8 days in Lake Baikal Itinerary

8 days in Lake Baikal Itinerary

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8 days in Lake Baikal Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + Taxi + Ferry:  10 h
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Moscow


Listvyanka ©
Listvyanka is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, outdoors, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Baikal Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nerpinary, get great views at Cableway, and stop by Baikal Bskie Souvenirs.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Listvyanka online trip itinerary builder .

Moscow to Listvyanka is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Moscow to Listvyanka is 5 hours. Traveling from Moscow in November, expect nights in Listvyanka to be colder, around -17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Irkutsk.

Things to do in Listvyanka

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Baikal Museum ©
Baikal Museum
Nerpinary ©
The Great Baikal Trail ©
The Great Baikal Trail


The most popular stop on the Trans-Siberian railway, Irkutsk gained fame as the cultural center of Decembrist exiles.
Irkutsk is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of The Epiphany, get engrossed in the history at Irkutsk Regional Historical and Memorial Museum of Decembrists, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Kazan Icon of the Mother of God.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Irkutsk trip planner.

Drive from Listvyanka to Irkutsk in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November, daytime highs in Irkutsk are -5°C, while nighttime lows are -17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Irkutsk

Museums Outdoors Tours
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk ©
Monument to the Founders of Irkutsk
130 Kvartal ©
130 Kvartal