Dates & Prices
Venture across a vast, off-road 4WD trail before embarking on a guided hike to the spectacular Volcanoes Valley.
Itinerary View map
Day 1:Welcome to Irkutsk Welcome to Siberia! At the airport you’ll meet your tour leader and receive a briefing on the trip before setting off on an off-road adventure, passing Lake Baikal. You will stop along the way at many scenic spots, including a sacred spot in the Buryat Republic to taste traditional Siberian cuisine.
Day 2:4X4 Journey to Sentsa river On Day 2 tour you’ll experience the actual highs and lows of driving off-road in Siberia, taking a scenic 4WD journey along the Sentsa river valley.
Day 3:Start of the trekking route: Cherbi Pass Trek 18km over the Cherbi pass and enjoy views of many frozen peaks and emerald mountain lakes along the way. After lunch you will finally encounter the mysterious Valley of Volcanoes.
Day 4:Exploring the Valley of Volcanoes Today will be devoted to exploring the valley of extinct volcanoes. You’ll see craters over 100m deep and a lava field covering more than 30 square kilometres.
Day 5:Khoyoto-Gol thermal springs You’ll take the familiar route back to the Khoyoto -Gol Springs and are invited to enjoy a night swim in the warm spring water pool upon arrival.
Day 6:Journey back Back on the road, you’ll enjoy the impressive landscapes surrounding the Oka river and arrive at the Zhombolok waterfall where you’lll set up camp and stay overnight.
Day 7:Nukhu Rock Take a 200km drive to the White Irkut river nestled within the mountains, and take a picturesque walk to a famous arched rock along the way, Nukhu, where you’ll stay overnight.
Day 8:Farewell hugs Transfer to Irkutsk, with spectacular views of the Sayan mountains before your journey home.
All meals (except 1st day breakfast and lunch, and last day lunch and dinner)
Group arrival and departure airport transfers
All transportation on tour 4wd car or 6wd truck-bus
Local English-speaking tour leader, local guide, experienced drivers
Activities and sights
All sights indicated in the itinerary
Equipment rental, tents, kitchenware, campfire equipment
Russian visa support documents
*Russian visa can be arranged by 56th Parallel for an additional cost (for Australian citizens only). Apply for comprehensive visa service here.
Flights, travel insurance, visa, optional excursions, individual transfers, tips
Dates & Prices
|29 Jul - 5 Aug 2018
Guaranteed Departures||Limited spaces||US $2,250||N/A|
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of 56th Parallel