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Listvyanka by car

Quiet yet remarkable Listvyanka Village is located on the shore of the Lake Baikal, the deepest lake in the world. The village's beauty is instantly apparent as the town rests along rolling green mountains and a plush landscape. Even with the grand hills and Lake Baikal both in view, the town has a charm that goes beyond its geography. Listvyanka Village is composed of wooden cabins, churches, and stores, and this is the key in providing the visitor with a truly serene setting. While the town is small, there is more than enough to enjoy with museums, gift shops, and of course, delicious local cuisine. A trip to Listvyanka by car.

A trip to Listvyanka by car.

In Listvyanka you'll visit a local Baikal museum that also has a set of aquariums. All exhibits are dedicated to the origin and the history of the lake, its flora and fauna, geological structure, climate and tectonics of Pribaikalye. Among other objects you will see stuffed birds and animals and a collection of minerals as well as models of the lake bed showing its history, the peculiarities of its shoreline and bottom. Since 2004 11 aquariums have become a part of the living exhibition. It also includes one representative of the mammals, the Baikal Seal. 

Your guide will show you the famous Shaman Rock and tell you the legend about the wild Angara River. Walk up to a nearby view point. There you’ll get a chance to take panoramic pictures of Baikal from above.

Enjoy your visit to a local 19th century wooden St.Nicolas church and a local fish market where you’ll see a great variety of fish. Listvyanka Village is an ideal destination for a remarkable and truly unique experience in Russia.

Return to Irkutsk. 

Type: Small Group Tours

Important info

Price includes
  • National park entrance fee
  • Museum tickets
  • Transfer Irkutsk-Listvyanka-Irkutsk
  • English-speaking guide

Sights included in program

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