Lake Baikal Ice Adventure

From US $2,897

Spring is undoubtedly one of the best times to embark on Baikal ice adventure. It is a time where you can experience all the beauty of this frozen lake without being scared by the severe Siberian winter. In March, the temperature is above zero, but the ice is still solid and crystal clear. During your trip you will get to experience closeness to Siberia and its wild that you have never felt before.

You will feel the beautiful isolation of nature during this hand crafted tour. We sure you’ll be amazed by frozen beauty of Baikal. We speed things up as you will get to experience dog sledding, snowmobiles, ice skating, hovercraft rides and many more activities; including the most unique experiences — ice rafting and swimming in the ice hole after a steamy Russian Sauna! Try local cuisine: Siberian sashimi and fish skewers on a picnic, organised in the middle of the frozen lake.

  • Itinerary
  • Inclusions
  • Departures
  • Accommodation
  • Map
Welcome to Baikal

Day 1: Welcome to Baikal

Welcome to Irkutsk! For the next 4 days, you are going to travel by an expeditionary Nissan Safari SUV on the frozen surface of the great Lake Baikal. Your first destination is the legendary island of Olkhon - the symbol of Lake Baikal.

Baikal Ice caves

Day 2: Baikal Ice caves

Today you will be stunned as you visit, magical grottos, ice caves and secret places that are usually hidden by impassable rocks, which spring from the depths. We invite you to enjoy winter activities, such as ice-skating, ice-tubing or just photo-shooting.

Petroglyphs on Sagan Zaba rock

Day 3: Petroglyphs on Sagan Zaba rock

Today you will travel to Buguldeika village, and visit Mt Shebety, sacred Mt Yerd, and explore the famous ancient Petroglyphs on Sagan Zaba rock. In the evening you'll enjoy traditional meal "pelmeny".

Hovercraft ride to Peschanaya Bay

Day 4: Hovercraft ride to Peschanaya Bay

This day we travel further by truly Siberian winter transport - hovercraft. We will stop at Peschanaya bay, which is considered to be one of the most picturesque places of Lake Baikal. In the evening we will have reached cozy Listvyanka village.

Dog sledding and snowmobile in Listvyanka

Day 5: Dog sledding and snowmobile in Listvyanka

During day five you will wonder at the great forests of Siberia, and will have to opportunity to travel by snowmobiles and enjoy dog sledding experience.

Picnic on an Ice raft

Day 6: Picnic on an Ice raft

We'll start the day with the excursion in Listvyanka village, than we will participate in the most unique experience - ice rafting! Picnic will be organised on the floating ice.

Farewell hugs

Day 7: Farewell hugs

Time to say goodbye to the oldest and deepest lake on earth. After breakfast, transfer to the airport.

  • What's included

  • Group airport transfers
  • Transportation on tour according to the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation on Olkhon Island, Buguldeika and Listvyanka villages
  • Breakfasts in the hotel, some lunches during day excursions
  • Enriching tours and experiences with professional local English speaking guides
  • Experienced local drivers
  • Russian visa support letter
  • Not included

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa fees
  • Optional experiences
  • Individual transfers
DatesAvailabilityPriceSingle sup. 
26th Feb - 04th March, 2017
Guaranteed Departures
Sold out US $2,897 N/A
15th - 21st March, 2017
Guaranteed Departures
Sold out US $2,897 N/A

Dauriya homestay Listvyanka

Homestay «Dauriya» focused on sport activities in a natural environment of the Baikal region. Situated in the village of Listvyanka it's just 300 meters from the lake. The hotel has a main building, where there are 3 rooms. Amenities: bathroom with shower.  

Talovskoye hunters cabin

Talovskoye hunters cabin is built from Siberian pine, this remote and beautiful building located near to Buguldeika village. The original interiors of the rooms, a cozy lounge with fireplace create an atmosphere of calm and comfort. Our group will stay in rooms with ocupancy for 2-3 people. Toilet and shower on the floor.


Baikalov ostrog

Baikalov Ostrog allows guests the unique opportunity to enjoy the grandeur and beauty of one of the cleanest lakes in the world. You’ll experience Baikal’s calming atmosphere in comfort, surrounded by a wild landscape and sacred sites of ancient Asian origin. Baikalov Ostrog has comfortable rooms and stylized wooden architecture reminiscent of Siberia’s fascinating history, with a Cossack building in its centre.

Make an enquiry Detailed itinerary

Trip Details

  • Trip Name: Lake Baikal Ice Adventure
  • Trip Code: LBW001
  • Trip Style: group tours
  • Type: Scheduled ?
  • Duration: 7 days/6 nights
  • Arrival city: Irkutsk
  • Departure city: Irkutsk
  • Places visited: Lake Baikal
  • Group size: 2-10 people
Need a hand? Call us on +61 2 9388 9816 Request a Private Date

Download your Lake Baikal Travel Guide


Scheduled departures, with like minded travellers. For dates see departures tab.


Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.


Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.