Enjoy a 3-hour city tour by car. It starts at the historical part of the city: Epiphany Cathedral, the oldest stone- structure Church of our Saviour and the only Catholic Cathedral in Irkutsk, Polish Roman Catholic Church.
In the museum you’ll see the settlements of indigenous Siberian people of 17th-20th centuries. Some of the buildings presented in the museum were brought there from the villages that were flooded after building a dam in Irkutsk.
A trip to Listvyanka by car. Guided tour to the local Baikal museum that has a set of aquariums. There is one with the only mammal representative, the Baikal Seal, in it. Your guide will show you the famous Shaman Rock and tell you the legend about the naughty Angara River.
Arshan is a Buryat village located in the Tunkinskaya Valley (altitude 893 m. above the sea level). The road to Arshan takes about 3-4 hrs one way.
The train will make stops at historically important villages on the way, which gives you a chance to walk around and take beautiful pictures of the monuments of engineering, architecture and nature.