Summer tours 
Baikalian week - 7 days
Lake Baikal - the Ancient Tazheranskaya Steppe and the Tunka Alpes - 15 days
Lake Baikal - The Tazheranskaya Steppe - 7 days
Siberian canyoning - 7 days
Lake Baikal - Bol'shiye Koty - 4 days
In the Sayany Mounts - 4 days
The Kitoy River Rafting and Visiting Caves - 4 days
Rafting down the Irkut river - 5 days
The Olkhinskoye Plateau Rocks - 4 days
 
Winter tours 
Winter canyoning in Sayan mountains. - 7 days
The Glacial Baikal. Down the Baikal Ice and Snow-covered Ol'khon - 14 days
The Glacial Baikal. Down the Baikal Ice and Snow-covered Ol'khon - 10 days
River Kitoy Caves - 1 day
The Aya Bay Caves - 1 day
The Baikal Caves - 1 day
 

 

 
The Aya Bay Caves. Winter program.

Distance from Irkutsk is 240 km.
The program is estimated for 1 day .

Lake Baikal is one of the world's most ancient lochs. But a few people know that the Baikal caves are even older than the lake! Those are surprising creations of Nature. Among white Archaean marbles entries to the caves open. Some of them have been known to the mankind for thousands of years, legends have been composed about them, shamans hold their rituals here nowadays. Some others have been discovered by speleologists only lately, and they have been startling people with unusual beauty of the grottoes, tiff crystals and corallites, bizarre ice sculptures.

пещера МечтаThe program includes:
1. . Visiting the Aya and Vologodskogo caves. The Aya cave is the longest one on the Baikal coastline. Its passages' total extent makes 1300 meters. Since the ancient times the cave has been one of the most honored shamanistic sites. Even during the hottest summertime it is always cold here - there are snow crystals on patterned walls, and transparent ice stalagmites on the floor with red clay around. The walls are patterned by some unusual formations - tiff corallites those are - which were formed thousands of years ago on the shores of the cave lochs, non-existent at present. The Vologodskogo cave is 17 meter deep. Having overcome two plumb wells, you will feel a real explorer of the underground world. The Aya bay caves leave an unforgettable impression!
2. Field dinner.

The services, included in the tour cost:
-- All the transfers according to the program
-- Qualified guides accompanying you
-- The necessary safety, speleological outfit and equipment, special gear to visit caves
-- At the base camp they will install a grand tent with an oven for you
-- They will cook field dinner on a fire

Note: the trip does not require special skills and abilities, it is accessible for both adults and children; by the trip start you will have had a 2 km hike. Your equipping is to correspond to a winter forest hike.

 
 
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Notes  

  * The winter program is in action from September, 16 till May, 15

  * The summer program is in action from May, 16 till September, 15.

The information on the extra tours you can obtain by writing to us at the address: baikalexp@irk.ru

You can work out the program on your own of the tours offered.

 
 
 
 

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