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Circum Baikal Railway by tourist train
  • 1 day
  • from 1 May to 31 October
  • Complexity 
  • Group tour
KBZhD is a dead-end segment of the TRANS-Siberian railway (84 km long), a monument to engineering art, rich in various structures – bridges, tunnels, galleries- which is possibly number one in the world. The railway goes directly on the shore of Lake Baikal, which means you have the opportunity to admire and Instagram beautiful views on the tour. The tour takes 12-14 hours including some sightseeing stops. The tour is carried out by rail bus, and some days – by retro locomotive.
Excursion cost
from 3 100 rub.
2nd class (for Russian residents)
3 300 rub.
1st class (for Russian residents)
3 800 rub.
2nd class (for non-Russian persons)
4 600 rub.
1st class (for non-Russian persons)
4 900 rub.
Retro steam loco (for Russian residents)
4 000 rub.
Retro steam loco (for children up to 12 y.o.)
3 000 rub.
Retro steam loco (for non-Russian persons)
5 000 rub.
Excursion cost from 3 100 rub.
2nd class (for Russian residents) 3 300 rub.
1st class (for Russian residents) 3 800 rub.
2nd class (for non-Russian persons) 4 600 rub.
1st class (for non-Russian persons) 4 900 rub.
Retro steam loco (for Russian residents) 4 000 rub.
Retro steam loco (for children up to 12 y.o.) 3 000 rub.
Retro steam loco (for non-Russian persons) 5 000 rub.

  • Ticket for tourist train
  • Ferry ticket Listvyanka-Port Baikal
  • Bus transfer Listvyanka-Irkutsk
  • Russian speaking guide service in train
  • Medical insurance

Additional cost for Baikal side in train +500 rub./pax. 

The tour cost in JUNE and SEPTEMBER is 200 rub./pax. lower.
For children up 12 y.o. - discount 200 rub.
Paid separately
  • Meals
  • Guidance with foreign languages
Excursion program
  • Irkutsk
  • KBZhD

There are two variants of the KBZhD tour– the classic one from Irkutsk railway station to Baikal Port, and the "mirror" one- from Baikal Port to Irkutsk. The route option depends on the day of the week. The exact time of departure and arrival is stated in the confirmation.

Classic route:

  • Excursion on the KBZhD, 5-6 stops from 20 min. to one hour and half (estimated stops: Slyudianka, Angasolka, Sharyzhalgay, Kirkirey, Polovinnaya, Italian supportive wall).

  • 17:00-18:35 – arrival in Baikal.

  • Ferry to Listvianka.

  • Bus to Irkutsk ( 70 km, 1.5 h)

  • ≈20:00-20:30 – End of the tour

“Mirror” route

  • ≈7:30 – Bus to Listvianka (70 km, 1,5 h).
  • Ferry to Baikal Port.

  • 10:00-10:30 – Boarding the train in Baikal Port.

  • Excursion on the KBZhD, 5-6 stops from 20 min. to one hour and half (estimated stops: Slyudianka, Angasolka, Sharyzhalgay, Kirkirey, Polovinnaya, Italian supportive wall).

  • ≈20:30 – The train arrives at Irkutsk railway station, end of the tour.

Route on the map
IrkutskKBZhD
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