"Lake Baikal Railway, Irkutsk"
Venture round Lake Baikal on the Local Railway
This day long tour will not disappoint with several opportunities to experience the engineering and culture in Irkutsk’s Railway.
You’ll begin your enchanting journey in Irkutsk before travelling on to the exquisite Sludyanka station, the only to be made of marble.
Even your lunch is stemmed in Russian culture as you’re served by a ‘Babushka’ who lives in a tiny station near the huge 700m tunnel.
Not only will she serve you up some delicious authentic food, it will be complemented by home-made vodka called ‘Samogon’ for a true experience of Russian delicacies.
You’ll return to Irkutsk at night, with the opportunity to see the city lit up at night with bustle and beauty to get the full experience of the city both glistening in the sun and sparkling in the moonlight.
Location: Russia, Irkutsk
Category: Culture and History
Duration: 8 hours
Restrictions: Seasonal variations throughout the year -