Baikal. Week program

 Baikal 2021

Varied terrain and breathtaking views of the lake! Helicopter Eurocopter EC-130 T2.

5 days, 5 hours of flight time, 550.000 RUB for a standard group of 4 guests / 890.000 RUB for private groupe of 4 guests

Dates 2020-2021:
14 November – 19 November
19 November – 26 December
28 November – 3 December
5 December – 10 December
12 December – 17 December
19 December – 24 December
Khamar-Daban is a mountain range located south of Lake Baikal. It meets the maximum amount of precipitation at the beginning of winter, while ice does not skim the clear waters of the lake.
Our base and helicopad are located in the village on the shore of the lake in a few minutes flight from the ski area.
Helicopters: AS350 B3 or EC 130 T2
Groups: 4 people + guide in one groupe / 2 groups per 1 helicopter
Vertical drop: 500 – 1000 m
Number of runs per day: 8-15 runs
The skiing area: landing up to 2000m, scenеry alpine zone and amazing tree skiing.
Sunday: early arrival to Irkutsk (5 hours flight from Moscow), breakfast, transfer to the base (3 hours), rest.
Monday – Friday: 5 days of heliskiing.
Friday evening: transfer to Irkutsk. Night in the *** hotel in the centre of the city.
Saturday: departure to Moscow.
Price: 550.000 RUB for standard group (2 groups of 4 guests each, 1 guide per group, one helicopter) and 890.000 RUB for private group (one group of 4 guests, two guides per helicopter, one helicopter per group) are included:
– Meeting in airport of Irkutsk
– Transfer Irkutsk – Tanhoy – Irkutsk;
– 5 hours of helicopter time for a group of 4 guests;
– A certified ski guide for each group;
– Double accommodation in the lodge from Sunday to Friday;
– Double accommodation in Irkutsk from Friday to Saturday;
– Breakfast, lunches in the mountains, dinner in the Lodge;
– avalanche equipment (avalanche backpack/tranceiver/probe/showel).
Not included:
– flight to Irkutsk;
– insurance;
– food in Irkutsk;
– drinks;
– bad weather programs;
– helicopter transfer from Irkutsk to the base (on request);
– single accommodation in the lodge (33.000 rub);
– additional flying time (160.000 rub / hour per helicopter).
Sunday. Early arrival to Irkutsk by Aeroflot or S7 flights. Breakfast and 3 hours transfer to the lodge. Accommodation, meeting with guides, safety briefing, rest, walk along the Baikal coast, sauna (russian “banya”). Usually on the day of arrival we don’t ski, but adjustments are possible on request or according the weather forecast.
Monday to Thursday. 4 days of powder skiing and enjoying the charming views of Lake Baikal and the Khamar-Daban mountain range.
Friday: one more heliski day and evening transfer to Irkutsk with accommodation in a 3-star hotel Ibis in the city center.
Saturday: departure.
08:00 – 08:30 – breakfast
09:00 – 16:00 – heliski program, with a break for lunch.
17:00 – light soup after the day of skiing, rest time, Russian bathhouse, dinner.
Our base is located on the coast of the lake Baikal in a few minutes of flight from the heli ski area. There double accommodation including in the price but you can also order a single rooms for extra price.
Additional activities
Skiing in the Sobolinaya Mountain ski resort. 3 lifts, 500m drop.
Snowmobiling in the nearest mountain valleys.
Ski tour to Mamai mountains with snowmobile access.