LISTVYANKA TRAVEL INFORMATION
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Baikal Chalet Listvyanka



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A reasonable price accommodation for inquisitive travellers at lake Baikal, "BAIKAL CHALET LISTVYANKA" is built in the traditional Russian wooden architecture style. It is situated in Listvyanka settlement, 750-800 m up valley from the lake, surrounded by gardens and cabins of the local people. A spectacular view of the Lake Baikal's blue mirror opens up from windows of the lodge. Lovely heels with silver birch, pines and larch trees start beyond our garden. It's a great place to admire the outstanding nature of the greatest lake, feeling real Russian countryside atmosphere.

Listvyanka is an old-style Siberian village, situated at the source of the Angara river, the only outlet of Baikal. The history of the settlement starts in the early 18th century, when a ferry took exploreres and merchants across the lake on their way to Mongolia, China and the Far East. Village is relatively overdeveloped, with a tourist-oriented fish and souvenirs markets, picnic areas and a plethora of cafes.

"Baikal Chalet" is a good quality and budget friendly accommodation open all year around. There are thirteen comfortable twin rooms with WC, bathroom, hot and cold water. All rooms with the view to the lake Baikal. Breakfast is included and on your wish traditional Siberian lunch and dinner, with Baikal omul fish, are served. Spacious diningroom and a balcony welcome you for a cup of tea or a sit outside with a great view to the lake. The harbor, bus station, cafe, souvenir shops, restaurants and pub are in 10 minutes walk from the lodge. The friendly staff will support you with tourist information and help to organize your activity around Listvyanka. You can also look through or buy maps and post cards.
Good discounts from October to April. Enjoy our hospitality and you always welcomed !

Address : Listvyanka, 75 Gudina str. One hundred meters north from the Listvyanka harbor and the bus station along Baikal, left turn and 800 meters up the street.

To get to "Listvyanka" from Irkutsk you need to get to the bus station of Irkutsk city. The regular public bus leaves at 9.00am, 2.30pm, 4.00pm and 7.00pm. There are also minibuses taking people to Listvyanka, departing from the bus station every 30-40 minutes. You need to find platform #3 and the bus with the blue lake Baikal sign and "Listvyanka" on it. Or you may just ask for "Listvyanka ??" and follow the directions.
In summer time, there are public hydrofoils, leaving to Listvyanka and Bolshie Koty daily at 9.00am and at 2.00pm from Raketa jetty, Solnechniy district, up from the city damb of Irkutsk.

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 "Baikal Chalet Listvyanka", contacts: 8 (3952) 46-02-04, booking: 8 (3952) 46-22-44, mobile: 8 914 8 951 961, address: Gudina str. 75, Listvyanka, Irkutsk region, Russia