This is a 1 day tour for real ski lovers. It is possible to stay in a hotel in Baikalsk and ski for two or more days (is to be paid extra). There is an option of visiting a Mineralogical Museum on the way.
We offer a day trip to a popular Siberian ski resort situated right on the shore of Lake Baikal in Baikalsk city. There is magnificent view to Lake Baikal mirror and snow white mountains around from the top of the mountain. Total length of Baikalsk ski slopes is over 15 km, maximum altitude difference –550m, 5 lifts. The resort is one of the best in Siberia and Far East of Russia, in 2001 Mr.Putin spend seven days vacation skiing in Baikalsk. Snowboard and cross-country skiing are also popular at Baikals.
Early morning tourists are picked up from hotel / homestay by private guide and transferred to Lake Baikal shore, Baikalsk city (140 km, 3 hours). The road to Baikalsk is a part of Moscow-Vladivostok highway, getting along in Siberian taiga forest. There are also few gorges view points on the way. Day is spent at ski slopes, at late afternoon driving back to Irkutsk.