Embark on an extraordinary journey to the heart of Siberia, where the serene beauty of Lake Baikal transforms into a mesmerising frozen playground. The video, captured at this natural wonder, offers a glimpse into the magical experience of skating on the world’s deepest and oldest freshwater lake.
Discover the Unforgettable
Crystal-Clear Ice: Glide effortlessly over the pristine, glass-like surface of Lake Baikal’s frozen waters. The clarity of the ice beneath your skates creates a surreal and unforgettable skating experience.
Spectacular Scenery: Immerse yourself in the breathtaking surroundings of Lake Baikal. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains and vast expanses of ice, this UNESCO World Heritage Site provides a backdrop that is both tranquil and awe-inspiring.
Frozen Wonders: Marvel at the unique ice formations that grace the surface of the lake. From intricate patterns to massive ice bubbles trapped beneath the frozen surface, every skate at Lake Baikal is a journey through nature’s artistry.
Skating Routes: Discover the best routes for skating on Lake Baikal, whether you’re a seasoned skater seeking a thrilling adventure or a beginner looking for a leisurely glide. We will help you make the most of your experience.
Local Insights: Learn about the rich culture and traditions of the local communities around Lake Baikal. Connect with the welcoming locals who share their stories and make your visit a truly immersive cultural experience.
Tailored Itineraries for Skating Enthusiasts
Whether you’re a seasoned professional skater or just starting out, we specialise in curating personalised itineraries that cater to your skill level and preferences. Our goal is to provide you with a unique and unforgettable skating experience at Lake Baikal. Below, we present a sample itinerary as a glimpse into the possibilities we can tailor for you.
4 Day Itinerary
Day 1: Irkutsk Arrival. Arrive in the picturesque city of Irkutsk, where the adventure begins. After your arrival, settle into your chosen accommodation—whether a comfortable hotel or a cozy homestay for a restful night’s sleep.
Day 2: Bolshoe Goloustnoe to Bolshie Koty Skating Expedition. Embark on a scenic drive to Bolshoe Goloustnoe, the starting point of your skating adventure. Glide across the crystal-clear ice, covering a distance of 30 kilometers to reach the charming village of Bolshie Koty. While the route is often a seamless skating experience, occasional snowfall may add a touch of magic, transforming the ice into a snowy wonderland. Prepare to walk a few kilometers if needed. Overnight in a welcoming family home or chalet, immersing yourself in the local atmosphere.
Day 3: Bolshie Koty to Listvyanka and Sightseeing. Continue your journey on skates or by foot from Bolshie Koty to Listvyanka, covering a distance of 20 kilometers. Revel in the breathtaking scenery as you make your way to your destination. Upon arrival, choose to transfer to Irkutsk or opt for an overnight stay in Listvyanka. If you stay, indulge in a full day of sightseeing, including a visit to the Lake Baikal Museum, soaking in the rich cultural and natural heritage.
Day 4: Departure from Irkutsk. Conclude your unforgettable Lake Baikal adventure with a day of departure from Irkutsk, carrying with you the memories of a magical skating experience on the pristine ice of this extraordinary natural wonder.
How to Book
Reach out to us, and let’s craft an itinerary that perfectly suits your skating aspirations and ensures an unforgettable experience on the world’s most extraordinary natural skating rink.