Active Winter Holidays at Baikal: Spa and Skis (Snowboard)

Winter holidays at Baikal are full of unforgettable impressions.
The ski resort Gora Sobolinaya in the southern part of Baikal attracts a large number of active sports lovers.

And even for those who aren't fans of ski or snowboarding, there will be entertainments here. Fun, energy, sun and snow-covered slopes, overlooking Baikal, will charge you with cheerfulness and excellent mood.

5 days / 4 nights
December - April
1 -10
Number of people in group
Tour information
Sights and entertainments:
mountain skiing, snowboarding, active holidays, Spa, Russian banya (sauna), Tunka valley, mineral springs, Buddhist datsan, walk to falls, Buryat cuisine
Detailed program

Day 1

After meeting at the airport or the railway station we will start our fascinating trip to hot springs of Arshan. It is a well-known resort in the territory of Buryatia, where people, interested in healthy lifestyle, come. We will walk along the winter village, admire beautiful mountain landscapes and try curative water. Arshan is also famous for the waterfalls, one of which we will be able to see during the walk, and we will visit the Buddhist datsan as well.

Day 2

Today we will start an excursion along Tunka valley, which is famous for its curative springs. We will drive along the most beautiful places with stops for photos with the background of the Siberian Alps. And then we will go to the resort, called Nilov Monastery, to walk along the river Ikhe-Ukhgun. And then we will go to Zhemchug village, where there are pools with water of different temperature, and everybody will have an opportunity to swim in them.
Overnight in the hotel

Day 3

Today we will go to Baykalsk, a ski center in the south of Baikal, the extent of routes of which is more than 15 km.

On arrival to the resort everyone will be able to go skiing or snowboarding, and after active day it will be possible to relax in Siberian banya.

Day 4

Today the whole day will be devoted to the downhill skiing. Sobolinaya Gora has 12 nice trails: there is also an educational slope for the beginners, and for those who are already advanced skiers. The highest point makes 1004 m.

Besides, there is a snowpark and the trail for snowtubing. For all the visitors there is an opportunity to go by snowmobiles along the picturesque woods and snow-covered ice of Baikal and to enjoy local open spaces.

At the resort there is an opportunity to go for massage and any Spa program.

Day 5

After breakfast we will say goodbye to Gora Sobolinaya resort and we'll go to Irkutsk.

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

- car rent
- guide services
- accommodation in the hotel in Arshan (1 night), at the hotel in Zhemchug (1 night), in Baykalsk (2 nights)
- meals (breakfasts, dinners),
- entrance tickets to the waterfalls
Additionally paid:

- lunches on the way
- additional excursions
It is necessary to take with you:

- documents
- cash for purchases, souvenirs
- swimming suit (for the pool in Zhemchug)
- warm, comfortable clothes for skiing (snowboarding)

Always happy to help you finding the best tour

Tanya Tomitova

Guide and travel agent at Baikal