Mini-tour to Olkhon: Steppe Adventure

Olkhon is an amazing sacred place, which is worthy visiting. Even if you don't have enough time, you can admire all its beauty in only 2 days. You'll fall in love with lovely steppe sceneries, coniferous forests and sandy beaches, and energetically powerful places will allow you to feel strong and cheerful.

2 days / 1 nights
all year round
1 -10
Number of people in group
Tour information

Sights and entertainments:
cape Burkhan ( Shaman rock), Buryat villages, steppe landscapes, Small Sea Strait, Olkhon gate, island of Olkhon, cape Khoboy, Buryat legends, sacred mountains, Buryat cuisine

Detailed program

Day 1.

Departure to the island of Olkhon

On the way - short stop at the roadside cafe for about 30-40 minutes, it is possible to have dinner at your own expense.

The island of Olkhon is separated from the continent by the passage Olkhon gate, which width near the ferry is about two kilometers. This distance the ferry passes in 15-20 minutes.

Arrival at the hotel and check-in.

Free time. It is possible to walk along Khuzhir village and see cape Burkhan ( Shamanka rock). It is the best-known place at Baikal, lake's brand.

Day 2.


You will have the tour by UAZ cars to cape Khoboy - the northernmost point of Olkhon island. Place of extraordinary power and beauty. During the excursion you will stop at five most beautiful places of northern part of the island.

The program of excursion includes picnic lunch – Baikal fish soup made of omul. The driver will cook it on fire.

After the excursion way back to Irkutsk. Arrival in the city

Price of the tour
Number of people in the group
Price in dollars per person
more than 6
Price includes:

- accommodation in standard rooms
- breakfasts, dinners (in hotel) and lunch picnic during the automobile excursion on day 2
- automobile excursion in group to the cape Khoboy on day 2
- transfer Irkutsk-Olkhon-Irkutsk
- services of the guide
Not included:

- additional excursions

Always happy to help you finding the best tour

Tanya Tomitova

Guide and travel agent at Baikal