If you are travelling on one of our Trans-Siberian Journeys, you are able to choose from an exciting selection of optional adventures in Yekaterinburg and Lake Baikal featured below. Please note that these Optional Adventures are not available to anyone who has booked a Costsaver Journey.
Make the most of your time in Yekaterinburg with one of these little gems. All options are to be booked and paid in advance, please advise us if you wish to book any of these activities. Alternatively spend your time at leisure in Yekaterinburg.
From Yekaterinburg take a day trip to Peschanoe Lake and walk along the river banks, taking in the breathtaking views, before heading to the 17th century Ural village of Reshoty, which has maintained its ancient way of life. Starts/ends: Yekaterinburg
Test your dog sledding skills in Yekaterinburg. You will be accompanied by a skilled instructor who will explain how to manage the dogs and sled and then it is up to you to take control of the reins. This is an experience of a lifetime, racing through a snowy landscape with your new-found canine friends! Starts/ends: Yekaterinburg
Make the most of your time in Listvyanka on the shores of Baikal, by choosing one of our 5 optional activities that most appeals to you. All options are to be paid in advance, please specify your preference at time of booking. Alternatively spend your time at leisure by beautiful Lake Baikal.
Enjoy a scenic and leisurely trek through the stunning taiga of the Primorsky Mountain to a nearby bay on the shores of Lake Baikal where you'll camp overnight before continuing your trek to the lakeside village of Listvyanka. Starts/ends: Irkutsk.
If you're booking the Listvyanka & Lake Baikal bolt-on then consider enhancing your stay with a guided walking tour of Listvyanka and some winter fun, cross country skiing on the shores of Lake Baikal. Starts/ends: Listvyanka
If you are booking our Listvyanka & Lake Baikal bolt-on, consider enhancing your stay with a guided walking tour of Listyvanka and the Lake Baikal Museum, and a scenic Lake Baikal excursion. Starts/ends: Listvyanka