RU EN

Golden buckle of Transsib

from 2080Р (14 hours) 12+


We will make a trip to a unique natural and engineering complex – the Circum-Baikal Railway. We will start our journey in Irkutsk on a passenger train station and will take a trip to Lake Baikal. On the way we will learn a brief history of road construction in the Angara region, among which the most unparalleled in complexity was the Trans-Siberian Railway – the Russian steel belt. When we will reach the station Dark Fold, we will descend from the top of the Olkhinskoye plateau directly to the monuments of Circum-Baikal Railway. Standing next to the magnificent engineering constructions we will knew all features of their creation. In case of good physical preparation of the group, we will go further to the Habartui Tunnel Complex – the Circum-Baikal Railroad in miniature, where we will see all types of buildings of the CBR on a small distance of the railway track. Next, we will go back to the station Dark Fold to return back to Irkutsk.

Main attractions: Angasolskaya loop, stone and concrete viaducts through the river Angasolka, Gallery №16 "Big Angasolskaya", Gallery №17 "Small Angasolskaya", Children and Youth Mountaineering Camp "Angasolka", Tunnel №38 "Small Prop Bay" tunnel number 37 "Big Prop Bay", Gallery No. 15 "Unnamed", Power station in Habartui Fold, rocks excavation of Cape Khabartui, Tunnel No. 36 "Small Khabartui", Gallery №14 "Unnamed", Gallery №13 " Khabartui", Tunnel №35 " Great Khabartui".

Duration: 14 hours, 18-22 km.

Visit to the museum: not planned.

The cost of the tour includes:
  • the price of the ticket for train back and forth,
  • services of a qualified guide for 14 hours,
  • services of qualified medical support for 14 hours,
  • two meals a day in the village of Staraya Angasolka at the Irkutsk mountaineering camp,
  • delivery to the place of residence after arrival in Irkutsk.

Restriction on age: the excursion is not recommended for persons under the age of 12 years.

Attention! Participation requires an inoculation against tick-borne encephalitis or medical insurance in case of a tick bite, as well as a repellent spray. In winter it is possible to organize a ski trip to Slyudyanka


Price list:

Number of people in the group 1 2 3 4 5 6 7-10 11-13 14-18 19-23 24-32 33-39 40-49
Adult, RUB 18020 9440 6580 5150 4590 4310 4310 4150 2410 3110 2870 2570 2300
School, RUB 17800 9220 6360 4930 4170 3990 3990 3930 3360 2880 2640 2340 2080