Kayaking Lake Baikal

Kayaking Lake Baikal is one of the best ways to see the Lake’s diverse flora and fauna, and visit its many breathtaking coves and picturesque bays.

Become swept away in the relaxed and tranquil atmosphere of Lake Baikal. Kayaking Lake Baikal tour takes you across crystal clear waters by day and sleeping on its shores by night. From Buguldeika village to Peschanaya, this tour invites guests to feel the energy of the world’s oldest lake as they navigate on its transparent water and relax on the soft sands of its shores.
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5 Days / 4 Nights


2 - 6 People

Itinerary View map

Day 1:Welcome to Irkutsk

Welcome to Irkutsk. You’ll be greeted by your 56th Parallel tour leader at the airport and transfer to Buguldeika village situated on the shore of Lake Baikal. Learn the basics of kayaking on the journey before spending the night in tents.

Day 2:Sennaya Bay

Today your kayaking journey begins. You’ll stop in the beautiful Sennaya Bay where you’ll spend the rest of your afternoon and camp overnight.

Day 3:Peschanaya Bay

Make your way to Peschanaya Bay, famous for its golden beaches, emerald water and ‘walking trees,’ with stilted roots which travellers can pass through.

Day 4:Srednie Bay

You’ll spend the morning exploring more of Peschanaya Bay before kayaking to Srednie Homity, another picturesque bay in the area.

Day 5:Farewell hugs

You will enjoy one last leisurely kayak trip before arriving to Bolshoye Goloustnoye village to transfer to Irkutsk for your journey home.



Camping on the shores of Lake Baikal


All meals during kayaking days


Group arrival and departure airport transfers


Experienced kayaker-guide

Local English-speaking tour leader

Activities and sights

All sights indicated in the itinerary


Rental of kayaks, life-jackets, paddles, waterproof backpacks, tents, kitchenware, campfire equipment

Russian visa support documents

*Russian visa can be arranged by 56th Parallel for an additional cost (for Australian citizens only). Apply for comprehensive visa service here.

Not included

Flights, travel insurance, visa, optional excursions, individual transfers, tips

Dates & Prices

DatesAvailabilityPriceSingle sup. 
29 Jul - 02 Aug 2018
Guaranteed Departures
Limited spaces US $1,490 N/A Reserve

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