Circum Baikal Railway tour (with transfer back to Listvyanka) (13 hours) - uVisitRussia
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Circum Baikal Railway tour (with transfer back to Listvyanka) (13 hours)

We offer you to make a tour along the Circum Baikal railway that is considered to be the monument of historical and cultural heritage.

During this tour you will have a unique chance to explore the beauty of the region from 3 different viewpoints: being aboard the ferry, from the train window and driving by car from Listvyanka.  

The Circum Baikal railway goes from Slyudyanka to Port Baikal and opens up a picturesque view of Lake Baikal in front of you. The railroad is 89 km long. Its tunnels and stone galleries were built in early 20th century according to non-typical constructive projects. The Circum Baikal railway has never been reconstructed ever since.

You will be picked up from the hotel and taken to the Listvyanka harbour (Rogatka). From Rogatka Harbour by ferry you will go to the Port Baikal, where you will get on Krugobaikalskiy Express train. The train makes a few stops on its way. Guide service and lunch will be provided for you during the trip. The final stop is at Slyudyanka from where you will get on a train to Irkutsk station.

The tour finishes at the train station of Irkutsk with transfer back to Listvyanka (to your hotel at Listvyanka village).

Type: Small Group Tours
Duration: 13 hours

Important info

Price includes
  • transport service (transfer according to the programme)
  • guide service of English
  • train tickets
  • ferry tickets
  • lunch
Additional expenses

Prices per person

For the 1st class tickets to the Circum Baikal Train 14$ 11$ 10$ 9$ 8$ 7$

Sights included in program

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Baikal : Port Baikal
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1 person - US$ 588 (US$ 588 per person)
2 person - US$ 610 (US$ 305 per person)
3 person - US$ 630 (US$ 210 per person)
4 person - US$ 804 (US$ 201 per person)
5 person - US$ 825 (US$ 165 per person)
6 person - US$ 846 (US$ 141 per person)
Price for persons: 1 - 6

Our flexible payment options allow you to pay 20% of a deposit first and the remaining 80% in 14 days prior to your tour date - payment can be done both online or over the phone. This gives you the peace of mind knowing your spaces are booked on the tours and that you do not miss out on making the most of your time in Russia.

Also you get the best, top-rated and most experienced and knowledgeable hand-picked tour guide appointed on a priority basis.
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.

Once you complete your reservation, we will send you a booking confirmation email. As the day of the tour approaches, our logistics team will provide you with all relevant information for your tour.

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