Lake Baikal New Year Break
Lake Baikal New Year Break

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Lake Baikal New Year Break ( BNY8 )

Bring in the New Year in a truly magical way- at beautiful Lake Baikal. Embrace the unique atmosphere of winter time in Russia; take part in traditional games, epic New Year celebrations and view breathtaking scenery. Lake Baikal holds 20% of the world’s total unfrozen fresh water and is the deepest lake on the planet. The water is crystal clear and during the winter months creates remarkable turquoise tinged ice. This New Year tour is full of exciting activities including a Gala Dinner, a trip to Irkutsk and a firework display with idyllic picturesque surroundings. Most certainly a once in a lifetime holiday to remember!
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Lake Baikal
Lake Baikal
Few natural sights can surpass the beauty and grandeur of the Pearl of Siberia. Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world and holds 20% of the world’s freshwater. It stretches for 636 km longwise and 80 km widthwise. The Baikal’s maximum depth is 1,637 m. It is known as a "laboratory of biodiversity" as it is home to nearly 3,000 species of animals and plants, many of which are found nowhere else, such as a unique breed of freshwater seal.
Day 1

Upon arrival in Irkutsk, you are transferred to the Baikalskiye Terema Hotel situated in Listvyanka Village on the banks of stunning Lake Baikal. Relax with some free time before the New Year Gala Dinner in the hotel, complete with games, gifts, surprises and fireworks. What better way to welcome in the New Year? (L, D)

Day 2

After breakfast, make the most of your free time in Listvyanka. Take a stroll on the banks of Lake Baikal where you can watch locals make ice sculptures, go dog sledding or take a trip on a Khivus motorship across the ice (payable locally). (B)

Day 3

Today, visit the Baikal Musuem where you can virtually dive to the bottom of the lake and learn about the flora and fauna, some of which are unique to the area. In the afternoon, take a trip to the local market where you have the opportunity to buy souvenirs and try smoked Baikal fish. (B)

Day 4

Visit the Talsty Open Air Ethnographic Museum located on the banks of the Angara River. The museum is home to examples of Eastern Siberian wooden architecture and will give you an insight into life in rural Russia. (B, D)

New Year at Lake Baikal is available on enquiry basis - please get in touch with our Destination Managers and they will put together a holiday of a lifetime for you.

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DEPARTURE 2017 Prices based on 2 passengers travelling,
PER PERSON FROM, excluding flights
31 DECEMBER - 5 JANUARY 739.13 £

Tour Includes:

  • 5 nights 3* accommodation based on 2 sharing a twin/double with private en suite facilities including breakfast
  • Varied meal plan as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • New Year Gala Dinner
  • Transfers as outlined in the tour itinerary
  • Excursions as outlined in the tour itinerary

Tour Excludes:

  • Flights
  • Russian visa fees paid directly to Consulate
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