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Dog Sledding and Lake Baikal excursion (9 hours)

Try dog sledding during your stay in Listvyanka, the closest lakeshore village to Irkutsk and the most visited of the villages on Lake Baikal. Outside busy weekends, the village is still reasonably quiet with inspiring views towards the distant snow-capped Kamar Daban Mountains. See an open-air dog cage and have a true appreciation for wonderful dogs! You will know how to hitch dogs up correctly and learn about the unique physiology and incredible skills of the specially brought from Kamchatka peninsula racing huskies. Come meet us and let our beautiful & affectionate Siberian Husky sled dogs steal your heart and make outdoor adventure and vacation memories to last a lifetime! It is a uniquely Russian way to explore the forests and trails surrounding Lake Baikal. Experienced guide-instructor will escort your trip with a ski-doo

From February 15 till March 31.
Departure from hotel: 9:30 am. Back to Irkutsk at 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Duration

After sightseeing around the Listvyanka village you will have a chance to view an open-air dog cage to see how the harness is put on the dogs, the instructor will tell you about the huskies' character, teach you to hitch dogs up correctly and to drive them. You are sure to find common language with this most devoted and most ancient man's friend. After this preparation, a dog team of Russian racing huskies, brought from Kamchatka peninsula, lead you along the forest trail.  Controlling the wooden sledge at sharp turns, enjoying the speed and the breath-taking beauty of the surroundings, the sheer excitement and adrenalin rush from this experience is wonderful and evokes the feelings of unity with nature.

Experienced guide-instructor will escort your trip with a skidoo.

Note:  When taking a dog sled ride, there is a possibility to share a lap among tourists, e.g. the lap 
of 10 km can be started by one tourist and after 5 km ride a shift with another person may be done, so 2-3 tourists can try dog sledding  one after another during 10 -15 km ride. It is also possible to arrange a ride longer than 10 km (for one adult 5 km or more km)

Type: Private Tour
Duration: 9 hours
Departure time: 09:30 AM

Important info

Price includes
  • Transfers according to the itinerary

  • English/German speaking guide
  • Museum of Lake Baikal (Limnological Museum) or Museum of Wooden Architecture tickets

  • Dog sledding 5 km

Not included
  • Lunches and dinners are not included There are a lot of places to eat in Lisvyanka
Additional expenses

French speaking guide

Sights included in program

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In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the best tour guides only. Multilingual and well travelled, each possesses deep insight into the diverse attractions and cultural patterns throughout the region. With us guides undergo a rigorous selection process, achieving outstanding knowledge of local culture and language. Rest assured that the best tour guides only will be working on the tours to give you excellent opportunity to explore the best of the sights during both short and long-term stay in Russia.

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