions and the unique beauty of our Siberian land.

What's the difference between an electric train and a retro train?

Difference between the trains is that the retro train has a real steam locomotive at the head of the train. This fact makes the train more authentic. The carriages of both trains are almost the same, except that the electric train has two classes of carriage.

What kind of services affect the cost of the program?

The price depends on the hotel you choose. We can offer you homestay, guesthouse, hostel, hotel *** or hotel ****. The price depends on the kind of transfer you prefer (individual or group), accompaniment of the guide throughout the whole program of the tour. We can offer you excursions with a local guide for each part of the Baikal.

What should we take for a winter trip?

Participants of the tour must have adequate warm clothes for winter expeditions and additional equipment: a sleeping bag, a down jacket, insulated coveralls, a fleece jacket, a warm hat, 2 pairs of warm socks and gloves, winter boots, sunglasses, insect repellent, sunscreen, a personal flashlight, personal first aid kit, a large towel for bathing in the springs.

Is tick vaccination necessary?

It is strongly recommended to have vaccination against tick-borne encephalitis. Ticks are active from early May to mid-July. Although we avoid visiting places of greatest tick-borne activity, insurance of encephalitis is included in the cost of our active tours.

The time of embarkation and disembarkation can change, additionally specify when booking a cruise.
To know all the current prices refer to the managers
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