Hovercraft tour on frozen lake Baikal

“Hovercraft on frozen Baikal, Russia”

Immerse yourself in the Siberian wilderness riding on the penetrating ice of lake Baikal

UNESCO-listed lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest fresh water lake in the world, especially beautiful in winter. Enjoy this 1-hour ride across the frozen surface of the lake aboard the hovercraft that can hold up to seven guests.

You will be met and accompanied by an English-speaking guide from your hotel in Listvyanka* to the pier. Your frosty tour will start from the main pier of Listvyanka and take you to the source of the Angara river where ice of Lake Baikal meets with outflowing water and offers the breath-taking view.

You’ll ride along the shore of Lake Baikal, one of the most mysterious and beautiful places in the world, and admire the beautiful landscapes and surroundings of winter Baikal.

Excursion details

Location: Russia, Irkutsk

Category: Activity and Sport

Duration: 2 hours

What’s included:

Hovercraft rent for 1 hour, English-speaking guide

A local guide and any other fees including any museum entrance fees. Meals and transfers included only where stated


Tour starts and ends in Listvyanka. If you need a transfer to the starting point of the tour, please leave a note in the excursion request. Transfer to the starting point and back to the hotel can be organised for additional cost.

The tour is subject to weather conditions.

For groups of more than 6 people, price will be provided on application.

Restrictions: Available every day from the middle of February to the beginning of April

Physical rating: Moderate – Involves a certain amount of walking and/or physical activity

Guides available: English – Other languages are available though there maybe a price variation.