Trekking to Bolshie Koty

“Scape view of Bolshie Koty region”

An extensive 2-day hike on the shore of Lake Baikal

This hike is a full two-day adventure from Listvyanka to Bolshie Koty and back.

The trail will lead you along the Western shore of Lake Baikal, at times reaching 100-200m above the lake level, giving you an astonishing view of the scenery around you.

You’ll trek first to Bolshie Koty that will take 6 hours from Listvyanka village and include a picnic, before checking in to a guest-house, when you’ll then have some free time to appreciate the landscape around you and enjoy your dinner.

The next day, you’ll enjoy a delicious breakfast before leaving Bolshie Koty. On the way to Listvyanka you will have a stop to rest and have cooked on a camp fire lunch.

Excursion details

Location: Russia, Irkutsk

Category: Activity and Sport

Duration: 2 days

What’s included:

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


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

Restrictions: Tour starts and end in Listvyanka.

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.