The motor ship "Alexander Veliky" is a comfortable ship, class “Standard”, was renovated in 2018. The great advantage of this ship is an ability to approach practically any point within Lake Baikal.
The route of the six-day cruise includes the main attractions of Lake Baikal. Many placescannot be visited by land!
We visit the Baikal Museum and learn many interesting facts about Baikal,
We visit Olkhon Island and see the most recognizable landscape of Lake Baikal – Shamanka Rock and Cape Sagan-Khushun in the north of the island, learn many Buryat legends,
We visit Ogoi Island and see the Buddhist Stupa of Enlightenment to make a wish,
We visit the largest rookery of the Baikal seal – the Ushkany Islands, and almost certainly see the seal in its natural environment,
We swim in the hot springs in Chivyrkuysky Bay,
We sunbathe in Akademicheskaya Bay, see stilted trees and go to a Russian bath on the shore of Lake Baikal.
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Arrival at Ogoi Island.
Ogoi Island is one of the Baikal “places of power. In 2005 the Stupa of Enlightenment was erected. If you walk around the Stupa barefoot three times, it can help to clean up your mind from deep emotions, worries and problems. You can also make a wish which will definitely come true.Return to the ship. Departure to Khuzhir, Olkhon Island.(Pribaikalsky National park).
It is recommended to come to the Stupa with pure thoughts only.
Visit to the museum of local lore.Olkhon Island is the largest island of Lake Baikal. Olkhon is the geographical, historical and sacral center of the lake. Here, according to legends, the Buryats appeared, and the first Buryat shaman got his gift. Shamanka Rock is one of the nine shrines in Asia. The cave in the Rock is considered the habitat of the spirit-protector of Olkhon Island.
Chivyrkuisky Bay is one of the most interesting, attractive and visited places in the Zabaikalsky national Park. It is shallow; the water temperature reaches 22-24ºC.The bay is painterly. Sandy beaches, islands, majestic and picturesque capes, thermal springs, dwarf cedar thickets, bird colonies attract the attention of tourists. The coastline of the Bay is heavily indented and forms a number of small and wind-protected bays. One of them is Zmeinaya (Snake) Bay, which is famous for its hot springs that pour out in several places on land and under water. The Bay name is connected with the non-poisonous coluber, which sometimes appear here. Spring temperatures range from + 32 to + 45 °C. The water is bicarbonate-sulfate-sodium, with the smell and taste of hydrogen sulfide, with a fluorine content of 10 to 23 mg/l.
The holiday center "Baikal Dunes" is located 280 km from Irkutsk, on the territory of the Pribaikalsky National Park. The well-groomed territory and the well-arranged beach zone in combination with the new wooden cottages, which are organically entered into a landscape of Academicheskaya Bay, leave a pleasant impression. Surrounded by ancient rocks, beautiful Siberian taiga and Lake Baikal, the holiday center offers its guests accommodation in one of the most beautiful places on lake Baikal, where everything creates a great mood: the taiga slopes of the Primorsky mountain ridge, large and small rocks, cedars, larches, a clean beach of fine quartz pebbles.
The ship arrives in Listvianka, VSRP pier.
Landing and boarding are made with a help of a ship’s ladder.
Sorry, it is impossible to guarantee good weather, no winds or no waves. We try very hard to follow the stated program. However, the weather can make adjustments to our route. The captain of the ship is responsible for your safety during the cruise, so the final word in the decision on any route change is always on him.