Breakfast on board.
Arrival at Ogoi Island.
Disembarking by boats, if the weather is fine (takes30-40 min).
Excursion around the island. Visit to the Stupa of Enlightenment.
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.
It is recommended to come to the Stupa with pure thoughts only.
Embarking by boats (takes 40-60 min). Departure to Khuzhir, Olkhon Island.
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.
Lunch on board.
Visit to Sacred Shamanka Rock. Visit to the local lore museum ( optional).
Embarking by boats (takes 40-60 min). Departure to the Ushkany Islands (Zabaikalsky National Park).
Dinner on board.
Evening lecture: “Olkhon Island is the home of shamanism”:
-nature and climate;
-Khuzhir – the biggest settlement on the island;
-places of interest;
-Buryats lifestyle, culture and religion.