Baikal in 1 Day

We leave the city to the west towards Irkutsk along the federal highway, the only one that connects Buryatia with the Irkutsk region. About an hour to the Holy Trinity Monastery, one of the first in Eastern Siberia. We walk around the courtyard, admire the views of the Selenga River.

About an hour more, and we will visit the Baikal datsan Damba Darzhalin, a sacred place for Buddhists. Nearby, we will make a stop at the observation deck to admire Baikal.

Then it remained not far from the hotel in the forest, where we have a good lunch in a café, and then walk to the shore of Lake Baikal.

After the walk, we go back, and an hour later we make a relaxing stop in the hot outdoor pool, it is possible to swim in the hot mineral water in the fresh air even in winter. You can also just relax, have a snack in a café and walk to the bank of the Selenga.

From there a little more that 1 hour driving to return to Ulan-Ude.



Start: 9:00
End: 19:00
Group: from 1 to 14 people
Difficulty: low
Total driving distance: 350 kilometers
Total walking distance: <5 km

Plan of the Tour

8:45 Meeting with the guide.

9:00 Departure from Ulan-Ude to the west along the Moscow highway.

10:15 Church of St. Nicholas the Wonderworker and the Holy Trinity Selenginsky Monastery.

12:00 Datsan Dam Darzhalin and the formation site of Proval Bay.

12:30 Observation deck.

13:00 Lunch at a cafe or picnic.

14:00 Walk along the shore of Lake Baikal.

15:00 Departure for the return journey.

16:00 Visit to the hot pool.

19:00 Arrival in Ulan-Ude.


  • Car or van with fuel.
  • Guide-driver or driver and guide.
  • Pick-up and drop-off.

Not included

  • Tickets to museums and places not listed in the plan.
  • Посещение горячего бассейна.
  • Обед.


1-3 people 5900 RUB

4-6 people 8900 RUB

7-14 people 11900 RUB

Price is total for the group.