The Jewel of the Baikal


Description:

Sandy Bay is famous for its beauty natural interest of Baikal. Pyramid-shaped rocks Large and Small Kolokolnya stand nearby like the giant guards towering on 80 and 60 meters.  They are sharply cliffing into the lake depths, shielding the Bay from winds and bad weather. Walking-on-stilts trees are another wonder of the Bay. These trees are magnificent larches and pine-trees.  Water and winds blow out the soil under the trees, growing on the slope of the northern part of Sandy Bay. Travel to Sandy Bay over amazingly beautiful Baikal ice will leave magic memories.

Agenda:

Day 1: Gathering at the Eastland ski resort, Listvyanka settlement. Briefing, equipping. Departure to the taiga and descent to Krestovaya Pad by snowmobiles. We move over ice and keep riding along the Baikal western shore. We will have a stay near Kadilny Cape, and then our route will follow to Bolshoye Goloustnoye settlement where hot meal will be served. After a short break, we get to the Sandy Bay, passing by unique and spectacular locations of Lake Baikal. Arrival to the Baikal Dunes tourist camp (accommodation, dinner). Those who wish can visit Russian banya (bath-house).

Day 2: Breakfast and departure from the tourist camp for a local sight-seeing tour (Baklaniy Island, Big Kolokolnya Bay and Small Kolokolnya Cape, Babushka Bay). Then we move back to Listvyanka settlement with a stay for lunch at Bolshoye Goloustnoye.



Period: February – March;

Tour time: 2 days;

Total length of travel: 180 km.

Price:
1 person per snowmobile: 35,000 rubles
2 persons per snowmobile: 21,000 rubles (per person)

The price includes:
- snowmobile rental;
- accompaniment by coaches;
- tourist camp accommodation;
- meals;
- Russian banya visit;
- equipping;
- recreation contributions and payments.